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Pathfinder Second Edition is the successor to the Pathfinder RPG on which it is based, and was released on August 1, 2019. Use this tag for questions specific to Pathfinder Second Edition.

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Does a Weapon Siphon with Bottled Sunlight deal both Fire AND Vitality damage?

Weapon Siphon adds 1d4 of an alchemical bomb's damage type to a weapon, but what happens when the bomb deals two damage types? The bomb must be one that deals energy damage, such as an acid flask, ...
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Why does the Decaying rune add less damage than other runes?

The 8th level Decaying rune deals 1d4 Void damage, even to constructs: When you hit with the weapon, add 1d4 void damage [...] Unlike normal void damage, the void damage from a decaying rune damages ...
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Can a weapon with a Shifting Rune transform into a tool (i.e. an Improvised Weapon)

For example, could I turn a 1-handed Shifting weapon into a Crowbar, or a lockpick, or a shovel?
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For Paladin's Ranged Reprisal, if you have multiple weapons, which Reach applies?

Paladin's Ranged Reprisal says: You can use Retributive Strike with a ranged weapon. In addition, if the foe that triggered your reaction is within 5 feet of your reach but not in your reach, as part ...
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Is Resistance to a trait applied once per hit, or once per damage type?

Warding Statuette gives "Resistance against ranged weapon attacks", rather than resistance to a damage type. If I take damage from a ranged weapon attack that deals multiple types of damage, ...
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If there are multiple resistances that could apply to an instance of damage, how do they stack?

Suppose I have the following stats: 5 Fire Resistance (Charm of Fire Resistance) 3 Resistance to persistent damage (Aeon Stone: Preserving) 2 Resistance to magical attacks from Fiends (Warding Tattoo:...
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What are all the ways to combine Recall Knowledge with another action?

Consider the hypothetical: A prospective GM told us the campaign will feature many, many strange monsters that will absolutely murder us if we don't play into their puzzle-like nature. However, we ...
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Does an action with the "Press" trait require that you use it on the same target of your initial attack?

The rules for the "Press" trait read as follows (emphasis mine): Actions with this trait allow you to follow up earlier attacks. An action with the press trait can be used only if you are ...
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How can I best reward players for finding secrets without breaking game balance?

So I'm still fairly new to GMing and Pathfinder 2E, but one thing I like to include is secrets in my dungeons for my players to find. Finding secrets is fun, and getting rewards for doing so is even ...
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How can I search for 1 action activities?

I tried searching on Archives of Nethys to find the answer for this question, but I just do not know how. In Complex Search, I should be able to filter for actions, in the help it says: actions ...
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Can I trigger both Conduct Energy and Bespell Strikes from the same spell?

Bespell Strikes adds 1d6 damage to a Strike after casting a Spell: Requirements Your most recent action was to cast a non-cantrip spell Conduct Energy adds 1 damage per weapon die after any activity ...
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1 Action ability that triggers Conduct Energy

I am looking for a 1 action activity with the acid, cold, electricity, fire, or sonic trait to trigger Conduct Energy. As I want to attack with a weapon after it, this action should not increase MAP. ...
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Numbing Tonic and knocked out

What happens to someone who is under 0 hp when they are already under the effects of numbing tonic? So someone is down to 2hp and have 2 temp hp, then are hit by an attack for 5 damage, leaving them ...
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Is the Heatvision spell dependent on regular vision?

The 3rd-rank Heatvision spell from Rage of Elements gives a willing creature 60 feet of infrared vision as a precise sense. The spell is called Heatvision, the sense is gives is called infrared vision,...
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Does Reactive Strike counts as an effect, for purpose of Frigid Flurry

Frigid Flurry description end with this specific wording: The wind then picks you up and carries you to the other end of the area; though your movement within the gust can still trigger reactions, ...
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How can I get access to Boomerang?

Boomerang is an uncommon weapon. As it has no racial trait, it not suitable for Unconventional Weaponry. How can I get access to it in PFS?
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What does "hampered 10" mean in Pathfinder 2e?

When affected by the 2nd stage of a Graveknight's Curse, a creature is: doomed 2, hampered 10, and cannot remove the armor doomed is a standard condition, but afaik hampered isn't. What does it do?
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Does an unconscious dying creature with regeneration regain its actions on its following turn?

A matter of order? While seeming like an easy question, it might actually be a bit more convoluted. The way I see it, the question comes down to the order of following two aspects: Regaining actions ...
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Alchemists, their daily infused reagents, and their duration

Under Alchemist Infused Reagents it has As soon as you make your next daily preparations, your infused reagents from the previous day’s preparations are instantly destroyed, and nonpermanent effects ...
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Warped Constriction & Grasp of the Deep Interaction

In PF2E, there is an Archetype called Living Vessel, and one of the features you can pick up is listed as the following: Warped Constriction The entity inhabiting your body is an aberrant being with ...
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Is this homebrew Champion "Hero Cause" balanced?

Introduction This worked out well last time, so I thought I'd try another subclass I really wish existed. This is a Champion Cause, inspired by the D&D5E's Oath of Glory (and the UA Oath of ...
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How does the Monk's Flurry of Blows interact with Orc Ferocity?

As a monk, I make a Flurry of Blows: Make two unarmed Strikes. If both hit the same creature, combine their damage for the purpose of resistances and weaknesses. Apply your multiple attack penalty to ...
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Migrate D&D 5e home made campaign to Pathfinder 2e

I have a very long lived 5e campaign with a set of 4 characters that we are considering migrating to Pathfinder 2e. The campaign itself is homebrew so there's no need to migrate the adventure itself (...
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What is the range of a Flaming Skull's spitfire attack?

In pathfinder 2, a Flaming Skull has a ranged attack called spitfire: Ranged [one-action] spitfire +10 [+6/+2] (agile, fire), Damage 1d12+2 fire What is the range increment for this attack?
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How can I deal damage on a miss with a Strike as a Thaumaturge?

Thaumaturges can use or cause weaknesses on enemies, but only against their own Strikes. Therefore it would be very beneficial to deal damage on a miss, any tiny amount can trigger the weakness. The ...
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Can I use Arcane Cascade if I Cast a Spell at the end of my previous turn?

Arcane Cascade reads, in part: Requirements You used your most recent action to Cast a Spell or make a Spellstrike. On turn 1, I move and then I cast a two-action spell. On turn 2, I would like to ...
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Getting rid of "permanent" blindness

When I wrote my question a few weeks back about making blind PC's viable, I'd thought it was going to be a purely theoretical exercise. Today I came across an encounter in an AP I'm running involving ...
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What level and resources would it take to perform the musical number introducing Genie in Aladdin (Disney animated film)? [closed]

WIP; Do not reopen yet This question is essentially just for fun, but could be an interesting reference for making an entrance in an exciting and fantastical way. What spells, items, etc. would it ...
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Player conflict - not sure if I’m taking it too personally

There’s a player in my party who keeps being hostile to my character in a way that I’m taking personally. We had a previous campaign that wrapped up recently where this happened a few times, and I ...
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Can a half-elf with elven atavism take ethnicity feats?

There are some feats & options that have an ethnicity requirement would a half elf with elven atavism decended from that ethnicity & raised in that culture of elves qualify.
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Is it unbalancing to let off-guard stack?

In my current game, I'm playing a Scoundrel Rogue which gives me a lot of opportunities to leave opponents off-guard via successful feints. In addition, we have a couple of other melee-oriented ...
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What are Abyssal and Infernal called after the Remaster?

My character spoke Abyssal, but it is not available in Foundry after the Remaster. There is a table in the Remaster Core Preview document with the old and new names for the languages, but I do not see ...
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Can a Water Kineticist move himself with Deflecting Wave?

A Water Kineticist with Single Gate can move the target of impulses: After the impulse's other effects, you can move one creature targeted by the impulse or in its area 5 feet in any direction, or 10 ...
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Total damage from a critical hit with a fatal + striking eidolon unarmed attack

The summoner in our party has an eidolon with a 1d6 (fatal d10) primary attack. Primary Attack: Choose from the following statistics for the more flexible primary attack. 1d8 damage (disarm, ...
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How frequently can the Tooth and Claw Tattoo be used?

The Tooth and Claw Tattoo does not mention any frequency for the usage, it seems like you can use it as often as you want. This is very good, probably too good to be true. I did not find any official ...
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Contingency against an attack of opportunity

Is it possible to use Contingency (7th) spell with Invisibility (heightened 4th), or any other 4th level/rank spell, with a trigger for an Attack of Opportunity? The objective of this "strategy&...
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Does a Large creature moving through a threatened area trigger Reactive Strike?

Consider a fighter (green), with a reach weapon (red), confronting an ogre (orange). On the ogre's turn, it Strides five feet southeast and then five feet east, ending adjacent to the fighter. Does ...
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Can Leshys have the Dhampir heritage?

Leshys have the Plant trait instead of Humanoid. Dhampirs do not explicitly require Humanoid, but the text talks about things plants usually do not have: Some dhampirs are the child of one mortal and ...
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Making a combat-viable blind PC

A streamer I found was talking about the P2E Reading Ring, which is designed to give blind characters a way to read in-game. That got me wondering: How would one go about making a combat-viable PC who ...
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Does Taldane (Common) in Golarion have non-gendered pronouns?

I have an Iruxi (lizardfolk) monk who would consider it rude to ask about someone's gender in normal discussion -- unlike those mammals, they just don't obsess about the dangly bits on other people's ...
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Can "Improved Knockdown" trigger "The Harder They Fall"?

The level 10 Fighter talent "Improved Knockdown" says "you automatically apply the critical success effect of a Trip", and the level 4 Rogue talent "The Harder They Fall" ...
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What happens when an ancestry with low-light vision is aiurvaran or dromaar heritage?

With the Pathfinder 2e Remaster, all ancestries can be Aiuvarin or Dromaar (mixed elven or orcish heritage). Aiuvaran says, You have elves, or possibly other aiuvarins, in your family tree. You have ...
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Can General Feats be used for either ancestry or class feats?

I am working on a character concept for a rogue that needs more class feats and ancestry feats than the normal progression grants. At 3rd level and every 4 levels after, my character gains a General ...
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What is immune to spirit damage?

Spirit damage replaced alignment damage in Pathfinder 2e since the Remaster. Unfortunately, no Bestiary came out together with the new Player Core, so it is a bit unclear how spirit damage works. The ...
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How can I heal myself as a Skeleton Barbarian?

Skeletons have negative healing, which can cause problems. Only very few spells can provide healing during encounters. Especially in Pathfinder Society, where each time you play with different people, ...
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Coerce Action - Influence creature(s)

This question seeks to analyze the feasibility of using coercion to influence creatures with indifferent, hostile or unfavorable attitudes, in order to induce them to act in a more friendly manner and ...
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Can you Sustain Spells/Activations from maze or other extradimensions?

In my most recent game of P2e, my spellcaster used a summon fey spell to bring forth an ally with a small chance of doing a ton of damage. The enemy spellcaster's response was to cast maze on me. (I'm ...
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Devise a Stratagem and Swipe

With Swipe you can attack 2 enemies, Devise a Strategem (DaS) lets you know the result in advance against one enemy, how do these work together? option 0; does not work at all Devise a Stratagem says: ...
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When a Wild Shape'd druid uses his Attack Modifier, does the bonus from Potency runes work?

When a druid uses Wild Shape they can choose to use his own attack modifier +2 instead of the the form's default one. Does the attack modified include the bonus from the potency rune on the weapon ...
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Can someone Invent formulas of any level?

Alice took the Inventor feat. Their PC is currently level 10 and have months of downtime. Can they use this downtime to invent the formula to any common item including one that is of a level higher ...
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