Josiah Bernewell

The almost stereotypical lone sniper of Team 3.


Josiah, RHC Marksman – Level 7 Lurker
Medium natural humanoid, human

HP 42; Bloodied 21
Initiative +4
Perception +15
AC 19, Fortitude 20, Reflex 18, Will 19
Healing Surges 1
Speed 6


  • Quiet Shots
    The silencer you built is a marvel of modern technology.
    When you make a ranged attack from hiding and miss, you are considered still hiding.

Standard Actions

  • Rifle Butt – At-Will, Basic, Weapon
    Attack: Melee 1; +12 vs. AC
    Hit: 1d6 + 2 damage and you push the target 1 square.
  • Rifle – At-Will, Basic, Weapon
    Attack: Ranged 25/50 (one creature); +12 vs. AC
    Hit: 1d10 + 10 damage, or 1d10 + 20 on a critical hit. Brutal 2.
  • Wait for it…- At-Will, Martial, Weapon
    You line up the perfect killing shot with your telescopic sight.
    Effect: Choose a target between 25 and 800 squares away. At the start of your next turn, you make the snipe attack against that target if you still have line of sight. Until then, you are considered blind except against targets in a direct line from you to the chosen target. If you leave your square before the start of your next turn, both the attack and the blinding effect are canceled.
    Sustain Minor: You continue aiming at the target, or choose a new target in the same general direction.

Minor Actions

  • Reload
    Through a combination of practice and a bit of modification to the rifle’s barrel, you can reload quickly.
    Effect: You load another bullet into the rifle.

Triggered Actions

  • Heroic Effort – Encounter, Racial, No action
    With your focus and unbridled energy, failure is not an option.
    Trigger: You miss with an attack or fail a saving throw.
    Effect: You gain a +4 racial bonus to the roll.

Free Actions

  • Snipe
    Special: You can only use this power if you’re aiming at a target using wait for it…
    Attack: Ranged 800; +12 vs. AC
    Hit: 1d10 + 22 damage, or 1d10 + 32 on a critical. Brutal 2.

Skills Athletics +9, Intimidate +7, Perception +15, Stealth +12

Str 12 (+ 4) Dex 19 (+ 7) Wis 18 (+ 7)
Con 10 (+ 3) Int 14 (+ 5) Cha 8 (+ 2)

Alignment Unaligned
Languages Common, Primordial
Gear Leather armor, rifle, 40 bullets, pocket knife.


During Darsys Madenia’s absence, he accompanied the constables to the Nettles, in search of Wolfgang Von Recklinghausen. He proved a useful ally and a capable combatant, even if he was a bit dour and gruff.

Josiah Bernewell

Zeitgeist elfshire