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Antihero's Handbook

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Pathfinder Player Companion: Antihero's Handbook
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September 20, 2017

Antihero's Handbook, a Pathfinder Player Companion sourcebook by Emily Brumfield, Violet Hargrave, Susann Hessen, Mikko Kallio, Lyz Liddell, Adrian Ng, Joe Pasini, Lu Pellazar, Kyle T. Raes, David N. Ross, and Kendra Leigh Speedling, was released on September 20, 2017.

Join the Moral Minority!Not all adventurers are exemplars of heroism, righteousness, and justice, but that doesn't mean they can't get the job done. With Pathfinder Player Companion: Antihero's Handbook, you'll find new rules options for characters on the shady side of morality. Whether you need a less-than-heroic background to justify your character's flaws, are looking to join an antiheroic organization, or seek ways to play corrupt or cowardly adventurers, this book has just what you're after. Featuring new archetypes, alchemical items and discoveries, and magic items, Antihero's Handbook is the perfect guide for anyone not willing to stick to the straight and narrow.

Inside this book, you'll find:

  • New archetypes, including a vigilante who changes identities even more radically than most, a rogue who handles jobs discreetly, and a gunslinger who talks big to keep his enemies off their game.
  • A new bloodrager bloodline, corruption, and phantom emotional focus to help bring an adventurer's dark past to bear in the present with still darker power.
  • New drawbacks, feats, poisons, and even cursed items that antiheroic adventurers can use to further their questionable causes, often at the expense of their reputation—or their allies!


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Rules Index
p. 3
Antiheroic Backgrounds
p. 4
Dastardly Adventures
p. 8
Faulty Teamwork
p. 10
Fallen Heroes
p. 12
Heroes in Disguise
p. 16
Cost of Sacrifice
p. 18
Amoral Corruption
p. 20
Antiheroic Organizations
p. 22
Nasty Alchemy
p. 28