Spirit Knight (Cavalier/Shaman)

In this world, there are those who follow the road, and others who build the roads themselves so that others may follow. However, there are few true seekers who strive to understand the purpose of the road itself, whether they follow the road or not. These rare and mighty warriors called spirit knights are constantly searching for the wellspring of true power and knowledge. By binding select spirits of world to their weapons, they hope to better facilitate the spirit energies growing within their souls. (Original Concept by Lindley Court)

Primary Class: Cavalier.

Secondary Class: Shaman.

Alignment: Any.

Hit Dice: d10.

Bonus Skills and Ranks: The spirit knight selects three shaman skills to add to his class skills, in addition to the normal cavalier class skills. The spirit knight gains a number of ranks at each level equal to 4 + Int modifier.

Weapon and Armor Proficiency: The spirit knight is proficient with all simple and martial weapons, plus his spirit weapon. He is also proficient with all types of armor (heavy, light, and medium), and with shields (except power shields).

Challenge (Su): This is exactly like the cavalier ability of the same name, except that the spirit knight can challenge an opponent once per day at 1st level, and an additional time per day every six levels thereafter, up to four times per day at 19th level.

Spirit Magic: At 1st level, a spirit knight gains t