Ikoma Maru

Ikoma Lion Family Courtier

Description:

IkomaIkoma Maru
Legend of the Five Rings, 4th Edition

Insight 132 – Insight Rank 1 – School Rank 1 – (40 pts starting template)

Rings

Earth 2 Stamina 2 Willpower 2
Water 2 Strength 2 Perception 2
Fire 2 Agility 2 Intelligence 3
Air 3 Reflexes 3 Awareness 3
Void 2

Primary Weapons

Weapon Attack Damage Notes
Jutte-Sai 5k2 3k1 emphasis = re-roll 1’s, no off-hand penalty
Tessen 5k2 2k1 no off-hand penalty
Wakizashi 3k2 4k2
Yumi 4k3 5k2 -1k0 for 50ft past 250 ft range

Armor

*TN to Be Hit: 20 (21 w/ dual weapons)
TN = REFx5 (15) + (5) + dual-weapons (1)
Armor TN Bonus: 0; Armor Reduction: 0

Initiative (REF + Insight Rank/REF): 4k3

Wounds (Earth x 2 per level, Earth x 5 for Healthy)

Wound Level Penalty Modified Penalty Total Notes
Healthy +0 +0 10
Nicked +3 +3 14
Grazed +5 +5 18
Hurt +10 +10 22
Injured +15 +15 26
Crippled +20 +20 30
Down +40 +40 34 Must spend Void to act
Out 38 Cannot act

Rate of Wound Heal (STA x 2 + Insight Rank): 5

Skill Trait Rank Roll Emphases/Mastery Abilities School Skill?
Courtier AW 1 4k3 X
Etiquitte AW 1 4k3 X
Sincerity AW 1 4k3 X
Lore: History INT 2 5k3 Emphasis-Lion Clan X
Performance: Storytelling INT 1 4k3 X
Performance: Oratory AW 1 4k3 X
Knives AG 3 5k2 re-roll 1’s w/ Jutte-Sai, no off-hand penalty X
War Fan AG 3 5k2 no off-hand penalty
Defense REF 1 4k3
Investigation PER 1 3k2
Kenjitsu AG 1 3k2
Kyujutsu REF 1 4k3
Iajutsu REF 1 4k3
Performance: Drums AG 1 3k2
Performance: Shamisen/Kodo AG 1 3k2
Calligraphy INT 1 4k3
Acting AW 1 5k4
Glory 0 Honor 6.5 Status 1 Infamy 0 Shadowlands Taint 0

School Techniques (Ikoma)

Rank 1 THE HERALD OF GLORY Precise Memory (no cost) Storytelling/Awareness at TN 20 to raise another’s Glory
Rank 2 THE HEART OF THE LION Intimidation/Temptation: add +5 to TN for each Ikoma School Rank no loss of Honor or Glory for displaying emotion in public

Advantages

Precise Memory +1k1 to memory INT rolls free
Read Lips Perception TN 15 (+5 per 20 ft range) 3 pts
Crafty One rank in Low Skills when forced 3 pts
Voice 1k1 to appropriate skills 3 pts

Disadvantages

Failure of Bushido: Honesty -3pts cannot spend Void on Honesty emphasis -3 pts
Soft Hearted Willpower TN 20 to kill (TNs increased by +10 for guilt) -2 pts
Bio:

A humble narrator.

I didn’t wanna have to use the “B”-word here, but Maru is an Ikoma Courtier who just happens to have a great voice, studied acting and several types of evocative instruments, and can recite the historical lineages of most of the families of Rokugan.

Ikoma Maru

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