Hartio Porter Nortalini, aka Buck. (KIA, 5th of Spring, 500 A.O.V.)

Gnome Illusionist/Spiritualist


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Hartio Porter Nortalini – Buck, level 1
Gnome, Wizard (Arcanist)
Build: Illusionist Wizard
Arcane Implement Mastery Option: Staff of Defense
Cult Escapee (Cult Escapee Benefit)

STR 8, CON 12, DEX 12, INT 20, WIS 10, CHA 14

STR 8, CON 12, DEX 12, INT 18, WIS 10, CHA 12

AC: 16 Fort: 11 Ref: 15 Will: 14
HP: 22 Surges: 7 Surge Value: 5

Arcana +13, Bluff +8, History +10, Religion +10

Acrobatics +1, Athletics –1, Diplomacy +2, Dungeoneering +0, Endurance +1, Heal +0, Insight +0, Intimidate +2, Nature +0, Perception +0, Stealth +3, Streetwise +2, Thievery +1

Basic Attack: Melee Basic Attack
Basic Attack: Ranged Basic Attack
Gnome Racial Power: Fade Away
Wizard Utility: Ghost Sound
Staff of Defense Power: Staff of Defense
Wizard Utility: Chameleon’s Mask
Wizard Utility: Spook
Wizard Utility: Prestidigitation
Wizard Utility: Whispering Wind
Wizard Attack 1: Phantom Chasm
Wizard Attack 1: Phantom Bolt
Wizard Attack 1: Howling Wall
Wizard Attack 1: Grasping Shadows
Wizard Attack 1: Slimy Transmutation

Level 1: Ritual Caster
Level 1: Orb Expertise

Dancing Lights
Silent Image
Magic Mouth
Cloth Armor (Basic Clothing) x1
Belt Pouch (empty)
Flint and Steel
Gold ring
Orb Implement x1
Quarterstaff x1
== End ==


As a young child, Hartio Porter Nortalini was abducted by a cult dedicated to the dead after they learned that he was exhibiting skills as a medium. It was there that he learned from a elder cult member the magical arts and learned to control his ability to speak with the dead. While he tried to make the best of life in this cult, he never agreed with their teachings, and after mastering some illusions, he used them to make his escape. He knows that this cult of the dead values mediums and is not likely to take his escape easily. So he sought a big city where he could blend in and not be easily found, which lead him to Flint, where he opened shop under the stage name of “Ruz the Medium”. He’s become known locally … he uses his magical knowledge to create some ambiance and add a little excitement for his client’s benefit, but he’s proven to his customers that he is the real-deal. His reputation as a medium has been growing, which concerns him as he fears that any local cult members may get word of a new gnome medium in town, which may lead them right to his doorstep. Thankfully his talents have recently brought him to the attention of the RHC, so he’s closed up shop and agreed to ply his trade for the benefit of the city. He hopes being in the RHC will help shield him from any potential cult seekers. To his friends he’s known as Buck; he hasn’t revealed his true name to anyone, other than the RHC background investigators, for fear that it might tip off any cult members in the area. He’s never without his gold ring; when asked about it he mumbles something about “not gonna get me that way, they’re not”. Off hours he can usually be found in a local dive, lighting up a pipe of Leaf of Nicodemus, which he says helps him ignore the annoying whispers of the dead.

Hartio Porter Nortalini, aka Buck. (KIA, 5th of Spring, 500 A.O.V.)

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