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Different groups use the alignment rules differently, allowing it to define or dictate the character's actions - your mileage will vary. Here are two ideas which may help you to standardize the alignment an NPC is said to posses based on his actions. Lets focus on the Good - Evil axis (the same ideas appliy to the Law - Chaos axis): The bare bones of the ...


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As others point out, this is primarily opinion based as to "what alignment these characters are", so instead I'm going to work around a few problems that these character's alignment could cause. A king does not have to worry too much about being found out by detect alignment spells. He can certainly afford a level 3 cleric for ...


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There is no hard rule about alignments and classes, or classes and races. The book specifies generalities, and also gives counter examples. For example, in the Paladin class under the Oath of Vengence Tenets (page 88 of the Player's Handbook), it says that Oath of Vengence Paladins are often Neutral or Lawful Neutral in alignment. A neutral good tiefling ...


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Chaotic creatures don't organize themselves at big groups, at least not for long, that's their definition. So don't try to find behavior examples at governments or big societies. Chaotic groups like orc bands should behave like gangs, some criminal groups and weird collections of sociopaths. Their leader will be the stronger, meaner person, capable of ...


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In my world I took Gary's idea of alignment language as a kind of religious language, eg. Latin for Catholics, Greek for Orthodox, Arabic for Muslims etc. In a world with real divine beings, it is believable that Lawful Good beings have a language or a common tongue. Perhaps it's Deva for Law and Good, and Demonic for Chaotic Evil. The secret Druid language ...


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Once the greed is hurting others beyond the value to the character - e.g., stealing bread from the poor when you're rich - then you're into Evil territory. It's Evil that is truly rapacious, not chaos. Chaos can seem that way because the character refuses to "knuckle down" to the group's aims and ploughs their own furrow as it were, but that doesn't require ...


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Chaotics believe in the individual's right to decide and that combining into groups usually requires too many compromises to allow a creature to achieve the best in life (whatever that may be, guided by whether they are Good or Evil). So chaotic societies are generally going to be broken into small groups which share a lot of the same culture and goals, so ...


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From Monster Entry Format Alignment, Size, and Type While a monster's size and type remain constant (unless changed by the application of templates or other unusual modifiers), alignment is far more fluid. The alignments listed for each monster represent the norm for those monsters—they can vary as you require them to in order to serve the needs of ...


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Must a half-fiend be evil? No, it doesn't have to be. As a reference, in Savage Species* on p.102 it says this: When a kind of creature always has a particular alignment, individuals who differ are either unique or one in a million. When a creature usually has a particular alignment, individuals who differ are in the minority (considerably less ...


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This doesn't exactly directly answer the question as titled, but does answer the problem in your description, take it as you will. An alternate solution might be to ask the player to consider rebuilding with the Martial Artist monk-archetype, which need not remain lawful. Then he can play however he likes - if the problem is just that he's not being ...


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Yes, a cleric can UMD items of opposed alignment spells. UMD is always available for activating any item, regardless of your class or class features. This is also why a specialist wizard can use UMD to activate items from banned schools. Doing so is still an aligned action, so doing so too often can change your alignment and put you in disfavor with your ...



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