Pistoleros (Gunslingers) for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The pistolero is a warrior of the gun. Some wield iron for good. Others for evil. Either way, these gunfighters are the best at what they do, capable of hitting small targets from hundreds of feet away.

Pistolero (Gunslinger)

Medium humanoid (any race), any alignment

Armor Class 15 (hide armor)

Hit Points 65 (10d8 + 20)

Speed 30 ft.

Abilities Str 11 (+0), Dex 16 (+3), Con 14 (+2), Int 10 (+0), Wis 10 (+0), Cha 10 (+0)

Senses passive Perception 10

Languages any one language (usually Common)

Challenge 3 (700 XP)

Dead Shot (3/day). As a bonus action, the pistolero can add 1d10 to its next attack or damage roll with a pistol, revolver or rifle.


Multiattack. The pistolero makes two attacks with its revolvers.

Dagger. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft. or range 20/60 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d4 + 3) piercing damage.

Revolver. Ranged Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, range 40/120, one target. Hit: 12 (2d8 + 3) piercing damage.

Hunting Rifle. Ranged Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, range 80/240, one target. Hit: 14 (2d10 + 3) piercing damage.


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