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Questions tagged [trip]

For questions related to the action of knocking over someone or something.

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Can you apply Combat Expertise/Deadly Defense after a trip attempt?

I have a trip-build swordsage with Improved Trip and a spiked chain. Is this legit: Trip attempt at full attack modifier. Trip succeeds. Free melee attack on prone target. Take -2 off attack to ...
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Can you trip a jumping character?

I have a frankly nightmarish build with a lot of reach and a huge bonus to tripping. Then I started wondering about how this build would fare in a fight with an ubercharger. You can trip while ...
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Can you attack again with a natural weapon using Improved Trip?

Normally you can only attack once in a round with a natural weapon, regardless of BAB. However, Improved Trip grants an extra attack outside of BAB with a successful trip; could you make that attack ...
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Can Battle Master maneuvers also apply to special attacks?

Battle Master maneuvers can give to-hit modifiers, attack advantages, damage bonuses and various effects to regular attacks. My question is : can they do the same for Shoves (trips & pushes) and ...
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What if standing up from prone didn't provoke attacks of opportunity?

For an upcoming campaign I'm considering making a house rule saying that A creature can take a move action that doesn't provoke attacks of opportunity to stand up from prone. Alternatively, I'm ...
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What can increase natural reach for a druid?

I was wondering which items and feats would help my druid (level 15) increase his tripping ability. I plan on doing a reach trip build in wild shape and tree shape form.
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Can a prone target be tripped?

I know it is silly, but reading the Knock-Down feat coupled with the Improved Trip feat it is hard not to wonder if there is any limitation on tripping an opponent who is already prone? This could ...
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How do Growing weapons interact with Trip Limitations?

Normally, of course, character A cannot trip character B who is +2 size categories different. Would having a growing trip weapon alter this? An example to hopefully illustrate this point: Char A is ...
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Can an Eidolon continue to trip a creature using it's trip evolution? [duplicate]

I am creating a summoner and I'm curious about a particular evolution: Trip (bite) (2 points). It states An Eidolon becomes adept at knocking foes to the ground with its bite, granting it a trip ...
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How do attack bonuses affect special attacks with combat maneuvers?

In Pathfinder, certain creatures have special attacks that allow them a free combat maneuver when they succeed on an attack with one of their natural weapons. The abilities I had in mind are grab and ...
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How's the CMD trip bonuses from extra legs work?

I'm playing a summoner in a new campaign with some friends, using the half-elf wild caller archetype so gaining evolution points with an extra 1/2 every level. Well a friend told me that for every set ...
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How does Rovagug’s Fury work?

The spell says: You create a minor earthquake that can trip creatures. Make a single trip attack and use the result against every creature in the area. Those that fail are tripped and fall prone. ...
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How many can I topple with my mighty missiles?

I have magic missile with caster level 3 and the toppling spells feat. Magic missile says: For every two caster levels beyond 1st, you gain an additional missile - two at 3rd level, three at 5th, ...
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Does the feat Pebble Underfoot allow a creature to trip oversized foes?

The benefit of the feat Pebble Underfoot (which has as its only prerequisite the feat Improved Trip) says When attempting to trip a creature at least two size categories larger than you, you gain a ...
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Can you be tripped by an AoO while standing up?

Let's say "John" is a fighter who has selected a number of feats to focus on tripping his enemies, including Greater Trip, and Combat Reflexes, and wielding a Reach Weapon while under the effect of a ...
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Do flaming weapons with the trip special weapon feature deal their extra damage on trip attempts?

Do flaming (and other elemental damage) weapons that have the trip special weapon feature deal their extra damage when they are used in a trip attack and hit successfully?