Questions tagged [natural-weapon]

For questions about natural weapons. A natural weapon generally refers to any natural innate appendage or orifice that can be used to attack with. Creatures with natural weapons do not require a weapon to attack with in the traditional sense.

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Help calculating witch attack with prehensile hair

Level 8 BAB 4 STR 7 (-2) INT 26 (+8) Hex: Prehensile hair Even though it is listed as a secondary natural attack, I would just use the hair to attack as a standard action. How would I apply the ...
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Do “natural weapons” count as being unarmed?

One of the Uratha in our pack has the first dot of the Unarmed Defense merit: From God Machine Chronicles, p65: Like a Book (*): ... When facing an unarmed opponent and not Dodging, increase your ...
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What happens when you sunder a natural weapon?

Under the sunder rules you can destroy things by dealing them damage by using the combat maneuver rules? If you are having a hard time with attack roles, could you switch to CMB checks. Granted this ...
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Piranha Strike with Claws

What is the interaction of Piranha Strike with creature using multiple Claw natural weapons? Since natural weapons are light weapons, I'm wondering it it would apply to all claw attacks in a full ...
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Can bite be replaced by vestigial arm with sword?

Suppose you have a three-armed creature (one of those arms being vestigial) that has Bite plus it has multi-weapon fighting (so it's now holding 3 swords, one in each hand). Can it replace its bite ...
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Do you cause Sneak Attack damage on all Natural Attacks?

I had recently been playing in a campaign, still at fairly low levels (4), and one of our players had rolled a new character for a plethora of reasons. The new character is an unchained rogue with 4 ...
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Kensai Monks and Unarmed Strike questions

So, I'm currently building a Monk for a 3.5e campaign. While researching development options, I came across the Kensai prestige class from the Complete Warrior book. However, it led me to some ...
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How can a goat companion get secondary natural attacks using feats?

Our group goat mascot / animal companion could use some additional natural attack forms for additional damage types right now (and definitely by 9th level when it gets Multiattack). He only has a ...
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Are specific natural attacks always primary or secondary or do they depend on the monster?

I am working on my character sheet for a druid, and on all my attacks for a wild shape form. When I looked at the list under universal monster rules each of the attacks is listed as primary or ...
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Can a creature activate its Gaze attack along with a Full Attack with Natural Weapons?

The Universal Monster Rule Gaze indicates: A creature with a gaze attack can actively gaze as an attack action by choosing a target within range. Being an 'attack action' (not a Standard Action), ...
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Can you get foot claw attacks?

If you have a pair of claws that deal d6 damage and gain another pair of d6 claws but the second source does not have scaling damage based on size, are you able to use the second pair on your feet ...
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What happens if a character gains natural weapons they already have?

My character has a bite attack from his race. What happens if he gains another bite attack from class abilities or spells? Does the damage increase? Can he make more than one attack? Or is it ...
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Touch Spells and Slam Attack

Druid takes shape of an Earth Elemental, Casts Produce Flame, and attacks opponent: If the druid succeeds vs Touch AC he inflicts spell damage, but if the druid succeeds against full AC, does he ...
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Do a Krynn Minotaur Monk's Horns Count as Magical?

At 6th level all of a monk's unarmed strikes count as magical. Does this benefit also apply to a Krynn Minotaur's horns? To clarify, I'm referring specifically to these Krynn Minotaurs.
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Unchained Flurry of Blows with Natural Weapons and Feral Combat Training using natural attacks as primary

I know the question of whether adding your natural attacks after you finish a Flurry of Blows (As secondary nat attacks at −5) has been asked many times (Monks, natural and unarmed attacks, and Feral ...
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Maximizing the number of Natural Attacks on a PC? [closed]

I would like to create a character whose concept is based on having the most Natural Attacks possible. What resources are available to add natural attacks to PC's?
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How would secondary Natural Weapons be affected by Dragon's Ferocity

The feat Feral Combat Training allows you to use feats with the prerequisite of Improved Unarmed Strike on the selected natural attack. Assuming I select a secondary natural attack such as a ...
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How can the reach of natural attacks be increased?

Is there a way to increase a creature's reach with all the creature's natural weapons so that the creature can make attacks of opportunity over a bigger area? I am aware of the feats Lunge, Monkey ...
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Do increases in Unarmed Strike damage also increase Natural Weapon attacks with your hands?

I'm playing a Bloodrager with the Abyssal Bloodline and looking at spells and I noticed Animal Aspect increases my Unarmed strike damage... as I'm using mostly my claws for damage, I was wondering if ...
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Can a creature use both its melee and ranged natural attacks during a full attack?

I know this sounds really obvious, but it also seems a little crazy in context, so I'm confirming just in case my players call me on it. The PCs will soon face an anaxim which has the following ...
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Can a brawler's normal attacks be combined with attacks from Metallic Wings? [duplicate]

My aasimar brawler can make three attacks per round using Greater Two-weapon Fighting. I'm debating taking the feat Metallic Wings—I already meet the prerequisites—which grants 2 wing attacks that are ...
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Is an unchained Monk able to use flurry of blows if he uses claws?

Reading through the unchained rules I didn't find a mentioning anywhere so is an unchained Monk able to use flurry of blows in combination with claws?
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Do natural weapons, such as claws, count as weapon attacks or unarmed attacks? [closed]

I plan to play a character with class levels and natural weapons, such as claws. Specifically, I'm interested it making her claws her primary weapons. What feats or class features would (or wouldn't)...
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What damage does an Animated Weapon do?

I'm currently looking for ways to optimize my damage output as construct crafter. It seems like a solid option would be going into an Animated Object Weapon if they get their own weapon damage to ...
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How to describe very damaging natural weapon attacks from a weak creature

I have a 3rd level Ratfolk Unchained Rogue character in a Pathfinder campaign who uses the Sharpclaw racial feat. He's currently dishing out D4+Dex+2D6 (avg 13.5) damage on a Sneak Attack using ...
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Can a Synthesist wear Boots of Speed and still have his eidolon make claw attacks with those feet?

Can a Synthesist Summoner wear Boots of Speed and still have his eidolon make claw attacks with those feet? While rational thought would say that wearing boots would cover up any claws on the hind ...
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Can I rend multiple times per round with Improved Rapidstrike?

I'm designing a claw-based character with (among other things) the Girallon Arms soulmeld bound to arms (which gives me rend equal to claw damage + 1.5x strength) and the feats Rapidstrike and ...
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Stacking size damages

My question is mainly concerning Eidolons and damage stacking abilities. An eidolon has an evolution called Improved damage that states it increases the die rolls for a specific attack by one step. ...
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Does fighting underwater impair natural attacks?

In a game I'm in we have ventured underwater into the ocean. I play a summoner, my eidolon has gills, a swim speed, a Bite, 2 claws, and a tentacle attack. How would being underwater effect his damage ...
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Optimizing a Summoner w Synthesist Archetype using Natural Weapons for max DPS

With goals of Max DPS to keep up with a Min/maxed wizard and Dwarven Fighter, is this an optimal build? This is my first venture into a natural weapons build. What enhancements should I have? I ...
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Natural weapons with multi-turn touch attack spells

Some spells use touch attacks to deliver their effects to the target. For many of these (like shocking grasp), the touch attack is discharged the first such time that happens. These clearly fall under ...
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What's the point of claw weapons/natural weapons?

I'm rolling an Abyssal Bloodrager which gets Claws at level 1. I THINK the point of the claws is that they give higher max damage than normal weapons at level one. Can someone check my math? If I'm ...
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Can you use Girallon Arms to wield additional weapons?

The totem bind of the Girallon Arms soulmeld gives you four claw attacks. Can you use weapons with those claws? It's not given any info on this other then that you gain claw attacks so I reason that ...
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Can a creature with one natural attack and no weapons benefit from feats that require the use of two-handed weapons?

So I have a bear-dog animal companion with only a bite natural attack, then she adds 1.5 times her Strength modifier to damage rolls with it. She has Power Attack both for extra damage and as a ...
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Are there any rules for sundering natural weapons?

Many monsters have very dangerous natural attacks (like scorpion's poisonous sting, for example). Sometimes players come to a decision to severe the natural weapon first and then deal with a much less ...
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Are ilithid tentacles primary natural weapons?

I am in a largely pathfinder game with a few dnd 3.5 elements. I recently gained an ilithid template Dm fiat. He stated that I gained 4 tentacles. Do these natural attacks count as primary or ...
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Multiple Natural Attacks [duplicate]

Let's say I have a summoned eagle (or anything else with multiple NAs). Eagles have 3 primary attacks (2x Talons, 1x Bite). I want to understand the consequences of the various actions I can take, ...
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Does the prerequisites to Multiattack require three different natural attacks, or just three attacks?

For example, say that a monster has a Bite attack, and two Claw attacks... A relatively common situation. Would it qualify for Multiattack? It has three attacks (1 bite + 2 claws), after all. But do ...
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Different kinds of natural attacks require multiple instances of the Improved Critical feat

I can pick Improved Critical to enhance my natural attacks, no? When I pick the feat, is it tied to a specific natural attack or all of them? For example, lets say I have a bite attack and two claw ...
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Can you deal non-lethal sneak attack damage with natural weapons?

Can you deal non-lethal sneak attack damage with natural weapons?
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Does a character get their STR bonus to the Bite attack granted by a Ring of Rat Fangs?

I'm pretty sure I know the answer, but I'd like a few other people to take a look just to be sure. The entry for the Ring of Rat Fangs states: The wearer gains a bite attack as a primary natural ...
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Do natural attacks and monks unarmed damage stack?

Normally beings without claws do very low damage and the monks unarmed damage increases this. Now the question is though what if the character in question comes from a species that has bite or claw ...
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Does Gaining a Second Natural Attack Decrease My Primary Attack Damage?

I have a Ogre Spider that gained the Slam attack thanks to a template. The Ogre Spider has only one natural attack by default, but what I wonder is whether the Bite loses the 1½ Strength mod ...
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Is a 2d4 natural attack broken at level 1?

For a setting I'm creating, I have an optional rule where dragonborn may possess claw attacks in addition to their breath attack. To wit: This attack does 1d4 slashing damage as an attack action. ...
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PFRPG; Multiple Primary Natural Attacks' (Claws, Bite) Attack Bonus [duplicate]

Specifically, this is referring to creatures with a Bite and two Claw attacks. As far as I understood previously, they are both Primary natural attacks, and ruled that my player's Eidolon could use ...
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Monks, natural and unarmed attacks, and Feral Combat Training

Need help about some interaction between monk/natural attacks and Feral Combat Training during full round attack , not FoB! Monk unarmed strike A monk’s unarmed strike is treated both as a ...
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Are Rake, Rend and Constrict Natural Weapons?

Reference Information Rake states: A creature with this special attack gains extra natural attacks when it grapples its foe. Rend states: If a creature hits with both claw attacks, it latches ...
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Can I mix Claws of the Beast attacks and Unarmed Strikes in a Full Attack?

Can you use Unarmed Strikes, like a headbutt or kick, with Claws of the Beast? I'm confused because of the somewhat conflicting nature of this Power's description. The description states that ...
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How many attacks do I have in a standard action with natural weapons?

So I have a Toothy Half-Orc with claws - all primary weapons. In a full round action I can do 1 bite(1d4) and 2 claw(1d6) attacks. Primary attacks are made using the creature’s full base attack ...
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Is an enhancement bonus due to invested essentia sufficient to overcome DR X/magic?

Magic of Incarnum describes several soulmelds that when shaped or bound grant the meldshaper one or more natural weapons. When a meldshaper invests essentia into some of these soulmelds, these natural ...