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Epic Prestige Class Progressions

Epic Arcane Archer

Table: Epic Arcane Archer
Level Special
11th Enchant arrow +6
12th
13th Enchant arrow +7
14th Bonus feat
15th Enchant arrow +8
16th
17th Enchant arrow +9
18th Bonus feat
19th Enchant arrow +10
20th
Hit Die

d8.

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

4 + Int modifier.

Enchant Arrow

For every two levels beyond 9th, the potency of the arrows fired by the arcane archer increases by +1.

Hail of Arrows

In lieu of his or her regular attacks, once per day the arcane archer can fire an arrow at each and every target within range, with a maximum number of targets equal to his or her arcane archer class level, as normal.

Bonus Feats

The arcane archer gains a bonus feat (selected from the list of epic arcane archer feats) every four levels after 10th.

Epic Arcane Archer Bonus Feat List

Blinding Speed, Combat Archery, Distant Shot, Epic Prowess, Epic Speed, Epic Toughness, Epic Weapon Focus (any bow other than a crossbow), Improved Arrow of Death, Improved Combat Casting, Improved Low-Light Vision, Improved Manyshot, Swarm of Arrows, Uncanny Accuracy.

Epic Arcane Trickster

Table: Epic Arcane Trickster
Level Special
11th Impromptu sneak attack 3/day
12th Sneak attack +6d6
13th Ranged legerdemain 4/day
14th Sneak attack +7d6, bonus feat
15th Impromptu sneak attack 4/day
16th Sneak attack +8d6
17th Ranged legerdemain 5/day
18th Sneak attack +9d6, bonus feat
19th Impromptu sneak attack 5/day
20th Sneak attack +10d6
Hit Die

d4

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

4 + Int modifier

Spells

The epic arcane trickster’s caster level increases by 1 per level gained above 10th. The epic arcane trickster continues to gain new spells per day (and spells known, if applicable) at each new level, up to the maximum spells per day and spells known of the arcane spellcasting class to which the arcane trickster belonged before adding the prestige class.

Sneak Attack

The epic arcane trickster’s sneak attack damage increases by +1d6 every 2 levels above 10th.

Impromptu Sneak Attack

The arcane trickster may use this ability one additional time per day for every 4 levels above 7th.

Ranged Legerdemain

The arcane trickster may use this ability one additional time per day for every 4 levels above 9th.

Bonus Feats

The epic arcane trickster gains a bonus feat selected from the list of epic arcane trickster feats) every 4 levels after 10th.

Epic Arcane Trickster Bonus Feat List

Automatic Silent Spell Automatic Still Spell, Blinding Speed, Epic Skill Focus, Improved Combat Casting, Improved Sneak Attack, Improved Spell Capacity, Lingering Damage, Self-Concealment, Sneak Attack of Opportunity, Spell Knowledge, Spell Opportunity, Spell Stowaway.

Epic Assassin

Table: The Epic Assassin
Level Special
11th Sneak attack +6d6
12th +6 save against poison
13th Sneak attack +7d6
14th +7 save against poison, bonus feat
15th Sneak attack +8d6
16th +8 save against poison
17th Sneak attack +9d6
18th +9 save against poison, bonus feat
19th Sneak attack +10d6
20th +10 save against poison
Hit Die

d6.

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

4 + Int modifier.

Sneak Attack

The epic assassin’s sneak attack damage increases by +1d6 every two levels after 9th.

Death Attack

The assassin counts only half his or her class levels beyond 10th when determining the DC to resist this attack.

Spells

The assassin’s caster level is equal to his or her class level. The assassin’s number of spells per day does not increase after 10th level.

Uncanny Dodge

The assassin’s uncanny dodge bonus on saves against traps doesn’t increase after 10th level.

Saving Throw Bonus against Poison

The assassin’s bonus on saves against poison increases by +1 every two levels after 10th.

Bonus Feats

The epic assassin gains a bonus feat (selected from the list of epic assassin feats) every four levels after 10th.

Epic Assassin Bonus Feat List

Dexterous Fortitude, Dexterous Will, Improved Combat Casting, Improved Death Attack, Improved Sneak Attack, Improved Spell Capacity, Legendary Tracker, Lingering Damage, Sneak Attack of Opportunity, Spell Knowledge, Spontaneous Spell, Superior Initiative, Tenacious Magic, Uncanny Accuracy.

Epic Blackguard

Table: The Epic Blackguard
Level Special
11th
12th
13th Sneak attack +4d6, bonus feat
14th
15th Smite good 4/day
16th Sneak attack +5d6, bonus feat
17th
18th
19th Sneak attack +6d6, bonus feat
20th Smite good 5/day
Hit Die

d10.

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

2 + Int modifier.

Spells

The blackguard’s caster level is equal to his or her class level. The blackguard’s number of spells per day does not increase after 10th level.

Smite Good

The epic blackguard gains one additional daily use of smite good every 5 levels after 10th. The epic blackguard adds his or her class level to damage with any smite good attack, as normal.

Command Undead

The blackguard commands undead as a cleric of two levels lower, as normal.

Sneak Attack

The epic blackguard’s sneak attack damage increases by +1d6 every three levels after 10th.

Fiendish Servant

Up to 20th character level, a fiendish servant’s powers depend on its master’s character level, not his or her blackguard class level. After that, they depend on his or her blackguard level. For every five blackguard levels above 10th the fiendish servant gains +2 bonus Hit Dice, its natural armor in-creases by +2, and its Strength and Intelligence each increase by +1.

Fallen Paladins

A blackguard who trades in more than ten levels of paladin can gain more than ten levels of blackguard, but only if his character level is 21st or higher.

Bonus Feats

The epic blackguard gains a bonus feat (selected from the list of epic blackguard feats) every three levels after 10th.

Epic Blackguard Bonus Feat List

Armor Skin, Devastating Critical, Epic Leadership, Epic Prowess, Epic Reputation, Epic Toughness, Epic Weapon Focus, Great Smiting, Improved Aura of Despair, Improved Combat Casting, Improved Sneak Attack, Improved Spell Capacity, Legendary Commander, Legendary Rider, Lingering Damage, Negative Energy Burst, Overwhelming Critical, Perfect Health, Permanent Emanation, Planar Turning, Spontaneous Spell, Undead Mastery, Unholy Strike, Widen Aura of Despair, Zone of Animation.

Epic Dragon Disciple

Table: Epic Dragon Disciple
Level Special
11th
12th
13th Breath weapon (8d8), natural armor +5
14th Bonus feat
15th
16th Natural armor +6
17th Breath weapon (10d8)
18th Bonus feat
19th Natural armor +7
20th
Hit Die

d12.

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

2 + Int modifier.

Natural Armor

At 13th level, and every 3 levels thereafter, the dragon disciple’s natural armor bonus increases by +1 (to +5 at 13th, +6 at 16th, and so on).

Breath Weapon

At 13th level, and every 4 levels thereafter, the damage dealt by the epic dragon disciple’s breath weapon increases by 2d8.

Bonus Feats

The epic dragon disciple gains a bonus feat (selected from the list of epic dragon disciple feats) every 4 levels after 10th.

Epic Dragon Disciple Bonus Feat List

Armor Skin, Damage Reduction, Epic Prowess, Epic Skill Focus (Knowledge [arcana]), Epic Toughness, Extended Life Span, Flyby Attack, Great Charisma, Great Constitution, Great Strength, Hover, Improved Combat Casting, Improved Darkvision, Improved Spell Capacity, Improved Spell Resistance, Snatch, Spell Knowledge, Wingover.

Non-epic feat. Treat the dragon disciple’s age category as one-half his class level for the purpose of the Hover feat.

Epic Duelist

Table: Epic Duelist
Level Special
11th
12th
13th Bonus feat
14th
15th Precise strike +3d6
16th Bonus feat
17th
18th
19th Bonus feat
20th Precise strike +4d6
Hit Die

d10

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

4 + Int modifier

Precise Strike

Every five levels above 10th, the extra damage inflicted by the epic duelist’s precise strike increases by +1d6.

Bonus Feats

The epic duelist gains a bonus feat (selected from the list of epic duelist feats) every 3 levels after 10th.

Epic Duelist Bonus Feat List

Blinding Speed, Epic Prowess, Epic Reputation, Epic Skill Focus, Epic Speed, Epic Weapon Focus (rapier), Exceptional Deflection*, Improved Combat Reflexes, Improved Whirlwind Attack, Infinite Deflection*, Perfect Two-Weapon Fighting, Superior Initiative, Two-Weapon Rend.

*The epic duelist need not have Improved Unarmed Strike to qualify for these feats, but in that case must be using a light or one-handed piercing weapon.

Epic Dwarven Defender

Table: The Epic Dwarven Defender
Dwarven Defender Level AC Bonus Special
11th +4 Defensive stance 6/day
12th +4 Trap sense +3
13th +5 Defensive stance 7/day
14th +5 Damage reduction 9/—
15th +5 Bonus feat, defensive stance 8/day
16th +6 Trap sense +4
17th +6 Defensive stance 9/day
18th +6 Damage reduction 12/—
19th +7 Defensive stance 10/day
20th +7 Bonus feat, trap sense +5
Hit Die

d12.

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

2 + Int modifier.

Defensive Stance

The epic dwarven defender gains one additional defensive stance per day every two levels above 9th.

Defensive Awareness

The dwarven defender’s defensive awareness bonus on saves against traps doesn’t increase after 10th level.

Damage Reduction

The epic dwarven defender’s damage reduction increases by 3 points every four levels above 10th.

Trap Sense (Ex)

The epic dwarven defender’s bonus increases by +1 every four levels higher than 8th.

Bonus Feats

The epic dwarven defender gains a bonus feat (selected from the list of epic dwarven defender feats) every five levels after 10th.

Epic Dwarven Defender Bonus Feat List

Armor Skin, Bulwark of Defense, Damage Reduction, Devastating Critical, Energy Resistance, Epic Endurance, Epic Prowess, Epic Toughness, Epic Weapon Focus, Fast Healing, Improved Combat Reflexes, Improved Darkvision, Instant Reload, Overwhelming Critical, Perfect Health, Spellcasting Harrier.

Epic Eldritch Knight

Table: Epic Eldritch Knight
Level Special
11th
12th
13th
14th Bonus feat
15th
16th
17th
18th Bonus feat
19th
20th
Hit Die

d6

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

2 + Int modifier

Spells

The epic eldritch knight’s caster level increases by 1 per level gained above 10th. The epic eldritch knight continues to gain new spells per day (and spells known, if applicable) at each new level, up to the maximum spells per day and spells known of the arcane spellcasting class to which the eldritch knight belonged before adding the prestige class.

Bonus Feats

The epic eldritch knight gains a bonus feat (selected from the list of epic eldritch knight feats) every 4 levels after 10th.

Epic Eldritch Knight Bonus Feat List

Armor Skin, Automatic Still Spell, Combat Archery, Damage Reduction, Devastating Critical, Dire Charge, Distant Shot, Enhance Spell, Epic Prowess, Epic Spell Focus, Epic Spell Penetration, Epic Spellcasting, Epic Toughness, Epic Weapon Focus, Ignore Material Components, Improved Combat Casting, Improved Combat Reflexes, Improved Manyshot, Improved Spell Capacity, Improved Whirlwind Attack, Instant Reload, Legendary Rider, Overwhelming Critical, Penetrate Damage Reduction, Perfect Two-Weapon Fighting, Permanent Emanation, Spell Knowledge, Spell Opportunity, Spell Stowaway, Spellcasting Harrier, Spontaneous Spell, Storm of Throws, Superior Initiative, Swarm of Arrows, Tenacious Magic, Two-Weapon Rend, Uncanny Accuracy.

Epic Horizon Walker

Table: Epic Horizon Walker
Level Special
11th Improved Terrain Mastery
12th Improved Terrain Mastery
13th Improved Terrain Mastery
14th Bonus feat, improved Terrain Mastery
15th Improved Terrain Mastery
16th Improved Terrain Mastery
17th Improved Terrain Mastery
18th Bonus feat, improved Terrain Mastery
19th Improved Terrain Mastery
20th Improved Terrain Mastery
Hit Die

d8

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

4 + Int modifier

Improved Terrain Mastery

The epic horizon walker may select one of the terrains already in her terrain mastery repertoire. The insight bonus on attack and damage rolls against creatures of that terrain increases by +1. The maximum insight bonus for any one terrain is equal to the epic horizon walker’s class level divided by 10, rounded up.

Bonus Feats

The epic horizon walker gains a bonus feat (selected from the list of epic horizon walker feats) every 4 levels after 10th.

Epic Horizon Walker Bonus Feat List

Armor Skin, Blinding Speed, Energy Resistance, Epic Endurance, Epic Prowess, Epic Reputation, Epic Skill Focus, Epic Speed, Epic Toughness, Extended Life Span, Legendary Climber, Perfect Health, Polyglot.

Epic Loremaster

Table: The Epic Loremaster
Level Special
11th
12th
13th Bonus feat
14th
15th
16th Bonus feat
17th
18th
19th Bonus feat
20th
Hit Die

d4.

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

4 + Int modifier.

Spells

The epic loremaster’s caster level increases by 1 for each new loremaster level she attains. If she has more than one spellcasting class, she must decide which class receives the increase in caster level. The epic loremaster’s number of spells per day (and number of spells known, if applicable) does not automatically increase after 10th level.

Secret

The loremaster doesn’t gain additional secrets after 10th level, because there is a limit to the number of secrets that can be gained, but the character can choose a lore-master secret instead of a bonus feat. Remember that a character can’t select the same secret twice.

Lore

Add the loremaster’s class level + Intelligence modifier to all lore checks, as normal.

Bonus Feats

The epic loremaster gains a bonus feat (selected from the list of epic loremaster feats) every three levels after 10th.

Epic Loremaster Bonus Feat List

Augmented Alchemy, Automatic Quicken Spell, Automatic Silent Spell, Automatic Still Spell, Craft Epic Magic Arms and Armor, Craft Epic Rod, Craft Epic Staff, Craft Epic Wondrous Item, Efficient Item Creation, Enhance Spell, Epic Spell Focus, Epic Spell Penetration, Epic Spellcasting, Forge Epic Ring, Ignore Material Components, Improved Combat Casting, Improved Heighten Spell, Improved Metamagic, Improved Spell Capacity, Intensify Spell, Master Staff, Master Wand, Multispell, Permanent Emanation, Polyglot, Scribe Epic Scroll, Spell Knowledge, Spell Stowaway, Spell Opportunity, Spontaneous Spell, Tenacious Magic. In addition to the feats on this list, the loremaster can select a loremaster secret instead of a bonus feat.

Epic Mystic Theurge

Table: Epic Mystic Theurge
Level Special
11th
12th
13th
14th
15th
16th Bonus feat
17th
18th
19th
20th
Hit Die

d4

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

2 + Int modifier

Spells

When an odd-numbered mystic theurge level above 10th is gained she gains new spells per day (and spells known, if applicable), as if she had gained a level in an arcane spellcasting class she belonged to previously, up to the maximum spells per day and spells known by that class. Her caster level in that class also increases by +1. When an even-numbered mystic theurge level above 10th is gained she gains new spells per day (and spells known, if applicable), as if she had gained a level in a divine spellcasting class she belonged to previously, up to the maximum spells per day and spells known by that class. Her caster level in that class also increases by +1.

Bonus Feats

The epic mystic theurge gains a bonus feat (selected from the list of epic mystic theurge feats) every 6 levels after 10th.

Epic Mystic Theurge Bonus Feat List

Automatic Quicken Spell, Automatic Silent Spell, Automatic Still Spell, Bonus Domain, Enhance Spell, Epic Spell Focus, Epic Spell Penetration, Epic Spellcasting, Ignore Material Components, Improved Alignment-Based Casting, Improved Combat Casting, Improved Heighten Spell, Improved Metamagic, Improved Spell Capacity, Intensify Spell, Multispell, Permanent Emanation, Spell Knowledge, Spell Opportunity, Spell Stowaway, Spontaneous Domain Access, Spontaneous Spell, Tenacious Magic.

Epic Shadowdancer

Table: The Epic Shadowdancer
Level Special
11th
12th Summon shadow (four of 9 HD each), shadow jump (320 ft.)
13th Bonus feat
14th Shadow jump (640 ft.)
15th Summon shadow (five of 11 HD each)
16th Shadow jump (1,280 ft.), bonus feat
17th
18th Summon shadow (six of 13 HD each), shadow jump (2,560 ft.)
19th Bonus feat
20th Shadow jump (5,120 ft.)
Hit Die

d8.

Skill Points at Each Additional Level

6 + Int modifier.

Summon Shadow

Every third level gained after 9th adds +2 HD (and the requisite base attack and base save bonus increases) to the shadowdancer’s shadow companion.

Shadow Jump

The total distance of a shadowdancer’s shadow jump doubles every two levels after 10th.

Bonus Feats

The epic shadowdancer gains a bonus feat (selected from the list of epic shadowdancer feats) every three levels after 20th.

Epic Shadowdancer Bonus Feat List

Blinding Speed, Dexterous Fortitude, Dexterous Will, Epic Dodge, Epic Skill Focus, Epic Speed, Exceptional Deflection, Improved Combat Reflexes, Improved Darkvision, Improved Whirlwind Attack, Infinite Deflection, Legendary Leaper, Reflect Arrows, Self-Concealment, Spellcasting Harrier, Superior Initiative.