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There is this illusory wall in a published adventure I'm running, cast by an arcane caster with CL 20. We don't have more information about the caster (e.g. their stats) or the wall (e.g. its save DC)....

In my current campaign, I’ve managed to secure myself a fairly large kingdom, with an army of over 10,000 level 10s at my disposal. This would be incredibly useful if we weren’t in a fairly epic level ...

Truth Domain, from Races of Eberron, has Detect Thoughts (WIZ 2) in the 1st level Domain Spell slot. With Domain Wizard, "a domain wizard automatically adds each new domain spell to her list of known ...

I see a lot of forums calling for Kensai and Amulet of Mighty Fists for a monk to enchant their unarmed strikes. I feel it is unnecessary since the SRD states: A monk’s unarmed strike is treated ...

My players have asked me to come up with a Damage Per Round cap for each level. They want me to help them set up a DPR by level limit so they can do optimal damage, but not be overpowered. In this ...

In 3.5, the spell Dimensional Anchor could be used to prevent an enemy from escaping combat via teleportation. This would be helpful for our party as some of our enemies have opted to escape us ...

With the release of the Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron came the double-bladed scimitar. From players of 3.5, I've heard there were more double-bladed weapons such as axes and swords, along with dire ...

Are there any official rules for what happens when a character goes without sleeping for a day or more?

Do you roll a caster level check for spell resistance once per spell, and then apply it to each creature separately, or do you roll a separate caster level check for each affected creature? The ...

Freedom of Movement States: This spell enables you or a creature you touch to move and attack normally for the duration of the spell, even under the influence of magic that usually impedes ...

I searched the player's handbook a while ago for the sleep deprivation rules but I don't remember finding anything, even though I recall having been told about such rules. Apart from asking if any ...

I want to make a character that doesn't sleep at all or sleeps very little and stays alert when not sleeping. I'm making this character as an NPC and I'm the DM, so I can basically do anything, but I ...

I have a swift and deadly hunter variant druid, who gains “Bonus to Armor Class when unarmored (as monk, including Wisdom bonus to AC).” He rides his animal companion as a mount. I was wondering if ...

A while back I remember coming across a weapon from a 3rd party publishing RPG group for D&D that listed a weapon called either a Chain-blade or a Whip-blade, I don't really remember off hand. The ...

I'm specifically looking for the resource/book/reference that I found basically the following: It was an entry, showing how those with Animal Companions could have their companion undergo a Ritual at ...

The benefit of the style feat Wind and Fire says If you hit the same creature with both of your cutting wheels in the same round, you tear open the wound and cause bleeding. The bleeding creature ...

This question has already been asked for 5th edition, but 3.5 remains my first love and I can't find the answer for there either. So you have multiple bonuses to, say, your ship's sailing speed. Some ...

One PC is a darfellan from Stormwrack that's taken levels in the class dread necromancer from Heroes of Horror. A darfellan has a natural bite attack that can be used as a secondary natural weapon ...

The Weretouched Master is supposed to be designed for shifters of any bloodline right? So why are Bear, Boar, Rat, Tiger, Wolf and Wolverine the only bloodlines with listed info.? Shifters are ...

I am trying to figure out how the “wight” works for the grim revenge spell. The spell states: The hand of the subject tears itself away from one of his arms, leaving a bloody stump. This trauma ...

A fellow DM brought an interesting question to my attention. WE were looking at the wizard class and were wondering if technically the wizard can add spells from other arcane classes to his spellbook ...

I'm currently playing a D&D 3.5 campaign, and I'm playing a gnoll that is Large sized. (Gnolls are normally Medium.) A long time ago, I was told that a Player Character could be one size larger ...

When subjected to the Enlarge Person spell, a creature takes a +2 to strength, a -2 to dex, and a -1 to ac and attack due to its size. However, page 290 of the monster manual has a table that shows ...

The spellblade weapon property from Player's Guide to Faerûn makes you immune to a single targeted spell. This part of the description When the wielder is next subjected to the chosen spell, the ...

Let’s assume I'm playing a Shadow Dancer, epic level 70 or so. If I summon my shadow, can I polymorph it? If so, what are the limitations: can I polymorph it to be me and have a "doppelganger" of ...

I am searching for a feat or magic item that grants me the ability to turn undead, just like a cleric or higher-level paladin can. Finding a feat would be preferable but I'm open to other options. ...

In D&D 3.5, does taking levels in a prestige class cause the XP penalty like multiclassing does? Please provide the source of the answer so I can show it to my players.

A 9th level Swiftblade gains the Perpetual Options class feature: Perpetual Options (Ex): At 9th level, you can perform even more actions with the haste spell. Instead of making one extra attack at ...

The Sun Domain grants a Cleric that chooses it the following power: Granted Power: Once per day, you can perform a greater turning against undead in place of a regular turning. The greater turning ...

The Epic Spell Seed: Fortify has a base DC of 17 and has the following use among other uses: Spells using the fortify seed grant a +1 enhancement bonus to whichever one of the following the caster ...

SRD says about two weapons and grappling: You can’t attack with two weapons while grappling, even if both are light weapons. With regards to this I have a few questions: Are you allowed to hold ...

Sudden Leap You can make a Jump check as a swift action and move the distance determined by your check result. You provoke attacks of opportunity with this movement, and you must move in a ...

Can a deity use the Life And Death ability even if it is not in his Salient Divine Abilities list and his portfolio does not have the relevant Suggested Portfolio elements, like in this particular ...

I'm currently building a multiclass Healer/Paladin in D&D 3.5. My Armor Class is suffering because healers are forbidden from using shields and medium/heavy armors (they "suppress [my] healing ...

The spell description mentions "your personal mark": This spell allows you to inscribe your personal rune or mark, which can consist of no more than six characters. Does "your personal mark" ...

The player is making a Death Attack with a poisoned (injury) blade and wants the poison save to happen before the save from the Death Attack ability. As far as I can tell, these effects are ...

In the text for Aura of Despair, it doesn't mention the immunity to fear effects, and states that it acts as Aura of Courage, except that it's a debuff to enemies' saves instead of a buff to your ...

I could've sworn that there's a feat that allows a spell's caster to heal hp damage whenever the caster deals damage with a spell. For example, a caster casts magic missile at a foe and the caster ...

Stability weights (Underdark 66) (160 gp; 30 lbs.), in addition to other effects, lower an armor's maximum Dexterity bonus by an additional −1, making it so, for example, if installed on half-plate (...

The 1st-level psychic warrior power bite of the wolf [psychometabolism] (Expanded Psionics Handbook 80), in part, says If you are not a Medium creature, your bite attack’s base damage varies as ...

As a GM I have a rule where I write a players background for the player in a way that will affect them badly if they say the are amnesiacs in order to get out of writing a backstory. I tend to require ...

Are there any rules regarding combat on a spiral staircase? In real life, castle-towers had spiral staircases designed to give a definitive advantage to the defending party, always spiraling in such a ...

The Titan entry in the Monster Manual or SRD mentions that Titans use a "great two-handed warhammer" which is a gargantuan weapon that does 4d6 damage. Are there actual official 'rest of the stats' ...

Playing a rogue/wizard one of my important tasks is to improve my opportunities for sneak attack. While undead, constructs, plants and oozes are normally immune to being sneak attacked there are ways ...

I have some players who would be interested in managing their own city. Is there any literature out there which covers the ins and outs of PCs governing a populace? Some example scenarios: The PCs ...

Killing Elementals

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So, you've got, let's say, an air elemental you want to kill, and it's basically made of air. How do you kill it? Simply by hitting it with any weapon seems a little bit illogical to me - it's air and ...

The feat "Collegiate Wizard" can only be taken at first level. Its benefits are: You begin play with knowledge of six 1st-level spells plus 1 per point of Intelligence modifier. Each time you gain ...

I'm a new D&D player (playing for a month exactly) and we're starting a new campaign at lvl 3. I undestand the basics of a wizard since I played a blaster Wiz on my first campaign, but I'm ...

I'm looking for a way for my Rogue-like character to maximize or at best have the ability to auto-confirm at least one Reflex save per day. He's level 15 at the moment (it's a multiclass character) ...

I am playing level 2 artificer and looking to create some Arbalester constructs. I am looking for a way to give them the ability to fly, and I'd like to be able to give them flying by level 4 at the ...

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