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If you make an attack of opportunity, can you take an immediate action in the same round? It would make sense because immediate actions were invented after the PH (and therefore AoOs), but is this RAW?...

An adventurer or villain has reached Middle Age or higher and then somehow becomes immortal (be it by way of Lichdom, Vampirism, becoming a deity, or some other twist of fate). What happens to the ...

This question is complicated and is asking about manipulating the rules as written (RAW). RAW states that using a weapon that is not of your size category incurs a cumulative −2 attack penalty ...

I'm guiding a player with making a personal magic staff and would like feedback on how to properly price the item, as there are several methods that it could be done. Note, this is for 3.5e, not ...

The D&D 3.5 rules for the Listen skill indicate that checks while the listener is distracted raises the DC by +5. If the listener is participating in an encounter while trying to pinoint an ...

In a campaign focused on wilderness treks, should PCs be awarded (either on-screen or off-screen but always for free) mounts appropriate to the PCs' levels? Or am I misreading the Dungeon Master's ...

While riding an intelligent mount, while your character undertakes his normal actions (such as draw a weapon, attack, etc), what happens if the mount uses its move action to move and then uses its ...

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 ...

The Player's Handbook on the skill Ride says, "If you attempt to ride a creature that is ill suited as a mount (such as most bipedal creatures), you take a –5 penalty on your Ride checks" (80). Is ...

There are a bunch of rules I seem to remember about ability score maximums, but I can't remember where they come from or if they're actually the rules as written: I believe there is a RAW that you ...

Assuming that we make a house rule that contradicts Greysage’s answer for Is an attack of opportunity an immediate action?, would combat reflexes be able to grant additional immediate actions rather ...

Can a character with levels in Mind Mage and Spell-to-Power Erudite learn their own spells (i.e. Shapechange) as powers at a below normal spell level (i.e. 1st level) with the Mind Mage's Focus of ...

If you suffer a negative level, can you select a different combination of classes when leveling up again? For example, Bob is fighter 5 when he is attacked by a shadow dragon and loses 3 levels. When ...

The necklace of natural weapons (Savage Species 58) allows the wearer to have one or more of his natural weapons gain magical enhancement bonuses on attack and damage rolls and allows the wearer to ...

I'm trying to remember the name of a feat that allows you to convert power points to spell slots and vice versa

The 25-year-old human prince of a 50-year-old small nation (total population maybe 100,000 spread out in a rather large valley among settlements no larger than 5,000 creatures each) is looking to ...

This question came up in my last session. The group is all pretty new to D&D, and as such we're not very clear on how the rules all work. I don't recall exactly why, but I (a Level 2 Gnome ...

Can I level quickly by exploiting acquired templates? Inspired by Quadratic Wizard's question. This requires a friendly lycanthrope, a cleric, and a bucket of water: Be a normal character with a ...

Big Ooze threatens all. Warlock is unconscious. Warblade is standing tall. Warblade took his turn already. Paladin heals Warlock. Can Warblade take a free/immediate action to “lower defenses” to ...

The “Revised (v3.5) System Reference Document” page on wizards.com still exists, but all of its links, described as RTF (rich text file) downloads of a given size, all result in 404 page-not-found ...

At my table there's this guy who always plays wizard/mage in every game we try and is always searching for ways to break the system / find loopholes. In our most recent campaign in Pathfinder, he ...

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.

In D&D 3.5, a character with multiple classes suffers an XP penalty if two of their classes are more than one level apart, but favored class is ignored for that purpose. (Player's Handbook, p.60). ...

Suppose an archmage has an apprentice, a level 1 wizard who he wants to train quickly. He attempts the following: He goes adventuring with the apprentice. The archmage fights moderately powerful ...

A creature casts a spell that creates a magical effect that's a weapon.1 Can such a weapon be the target of a spell that targets a weapon?2 That is, is the magically created weapon effect ...

Can a pyrokineticist's fire lash be made magical so that, for example, it's a +1 shock fire lash? If so, can a pyrokineticist have multiple fire lashes, each of them different? (For example, can a ...

Relating to Can you enchant a fire lash?: Can you have multiple fire lashes, each enchanted differently (for example, +1 shock and +2 keen, choosing each time you summon a fire lash which type you ...

I want to play a half-orc monk who specializes in combining unarmed strikes with natural attacks. By monk, I mean I'd at least like the character to be enough of a monk so that he benefits from the ...

One of my players loves building characters that are, for lack of a better term, broken. I don't mean he min/maxes them, I mean he builds characters that are way more powerful than they should be ...

Magic missile is a force type and other force types spells typically involve some kind of physical manifestation. See: Blade Barrier → force weapons Clenched Fist → big, punching hand Crushing ...

In the Player's Handbook 2 it says: The divine spellcaster is the element most commonly missing from a party. Many players prefer to go for the spotlight with a fighter or wizard... This seems ...

On EPH page 62 (the sidebar), it says that 1 xp is equal to 5 gp. Could you theoretically trade 1 xp for 5 gp during character creation? For example, Bob starts at level 2. Could he instead start at ...

In 3.5 edition, when a bag of holding is ruptured, RAW states that the contents are lost forever. Definitely harsh, but is it really absolute? Could a Wish spell still retrieve the lost items? Or ...

I'm a young DM and the course of events will most likely lead my players to an underground region (unexplored caves in which they ran to escape a prison). At first my thought was to lead them in the ...

Our character is carrying a bag of holding. He is being grappled by a black pudding. The black pudding has done enough damage to the bag of holding. What happens to the bag and its contents?

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 ...

The 2nd-level Sor/Wiz spell levitate [trans] (Player's Handbook 248), in part, says Levitate allows you to move yourself, another creature, or an object up and down as you wish. A creature must be ...

I heard there was one that was distributed via email, but I can't find a reference to it anywhere on the interwebs. Does it exist, and, if it does, what does it cover?

Brimstone blast (Complete Arcane p.132) is intended to be a non-stacking damage effect as opposed to vitriolic blast which just adds more damage every round. However, the wording used to accomplish ...

Our warlock is grappled by a black pudding. There is a second black pudding standing in an adjacent square, currently not involved in the grapple. If the warlock activates his Eldritch Blast (Sp) ...

I already know that if you take multiple "acts" while in a threatened square, you provoke multiple attacks of opportunity (for example, if you drink a potion and then move out of a threatened square) ...

One Tumble skill use requires a check (DC 25) to do this: Tumble at one-half speed through an area occupied by an enemy (over, under, or around the opponent) as part of normal movement, provoking ...

In our 3.P game, our DM is allowing us use of WotC's Ghostwalk hardcover book (3.0) and its 3.5 Conversion Web Enhancement document. Our DM's campaign will feature a significant number of incorporeal ...

I'm a master doing a Warcraft game for D&D 3.5 and I have 4 players in it. The thing is, none of them want to be a mage/sorcerer/etc. and I want to show them how OP it can be. What will be my ...

So, I was looking for a way to close up my Cerebremancer (Wizard/Psion) build with emphasis on Psionic side (I like it way more) and as little Manifester Level loss as possible, and... There's not a ...

Hey guys I'm playing a human tinker in the World of Warcraft D&D setting. I was going to have the character specialize in non lethal damage, I was wondering what kind of technological device I ...

What is the interaction between a vampire with the Endure Sunlight feat (Libris Mortis) and the sunburst (and sunbeam, etc.) spell? Does Endure Sunlight provide any defence against the potential ...

A Pathfinder vampire that's exposed to "direct sunlight" is on the first round staggered and on the second consecutive round destroyed utterly. A 3.5 vampire that's exposed to "direct sunlight" is ...

The DnD 3.5e Kensai PrC contains this clause: Multiclass Note: A samurai, paladin, or monk who becomes a kensai may continue advancing in his original class. Does this mean that they continue ...

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. ...

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