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[Modraught Malegaunt]

    A member of Emperor Palpatine’s Royal Guard, Modraught Maleguant was born on Carida. Growing up on a garrison world, Modraught was constantly exposed to the Imperial military; the gleaming white armor of the stormtroopers, the crisp press of the officers’ uniforms, the precision and discipline. It was little wonder that, at 16, he lied about his age and enlisted.
    By the age of 18, Modraught was a stormtrooper and by 22 he was appointed to the ranks of the Royal Guard. Modraught trained hard, honing his skills and his body to become one of Palpatine’s favoured Guards. Palpatine personally assigned him to his palace on Coruscant.
    Before leaving to oversee the completion of the Death Star II over the moon of Endor, Palpatine had a vision of a lightsaber cutting him down. Not taking any chances, he issued special phrik alloy force pikes, that could be used to parry lightsabers, to a handful of his Guards.
    When the Emperor died, Modraught was in the Imperial Palace on Coruscant, unable to do anything.
    Swearing to avenge his master, the Royal Guard went rogue from what was left of the Imperial chain of command.
    Modraught is a tall muscular man with dark hair and piercing gray eyes. He carries himself with the confidence and grace of a born warrior.

Modraught Malegaunt: Male Human Soldier 6/Bodyguard 6; Age: 29; Height: 1.8m; Weight: 85kg; Eyes: Gray; Hair: Black; Skin: Medium; Init +7 (+3 Dex, +4 Improved Initiative); Defense 21 (+8 class, +3 Dex); DR 7; Spd 10m; VP/WP 86/15; Atk +13/+8 melee (3d4+3/17-20, unarmed) or +11/+6 +7 melee (2d8+3/20, force pike) or +13/+9 ranged (3d8+1/20, heavy blaster); SQ Imperial devotion (immune to being bribed, blackmailed, seduced, or routed), Harm’s way, Combat sense +1, Surprising vigor, Improved charge; SV Fort +10, Ref +10, Will +5; SZ M; FP 2; DSP 5; Rep +4; Str 16, Dex 17, Con 15, Int 16, Wis 13, Cha 13.
    Equipment: Royal guard armor (+2 Listen, +2 Spot, +2 on Fort saves vs. hostile environments), force pike, heavy blaster, S-swoop.
    Skills: Climb +9, Gather Information +5, Intimidate +13, Jump +9, Knowledge (Emperor) +13, Knowledge (Imperial army) +13, Listen +7, Move Silently +9, Pilot +9, Read/Write Basic, Read/Write Bothese, Read/Write Corellian, Read/Write Huttese, Sense Motive +7, Speak Basic, Speak Bothese, Speak Corellian, Speak Huttese, Spot +7, Survival +7, Tumble +9.
    Feats: Advanced Martial Arts, Armor Proficiency (light), Armor Proficiency (medium), Armor Proficiency (powered), Combat Reflexes, Echani, Echani Expertise, Echani Mastery, Improved Initiative, Improved Martial Arts, Martial Arts, Power Attack, Two-Weapon Fighting, Weapon Group Proficiency (blaster pistols), Weapon Group Proficiency (blaster rifles), Weapon Group Proficiency (heavy weapons), Weapon Group Proficiency (simple weapons), Weapon Group Proficiency (vibro weapons).

    Armor: Modraught wears the blood-red armor and robes of the Royal Guard.
Armor Cost Damage Reduction Maximum Dex Bonus Armor Check Penalty Speed (10m) Weight
Royal guard ceremonial armor 10,000 7* +3* -2 10m* 16kg
*Masterwork armor: +2 DR, +1 max Dex bonus, +2 speed.

    Czerka Force Pike: Modraught's force pike differs from those typically used by the Royal Guard; it is constructed using an alloy made from a rare metal known as phrik that is capable of blocking lightsabers.
    SoroSuub Model Kylan-3 Heavy Blaster Pistol: The standard issue Royal Guard sidearm.
Weapon Damage Critical Range Increment Weight Type Cost
Force pike 2d8 20 - 1.8kg Slashing 500
Heavy blaster pistol 3d8+1 20 8m 1.7kg Energy 825