I'm considering the Guide Archetype. Ranger's Focus seems like a slightly more versatile and powerful combination of Favoured Enemy + Quarry with the downside of being much more limited in uses. ...
The Trapper gains very useful abilities while losing access to spells that he wouldn't have access to anyways for many levels to come. Essentially [unless you don't want to deprive the party rogue of ...
I decided to select the Ranger class for my first campaign. I used Treantmonk's Guide to Rangers (switch hitter) for my first build. I added Beastmaster and Skirmisher to supplement my expected play ...