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Re: The Sword and Board Handbook
« Reply #20 on: September 05, 2011, 11:47:50 PM »
The AC bonus from the Crystal of Arrow Deflection is untyped, and applies against all ranged attacks, not just those made by bows and arrows.

In other words, it's a +5 bonus to AC vs. Rays for 2500 gp.  It's a fucking amazing item.

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Re: The Sword and Board Handbook
« Reply #21 on: September 05, 2011, 11:57:43 PM »
Actual Knights can do rather well with a Shield. Getting a better AC, and the ability to get hit more often, too!
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Re: The Sword and Board Handbook
« Reply #22 on: September 06, 2011, 12:52:03 AM »
Quite a bit of necromancy here, asking a question about a post from 10 months back :p


Are handbooks really considered "Threads" that have a duration before they become "Dead?"  If so, doesn't that defeat the purpose of it being a handbook?

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Re: The Sword and Board Handbook
« Reply #23 on: September 06, 2011, 05:44:44 AM »
Quite a bit of necromancy here, asking a question about a post from 10 months back :p


Are handbooks really considered "Threads" that have a duration before they become "Dead?"  If so, doesn't that defeat the purpose of it being a handbook?

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Re: The Sword and Board Handbook
« Reply #24 on: September 25, 2011, 09:52:28 PM »
But there's always more stuff, and interactions unfound 'til now ...

Allied Defense, from Shining South, synergizes very well with Active Shield Defense/Robilar's Gambit.  Since you're routinely pulling off the maximum possible for Combat Expertise, you might as well grant that bonus to adjacent allies as well.

... speaking of which, toward the end of 3.5e there was a feat (?) or something
perhaps in The Forge Of War, that gave an extra attack under certain conditions
to someone with a Shield. Maybe a +1 mod.
Caelic and I discussed it rather shortly. Alas idk any more  :(



Titan Bloodline 12 ability works with shields or the onehand wielded weapon.
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Re: The Sword and Board Handbook
« Reply #25 on: September 27, 2011, 02:32:39 AM »
I'm getting around to making the updates, thanks for the new info!

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Re: The Sword and Board Handbook
« Reply #26 on: October 16, 2011, 09:59:21 PM »
Shield mod Inspiration ... double Aura size, and a Prayer spell.
Good for Divine Minds (heh), and could be reverse engineered.
http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/ex/20070618a&page=4

also in Forge Of War
+1 mod Invincible ... extra Attack (not an OA) against 4 combat attacks.