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Insane spell DCs on Schemas/Scrolls
« on: October 15, 2015, 09:33:22 PM »
Enhance Item (Schema:
"When you create an item with this feat, adjust the DC for saving throws required by the magic item, if any, by your key ability modifier."

Dragon 317's Truename feat:
"A spell completion item functions as though the spell was cast by the truename-using spellcaster (at their current caster level, adding the user's appropriate ability modifier to the DC and other applicable bonuses, such as the bonus from the Spell Focus feat) without increasing the item's caster level for the purposes of creation or another's use."

So...who wants double their casting mod to spell DCs?

Argument for: Enhance modifies the crafting process, setting a new DC for anyone who uses it. Truename ADDS to it when YOU use the item.
Argument against: Truename treats you as the caster, possibly overriding anything the Enhanced item had going for it.
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Re: Insane spell DCs on Schemas/Scrolls
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2015, 09:45:12 AM »
Looks like a pretty standard order of operations to me.  Also seems like several Save or Sucks can be made REALLY nasty (which I like the sounds of).

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Re: Insane spell DCs on Schemas/Scrolls
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2015, 05:37:44 PM »
Your CL, so you can effectively craft a single Schema of any hour/level buff in the game for awesome buff timers.

Your DC, so spells that generate save or suck effects for their entire duration (fear aura spells for example) are amazing.

Only you, so the rogue won't be stealing your items and replacing you.

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« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2015, 10:24:53 AM »
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Rule's text > explanation.

So how does Dragon's Truename-Using Spellcaster cast Spells?
« Last Edit: October 25, 2015, 10:38:04 AM by SorO_Lost »
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