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How far can a half-orc monk with 18 STR throw a pig?

In 3/3.5e D&D, how far can a half-orc monk with 18 strength throw a pig? We shall assume the pig is a domestic pig weighing 200 pounds who looks like Wilbur from Charlotte's Web. The pig will ...
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Where are the rules about what sources are primary?

Maybe it's just too early in the morning and my brain does not properly connect with the rest of the body, but... ...yes, this is a question about primary sources. What happened is I was talking with ...
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Where is the barding trick?

I remember reading in a first-party book that the ability to wear barding could be taught as an animal trick. The internet in general seems to take this as a given. But I just spent quite a while ...
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Can a character meet prerequisites using a magic item?

Just as the title says, I'm wondering if a character can meet the prerequisites of a particular choice (feat, prestige class, etc.) by using a magic item that grants the prerequisite? As an example: ...
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How to prolong the time limit on resurrection?

The Scenario: Three-thousand years ago, a powerful mage has died. As soon as he died, someone cast Temporal Stasis on him. The effects of the spell are as follows: You must succeed on a melee touch ...
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How does a Dispel Magic attached to a Hallow or Unhallow effect work?

Hallow and Unhallow (in D&D 3.5e and Pathfinder) allow a second spell (from a specific list) to be fixed to the site, and has a duration of 1 year. Dispel Magic normally has a duration of ...
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When you lose levels, can you choose which levels are lost?

When you permanently lose a level, for example via Raise Dead, can you choose which level is lost? For example, if a Wizard 3/Fighter 2 loses a level, can she choose to lose a level of fighter? If ...
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Do Nightsticks stack with themselves?

The Nightstick is a magic item from Libris Mortis (p. 78) that gives anyone who owns one 4 extra turn/rebuke attempts per day. A number of builds use this item in conjunction with abilities that ...
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Is it possible to have a surprise round if your opponent is aware of you, but unaware of danger?

I couldn't find the proper answer for this question. There may happen scenarios with some doublecrossing used-to-be allies, but is it mechanically correct to allow the traitor to have a surprise ...
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Lightspeed supreme cleave, does it work?

Minsc the barbarian has to warn Dynaheir of impending doom because Thay is on the move. Unfortunately he is deep in Rashemen mountains, and Dyn' is studying in Candlekeep. Minsc is lv 20, well ...
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If a character delays on their first turn in combat, are they still flat-footed?

Characters are generally flat-footed until their first turn in combat. However, the “special initiative action” delay allows you to take no action and then act normally on whatever initiative count ...
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What are the armor limits for stone warden?

The prestige class deepwarden (Races of Stone 105–7) has the class feature stone warden that says Beginning at 2nd level, a deepwarden knows how to use his strengths to compensate for his ...
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Cheapest way to cast spells with sword and (heavy) shield?

Suppose a spellcaster wishes to use a heavy shield, or even a heavier shield like a tower shield. Divine, so arcane spell failure doesn’t apply, but they are using a weapon. Since heavy (and heavier) ...
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What Armor Optimization applies to a Mithral full plate?

The Description of Mithral Armor describes this effect: Most mithral armors are one category lighter than normal for purposes of movement and other limitations. Heavy armors are treated as medium, ...
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Is Precocious Apprentice enough for Mystic Theurge?

Mystic Theurge has this requirement: Spells Able to cast 2nd-level divine spells and 2nd-level arcane spells. My DM argues, that the arcane spell requirement is in plural, and Precocious ...

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