Mage Investigator (Apath)
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A mage investigator is an investigator that uses magus spells.
This is an inquisitor archetypes with many of the abilities of a magus.
Hit Die: d8.
The mage investigator has all the standard investigator’s class features, except as noted below.
A mage investigator casts spells like a magus does. This includes cantrips and spellbook and replaces alchemy and swift alchemy.
At 2nd level, a mage investigator gains the spellstrike ability of the magus. This replaces poison lore.
At 3rd level, the mage investigator can pick a magus arcana in place of an investigator talent. Magus arcana relating to magus class features the mage investigator does not have cannot be selected. Magus arcana that use points of arcane pool instead use brilliant inspiration.
Spell Recall (Su)
At 5th level, the mage investigator gains the magus' spell recall class feature, spending points of brilliant inspiration instead of arcane pool to power this ability. Knowledge pool, spell recall, and improved spell recall replaces poison resistance.
Knowledge Pool (Su)
At 8h level, the mage investigator gains the magus' knowledge pool class feature, spending points of brilliant inspiration instead of arcane pool to power this ability. Knowledge pool, spell recall, and improved spell recall replaces poison resistance.
Improved Spell Recall (Su)
At 11th level, the mage investigator gains the magus' improved spell recall class feature, spending points of brilliant inspiration instead of arcane pool to power this ability. Knowledge pool, spell recall, and improved spell recall replaces poison resistance.
At 17th level, the mage investigator gains the magus' counterstrike class feature.
Table: Mage Investigator
|Special||Spells per Day|
|1st||+0||+0||+2||+2||Cantrips, inspiration, trapfinding||3||1||—||—||—||—|
|3rd||+2||+1||+3||+3||Investigator talent, magus arcana, keen recollection, trap sense +1||4||3||—||—||—||—|
|4th||+3||+1||+4||+4||Studied combat, studied strike +1d6, swift alchemy||4||3||1||—||—||—|
|5th||+3||+1||+4||+4||Investigator talent, spell recall||4||4||2||—||—||—|
|6th||+4||+2||+5||+5||Studied strike +2d6, trap sense +2||5||4||3||—||—||—|
|8th||+6/+1||+2||+6||+6||Knowledge pool, studied strike +3d6||5||4||4||2||—||—|
|9th||+6/+1||+3||+6||+6||Investigator talent, trap sense +3||5||5||4||3||—||—|
|10th||+7/+2||+3||+7||+7||Studied strike +4d6||5||5||4||3||1||—|
|11th||+8/+3||+3||+7||+7||Improved spell recall, investigator talent||5||5||4||4||2||—|
|12th||+9/+4||+4||+8||+8||Studied strike +5d6, trap sense +4||5||5||5||4||3||—|
|14th||+10/+5||+4||+9||+9||Studied strike +6d6||5||5||5||4||4||2|
|15th||+11/+6/+1||+5||+9||+9||Investigator talent, trap sense +5||5||5||5||5||4||3|
|16th||+12/+7/+2||+5||+10||+10||Studied strike +7d6||5||5||5||5||4||3|
|17th||+12/+7/+2||+5||+10||+10||Counterstrike, investigator talent||5||5||5||5||4||4|
|18th||+13/+8/+3||+6||+11||+11||Studied strike +8d6, trap sense +6||5||5||5||5||5||4|
|20th||+15/+10/+5||+6||+12||+12||Studied strike +9d6, true inspiration||5||5||5||5||5||5|
Summary of Changed Class Abilities
These abilities of the original class are lost or modified in this archetype:
- Poison Lore
- Poison Resistance
- Swift Alchemy
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