Say, a PC fires a longbow at an enemy without their knowledge before combat has begun, how should combat start? Should there be a stealth/perception opposed check? Should a successful/unsuccessful ...
I may soon encounter a situation where player characters might sneak up on some sleeping giants and try to murder them or steal their coins, which are stored in bags near the sleeping giants. ...
In both Pathfinder and D&D 3.5e, the rules for stealthing (Stealth, Hide and Move Silently) state: When moving at a speed greater than half but less than your normal speed, you take a –5 ...
So, in Pathfinder, it seems that being able to use stealth in order to gain sneak attacks only works in the surprise round, with the rules as written. So, imagine a scenario where we have a sniper ...