Quote Originally Posted by Tyrael View Post
He needs whip tricks of some sort. Whip proficiency, bonus to disarm and trip, etc. Maybe consider granting him the Whip Climber trick from Complete Scoundrel.
Not whip tricks, but maybe he could choose a path (like a ranger) and a favored weapon to go with the path, or maybe just a favored weapon. Whip tricks just sounds too restrictive.