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I'm pretty sure i know what you mean but it seems that you forget one point about my OP. The half giant is considered one size larger for the purpose of weilding weapon.Then he is considered a large creature and therefore i don't see why he could not use a large greatsword the same way humans are weilding medium greatswords.
My problem about him (a large creature)is using a 2 handed huge weapon!
Sounds to me he can't right?
The half-giant's powerfull built (psionique unleashed p.14)says that he is able to weild weapon for creatures one size larger then himself without any penalty. great!
For now he use call weaponry power to summon large greatsword!
Pushing the envelope even farther the half-giant player in my campaign is trying to build a huge greatsword. I'm not even sure he could use it!
Could anyone shed light on this?
Is there a table or chart somewhere where I could find the damage for unusual object used with improvised weapon?
More precisely damage with a folding chair and a "bear mug" or tankard.
I thought maybe 1D6 for the folding chair since it weight 10 pounds and maybe 1D2 for a bear mug?
P.S. yes one of my player built a character based on using improvised weapon!
I thought about allowing player in my campaign to customise their character to suit their needs.
First idea that came to my mind was to allow a rogue to forgo one dice of sneak attack in exchange of an extra rogue talent.
Let say the rogue wants to concentrate on a spy or trapper path and he does'nt care about sneak attack.
What you guys think?
Also keep in mind that if the PCs defeat and loot an NPC with PC wealth, they're going to get a lot of gear, so if most of the foes are NPCs giving all of them PC wealth will make your PCs absurdly rich very quickly.
I totally agree on this one! I will keep such NPC for pivotal/central enemy like a nemesis or something.
What is the real impact ( if there's one at all) in the game if i build my NPCs the same as i would a PC?
I see only two main diffrences so far:
#2 heroic NPC have the equivalent of 15 points to built with. It means that if the DM is using the standard phantasy purchase system there is no difference at all for that mather.
In the end there is no difference between a heroic NPC assassin's death attack or one built as PC if they both have the same intel and level!
So again before i go all out with PC-built NPCs in my campaign is their any issue i'm missing?
Spellstrike allow a magus to make a free weapon attack to deliver a touch spell effectively combining weapon damage + spell effect.
Chill touch says "...You can use this melee touch attack up to
Does it means that a level 2 magus, using a longsword for exemple, could use a full attack action to swing at ennemy #1 with his longsword + chill touch effect and then again swining at ennemy #2 with longsword + chill touch effect?
sounds like a pretty awsome combo for a level 1 spell use, i must be mistaken.
It doesn't sound like anyone else is experiencing the permutation my table-top game often has; people side-talking and ignoring the game until their turn. And only after saying "hey, yeh, the star trek movie was great, but it's your turn," about five times, do these particular players wake up and start considering what they'll do for their action.
Kick these morons out of your game... there is always some nice people waiting for a chance to get in touch with a gaming group!
I did kick 2 peoples out of my game over the years actualy, people that i knew for long on top of that!
Trust me, put on these stell cap boots and make some room for interested and respectful player!
The principle behind tactical tourn based combat is exactly having all the time you need to plan a tactic. That's the whole purpose behind turns.
Yes.... BUT.... the tactical turn last 6 seconds!Unless your character possess a godlike genius or some sort of magic item/spell there is no way he could analyse and come up with the best possible action in every situation, therefore the need for a time limit.
In my game it's 15 seconds per player and over time we all see the difference and everyone is happy with it.
Of course the old timer in me miss the good old days in Greyhawk and Forgotten realms but that being said Eberron is by far THE BEST SETTING for D&D/ Pathfinder period, second only to Ravenloft!
The warforged, the dragonmark, elemental bound object/ vehicle, the concept of the planes "orbiting" instead of just sitting there, i could go on and on about Eberron but thats not the point of the OP.
If i would ever consider starting an AP in Eberron it would be Carrion Crown right in Karnnath, that realm "beg" for it!
Minimal changes and very few fine tuining in my opinion!
Eberron is a SOLID setting and Carrion Crown is by far one of the best AP, you can't go wrong with these!
To begin with i did not go through all the posts but is Paizo aware of all the typos in the npc codex?
I looked for some npc codex errata but found nothing
Most of those i came across are related to gear where the melee weapon does not match the description in the gear section.
For exmple Master of undead on p.56: in its melee profile it says +3 Scythe BUT in its gear section it is a +1 only?
Am i missing something?
other exemples i found are:
and the list goes on and on!
I'm about to launch the Carrion Crown AP and i was wondering how the players can go on their personnal business while being a pivotal part of an AP.
I mean how do you allow the rogue enough time to "get in touch" with some less than noble caracter in order to found his own crime guild?
I'm asking this meanly because and adventure path like CC is pretty much a race against time!
The only solution i see would be to modify the course of the AP reacting only to whatever the players are doin.
What you guys are doin in your AP in order to leave enough room for the pc to go on their personnal business?
I am building a vampire monk villain but before i just want to make sure my understanding of energy drain is correct.
If i'm right the drain happens automatically on a hit with no save? If so the listed SAVE DC is given only if 24 hours* have passed in order to know if the negative level go away or become permanant.
*of course magic could get rid of it sooner i know.
Bottom line is no save on the hit, once per turn only no matter how many attack the monk have.
Am i correct?
Simply put, i'm working on a one week-end event for very old friends who have'nt played for years, some since last days of D&D 2nd. ed!
Since most of them are rusted i (the DM) have already built their caracters whom they will randomly pick.
The more i go into the design process the more i realise that such a party will simply blow the adventure away!
what kind of advance would you have for me beside maxing the monster's HP?
During last weekend game i was hit right in the face by how wrong i was reading dispel magic.
From what i understand "now" the way it really work is 1D20 + my caster level (9 in this case) VS DC 11 + caster level.
So if i target a level 12 wizard all his active buff will have a DC23 unless he was targeted by someone else's buff.
Am i correct?
If that said wizard buffed himself with armor (DC23), sheild (DC23), blurr (DC23), haste (DC23) and Stoneskin (DC23).
I'm about to launch the CC adventure path soon.
While looking for more resource to had to the experience i found about the Carrion hill module. From what i read it seems it is in perfect line with the CC path but need some fine tuning!
I have some questions here:
Does the adventure path REALLY benefit from carrion hill module, i mean beside the flavor those extra XP are they really needed?
Is the amount of time needed to adjust Carrion hill to fit in (level/ challengewise) really worth it?
For those who did include it in their CC campaing what is your thought on it, what have you done wrong/right.
I admit this is the way i "instinctively" saw the problem but do you have more precise bits of rules or anything else that show that this is "consistent" like you said because i found nothing.
Ok so if i got you right once the barb got hit...A)Barb DR comes first.
B)Damage taken by the barb is then halve, in this case 2.
C)Since my cleric take 2 damage because of a spell or the "sheild other" effect in this case, his own DR does not apply.
Is DR taken into acount towards the dmg delt under the spell sheild other?
For exemple, my cleric have DR5/evil (righteous might) while "sheilding" a barbarian with a DR4/-.
let say the barb is hit for 8 damage by a typical orc. Both of us would be hit for 4 but both our DR would stop it right?
Yet again the same cituation arise but this time the orc have the "evil" subtype. The barb would get 0 but my cleric would get the full 4 damage... again am i right?
let say i have a sorcerer 5/Dragon disciple 1.
If i'm right he is a level 5 Sorcerer for spell known and spell cast per day prupose BUT he is a level 6 Sorcerer for bloodline power purpose.. right?
let say that after some adventuring he is now a level 5 Sorcerer/10 Dragon disciple, being now considered a 12th. sorc for spell casting purpose BUT 15th. for bloodline power purpose.
On my 16th. level i decide for some reason to go back and get a 6th. level of Sorcerer.
What will happend with, let say, the bloodline power previously earn?
Are we adjusting "retroactively"?
So if i follow you Grick our level 11 fighter would have 6 attack per full round, 3 with each hand?
If that's the case then i still don't get the math you came up with.
Maybe i should approach the problem from a different angle and let's take our level 11 fighter with a light off hand weapon:
Base attack bonus with 1 weapon: +11/+6/+1 with "main hand"
1 extra "off-hand" attack with 2WF (all at -2): +9/+4/-1 "main hand" + 1 "off-hand" attack at +9
1 second extra "off-hand" attack with I2WF (base off hand -5): +9/+4/-1 with "main hand" + 2 "off-hand" attack at +9/+4
Finally 1 last extra "off-hand" attack with G2WF (base off hand -10): +9/+4/-1 with "main hand" + 3 "off-hand" attack at +9/+4/-1
Am i correct?
I am confused about how two weapon fighting (2WF) style adds up with a high BaB (I.E. one that already gives you extra attack.)
So basicaly 2WF feat give you an extra attack at -2/-2 using your full BaB?
For simple exemple lets take a fighter with no bonus at all but only with his BaB fighting with two weapons. Of course off hand is light!
If i'm correct it should go like this:
Fighter level 5 with 2WF feat (BaB +5) = +3/+3
Am i correct?
P.S. I know it might be a confusing post but thats the whole point!.. i am confused ;()
I was wondering the same thing last time. James did a lot of the work on the PF Bard, and the link is his opinion on that first line.
Thanx a lot for the link, that says it all as far as i'm concern!
Case close, raging bard can't cast but can still use inspire X*
* insert courage, greatness, heroics as you see fit!
Eben TheQuiet wrote:
You might be right but there's still one point bugging me.
On page 35: bardic performance is worded like that: "A bard is trained to use the Perform skill to create magical effects....."
That is where the whole debate reside i think, in the piece of sentence "use the perform skill"
Ok, lets put that post back on track. At least more with what i had in mind first.
I'll go more in detail:
#1 Can i cast a spell while raging?
#2 Rage says that i can't use, among other things, charisma base skill so it rule out the whole "perform skills" since they are charisma skill!
#3 Even with the use of lingering performance my bardic perform would last 2 round only!
For exemple i spend x amount of time to "prime" my comrade to whats coming ahead and then...
#4 What "moment of clarity" really add to this?
i spend x amount of time to "prime" my comrade to whats coming ahead and then...
I don't want to ear about how my DM would interpret it, i just want to know what i can do with RAW! I'll see with my DM after.
The more i look into it the more i realise that despite the awsome fluff behind it, the idea of a "warchanter" is realy a bad choice.
You have the right to see it the way you want.I for myself had more in mind shouting out loud how i will bring you down you, your king, your organisation and your kingdome... that to me is far from behing hilarious and it is quite what i imagine as an inspiring view for my comrades!
Few things about a possible warchanter (half-orc barbarian/bard)!
From my understanding a bard can't maintain a performe while raging , like all the inspires, because these are charisma-base skills BUT i could cast any spell?
Even moment of clarity would be useless for that specific case right?
Am i missing something?
For almost 4 years now me and my gaming group have followed pretty much the same ritual!
We play once a month on a saturday from 1P.M. up to wayyyy late!
#1 At 12:00 we all gather at the nearby Mc donalds for some unhealthy junk food while chatting about the latest thing we crafted/looted at DDO (dungeons & dragon online), the new model we just finished at warhammer 40K and we eventually start talking about the last month game and how we intend to proceed for the upcoming one.
#2 We finally made it home (me being the DM) around 1 P.M.
#3 Around 5-5:30 P.M. we put the game to a pause and hit the local St-Hubert B.B.Q. (THE house of chicken roasting for those not living in Québec province).
#4 We get back home about an hour later and keep on playing until we can't keep our eyes open anymore!
One month later rinse and repeat!
As i'm reading the definition of wounding it says that creature immune to critical are immune to bleeding... so far fine with me.
But then what about zombie, lich, adamantine golem... these things can realy bleed? Because after all they are not immune to critical right?
Since i can't make no sens of it all, does a wounding weapon works against undead and construct even if it makes no sense?
I looked through the FAQ but found nothing as an official ruling?
Yet again does Healer's blessing affect only spells with the word cure in it's title or all spells of the conjuration (healing) type with the word cure in its description?
It could make a difference, for exemple breath of life would be affected but pillar of life would not!
As far as i understand, as a DM, i could very weel go in one way or another.
Is there anything close as an official ruling for this or it's to the DM's decision. From what i understand it seems like the community tip for the "cure in the title" approach.
Green Left Eye wrote:
Also, while I'm on the topic of Face Cards, will you be releasing sets for your back catalogue of APs, as well? Rise of the Runelords is already out, but I would love to get my hands on the sets for Curse of the Crimson Throne and Carrion Crown, specifically.
you just read my mind!Any chances for CC card face?
Since my english is not 100% perfect i might miss something here BUT... if the right way to give XP is to give each member the full value of the said CR then it means i have screwed up my party for the last 4 years!
If a group of 4 PC defeats a CR4 each get 1/4 of a CR4 value, in other words 300 xp each!
Two questions about scrolls and caster level
#1 Let say i have a level 4 wizard with 13+ intel, if i'm correct i could use a level 5 fireball scroll needing only to succed on a caster level check DC 6?
I'm clearly missing something here!
#2 Can i create scrolls with lower level then normaly possible in order sell to "rather poor" customers?
I'm doin an old Ravenloft classic for next halloween... Touch of death!
Pretty much everything is set but one few thing.
Basically they are normal zombie in all respect but with 2 unique twist.
#1 Attack from beneath:
Your verdict please
i'm playin in a group where the DM rule that whatever the roll is for 20 always succed and 1 always fail!
That's a fact for "to hit" and "save" roll but what about skill check, spell resistance (SR) roll?
Just a quick check before upcoming game this week end.
It's gonna take place in a frost giant king's stronghold, LOOOOOTS of icy surface and rooms where walls are actualy made of pure ice.
As i understand the rules about earthglide ice is not some form of natural earth/dirt and such.
Am i correct?