Alternate Racial Traits
- Historian: Some hobgoblins become obsessed with reclaiming the glories of their former empire, gaining a +4 bonus on Knowledge (history) checks. Knowledge (history) is always a class skill for them. This ability replaces the normal +4 racial bonus on Stealth checks.
Favoured Class Bonuses
- The crusader gains +1/3 of a maneuver known from the Iron Heart discipline.
- Add a +1/2 bonus on Knowledge (history) checks and Diplomacy checks to change a creature's attitude.
- The swordsage gains +1/3 of a maneuver known from the Iron Heart discipline.
- Add +1/2 to damage with Iron Heart strikes.