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Does Dispelling Globe counteract a spell that targets a creature inside the Globe?

RAI: Yes, it stops spells that enter into the globe @NobodyTheHobgoblin's answer is correct RAW, per my reading. However, I think RAI (and the way I run it) strongly leans towards the dispelling globe ...
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Are Eidolons Proficient in Perception?

From a strict reading of the rules, no Reviewing the rules for the Summoner, you're correct that nothing appears to grant eidolons Trained proficiency with Perception until Shared Vigilance. The ...
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Does Kineticist's "Armor in Earth" impulse retain it's +1 Dex bonus at 3rd level?

Yes Several heavy armour options like half-plate have a non-zero Dex bonus allowed to AC (and the same +5 item bonus), so there's no reason that this wouldn't work or to suspect it as unintentionally ...
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Multilevel party. Balancing encounters

You will kill the whole party Pathfinder 2e does not balance encounters the same way as Pathfinder 1e, or D&D 5e, or any other RPG I'm aware of (D&D 4 might be close, but I haven't played it ...
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What is the DC of a Long Jump?

For the sake of clarity, I'm just going to answer for the Remaster version of the rules. I'm going to parse out what I believe your questions are as well. What is the DC of a Long Jump? It's DC15. ...
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What is the DC of a Long Jump?

The jump rules are conflicting between Legacy vs Remaster. Long Jump did not originally have a default DC; the DC was set at the distance you wanted to travel. In the Remaster, they added that you don'...
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What is the DC of a Long Jump?

Resolving rules inconsistencies is the job of the GM There is no rules text clarifying the ambiguity in how Cloud Jump works, so you'll have to ask your GM to make a ruling. In doing so, they should ...
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Does Dispelling Globe counteract a spell that targets a creature inside the Globe?

It does not stop spells from targeting a creature within In case of spells like force barrage, as you say these target a creature, but the dispelling globe does not say it is counteracting targeting ...
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How can I remove the "Generalist Spellcaster" paradigm from the game?

PF2E already has created a spellcaster that does this. It is called a kineticist. They have everything you want, included a bonus to attack roll spells via items. + They have the ability to ignore/...
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How can I remove the "Generalist Spellcaster" paradigm from the game?

I think you've forgotten about teamwork Others have mentioned that positioning and tactics are a lot more important in PF2e than other games and this is true also for spellcasters. This means that ...
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Can I increase my number of trained skills if I increase my Intelligence modifier?

Yes The rules for leveling up cover this situation (Player Core, pg. 29): If an attribute boost increases your character's Intelligence modifier, they become trained in an additional skill and ...
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Does Dispelling Globe counteract a spell previously cast on a creature that moves into the globe?

They get affected by the globe You have the text right there It attempts to counteract any spell from outside the globe whose area or targets enter into it, as if the globe were a dispel magic spell ...
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Does a Weapon Siphon with Bottled Sunlight deal both Fire AND Vitality damage?

Probably not This is a tricky one, and could definitely go either way at a given table. However, I believe the by-the-book answer is that it will only deal positive damage. I only have a couple ...
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Does Taldane (Common) in Golarion have non-gendered pronouns?

Common (Taldane) appears to have gendered pronouns In the Pathfinder Society Scenario #3-12 Fury's Toll, the characters attend a party in Sedeq. They have a chance to learn about several notable ...
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How can I remove the "Generalist Spellcaster" paradigm from the game?

Flat saves are not a good fit for this system From the question itself and from the discussions that followed it my understanding is that you are struggling with these two issues: Your players want ...
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How can I remove the "Generalist Spellcaster" paradigm from the game?

There is no problem here. You have two different views here, but they don't contradict each other: Your players want to have themed spell lists such as water, fire, illusions, etc. Pathfinder's rules ...
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How can I remove the "Generalist Spellcaster" paradigm from the game?

Change how you run and play, not the rules This is a frame challenge, but it’s based on my own experience with players of varying approaches and tastes. What you’re describing isn’t a new problem - I’...
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How can I remove the "Generalist Spellcaster" paradigm from the game?

That's the fun part: you don't. You admitted that in D&D 5e casters are overpowered. PF2 offers a solution for that: make them balanced. As a spellcaster will always have more options at their ...
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How can I remove the "Generalist Spellcaster" paradigm from the game?

The game was designed with assumptions that are incompatible with the rules Pathfinder 2e was advertised as having balanced casters and martials without the extensive homebrewing or character ...
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How can I remove the "Generalist Spellcaster" paradigm from the game?

You cannot remove it without extensive redesign I always had the feeling that PF2 was targed at people who found DnD5 too simplistic. You get way more feats, positioning now matters, learning about ...
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