Matukai Adept Class

Masters of the Force and controllers of their own bodies, the Matukai Adepts are both formidable combatants as well as powerful Force-Users. Their use of the Wan-Shen makes them difficult to get close to in combat, and when a lucky shot does manage to get though, the Matukai Adept often can reduce the damage he takes from the attack thanks to physiology-manipulating techniques he has learned throughout the course of his training. The Matukai Adept can be found in many places throughout the galaxy, but wherever they are it is almost certain that they will quickly adept to their surroundings.

To qualify to become a Matukai Adept, a character must fulfill the following criteria.
Base Attack Bonus: +5
Skills: Enhance Ability 6 ranks, Heal Self 6 ranks
Feats: Alter, Control, Defensive Martial Arts, Force-Sensitive, Martial Arts, Sense, Spellcaster

Game Rule Information
Vitality: A Matukai Adept gains 1d10 vitality points per level. The character’s Constitution modifier applies.

Class Skills
The Matukai Adept’s class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are as follows.
Balance (Dex), Climb (Str), Craft* (Int), Escape Artist (Dex), Jump (Str), Knowledge* (Int), Move Silently (Dex), Survival (Wis), Swim (Str), Tumble (Dex)
*This skill actually encompasses a number of unrealted skills. Each time this skill is learned, a specific category must also be chosen.
Skill Points at Each Level: 6 + Int modifier.

Class Features
The following are features of the Matukai Adept prestige class.

Starting Feats
The Matukai Adept gains the following feats.
Exotic Weapon Proficiency (Wan-Shen)
Weapon Group Proficiency (Simple Weapons)

At 1st level, a Matukai Adept receives a mastercraft +1 Wan-Shen from his teacher, at no cost. The stats for a Wan-Shen are below:

Cost: Not available for sale Stun/Fort DC: -
Damage: 2d4+1 Type: Slashing
Critical: 20 Multifire/Autofire: -
Range Increment: - Size: Large
Weight: 4.8 kg Group: Exotic
Notes: All Wan-Shen are at least Mastercraft +1 hence the +1 to the damage. The weapon may be disassembled for easy carrying. To assemble/disassemble the Wan-Shen requires a full-round action.

One-Handed Fighting
The Matukai Adept treats the Wan-Shen as a Medium-size weapon rather than a Large weapon.

Resistance to Disease/Poison
At 2nd level, the Matukai Adept learns to purge illness and poisons from his body before they can harm him. He gains a +10 resistance bonus on all Fortitude saves against poisons and diseases.

Weapon Kata
At 3rd level, once per game session, when the Matukai Adept makes a full attack action against a single target with the Wan-Shen, he gains an additional unarmed attack against the same target. The attack is at his full attack bonus and deal normal damage for the weapon.

This free attack can be used to perform a disarm or trip attack. If used to disarm, the attack gains a +4 bonus. If used to trip, a failed roll does not allow the target to attempt to trip the Matukai Adept in return.

Bonus Feat
At 4th level, the Matukai Adept gets a bonus feat. This feat must be selected from the following list, and the Matukai Adept must meet any prerequisites.
Advanced Martial Arts, Agile Riposte, Body Adjustment, Burst of Speed, Dodge, Dual Strike, Endurance, Improved Disarm, Improved Martial Arts, Improved Trip, Mettle, Stamina, Toughness, Unbalance Opponent

Soft to Solid
Matukai Adepts spend much time learning the way their bodies move and function, mastering the ability to make normally soft parts of their body become incredibly rigid and tough. At 5th level, as a move action, the Matukai Adept may give his flesh incredibly rigidity for 1d4 rounds, giving him DR 2. This damage reduction stacks with DR provided by manufactured armor.

Level BaB Fort Save Ref Save Will Save Special Defense bonus Reputation
1 +0 +0 +2 +1 Wan-Shen, One-Handed Fighting +2 +0
2 +1 +1 +3 +2 Resistance to Disease/Poison +3 +0
3 +2 +1 +3 +2 Weapon Kata +3 +0
4 +3 +2 +4 +2 Bonus Feat +4 +1
5 +3 +3 +4 +3 Soft to Solid +4 +1
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