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You do have a few options in the early game. (I will avoid discussing options at level 10 or higher) First, all Rogues have the Surprise Attack ability, which makes their foes flat-footed for the first round of combat (though you do need to beat their initiative). Assuming you have some melee combatants in your party, consider strategizing with them to ...


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A grappled foe may also be denied its Dexterity bonus to AC or flanked, but neither is automatic due to a grapple For the slayer to deal sneak attack damage, the target of the slayer's attack can't be immune to precision damage and either the slayer must flank the target or the target must have lost its Dexterity bonus to Armor Class. A creature that's ...


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"Not easily. It can work as long as they avoid being spotted, but not being spotted is the hard part: since the attacker's location is automatically given away and after that it's easy to see them, special precautions are required to prevent being seen despite the target knowing exactly where they are." PHP p. 177: In combat most creatures stay alert for ...


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