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Can a Specialist Wizard multiclass to cast spells from his prohibited schools?

I've had DMs rule both ways on this..I haven't seen any official RAWs on this so I was hoping someone here could point me in the right direction? If a Wizard specializes (giving him 1-2 prohibited ...
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How to optimize a Gishy [Fighter/Mage] Character? [closed]

What is the best class or classes in 3.5e to build a character that uses both a sword and either arcane magic or psionics which can be fluffed as arcane magic and focuses on fighting powerful ...
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Is there any way to increase the number of spells I can cast per day as a wizard?

I know about the bonus spells per day you get from your INT modifier and the specializing bonus. Is there any other way to get more spell casts per day? Just to make sure I have this right, as a ...
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How can I build a caster who fires spells through their guns, or magic-amplified bullets

What is a level 20 build that would let me play a spellcaster who uses guns in combination with their spells? I'd like the build to revolve around this concept of using guns and magic in combination (...
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What is the lowest character level at which a binder can take the anima mage prestige class?

The Tome of Magic has the Binder class and the Anima Mage prestige class. Let's assume a Binder/Sorcerer wants to take the Anime Mage prestige class as soon as possible. Probably he would want the ...
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Color Spray vs. Sleep: which spell should a low-level spellcaster use?

One of the easiest ways of winning low-level combat encounters is casting Color Spray or Sleep. Those two are both save-or-lose spells, and low-CR enemies usually have weak Will saves. However, ...
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Learning from Prohibited Schools

My character has only a few years to live and wants to become a lich. Lich-friendly spells tend to be in Necromancy but I specialized in Conjuration and forbid Necromancy/Enchant instead of Illusion/...
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What's the best build for a mounted archer/caster?

My PC is an air genasi fighter 1 with ability scores of Str 12, Dex 19, Con 14, Int 14, Wis 10, and Cha 7. My plan is for my PC to become eventually a mounted archer and spellcaster that emphasizes ...
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Must a Wizard specialize in Abjuration in order to qualify for Incantatrix?

This (excellent!) answer mentions that a Wizard must specialize in Abjuration in order to qualify for Incantatrix. I can't find this rule - as far as I can tell, the only restriction is that the ...
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Increasing multiclass cleric/wizard caster levels [closed]

I am planning on a character who is a wizard that will enter the dweomerkeeper1 prestige class as soon as possible, with a single-level dip in cloistered cleric to meet the divine spellcasting ...
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I want to build a Spellslinger [closed]

I recently got a Spellslinger boon in PFS, so I set out to build one. As Spellslingers give up FOUR whooping Schools plus their Arcane Bond to get their Arcane Gun ability, I thought to build a ...
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Did a sourcebook or other reference source ever contain an error about the uses/day of the Immediate Magic ACF?

Once upon a time, I made a rules error: I believed that the Immediate Magic alternate Wizard class feature (PHB2 p. 68) was usable (3+int bonus) times/day. I was so certain of this that I didn't ...