Shield cantrip vs. acid flask


Advice


How does the shield cantrip work against someone throwing an acid bomb. The bomb only does persistent damage, so I wouldn't think the shield's hardness would have any effect ?


I mean the bomb also does 1 splash damage I believe (or mroe depending on bomb level)
Which I assume is what it goes with


So is there any way the 'shield' could stop an acid flask from hitting you?


Uh. I think only the shield raise thingy to add +1,2 (and whatever tower shield gives I forget) to make it not hit you..
but the actual blocking damage effect won't help with the persistent portion that you get hit with.

----
I think Tower Shield's cover effect would possibly help but I don't know tower shield stuff enough off hand nor the cover rules of fhand. Would have to re-look those up


The shield can block the direct damage part (1) and the splash damage part (1-3, or Int(+1-3) for alchemist). But not the persistent part of it.

Community / Forums / Pathfinder / Pathfinder Second Edition / Advice / Shield cantrip vs. acid flask All Messageboards

Want to post a reply? Sign in.