Nikosh Bracegirdle

In-Game Biography

Nikosh comes from a large halfling community in Chessenta that occupies the Adler's Swamp and consists almost entirely of bards and performers of various sorts. As a youngster, Nikosh showed no talent to singing or juggling, but he contributed to the commune's wellbeing by cutting purses during the shows. Later, he had discovered his true calling, after meeting a peddler: the halfling is gifted with a rare ability to tell genuine antique jewelry from fake. Nikosh, with his relations' blessing started his own antique trade, and later acquired a rather more prosaic talent to produce ... er... copies' of valuable artwork. This trade proved not as profitable as he had hoped, and in fact, he got into troubles with the authorities quite often. To spare the Barony grief, Nikosh left Chessenta and eventually set a shop of his own in Waterdeep. He traveled North in search of the steady supply of scrimshaw and local artifacts.

Stats

Nikosh Bracegirdle (True Neutral, Male, Lightfoot Halfling, Rogue):

Level One
STR: 12, DEX: 16, CON: 12, INT: 16, WIS: 11, CHA: 9
Skills: Bluff (1), Concentration (1), Disable Device (7), Hide (5), Knowledge Arcana (5), Move Silently (11), Open Lock (7), Search (7), Use magic Device (3) Feats: Armor (1), Rapid Shot, Strong Back.

Level Three
STR: 12, DEX: 16, CON: 12, INT: 16, WIS: 11, CHA: 9
Skills: Bluff (1), Concentration (1), Disable Device (9), Hide (9), Knowledge Arcana (6), Move Silently (11), Open Lock (9), Search (9), Use magic Device (5) Feats: Armor (1), Rapid Shot, Strong Back, Dodge.

Level Three Rogue/Level Three Diviner
STR: 12, DEX: 16, CON: 12, INT: 17, WIS: 11, CHA: 9
Skills: Bluff (1), Concentration (9), Disable Device (9), Hide (9), Knowledge Arcana (6), Move Silently (11), Open Lock (9), Search (9), Spellcraft (11), Use magic Device (5) Feats: Armor (1), Rapid Shot, Strong Back, Dodge, Armored Arcana (1), Combat Casting

Level Three Rogue/Level Six Diviner
STR: 12, DEX: 16, CON: 12, INT: 18, WIS: 11, CHA: 9
Skills: Bluff (1), Concentration (13), Disable Device (12), Hide (9), Knowledge Arcana (8), Move Silently (11), Open Lock (9), Search (12), Spellcraft (14), Use magic Device (5) Feats: Armor (1), Rapid Shot, Strong Back, Dodge, Armored Arcana (2), Combat Casting, Greater Fortitude

Level Three Rogue/Level Nine Diviner
STR: 12, DEX: 16, CON: 12, INT: 19, WIS: 11, CHA: 9
Skills: Bluff (1), Concentration (17), Disable Device (12), Hide (9), Knowledge Arcana (15), Move Silently (11), Open Lock (9), Search (12), Spellcraft (18), Use magic Device (5) Feats: Armor (1), Rapid Shot, Strong Back, Dodge, Armored Arcana (2), Combat Casting, Greater Fortitude, Spell Penetration (1)

Level Three Rogue/Level Twelve Diviner
STR: 12, DEX: 16, CON: 12, INT: 19, WIS: 11, CHA: 9
Skills: Bluff (1), Concentration (21), Disable Device (12), Hide (9), Knowledge Arcana (22), Move Silently (11), Open Lock (9), Search (12), Spellcraft (22), Use magic Device (5) Feats: Armor (1), Rapid Shot, Strong Back, Dodge, Armored Arcana (2), Combat Casting, Greater Fortitude, Spell Penetration (2), Aegis of Rime

Personality

Nikosh is a classic reluctant adventurer with an eye on profits and great reluctance to die a hero. He brings to the party's common sense and down to earth attitude. He also likes to cook, eat and feed his companions. But there is also an obsessive side to Nikosh. He is a talented relic hunter, and will not shy away from petty theft and forgery if there is a prized antic to be won. And if that's not enough, Nikosh's biggest dream is to become a respectable trader, buy a villa in Chessenta, stuff it full of gorgeous art and marry a nice Halfling girl. Oh, when he is provoked, Nikosh does not become a dangerous foe. Rather he is like a stone in your boot: nothing really, but terribly annoying.