The Bard Class Deck introduces 4 playable bards, including a new take on the iconic Lem. It also contains ~100 boons for players to find in any home game. Alternatively, it's all you need to play a bard at Organized Play events.
- Excel in Charisma and Diplomacy. Have many allies.
- Support local teammate checks with a simple recharge.
- Cast both Arcane and Divine spells with Charisma.
Unofficial Power Names
|Fetch Quest Command an ally to retrieve something left out of reach.||Hand-Off You have allies among the locals who will swiftly pass along aid.||Critical Eye Find weapons of exceptional quality. Detect weakness in proud foes.|
|Bardic Performance (Martial) A flashy war dance with a weapon or blooms of magic.||Glorious Mischief You've caused trouble for the foes of someone you want to impress.||Inspiring Presence Your comrades fight tirelessly when you join them at the front.|
|Hidden Fang Strength most wouldn't expect of a diplomat and their ornamental weapon.||Expendable If they don't want to help, that just makes it OK to trick them into helping.||Forced March No obstacle will deter your party. Whining is not tolerated.|
|Lem||Arcane Tinkerer||Tent Preacher|
|Magical Refrain You can tease back a spent spell by continuing to play its tune.||Arcane Initiate I've read about this!||Instrument of the Divine You are highly attuned to matters of the spirit.|
|Bardic Performance You always find a way to lift spirits - even while multitasking.||Cool-Headed Did you consider...||Rouse Passions Invoke your deity's will in fiery language.|
|Polymath Charm Person is not always the answer. Good thing you've got plenty more tricks.||Charity You use your divine ability unselfishly, trusting your deity to provide for you.|
|Manipulate Probability Your favorite tools are stored in odd but effective locations.||Hand of Fate You experience lucky coincidences at an incredible rate.|
|Bardic Performance (Bluff) Convince a teammate to push their luck, silver-tongued words laced with magic.||Drunken Luck Not nearly as drunk as you seem, you wobble like a weak buffoon but search for the ideal moment to strike.||Go All In Careful play builds a ledger of fortune for your most dangerous moments.|
|Watering Hole When you arrive somewhere new, the first order of business is always finding the local bar. It's where you do your best work.||Improvised Weapon Why would you ever carry a weapon when there are so many stools, mugs, and bottles just laying around?||Cheat Career gamblers know to cheat in small, imperceptible ways. It builds up over time, and keeps your lifespan from becoming cruelly short.|
|I'll Be Taking That That lout had something useful. Perhaps something your ally would like as a gift. No need to tell them where you got it.||Life is a Gamble And the game only ends when you do.|
|Bardic Performance (Flattery) The most powerful flattery is overheard. You enchant the tongue of a bribed local or a trusted co-conspirator so their whispers are heard without fail.'||Obtain Service The aristocracy trades in lives and loyalty. Deals can be struck to lease a servant of interest.||Infiltrate Your presence amongst local gentry provides critical intel against notable foes.|
|Courtly Bearing This is the sort of trouble we can resolve over tea. Leave the grunt work to the grunts.'||Second Chance The truest allies are obtained through generosity at their most vulnerable moment. You've anticipated it for so long.||Scapegoat I'm not supposed to be here? But I'm hiding from that scary adventurer over there!|
|Secret Network Cloaked figures ferry packages to your comfortable quarters.||Win-Win The adventurers think you selflessly helped them kill that beast. They don't know there's a reward.|
|Send in the Grunts Servants exist because someone needs to get their hands dirty, and it's not me.|
Back of the Box
Have Bard, Will Travel Bring your troubadour to any tavern with the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Bard Deck. Explore four different bard characters in this 109-card set, from Lem the magic researcher to Siwar the information broker. The Bard Deck features diverse new allies, weapons, spells, and other loot to take your character all the way through any Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Base Set or Pathfinder Society Adventure Card Guild Organized Play campaign. Play on!