Archives of Nethys

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Monk (Unchained) Class Details | Ki Powers | Style Strikes | Archetypes

Monk (Unchained) Archetypes

NameReplacesSummary
Black AspStunning Fist; Still MindThe black asps are a sinister order of monks who train as assassins and infiltrators with no need for weapons to achieve their goals.
Brazen DiscipleClass Skills; 1st, 6th-level Bonus Feats; Still Mind; 12th-level Ki Power; Perfect SelfBrazen disciples use deception in their fighting style, and many go a step further, incorporating fire and smoke both mundane and magical.
Disciple of WholnessKi Pool; Purity of Body; 4th, 12th, 14th level Ki Power Disciples of wholeness train to bring themselves and others closer to physical and spiritual perfection.
Elemental MonkAlignment; Stunning Fist; Bonus Feats; Evasion; Purity of Body; 10th-level Ki Power; Ki PoolElemental monks draw inspiration from genies to create their fighting style. Their adaptability and versatility make them capable of serving as emissaries of elemental balance.
Invested Regent1st-level Bonus FeatThe invested regent can harness a divine spark to perform superhuman stunts, influence others, and escape injury.
Lifting HandStunning Fist; Bonus Feats; 12th-level Ki PowerWhen facing a master of the lifting hand, an enemy is likely to find itself sailing through the air or locked in a tortuous compliance hold.
Monk of the Mantis2nd, 6th, 10th, 14th, and 18th-level Bonus Feats; 6th, 10th, 12th-level Ki Powers; Quivering PalmA body contains many points where the flesh, mind, and spirit coincide. A monk of the mantis is skilled at manipulating these points.
Perfect ScholarClass Skills; Still Mind; 4th-level Ki Power; Tongue of the Sun and Moon; Perfect SelfPerfect scholars, often worshipers of Irori, hone their minds and bodies through the accumulation of knowledge
Sage CounselorClass Skills; 1st, 2nd, 6th, 10th-level Bonus Feat; 4th-level Ki PowerSage counselors are ascetics and mystics who leave the confines of the monastery walls to advise secular people about spiritual truths and to seek knowledge of the outside world.
Scaled FistBonus Feats; Still Mind; 4th, 12th-level Ki Power Scaled fists eschew passive introspection in favor of unshakable confidence. Steeped in traditions that trace their origins to the warrior-monks who trained under the tutelage of draconic masters in Tian Xia, scaled fists eschew passive introspection in favor of unshakable confidence. Scaled fists learn to combine brutal intimidation with the brazen ferocity of an ancient wyrm to devastate their foes.
Serpent-Fire AdeptClass Skills; Stunning Fist; 1st, 2nd, 6th, 10th, 14th, and 18th-level Bonus Feats; 4th, 8th-level Ki PowerA serpent-fire adept embraces the secrets of her chakras and mastery of their energetic flow.
Softstrike MonkWeapon Proficiency; Unarmed Strike; 6th, 10th-level Bonus Feats; Wholeness of Body; Quivering Palm; Empty BodySoftstrike monks employ a nonlethal but effective form of combat.
Soul ShepherdStunning Fist; Evasion; Improved Evasion; 12th, 16th-level Bonus FeatWhether studying at the feet of psychopomps or merely imitating the creatures' philosophy and methods, soul shepherds believe in safeguarding the Cycle of Souls.
Windstep MasterStunning Fist; 4th-level Ki Power; Ki PoolMost monks are agile and fleet of foot, but few can rival a windstep master’s lightness of step.