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Is this homebrew "Sign Letter" spell balanced?

This is barely stronger than a cantrip like Message, so making it a level 1 spell (like Identify, Illusory script, Alarm, Detect Thoughts) is fine. Freezing the contents creates some odd situations, ...
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Is this homebrew "Sign Letter" spell balanced?

This is balanced I think the spell is correctly placed on second level. Yes, it is extremely niche and has no combat applications, but it also creates a permanent effect. Other such niche, non-combat ...
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Is this homebrew "Sign Letter" spell balanced?

Aside from the other answer given, there are a couple of notes: You probably intend the ink to be used up (as it's ink), if that's the case you need to specify that they are as per Are normal spell ...
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Is this homebrew "Sign Letter" spell balanced?

This is illusory script in reverse, make it a 1st level spell. The spell illusory script lets you hide messages: To you and any creatures you designate when you cast the spell, the writing appears ...
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What level would you say this homebrewed spell, Shifting Shadows, should be?

Probably level 2 The benchmark to compare against is Hypnotic Pattern. Same area, same save, same range, same duration, also concentration, same component types, both illusion, but it does not allow ...
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Is this homebrew Friend Catapult spell balanced?

This is likely over the top First, note that in spite of the name, the way this is written the caster can hurl themselves, as they can be "a willing creature", so this is not limited to ...
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A mechanic to resolve multi-stage, multi-participant tasks

I think this is elegant but very tough My first observation is that when you multiply the base DC with the number of contributors1, having more helpers does not make the task easier. So this mechanic ...
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A mechanic to resolve multi-stage, multi-participant tasks

I don't think this does what you want it to do. While there is precedent for adding up many participants' rolls towards a cumulative DC, the place where that really makes sense as a mechanic is when ...
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A mechanic to resolve multi-stage, multi-participant tasks

Nothing is inherently wrong with this idea You're essentially creating a higher than normal DC and having the players do a "combined check" to complete a task instead of a "group check&...
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Creating a Vehicle of Unusual Size (Medium)

Have fun To your questions: The vehicles for Pathfinder can be found here, and the full vehicle rules can be found here, under Other Rules Systems / Vehicles. As far as I can tell, they do not ...
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Non-Combat Encounter Rewards - A Homebrew Review

This seems not balanced compared to combat Have I done a good job of balancing the XP rewards for the different levels? The first thing that strikes me as odd is how this compares to XP from combat ...
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Is my 'Vigilante' Homebrew monk subclass balanced?

Here are my thoughts for each of the features: Vigilant Tool Kit: My only real complaint about this one is that this doesn't explain when it would be required. Would it be something you wear all the ...
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Warden—homebrew warpriest archetype (v2)

This is a big departure from the Warpriest. With 3/4 BAB, no fervor-based cleric self-buffs, no sacred weapon free enhancement bonuses, and no natural attacks, this archetype no longer holds up in ...
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Is this homebrew Oni race balanced?

Thumbs up This seems pretty balanced and cleanly written. Using Detect Balance, a tool that has pooled a lot of community input to grade the power of various racial abilities on a point scale, this ...
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