Modified Mystic or Monk

Modified Mystic and Monk from Dragon Magazine 09/1981

  • Prime Requisite: Strength and Dexterity. Other Requirements: Wisdom 9, or better.
  • Experience Bonus: 5% for Strength or Dexterity 16-18; 10% for Strength and Dexterity 16-18.
  • Hit Dice: 1d6 per level up to 9th level. Starting with 10th level, +2/level after 9 with no CON adjustments.
  • Maximum Level: 21.
  • Armor: None; shield not permitted.
  • Weapons: Any.
  • Special Abilities: At 1st level — Armor Class bonuses, increased Movement, Find Traps, Climb Walls, Move Silently, Hear Noise, Martial Arts and Mystical Abilities.

All abilities and changes not noted here are no longer possessed by monks/mystics. In all other situations, use common sense and the Rules Cyclopedia.

  • Combat Chart: Thief.
  • Saving Throws: Fighter.
  • Find Traps, Climb Walls, Move Silently, and Hear Noise: These work exactly as the Thief abilities with the same name.
  • Armor Class Bonuses: The Armor Class of monks improve with experience.
  • Movement: Monks move faster than normal humans, this rate improves with experience.
  • Martial Arts: Monks are the masters of unarmed combat. They receive multiple attacks when unarmed and bonuses to damage done with their hands and feet.
  • Mystical Abilities: These work exactly the same as those listed in the Rules Cyclopedia.
Level XP Attack Rank Find Traps Climb Walls Move Silently Hear Noise Move AC Unarmed Attacks Damage Ability
1 0 10 60 20 30 120 6 1 1d6
2 2,000 10 61 25 30 125 5 1 1d6 Awareness
3 4,000 15 62 30 35 130 4 1 1d6
4 8,000 15 63 35 35 135 3 1 1d6
5 16,000 20 64 40 40 140 3 1 2d6 Heal Self
6 32,000 20 65 44 40 145 2 2 2d6
7 64,000 25 66 48 45 150 2 2 2d6
8 120,000 25 67 52 45 155 1 2 2d6 Speak Animal
9 240,000 30 68 55 50 160 1 2 3d6
10 360,000 30 69 58 50 165 0 2 3d6
11 480,000 35 70 61 54 170 0 3 3d6 Resistance
12 600,000 35 71 64 54 175 -1 3 3d6
13 720,000 40 72 66 58 180 -1 3 4d6
14 840,000 40 73 68 58 185 -2 3 4d6 Speak Anyone
15 960,000 45 74 70 62 190 -2 3 4d6
16 1,080,000 45 75 72 62 195 -3 4 4d6
17 1,200,000 50 76 73 66 200 -3 4 5d6 Mind Block
18 1,320,000 50 77 74 66 205 -4 4 5d6
19 1,440,000 55 78 75 70 210 -4 4 5d6
20 1,560,000 55 79 76 70 215 -5 4 5d6 Gentle Touch
21 1,680,00 60 80 77 74 220 -5 5 6d6
1,920,000 H
2,160,000 I
2,400,000 J
2,640,000 K
2,880,000 L
3,120,000 M

By on June 25, 2001
Last modified on June 9, 2016

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