Adroit Ranger (Ranger Variant)

A ranger who prefers honed combat ability might choose to exchange some diverse abilities for a more specialized combat approach.

Class Features Lost

Animal companion, evasion, favored enemy, hide in plain sight.

Class Features Moved

Camouflage is gained at 17th level instead of 13th level.

Class Features Gained

Armor Break (Su)

An adroit ranger can ignore up to 2 points of damage reduction on targets they attack at 1st level, 5th level, and every 5 levels thereafter (2 at 1st, 4 at 5th, 6 at 10th, etc.). An adroit ranger may also take a -2 penalty to all attack rolls for the round to ignore 2 additional points of damage reduction on targets they attack.

At 13th level, an adroit ranger may ignore an additional amount of damage reduction on targets they attack equal to half their wisdom modifier (if any, rounded down).

Snap Shot (Ex)

At 4th level, an adroit ranger does not provoke attacks of opportunity when making ranged attacks.

Guided Attack (Su)

At 9th level, an adroit ranger gains a sacred bonus to their attack rolls equal to their wisdom modifier (if any).


Tried to make it nice for dipping or maybe even taking to 20.