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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rules Yes, a combat maneuver can be a critical threat. The critical threat rules are part of an attack roll, and a combat maneuver specifically makes an attack roll. Attack Roll An attack roll represents your attempt to strike your opponent on your turn in a round. When you make an attack roll, you roll a d20 and add your attack bonus. (Other ...



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