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Hobgoblin Hoplite Edit

Hobgoblin hoplite

Hobgoblin Hoplite

Hoplites are citizen-soldiers of Arad-Drumu's Hobgoblin armies who were primarily armed with spears and shields. Hoplite soldiers utilized the phalanx formation in order to be effective in war with fewer soldiers.


Prerequisites In order to advance as a Hobgoblin Hoplite, you must meet the following prerequisites (in addition to the multiclassing prerequisites for your existing class):

• Strength 13. 

• Constitution 13. 

• Proficiency in the Athletics skill.  • Character level 5th. 

• Must have trained under a Hobgoblin Trainer

Class Features: As a Hobgoblin Hoplite, you gain the following class features. 

Hit Points Hit Dice: 1d10 per Hobgoblin Hoplite level 

Hit Points per Level: 1d10 (or 6) + your Constitution modifier per Hobgoblin Hoplite

Proficiencies Tools: None Saving Throws: None  Skills: None 

Equipment The Hobgoblin Hoplite prestige class does not grant any special equipment.

At level 1 in this class the character receives

Fast movement: A Hobgoblin Hoplite gains +10 feet to his base ground movement speed this increases by 10 at level 1,3 and 5 of this prestige class


At level 1 in this class the character receives

Improved Reach: The Hobgoblin Hoplite may add/subtract five feet to/from the reach of a long spear as a bonus action.


At level 2 in this class the character receives

Piercing Strike: Whenever the Hobgoblin Hoplite makes an attack against an enemy within range of their weapon, and an enemy is on the opposite side (of the target) apply the Hobgoblin Hoplites attack against both enemies as long as the Hoplite is wielding a long spear


At level 3 in this class the character receives

Batter: You gain the Shield Master feat as a bonus feat.


At level 4 in this class the character receives

Leaping Spear Strike: As a movement action the Hobgoblin Hoplite may make an Atheltics Check DC 20 against an adjacent enemy and if successful the Hobgoblin Hoplite next attack deals a bonus 2d8 damage against the target. If the check fails then the enemy has advantage against the Hoplite till the end of the Hoplites next turn


At level 5 in this class the character receives

Unflankable: The Hobgoblin Hoplite can parry with shield as well as spear, and denies enemies any advantage from flanking against it, therefore he cannot be flanked.