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From the free Skull & Shackles Player's Guide. Repairing a Ship The fastest and easiest way to repair a ship is with spells. Mending is not powerful enough to meaningfully affect an object as large as a ship, but make whole affects a ship as if it were a construct, repairing 1d6 points of damage per level. So there's that. Other than ...


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Your damage does not increase by level. (1) (1) At least not directly. You get more feats, hit more often, have higher base stats, may aquire magic items and get stronger spells. But the raw damage does not increase. If a weapon does 1d6 damage, it does so, regardless of your level. Exceptions will be noted in the damage text.


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Half-celestial does not make any requirements on your alignment, and you cannot fall as a half-celestial the way a paladin can; there is no such thing as an “ex-half-celestial,” no way to lose the template or its powers. They list “Always Good” as an alignment, but always does not actually mean always with alignment; you can have non-Good half-celestials. ...


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Well, there's shield, of course, as well as the brooch of shielding. Lesser globe of invulnerability works (as does similar spells), as does an antimagic field, the spell Nightshield (Spell Conpendium 3.5), Spell turning is an option 2 I think . You can counterspell it with magic missile or dispel magic. A ring of counterspells can be used by non-casters. ...


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No A Flat-Footed penalty will still apply. According to Ability Scores: A positive modifier is called a bonus, and a negative modifier is called a penalty. With this in mind, when looking for an ability bonus, only use a positive modifier. Example: Looking at Flat-Footed AC with a Dex of 9 According to Armor Class Sometimes you can't use your ...


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There are no limits to the amount of cantrips that you can cast. You could cast Prestidigitation to create hundreds of clay marbles to slip on in a bar, ghost sound to create every obtrusive sound that anyone could ever think of (Different amount of sounds based on your level due to ghost sounds low duration) or Acid ball to kill particularly annoying ...


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No. Attacks of opportunity are resolved prior to resolving the triggering event. Standing up provokes an AoO, and sure, you could use it to trip him again, but he's already prone (technically, he's in the process of standing up, but since he hasn't finished the transition yet, you still get the bonuses for him being prone). After your AoO resolves, the ...


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I have played monks with Dex-to-damage as well as Wis-to-damage (and Wis-to-attack, for that matter). These things help, undoubtedly, but they are not really sufficient to solve the problems. The big advantage here is that they allow a certain amount of reduced Multiple Ability Dependency. This helps some of the monk’s serious “number” problems – their HP, ...


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According to d20pfsrd, the major difference between a major and minor artifact is how many there are. It even point out that "Minor artifacts are not necessarily unique items", just that they merely can no longer be created by common mortals. A major artifact on the other hand is one-of-a-kind, there are no copies and most likely never will be. The problem ...


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Yes, lightning bolt affects everyone in its line of effect Creatures do not block line-of-effect, so areas extend through them A line area effect targets all squares (within the limits of its range and shape) to which the effect has line-of-effect. Magic Overview > Aiming a Spell > Area > Cone, Cylinder, Line, or Sphere A line-shaped spell shoots away ...


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Yes and no. There are two different things called "Web" in Pathfinder: the web ability and the web spell. If you're casting the web spell, you can't target a single creature. As the spell description states: These masses must be anchored to two or more solid and diametrically opposed points or else the web collapses upon itself and disappears. Web ...


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Here are the rules: Starvation and Thirst Characters might find themselves without food or water and with no means to obtain them. In normal climates, Medium characters need at least a gallon of fluids and about a pound of decent food per day to avoid starvation. (Small characters need half as much.) In very hot climates, characters need two or three ...


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Dancing lights is a 0 level spell, with a useful effect similar to light. While there is another 0 level spell called Flare which does cause the dazzle condition, Flare does not provide any meaningful light. Since the spell as described doesn't say it causes the effect, then there's no desired effect.


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The rules actually do cover exhaustion via constant spellcasting, but only in a specific situation: if you're taking a move + a standard action every round, or else taking a double move or full round action every round. PFSRD: Walk: A walk represents unhurried but purposeful movement (3 miles per hour for an unencumbered adult human). A character ...


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It's instantaneous the way a fireball is instantaneous: the spell effect happens, hurts people, and then is gone. You cast the spell, taking a round to cast it. When it is complete, it has the effect in its description: you hit the target with a variable number of crows for X [fire/negative] damage per crow, with the number of crows being equal to the ...


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Fire > Cold > Electricity > Acid To answer your first question, in general, your best bet would be to make your Elemental Metamagic Rod an Acid Rod. In my experience the fewest number of creatures in all the Bestiaries have resistance/immunity to Acid. However, take this with a grain of salt because your campaign setting may be completely different. My ...


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Have you actually explained to the players the difference between a tabletop RPG and a computer RPG? You wouldn't try to play chess with someone without explaining how the game works which, even in chess, means knowing more than the rules. The assumptions about a FRG are incredibly greater than chess.


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Regenerate, Cleric 7 (and Witch 7 and Shaman 7 and Druid 9 and Healing domain 7), should do the job for you just fine. You can probably hire a casting from an NPC, or buy a scroll, if you're not high enough a level for a team member to cast it. Because it's an obviously helpful spell that several common classes can cast without needing to learn it ...


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Here's the definition of Line of Effect: is a straight, unblocked path that indicates what a spell can affect. A line of effect is canceled by a solid barrier. It's like line of sight for ranged weapons, except that it's not blocked by fog, darkness, and other factors that limit normal sight. A line of effect starts from any corner of your square and ...


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The horse does not get tired. It doesn't necessarily mean that YOU don't get tired. You're still going be bouncing up and down (unless you've ALSO fused with the horse). You still have to guide the horse (more so, in this case, because your horse can't think). You have to stay ON the horse. It won't try to throw you, but it's still moving very fast. It's not ...


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You can put multiple spells on the same scroll Magic Item Creation on Creating Scrolls on Time Required says Scribing a scroll requires 1 day per 1,000 gp of the base price. Although an individual scroll might contain more than one spell, each spell must be scribed as a separate effort, meaning that no more than 1 spell can be scribed in a day. So, ...


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Many races have tables for determining heights and weights Pathfinder elves' heights and weights can be determined officially using this table. Humans' heights and weights can be determined officially using this table. Many official races also have similar tables. Average male elves are 6' 1" (185 cm) and 137 lbs. (62 kg), and average female elves are 5' ...


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No. Spells require line of effect in order to affect a target. If you are completely obscured from a character (ie. you have total cover) then you can't be hit by that character (exception being a Spread which can fold around corners, in which case the origin of the spread must be in line of effect to the caster). There are 3 main kinds of areas of effect ...


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Here's how I did it. Back in the day (AD&D 2e, but I don't see how it being Pathfinder is particularly relevant to an answer) I had a casual group that usually played kick-down-the-door. Well, it was the late 1990s and we had gotten wider RPG exposure and decided as a group that we wanted to play a serious, immersive, simulationist game. So I started a ...


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There are typically no restrictions as to what wizard spells can be cast by a wizard who receives the universalist school.


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Adjacency or square-sharing remains necessary when using the feat Improved Spell-sharing even if the caster has the feat Distant Spell Link The feat Distant Spell Link affects how the special ability share spells (e.g. here) works, but the feat Improved Spell-sharing does not, failing to mention the special ability share spells in its mechanics at all, the ...


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From the target line of Mending: "Target one object of up to 1 lb./level" Any thing that weighs more than 1 lb./level is an invalid target, which is why mending wont work on your ship! But as mxyzplk points out, the player guide suggests the spell Make Whole. The spell certainly has a larger target, with a target of "one object of up to 10 cu. ft./level ...


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Lightning Bolt is has an area of effect; 'line'. From the CRB chapter on Magic: A line-shaped spell shoots away from you in a line in the direction you designate. It starts from any corner of your square and extends to the limit of its range or until it strikes a barrier that blocks line of effect. A line-shaped spell affects all creatures in squares ...


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No. The favored class bonus increases your bomb damage by +0.5 for each level you take the bonus, So every other level that you take that specific bonus you'll gain 1 bomb damage. This damage stacks with any other bonuses you can get to bomb damage, including whatever intelligence bonus boost you get to the bombs, and any other bomb damage boosts you can ...


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My playgroup has a similar situation, with some of us loving to just dive into the equipment list and fantasize, while others get gold and ignore it. Our GM generally solves it by presenting personalized options. For Example: We have a relatively noobish ninja who wasn't living up to her combat potential, so while the rest of us were shopping in a city the ...



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