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The kineticist is a class from the Pathfinder RPG that channels elemental matter, drawing on their inner reserves to manipulate the world around them.

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Does a Kineticist's electric blast conduct like normal electricity?

I'm playing a kineticist, currently Level 3, and I'm using electric blasts as my primary attack. My DM has ruled, and I don't exactly disagree, that when I attack an enemy using an electric blast, ...
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Can targets get out of Weighing Infusion with Strength or Escape Artist checks?

Weighing Infusion states: This infusion functions as entangling infusion, except it entangles and immobilizes a foe by increasing its weight, rather than surrounding it in elemental matter. ...
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Can Kineticists accept zero Burn?

The Kineticist has a number of abilities that require them to accept Burn to activate. Sometimes a specific value is specified ("By accepting 1 point of burn" in Metakinesis) and sometimes it is not ("...
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Can Kineticists use Energize Weapon with their Kinetic Blade?

When a Kineticist uses the Kinetic Blade infusion, they create a temporary weapon and can make attacks with it for the round. You form a weapon using your kinetic abilities. You create a nonreach, ...
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Stone Shape Uses

Specifically the Stone Sculptor Wild Talent for Earth Kineticists. Can you create tunnels, or burrow with the stone shape spell? It says you may form stone into a shape that suits your purpose, but ...
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Readied actions vs spells

If a kineticst were to ready an action to use Kinetic Cover when an opponent acts aggressively towards him, how would that interact with a Cleric casting Blindness/Deafness on the kineticist? ...
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Can a Kineticist dismiss their own infusion-modified blasts with a standard action in the same way as dismissible spells?

Some infusions add a duration to kineticist powers, such as the Wall or Cloud infusions, to name a few. My question is--can the Kineticist dismiss the infusion like a dismissible spell (standard ...
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Can Kineticist Rogue use Sneak Attack with a Delayed Kinetic Blast?

Can A Kinetic Blast delivered via the feat Delayed Blast trigger Sneak Attack damage? Delay Blast You can delay your kinetic blasts. Prerequisite(s): Base attack bonus +3, kinetic blast ...
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What tier is the Kineticist?

What tier is Pathfinder's Kineticist? Why ought it to be classified in that tier? Some background: This lists the Kineticist as T5 alongside the monk, with another poster arguing it should be T4 ...
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Can a Kineticist with Supercharge take a Full-Round action + a Move Action the following round for a total of -5 Burn on a wild talent?

The Supercharge description says: "At 11th level, when using gather power as a move action, a Kineticist can reduce the total burn cost of a single wild talent by 2 points instead of 1. When using ...
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Does combining the Gusting and Wall infusions on kinetic blast result in a wall that gusts for the duration?

The Gusting infusion can be given a duration of 1 round for either a cost of 2 Burn or having the blast do no damage, and the Wall infusion has an innate duration of 1 round per point of the ...
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How do you calculate the reduced costs of a Kineticist's kinetic blasts with infusions?

The wording is unclear. If (for example) I had a 10th-level Kineticist casting a Thunderstorm composite blast (Burn 2) and used Gather Power as a move action (-1 Burn), then it is clear that blast has ...
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Is there a way to be able to apply the Kineticist's Chain form infusion to the Thunderstorm composite blast?

I have been looking at all the Kineticist rules and archetypes, but maybe I'm just missing something. As written, the Chain infusion can only be applied to an electric (simple) blast, but I am ...
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Does BAB Affect The Amount of Offensive Spells and/or Spell-Like Abilities That Can Be Cast That Require a Ranged Touch Attack [duplicate]

As the title describes. Per the rules: Your attack bonus with a melee weapon is: Base attack bonus + Strength modifier + size modifier Your attack bonus with a ranged weapon is: ...
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How to jail a Kineticist

I am running a Pathfinder game in which a L5 Kineticist (fire and aether elements) decided he wanted to go kill an angel more or less on his own. He got his ass kicked, but the Angel does not want to ...
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Does a Pyrokineticist's substance infusion continue if combined with a Wall infusion?

As stated in the title. If I, the Pyro, attack a creature with a Blue Flame Blast formed into a Wall (See effects here) and add the flashing substance infusion (See effects here) to it, does the ...
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Basic Hydrokinesis: How does the “mild current” work? and underwater?

In Paizo Occult Adventures, the Kineticist class, with a Water Elemental Focus gets this ability: Basic Hydrokinesis Element(s) water; Type utility (Sp); Level 1; Burn 0 You can create ...
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Can a kineticist voluntarily dismiss their kinetic covers?

Kinetic cover allows to kineticist to create a small wall. Using the ability is a standard action. The ability description tells the maximum number of kinetic covers that can be created at once. The ...
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Do attacks of opportunity count as attack actions for the wording of Kinetic Blade?

The wording of Kinetic Blade is as follows: You form a weapon using your kinetic abilities. You create a nonreach, light or one-handed weapon in your hand formed of pure energy or elemental matter. ...
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Can a kineticist use a wild talent while grappling?

I'm looking at making a fire kineticist who grapples enemies to make the most of the Searing Flesh defense infusion. I noticed that as a part of the standard action to maintain the grapple it is ...
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Does entangling infusion always allow a saving throw?

ENTANGLING INFUSION Element earth or water; Type substance infusion; Level 2; Burn 2 Associated Blasts blizzard, cold, earth, ice, magma, metal, mud, sandstorm Saving Throw Reflex ...