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Naztharune Rakshasa BaB [on hold]

I have a question that my buddy and myself have been fighting over for some time now. If I have a Naztharune Rakshasa (MMIII page 136) with a racial Base attack bonus of 11, plus 8 levels in rogue and ...
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How are damage penalties on melee attacks calculated?

Several attacks get only half the Strength bonus to damage - off-hand attacks or attacks from light weapons come to mind. Of course, main hand, non-light attacks get the full Strength bonus and two ...
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How does a full attack for a Corpse Stirge work?

I have recently create a corpse stirge, by applying the corpse template to a stirge. The template gives the stirge a slam attack, that deals 1d3 damage. (1d3-2 after adding strength modifier) ...
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Why can't a feint be part of a full round attack?

When reading the rules from PH3.5 about feints, it states that a feint is a standard action, or with the feat "improved feint" it can be a movement action. So unlike with others special attacks that ...
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If a feat replaces the Strength mod to melee attacks with a different stat, can I still choose to use Strength?

Can you revert to using base attack roll stats (i.e. Strength for calculating melee attack rolls) if you have a feat that lets you use a different stat, or does taking the feat permanently switch you ...
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Touch Attack Spells vs Incorporeal Creatures

Is it possible to hit an incorporeal creature with a spell that requires a melee touch attack without the use of any magical ability that allows one to make contact with incorporeal beings? Put ...
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Brilliant energy not all it's cracked up to be?

I have this sai and it's already a speed weapon. That character will be taking improved disarm. Am looking at the entry for brilliant energy. "A brilliant energy weapon ignores nonliving matter." ...
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Can you stack Combat Expertise and Power Attack?

Are you allowed to stack the feats of Power Attack and Combat Expertise in a single round?