Paladin

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A Bretonnian Paladin.

Paladins, also known as Paladins of the Realm, are mighty champions and heroes of Bretonnia.[3a]

Overview

Paladins are mighty Bretonnian knights who have risen above their comrades through experience and martial might, they have performed great deeds on the battlefield and defeated particularly dangerous foes. Their reputation precedes them, being every bit as deadly as the greatest heroes of the Empire, - often even more so. Some might be noble Knights of the Realm, whilst others may even be superhuman Grail Knights. Some of the Paladins are also blessed with having a Pegasus as their mount and are known to wield enchanted weapons and armor. [1][2]

Others were even known to be blessed with minor magical gifts from The Lady, such as a halo of light. Although not quite as dangerous as a Bretonnian Lord of the same knightly caste, they are still forces of deadly inspiration upon the battlefield. They are generally of middling rank amongst nobles, although some hold higher ranks such as Earl or may be Baron of a lesser fief. Paladins often act as a more influential lords personal champion, helping command their armies and defending their leader. Whenver one of these heroes enters a town, his presence will be known within minutes, news of his arrival spreading through the crowded streets like wildfire amongst the commoners, who will flock to get a glimpse of one of Bretonnia's heroes.[1][2]

Whenever a Bretonnian army assembles, rules of chivalry oblige them to task a Paladin with carrying a proud banner of the force, other Paladins will act as leaders and champions seeking out the mightiest of foes and inspiring their troops.[1]

Famous Paladins

Weapons and Equipment

  • 5th Edition: Hero: Sword. May have Double Handed Weapon, Hand Weapon, Lance, Light Armour, Heavy Armour, Shield. May ride a Bretonnian Warhorse which may have Barding or a Monster. May have 2 Magic Items, One Knightly Virtue and may have a second. [4a]
  • 6th Edition: Hand Weapon, Heavy Armour. May have Great Weapon, Lance, Morning Star, Shield. May ride Bretonnian Warhorse or Royal Pegasus. May have Magic Items. Knights Vow which can be replaced by the Grail Vow or Questing Vow. May have a Virtue. May be Battle Standard Bearer. [3a]

Gallery

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Quotes

"The bravest of warriors, Paladins charge into battle either mounted or on foot, bringing righteous death in the Lady's name."

Sources

Bretonnia
Units Arblastier - Battle Pilgrim - Bretonnian Lord - Bretonnian Squire - Bretonnian Wizard - Brigand - Chevalier D'Honneur - Grail Damsel - Grail Knight - Grail Reliquae - Knight Errant - Knight of the Realm - Men-at-Arms - Paladin - Peasant Bowmen - Pegasus Knight - Prophetess - Questing Knight - Rascal - Trebuchet - Villain
Characters Adalhard - Agilgar - Agravain de Beau Quest - Alberic - Aloys de Montjoie - Amalric of Gaudaron - Armand d'Aquitaine - Balderin Beastslayer - Balduin - Bagrian - Beren - Bertrand - Bohemond Beastslayer - Bruno Malvoisin - Calard of Garamont - Carleond - Cassyon - Chilfroy - Corduin - Corentin - Eleanor de Quenelles - Escargot - Fastric Ghoulslayer - Feramand - Florin d'Artaud - Folcard - Folgar - Francois le Noir - Fredemund - Galand - Galeron & Joinville - Gaston de Beau Geste - Geg - Genevieve Dieudonné - Gilles le Breton - Gilon - Gui le Gros - Guillaume (king) - Guillaume de Grenouille - Gundehar - Hagen - Henri Lamorte - Henri le Massif - Hermit Knight of Malmont - Huebald - Iselda - Jasperre le Beau - Jaques de Beaumarchais - Jerrod - Jonquille de Brionne - Jules le Jongleur - Laudethaire - Katerina de Hansebourg - Knight of the Perilous Lance - Lambard - Landuin - Laroche - Laudethaire - Leofric Carrard - Louen Leoncoeur - Louis the Righteous - Louis Rochelle - Lucus - Malfleur - Maldred of Mousillon - Mallobaude - Maraulf - Marcus - Marianna Chevaux - Martrud - Merovech - Morgiana le Fay - Odo d'Outremer - Panteleon - Phillipe d'Artaud - Pitre Fonce - Rademund - Red Duke - Reolus - Repanse de Lyonesse - Reynard le Chasseur - Rodrik - Roland le Marechal - Sir Dagobert - Sir DuClaw - Sir Richemont - Suliman le Saracen - Tancred I - Tancred II - Taubert - Theobald II - Theodoric - Theudric - Thierulf - Tristan de la Tour - Tristan le Troubadour - Viscount d’Alembençon
Dukedoms Aquitaine - Aquitaine - Artois - Bastonne - Bordeleaux - Brionne - Carcassonne - Gisoreux - L'Anguille - Lyonesse - Montfort - Mousillon - Parravon - Queneles
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