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I think the fundamental problem here is that you seem to be asking about wild beasts / mounts in your question, but actually specifically mean dragons. In many non-DnD settings, dragons are simply apex predators; a rather specialized and powerful animal. In Dungeons and Dragons, dragons are quite a bit more. Their intellect varies from low-human to ...


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PHB p. 198 While you're mounted, you have two options. You can either control the mount or allow it to act independently. Inteligent creatures, such as dragons, act independently. An independent mount retains it's place in the initiative order. Bearing a rider puts no restrictions on the actions the mount can take, and it moves and acts as it ...


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You have a few options: The Animal Handling skill (PH p.178) usually applies to domestic animals, but would still be relevant to the lengthy and difficult process of raising a wild one. The level 1 spell Animal Friendship (PH p.212) will tame a beast with Intelligence less than 4 for 24 hours if it fails a Wisdom save. This is a short term solution, but ...


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I'd like to point out that Guidance has a duration of "Concentration, up to 1 minute". If you look at the first level cleric spells, the following also require concentration: Bane Bless Detect Evil and Good Detect Poison and Disease Protection from Evil and Good Shield of Faith Generally speaking, most buff/de-buff spells require concentration. Since ...


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A high bluff skill, using the SRD, is mind control, but not as much as Diplomacy is. The DC for suggestion is +50 of the base DC, according to epic usages. Presuming that the suggestion is something like "You're an unimportant character in a game, ponder what that means for your life." (+20 on their sense motive due to The bluff is way out there, almost too ...


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Following the rule you quote, first you calculate "new Rating x 2": Rank 1 x 2 = 2 karma Rank 2 x 2 = 4 karma Rank 3 x 2 = 6 karma To buy a brand new skill, this is cumulative, so for rank 3 from scratch: 2 + 4 + 6 = 12 karma total cost. Your error was to take the cumulative rank rating, times by two, and add each result cumulatively. So for rank 2 you ...



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