Keening Soul (Witch/Bard)

(Original Concept by Elghinn Lightbringer)

Primary: Witch.

Secondary: Bard.

Alignment: Any.

Hit Dice: d8.

Bonus Skills and Ranks: The keening soul selects six bard skills to add to his class skills in addition to the normal witch class skills. The keening soul gains a number of ranks at each level equal to 4 + Int modifier.

Weapon and Armor Proficiency: The keening soul is proficient with all simple weapons, but not with armor or shields.

Bardic Performance: At 1st level, a keening soul gains the bard’s bardic performance ability. A keening soul gains the following bardic performances and must use Perform (sing) with these performances. Bardic performance, distraction, fascinate, and scary voice replace the witch’s hex gained at 1st level. 

Distraction (Su): At 1st level, a keening soul gains the bard’s distraction performance.

Fascinate (Su): At 1st level, a keening soul gains the bard’s fascinate performance.