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[not serious] PF1e Uber cursed oracle
« on: May 06, 2023, 07:25:58 PM »
Via some 3pp and 1pp material, I found a way to have 5 oracle curses.

What would your choices for a completely gimped character?
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Re: [not serious] PF1e Uber cursed oracle
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2023, 01:53:46 AM »
I don't know what 3PP sources are legal, so giving 1PP only:
  • Clouded Vision
  • Wolfscarred Face
  • Haunted
  • Reclusive
  • Wrecker

Honestly Deaf and Site-Bound are pretty nasty too, especially when combined with Clouded Vision.

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Re: [not serious] PF1e Uber cursed oracle
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2023, 11:56:26 AM »
it was basically d20pfsrd and more

imagine how obnoxious this curse would be alongside Song-Bound

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   Echo [Kobold Press: Divine Favor—The Oracle 3]: You cannot speak except to repeat words and sentences spoken to you, and you cast all your spells as if they were modified by the Silent Spell feat. This does not increase their level or casting time.
   At 5th level you can cast a spell that has verbal components another caster has cast in the previous round. You must be able to hear the spellcaster and the spell must be of a level you can cast. You can do this once per day.
   At 10th level, this spell can be one you heard cast within the past 24 hours.
   At 15th level, you can do this twice per day. You can cast these spells even if they have other components. However, you cannot cast spells with this ability if the spell requires expensive components or a focus.
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Re: [not serious] PF1e Uber cursed oracle
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2023, 11:49:08 AM »
That's not really character-crippling though. The only thing it cripples is your character's ability to speak, and you can overcome that very easily using a stylus and a tablet, perhaps using castings of Mending to reset it. Or you can just use a pen and a notebook. And that's assuming you're not ignoring the limitation by using telepathy. Definitely has just about zero effect on OOC party dialogue. And Echo and Song-Bound both have useful benefits outside of that.

Meanwhile, Haunted makes it cost a standard action to retrieve a stored item, Wrecker causes all items you hold or equip to be broken, Wolfscarred Face gives you 20% spell failure for verbal components (and no Silent Spell - the usual combo is to add Deaf for free Silent Spell), Clouded Vision gives you a 30 (later 60) feet line of sight limit on everything, and Reclusive screws your ability to receive spells from allies. Let's not forget that if they hand you a potion, it breaks. If they force-inject you, you still have to save against it, and it has a low DC.

One of Wrecker's sneakier penalties is also that broken objects are only worth 75% of their normal value, so enjoy your expensive spell component costs.
« Last Edit: May 26, 2023, 06:40:21 PM by Power »