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Pathfinder is an RPG originally derived from the open licensed rules to Dungeons & Dragons v3.5. It was published by Paizo Publishing in 2009. (For questions about the 2nd edition, use the tag [pathfinder-2e] instead.)

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What's the connection between Numeria (in Pathfinder) and Numenera?

I've been playing the Iron Gods adventure path for Pathfinder 1e. I've previously played Numenera (a Cypher system game). The settings are striking, and I'm wondering why they are so similar. Do they ...
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Optimizing for off-turn free action activity

I'm trying to develop a build for levels 3-6 that optimizes for the largest number of discrete free actions that need to be taken off-turn to work but don't explicitly grant themselves the ability to ...
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Animated Objects vs Existing Objects

How spells Animate Objects, Possess Object and similar ones interact with pre-existing features of objects? Let's say I animate Medium Object out of something that is entirely/mostly made out of ...
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Can Psychometabolism's Shared effect vary parameters between targets?

The Pathfinder psion has discipline abilities as part of its kit. The 8th level Egoist ability allows the psion to share Personal psychometabolism powers with others. Can the parameters of the powers ...
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What tier are Pathfinder Classes from Legendary Games?

What I'm asking is basically an extension of this answered question: What tier are the Pathfinder classes? I'm interested in how reworked classes from Legendary ... series by Legendary games fare ...
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Highest damage touch spells by level?

So I'm currently playing a Gestalt game - and have selected Barbarian and Wizard as my classes (Don't worry - me being iliterate doesn't actually stop me from casting read magic, I checked... and we ...
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Can CMD be aided, directly and/or by aiding AC?

Can one Aid another's CMD? Let's look at two possible ways, and then a twist. 1. Can one aid CMD directly? Aid Another lists several uses, of which CMD isn't one of them: If you succeed, your friend ...
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Boosting Poet’s Cloak? (Pathfinder 1e)

I’m trying to make my Skald a bit more versatile to assist the party and the Poet’s cloak caught my eye. Not all the party greatly benefits from my inspired rages all the time but being able to shift ...
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Is there a way (and if so how) to add a conditional trait into PCGen?

Pathfinder Specifically what I am trying to do is add a racial trait to the Kitsune race that will replace two of the normal racial traits. I have successfully added a trait called "Naturally ...
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How do I add the Phrenic Spawn Creature Template to PCgen?

I want to add the Phrenic Spawn Template to PCgen. How would I go about doing this? Specifically, most of the regeneration and things like that I do not know how to add.
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Optimizing a Crossblooded Sorcerer 1/Admixture School Savant Arcanist X

Introduction One of the members of our PFS party is Ash, a blaster mage. Her player’s requirement for the character was “I WANT TO BURN”, so I googled and found this build. However, I decided to push ...
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Is there any way to improve a Cleric's Channel Bonus for variant channeling abilities?

For Variant Channeling scaling is related to a Cleric's "Channel Bonus" which is 1 + 1 every 5 levels. Is there any way such feats or magic items to improve it?
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How do Multiclassed Bard/Class-With-Performances calculate their benefits from feats affecting Bardic Performance?

Viewing my question about how classes that grant bardic performances interact with Pathfinder Chronicler may be useful pre-reading, because it lists a whole bunch of the classes that grant bardic ...
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Cannot modify nonability in PCGen

So in PCGen I have created a race but two of the stats are not editable. It is because I based it on an animated object. For the life of me I can't find out what defines a nonability.
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Magical Components - Material or Focus

The 6th level Wizard/Sorceror spell Emblem of Greed has a requirement of using a masterwork or magical weapon as the target to be enchanted by the spell. That is already a limitation, but then it ...
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Permanent Image Specifics - Movement Rules

What does movement means within the context of the Permanent Image spell (or, in fact, entire family of Image spells, which Permanent Image seems to be the peak of)? Is movement in X axis allowed? Is ...
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Is there any way to improve or adjust familiar stats in PF1e?

Basically what it says on the tin; I'm playing in a campaign where I've taken the leadership feat, and I have 1st level wizards to manage. I'm looking for something low level that can improve or ...
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15th-level gestalt stealth master build help

I am trying to make a character for a combat heavy, largely PvP game, with 15th-level gestalt characters. The concept that I have in mind is some sort of Jack-of-All-Trades-y Wizard/Rogue class, with ...
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