Many sanctioned spellswords protect sites, people, and relics sacred to magic-focused deities. Religions that fear or police the use of magic may train a select few sanctioned spellswords to instead hunt down magic-users.
Class Skills: The sanctioned spellsword removes Knowledge (dungeoneering) from his or her list of class skills and adds Knowledge (religion) to the list of class skills in addition to the normal magus class skills.
Most magi seek a balance between steel and spell, though some may focus a fraction more of their attention on the martial or arcane aspect of their unique fighting styles. Some, however, seek to expand their repertoire, experimenting with a wider variety of skills and abilities. Presented below is a new archetype for the magus. The iron fist magus uses magic to transform his or her body into the perfect weapon.
Born from necessity and invention, the trapgrip witches arose after kobolds first discovered an eldritch gauntlet. In time, with tinkering and experimentation, the crafty kobolds of Zobeck created their own distinctive gauntlets. Trapgrip witches aid trapmasters in their pursuits, and they are often found near unsprung traps, ready to pounce on those unfortunates caught. Occasionally a trapgrip witch will join a party unable to locate a rogue or in need of a trapfinder.