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Rise of the Runelords was the first adventure path released in the Pathfinder Adventure Path line, and was originally published in August 2007. It was written by James Jacobs, Richard Pett, Nicolas Logue, Wolfgang Baur, Stephen S. Greer, and Greg A. Vaughan. The 6-part adventure arc has been released in several different formats, and multiple supplemental products for it have also been released.

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Are Lower Tier Magical Items Available in a City if They're Under the Base Value but Not the Spellcasting Limit?

I'm currently in a Rise of the Runelords Pathfinder 1E campaign. I understand that being an earlier campaign it is fairly magic item starved. My character is at level 10 and I have been absolutely ...
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A few questions about the start of Rise of the Runelords

I have a few questions about the campaign. We are all new to the game (including GM) and never played D&D or Pathfinder before, so I'm afraid something is not going quite right. The party ...
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Is a full melee combatant party for Rise of the Runelords viable?

So I'm a DM with a bit of previous experience who discovered the wonderful world of Pathfinder Adventure Guides, and decided to try my first campaign of those with the classic Rise of the Runelords to ...
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The GM ruled that we didn't get XP for killing the boss because an enemy caster's spell killed them. Is this allowed?

We are playing Rise of the Runelords, and were fighting Nualia and her minions in Thisletop. During the heat of the battle, Nualia was near death at just 12 HP. Her minion caster fireballed the party ...
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Is there a rule that allows me to fuse 2 NPCs?

I'm running Rise of the Runelords and, throughout the encounters, several major foes managed to run away. Specifically, Nualia Tobyn (an Aasimar Cleric 4/Fighter 2) and Lucrecia (a Lamia Matriarch). ...
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Best bane weapon for Rise of the Runelords

What would be the best bane weapon to have in the last module of Rise of the Runelords? Should I go for "giants" or "dragons"? I am currently playing a level 15 dex based Magus with a +1 keen spell ...
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How does one become noble in Rise of the Runelords?

My group and I literally did every quest and side quest in the Rise of the Rune-lords Anniversary ed Chapter/Book one Burnt Offerings. Ameiko became a noble inheriting it legaly in title and land and ...
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How would these Rise of the Runelords characters evolve? [closed]

I'm running the Rise of the Runelords adventure path. Since we are reaching the story's end I'm considering having the PCs meet again… …except advancing each to about level 16. However, I'm ...
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How much of Rise of the Runelords happens where people will object to my dinosaur companion?

This is my first time playing this campaign and I have selected a dinosaur animal companion. We are attending the Swallowtail Festival, the GM has told me I am allowed to have the companion, however ...
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How to find an NPC spellcaster to cast Raise Dead on a person?

TL:DR Where can I find a spellcaster to cast Raise Dead? Where's the nearest large city to Sandpoint in Golarion? Any other avenues to bring someone back from the dead? My group is running through ...
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How combat-heavy is Rise of the Rune Lords?

I am getting ready to start a new campaign and am looking over the APs. The group is thinking about Rise of the Runelords, but before we commit to a large AP such as this, I want to know more about ...
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How to calculate transportation costs by sea in Rise of the Runelords?

If your players want to book a ship for, let's say, 100 miles from one city by the sea to the other. There are four players, and a two-horse-drawn carriage. The sea is not especially dangerous. How ...
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What are the specifications for the "Vansaya" crossbow in Sandpoint?

I am setting up Rise of the Runelords Anniversary edition and I was curious as to how I should tell my PC's what this +1 repeating crossbows worth is and if there are any special abilities tied to it. ...
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What are the major changes between the two versions of Rise of the Runelords?

Paizo recently released an anniversary edition of Rise of the Runelords. What are the major changes from the older release of this adventure path?
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