Pathfinder 2 Monk Archetype

Monastic training has taught you martial arts and allowed you to hone your mind, body, and spirit to new heights.

Multiclass Monk Characters

The monk archetype is a strong choice for any character that fights unarmored or with unarmed attacks.

Monk Dedication

Feat 2
Archetype Dedication Multiclass

Prerequisites Strength 14, Dexterity 14


You become trained in unarmed attacks and gain the powerful fist class feature (page 156). You become trained in your choice of Acrobatics or Athletics; if you are already trained in both of these skills, you become trained in a skill of your choice. You become trained in monk class DC.

Special You can’t select another dedication feat until you have gained two other feats from the monk archetype.


Basic Kata

Feat 4
Archetype

Prerequisites Monk Dedication


You gain a 1st- or 2nd-level monk feat.


Monk Resiliency

Feat 4
Archetype

Prerequisites Monk Dedication, class granting no more Hit Points per level than 8 + your Constitution modifier


You gain 3 additional Hit Points for each monk archetype class feat you have. As you continue selecting monk archetype class feats, you continue to gain additional Hit Points in this way.


Advanced Kata

Feat 6
Archetype

Prerequisites Basic Kata


You gain one monk feat. For the purpose of meeting its prerequisites, your monk level is equal to half your character level.

Special You can select this feat more than once. Each time you select it, you gain another monk feat.


Monk Moves

Feat 8
Archetype

Prerequisites Monk Dedication


You gain a +10-foot status bonus to your Speed when you’re not wearing armor.


Monk's Flurry

Feat 10
Archetype

Prerequisites Monk Dedication


You gain the Flurry of Blows action (page 156).


Perfection's Path

Feat 12
Archetype

Prerequisites Monk Dedication, expert in at least one saving throw


Choose one saving throw (Fortitude, Reflex, or Will) in which you are an expert. Your proficiency rank in the chosen saving throw increases to master.


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