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Silver Crusade

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Frankly, i'ld allow it in certain circumstances. As for Weapon Focus, you never take Weapon Focus, you take Weapon Focus (longsword) or (battleax). If you don't have that particular selection, you can flex.

Silver Crusade

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Alphonse would probably be a Battle Oracle, with a few levels in a martial class rather than continued Oracle.

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No, they aren't divided by class. There are two sets of two divisions: spontaneo us vs prepared, and arcane vs divine.

Silver Crusade

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So, in your games, SPONTANEOUS divine casters have to prepare, because there weren't any rules about them at first? Despite it being perfectly obvious that they behave exactly like sorcerers, except for the different style of casting?

Silver Crusade

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Divine casters don't need to rest, they get their spell slots back at a certain time of day.

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Xenia doesn't seem to be a demon at all, more a grappling speced brawler/slayer.

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You do realize they can still take the HP or Skill Point, so there are no real "traps" when it comes to a racial FCB?

Silver Crusade

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Perhaps an archetype of the sorcerer that gave them a basic kinetic blast in exchange for the bloodline?

Or check this out
http://spheresofpower.wikidot.com/kineticist-variant-multiclass

Sorry, don't know how to make a link.

Silver Crusade

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Could go Overwhelming Soul, which doesn't allow burn, but you can't boost powers as much, and makes utility talents a little more difficult to use.

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It's good teamwork, but you are burning a quarter your bombs in one turn that still gets to apply any resistances. And it's not 30d6+70, it's ((6d6+14x1.5)-R)x5, resistance would apply to each bomb, not the total, and at 12th level, it's very possible for resistance to do away with most or all of the bomb damage.

Silver Crusade

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Not really, alchemists run out of bombs. Warlocks don't. I'm going to suggest kineticist again, with the feat for choosing certain spells as wild talents.

Edit: the feat is Kinetic Invocation, from Psychic Anthology

Silver Crusade

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Just reflavor the Burn mechanic. Instead of damage from pushing yourself too much, it becomes damage inflicted by your patron for access to more powers, casting from life.

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I think instead for Asmodeus, gain a once per day Divine Favor when upholding a bargain, make the summoning Lamashtu's book, but summon 2 hell hounds that resemble jackals.

Desna might grant butterfly wings that work as the fly spell for 1d10 rounds a day, symbolizing both luck and travel. Iomedae could grant a spiritual weapon, or a "righteous wrath" identical to a range spell.

Maybe make the divine favor of Asmodeus affect both the blessed and his enemy? If the enemy uses a bane, or some other ability that specifically targets the player, he's making an agreement to kill them, so bargains must be upheld.

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He didn't have pdfs, he had the rule printups from Hero Lab, which is handy, but not always accurate.

Silver Crusade

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LoTR and GoT are both obviously low level worlds with a heavy bias towards martials, which can be fun. I remember reading an article that pegged Aragorn as a level 1 fighter/3 ranger/1 paladin.

Likewise, most of GoT would probably be between level 3-5, with Ser Barristen Selmy and other similar warriors at 7th level at max.

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@TheMetricSystem, technically, that was the right call by the GM. The Pathfinder Society Guide specifically says you have to have a physical copy of the Additional Resource, a name-watermarked Paizo PDF of it, or a printout of the relevant pages. It's generally handwaved as to where if anyone at the table has it, it's good, but that's gm leniency.

Silver Crusade

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Animated objects. And it can be a form of symbiosis, the mimic takes the form of a mound of gold, attracting the heroes, cloakers that appeared to be carpet or tapestries attack,I'm guessing cloakers rely more on blood than meat, so they drain the blood, and the mimic eats the flesh.

Silver Crusade

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Yeah, it's a factor of aiming the spell, not an intrinsic change to the spell.

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Yes. Every creature can make unarmed strikes.

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If you go high enough in kineticist, they gain a Force Choke ability. I think Jedi Guardians are more kineticist, while Consulars are Sorcerers.

Silver Crusade

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Then the NPC generator is wrong. It's not one of the allowed prohibited schools in pathfinder. The rules specifically say choose one of the EIGHT schools of magic as a prohibited school, and that wizards who do not specialize recieve the universalist school, showing it isn't one of the standard 8

Silver Crusade

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I've done quite a few, I figured Gaara from Naruto would be a geokineticist of either 9th or 10th level, Terra from Final Fantasy 6 was an Ifrit with Pass for Human Fighter, before multclassing into Sorcerer, then Eldritch Knight, possibly later retraining Fighter to Bloodrager to better mimic her Trance ability. Celes would either be a Sorcerer/Fighter multicast, or I could see her going as an Arcane Duelist for a few levels. Edward Elric would be a Battle Oracle with the lame curse, probably around level 5.

I disagree a little on Vader. He didn't lose his powers when he went to the dark side, he's still capable of using all he learned as a jedi. I think he's best represented as, perhaps an 8/6 Fighter/Telekineticist with an adamantine longsword, if he takes Ascetic Style, he can use Kinetic Fist through the sword, he's got for throw, it gets the highlights pretty well.

Additionally. Broken Soul just goes way against Vadar, he couldn't cause agony just by looking at someone, and his lava bath didn't improve his Con, it drained it. He wore that armor because it was his life support system, so probably lower con, and give the armor the equivalent of a built in Belt of Constitution, probably a +4.

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Best I would say for it is to make him a wizard 4/cleric 3/ mystic theurge 10. Same end result, but much better at casting for both classes.

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I was figuring something like that. He was knocked unconscious, they stabilized him. I figure that, after waking up, he'll try and attack, figuring better die in a fight than meekly surrendering.

Silver Crusade

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Okay, I just started running the game last week. My group captured one of the Azlanti cadets, took him back to the ship, and set the colonist they rescued over him as a guard. I'm trying to decide the most likely outcome, and would like suggestions. The way I see it, either the colonist will, shortly after the pcs are gone, shoot the Azlanti for invading the colony, or the Azlanti will get the drop on the undisciplined colonist, kill him, and either escape or try and sabotage the ship. What does everyone think?

Silver Crusade

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They are healed by positive energy. It's just the consecrated nature of Holy Water that harms the outsider.

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Then yes, sleeping in a fortress is usually a suicidal move. There are exceptions, secret rooms, potent magic, etc.

Silver Crusade

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Also keep in mind you don't have to dual wield because you have a weapon in each hand. If you have a high BAB for multiple attacks, you can make the different attacks with different weapons, as long as you don't make more attacks than you normally could.

Silver Crusade

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Barricades work depending on the monsters involved. Animalistic monsters will probably be deterred. Barricade the side of the door you are on, and all they see is a closed door.

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It's a chaotic act, but not evil. Now, what the blackmail requires can push it to good or evil. In the Dresden Files, Harry Dresden has blackmailed several of his enemies, all in order to protect Chicago or some little piece of it. Is he Chaotic? Oh, very much. Is he Evil? Not at all, he's very likely Chaotic Good.

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You're assuming the dungeon is a coherent organization. It really varies from dungeon to dungeon. If it is inhabited by multiple different groups, as The Sunless Citadel, it makes some sense, especially if you made friends with one group. Even if you don't, as the groups are at odds, any violence is likely seen as the standard ongoing battles. I may have the enemies start reinforcing defensible locations, but they likely won't launch an assault unless they get proof you aren't the standard enemy. Now, if it is a tomb, enemies are more likely to stay in their general location, particularly marginally intelligent undead and golems. An army base or other, similar stronghold, especially of a Lawful Evil group, you can bet there would be sweeps going through and very likely to find you. You have to figure the general ecology of the dungeon, and the attitude of the inhabitants.

Silver Crusade

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While I am skeptical about 2nd Edition, I am willing to give it a try. I like some of what I've seen.

Silver Crusade

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It can be done with a conductive weapon, or through a certain Magus dip.

Silver Crusade

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It's actually easy. Make a Swarmmonger druid, make it a lich, use the swarmform ability, and you have a lich swarm.

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It had a good run, and there's enough material to either play or inspire homebrew for years to come.

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Line of effect is blocked, so duration runs, but nothing outside the bag is silenced. And it would be negated even if it were a simple, normal bag.

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I can understand it. Think of it as a measure that you know you did it, even if under control, you witnessed your hands do the evil act, and it produces a block. It won't ever produce an alignment change, but Evil in Pathfinder is a tangible force, a very real force that can leave a mark even on a being that unwillingly brushed it.

Think of it as it's Evil Paint, your hands brushed it, getting the Evil Paint on it, and you need the Soap of Atonement to wash it off.

Silver Crusade

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Increased damage die, and a penalty to attack. As a possible example, a greatclub weighs just under 3 times a regular club, and deals damage as two size categories larger.

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Just keep in mind that even the same class can have very different play style. In PFS, I played three different kineticists. One was a dwarven geokineticist, ranged strike, the next was a telekineticist I modeled on Gambit of the X-Men, and the third is a halfling hydrokineticist who, so far, has had a go-to strategy of kinetic blade for a dwarven boulder helmet, and headbutting the enemy.

Silver Crusade

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Well, considering that the creatures I'm planning this for are essentially demigods (mythic titans, to be actual gods, in the vein of the Greek or Norse deities), them being stronger than an actual character is fine.

Silver Crusade

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I was thinking about this, and wondered if there was any reason it wouldn't work, as an alternative to the class templates.

Silver Crusade

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Doppelgangers for gullibility.

Repression and lack of self, something that steals the self, ie a creature with charisma drain/damage.

Stalling, either a creature with tons of hp and dr/hardness or intricate defenses
Easy route would be an Invulnerable mythic template on a stone or iron animated object. More work, I would suggest a snake style monk/swashbuckler, go for parry and riposte and the ability to replace AC with a sense motive check.

Silver Crusade

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Awakened Iron Golem?

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Speaking of action economy, change it.Combat Reflexes is rather pointless for an Erinyes, so switch it out for quickened spell like ability,either fear or unholy blight. In either case, you can now make full attacks and use a spell, and don't forget you have a summoning ability, and I doubt a devil would have the same issues on using it as demons do.

Silver Crusade

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Minor Image of a tree in the road, with the erinyes' rope under the illusion, set to entangle when someone gets close. At 260 feet up, perception penalties against it take a -26 penalty, assuming the party isn't sneaking, or all small size, it should automatically spot the party, allowing it to swoop down and cast Unholy Blight as a lead off, then switch to arrows.

Silver Crusade

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I don't think there is, it would be incredibly overpowered compared to the typical familiars.

Silver Crusade

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It depends on material of the wall. Wooden walls would likely be burnt to a crisp by a fire breath, stone will be eaten away by acid, etc, though a stone wall isn't likely to be destroyed easily.

Silver Crusade

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Throw it into the 9 Hells, make it Asmodeus' problem.

Silver Crusade

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Because the ones with a humanoid form are the closest to humanity. Either a previous sourcebook, or something from 3.5 edition, had a feat to gain the ability to take humanoid form.

As for the generic appearance, that just means you can't turn into a bigger version, one with higher strength, or DeX, or con. You should be able to customize your appearance, so long as a human could look like that.

Silver Crusade

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More Inevitable jurisdiction. You're trying to cheat death, so a Marut is the likely agent. A psychopomp is more likely to only be involved in matters of souls, particularly wandering souls.

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