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PF2E Eidolon Grappling Capabilities?

The Advanced Weaponry Feat (level 1) allows you to give your Eidolon's primary melee attack the choice of one of the following traits: disarm, grapple, nonlethal, shove, trip, or versatile bludgeoning,...
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What if your character is both trained in category and group of a weapon, does your character get 2 bonuses because of its proficiency when attacking?

Proficiency is a bonus, which does not stack You either have Proficiency with a weapon (Trained, Expert, Master, or Legendary) or you do not. You could theoretically have Proficiency twice, but it is ...
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Can I take the Bastion Dedication if I have the Hardwood Armor impulse?

No Prerequisites are defined on pg.18 of the CRB in the section labelled Reading the Rules (emphasis added): Prerequisites: Any minimum ability scores, feats, proficiency ranks, or other ...
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Can I take the Bastion Dedication if I have the Hardwood Armor impulse?

You must have the feat to fulfill the feat prerequisite General rules support The section "Reading the Rules" that explains the elements of a rules stat block says: Prerequisites Any ...
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Rouse Skeleton and movement

You cannot move the area if it is out of range If you create the burst at maximum range, and then move away from it, you cannot move it any more, because you can only move it "up to 20 feet ...
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Do Skeletons need to breathe?

Undead Don't Breathe The Book of the Dead where the skeleton ancestry comes from also goes into substantial detail about how undead creatures exist in the world, and broadly describes them as ...
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Do Skeletons need to breathe?

Depends on the type of skeleton This differs if by skeleton you mean something that just has skeleton ancestry, or an actual skeleton from the bestiary. The reason for why the ancestry works ...
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Can the new dragon types of Wyrmblessed be used for other character options?

Yes (at least in Pathfinder Society play) There is a PFS note in the Dragon Instinct now: The wyrmblessed sorcerer bloodline provides options for primal and imperial dragons. Character with a similar ...
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Is there a way to find all Primal spells with a Will save?

It is possible now in Archives of Nethys The search options improved a lot, now you can filter it with "tradition:primal" and "saving_throw:will".
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Which Esoterica actions can I use if I choose the Thaumaturge Dedication?

The Thaumaturge Dedication only grants you the Glimpse Vulnerability action For your first point, you are correct that the phrase "but don't gain its benefits" is referring to the Implement, ...
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What does the +1 to damage rolls of Inspire Courage apply on, exactly?

A +1 bonus to damage is a +1 to damage (per target) Every target you target with an attack or spell (arguably that you roll damage against*) will take one additional damage. Damage is determined in a ...
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What does the +1 to damage rolls of Inspire Courage apply on, exactly?

Every Damage Roll Gets the Bonus Each damage roll has a singular type of damage—grouped together as an instance of damage. As such, effects dealing multiple types of damage have multiple damage rolls, ...
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What does the +1 to damage rolls of Inspire Courage apply on, exactly?

The cantrip text reads +1 to damage rolls, to me this means any damage roll. My interpretation is that you add +1 every time you roll for damage against a specific target or group of targets in ...
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Is lifesense a precise sense, or imprecise?

Probably Precise @curious_penguin does have the closest thing to a general rule I know of. However, lifesense gives us several hints it is precise, even in the Aiudara Wraith. First hint is from the ...
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Is lifesense a precise sense, or imprecise?

It probably is a vague sense. Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook has a paragraph on vague senses and at the end of it it says: Pathfinder's rules assume that a given creature has vision as its ...
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Does the bulk of heavy armor include the bulk of the included padded armor and gauntlets

It likely does include the bulk The rules do not say explicitly that the bulk given in an entry for equipment includes all items that you get when you buy the equipment, but I think it is strongly ...
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Does the Leshy Ancestry Feat Grasping Reach reduce Deadly/Fatal damage dice?

Deadly, no Even though Deadly references adding 'weapon dice', is specifically exempt from changing its die size. An ability that changes the size of the weapon's normal damage dice doesn't change ...
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Striking nothing

You can simply strike at a nearby object, whether that be a convenient rock, the nearest wall, or that little statue of a cat on the table in the corner that is looking at you funny. The rules for ...
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Do Blast Boots ignore your Speed?

You are not limited by your Speed* Reading the boots: you can increase the horizontal distance of your Long Jump by up to 45 feet. I think you might be tripping up on the "up to" clause ...
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Do Blast Boots ignore your Speed?

You are still limited by your speed, but have other benefits The rules for movement say Your movement during encounter mode depends on the actions and other abilities you use. Whether you Stride, ...
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Alternative source for Pathfinder (or Starfinder) Society School items

The Society guides are available online again Even the design is updated somewhat. The Pathfinder items are here.
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Does Assurance bypass the MAP?

Yes You've highlighted the relevant rules; Assurance completely negates the up to -10 Multiple Attack Penalty, along with any other penalties that might be applied to the roll. As a downside, this ...
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Does Assurance bypass the MAP?

Assurance does indeed work like that As you quoted, you don't apply penalties, so no MAP. As András said, it won't be enough to grapple most opponents, so it isn't broken or anything. Also take note ...
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Does Assurance bypass the MAP?

Assurance does bypass the MAP You are missing that anyone worth grappling is out of reach for Assurance Assurance on Grapple (or any other skill action) does ignore MAP, but it also ignores your ...
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Can I hurt myself with a high jump?

We have a house rule where if you jump deliberately, even off a high place, you must pass a DC check equal to the height in feet. This means that although it is possible to land awkwardly from a high ...
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Can battle medicine feat work together with the ward medic feat?

No, as you are not using Treat Wounds with Battle Medicine Ward Medic allows you to treat multiple targets when you use Treat Disease or Treat Wounds. Battle Medic allows you to Attempt a Medicine ...
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Do Spellcaster Class DCs not increase?

Most spellcasters' class DCs do not increase The Remaster made it clear that class DC and spell DC are not the same by listing them separately, see page 193 of the Player Core. Full casters like the ...
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How can my players gain long-term resistance against a specific damage type?

Magic items You already covered potions of resistance, which are probably the cheapest option if they do not need to spend multiple hours in there. The Ring of Energy Resistance will give the wearer ...
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How do I get back my Helmsman's Recourse after throwing it?

You can add a Returning rune to it You just have to add a Shield Spike or a Shield Boss to the shield first, then this attachment can have both property and fundamental runes. There are some other (in ...
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Can a barbarian dual wield with Giant Instinct?

Only one of your two weapons must be larger When wielding such a weapon in combat, increase your additional damage from Rage from 2 to 6, but you have the clumsy 1 condition because of the weapon's ...
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