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I know for epic level progression, you cannot increase your base attack bonus after character level 20, so it is advantageous to get at least +16 for the 4 attacks/round. However, I was just reading Transformation and it appears that casting Transformation gives you an uncapped BAB based on character (not class) level. Therefore, would an epic level character get a base attack bonus higher than 20 just by being affected by Transformation (and therefore 5+ attacks/rnd, etc)?

For reference: Transformation

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Yes, it is true, Transformation (and its more useful divine version that does not prevent spellcasting, Divine Power) do not cap your BAB to 20, which means you can land hits more easily than other people.

Still, the general rule is that you don't ever get more than 4 attacks from you high BAB: it is not "one attack every 5 BAB points, round up", it is "one more attack if you have 6+, one more at 11+, one more at 16+"

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Although the extra BAB CAN still be used to buffer out multiweapon fighting penalties. So in that way it does 'loosen' the attack cap. \$\endgroup\$ – Weckar E. May 1 '17 at 10:11
  • \$\begingroup\$ @WeckarE. I feel that's included in "land hits more easily" already. \$\endgroup\$ – Zachiel May 1 '17 at 11:37
  • \$\begingroup\$ Ah, thanks. I did not realize that the extra attacks were explicit. I thought it was any time you subtracted 5 from BAB and still had at least +1 remaining. \$\endgroup\$ – Wannabe Warlock May 1 '17 at 17:19

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