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What happens if character creation says I gain and lose darkvision simultaneously?

The alternate racial trait Skilled removes my dark vision as a half-orc, but my bloodline arcana gives me darkvision. If I replaced my half-orc darvision with "Skilled", but also am an orc bloodline ...
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What are the divisions within the Salubri bloodline and how did they come to be?

Back when I was a more active participant of the World of Darkness games, I knew the Salubri as hardcore healers. At some point I encountered descriptions of them as a bloodline of warriors with very ...
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What does the “Raging Blood” feats first sentence mean?

Raging Blood Prerequisite(s): Eldritch Heritage or sorcerer bloodline class feature. Benefit: You gain the 1st-level bloodrager bloodline power for your bloodline. In addition, you gain the ...
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How do bloodlines work with prestige classes that increase another class's caster level?

Unearthed Arcana on Bloodline Levels says A bloodline level grants no increase in base attack bonus or base save bonuses, no hit points or skill points, and no class features. It counts as a normal ...
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What are the upsides to having the spell-like ability version of a spell?

The question is specifically about the Orc Bloodine. At the final level, you get this: Warlord Reborn (Su): At 20th level, you become a true orc warlord of legend. You gain immunity to fire and ...
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For an Arcane Bloodline Sorcerer, does casting a spell with your bonded item cost a spell slot?

I'm helping a friend build their first Sorcerer in Pathfinder. We have decided to take the Arcane Bloodline. While I am not used to playing a magic user, I am GM every other weekend with my group. ...
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What are the details on the Bonsam?

One of the new elements in the V20 Dark Ages book is the Bonsam bloodline. I don't understand where they come from or why they were introduced, and the book doesn't explain it very well. Are they ...
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What spells does the Sorcerer Elemental Bloodline Arcana apply to?

Bloodline Arcana: Whenever you cast a spell that deals energy damage, you can change the type of damage to match the type of your bloodline. This also changes the spell's type to match the type of ...
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Can the Celestial Bloodline Sorcerer's Heavenly Fire power heal a friendly character?

The Sorcerer Celestial Bloodline has this power: Heavenly Fire (Sp): Starting at 1st level, you can unleash a ray of heavenly fire as a standard action, targeting any foe within 30 feet as a ...
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How does the Void-Touched Sorcerer bloodline arcana work?

The Bloodline Arcana for a Void-Touched Sorcerer reads as follows: Whenever you cast an evocation spell, you may select one affected target that fails its save to suffer the choking airlessness of ...
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How does the Sorcerer archetype Eldritch Scrapper interact with Robe of Arcane Heritage?

The Eldritch Scrapper replaces the 1st, 9th and 15th level bloodline powers. If a level 8 Eldritch Scrapper puts on a Robe of Arcane Heritage, what will happen? So far, me and my friend have sussed ...
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Do growing effects on creatures (such as Enlarge Person and Righteous Might) stack?

Actually nothing in the rules says anything about this, while anything affecting the size of weapons seems to not stack with other kinds of growing effects. It is mentioned for the Growing weapon ...
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Martyred Bloodrager bloodline clarification

I want to make sure I'm reading this ability correctly because I feel my dyslexia is making it difficult for me to understand properly. The "Ancestral Champion" Bloodrager Martyred bloodline power on ...
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Bloodline Mutation Swapping Point

So, I have a wonderfully overpowered campaign I am taking part in, in which we have a level 20 gestalt pathfinder character. I am making a bloodrager/sorcerer, both crossblooded abyssal and verdant ...
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Power of Giants Orc bloodline (Sp) - Why doesn't it go to form II?

The question is specifically about the Orc Bloodine. At level 15, you get a free "Giant Form I" spell: Power of Giants (Sp): At 15th level, you may grow to Large size as a standard action. At ...
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Can an Elemental Bloodline Sorcerer Use Rime Spell on Their Fire Spells?

The elemental bloodline's bloodline arcana feature grants the sorcerer the ability to change the energy damage a spell deals from its "base" energy damage to the energy type of their bloodline (cold, ...
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Can I use Bloodline Havoc on Eldritch Heritage?

Sorcerer through the Orc or Draconic bloodline can add +1 per die rolled. As a Shocking Grasp Magus, I would love to get that. I could dip. Lets explore another (cheesy?) way. Eldritch Heritage is a ...
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Question on mixing Bloodlines with Crossblooded and an archetype

I'm trying to design a Dwarf Sorcerer and work around their racial -2 to Charisma. I looked into the Wildblooded Sage Bloodline to change my primary stat to Intelligence, but I was also wanted the ...
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Clerics and Sorcerous Bloodlines

I am designing a new Cleric Archetype for Pathfinder and I find myself in need of a little advice. I want to replace two of the largest Cleric abilities (Channel Energy and one or both Domains) with a ...
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What does Harrow Bloodline give me?

I was looking through the bloodlines available to sorcerers in Pathfinder and found the Harrow (Tarrot) bloodline. It's effects sound cool but Invoke the Harrow's ... +4 enhancement bonus to the ...
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Which spell level does the Primal Draconic Bloodline sorcerer's Variant Bloodline Arcana feature refer to?

The Sorcerer's Variant Bloodline Arcana for the Primal Dragon bloodline says Variant Bloodline Arcana: Whenever you cast a spell with an energy descriptor that matches your draconic bloodline’s ...
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How does the Eldritch Heritage feat function if you're already a Sorcerer?

How does the Eldritch Heritage feat function if you're already a Sorcerer? I'm a sorcerer with Celestial bloodline. Eldritch Heritage finishes by saying: You do not gain any of the other ...
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If a Crossblooded Bloodrager chooses a Bloodline Familiar, from which bloodline does the familiar's additional ability originate?

A Crossblooded Bloodrager selects two bloodlines at character creation and opts to forego his choice between either bloodline's 1st level power and instead gains a bloodline familiar. Those with an ...