Mystic Pistoleer (Monk/Gunslinger)

The mystic pistoleer is a master of the art of dual-wielding one-handed firearms. Through mystic meditation, he has perfected the technique of unleashing a deadly hail of bullets at his opponents, while employing his unarmed combat to devastating effect. (Original Concept by Elghinn Lightbringer)

Primary Class: Monk.

Secondary Class: Gunslinger.

Alignment: Any lawful.

Hit Dice: d8.

Bonus Skills and Ranks: The mystic pistoleer selects three gunslinger skills to add to his class skills in addition to the normal monk class skills. The mystic pistoleer gains a number of ranks at each level equal to 4 + Int modifier.

Weapon and Armor Proficiency: The mystic pistoleer is only proficient with one-handed firearms, and must take Exotic Weapon Proficiency (firearm) to gain proficiency with two-handed firearms and firearm siege engines. He is also proficient with the brass knuckles*, cestus*, club, crossbow (light or heavy), dagger, handaxe, javelin, kama, nunchaku, quarterstaff, sai, shortspear, short sword, shuriken, siangham, sling, spear, and temple sword*. The mystic pistoleer is not proficient with any armor or shields. When wearing armor, using a shield, or carrying a medium or heavy load, a mystic pistoleer loses his AC bonus, as well as his fast movement and flurry of blows abilities. (*Advanced Player’s Guide)

Gunsmith: A mystic pistoleer gains the gunslinger’s gunsmith ability, and must take a pistol when he chooses a battered firearm at 1st level. He must also purchase a second pistol at soon as funds allow him to do so. This ability replaces bonus feat gained at 1st level.

Bonus Feats: This is exactly like the monk’s ability of the same name, except that the mystic pistoleer gains a bonus feat at 2nd, 10th, and 18th level. In addition, a mystic pistoleer adds Rapid Reload and Two-Weapon Fighting to the list of feats he can choose at 2nd level. At 10th level, he adds Deft Shootist Deed and Improved Two-Weapon Fighting to this list. At 18th level he adds Greater Two-Weapon Fighting and Leaping Shot to this list.

Deeds (Ex): At 3rd level, a mystic pistoleer gains the gunslinger’s