Order of the Mystic Warrior

A samurai who belongs to this order has learned to tap into the mystic energies deep within his soul. An order of the mystic warrior samurai emphasizes inner strength, mental discipline, and control over one’s internal energy. Samurai of this order tend to have tremendous will power, mental fortitude, strong convictions, and are versatile when faced with difficulties. This order complements the Shogun’s Shadow multiclass archetype.

Edicts: The samurai must protect his sovereign lord, adhere to his lord’s dictates, and be ever watchful for those who seek to deceive his lord of himself. He must always place the will of is master before his own, strive to increase his mental discipline, and take every opportunity to further his lord’s cause.

Challenge: Whenever an order of the mystic warrior samurai issues a challenge, he receives a +1 bonus on attacks made against the target of his challenge. This bonus increases by +1 for every four levels the samurai possesses. Furthermore, should the order of the mystic warrior samurai use his Sense Motive skill to counter any feint made by the target of his challenge during combat, he gains a +2 bonus on all such skill checks until the end of the challenge.

Skills: An order of the mystic warrior samurai adds Acrobatics (Dex) and Sense Motive (Wis) to his list of class skills. In addition, an order of the mystic warrior adds his Charisma modifier to any opposed Sense Motive skill checks made against a Bluff check.

Order Abilities: A samurai that belongs to the order of the mystic warrior gains the following abilities as he increases in level.

Ki Pool (Su)

At 2nd level, the samurai gains a pool of