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How do players defeat the coin dragon in Gorgoldand's Gauntlet?

Killing It Isn't As Hard As You Think Despite flavor text saying Most ordinary weapons do little or no damage to the coin dragon. Piercing and slashing weapons slide right through the loose objects ...
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Can the limitations of Mind Thrust be overcome?

After much research, and silence in response to this question, it is concluded that there is not a method existing in 3.5 materials.
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Is there any psion variant/ACF/etc that gets Grip of Iron?

After some research I conclude that there is no existing variant or ACF that would work. And a psionic item would cost 14,000gp if the Gloves of Titan's Grip in the XPH (p174) is any metric.
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Can you manifest Bestow Power on yourself, your Schism mind, or your Fission Duplicate?

I believe the answer is 'not going to work' with Schism but 'maybe' regarding Fusion. Regarding using Bestow Power on a Schism mind, the power is looking for both another creature and another mind. ...
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Looking for an item: a crystal that stores memories, up to an entire personality?

There are two methods which store up to and including a full personality, that do not include the ones already mentioned as excluded. There is a Selu'kiira (one of the several kinds of telkiira, ...
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Do Japan's "Kami" have a divine rank?

Kami have divine rank. The D&D 3e sourcebook Deities and Demigods, p.9, describes animism of the Japanese Shinto type. The term "kami" isn't used specifically, but it does refer to a ...
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Artificers and Wand DC Calculation

Metamagic effects don’t change a spell’s “actual” spell level, only the level of the spell slot it requires: In all ways, a metamagic spell operates at its original spell level, even though it is ...
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Casting a Fireball spell past an illusionary wall from Major Image

No, that was incorrect (assuming you were trying to stick to the official rules without involving Rule 0). First, they had line of sight (probably): A successful saving throw against an illusion ...
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Casting a Fireball spell past an illusionary wall from Major Image

They only need line of effect to fireball Most spells require line of effect. This is under the Magic rules on aiming a spell: A line of effect is a straight, unblocked path that indicates what a ...
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Aren't paladins uniquely vulnerable to being taken advantage on because of CoC?

The problems described are problems for any good person. If (in an unlikely series of events) you have valuable information and the enemy knows you have it and you're defeated and captured alive and ...
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Aren't paladins uniquely vulnerable to being taken advantage on because of CoC?

The paladin is responsible for their own actions, nobody else’s For example in an interrogation situation you can literally kidnap any random child and threaten paladin that if he won't tell you the ...
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Aren't paladins uniquely vulnerable to being taken advantage on because of CoC?

There is no need for paladins to be particularly trusting or gullible. As you note, paladins would be driven to be cautious in who they help and how. Fortunately, this doesn't mean a paladin can't ...
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Aren't paladins uniquely vulnerable to being taken advantage on because of CoC?

You have several problems here. First, the "requirement" that paladins follow the code doesn't reshape the universe around them. If a paladin lies the world doesn't twist so his words are ...
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Aren't paladins uniquely vulnerable to being taken advantage on because of CoC?

Not particularly. Only the first part of the paladin code—in particular, the requirement to not willingly commit an evil act—imposes a penalty on the paladin's abilities for any violation no matter ...
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Aren't paladins uniquely vulnerable to being taken advantage on because of CoC?

So let's say I take the parenthesis "(not lying, not cheating, not using poison, and so forth)" extremely as if those are not examples but a strict law, and rule that any kind of lie is ...
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Seeking Clarification: Necropolitan Template

This is an annoying goose chase of tracking down a chain of references to rules elsewhere, but here it is: Immediately upon opening its undead eyes, a new necropolitan loses a level as if the spell ...
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Looking for an item: a crystal that stores memories, up to an entire personality?

Lost Empires of Faerûn describes telkiiras as "powerful lore-gems worn by the leaders of the mightiest elf clans. Each telkiira holds the knowledge, skills, and sometimes even a fragment of ...
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What does a barbarian's rage prevent them from doing?

any abilities that require patience As has been mentioned, "patience" is not part of the rules. So it's clearly the catch-all for those activities that players can initiate more ...
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What does a barbarian's rage prevent them from doing?

Ultimately, the restrictions on activities during rage are open-ended: patience is not a defined thing under the rules. That part of the rage rules is left there for a DM to rule as they see fit, as ...
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