A Scout is a skilled skirmisher often used as light militia - emphasis on the light - and are often more easily outfitted than legionnaires. And less hardy. In short, you're skilled with fighting on the budget, but not the best man for waged warfare.

+2 to Dexterity
+1 to Praelium
+1 to Gymnastics
Skirmish: No Thrown Weapons Penalties
-1 Dodge to Melee
Cost: 5