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Questions tagged [oracle]

For questions about the oracle class in Pathfinder.

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How to optimize a Sorcerer or Oracle into Tier 1?

This answer talks about ‘unlocking’ Tier 2 sorcerers and oracles into Tier 1: https://rpg.stackexchange.com/a/114432 I’m curious as to what specific alternate class features, feats, race ...
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Help with a Metal Oracle build

This is my first well planned RPG session; that's why I'm a little overwhelmed. I need some help with building a functioning Oracle. Our game is using custom rules, including randomly assigned ...
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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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How do +1/6 caster level Favored Class Bonuses interact with the Spirit Vessels Oracle revelation?

While working on a JuJu Oracle for a campaign, I stumbled across an interaction that I wasn't sure how to resolve. If I play as a Ifrit (or Elf, or other race with the same Favored Class Bonus) I can ...
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Is the Oracle Metal Scarf revelation a free attack?

Is the whole use of the revelation a swift action, or just the hardening of the scarf? From the metal revelation (emphasis mine): Steel Scarf (Su): As a swift action, you can harden a scarf, ...
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Can an Oracle use Energy Body while paralyzed to end the paralysis?

One issue that came up in our last session is the use of Energy Body on a character that is already paralyzed. While paralysis prevents movement, it still allows for fully mental actions, which using ...
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What is the DC for the “Thorn Burst” ability for a Wood Oracle?

The "Thorn Burst" ability of the Wood Oracle reads: Thorn Burst (Su): As a swift action, you can cause sharp splinters of wood to explode outward from your body. These splinters deal 1d6 points of ...
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Do the Enlightened Philosopher Oracle and Paladin bonuses to saving throws stack?

In our upcoming campaign starting at level 27, one of my players is going to play an Oracle 20/Paladin 7. Both the Enlightened Philosopher and Paladin provide a bonus equal to their Charisma to saving ...
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Are the level 7 benefits of a Lore Oracle's Whirlwind Lesson revelation permanent?

An oracle with the Lore mystery can pick the Whirlwind Lesson revelation: Whirlwind Lesson (Ex): You can quickly browse through a magical tome or manual, gaining its benefits with only a single 8-...
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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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How does Energy body effect dhampires?

How does the oracle life revelation ability Energy body effect dhampires, can you heal them with it? Since the ability technically makes you a positive energy elemental...
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How many spells per day and spells known does a level 30 Oracle have?

How many spells can an Oracle use per day and learn at level 30 in Pathfinder?
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Can Life Link be used to have multiple bonds active on one creature?

Oracle (Life Mystery) and Shaman (Life Spirit) can both gain access to the ability Life Link: Life Link (Su): As a standard action, you may create a bond between yourself and another creature. Each ...
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What is the Action needed for the Iron Weapon/Ancestral Weapon Revelations?

Reading over the Oracle Mysteries for a future build I noticed that the Metal and Ancestor Mysteries seem to have a bit of information missing. Both the "Iron Weapon" Revelation and the "Ancestral ...
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How do I operationalize the Cold-Blooded Oracle Curse?

I'm creating a nagaji oracle, and stumbled upon the Cold-Blooded Oracle Curse from the Monster Codex. It reads: Your blood turns sluggish without sufficient heat, and you must seek warmth and ...
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Are Knowledge skill checks Charisma-based after the Lore Keeper Revelation?

Lore Oracles can take a Revelation called Lore Keeper: Lore Keeper (Ex): Instead of encyclopedic knowledge, you learn most of your information through tales, songs, and poems. You may use your ...
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Pathfinder favored class “using X level as Y level”

I have a Tiefling Arcanist with Variant Multiclass Oracle with Merciful Curse. Part of the curse reads "You gain the ability to lay on hands, as the paladin ability, using your curse level as your ...
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Does the water sight revelation require a focus?

If a 7th level Waves Oracle takes the Water Sight revelation, what spell components do they need to provide when using the scrying ability, if any? My DM has ruled that I still need to provide a ...
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How does the “Self Delusion” feat interact with the oracle's “Friendless” curse?

New to Pathfinder, so I apologize in advance if the answer to this is tremendously obvious! I am playing a level 1 human oracle with the Lore mystery and the Friendless curse as listed in the ...
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Does a level 1 tongues-cursed oracle only add the language to his list of bonus languages?

The oracle curse tongues says, in part, that the oracle that's so cursed must Pick one of the following languages: Abyssal, Aklo, Aquan, Auran, Celestial, Ignan, Infernal, or Terran. Whenever ...
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What are some buffing options for a divine caster?

I am currently playing a lvl 8 Half-Orc Life Oracle with the haunted curse in pathfinder and am very weak in the fighting aspect of the game, which is fine with me because I really like to heal (plus ...
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Does an Oracle get bonus spells AND revelations every second level?

I'm building an Oracle for an upcoming campaign and I'm somewhat new to Pathfinder. If you The explanation of mysteries says I get bonus spells every other level. However, I also get another ...
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Is there a way for an oracle to gain or take a revelation from a mystery not his own?

At least two oracle mysteries contain revelations letting an oracle use his Charisma modifier instead of his Dexterity modifier to compute his AC (the mystery lore has the revelation sidestep secret ...
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How can I adapt an oracle with occult mystery and aetherurgist archetype into a shaman?

I previously have a character who is an oracle, with occult mystery and aetherurgist archetype. After the release of hybrid classes in Pathfinder, I feel that shaman suits my original concept of this ...
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Can the Oracle Mystery Brain Drain be used to gather surface thoughts?

There is an Occult Oracle mystery called Brain Drain which allows the oracle to obtain a "jumble of stolen thoughts and memories" from an enemy. This can be used to make a Knowledge check using one ...
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Build advice for Heavens Oracle (Pathfinder)

I'm building a 1st level half-elf oracle, lame curse, heavens mystery for an upcoming game. She will be living in a world where mixed-bloods are subject to negative discrimination. My goal is to use ...
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How should I build my Oracle character?

I have been playing table-top for about 13 years now. I am most experienced with the World of Darkness games and system and have a passing acquaintance with D&D 4.0. My group and I have only ...
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Build Advice For Pathfinder Oracle

I've made an Oracle, 1st level, Mystery of Lore, Haunted Curse, and I took Sidestep Secret as my first revelation. I'm trying to decide if I should focus on melee combat and take relevant feats for ...