Questions tagged [pathfinder]

Pathfinder is an RPG originally derived from the open licensed rules to Dungeons & Dragons v3.5. It was published by Paizo Publishing in 2009.

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How would you judge the alignment of this action and the possible repercussions? [closed]

I'm playing a chaotic good cleric in a Pathfinder campaign! I would like to know your opinion about something that happened during our last session. After we defeated a group of trolls, we returned ...
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144 foot thrown dagger with no feats, can this be true?

I was wondering about how strength applies to throwing and distance and thank Super Kami Guru I ran into this page. http://sites.legendsmiths.com/pathfinder/pathfinder/rules/throwing On the table of ...
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Does polymorph any object strip your magic items from you?

I thought I was finally done with some of this after someone answered that melded gear that is not functioning has no weight. But another player in the game has raised another concern/point. The ...
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How can a human expand their lifespan in Pathfinder? [duplicate]

Is there a way for a human character to increase their life span by any significant amount? I want to expand his lifespan because I want him to eventually raise a dragon, but I know that's way ...
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As GM, how do I deal with a player who makes a “do everything” build? [duplicate]

I have made a couple of builds that do everything, and seen several more as both a GM and as a player. These are builds that go beyond powerbuilding, and into the realm of taking over for the entire ...
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If you get polymorph any object'ed into something with a different racial alignment, does your alignment change?

Let's take a neutral character. If it is hit with Polymorph Any Object and is turned into a LG dragon, does their alignment change to LG?
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How do I get ability scores with dice? [closed]

My friends and i have always decided on the ability scores using a random number generator app from 12-17 because we cant really find the right way to generate the numbers with dice. so my question is,...
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Which boon type does the feat “Deific Obedience” grant to non-prestige classes?

In the sourcebook "Inner Sea Gods" there is a feat which grants the faithful an "Obedience" bonus after they perform a daily rite, depending on the god. This feat also grants boons depending on hit ...
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Most up to date grappling flowchart [closed]

Does anyone have an up to date or something more recent than this grappling flow chart? I love this one but I'm not sure if all the rules still apply today or not, it is from 2012. http://www....
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How do Vampire Rogues commit a break-in robbery without an invitation? [closed]

How do Vampire Rogues commit a robbery without an invitation to get into the place they are breaking into?
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How many spells does a 9th-level Sorcerer know?

I only just made my character, a Sorcerer, and I need to prepare my spells for the next DnD session. I'm joining mid-campaign, so my starting level is 9. I need to know how many spells I can have... I'...
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Does Pathfinder have a spell like Lesser Geas from 3.5?

I was wondering if there is an equivalent spell to Lesser Geas in Pathfinder, since I have not been able to find it. The purpose I need the spell for is binding. I just read a guide for binding that ...
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What is the difference betweens the Rogue Talent Lethal Acrobatics and the “Scout” Rogue Archetype's Scout's Charge?

What is the difference betweens the Rogue Talent Lethal Acrobatics and the "Scout" Rogue Archetype's Scout's Charge? Lethal Acrobatics (Ex): When a rogue with this talent successfully uses ...
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Best way to maximize Sneak Attack damage in Pathfinder

Unchained Rogue Sources allowed: Core Rulebook Advanced Player's Guide Advanced Class Guide Advanced Race Guide Ultimate Combat Ultimate Magic I'm asking for how to maximize damage output using ...
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Has anyone blended dice from SW Force and Destiny to the d20 in a Pathfinder campaign? [closed]

So we just finished a SW Force and Destiny campaign and now we are into a Pathfinder campaign. We miss the enriching plot elements that were added by the threats and advantages from the novel dice ...
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Are you affected by dispel magic greater when you use the area dispel?

When you use dispel magic great with area dispel option, are you and your belongings affected? Area Dispel: When greater dispel magic is used in this way, the spell affects everything within a 20-...
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Can you use the Fabricate spell as part of creating magical items? [closed]

Can you use the Fabricate spell as part of creating magical items?
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Can feats like Psionic Weapon, Shot or Fist work with out interference with Path of War Rules?

Can feats like Psionic Weapon, Shot or Fist; or Greater Psionic Weapon, Shot or Fist work without interference or sacrifice with Path of War Rules? Effects from stances remain so long as stance is ...
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What are the penalties for the feat chain Weapon Focus(Shuriken)-Point Blank Shot-Rapid Shot-Two Weapon Fighting-Twin Throw?

I don't quite know how to calculate my to hit bonus for the following chain of feats. Please help. Please take to account the prerequisites are fulfilled. Lv10 Rogue, BAB: +7/+2, Str 14, Dex 20, ...
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Can pinpoint targeting and vital strike be used together? [duplicate]

Are the feats vital strike and pinpoint targeting be used together? Vital strike is used on an attack action which is a special action which uses your standard action, so cant be used during a full ...
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What is the ideal weapon for an Infiltrator/Spy Character?

I'm looking for a weapon type befitting an Infiltrator/Spy Character whose primary focus would be gathering information and getting in and out of places unnoticed. What I am looking for is something ...
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Most game-consistent way to price creating magic weapons and armor from spells? [closed]

Magic weapons and armor are one of the bases of the game. While there are many wonderful properties that are already available, sometimes there is a particular spell effect that you simply must have. ...
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What level should my fun spell be?

I have made a fun spell for Pathfinder, with Lesser and Greater versions. Here is the spell: Spell name: Inflict Random Summon Nature’s Ally Cure Casting time: 1 standard action ...
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Can I make unarmed strikes without exceptional ability?

It seems to me like you're supposed to be able to try to attack people while unarmed in Pathfinder, but I'm not sure you actually can. Threatened Squares You threaten all squares into which ...
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Has the 3.5e Samurai been rebuilt for Pathfinder? [closed]

I read the Pathfinder Ultimate Equipment Guide and noticed that the Katana and Wakizashi got their own weapon count (as well as a samurai armor as an armor type). Has someone converted the samurai ...
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How much gold do characters and monsters get through the level progression of 21-40? [closed]

How much gold do characters and monsters get through the level progression of 21-40?
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How to handle “extra” skill points? [closed]

I'm building a GMPC character who's backstory involves learning forging from a smith father and learning violin (perform [string instruments]) from his mother. I don't want to waste points where I don'...
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In Path of War can Hidden Blades use a Strike or Boost Maneuver with a Counter Maneuver?

In Path of War, can you use a Strike Maneuver with a Counter Maneuver? For instance, can you initiate the strike Rippling Current (Mithral Current 3; melee att +3d6 dmg; if quick drawn, make target ...
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Range of dispel magic greater when used as area dispel

Dispel magic is a medium range spell. Dispel Magic Greater says it functions like dispel magic, so it inherits the range. However, dispel magic greater has another option called area dispel. Area ...
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How to make attacks of opportunity with Kineticist Blast at close range via feats?

I understand that the Kineticist Blast counts as a weapon in certain ways and for certain feats. Given that, is there a way for me to use feats to make opportunity attacks with Blast at close range?
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What is the difference between supernatural and unnatural? [closed]

D&D refers to numerous things or acts as supernatural or unnatural. What is the difference between them? For example, druids detest unnatural things which in my understanding is undead and ...
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Realistic damage in 3.5/pathfinder [closed]

As someone who is wont to forget things, here is my question: I thought I remember reading articles/threads/posts/questions about more realistic ways to describe hit point loss. As in a narrative ...
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Why are the Boots of Striding and Springing based on longstrider? [closed]

The Boots of Striding and Springing are a very common/popular item for players to buy. When looking at its construction requirements we see that its based off of the spell longstrider, which makes ...
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Help me manage a Vampire homebrew roleplay issue [closed]

I have a (8th level) Magus [Skirnir archetype, so, casting using shields as a catalyst, etc. Not entirely relevant] who, for the sake of roleplay, is an exile from Kelesh who was removed due to his ...
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Psychic Marauder Archetype [duplicate]

Archives of Nethys, had a archetype called Psychic Marauder I am looking for the psychic marauder archetype. It was on the archives of Nethys site, which is down, and now I'd like another site I can ...
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How to calculate strength over 30? [duplicate]

My enlarged mutant orc barbarian in rage has strength 34. How to calculate strength modifier over 30? Hmm.
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How should I touch myself when I use Lay of Hands?

I am playing an oradin. I am currently trap in a Black Tentacles spell. I want to use Lay of Hands on myself. Beginning at 2nd level, a paladin can heal wounds (her own or those of others) by touch....
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Please simplify wand operations?

Please simplify wand operations? What I know: Need to activate wand to make work Wands are spell trigger items Can use Use Magic Device (UMD) on spell-trigger items So if I use a wand of Scorching ...
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Can you use Double Strike Feat as part of full attack action given enough extra attack/s for two weapon fighting?

Can you use Double Strike Feat as part of full attack action given enough extra attack/s for two weapon fighting? Meaning, if you have enough attacks, can you then make pairs of attacks (primary hand ...
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Does the feat Double Strike work with the feat Vital Strike?

Can the feats Double Strike and Vital Strike be used simultaneously?
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How do Pathfinder Archetypes with abilities that scale work? [closed]

How do Pathfinder Archetypes with abilities that scale work? Like Weapon Champion for example. If you have WC tacked to a Rogue and gains a +1 attack and damage every 3 levels and you multiclass, does ...
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Which feat Combo can give the most number of ranged attacks? [closed]

What feats can I take to give me the largest number of ranged attacks per turn? I know Rapid Shot and Many Shot are good for ranged attacks, but Two Weapon Fighting, Improved Two Weapon Fighting, ...
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How do Templates/monsters stack?

I was thinking of various monsters from popular fiction (specifically the 5 nights at freddy's robots), and I wondered. is it possible to have an undead construct? How do templates work in the game? ...
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How would I simulate the multi stage fitness test? [closed]

How would I determine a score, per character, on this test? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-stage_fitness_test I would like to take the character's statistics and possibly a die roll and then ...
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Fire damage required for nuclear fusion

I was reading the entry for the Necklace of Fireballs and noticed the clause about magical fire detonating the entire necklace. This got me thinking. If one had a bottle of hydrogen and placed in it ...
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How long does smite evil last?

Smite evil is: Once per day, a paladin can call out to the powers of good to aid her in her struggle against evil. As a swift action, the paladin chooses one target within sight to smite. If ...
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What is the spell shillelagh? And how does it make a weapon +1?

It says in the description that it makes a cudgel or quarterstaff "+1" what does this mean? Are there other ways to "level up" a weapon? How would it affect its use? I'm sorry for all the questions ...
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How do I calculate my BAB, CMB and CMD

I'm a new player and I don't know how to calculate some values on my character sheet, namely BAB, CMB and CMD. They are a level 2 elven feral hunter with the following ability scores: Str 9, Dex 18, ...
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How do the Injury and Death mechanics work (Flow Chart) [closed]

In detail how do the Injury and Death mechanics work?
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How can I gain the Dare “Run like Hell” without taking 4 levels in the Gunslinger class?

I have a character that benefits greatly from the Run Like Hell dare, but I want to remake the character with less (or no) levels in gunslinger. How else can I gain that Dare? Just the effects would ...