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Re: My next cleric [Thinking out loud]
« Reply #40 on: August 04, 2008, 03:01:06 AM »
One more thing. Try the Heretic of the Faith feat, from the Powers of Ferune book.
It will let you add a domain to those granted by your god.
I used it add Shadow to Thoth(who is cooler than Mystra, and has Spell, Rune and Magic)
Your DM might want a good RP rational, but that is easy enough.

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Re: My next cleric [Thinking out loud]
« Reply #41 on: August 04, 2008, 04:32:00 AM »
The way Anyspell works with Initiate of Mystra is that it changes "domain slot" into just a standard spell slot, so you aren't limited to just one Anyspell/day.
Actually it allows you to prepare Anyspell in any slot, but doesn't change the requirement that the spell cast via Anyspell be prepared in a domain slot. It's a bit absurd, but it's the RAW.
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Re: My next cleric [Thinking out loud]
« Reply #42 on: August 04, 2008, 04:40:59 AM »
It's kind of a moot point, Omen, since by RAW, it places the spell in a domain slot, so even if you've already cast that spell for the day, you now have the spell from Anyspell in the domain slot.

Cast domain spell A
Cast anyspell (wraithstrike)
Cast wraithstrike from domain slot previously occupied by A...

It's odd, but that's RAW
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Re: My next cleric [Thinking out loud]
« Reply #43 on: August 04, 2008, 09:15:18 PM »
When Ive used it, I used Spontaneous Domain Casting, so I could cast the spell multiple times a day, but the way we figured it, only one spell could be prepared a a given time, since I had only one Domain slot of the proper level at a given time.
Not  sure if that is good RAW, but it seems like good balance.

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Re: My next cleric [Thinking out loud]
« Reply #44 on: August 05, 2008, 07:22:23 AM »
@aftercrescent: yes, part of the problem is that the mechanics of preparing the arcane spell in the domain slot is IMO ill-defined. Is it usable only once ? Can you do it in any domain slot or just one in which Anyspell was ? etc...
ronyon presents an acceptable compromise that I've seen elsewhere too.
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Re: My next cleric [Thinking out loud]
« Reply #45 on: August 05, 2008, 10:38:22 AM »
I agree, and I like that houserule, too.
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Re: My next cleric [Thinking out loud]
« Reply #46 on: September 10, 2008, 12:37:56 AM »
Mystra has Magic, Spell and Rune.
That is epic win.  I just realized that initiate of mystra means I don't need the spell domain.  Worships Mystra.
LN.
Cloistered Cleric 3/ Church Inquisitor 2/ Dweomerkeeper 5/ Contemplative 1/ Dweomerkeeper +1
Cleric Domains: Rune, Magic, trade knowledge for knowledge devotion, pick up inquisition from church inquisitor, grab spell from contemplative.
Feats:
1) Magical Training (or whatever that FR feat is that lets me get into DwK without losing casting)
3) Extend Spell
6) Persist Spell
9) DMM: Persist
12) Zen Archery

Mantle of Spells:
1) Anyspell
2) Delay Death
3) Revify
4) I don't actually get this many

At level 15 I get another feat that I can spend on initiate of mystra.
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Uber, you can't do this with LN. Mystra is NG... You'll have to be LG.

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Re: My next cleric [Thinking out loud]
« Reply #47 on: September 10, 2008, 12:42:32 AM »
Uber, you can't do this with LN. Mystra is NG... You'll have to be LG.
Little late now.
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Re: My next cleric [Thinking out loud]
« Reply #48 on: September 10, 2008, 02:02:05 AM »
Heh. Well, wanna help me do mine then?

I am trying to build a character for the Skies of Arcadia campaign (Lands of Ice one), but I am running into issues:

First, I kind of like the whole idea of a bunch of Feral Kobolds running around on the ice, hunting and gathering and fighting for survival. I also like the idea of one of them being a Dragonwrought Kobold which is a bit of a weakling (compared to the rest of his clan, anyways). As such, he is always worshipped, yet looked down upon. Yeah, a bit oxymoronic, but basically, he is supposed to be some sort of higher being to a clan of feral barbarian types yet he is lacking in what they revere most: strength. You think that is silly, try being the tribe's shaman who has to explain this to his fellow tribesmen...

So, he channels his abilities into other ways of gaining respect: magic.

And that is where it falls apart.

I have decided to play this guy with a LA+2 template, mainly because I've never played anything with a template before.

The most basic, of course, would be a Feral Draconic Desert Kobold. Other options include Phrenic or Winged, either which would show his more unique status amongst his tribe.

Then I run into which class to play. Sorcerer is a must, since I am going to use Loredrake abuse. Feral would preclude Wizard, but either of the other two would allow it. At the moment, there is a choice of:

(Druid//Sorcerer) 3 / Cleric 1/MT 4/AH10/MT+2
or
(Cloistered Cleric//Sorcerer) 3 / Ruathar 3/Dweomerkeeper or Incantatrix 10/something x
or
(Wizard//Sorcerer) 1 / Beguiler 1/Master Specialist 3/Ultimate Magus 10/something x



*sighs* Choices, choices. And something is also nagging at me that the Tauric template is worth a look in this...  :wall

Help?

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Re: My next cleric [Thinking out loud]
« Reply #49 on: September 10, 2008, 02:40:41 AM »
Needs new thread.
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