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Could a Thri-Kreen use its secondary arms to operate two-handed ranged weapons?

Secondary Arms. You have two slightly smaller secondary arms below your primary pair of arms. The secondary arms can manipulate an object, open or close a door or container, pick up or set down a Tiny ...
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Could you grapple a creature with the Thri-Kreen's Secondary Arms?

The secondary arms feature lists a bunch of things your secondary arms can do, but not what they can't. Does this mean that they can do and qualify for anything that requires a free hand or not? The ...
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Can a Thri-kreen character make a bonus action attack through two weapon fighting using their secondary arms?

Can a PC of the thri-kreen race make a bonus action attack through two weapon fighting? Example: A thri-kreen fighter holding a shield and scimitar in their main hands, and a dagger in their smaller ...
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Can a Thri-Kreen character use the Dual Wielder feat's first benefit with a shield?

The Thri-Kreen playable race from Unearthed Arcana 2021: Travelers of the Multiverse has the following property: Secondary Arms. You have two slightly smaller secondary arms below your primary pair ...
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Do the UA thri-kreen's 4 arms enable any higher-damage weapon combinations?

The Travelers of the Multiverse Unearthed Arcana includes a playable insectoid race called the thri-kreen that has 4 arms, each of which is capable of wielding weapons, albeit with some limitations: ...
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A Thri-Kreen wielding two long swords two handedly, damage bonus calculation

A Thri Kreen has multiple limbs according to page 15 of the expanded psionics handbook: Multiple Limbs thri-kreen have four arms and thus can take the Multiweapon Fighting feat page 304 of the ...
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Thri-Kreen multi-attack total attack bonus calculation

Would you mind casting an eye over this and check my understanding is correct? This question refers to an NPC I'm modelling from AD&D Pegasus magazine #8. It's a 5th level Thri Kreen fighter and ...
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Would minor shape shift allow a Changeling to mimic a Thri-Kreen?

Would Minor shape shift allow a Changeling to mimic a Thri-Kreen? If so, would they then be able to take the Multi series of feats as opposed to the Two-weapon series of feats, or would they lack ...
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Since Thri-Kreen Claws lack the weapon/implement keyword, do no feats or proficiency bonuses apply?

I just realized that Thri-Kreen Claws does not specify whether it is a weapon or implement attack. It simply lacks the keyword. Does it mean it is none of them and therefore no feats and proficiency ...
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Thri-Kreen Chameleon Chitin

I have a question based on the wording of the Thri-Kreen power Chameleon Chitin: Effect: You make a Stealth check. If you have any cover or concealment, you gain a +5 power bonus to this check. You ...
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Can a thri-kreen count a wrist razor as a "melee" weapon for thri-kreen shooter while using a superior crossbow?

So bear with me, I'm trying to build a character around a specific, obscure racial feat. Thri-Kreen Shooter allows a Thri-Kreen character to wield a hand crossbow in their lower arms if they are ...
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Thri-Kreen 4-arm Combo?

So I looked around for feats that would allow a Thri-Kreen to legally use their middle arms because: "The middle set of limbs is small but dexterous, and the thri kreen use them for fine ...
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