Monk
Level BAB Fort Ref Will Special AC Bonus Ki Powers
1 +1 +2 +2 +2 Flurry of Blows, Unarmed Strike 1d6 1 1
2 +2 +3 +3 +3 Bonus Feat 1 2
3 +3 +3 +3 +3 Evasion 2 2
4 +4 +4 +4 +4 Unarmed Strike 2d6 2 3
5 +5 +4 +4 +4 Quick Focus (full round) 3 3
6 +6/+1 +5 +5 +5 Bonus Feat 3 4
7 +7/+2 +5 +5 +5 Purity of Body 4 4
8 +8/+3 +6 +6 +6 Unarmed Strike 3d6 4 5
9 +9/+4 +6 +6 +6 Quick Focus (move) 5 5
10 +10/+5 +7 +7 +7 Bonus Feat 5 6
11 +11/+6/+1 +7 +7 +7 Improved Evasion 6 6
12 +12/+7/+2 +8 +8 +8 Unarmed Strike 4d6 6 7
13 +13/+8/+3 +8 +8 +8 Greater Flurry 7 7
14 +14/+9/+4 +9 +9 +9 Bonus Feat 7 8
15 +15/+10/+5 +9 +9 +9 Diamond Body 7 8
16 +16/+11/+6/+1 +10 +10 +10 Unarmed Strike 5d6 8 9
17 +17/+12/+7/+2 +10 +10 +10 Quick Focus (swift) 9 9
18 +18/+13/+8/+3 +11 +11 +11 Bonus Feat 9 10
19 +19/+14/+9/+4 +11 +11 +11 Empty Soul 10 11
20 +20/+15/+10/+5 +12 +12 +12 Enlightenment, Perfect Flurry, Unarmed Strike 6d6 10 12

Hit Points per level: 4
Skill Points per Level: 2 + intelligence modifier
Class Skills: Acrobatics, Arcana, Athletics, Concentration, Craft, Deception, Perception, Perform, Persuasion, Religion, Stealth

Weapon and Armor Proficiency: Monks are proficient with club, dagger, handaxe, heavy crossbow, javelin, kama, light crossbow, nunchaku, quarterstaff, sai, shuriken, siangham, sling, throwing axe, and unarmed strikes. Monks are not proficient with any armor or shields. When wearing armor, using a shield, or carrying a medium or heavy load, a monk loses her AC bonus, flurry of blows, and Ki Powers.

Alignment: Monks must be of lawful alignment. A monk who becomes nonlawful retains all her class abilities but can not progress as a monk until she atones.

AC Bonus (Ex): When unarmored and unencumbered, the monk gains a bonus to her armor class. This bonus to AC applies even against touch attacks or when the monk is flat-footed. She loses this bonus when she is immobilized or helpless, when she wears any armor, when she carries a shield, or when she carries a medium or heavy load.

Flurry of Blows (Ex): When unarmored, a monk may strike with a flurry of blows at the expense of accuracy. Any time a monk makes an attack on her action, she may make one extra attack at her highest base attack bonus, but this attack takes a -2 penalty, as does each other attack made that round. This penalty applies for 1 round, so it also affects attacks of opportunity the monk might make before her next action. A monk with the Combat Reflexes feat may also gain these additional attacks when making an attack of opportunity, ignoring the clause that you may only make one Attack of opportunity per provoking action.

When using flurry of blows, a monk may attack only with monk weapons (those for which all monks are proficient) except crossbows and slings. She may attack with unarmed strikes and weapons interchangeably as desired. When using weapons as part of a flurry of blows, a monk applies her Strength bonus (not Str bonus × 1½ or ×½) to her damage rolls for all successful attacks, whether she wields a weapon in one or both hands. In the case of the quarterstaff, each end counts as a separate weapon for the purpose of using the flurry of blows ability.

Ki Powers: A monk may focus her Ki through meditation. While focused in this way, the monk gains the benefits of all the Ki Powers she knows. All bonuses granted by Ki Focus are insight bonuses unless otherwise stated, and apply as long as the monk is conscious, is not wearing armor or using a shield, and is unencumbered. To become focused, the monk must meditate in peace and quiet, undisturbed, for 5 minutes per focus she wishes to recover.

The monk can choose to expend her Ki Focus to gain a greater ability. Expending a focus in this way is not an action, and is usually done as part of another action or reaction, such as making an attack, saving throw, skill check, or moving. However some Ki Powers require an action to use, which is stated in the power description. Some Ki Powers have a greater ability, available at 11th level, that can be activated when the Ki Focus is expended.

Unarmed Strike: At 1st level, a monk gains Improved Unarmed Strike as a bonus feat. A monk’s attacks may be with either fist interchangeably or even from elbows, knees, and feet. This means that a monk may even make unarmed strikes with her hands full. There is no such thing as an off-hand attack for a monk striking unarmed. A monk may thus apply her full Strength bonus on damage rolls for all her unarmed strikes.

Usually a monk’s unarmed strikes deal lethal damage, but she can choose to deal nonlethal damage instead with no penalty on her attack roll. She has the same choice to deal lethal or nonlethal damage while grappling.

A monk’s unarmed strike is treated both as a manufactured weapon and a natural weapon for the purpose of spells and effects that enhance or improve either manufactured weapons or natural weapons.

A monk also deals more damage with her unarmed strikes than other characters. A medium monk has a base unarmed damage of 1d6. This increases to 2d6 at 4th level, and continues to increase by 1d6 every 4 levels.

Bonus Feat: At 2nd level, and every 4 levels thereafter, the monk gains a bonus feat chosen from the following list.

Blind-Fight, Combat Expertise, Combat Reflexes, Deflect Arrows, Dodge, Improved Disarm, Improved Critical, Improved Feint, Improved Grapple, Improved Trip, Mobility, Snatch Arrows, Spring Attack, Stunning Fist, or Whirlwind Attack.

Evasion (Ex): At 3rd level or higher if a monk makes a successful Reflex saving throw against an attack that normally deals half damage on a successful save, she instead takes no damage. Evasion can be used only if a monk is wearing light armor or no armor. A helpless monk does not gain the benefit of evasion.

Quick Focus (Ex): At 5th level, a monk can recover one expended focus per encounter as a full-round action. This time decreases to a move action at 9th level and a swift action at 17th level.

Purity of Body (Ex): At 7th level, a monk gains immunity to all diseases except for supernatural and magical diseases.

Improved Evasion (Ex): At 11th level, a monk’s evasion ability improves. She still takes no damage on a successful Reflex saving throw against attacks, but henceforth she takes only half damage on a failed save. A helpless monk does not gain the benefit of improved evasion.

Greater Flurry (Ex): When a monk reaches 13th level, her flurry of blows ability improves. In addition to the single extra attack she gets from flurry of blows, she gets a second extra attack at her full base attack bonus. Each attack made in that round still takes a -2 penalty.

Diamond Body (Su): At 15th level, a monk gains immunity to poisons of all kinds.

Empty Soul (Su): Upon reaching 19th level, a monk achieves a state of complete emptiness, reacting to all situations without premeditation or thought. She continuously gains the benefits of the foresight spell upon her person at all times.

Enlightenment: At 20th level, a monk becomes a magical creature. She is forevermore treated as an outsider rather than as a humanoid (or whatever the monk’s creature type was) for the purpose of spells and magical effects. Additionally, the monk gains damage reduction 15/chaotic. Unlike other outsiders, the monk can be brought back from the dead as if she were a member of her previous creature type. The monk no longer takes penalties to her ability scores for aging and cannot be magically aged. Any such penalties that she has already taken, however, remain in place. Bonuses still accrue, and the monk still dies of old age when her time is up.

Perfect Flurry: At 20th level, the monk no longer takes the -2 penalty for using Flurry of Blows.

Ki Powers
The DC to save against any monk Ki Power is 10 + ½ the monk’s level + the monk’s Wisdom bonus. The caster level for abilities that mimic spells is equal to the monk’s level.

A Thousand Faces: While focused, the monk gains a bonus equal to her Wisdom bonus to deception checks. She may expend this focus to use disguise self as the spell. This ability functions until she meditates to regain the focus or until dismissed. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to use alter self as the spell.

Abundant Step: While focused, the monk gains the benefits of the Evasive Reflexes feat. She may expend this focus to move 5 feet per point of Wisdom bonus as a swift action. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to use dimension door as a standard action.

Aligned Strike: While focused, the monk’s attacks are considered lawful for the purpose of overcoming damage reduction. She may expend this focus to deal additional damage to a nonlawful creature equal to 1d6 per point of her Wisdom bonus. As a greater Ki Power she may expend this focus to make a touch attack as a standard action which may force a nonlawful extraplanar creature back to its home plane, as per the spell dismissal.

Attack Focus: While focused, the monk gains a bonus to attack rolls equal to her Wisdom bonus. She may expend this focus to make an attack targeting the defender’s touch armor class instead of its normal armor class. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to make all her attacks for one round as touch attacks.

Celerity: While focused, the monk gains the benefit of the Expeditious Dodge feat. She may expend this focus as an immediate action to gain an extra move action. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus as an immediate action to gain an additional standard action.

Deflect Arrows: While focused, the monk gains the benefit of the Deflect Arrows feat. At level 11 and higher, she also gains the benefit of the Snatch Arrows feat. She may expend this focus as an immediate action to deflect the thrown weapon or projectile back to the attacker or any other enemy closer to the monk than the attacker. The monk uses her own ranged attack roll for this immediate attack, including any bonuses she has from feats or class abilities.

Dimensional Focus: While focused, the monk is immune to teleportation spells and planar travel spells when used offensively. In addition, she is never surprised by creatures teleporting or entering a plane near her – in other words, she maintains her dexterity bonus to armor class in such situations and may always act in the surprise round. She may expend this focus to use blink as the spell. As a greater Ki Power, she may use ethereal jaunt as the spell instead.

Dodge Focus: While focused, the monk gains a bonus to her Armor Class equal to her Wisdom bonus. She may expend this focus to force an attacker to reroll a single attack roll and take the lower of the two results. As a greater Ki power, she may expend this focus to automatically negate a single successful attack from an enemy.

Empty Palm: While focused, the monk can move small objects at a distance, as if using mage hand, at will. She may expend this focus to make a ranged attack roll with a burst of Ki energy that deals damage as if she were making an unarmed melee attack, including any additional effects such as Stunning Fist. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to use telekinesis as the spell for one round.

Elemental Mastery: The monk chooses one element (air, earth, or water). Depending on the element selected, the monk gains the following abilities.
Air: While focused, the monk is continuously buffeted by winds which cause ranged attacks to suffer a 20% miss chance against her. She may expend this focus to use gust of wind as the spell. As a greater Ki Power she may expend this focus to fly as the overland flight spell.
Earth: While focused, the monk gains a burrowing speed of 5 feet per round and does not suffocate while burrowing. She may expend this focus to use soften earth and stone as the spell. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to summon a wall of stone as the spell.
Water: While focused, the monk can survive underwater as though she were an aquatic creature, and gains a swim speed equal to her base land speed. She may expend this focus to summon a fog cloud as the spell. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to summon a large water elemental as the spell summon nature’s ally v. She may instead summon 1d3 medium water elementals or 1d4+1 small water elementals.

Energy Focus: The monk chooses one type of energy to resist. While focused, the monk ignores a number of points of damage of this type equal to her Wisdom bonus. She may expend this focus to ignore a number of points of energy damage of another type for 1 round. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus as a reaction to gain immunity to the chosen energy type for 1 round.

Energy Strike: The monk chooses one type of energy (acid, cold, electric, fire, or sonic). While focused, her unarmed attacks deal bonus damage of this type equal to her Wisdom bonus. She may expend this focus to make a single attack that deals damage of the chosen type equal to 1d6 per point of Wisdom bonus. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to use orb of acid, orb of cold, orb of electricity, orb of fire, or orb of sound as appropriate to her chosen energy type.

Focused Strike: While focused, the monk chooses one weapon with which she gains a bonus to damage equal to her Wisdom bonus. She may expend this focus to deal additional damage on a single attack equal to 1d6 per point of Wisdom bonus. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to automatically deal maximum damage on one attack, including the 1d6 per point of Wisdom bonus.

Ghost Attack: While focused, the monk’s unarmed attack rolls strike incorporeal creatures normally, as if they were corporeal. The monk does not suffer a 50% miss chance against incorporeal creatures, and she can score critical hits against them. She can expend this focus to deal bonus damage on a single attack to incorporeal creatures or undead equal to 1d6 per point of Wisdom bonus. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to make a disrupting attack. Any undead hit by this attack must make a Will save or be destroyed.

Ghost Step: While focused, the monk is treated as one size category smaller for the purpose of squeezing through tight spaces, and gains a bonus equal to her Wisdom modifier to Acrobatics checks for this purpose as well as escaping bonds or a grapple. She may expend this focus to gain freedom of movement for one round. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to pass through solid objects, up to 5 feet per monk level.

Invulnerability: While focused, the monk gains damage reduction 1/-. At 11th level this improves to one point of damage reduction per point of Wisdom bonus. The monk may expend this focus to take half physical damage from a single successful attack. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to completely negate the physical damage from a single successful attack.

Ki Strike: While focused, the monk’s unarmed strikes count as magical weapons for the purpose of overcoming damage reduction. In addition, the monk gains the benefit of the Versatile Unarmed Strike feat, allowing her to switch between dealing bludgeoning, piercing, or slashing damage. The monk may expend this focus to allow a single attack to count as either adamantine, cold iron, or silver in addition to magical and whichever damage type the monk selects. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to ignore any damage reduction or hardness for a single attack.

Lawful Aura: While focused, the monk can detect chaos as the spell at will. She may expend this focus to use protection from chaos as the spell, on herself only. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to use magic circle against chaos as the spell, centred on herself.

Magic Resistance: While focused, a monk gains a +2 bonus to saves versus spells and spell-like effects. At 11th level, the monk instead gains spell resistance equal to 10 + the monk’s level. The monk may expend this focus to reflect a targeted spell that misses her back to the caster. She makes her own attack roll against the target. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to use greater dispel magic as the spell.

Maneuver Focus: While focused, the monk does not provoke attacks of opportunity when using combat maneuvers. She may expend this focus to gain a bonus to a combat maneuver equal to her Wisdom bonus, which also does not provoke an attack of opportunity. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to make a combat maneuver check as part of a successful attack. This combat maneuver does not provoke an attack of opportunity and gains a bonus equal to the monk’s Wisdom bonus.

Resilient Focus: While focused, the monk gains a +1 bonus to all saving throws. The monk may expend this focus to gain a bonus to a single saving throw equal to her Wisdom modifier. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to automatically succeed on a single saving throw.

See the Unseen: While focused, the monk has low-light vision and darkvision to a range of 60 feet. She may expend this focus to gain see invisibility as the spell. As a greater Ki Power, she can expend this focus to gain true seeing as the spell.

Shadow Clone: While focused, the monk can summon a shadowy companion at will that can carry out basic tasks as the unseen servant spell, except that it can also make attack rolls for the Aid Another special attack. The shadow may only aid the monk this way, no other character. The monk may expend this focus to grant the shadow a single melee touch attack against a target that deals 1d6 strength damage. The shadow dissipates after making this attack. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to summon multiple shadowy companions as per the spell mirror image.

Shadow Form: While focused, the monk gains 10% miss chance from shadows moving around her as long as she moves at least 10 feet this round. This improves to 20% at 11th level and higher, which also provides concealment. She may expend this focus to teleport by leaping through a shadow, exiting through any shadow within 60 feet. She must have line of sight and line of effect to her destination. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to gain total concealment for 1 round per level.

Shadow Shapes: While focused, the monk can use prestidigitation as the spell at will, but only to form images and objects out of shadow. At level 11 and higher, she can instead use silent image to form images out of shadow. She may expend this focus to use net of shadows as the spell. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to use shadow conjuration or shadow evocation as the spell.

Skillful Focus: The monk chooses one class skill for which she may take 10 while focused, even if threatened or distracted. She may expend this focus to instead take 15. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to take 20 on the chosen skill without increasing the time required to perform it.

Slow Fall: While focused, the monk gains a bonus to Acrobatics checks equal to her Wisdom modifier. She may expend this ability to save herself from a fall, taking no damage. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to levitate as the spell, but only targeting herself.

Speed Focus: The monk gains a bonus to her speed equal to 5 feet per point of Wisdom bonus, and the accompanying +2 bonus to Athletics checks to jump per point of Wisdom bonus. She gains a bonus to other Athletics checks equal to her Wisdom bonus. She may expend this focus make one turn up to 90 degrees on a charge. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to gain the Pounce ability for one round, and may still make up to a 90 degree turn on the charge. The speed bonus is lost after the charge is made in both cases.

Step of the Heavens: While focused, the monk’s steps barely touch the ground. She may move across difficult terrain with no change to her speed or other ill effects. At 11th level or higher, she may choose to leave no tracks on any surface, and ignores any traps that are activated by a location trigger if stepped on. She may expend this focus to move up across soft or unstable surfaces without sinking, falling, or causing any damage to the structure. This allows the monk to cross water, rickety bridges, lava, quicksand, or even tree branches as if it were solid ground. She may take as much movement across such surfaces as she can in one turn, but she must end her movement on a solid surface or be affected as normal at that point. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to walk even on air or clouds up to her speed.

Quivering Palm: While focused, the difficulty to resist a monk’s Stunning Fist attack increases by 2. The monk may expend this focus to instead make an attack that paralyzes the target. This attack deals damage as normal, but forces the target to make a Fortitude save or be paralyzed for 1d6+1 rounds. As a greater Ki power, her she may make an attack that deals no damage, but sets up a vibration in the target’s body. At any time before meditating to regain this focus, the monk may will this target to die as a free action. The target receives a Fortitude save to resist death.

Tongue of the Sun and Moon: While focused, the monk can speak with and understand any living creature that has a language as if using the tongues spell. She also gains a bonus to Deception and Persuasion checks equal to her Wisdom bonus. She may expend this focus to use ventriloquism as the spell. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to issue a suggestion as the spell.

Touch of Confusion: While focused, the monk can choose to make a creature hit by her Stunning Fist ability confused for 1 round instead. She may expend this focus to instead make the target confused for 1d6+1 rounds. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to instead make the target insane.

Touch of Fatigue: While focused, the monk can choose to make a creature hit by her Stunning Fist ability fatigued instead. The monk may expend this focus to instead make the target exhausted. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to make the target unconscious for 1d6+1 rounds.

Touch of Fear: While focused, the monk can choose to make a creature hit by her Stunning Fist ability shaken. The monk may expend this focus to instead make the target frightened. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to make the target cower for 1 round, then panicked. All effects last for 1 minute or until the target is no longer able to perceive the monk.

Touch of Force: While focused, the monk can choose to make a creature hit by her Stunning Fist ability knocked down instead. The monk may expend this focus to instead make the target blown away. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to instead make the target both blown away and staggered.

Touch of Insensibility: While focused, the monk can choose to make a creature hit by her Stunning Fist ability dazzled for 1 minute instead. She may expend this focus to instead make the target deafened or blinded for 1 round. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to instead make the target permanently blind or deaf.

Touch of Pain: While focused, the monk can choose to make a creature hit by her Stunning Fist ability sickened instead. The monk may expend this focus to instead make the target nauseated. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may expend this focus to instead make the target helpless with intense pain.

Up the Walls: While focused, the monk gains a bonus to Athletics checks to climb equal to her Wisdom modifier. She can expend this focus to move up walls and across ceilings as per the spider climb spell, except that her climb speed is equal to her land speed and she may run. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend this focus to make a touch attack that causes the target to stick to whatever surface it is touching. The target becomes unable to move from that spot and loses its dexterity bonus to armor class, though it is not helpless and may still take other actions as normal. This effect lasts for 1 round per point of Wisdom bonus (minimum 1 round).

Vanish: While focused, the monk gains a bonus to Stealth checks equal to her Wisdom modifier. She can expend this focus to become invisible as the invisibility spell. As a greater Ki Power, she may expend the focus to become invisible as the greater invisibility spell.

Wholeness of Body: While focused, the monk gains a number of temporary hit points equal to her Wisdom modifier. She may expend this focus to heal a touched creature (including herself) a number of hit points equal to 1d6 per point of Wisdom bonus. As a greater Ki Power she may use heal by touch, as the spell. These abilities can instead be used to deal damage to undead.

Wounding Attack: While focused, the monk’s unarmed attacks deal one point of wounding damage in addition to its normal damage. A target that is hit by a monk’s unarmed attack takes 1 point of damage per round beginning in the round that the monk made the attack. This damage continues until the creature is unconscious or receives magical healing or a successful Heal check for first aid. The monk may expend this focus to deal 2 points of Strength or Dexterity damage on an attack in addition to normal damage. As a greater Ki Power, the monk may deal Constitution damage equal to her Wisdom bonus, in addition to normal damage on this attack. The target receives a Fortitude save to halve this Constitution damage.

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