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What are the mechanical differences between a Summoner and an Unchained Summoner?

I have a player in one of my games asking to play a Summoner (vanilla, not a Synthesist). Personally I like the flavor of the class, and I trust the player, but I'm aware that the normal Summoner has ...
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In Donjon's dynamic magic item creation process, what does “Meet all the item's prerequisites” mean?

While looking at Donjon.bin.sh's dynamic magic item creation system for 5e, converted from a similar Pathfinder system, I got a bit confused about the "Complete the item" challenge. One of the ...
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How do Pathfinder Unchained's special raw materials work?

How does Pathfinder Unchained's special raw materials work? I can't seem to get them; I could be misunderstanding but it always seems like something is off to me. For example, say I wanted to craft ...
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How can I get a Hell Hound as a Summon Monster 2 option in PFS, as early as possible?

Hell Hound is listed in the Summon Monster II alternative summoning list. This creature seems nice to be used by my friend who is a True Neutral Unchained Summoner with a focus on actually summoning ...
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Can I make more Pistol shots per round if I have additional arms in Pathfinder?

I was thinking about building and Unchained Eidolon (Azata) for using Firearms. The thing is, increasing the number of arms (limbs) is trivial for Eidolons, as is taking a Pistol in each hand, or a ...
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Does the Claws evolution give 2 attacks or only one attack?

Well, it's very simple. The Evolution's name is "Claws" (plural), and the name of the Natural Attack in the table is "Claw" (singular). Does the Claws evolution give 2 attacks, each dealing 1d4 + STR /...
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Is using multiple Greatswords on an Unchained Eidolon with a Multiweapon Fighting feat worth it?

My friend plays an Unchained Summoner in Pathfinder Organized Play, and I build a character for them. It's actually possible that I create my own Unchained Summoner two, as I've tried this class ...
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How can I make Unchained characters in PCGen?

I am making a character to be played in PFS by my friend, and they want to play a Summoner. Chained Summoners are not legal, but PCGen doesn't seem to support the Unchained one. Is there any way to do ...
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What feats work with an unchained summoner's SLA?

The unchained summoner has the spell-like ability to cast a summon spell, with increasing strength as they level up. Starting at 1st level, a summoner can cast summon monster I as a spell-like ...
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How to build a rogue unchained to be able to fight with 2 blade boots and 2 daggers?

How to build an Elf rogue (unchained) to be able to fight with two "Blade boot" and (in my case) two "Dagger" at the same time? I am doing a two-weapon fighting Rogue Unchained. I found in the list ...
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Unchained Monk, Unarmed attacks, Natural attacks, and Flurry of Blows: Counting the Attacks [duplicate]

So, my question, and I haven't found a succinct, well laid out answer anywhere (if you have, please share), but how many attacks does an unchained monk with natural attacks get, and is it worth ...
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Where can I find a bigger unarmed attack scaling table?

I'm playing an Unchained Monk, and I eventually plan on acquiring Monk's Robes, Stonefist Gloves/Strong Jaw item of some kind, and Enlarge Person perma-cast on myself. So with all of those stacked ...
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How do the unchained classes compare to their 'chained' versions?

The context My RPG group recently discovered the "Unchained" classes, and wonder if we should adopt them, or not. On one hand, there is an existing balance between classes that could be changed with ...
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Number of Rogue Talents at level 10?

Do you get 1 or 2 rogue talents/advanced talents at level 10 of the unchained rogue? If 2, can you use both for advanced talents?
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Can Unchained Monks using Unarmed Strikes benefit from combining Flurry of Blows and Two-Weapon Fighting?

I have an Unchained Monk at level 1 with the feat Two-Weapon Fighting. Using a full-round attack action with the Unarmed Strike Feat, do I get 3 attacks? (Main, FoB, TWF) How would the attack bonus ...
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How does bed rest effect Unchained diseases?

How does getting bed rest interact with the disease rules from Pathfinder Unchained? I find the text in the relevant section to be ambiguous; it first mentions diseases, then poisons, and then bed ...
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What tier is Pathfinder Unchained Monk?

I am currently looking for a play-by-chat Pathfinder game and am choosing a class. I am choosing between the Oracle and the Monk, both options sound cool. However, the Monk has a reputation of being ...
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How many attacks does an Unchained Monk in Unchained Action Economy with Flurry of Blows have at 10th level?

I've gone through a handful of posts here about the Unchained Monk + Flurry of Blows + the Unchained Action Economy, on Reddit, and on Google results that discuss this scenario, but they all seem to ...
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Multiple Styles During a Full Round Attack

I have a 16th Level Unchained Monk designed and ready to play. However, I'm getting a little caught up with the Style Feats. I have three different styles (Mantis, Wolf, and Pummeling) along with ...
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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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Can you substituted combat maneuvers for parts of an Unchained Flurry of Blows?

Unchained Monk and Regular Monk are similiar and vastly different. My question however is specifically focusing on the Flurry of Blows and how it is altered. Regular monks flurry of blows ...
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What's the book people are saying converts old Monk archetypes to the Unchained monk?

I've been researching about the Unchained Monk lately and I've seen people mention a third party product that attempts to update all old Monk archetypes to function and be balanced for the Unchained ...
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Unchained Flurry of Blows with Natural Weapons and Feral Combat Training using natural attacks as primary

I know the question of whether adding your natural attacks after you finish a Flurry of Blows (As secondary nat attacks at −5) has been asked many times (Monks, natural and unarmed attacks, and Feral ...
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Pathfinder Catfolk Claw Blades

I decided to try and build a Catfolk (with 2 claws) Unchained Monk because of their interesting Favored Class Bonus. Then I read about Claw Blades and was very confused. So how do Claw Blades work, ...
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Does 'Jabbing Style' transfer its bonus over rounds?

I recently leveled my Unchained Monk to level 7, which now allows me to take Jabbing Style. Its description reads: When you hit a target with an unarmed strike and you have hit that target with an ...
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Moving between attacks with Flying Kick (Unchained Monk)

Flying Kick says some things that, to me, contradict each other... The monk leaps through the air to strike a foe with a kick. Well ok, that I understand. Before the attack, the monk can move a ...
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How does the staggered condition work with the unchained action economy?

Are there rules on how the unchained action economy interacts with the staggered condition? There are rules on how haste works, but I don't remember there being something for slow/staggered. I ...
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Can an unchained monk take archetypes?

I'm interested in making a zen archer monk and was wondering if I could actually build a zen archer unchained monk. Is it allowed? From the Pathfinder SRD on the unchained classes: Finally, with ...
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How does an unchained synthesist determine his ability scores?

The original chained summoner that takes the archetype synthesist uses the eidolon's Strength, Dexterity, and Constitution scores instead of the synthesist's own, but the synthesist retains his own ...
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Alternative Crafting

I'm using the Alternative Crafting rules for a game that I'm in as an Alchemist. This introduces a number of uncertainties with regards to things that affect crafting speed. Skill Unlocks 5 Ranks: ...
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Eidolon alignment and how it acts under unchained summoner influence

My player has a chaotic neutral unchained summoner and his eidolon is chaotic evil. His eidolon has not been fully acting out his alignment and Im wondering how this should be addressed. Yes the ...
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Unchained Summoner Eidolon and being far away and coming closer

Im confused about the life link ability an unchained summoner and their Eidolon share. When at a distance from the summoner its hit points are reduced by 50-75%. Since damage should be kept track of ...
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Summoner Unchained and full Eidolon HP [duplicate]

I was reading the Summoner Unchained class and feel confused by how the eidolon "heals" A summoner can summon his eidolon in a ritual that takes 1 minute to perform. When summoned in this way, the ...