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I am wondering if there is a way to use my INT Ability score as my CHA score, plain and simple.

Basically I would like a feat or something that makes this the case. However, if that is not possible, an item could be a good alternative.

The lower the prerequisites/cost the better as that will determine my effective starting level. But long term methods are acceptable as well.

Primary Systems of acceptance are D&D 3.5 & 3.0 as well as Pathfinder. Other similar systems might work but not as cut and dry.

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Pretty sure this is impossible, as written. Why are you trying to do it? Maybe there's a substitute. –  Tridus Aug 12 at 13:05
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This is a valid question, but the answer to it is very unlikely to help you or anyone else (because it can’t be done). But nonetheless, I’ve answered it. In order to get actual help with your problem, though, I strongly recommend starting a new question, and asking specifically about what you’re hoping to achieve. –  KRyan Aug 12 at 13:12
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I really don't see why this question is so heavily down-voted. It's a valid question. Just because it has a trivial and useless answer doesn't make it a bad question; the asker couldn't have known that before he asked and got an answer. –  KRyan Aug 12 at 20:05

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This thread is the ultimate reference to stat substitution. It has 3.0, 3.5, and Pathfinder resources listed by stat-from (X) and stat-to (Y) (although the latter is a little broken at the moment).

However, as KRyan said, there's no "Replace CHA with INT for all purposes" option.

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There are no abilities in the game that allow you to simply replace one ability score for another for all purposes. That would be highly imbalanced. Rather, there are ways to replace one ability score for another for some particular purpose. But even if you stacked all those together to cover every possible use of Charisma, which I’m quite sure is impossible since I don’t think options exist to cover every possible use, but even if you did, your Charisma score would still exist (which could be a problem for, e.g., Charisma damage). No creature can have no Charisma (or Wisdom); anything that lacks either is an object and inanimate.

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