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On the d20SRD, next to the "pick up an item," there is a FAQ linked that covers this. You can pick something up within your reach (which seems to qualify in this case) and it provokes an AoO. Notice that reaching into a threatened square doesn't provoke, just reaching while someone threatens you. So you don't have to be in their square, just be able to ...


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Yes. In 3.5 the sunder special attack wording is "You can use a melee attack with a slashing or bludgeoning weapon to strike a weapon or shield that your opponent is holding." In Pathfinder however it was changed to say "You can attempt to sunder an item held or worn by your opponent in place of a melee attack." Discussion by users on the Paizo forums about ...


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So this question sort of ultimately comes down to "does shove use my weapon?" the answer to which is unfortunately clouded and probably up to your DM more than it is governed by the rules. I think in my games, I'd probably not, as "shove" seems more like a body to body effect (or shield if you're using one) rather than a weapon push, but I'd be open to ...


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From the Errata: Melee Attacks (p. 195). The rule on unarmed strikes should read as follows: “Instead of using a weapon to make a melee weapon attack, you can use an unarmed strike: a punch, kick, head-butt, or similar forceful blow (none of which count as weapons). On a hit, an unarmed strike deals bludgeoning damage equal to 1 + your Strength ...


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No, unarmed strikes aren't considered weapons. Official errata has stated that Weapons (p. 149). Unarmed strike doesn’t belong on the Weapons table. But Jeremy Crawford has clarified via Twitter that ...[The melee attack errata] lets melee weapon attacks use unarmed strikes, despite those strikes not being weapons. So you can use your unarmed ...


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The "improved" versions are feats which allow you to ignore Attacks of Opportunity. Without these, you not only become vulnerable to a free attack upon yourself when using them, but also the opportunity to be knocked out of them via this attack as well, preventing and wasting the action entirely. As such, it's best to not even consider the maneuvers as ...


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Check the Tome of Battle For Dummies handbook provides: A list of maneuvers organized by prereqs and level. A list of choice maneuvers


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You use your warblade initiator level. From Tome of Battle, p31-32, Martial Study: ... If you have martial adept levels, this maneuver becomes one of your maneuvers known. If you do not have martial adept levels, you can use this maneuver once per encounter as a martial adept with an initiator level equal to 1/2 your character level. If you have any ...


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Yes, you use the +5 to hit. CMB Explained When you attempt to perform a combat maneuver, make an attack roll and add your CMB in place of your normal attack bonus. Add any bonuses you currently have on attack rolls due to spells, feats, and other effects. These bonuses must be applicable to the weapon or attack used to perform the maneuver. As the +5 ...


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Combat maneuvers can't score threats In the discussion of the Paizo Blog post Combat Maneuvers and Weapon Special Features Pathfinder designer Sean K. Reynolds in Oct. 2011 posted this question-and-answer: If you have Tripping Strike and attempt to disarm someone, can you "crit" the disarm attempt and thereby trigger your Tripping Strike? ...


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You are allowed to move through a space occupied by an ally, you just can't end your turn there. This means that you attempt to tumble or overrun when you are adjacent to the space you are trying to pass through. Remember that occupied spaces count as difficult terrain, so plan your movement accordingly. You still use up movement going through the enemy, ...


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Yes. The Pathfinder rules read: You can attempt to sunder an item held or worn by your opponent in place of a melee attack. Emphasis mine.


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My opinion is that RAW is clear on that you can use your Attack action to a shove. Since it doesn't limit it unarmed attacks it is done with whatever you are making an attack with. Note that in other areas of rules, like the Monk attacks, the rules does limit an ability to unarmed attack. My feeling is that it is not an oversight. Remember also 5e ...


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In D&D 3.5... Threatened Squares You threaten all squares into which you can make a melee attack, even when it is not your action. Generally, that means everything in all squares adjacent to your space (including diagonally). An enemy that takes certain actions while in a threatened square provokes an attack of opportunity from you. If you’re ...


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Yes. Unarmed strikes are weapons, listed right there in the table of weapons on page 149 of the Player's Handbook.


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Rules as written, can be a bit confusing. Taking the strongest throw Comet Throw, we have the following wording: First take the rules from Mighty Throw: If you succeed in tripping your foe, you throw it up to 10 feet away from you. The target falls prone in the destination space. You choose where it lands. You must place the target in an empty ...


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After reading this question here about maneuvers within attacks of opportunity and its chosen answer, as well as this rule from the prd: When performing a combat maneuver, you must use an action appropriate to the maneuver you are attempting to perform. While many combat maneuvers can be performed as part of an attack action, full-attack action, or ...


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There has been no official epic level supplement to the Book of Nine Swords. A thread on the subject was posted at enworld in 2007 and generated no interest or results.


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Quoth ToB, p38: Initiating stances and manuvers: ... The process of initiating a maneuver is similar to that of casting a spell.. though there are some key differences ... P39: Resolving a maneuver or stance: Many maneuvers include an attack of some kind. All offensive combat actions... all maneuvers that opponents can resist with ...


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I don't think so Though you can substitute a maneuver for a melee attack, it's not a melee attack and may notably lack many features thereof (such as, say, weapon damage). But... You might have some ways to combine this anyway. The Felling Smash feat, for example, which causes your Trip to trigger after you Power Attack. If you have an option that lets ...


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Basically, without the feat associated with a combat maneuever, you will always provoke an Attack of opportunity when you use one of them. So, by using a combat maneuver without the feat, you are giving your enemy free attacks - there'd better be a good reason for that cost! You can avoid the AoO with some items (several polearms are both reach weapons, and ...


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There's Homebrew For That Here, have a list. TheDementedOne creates a rules framework for Epic Disciplines, based loosely on Epic Magic. Included is the Epic discipline, Invincible Sword Princess. March of Aeons, by Bozwevial, whose entry feat is Knight of Paradox which should tell you everything you need to know about that. Nine-Petaled Lotus, by ...


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Not really There is no official way to change or augment the list of disciplines that a given class offers. Can’t prove a negative, but Tome of Battle was one of the last books published, and its material is referenced almost nowhere outside itself (Dragons of Eberron is the only book I know of that does so). Tome of Battle, itself, certainly has nothing of ...


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I've been trying to figure this out for awhile, and here's my answer: Depends on who does it. Your mount acts on your initiative count as you direct it. You move at its speed, but the mount uses its action to move. ... If your mount charges, you also take the AC penalty associated with a charge. If you make an attack at the end of the charge, you ...


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The mount would need Improved Overrun. If you (not the mount!) had the Trample feat, you'd get a bonus attack from the horse's hoof, but it still doesn't negate the Attack of Opportunity by itself.


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The rules in regards to mounted combat are a little muddy. For Reference, here is Overrun As a standard action, taken during your move or as part of a charge, you can attempt to overrun your target, moving through its square. From the Mounted Combat Rules: Your mount acts on your initiative count as you direct it. You move at its speed, but ...


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This Unofficial Tome of Battle Tools page contains a search engine for all maneuvers in the Tome of Battle. "Number of prerequisites" is one of the possible filters. Full maneuver texts are accessible. It also contains indexes by alphabetical order, discipline and maneuver level. Disclosure: I wrote the website.


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@Southpaw Hare covers all of the basics, but seems to have missed a couple of maneuvers. In particular, the Overrun maneuver which may be the most useful for a Barbarian. It basically allows you to move through an opponent's square and knock them down if you succeed your maneuver by 5+. Stuff this is good for: - move through front-line weaklings to attack ...


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Let's do a bit of set-up: Charging Charging is a special full-round action that allows you to move up to twice your speed and attack during the action. Charging, however, carries tight restrictions on how you can move... Full-Round Action A full-round action requires an entire round to complete. Thus, it can't be coupled with a standard or a ...


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Weapon and Torch does not have you using the torch as a weapon Notably, you do not make a separate attack roll with the torch: you make an attack roll with whatever weapon you are using, and then if that hits, you also use the torch for some extra damage. The use of the torch in this manner is automatic following a hit with the weapon. You can use a torch ...



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