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Is it possible to use warlock's Hideous Blow in barbarian's rage?

According to the Complete Arcane book, warlock invocations are not spells. Barbarian rage description in PHB1 says: While raging, a barbarian cannot use any Charisma-, Dexterity-, or Intelligence-...
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Are non-class hit dice included in a PC's character level? If so, which ones?

In a recent comment chain, I asserted that a character who had 6 class levels and 2 non-class hit dice would be a level 8 character; this was based on my recollection that "character level" and "total ...
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Why is D&D 3.5 such a mess? [closed]

The Premise: D&D 3.5 is my favorite TTRPG. It's also a huge mess: There are well-documented, major imbalances among the game's classes, even using only core material. The game's designers ...
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Does Freedom of Movement allow you to move normally in a storm created by magic?

Freedom of Movement States: This spell enables you or a creature you touch to move and attack normally for the duration of the spell, even under the influence of magic that usually impedes ...
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Can you take the run action underwater?

I have an underwater encounter coming up soon in my D&D 3.5e game. They will be entering a flooded section of dungeon. Rules say PCs can walk on the bottom, at half normal speed. (DMG, p. 92, or ...
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Can Plane Shift be used on a corpse?

Is it possible to cast Plane Shift on a dead body?
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Can I keep the effect of the Algid Enhancment spell if the Mantle of the Icy Soul spell ends?

The description of the Algid Enhancement spell (Frostburn, p. 88) says You energize cold creatures with a surge of coldfire. Creatures with the cold subtype affected by this spell gain a +1 ...
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Can you use multiple maneuvers from a tactical feat like Shock Trooper at once?

Tactical feats offer a number of maneuvers that are usable in certain situations. For example, Shock Trooper from Complete Warrior offers the directed bull rush, domino rush, and heedless charge ...
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Combining Numerical Bonuses (addition and multiplication)

This question has already been asked for 5th edition, but 3.5 remains my first love and I can't find the answer for there either. So you have multiple bonuses to, say, your ship's sailing speed. Some ...
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Improved grab and moving a creature without grapple check

Improved Grab from The MM, page 310 states: When a creature gets a hold after an improved grab attack, it pulls the opponent into its space. This act does not provoke attacks of opportunity. It ...
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Ride-by attack with a lance

I am currently mastering a game of Pathfinder with a few friends, and a situation occured during a game. The cavalier which has a few mounted feats (including ride-by attack), charges. He asked if ...
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How can I train a wyvern?

In the Arms and Equipment Guide a young, untrained wyvern costs 3,000 GP. It costs another 3,000 GP to, instead, buy one that's trained. I want to train it myself. How do I do this? How much freedom ...
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In what circumstances does Mithral Armor count as one weight category less, and when does it not?

Mithral counts as one armor weight category less (heavy, medium, light) for "purposes of movement and other limitations... which are left unspecified. An example of where this might come up: Armor ...
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How do Polymorph and Awaken interact?

The awaken spell targets a tree or an animal. The Polymorph, polymorph any object and baleful polymorph spells change, or can change, the target's type to Animal, as do some other spells outside core, ...
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Casting a double-rope trick on an enemy

A bit of background: I’ve perused the spell and feat lists for D&D a few times, but I’ve never played or been taught how the game works. As a result I’m wondering how this would play out in a real ...

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