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Elvish Veteran Archer

Medium humanoid (elf), chaotic good or chaotic neutral

Armor Class 15 (studded leather)
Hit Points 77 (14d8 + 14)
Speed 30 ft.

11 (+0) 16 (+3) 12 (+1) 11 (+0) 13 (+1) 11 (+0)

Skills Nature +2, Perception +5, Stealth +5, Survival +3
Senses passive Perception 15
Languages Common, Elvish
Challenge 3 (700 XP)

Special Traits

  • Beast Hunter. The elvish veteran archer has advantage on Wisdom (Survival) checks to track beasts and on Intelligence (Nature) checks to recall information about beasts.
  • Fey Ancestry. The elvish veteran archer has advantage on saving throws against being charmed, and magic can’t put the elvish archer to sleep.
  • Keen Hearing and Sight. The elvish veteran archer has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing or sight.
  • Magic Weapons. The elvish veteran archer’s weapon attacks are magical.
  • Stealthy Traveler. The elvish veteran archer can use Stealth while traveling at a normal pace.
  • Surprise Attack. If the elvish veteran archer surprises a creature and hits it with an attack during the first round of combat, the target takes an extra 7 (2d6) damage from the attack.


  • Multiattack. The elvish veteran archer makes two melee attacks or three ranged attacks.
  • Shortsword. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft, one target. Hit: 7 (1d6 + 4) piercing damage.
  • Longbow. Ranged Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, range 150/600 ft., one target. Hit: 8 (1d8 + 4) piercing damage.
  • Volley (Recharge 6). The elvish archer makes one ranged attack against every enemy within 10 feet of a point it can see.


The elvish veteran archer is a stealthy hunter that quietly slips through the wood watching for game or intruders. While capable with a sword, the elvish archer’s true skill lies with the longbow and when unseen, she can launch a volley of arrows at her foes with deadly result.

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