Admiral Blas de Lezo y Olavarrieta

Medium humanoid (human), neutral rogue (swashbuckler) 5/fighter (brute) 11

Armor Class 17 (breastplate, fighting style)
Hit Points 163 (11d10+5d8+80)
Speed 30 ft.

14 (+2) 14 (+2) 20 (+5) 14 (+2) 10 (+0) 14 (+2)

Saving Throws Str +7, Con +10
Skills Athletics +7, History +12, Insight +5, Perception +5, Persuasion +12; navigator’s tools +7, thieves’ tools +7, vehicles (water) +7
Senses passive Perception 15
Languages Spanish, Thieves’ Cant
Challenge 11 (7,200 XP)

Special Traits

  • Action Surge (1/short Rest). Once on his turn, Blas de Lezo can take an additional action on top of his regular action and a possible bonus action.
  • Brutal Toughness. Blas de Lezo gains a +1d6 bonus to saving throws and death saves (treating final results of 20 or higher on a death saving throw as a natural 20).
  • Combat Footing. Whenever he makes a melee attack against a creature on his turn, Blas de Lezo doesn’t provoke opportunity attacks from that creature until the end of his turn.
  • Cunning Action (1/turn). Blas de Lezo can use a bonus action to take the Dash, Disengage, or Hide action.
  • Indomitable (1/long Rest). Blas de Lezo can reroll a saving throw that he fails but must use the new roll.
  • Second Wind (1/short Rest). On his turn, Blas de Lezo can use a bonus action to regain 1d10+11 hit points.
  • Sneak Attack (1/turn). Blas de Lezo deals an extra 10 (3d6) damage when he hits a target with a weapon attack and has advantage on the attack roll, when the target is within 5 feet of an ally of Blas de Lezo that isn’t incapacitated and Blas de Lezo doesn’t have disadvantage on the attack roll, or when the only creature within 5 feet of Blas de Lezo is his target.
  • Swashbuckling. Blas de Lezo adds his Charisma modifier (+2) when rolling for initiative.
  • Fortune Points (3/long Rest). Blas de Lezo can spend one fortune point to reroll an attack roll, ability check, or saving throw, or to force an attacker to reroll an attack made against him.


  • Multiattack. Blas de Lezo attacks three times when he takes the Attack action.
  • Saber. Melee Weapon Attack: +7 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 9 (2d6+2) slashing damage.
  • Pistol (6). Ranged Weapon Attack: +9 to hit, range 30/90 ft., one target. Hit: 11 (1d10+1d6+2) piercing damage.
  • Musket. Ranged Weapon Attack: +9 to hit, range 40/120 ft., one target. Hit: 12 (1d12+1d6+2) piercing damage.


  • Uncanny Dodge. When an attacker Blas de Lezo can see hits him with an attack, he can use his reaction to halve the attack’s damage against him.


This mythological figure will stick with you like a peg-leg caught in a hole on deck. The astute historians among you may get the clue but if that’s not you, read onward and check out Admiral Blas de Lezo y Olavarrieta, a legendary Spanish naval officer!

Blas de Lezo is able to acquire passage on a sailing ship for him and his allies free of charge. He has no control over the ship’s route, departure, or return, and although no coin is required he and his companions do have to help crew the vessel.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Mythological Figures & Maleficent Monsters Copyright 2020 EN Publishing. Authors Mike Myler, Russ Morrissey.

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