Mutagenic Brute (Barbarian/Alchemist)

A mutagenic brute combines the untamed fury of the barbarian with the alchemical and mutagenic concoctions of an alchemist. She uses her mutagenic transformations to enhance her inner fury and prowess in battle.

Primary Class: Barbarian.

Secondary Class: Alchemist.

Alignment: Any.

Hit Dice: d10.

Bonus Skills and Ranks: Mutagenic brutes may select three alchemist skills to add to his class skills in addition to the normal barbarian class skills, one of which must be Craft (alchemy). The mutagenic brute gains a number of ranks at each level equal to 4 + Int.

Weapon and Armor Proficiency: Mutagenic brutes are proficient with all simple and martial weapons, with light armor, medium armor, and with shields (except tower).

Mutagen (Su): At 2nd level, a mutagenic brute gains the alchemist’s mutagen ability in place of his 2nd level rage power. It takes 1 hour to brew a dose of mutagen, and once brewed, it remains potent until used. However, the mutagenic brute can only brew one dose at any given time; otherwise the previous dose becomes inert. Upon being imbibed, the mutagen causes the mutagenic brute to grow bulkier and more bestial, granting him a +2 natural armor bonus and a +4 alchemical bonus to the selected ability score for 10 minutes per mutagenic brute level. In addition, while the mutagen is in effect, the alchemist takes a –2 penalty to one of his mental ability scores. The effects of mutagen stack with those of the mutagenic brute’s rage ability.

Poison Resistance (Ex): At 3rd level, a mutagenic br