Ultimate Intrigue, a hardcover core Pathfinder Roleplaying Game sourcebook by Jason Bulmahn, Jesse Benner, John Bennett, Logan Bonner, Robert Brookes, Ross Byers, Robert N. Emerson, Amanda Hamon, Steven T. Helt, Thurston Hillman, Tim Hitchcock, Mikko Kallio, Rob McCreary, Jason Nelson, Tom Phillips, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Thomas M. Reid, Alexander Riggs, David N. Ross, David Schwartz, Mark Seifter, and Linda Zayas-Palmer, was released on March 30, 2016. It includes a new base class, the vigilante, which was publicly playtested in June 2015.1
A smaller, softcover Pocket Edition of Ultimate Intrigue was released in January 2019, containing all of the original content of the hardcover book in a smaller, 8.4" x 6.5" softcover format.
|“||Words Cut DeepIn the right setting, a single scathing word can prove deadlier than a poisoned dagger. Behind the scenes of heroic battles and magical realms lies a seething underbelly of danger and deception. This world of intrigue holds endless possibilities for adventure, as heroes duel with words instead of steel, plot daring heists, and engage in battles of wills against relentless nemeses. A high-stakes game of shadows and secrets is yours to master—if you have the wits!
Whether the heroes are taming the blood-soaked back alleys of their favorite metropolis or jockeying for the queen's favor alongside highborn nobles, Pathfinder RPG Ultimate Intrigue is an invaluable companion to the Pathfinder RPG Core Rulebook. This imaginative tabletop game builds upon more than 10 years of system development and an Open Playtest featuring more than 50,000 gamers to create a cutting-edge RPG experience that brings the all-time best-selling set of fantasy rules into a new era.
Pathfinder RPG Ultimate Intrigue includes:
AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!
- Types of Feats
- Feat Descriptions
- Feat Table
- Spells of Intrigue
- Social Conflicts
- Verbal Duels
- Skills in Combat
- Perception and Stealth
- Sense Motive
- Replacing Opposed Rolls
- Spell Lists
- Adventuring Gear
- Alchemical Tools
- Magic Items
Ultimate Intrigue Playtest
The Ultimate Intrigue Playtest was released on June 19, 2015. The playtest focused entirely on the Vigilante and its mechanics. The playtesting period ran through July 20, 2015.2
- Paizo staff. (May 26, 2015). Beastly Terrors, Intrigue, and Evil Adventures Announced for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Paizo News.
- Jason Bulmahn. (June 19, 2015). Ultimate Intrigue—Vigilante Playtest!, Paizo Blog.