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There's some fan support for the process the question proposes... This 2014 thread suggests the process proposed in the question, but roots the process's legality in the consensus about various supermount builds (originally, I think, from this 2005 thread but also 2010 and 2012). This 2009 thread and this 2011 thread surrender to the topic at hand rather ...
This is a rules loophole, that I think many DMs would see as abusing the rules. If this was intended use, then why bother to write a 3rd level of UT (aside from Tricky Defence)? Just have 2nd level say "You get all skill tricks as favourite tricks, plus one effective level of another class". (likewise for Legacy Champion)
Yes, this is legit, but there's more to it than that The uncanny trickster (Complete Scoundrel 67-70) special ability class features says At each level after 1st, you gain class features (including spellcasting ability) and an increase in effective level as if you had also gained a level in a class to which you belonged before adding the prestige class ...
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