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Can you use charge-specific feats while mounted?

I am going to have my party face level 7 orc fighters mounted on worgs. I gave them leap attack, shock trooper and ride-by-attack. Can the orcs use their leap attack feat and the heedless charge ...
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Does activating a spell like ability while grappled trigger an AOO from someone nearby?

Our warlock is grappled by a black pudding. There is a second black pudding standing in an adjacent square, currently not involved in the grapple. If the warlock activates his Eldritch Blast (Sp) ...
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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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Chill Touch & the Duskblade’s Arcane Channeling ability

If you use the Duskblade’s Arcane Channeling ability (I'm referring to the 3rd level version of this ability only) to cast the spell Chill Touch, does the spell stay on your weapon for one additional ...
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What abilities does a similacrum of a summoned creature possess?

I was trying to work out the effects of creating a similacrum based on a summoned creature. I had a few questions that I could not resolve. First and foremost was if the abilities of the similacrum ...
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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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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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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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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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