Alignment: Any
Hit Die: d6

Class Skills: The rogue's class skills (and the key ability for each skill) are Appraise (Int), Balance (Dex), Bluff (Cha), Climb (Str), Craft (Int), Decipher Script (Int, exclusive skill), Diplomacy (Cha), Disable Device (Int), Disguise (Cha), Escape Artist (Dex), Forgery (Int), Gather Information (Cha), Hide (Dex), Innuendo (Wis), Intimidate (Cha), Intuit Direction (Wis), Jump (Str), Listen (Wis), Move Silently (Dex), Open Lock (Dex), Perform (Cha), Pick Pocket (Dex), Profession (Wis), Read Lips (Int, exclusive skill), Search (Int), Sense Motive (Wis), Spot (Wis), Swim (Str), Tumble (Dex), Use Magic Device (Cha, exclusive skill), and Use Rope (Dex).

Weapon and Armor Proficiency: A rogue's weapon training focuses on weapons suitable for stealth and sneak attacks. Thus, all rogues are proficient with the crossbow (hand or light), dagger (any type), dart, light mace, sap, shortbow (normal and composite), and short sword. Medium-size rogues are also proficient with certain weapons that are too big for Small rogues to use and conceal easily: club, heavy crossbow, heavy mace, morningstar, quarterstaff, and rapier. Rogues are proficient with light armor but not with shields.

Table: Rogue
Class Level Base
Attack Bonus
Fort Save Ref Save Will Save
1 +0 +0 +2 +0 Sneak attack +1d6
2 +1 +0 +3 +0 Evasion
3 +2 +1 +3 +1 Uncanny dodge (Dex bonus to AC), sneak attack +2d6
4 +3 +1 +4 +1  
5 +3 +1 +4 +1 Sneak attack +3d6
6 +4 +2 +5 +2 Uncanny dodge (can't be flanked)
7 +5 +2 +5 +2 Sneak attack +4d6
8 +6/+1 +2 +6 +2  
9 +6/+1 +3 +6 +3 Sneak attack +5d6
10 +7/+2 +3 +7 +3 Special ability
11 +8/+3 +3 +7 +3 Uncanny dodge (+1 against traps), sneak attack +6d6
12 +9/+4 +4 +8 +4  
13 +9/+4 +4 +8 +4 Sneak attack +7d6, special ability
14 +10/+5 +4 +9 +4 Uncanny dodge (+2 against traps)
15 +11/+6/+1 +5 +9 +5 Sneak attack +8d6
16 +12/+7/+2 +5 +10 +5 Special ability
17 +12/+7/+2 +5 +10 +5 Uncanny dodge (+3 against traps), sneak attack +9d6
18 +13/+8/+3 +6 +11 +6  
19 +14/+9/+4 +6 +11 +6 Sneak attack +10d6, special ability
20 +15/+10/+5 +6 +12 +6 Uncanny dodge (+4 against traps)

Sneak Attack: Any time the rogue's target would be denied a Dexterity bonus to AC (whether the target actually has a Dexterity bonus or not), or when the rogue flanks the target, the rogue's attack deals extra damage. The extra damage is +1d6 at 1st level and an additional 1d6 every two levels thereafter. Should the rogue score a critical hit with a sneak attack, this extra damage is not multiplied.

Ranged attacks can only count as sneak attacks if the target is within 30 feet. The rogue can't strike with deadly accuracy from beyond that range.

With a sap (blackjack) or an unarmed strike, the rogue can make a sneak attack that deals subdual damage instead of normal damage. The rogue cannot use a weapon that deals normal damage to deal subdual damage in a sneak attack, not even with the usual -4 penalty.

A rogue can only sneak attack a living creature with a discernible anatomy. Any creature that is immune to critical hits is also not vulnerable to sneak attacks. The rogue must be able to see the target well enough to pick out a vital spot and must be able to reach a vital spot. The rogue cannot sneak attack while striking a creature with concealment or striking the limbs of a creature whose vitals are beyond reach.

Traps: Rogues (and only rogues) can use the Search skill to locate traps when the task has a Difficulty Class higher than 20. Finding a nonmagical trap has a DC of at least 20, higher if it is well hidden. Finding a magic trap has a DC of 25 + the level of the spell used to create it.

Rogues (and only rogues) can use the Disable Device skill to disarm magic traps. A magic trap generally has a DC of 25 + the level of the spell used to create it.

A rogue who beats a trap's DC by 10 or more with a Disable Device check can generally study a trap, figure out how it works, and bypass it (with his party) without disarming it.

Evasion: At 2nd level, a rogue gains evasion. If exposed to any effect that normally allows a character to attempt a Reflex saving throw for half damage, the rogue takes no damage with a successful saving throw. Evasion can only be used if the rogue is wearing light armor or no armor. It is an extraordinary ability.

Uncanny Dodge: At 3rd level and above, she retains her Dexterity bonus to AC (if any) if caught flat-footed or struck by an invisible attacker.

At 6th level , the rogue can no longer be flanked. Another rogue at least four levels higher can still flank.

At 11th level, the rogue gains a +1 bonus to Reflex saves made to avoid traps and a +1 dodge bonus to AC against attacks by traps. At 14th level, these bonuses rise to +2. At 17th, they rise to +3, and at 20th they rise to +4.

Special Abilities: On achieving 10th level and every three levels thereafter (13th, 16th, and 19th), a rogue chooses a special ability from among the following: