Archives of Nethys

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Occultist Class Details | Implement Schools / Panoplies | Archetypes

Occultist Archetypes

NameReplacesSummary
Ancestral AspirantClass Skills; Implements; Object Reading; Outside ContactIt is common for a noble to possess a deep pride for his family’s past, but when such self-importance gives way to obsession, an ancestral aspirant is born.
Battle HostClass Skills; Weapon/Armor Proficiency; Implements; Mental Focus; Spellcasting; Implement Mastery; Magic Item Skill; Object Reading; Shift Focus; Magic Circles; Binding Circles; Fast Circles; Aura Sight; Outside ContactWell versed in military history, battlefield lore, and the occult, a battle host forms a supernatural bond with a chosen weapon, suit of armor, or shield, from which he can channel psychic energy to cast spells, conjure the spirit of the object’s former owner, increase his own physical might, and produce a number of other remarkable abilities.
Haunt CollectorImplements; Aura Sight; Outside Contact; Magic Circles; Binding Circles; Fast CirclesHaunt collectors use items haunted by their former owners to create ghostly presences imbued with psychic power.
NecroccultistImplements; Implement Mastery; Object Reading; Aura Sight; Outside ContactNecroccultists’ fascination with death and the undead drives them to explore the forbidden necromantic arts as they search for secrets they can use to manipulate the natural cycle of life and death.
Panoply SavantShift Focus; Outside Contact; Magic Circles; Binding Circles; Fast CirclesSome occultists specialize in a particular panoply, fully dedicating themselves to mastering the secrets of the psychic resonance of each of its component implements, as well as the way they interact with one another.
PsychodermistClass Skills; Implements; Magic Item Skill; Object Reading; Aura Sight; Outside Contact; Binding Circles; Fast CirclesRather than tapping the psychic energy residing within esoteric items, psychodermists form supernatural bonds with trophies taken from creatures they have slain. Through these mementos, these occultists manifest not only their own magic, but also the unique powers of their fallen foes.
ReliquarianWeapon Proficiencies; Spells; Focus Powers; Implements; Knacks; Mental FocusNot all occultists derive their power from psychic impressions left on objects. Some find faith first, and draw out the divine potential in religious relics.
Secret BrokerClass Skills; Implements; Implement Mastery; Magic Item Skill; Shift Focus; Magic Circles; Binding Circles; Fast CirclesWhether as spymasters, extortionists, political fixers, or puppet masters, secret brokers use their talents with objects to gain information, then leverage that information for their own purposes.
Sha’irImplements; Mental Focus; Spellcasting; Implement Mastery; Magic Item Skill; Object Reading; Aura Sight; Outside ContactSha’irs delve into the occult not through power over objects but instead via their connection with minor servitor genies from the elemental planes.
SilkswornSpellcasting; Class Skills; Knacks; Implements; Weapon and Armor Proficiency; Outside Contact; Magic Circles; Binding Circles; Fast Circles; Implement MasterySilksworn draw their power from wearing luxurious garments and can be found in many noble courts throughout Golarion
Talisman CrafterImplements; Magic Item Skill; Object Reading; Shift Focus; Aura Sight; 5th, 17th-level Focus Powers Talisman crafters specialize- in the creation of seals, constructing master talismans to use as implements and inscribing wards with esoteric geometry.
Tome EaterImplements; Mental Focus; Spellcasting; Implement Mastery; Shift Focus; 6th-level Implement; Magic Circles; Outside Contact; Binding Circles; Fast Circles; Aura SightTome eaters have learned how to tap into the latent psychic energy of the written word by physically devouring books and scrolls to create magical effects and gain mystical insights.