Eldebryn
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With the lifespan of elves, would you ever encounter a low-level elf?
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Let me start by saying that this is a well-known potential "fallacy" in the settings/rule interaction Human Level 1 Fighter: "Let me get this straight. You're a hundred and twenty." Elf Level 1 ...

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What happens to objects, changed while transmuted using Minor Alchemy, after they revert?
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22 votes

They remain as they physically are after reverting, as logic and rule interpretation dictate. The feature's last sentence specifies that when it ends "the material reverts to its original substance"...

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Does a spellcaster know when concentration ends?
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Yes... It would make absolutely sense for a caster to be aware when they lose concentration on a spell of their own. "This guard hit me pretty hard, I can sense that Invisibility I gave to Tim in ...

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How important is charisma for a 3.X bard?
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14 votes

You are probably forgetting the spell DC formula Spell DC=10+Spell level+Casting ability modifier Meaning that even though you will be able to cast your spells with low Charisma, they will be far ...

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What variant rules can promote a less kick-in-the-door mindset?
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Here's what I think: If you expect to diminish kick-in-the-door - kill-first-ask-questions-later mindsets by presenting beneficial tactical options alone, it's not gonna work. If the players put ...

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How do I help my players get more engaged in the story?
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Tease them. Make sure they want to hear the rest of the story, they want to see the plot progressing and the combat is but a mean to that end. More specifically, there is one thing I have always ...

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Can I use "Target: One Ally" powers on myself?
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Also, I am pretty sure there are powers with a "Target: You or one ally" entry. Your assumption would make them redundant, now wouldn't it?

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Does there exist a complete list of D&D 3.X Wizards of the Coast Web site articles?
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There is a post at minmaxboards that is a "Guide to Free D&D" so it contains everything posted online by WotC, the SRD and much more in a very organized form. I cannot know if it is 100% complete ...

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How can I redeem the unjust?
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There are no RAW ways to change a creature's alignment in 5E as it has become a more "rules-light" element since older editions. There are however plenty of [Good] spells in 3.5's Book of Exalted ...

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How to track character resources (spells, ammo, items)
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There is no universally "great" way of tracking resources of any kind. You have to take into account various parameters such as: The number of variables you wish to track (spells can be dozens while ...

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What happens when a creature falls on another creature?
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Note: Remember that 4e has a set of rather simplified, abstract rules to cover only situations that come up often. For such rare occurences the GM needs to improvise and make up something new based on ...

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What do I get the druid that has everything?
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You can give the druid a body-suit type of belt (that essentially passes over his back, waist etc around his torso) that links his worn gear. Think of leather red strips linked with metal rings. ...

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Is it possible to play with just 1 player book in a group?
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I am pretty sure you can easily play with just one copy of the books. In a group with experienced players and DM you can even play without referring to books at all if there are notes regarding the ...

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How to find out if someone is a spellcaster?
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It seems like people here have already mentioned some interesting RP-oriented and flavorful answers. However, in case you seek an actual in-game way of finding out whether someone is a caster... Well ...

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Can I Rope Check After Tripping?
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I'd rule that as a no, not directly. Even though a character/monster may be prone, that doesn't mean he can't defend himself. Prone creatures may even attack in melee (with some difficulty) or cast ...

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How to objectively set a mid-point between HOP and HAP?
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First of all you need to realize that there isn't much "objective" to work with... Νοτ when it comes to Mage's classification of magick as coincidental or vulgar, at least. In almost all editions of ...

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Can wizard's staff of defense class feature stack with Wizard Utility 2 Shield on the same triggering effect?
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As Pat mentioned above, you are unable to use both at the same turn due to the action economy. EDITED: I withdrew my argument regarding the utilization of action points. You cannot substitute a ...

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How does the Prime Sphere affect gaining and storing Quintessence in M20?
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Previous answers did not satisfy me so I tried to look into the matter more thoroughly, asking a few friends who are in the know and trying to cite sources that clarify things as much as possible. Of ...

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What ways exist to re-introduce vancian magic to 4E D&D?
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I just made the following guidelines, I have played 4e for some time and now I am playing 3.5 . I hope the following offers wizards the feel you want them to have from 3.5 . I tried to maintain a ...

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Warrior with two long swords. Penalties?
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Directly from PHB: main_hand - off_hand (attack bonus penalties). Normal penalties –6 –10 Off-hand weapon is light –4 –8 Two-Weapon Fighting feat –4 –4 Off-hand weapon is light and –2 –2 ...

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