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Welcome to the Guardian, a martial archetype for the world's greatest roleplaying game. Your duty is to defend others and keep them safe from harm. Tireless weeks of training with the shield have given you the tactical knowledge you need to accomplish this task. The shield is now an extension of you. When fighting alongside your alies, you employ it with great effect. Your defenses are nearly impenetrable and allies will come to thank you for it.

"Thank you for downloading the Guardian. I appreciate any constructive feedback you have to offer and taking the time to rate the product." - Tim Hatcher

Coming Soon: The Chronomancer, an arcane tradition for the world's greatest roleplaying game.

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Change Log:


  • Initial release.


  • Changed Bastion of Defense to not stack with an ally who also wields a shield.

  • Changed Strong-arm to be limited by a number of uses equal to your Strength modifier (minimum once).


  • Minor verbiage changes such as a smaller font and added an archetype feature chart.


  • Created the Shield Bash feature at 3rd level, separating it from Bastion of Defense.

  • Changed the defensive mechanic for Bastion of Defense to use a special reaction, similar to the Cavalier’s Vigilant Defender feature.

  • Removed the Impenetrable Fortress feature in favor of the Heavy Armor Training feature, which allows certain ribbon benefits.

  • Changed the focus of Strong-arm from a chance to stun an opponent to potentially knocking them prone with a bonus action attack if successful.

  • Removed the concentration mechanic from Interceding Safeguard to bring it in line with Bastion of Defense changes.

  • Changed the Unassailable Citadel feature to require that you be wearing heavy armor and wielding a shield.

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File Last Updated:
July 19, 2018
This title was added to our catalog on July 13, 2018.