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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2015, 04:46:28 PM »
An oldie but goodie - Mounted Fury is hilarious, since your mount gets all of the benefits and drawbacks you get from Rage.

All of them.

A fun combo is Strength of the Charger + Mounted Fury = you essentially apply your Con bonus from Rage to your Fortitude saves twice.

So I have this on my docket.
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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2015, 04:53:08 PM »
Nice first post!

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« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2015, 05:36:28 PM »
Heeeyyyyy that pic ain't D&D now is it ?!


Fun Find at the end of wotc, Zardnaar was a regular there
all the way back to a month after the forums originally opened.

He has reported (or opined idk) that :  3.0e sold 2x what 3.5e sold
... and that this wasn't known until late '14.  I'm not handy enough
with industry sales data or reporting to verify, but this seems legit.
Can anyone verify this?
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« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2015, 06:00:22 PM »
Heeeyyyyy that pic ain't D&D now is it ?!

That's obviously an Valenar Elf Eternal Blade with an abberant dragonmark shaped like a triangle.

As for my fun find...Dungeon 145 has a table for things you can find while picking pockets. Combine with luck manipulation of some sort to get some really weird and useful:

- The Private Journal of a well-known countess. It's explicitly incriminating too.
- A doll with a note sticking out. It details the imprisonment of a small child, and has a map on the back.
- A star chart that doesn't match normal cosmology, with DECIPHERABLE COORDINATES.
- Some gloves made from polar bear fur that have spring loaded claws.
- A white dragon scale with the TRUENAME OF A MINOR DEMON on it.
- A lady's hankerchief soaked in fresh, warm blood.
- A relic of a merfolk god.
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« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2015, 08:19:43 PM »
i found this handy page

http://www.minmaxboards.com/index.php?topic=16695.0

seems legit   :D
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« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2015, 09:08:39 PM »
i found this handy page

http://www.minmaxboards.com/index.php?topic=16695.0

seems legit   :D

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« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2015, 02:57:14 PM »
Nice first post!
ty.

Heeeyyyyy that pic ain't D&D now is it ?!
It looks like a half-elf opening a kobold's chest in a 10x10 room to me.   :whistle

Sales data is always hard to obtain, companies never really like to quote the exact numbers in favor of spinning a sales pitch. You can check Amazon's best seller list for an inaccurate figure since most of 3rd/3.5 and such were sold out of stores.

And speaking of LoZ, if you check the fantasy gaming list the Hyrule Historia out sold D&D 3rd, 3.5, 4th, and Pathfinder.  :P
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« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2015, 03:40:52 PM »
Been away from the 3.x Fun Finds for awhile... thx for the great comments about me :-p

Even I didn't actually read all the KoK sources, I only browsed for spells.

It's an obscure rule, tucked into a footnote in a sidebar on pg 123 of the Player's Handbook, but Tiny and smaller creatures only get half the normal armor bonus for wearing armor.

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« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2015, 05:11:58 PM »

Even I didn't actually read all the KoK sources, I only browsed for spells.

Most people still  don't read the KoK articles ...  :P


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It's an obscure rule, tucked into a footnote in a sidebar on pg 123 of the Player's Handbook, but Tiny and smaller creatures only get half the normal armor bonus for wearing armor.

Crazy

THAT IS NOT A FUN FIND !! 

 :shakefist   >:(   :fu



edit --- huh, that actually puts a small dent into Carnivore's Pixie builds. 
Ha ha somebody finally "got" Carnivore a wee little bit.  :clap

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« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2015, 06:16:37 PM »
Does that apply to the enhancement bonus too? (+1 Leather 2+1=3 /2 = 1; +1 Studded Leather 3+1=4 /2 =2)
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« Reply #11 on: November 12, 2015, 10:35:48 PM »
Lokiyn, please get your own thread. The "New Topic" button in the top right corner is there for a reason.

Seriously, your dick measuring contest with SorO is getting really annoying. On both sides.



Umbral Disciple from MoI (p. 158) gives two... interesting class features.

One is Embrace of Shadows - you get an ([Invested Essentia] * 10)% miss chance that doesn't stack with any other source of miss chance. This would be really shitty if not for the fact that:

A) You get Hide in Plain Sight if you have at least 20% miss chance from Embrace of Shadows.

B) It's uncapped - if you've got a way to increase your Essentia capacity (such as Incandescent Champion or an Azurin Cleric), you can get ludicrous miss chances. I made a build once that could get a 100% miss chance for one round, 3/day.

The other class feature is the capstone; you get +5ft of reach on your turn for each point of Essentia you invest into the class feature. That's... pretty decent, actually.

Too bad the class has Medium BAB, only gives 7 Essentia over 10 levels, and doesn't advance Meldshaping. It also has two dead levels at 4th and 6th. Oh, and you can deal [Invested Essentia] Strength damage on a successful attack once per round at 9th level. Almost forgot about that.

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Interestingly enough, Ironsoul Forgemaster (MoI p. 124) has class features that boost any shield, weapon, or armor you craft. The best boost is Weapon Bond, which can make any attack with a weapon daze someone, and gives you +2 damage for each Essentia invested in it. It also specifically states that you invest Essentia into them like a Soulmeld, so arguably stuff like the Incarnate's Expanded Soulmeld Capacity would apply to the capacity of your armor, weapons and shields.

Shields you can also use as weapons are clearly the winners here - you can swap between getting Resistance 5 * [Invested Essentia] against Acid, Cold, Electric, Fire, and Sonic damage, and getting +2 * [Invested Essentia] to damage with the shield, where anyone who fails a Fort save against DC 10 + [Invested Essentia] + Con is hazed for a round.

Hilariously enough, the class can give you CL 30 for the purposes of crafting magical weapons and armor - additionally, it gives you access to the Arms, Waist, Shoulders, and Heart chakras... but not any of the weaker chakras.
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« Reply #12 on: November 12, 2015, 11:08:53 PM »
I had a build that incorporated Umbral Disciple with that one Monk ACF that gives you total concealment in darkness to be un-targetable all the time. I'll see if I can dig it up when I get home tonight.
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« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2015, 12:58:30 PM »
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« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2015, 04:32:39 PM »
I recall something similar to Psycarnum Metamagic cheese,
when combined with Incandescent Champion that allows
very large #s of essentia pitched around.  It might require
one fo the MoI feats ... idk been a while.


So like X 5? / UmD 3 / IncChamp 4 / piles of cheese
= works like you know  :smirk you want it too.
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« Reply #15 on: November 14, 2015, 12:55:43 PM »
How to exceed your spells known list for sorcerors...

Collect artifact spells (SoX) then exchange them for normal spells with dragonblood spellpact (DoF). Repeat with new dragons until you've acquired all 1-3+5th level spells. Experience all dragons ganging up on you for a sadistic game of RELEASE!

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« Reply #16 on: November 14, 2015, 01:30:39 PM »
How to exceed your spells known list for sorcerors...

Collect artifact spells (SoX) then exchange them for normal spells with dragonblood spellpact (DoF). Repeat with new dragons until you've acquired all 1-3+5th level spells. Experience all dragons ganging up on you for a sadistic game of RELEASE!

Speaking of Dragonblood Spell-Pact...

It's really good for fixed-list casters, since they know every spell on their spell list.

So if you can find a 10th level Sorcerer at 1st level, you could trade one of your 5th level spells for one of theirs, despite not being able to cast spells of that level.
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« Reply #17 on: November 14, 2015, 02:58:25 PM »
 :sparta ... Will No One Face Me !!


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« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2015, 08:10:52 PM »
Introducing a monster that makes a better Monk than the Monk:

The Brood Monkey!

+4 Dex, Con, and Wis, +2 Cha, -2 Str, and -6 Int... oh, and they get Flurry of Blows with any simple melee weapon based off their HD. Oh, and a little something called immunity to the entire school of Enchantment and anything that duplicates the effects of an Enchantment spell.
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« Reply #19 on: November 14, 2015, 08:51:09 PM »
Introducing a monster that makes a better Monk than the Monk:

The Brood Monkey!

+4 Dex, Con, and Wis, +2 Cha, -2 Str, and -6 Int... oh, and they get Flurry of Blows with any simple melee weapon based off their HD. Oh, and a little something called immunity to the entire school of Enchantment and anything that duplicates the effects of an Enchantment spell.
And LA +2. A Tashalatora PsyWar or Ardent is better...