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Psychic Warrior Troll
« on: May 16, 2010, 01:59:03 AM »
Psychic Warrior Troll 5 -- 8th level, 2 of the LA levels bought off.
6d8 racial HD + 5d8 class HD
+12 Str, +4 Dex, +12 Con, -4 Int, -2 Wis, -4 Cha
Large size (-1 AC, -1 attacks, -4 Hide, +4 grapple)
BAB +7/+2, Saves before attributes: +9/+3/+3
Skills, primarily Concentration/Listen/Spot
size/reach 10'/10'
darkvision 60', low light vision
3 feats from troll + 2 feats from levels + 3 psychic warrior levels
+5 natural armor
claw/claw (1d6), bite (1d6)
Rend, Regeneration 5, Scent
7 power points per day + any bonus points, used to manifest Claws of the Vampire

This was mainly for the reach, claws, regeneration (and the natural armor doesn't hurt).  I think it's fairly good for +3 LA.

Now, I don't know much about psionics, but is it possible to persist a power all day long?  I'd really like extra self regeneration all day long from claws of the vampire if anyone fights back with fire or acid damage.

Any comments/suggestions would be welcome.

Never mind, I don't know what I was thinking -- it must have been too long since I played DnD3.5 with a race with racial HD.  With 2 LA buyoff, trolls aren't finished being trolls until 9th level.
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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2010, 02:03:48 AM »
If you are using the SRD rules for LA Buyoff

http://www.d20srd.org/srd/variant/races/reducingleveladjustments.htm

You can't buyoff your first LA until you're gained 15 class levels

(I goofed this up recently regarding some tome dragon builds)

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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2010, 02:17:34 AM »
A more feasible race would be afflicted lycanthrope base on a 4 HD dire badger.  That gives you +12 str, +4 dex, +12 con, +2 wis, large size, and claws for 2 LA and 4 HD. 

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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2010, 02:19:38 AM »
Warmind might be better than psy warrior: full BAB, better PP progression, and sweeping strike is awesome for large-sized characters

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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2010, 11:34:02 AM »
Warmind might be better than psy warrior: full BAB, better PP progression, and sweeping strike is awesome for large-sized characters
+1 the main problem is getting Knowledge Psionics as a Class Skill

another choice ... Bladerager Troll:

http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/iw/20070705b&page=3

6HD +5LA ... but gets Pounce and Rend and better stats: Str +18, Dex +6, Con +18, Int -4, Wis +4, Cha -2


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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2010, 04:31:42 PM »
Bladerager Troll:

http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/iw/20070705b&page=3




I wonder..

How does telepathy/mindsight work with the Bladerager troll's tortured mind ability?

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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2010, 04:59:18 PM »
Sense Link power can get Scent off of a critter of some sort.
Recharge and Healing can get a "regenerate" effect going, but you might have to retreat every now and then.
Pounce via Barb or Psi Lion's Charge or the really bork't version of Psi Lion's Charge.

If you really wanted to keep troll, Ardent 2 / Ur 2 / MT 7 finishes okay-ish.
But be a "troll" instead of a troll.
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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2010, 10:44:23 PM »
Bladerager Troll:http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/iw/20070705b&page=3
I wonder..

How does telepathy/mindsight work with the Bladerager troll's tortured mind ability?
as long as they are in contact or can sense them, they take damage ... notice:

Tortured Mind (Ex) A bladerager troll's mind has been torn to shreds by the constant pain of its implanted armor. Anyone who makes direct contact with a bladerager troll's tortured mind (such as by using a detect thoughts spell) takes 1d4 points of Wisdom damage.


great for use against those who like to take Mindsight.... since you cant turn it off


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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2010, 11:12:14 PM »
Bladerager Troll:http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/iw/20070705b&page=3
I wonder..

How does telepathy/mindsight work with the Bladerager troll's tortured mind ability?
as long as they are in contact or can sense them, they take damage ... notice:

Tortured Mind (Ex) A bladerager troll's mind has been torn to shreds by the constant pain of its implanted armor. Anyone who makes direct contact with a bladerager troll's tortured mind (such as by using a detect thoughts spell) takes 1d4 points of Wisdom damage.


great for use against those who like to take Mindsight.... since you cant turn it off


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And considering its WIS damage, it FuBars plenty of character types

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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2010, 01:19:06 AM »
cursed amulet of thought projection gogogogogo
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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2010, 01:20:34 AM »
Would this happen only once or once per round, doesn't seem clear.

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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2010, 12:21:55 AM »
Should be per round, right?

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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2010, 01:56:58 AM »
cursed amulet of thought projection gogogogogo
How does that work?

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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2010, 07:44:29 AM »
Would this happen only once or once per round, doesn't seem clear.
every round you make direct contact you take damage


cursed amulet of thought projection gogogogogo
How does that work?
notice the item:
http://www.systemreferencedocuments.org/resources/systems/pennpaper/dnd35/soveliorsage/magicItemsICA.html#medallion-of-thought-projectionbroadcasts her thoughts to creatures in the path of the beam, thus alerting them to her presence. Faint divination; CL 7th; Create Wondrous Item, detect thoughts, ghost sound; Price 1,800 gp.

thus the individual wearing the medalion, would take damage without knowing why  ... very evil

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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2010, 06:18:29 PM »
Modify it to "always active" and put it on the troll to project it's thoughts to everyone in the cone every round.
It always seems like the barrels around here have something in them.

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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #15 on: May 18, 2010, 07:34:43 PM »
Warmind might be better than psy warrior: full BAB, better PP progression, and sweeping strike is awesome for large-sized characters
+1 the main problem is getting Knowledge Psionics as a Class Skill
The answer is an "educated" troll, obviously. :D
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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2010, 09:05:41 PM »
A counter to Mindsight?  Proiposterous!
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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #17 on: May 18, 2010, 09:31:03 PM »
A counter to Mindsight?  Proiposterous!
Not a counter, just a nasty surprise :evillaugh
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Re: Psychic Warrior Troll
« Reply #18 on: May 19, 2010, 10:01:37 AM »
A counter to Mindsight?  Proiposterous!
Not a counter, just a nasty surprise :evillaugh
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