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No, you don't always require an attack roll. Only some among aggressive spells require attack rolls. Attack roll is generally tied with touching the target (like chill touch you have mentioned) or firing a ray to the target (like disintegrate). There are three kinds of criteria for determining the success of spell. Touch attack: You make an attack roll ...


A spell only needs an attack roll if it is a (ranged)touch attack or states that it needs one. Spells like Entangle or Fireball didn't need an attack roll. Anyway, the Game Master can decide to let you make an attack roll under certain circumstances. some aspects are discussed in this question.


Not exactly. Your Base Attack Bonus (BAB) is your base attack bonus - it is solely the attack bonus granted by all your classes, and nothing more. Feats and modifiers donĀ“t change that value. However, you don't use JUST the BAB on your attack rolls. An attack roll is the sum of your BAB with all the appropriated bonuses and penalties. This is called Total ...


Yes. Weapon focus gives its bonus to all attacks with that weapon. Strength gives its bonus to all strength-based attacks (which is all regular attacks unless you use weapon finesse or some other odd ability). So with your preferred weapon it's going to be +10/+5. If you pick up a different kind of weapon, it's +9/+4. If you pick up a ranged weapon and your ...


Your Base Attack Bonus is +6/+1 if you have six levels in a Full BAB class. This doesn't change. Your Attack Bonus, on the other hand, will be your BAB + Str modifier + other bonuses, in this case 6+3+1, as you thought. Iterative attacks are at -5, so yes, your total attack bonus on a full attack is +10/+5.

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