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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #360 on: April 25, 2010, 11:04:09 PM »
or craft contingent spell for a no-action teleport; keyed to when you say "FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK"

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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #361 on: April 25, 2010, 11:11:27 PM »
or craft contingent spell for a no-action teleport; keyed to when you say "FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK"

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my other contingency goes off when I cross my toes.

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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #362 on: April 26, 2010, 01:54:28 AM »
or craft contingent spell for a no-action teleport; keyed to when you say "FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK"

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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #363 on: April 26, 2010, 01:56:03 AM »
Q79
Is there anything stating specifically that constructs cannot die from old age, or are immune to aging effects? I mean... my toaster broke down after 10 years of use. So could a golem. Or couldn't it.

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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #364 on: April 26, 2010, 02:28:31 AM »
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Is there anything stating specifically that constructs cannot die from old age, or are immune to aging effects? I mean... my toaster broke down after 10 years of use. So could a golem. Or couldn't it.
Your toaster isn't magical.
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They don't/haven't, was the point. 3.5 is as dead as people not liking nice tits.

Sometimes, their tits (3.5) get enhancements (houserules), but that doesn't mean people don't like nice tits.

Though sometimes, the surgeon (DM) botches them pretty bad...
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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #365 on: April 26, 2010, 02:38:17 AM »
Q79
Is there anything stating specifically that constructs cannot die from old age, or are immune to aging effects? I mean... my toaster broke down after 10 years of use. So could a golem. Or couldn't it.
Isn't the more pertinent question, "Is there anything stating something happens when a construct reaches a certain age?"  Warforged explicitly feel certain effects from the passage of time, I think a thousand year old golem is just a golem that's seen a thousand years worth of things and can't remember any of it.
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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #366 on: April 26, 2010, 03:03:38 AM »
Q79
Is there anything stating specifically that constructs cannot die from old age, or are immune to aging effects? I mean... my toaster broke down after 10 years of use. So could a golem. Or couldn't it.
Isn't the more pertinent question, "Is there anything stating something happens when a construct reaches a certain age?"
"Is there anything stating I can't act while dead?"

I was just trying to get as close to a official statement as possible. I know constructs don't suddenly break down. Nor do magic items. And I would rule sensibly on these issues as a DM. However, I think it's kinda stupid it's never stated, anywhere.

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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #367 on: April 26, 2010, 03:47:15 AM »
Q80

What's the easies way to become immune to dazing? (Not for celerity abuse, but avoid Arcane Fusion [True Strike + Spellwarped Wings of Fluffy] abuse :-\)

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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #368 on: April 26, 2010, 03:52:11 AM »
Q80

What's the easies way to become immune to dazing? (Not for celerity abuse, but avoid Arcane Fusion [True Strike + Spellwarped Wings of Fluffy] abuse :-\)

Favor of the Martyr (SpC) or Mark of the Dauntless (ECS?).

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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #369 on: April 26, 2010, 04:16:25 AM »
Q80

What's the easies way to become immune to dazing? (Not for celerity abuse, but avoid Arcane Fusion [True Strike + Spellwarped Wings of Fluffy] abuse :-\)

Favor of the Martyr (SpC) or Mark of the Dauntless (ECS?).
Aren't constructs immune? Or undead? Something as a type is immune, isn't it?
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A gygaxian dungeon is like the world's most messed up game show.

Behind door number one: INSTANT DEATH!
Behind door number 2: A magic crown!
Behind door number 3: 4d6 giant bees, and THREE HUNDRED POUNDS OF HONEY!
They don't/haven't, was the point. 3.5 is as dead as people not liking nice tits.

Sometimes, their tits (3.5) get enhancements (houserules), but that doesn't mean people don't like nice tits.

Though sometimes, the surgeon (DM) botches them pretty bad...
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Nine for Mortal Monks doomed to die,
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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #370 on: April 26, 2010, 04:31:22 AM »
Q80

What's the easies way to become immune to dazing? (Not for celerity abuse, but avoid Arcane Fusion [True Strike + Spellwarped Wings of Fluffy] abuse :-\)

Favor of the Martyr (SpC) or Mark of the Dauntless (ECS?).

I'm not a paladin, but I'll check out Mark of the Dauntless.
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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #371 on: April 26, 2010, 04:45:38 AM »
Follow up to Q80:

Q81:

What constitutes a "True Dragonmark?"

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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #372 on: April 26, 2010, 04:56:27 AM »
Q 82: How exactly do I go about optimizing this?
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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #373 on: April 26, 2010, 05:00:41 AM »
Q 82: How exactly do I go about optimizing this?
bear warrior and wild cohort(heavy warhorse).

use blackbear form. take mounted charge feats.
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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #374 on: April 26, 2010, 05:24:57 AM »
Mortalbane defines mortals as "not undead, outsiders, or constructs", IIRC.

Follow up to Q80:

Q81:

What constitutes a "True Dragonmark?"
A dragonmark with age categor
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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #375 on: April 26, 2010, 05:30:21 AM »
Mortalbane defines mortals as "not undead, outsiders, or constructs", IIRC.

Thanks for this. Excludes Elementals, however. How rude.

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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #376 on: April 26, 2010, 05:33:39 AM »
Mortalbane defines mortals as "not undead, outsiders, or constructs", IIRC.

Thanks for this. Excludes Elementals, however. How rude.
does extraplanar count?
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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #377 on: April 26, 2010, 05:48:28 AM »
Mortalbane defines mortals as "not undead, outsiders, or constructs", IIRC.

Thanks for this. Excludes Elementals, however. How rude.

does extraplanar count?

I don't think so. Neraphim are extraplanar, but only live 450 years max. And constructs and undead aren't necessarily extraplanar.

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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #378 on: April 26, 2010, 05:50:13 AM »
Mortalbane defines mortals as "not undead, outsiders, or constructs", IIRC.

Thanks for this. Excludes Elementals, however. How rude.

does extraplanar count?

I don't think so. Neraphim are extraplanar, but only live 450 years max. And constructs and undead aren't necessarily extraplanar.
aren't neraphim outsiders?

but yeah, kinda silly how mortalbane would affect an earth elemental.
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Re: Ask a Simple Question: Ragnarok Edition
« Reply #379 on: April 26, 2010, 05:55:49 AM »
aren't neraphim outsiders?

but yeah, kinda silly how mortalbane would affect an earth elemental.

They are. Real outsiders, even. Though I guess they're more mortal-like, so I can understand why they are destined to die.

Well, the "Errata" to BoVD is basically one Q&A thread on Monte Cook's forum somewhere. We could look there to see if he has any justification for this ridiculousness.

edit: Found the thread: http://okayyourturn.yuku.com/topic/6197/t/BoVD-Questions.html
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