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Wandering Watersinger

Medium humanoid (sea elf), chaotic neutral

Armor Class 15 (chain shirt)
Hit Points 99 (18d8 + 18)
Speed 30 ft., swim 30 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
10 (+0) 14 (+2) 12 (+1) 10 (+0) 12 (+1) 18 (+4)

Saving Throws Dexterity+4
Tools One musical instrument
Skills Perception +3
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 13
Languages Common, Elvish
Challenge 4 (1,100 XP)

Special Traits

  • Combat Inspiration. The wandering watersinger grants one creature a 1d8 Inspiration die and it can roll that die and add the number rolled to a weapon damage roll it just made. Alliteratively. when an attack roll is made against the inspired creature, it can use its reaction to roll the Inspiration die and add the number rolled to its AC against that attack after seeing the roll but before knowing whether it hits or misses.
  • Dead Shot. The wandering watersinger does an extra die of damage with pistols (included in its attack).
  • Shanty of Rest. When the wandering watersinger plays music during a short rest, at the end all friendly creatures who regain hit points regain an extra 1d6 hit points.
  • Special Gear. Waterproof book full of bawdy pirate songs worth 50 gp, turtle shell hair clip worth 10 gp, 11 gp, feather token (fan).
  • Spellcasting. The wandering watersinger casts spells as a 7th level bard (save DC 14, spell attack +6). Its spellcasting ability is Charisma, and it has the following spells prepared:

Actions

  • Multiattack. The wandering watersinger makes two attacks one with its longsword and once with its pistol.
  • Longsword. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 6 (1d8 + 2) slashing damage.
  • Pistol. Ranged Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft. or range 20/60 ft., one target. Hit: 11 (2d8 + 2) bludgeoning and piercing damage.

About

Whenever possible, this bard fights as a part of a team, supporting her allies and using her power over water to harry her foes. If she is outmatched, she will run away into the ocean, trusting her swim speed to get her out of harm’s way, and find a new set of allies.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pirate Campaign Compendium © 2018, Legendary Games; Lead Designer Jason Nelson. Authors: Alex Augunas, Jeff Gomez, Matt Goodall, Jim Groves, Tim Hitchcock, Victoria Jaczko, Jonathan H. Keith, Lyz Liddell, Thomas J. Phillips, Alistair J. Rigg, Alex Riggs, Loren Sieg, Neil Spicer, Todd Stewart, Rachel Ventura, Michael D. Welham, Linda Zayas-Palmer.