« Last post by YuweaCurtis on Yesterday at 08:20:25 PM »
Emperor / Empress done.
Also taking away reach from the spiked chain.They should have just taken away the spiked chain. Plenty of actual weapons to use in the same role, like the kusari-gama. Also, the Starknife is twice the munchkin the spiked chain ever was, and nearly as silly. Author's Pet, the other side of the grudge.
I genuinely suspect it feels like someone in PF wrote this vow as some kind of revenge for 3.5's Vow of Poverty feat, which they apparently had some kind of grudge against.Feels like there are lots of those grudges in Pathfinder. Like the deliberate blocking of sneak attack damage with splash weapons. Making Flurry of Blows into Two Weapon Fighting. Power Attack losing granularity. Untyped bonuses derived from ability scores somehow being a type. "Stop playing WRONG!"