Earthbound Crusader (Umbrin, Paladin Archetype)
Umbrin are a noble and practical race of orcs who have become one with the very soil they till and nurture. As such, it is not surprising that those few who are pure of heart have learned to harness this natural affinity to become a champion with the strength and durability of the earth.Class FeaturesThe earthbound crusader has the following class features.Earth Strike (Su)
Once per day per paladin level, an earthbound crusader can draw upon the power of the earth and stone beneath her. As a swift action, she treats her melee attacks until the beginning of her next turn (whether armed or unarmed) as magical and adamantine, including ignoring hardness up to twice her paladin level, with a +1 bonus on attack and damage rolls, as well as on combat maneuver checks. This bonus also applies to her CMD if she or her target is touching the ground or a stone structure. This bonus increases by +1 at 5th level and every 5 levels thereafter. This ability replaces smite evil.Hard as Stone (Ex)
At 2nd level, whenever an opponent rolls to confirm a critical hit against an earthbound crusader, treats the earthbound crusader’s AC as +4 higher than normal. This ability replaces the mercy gained at 3rd level.
Earth Channel (Su)
At 4th level, an earthbound crusader gains Elemental Channel (earth) as a bonus feat, which she may activate by spending two uses of her lay on hands ability, using her paladin level as her effective cleric level. This ability replaces channel positive energy.
An earthbound crusader adds the following spells to her paladin spell list at the indicated spell levels:
1st—expeditious excavation, lead blades, magic stone, stone fist
2nd—acid arrow, chill metal, create pit, elemental speech, heat metal, resist energy, shatter, soften earth and stone, stone call, stone call
3rd—draconic reservoir, elemental aura, keen edge, protection from energy, stone shape, versatile weapon
4th—dragon’s breath, spike stones, stoneskin, wall of stone
Stony Step (Ex)
At 6th level, the earth