Esperanza Simmion "Chem"

Good with the chemicals, Not so good with the people...

Description:

Esperanza Simmion “Chem”
Female, Human, Taldan
23 yo, 5’7", 137 lbs
Blonde Hair, Hazel Eyes, Fair Skin

Class: alchemist (chirurgeon)
Alignment: True Neutral
Init +3; Senses Perception +4

Defense

AC 16, touch 13, flat-footed 13 (+ 3 armor, + 3 Dex )
hp 9 (1d8+ 1)
Fort + 3, Ref + 5, Will + 0

Offense

Speed 30 ft.
Ranged bomb + 5 (1d6 + 3 Fire) or
light crossbow + 4 (1d8 + 1/19-20)
Special Attacks bomb 6/day (1d6+3 fire, DC 13)
Alchemist (Chirurgeon) Extracts Prepared: bomber’s eye[APG], cure light wounds

Statistics

Str 10, Dex 16, Con 12, Int 16, Wis 10, Cha 8
Base Atk + 0; CMB + 0; CMD 13

Feats: Brew Potion, Extra Bombs[APG], Point-blank Shot, Throw Anything

Traits: alchemical adept, rich parents

Skills: Appraise + 7, Craft (alchemy) + 7 (+ 8 to create alchemical items, + 9 to craft alchemical items), Disable Device + 7, Knowledge (arcana) + 7, Knowledge (nature) + 7, Perception + 4, Spellcraft + 7, Survival + 4, Use Magic Device + 3

Languages: Common, Dwarven, Elven, Undercommon

Special: alchemy (alchemy crafting + 1), mutagen (+ 4/-2, + 2 natural armor, 10 minutes)

Combat Gear: mutagen, potion of cure light wounds, acid (3), alchemist’s fire (2), ghast retch flask, sneezing powder;

Other Gear: leaf armor, crossbow bolts (10), light crossbow, alchemist’s kit, chest, medium, decorative trim, ear trumpet, earplugs, helmet candle, smoked goggles, thieves’ tools, trail rations (2), travelling formula book, 50 gp, 8 sp, 7 cp

Special Abilities

  • Alchemical Adept Raw materials are not consumed on failed craft checks for alchemical items.
  • Alchemy + 1 (Su) + 1 to Craft (Alchemy) to create alchemical items, can Id potions by touch.
  • Bomb 1d6 + 3 (6/day, DC 13) (Su) Thrown Splash Weapon deals 1d6 + 3 fire damage.
  • Earplugs + 2 save vs. hearing effects, – 5 hearing-based Perception.
  • Mutagen (DC 13) (Su) Mutagen adds + 4 to a physical & – 2 to a mental attribute, and + 2 nat. armor for 10 minutes.
  • Point-Blank Shot + 1 to attack and damage rolls with ranged weapons at up to 30 feet.
  • Smoked goggles + 8 save vs. visual effects, – 4 sight-based Perception and you treat all opponents as having 20% concealment.
  • Throw Anything Proficient with improvised ranged weapons. + 1 to hit with thrown splash weapons.
Bio:

Theodore Lythander Simmion, is a Barron by birthright to the house Simmion. While, the royal rank of the house is quite low on the ladder, the pomp and arrogance of the family is quite high. Though that could be said of most royal houses of Taldor.

Esperanza Theodra Simmion is the youngest of three daughters to Barron Simmion. Their hope for an heir ended with Esperanza’s birth and the untimely passing of her mother.

Her two elder sisters were her seniors by 10 and 12 years. They were old enough to help with her raising, but resented her for the lose of their mother. Barron Simmion, dearly loved and endulged her, but was not capable of bringing up a young girl. Thus, she was left to her own devices.

At a very young age, her curiosity lead her to the rooms of the House’s Alchemist, simply called Chem. He was a wizened old man who was becoming quite bored with his mundane duties to the house. Esperanza sparked his curiosity again with her constant questions and curious excitement for the inner workings of all things, chemical, mechanical, and natural.

Her lack of tact, diplomacy, and concern for court politics made her a terrible socialite. The unchanging facts, reproducibility, and laws of nature made more sense to her than the emotions and whims of the royals her age. She delighted in the fact that chemical reactions did not falter if they were on the head of a gutter rat or the untouchable lockes of her darling older sister. Her father decided it would be in the best interest for Esperanza if she formally studied under Chem (not to mention to save face for the family at court).

Chem died when Esperanza was 17 years old, but she assumed the position and title of Chem. After five years of service to her fathers house and village, she became complacent and yearned to learn and experience new things for study and experimentation. Her father gladly secured her way on a voyage to Kar-Kaurin for a neighboring Lords quest.

Esperanza Simmion "Chem"

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