Draconis
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Do Booming Blade and the Spell Sniper feat stack?
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Not any more. As of Tasha's Cauldron of Everything, booming blade now has a range of Self. This means Spell Sniper won't have any effect on it (you can't double a range of Self) and War Caster won't ...

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Does this lake event in the "Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden" adventure allow a grapple as an opportunity attack?
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A character […] can use its reaction to make an opportunity attack against it or try to grapple the fish So you can either make an opportunity attack, or grapple. Two separate options. As NautArch ...

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Can a thin-blood learn a discipline with the help of a non-thin-blood vampire?
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The implication is "no". You must also choose between one to three Thin-Blood Merits and an equal number of Thin-Blood Flaws before choosing regular Advantages. So thin-blood merits aren't handled ...

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When to indulge in murder?
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So first of all, caveat: I've played and STed World of Darkness, and this is how I would run it at my table. But the books aren't clear on this point, and another ST might run this differently. So ...

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What flaws go with the Sandman predator type?
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This is not an error, no. The "standard" package for a Predator Type in V5 is: One specialty or skill dot One discipline dot X dots of merits or backgrounds X-1 dots of flaws The Sandman gains only ...

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Can a non-thin-blood vampire learn thin-blood alchemy?
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No. Alchemy requires the weak pseudo-Vitae of thinbloods to have any effect; full vampires can't use it. Mechanically, thin-blood merits aren't available to full vampires. These Merits […] only ...

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If your body was destroyed while in a homunculus via Magic Jar, would the homunculus die?
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I would say no. Even if your body is destroyed, you aren't actually dead yet. If the spell ends while you are in the magic jar, you return to your body (or die if your body is out of range or ...

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Do Kindred have an Oriental counterpart in nWoD?
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The book Night Horrors: the Wicked Dead contains many variants on core vampires, creatures who are definitely vampiric in some sense but aren't quite Kindred. One of these is the Jiang-Shi (p57). ...

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Acquiring recipes/thin-blood alchemy formulae: Favors or XP?
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The book doesn't say outright. But here are some relevant quotes: To learn a new formula requires research time, whether the Alchemist spends it poring through libraries or in meditation or on ...

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The rule basis for "aerial traceries" of a spell
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As far as I can tell: By RAW, there isn't a reason. In the Pathfinder and 3.5 SRDs: A somatic component is a measured and precise movement of the hand. Nothing more. Glowy trails look cool and ...

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Ignoring/Losing Immunities- How does this work, exactly?
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For reference, Immunity as defined in the back of the Monster Manual: The monster has immunity to the stated kind of damage or effect. For example, a monster with “immune poison” never takes poison ...

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Are the mages from Three Shades of Night statted in the Chicago book too?
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I believe so. There is a section starting on page 318 of the Chicago book giving stats for several Mage characters: Theodore Walsh/Manipra Cynthia Walsh/Saena Fred Tazwell/Kukulkan Phillip Reidl/...

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