Remi "Papa Doc" Chevalier
Voodoo Priest, Ally of the Founders
Remi Orvenna the Dirgesinger: Male human bard 5/dirgesinger 2; CR 7; Medium humanoid (elf); HD 5d6+5 plus 2d6+2; hp 34; Init + 2; Spd 30 ft.; AC 17, touch 12, flat-footed 15;
Base Atk + 4; Grp + 5; Atk or Full Atk + 6 melee (1d6+2/18–20, + 1 swordcane) or + 7 ranged (1d6/×3, masterwork shortbow); SA bardic music or dirgesong 7/day (countersong, fascinate, inspire competence, inspire courage +1), spells;
SQ bardic knowledge +5; AL CN;
SV Fort +2, Ref +6, Will +6; Str 12, Dex 14, Con 13, Int 10, Wis 8, Cha 16.
Skills and Feats: Bluff +11, Diplomacy +12, Gather Information +6, Intimidate +5, Knowledge (religion) +4, Listen +10, Perform (oratory) +13, Perform (sing) +13, Search +1, Spot +8; Precise Shot, Point-Blank Shot, Requiem.
Bardic Music: Use bardic music seven times per day. See the bard class features on page 29 of the Player’s Handbook.
Countersong (Su): Use music or poetics to counter magical effects that depend on sound.
Fascinate (Sp): Use music or poetics to cause one or more creatures to become fascinated with him.
Inspire Competence (Su): Use music or poetics to help an ally succeed at a task.
Inspire Courage (Su): Use music or poetics to bolster his allies against fear and improve their combat abilities.
Dirgesong (Su): Remi can use the song of sorrow and song of bolstering abilities described above.
Song of Sorrow: Will DC 20 negates.
Song of Bolstering: Undead within 30 feet gain +7 turn resistance.
Bard Spells Known (3/4/2 per day, caster level 5th): 0—detect magic, light, mage hand, message, open/close, read magic; 1st—alarm, cure light wounds, grease, Tasha’s hideous laughter (DC 14); 2nd—cat’s grace, cure moderate wounds, mirror image.
Possessions: +1 studded leather armor, amulet of natural armor +1, +1 sword cane,
“Papa Doc” was a jazz man and vodoun who worked with the Founders and Black Lodge on Dreaming Earth.
After offering Louis Strongarm his allegiance if Louis would forsake his friends and give up his magic sax, Remi Chevalier was eaten by a pack of summoned monkeys.