Questions tagged [errata]

Errata is corrected material that comes out after a book has been published and circulated. Most errata is for the primary reason of fixing bugs or abuses of the games system, and for balancing things. It may also fix typos, and wording on things to be more narrowly focused.

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What are the errata for Swords & Wizardry Complete, 3rd Printing?

I just received a copy of S&W Complete, 3rd Printing. I've found a few minor errors, and I was wondering what errors have been noticed already for this edition? I'm especially interested in ...
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Does 5e follow the Primary Source rule?

In D&D 3.5, there exists a hierarchy of sources as a rules concept so that if something in one text contradicts a passage in another one of the sources may officially take precedence. An ...
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Vermin Lord has Pincer Claws ability in table that is missing in text

Page 74 of The Book of Vile Darkness shows the table for The Vermin Lord and at 8th level the ability "pincer claws" is gained. However, in the accompanying ability descriptions for the class, that ...
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As of the November 2018 core book updates, what changes were made in the latest printings of the PHB that aren't noted in the errata document?

The D&D 5e core books were updated with a new printing as of November 2018 (alongside the release of the Core Rules Gift Set), as can be seen from a number of new questions and updated answers ...
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Are there any errata corrections for the epic Paladin's Turn Undead and Remove Disease progressions?

In my campaign the level 20 paladin PC is about to hit level 21 and I noticed 3.5 DMG page 208 states: Turn Undead (Su):The paladin turns undead as a cleric of two levels lower, as normal. ...
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What corrections (e.g. errata updates) have been made to the official 5e Spellbook Cards, and what errors have not yet been fixed?

The official 5e Spellbook Cards by Gale Force 9 did not include errata rules updates in their original printings, and I'm told they contained some errors as well. Has the most recent printing of these ...
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Is there an errata that changes the effect of the Irresistible Spell Metamagic feat from Kingdoms of Kalamar?

So the metamagic feat known as Irresistible Spell is from a campaign setting known as KoK (Kingdoms of Kalamar) a relatively unknown setting. If you have the metamagic feats Envelop the Wall (another ...
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What was corrected in City of Mist between the 2017 and 2019 printings?

The 2019 release of City of Mist reorganized its core from one book into two, as explained in this FAQ from their product page on DriveThruRPG: Why did you split the original Core Book into two ...
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Does FAQ have official errata power in Pathfinder Society Organized Play? [duplicate]

According to FAQ, Magical Lineage and Metamagic Master traits don't allow their users to reduce spell level and have, say, a Furious Magic Missile as a 0 level spell (allowing to cast it at-will), or ...
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How does the November 2018 PH errata change the usage of multiclass spell slots to cast spells?

The Player's Handbook, pg. 114, once read (in the wizard's Spellcasting feature description): The Wizard table shows how many spell slots you have to cast your spells of 1st level and higher. The ...
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Are spells removed from class lists in the Spell Compendium effectively removed or just an oversight?

Even though I know there's a controversy to whether or not use Spell Compendium as a unerring and definitive errata, in my playgroups we tend to do so with some exceptions. Now we are facing a issue ...
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Is the distance for the errata’d Scout skirmish ability a straight line, or distance travelled?

The errata for Complete Adventurer's skirmish ability states the following She deals an extra 1d6 points of damage on all attacks she makes during any round in which she moves at least 10 feet away ...
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Does casting Disintegrate on a polymorphed enemy still kill it after the 2018 errata?

After the 2018 errata, the disintegrate spell description now reads: A creature targeted by this spell must make a Dexterity saving throw. On a failed save, the target takes 10d6 + 40 force damage. ...
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Does an errata negating the Lame Oracle's 5th level benefit exist?

I was under the impression that the Lame Oracle curse was errataed to no longer grant immunity to self imposed fatigue effects. Does that errata exist or was I misinformed? I can't find the errata ...
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Is the charge cost of Wall of Ice an error in the description of the Staff of Frost?

In the description of the Staff of Frost (DMG, pg. 202), the following is included in its description, detailing spells that can be cast with charges from the staff: The staff has 10 charges. While ...
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What is Storm King's Thunder's “Appendix E”?

On page 184 of Storm King's Thunder, there is a reference to an Appendix E: But there doesn't appear to be an appendix E that I can find. Is there more information about what exists there? What is ...
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Errata for 13th Age system for core rulebook since first printing

I own the kickstarter version of the 13th Age core rulebook. As hinted here, the SRD contains "very important rule updates and clarifications". Is there any list of changes available? The original ...
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Is the CR for the Kuo-Toa Whip accurate?

In the Monster's Manual, the Kuo-Toa Whip has a CR of 1, but that seems much too low given that it has 10d8+20 hit dice (average of 65 hp) and 2nd level spellcasting abilities. This seems to be more ...
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Does breaking cover/concealment end stealth, post-errata?

Once again, stealth is causing problems in Pathfinder, with the stealth errata adding the following line: When you start your turn using Stealth, you can leave cover or concealment and remain ...
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Is there errata that lets the second benefit of the Great Weapon Master feat apply to versatile weapons (particularly for Small PCs)?

From what I have read in the PHB the benefits of the Great Weapon Fighting fighting style apply to both two-handed (heavy) weapons and using a versatile weapon with two hands. The Great Weapon ...
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Does the Saber-Toothed Tiger have Darkvision?

I noticed that the regular Tiger received Darkvision, so the question arises — does the Saber Toothed Tiger actually have Darkvision also? Is this a confirmed accidental omission by the designers?
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Should Phantasmal Killer work the same way as Phantasmal Force? [closed]

Phantasmal Killer has the same "descriptive" part of its name as the similar spell Phantasmal Force. The key points of Phantasmal Force are (PHB p264): You craft an illusion that takes root in the ...
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Is there Vehicle Speed Errata for the DMG?

Recently I have have been preparing the times for journeys over land and by sea for an upcoming session. When I told my players about my calculations, one of them said that my info in the DMG under ...
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Does this errata allow vision out of an area of Darkness?

I thought this was a moot point, settled and done, but a recent errata opens up the question for me again. Vision and Light (p. 183). A heavily obscured area doesn’t blind you, but you are ...
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What is the correct Accuracy for the missile launcher weapons in Run and Gun?

Run and Gun contains two new missile launcher weapons: the Onotari Arms Ballista MML and the Mitsubishi Yakusoku MRL. Both are listed as having Accuracy "Missile". This is wrong, because Missiles (...
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Is fully-errata'd Hybrid Divine Challenge a No Action or an Immediate Action?

According to the Essentials update 2 (November 2010), both the original Divine Challenge and the Hybrid Divine Challenge damage instance appear to have been errata-ed to be a no action event (yes, ...
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Song of Rest Healing during Short Rests?

Just downloaded the Errata PDF and right off the bat I read this update to the Bard's Song of Rest: Song of Rest (p. 54). A creature regains the extra hit points only if it spends one or more ...
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Are there translation-specific errata for D&D 3.5e?

Stemming from: Can a Ranger's Fighting Style be a prerequisite for the feat Two-Weapon Defense? has WotC ever issued 3.5e errata against certain translations to fix translation issues?
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What is the real price of a Druid's Vestment?

A Druid's Vestment doesn't take up a body slot and grants one Wild shape more per day. The tables with the wondrous items in the DMG say its price is 3750 gp while the item description says 10000 gp. ...
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How does Savage Worlds Deluxe's change to the Shaken mechanic affect other parts of the system?

Pinnacle Entertainment Group recently revised the mechanics behind one of the key Savage Worlds Deluxe rules. The change relates to how the Shaken status works, and at first sight seems relatively ...
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Where are errata posted/published?

Where will changes and fixes to guides and manuals for 5e be found? I'm interested in a grappler build, among others, and don't know where to look to see if the last bullet for the grappler feat has ...
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How do I quickly find the official errata for any book?

When answering questions, I often find that I want to double-check that my answer is in-line with the most current version of the rules. Though I can often recognise that I need to check the errata ...
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Does the Rules Compendium overrule the core books?

The comment below was originally posted on another answer: Furthermore, from a super-strict RAW perspective, it has been argued (not by me!) that the Errata rules don’t actually let a book claim ...
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Do the core D&D 4th edition rulebooks get updated?

Before I buy any books for 4.0, I would like to know if the physical books (PHB, DMG, MM) have been edited after WotC updated their online definitions. This has been bugging me for a while now. A ...
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Price of fake SIN

All I can find about the Availability and pricing of fake SINs in the Core rulebook is: For availability and prices of purchasing Fake SINs, see p. 367 No such information on page 367. Has there ...
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The Sunless Citadel and its errors

Is there any official errata for the adventure module by Bruce Cordell, The Sunless Citadel? Failing that, is there a decent-sized unofficial errata available on the web? Something more than "I ...
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Aced d4s vs skill development in Savage Worlds

Is there errata covering aced rolls when skills are at low levels vs higher? I've heard of players staying at rudimentary skill in order to reward themselves with aced rolls more frequently than ...
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When did D&D 4e get racial ability bonus choice?

I noticed recently a handful of D&D 4E races have been updated, to have one fixed ability bonus and one choice, between two other stats. When did that happen? What was the reasoning behind this? ...
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What changes to Blinding Barrage, as reflected in the October 2011 errata updates, actually happened?

Listed here it states the Blinding Barrage has had it's damage reduced. On the errata for the Player's Handbook (page 8) as of the October update it states that: Blinding Barrage Page 119: Delete “2[...
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GM confusion: The n-dimensions of Clerics. Or: The nightmare of errata

I was listening to the latest official D&D podcast - all about the Class Compendium's latest updates, especially to the Cleric and have become completely confused. There's a cleric in the Player'...
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What are the most important errata for a new D&D 4E group?

I plan to start a new D&D 4E game soon. None of us have played before and we'll be starting at level 1. Are there any important errata that I should know about and inform my players? I know there ...
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Is Wizards of the Coast going to continue to release Errata updates on their websites?

The last big update for the Errata was back in October, and at that time WotC was updating the errata every month. Also at the time, WotC was just releasing a new web-based character builder and the ...
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Where is published errata for Essentials?

Has Wizards of the Coast published errata yet for any of the Essentials books? I'm pretty sure that I already know the answer to this -- no errata has yet been published for Heroes of the Fallen ...
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How much errata is there in D&D 4e?

I got the initial 3 core rule books when they were first released. From reading various questions and answers here, there is errata for the core rules and seem that some involves more than just ...