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How can I increase a cleric's channel energy ability without taking more cleric levels?

I am playing a cleric/wizard/Mystic Theurge. Is there a way to increase the cleric's channeled energy ability while taking levels in other classes? None of the channel energy feats do this. I am ...
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Does the feat “Channel Ray” allow you to crit with Channel Energy?

The Feat Channel Ray allows you to make channel Energy as a Ray attack. This of course means that there is an attack roll involved in resolving the attack. You must succeed at a ranged touch attack ...
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Selective Alignment Channel / Elemental Channel: Specialization or overcoming resistance?

Building an oracle and looking through the Channel related feats I see stuff like Selective Alignment Channel (Channel can harm/heal Outsiders of a given alignment sub-type) and Elemental Channel (...
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How do an Undead Lord Cleric’s two 50% healing bonuses combine?

I'm currently playing an Undead Lord (a Cleric archetype) with the variant Undeath Channeling. Undeath Channeling enhances the healing of channel negative energy by 50%. At level 8, the Undead Lord ...
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Can a first level Cleric utilize the feat Versatile Channeling?

My level 1 lawful neutral cleric picked Negative Energy Channeling. His level 1 feat is Versatile Channeling, which allows characters to channel the opposite energy at two levels weaker. Can he use ...
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Can an Oracle take feats that require you to worship specific deity?

I'm making a Life Oracle for an upcoming campaign, who has the "Merciful" third-party Curse, but scaled up a little more (basically unable to directly take a life that is not undead). He'll be almost ...
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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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Does a cleric need to have a holy symbol at hand to channel energy?

From channel energy: A cleric must be able to present her holy symbol to use this ability. What, precisely, does this mean? Must the cleric have a free hand with which to grab the symbol and ...
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Are there specific precautions players can take to protect against a cleric's Channel Energy?

Generally speaking there are precautions that parties can take to round out their defensive options but there doesn't seem to be anything that specifically counters or resists channeled negative ...
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Cleric Channel Energy heals and damages at the same time?

Can a Cleric use Channel Positive Energy to damage and heal at the same time? For example: An undead and a living human are 10 feet from the cleric. The cleric Channels Positive Energy. Does he ...