Seize the initiative and chop your foes to pieces with this exciting new guide to the art of martial combat in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, suitable for players and Game Masters alike! This comprehensive hardcover reference reveals the martial secrets of the Pathfinder rules like never before! Tons of new tricks and techniques for combat-oriented character classes put a sharp edge on your weapons and a sure step in your tactics, ranging from new barbarian rage powers, new cavalier orders, tons of new rogue talents, and more than 60 new archetypes for nearly every Pathfinder character class, including spellcasters like wizards and clerics. Ultimate Combat also introduces three new classes (the ninja, samurai, and gunslinger) along with tons of new armor and weapons, a complete treatment of firearms, a vast array of martial arts, finishing moves, vehicle combat, duels, and new combat-oriented spells for every spellcasting class in the game. Also, new player character options such as gladiator, armor master, big game hunter, and gunmage, plus vehicle combat rules, siege weapons, duels, Asian weapons, optional combat rules, and new combat-oriented feats.