The murderous assassin is a master of dealing death. No one is better at sneaking into a location, eliminating a target, and slipping out again. Obviously, a professional killer is not likely to have a lot of friends.

You probably wear dark colors—black, charcoal grey, or midnight blue—to help blend into the shadows. But since you’re also a master of disguise, in truth you could look like anyone.

Additional Equipment: You start with a disguise kit and three doses of a level 2 blade poison that inflicts 5 points of damage.

Minor Effect Suggestion: No one but the foe notices that you make the attack.

Major Effect Suggestion: If you have poison amid your belongings, you were able to apply it just before the strike, adding the poison’s e ects to the normal attack damage.

Tier 1:

Surprise Attack. If you attack from a hidden vantage, with surprise, or before an opponent has acted, the difficulty of your attack is reduced by one step. On a successful hit with this surprise attack, you inflict 2 additional points of damage. Enabler.

Trained Assassin. You are trained in stealth and disguise tasks. Enabler.

Tier 2:

Quick Death (2 Speed points). You know how to kill quickly. When you hit with a melee or ranged attack, you deal 4 additional points of damage. You can’t make this attack in two consecutive rounds. Action.

Tier 3:

Poison Crafter. You are trained in crafting, sensing, identifying, and resisting poisons. Enabler.

Trained Infiltrator. You are trained in all interactions involving lies or trickery. Enabler.

Tier 4:

Better Surprise Attack. When you use Surprise Attack, the di culty of your attack is reduced by two steps instead of one, and you deal 4 additional points of damage instead of 2. Enabler.

Tier 5:
Slayer (5 Speed points). With a swift and sudden attack, you strike a foe in a vital spot. If the target is level 3 or lower, it is killed outright. Action.

Tier 6:

Escape Plan. When you kill a foe, you can attempt a sneaking action to immediately hide from anyone around, assuming that a suitable hiding place is nearby. Enabler.

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