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The Crimson Dragonhide bracers are a special item found in the Draconomicon.

Berg "Smash" Franz    CR 8

Male Human Monk 8

CN Medium humanoid

Init +3, Senses Listen +??; Spot +??

Languages Common

AC 18, touch 17, flat-footed 15 (+3 Dex, +3 Wis, +1 Monk, +1 Natural)

hp 55 (8d8+16 HD)

Resist fire 5 (from Bracers)

Fort +5, Ref +9, Will +9

Spd 50 ft.

Melee Unarmed Strike +11/+6 or Flurry +10/+10/+5

Base Atk +6/+1; Grp +10

Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft.

Atk Options Flurry of Blows, Ki Strike (Magic)

Combat Gear Crimson Dragonhide Bracers +1+1 Natural Armor, fire resistance 5, 5,000g, Gauntlets of Ogre Power +2

Abilities Str 16 (+3), Dex 16 (+3), Con 14 (+2), Int 13 (+1), Wis 16 (+3), Cha 10 (+0)

SQ Still Mind, Ki Strike (Magic), Slow Fall 40 ft., Purity of Body, Wholeness of Body (16 HP), Evasion, Improved Trip

Feats Stunning Fist, Combat Reflexes, Improved Unarmed Strike, Weapon Focus (unarmed strike), Combat Expertise, Improved Trip, Leadership (attracted a Giant Eagle mount (+1 Generosity modifier for saving its life))

Skills Name +10, Name +10

Original stats of 15, 15, 14, 13, 16, 10; advanced Str and Dex

Berg and his Eagle, Auris, have been together for a while now, and rely on each other. Sometimes Garin rides Auris into battle, though, when archery from the sky would be more effective than close combat with Berg. This character is smooth and greasy; the Will Scarlet to Alaric’s Robin Hood.