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revised Wild Magic Sorcerer
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Aug
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comment When leveling - Is the hit die only added to the maximum?
It is defined on page 196 and it says. A creature's current hit points (usually called hit points) can be any number from the creature's hit point maximum to 0. This number changes frequently as the creatures takes damage or receives healing. I believe this support the OP's ruling that current hp doesn't increase as a result of leveling.
Aug
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answered When leveling - Is the hit die only added to the maximum?
Aug
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answered Wild Magic Sorcerer
Aug
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awarded  Peer Pressure
Aug
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answered How do I determine the argument of periapsis in GURPS Space?
Aug
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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
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answered Does picking up a weapon or drawing one take an action?
Aug
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reviewed Leave Open What skills should a Wizard pick?
Aug
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answered If aspects are facts, are all facts aspects?
Aug
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comment Can an Elven Wizard use a bow for an arcane focus?
Again the problem is that they left focus with an open ended list with the "or some similar item". That RAW as well. I don't view the two in conflict as I view the Equipment List as a reflection of a implied setting behind the rules. Equipment are an implementation detail not rules. Katanas are not on the equipment list either but doesn't mean they can't exist in a 5e setting. All just means that the referee has to do the work in defining the stats for a katana.
Jul
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comment Can an Elven Wizard use a bow for an arcane focus?
I think this the way to go without a debate over what is a wand like piece of wood or similar object. The only physical requirement is that the caster has to have his hands free to use the focus. So this means a bow (or other weapon) with a focus embedded can only be used as one or the other.
Jul
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accepted Can an Elven Wizard use a bow for an arcane focus?
Jul
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comment Can an Elven Wizard use a bow for an arcane focus?
The only problem I see with the idea that wooden weapons don't count is the part that goes " a wand-like length of wood, or some similar item". Also there are improvised weapons rules. Which means a Arcane Focus Staff could be used as a weapons like any other random object.
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asked Can an Elven Wizard use a bow for an arcane focus?
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
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answered Why Does Spellcasting Have Levels?
Jul
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reviewed Leave Open How can I design encounters that appeal more to stealth based characters and are fun for me to run?
Jul
24
revised What are the big differences between the D&D editions?
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