Re: Who thinks they have the best Gnome PC?
- --- In Living_Greyhawk@y..., "nomadwyn1" <nomadwyn1@y...> wrote:
> --- In Living_Greyhawk@y..., Tom Bollis <tombollis@m...> wrote:this
> > Jon Thompson wrote:
> > > It's not my character, but this is no problem to interpret:
> > >
> > > Con bonus +3 x 6 = 18 HP (Gnomes have +2 con/-2 str mods, so
> only costs12
> > > 6 points to buy during character creation)
> > >
> > > Check your math on adding up the character level hit points.
> > > answer: 10 for fighter at 1st level, 6 for 2nd fighter level,
> for 4+4.
> > > wizard levels = 28 HP, not 20.
> > >
> > > 28 + 18 = 46 HP
> > >
> > > I'm more interested on where he's getting the +12 ranged attack
> bonus to
> > > allow rapid shot at +10/+10. I suspect there are a couple of
> magic items
> > > involved, since the character only has a base attack bonus of
> > >items
> > > Hmmm. +4 base attack +1 size +3 dexterity (expensive for a
> gnome, costs 8
> > > points) +2 bracers of archery +1 weapon focus +1 masterwork or
> magic weapon
> > > = +12, at a guess. But note that takes at least 5430 gp of
> > > achieve.
> > >
> > > I have a personal interest in rapid shot, y'see, because next
> level is where
> > > a lot of bonuses will converge for my elven character. At that
> point I
> > > should be +12/+12/+7 with rapid shot.
> > >
> > > --Jon
> > Rapid shot (+10/+10) is possible with minimum requirements,
> > masterwork bow and arrows (or a +2 bow), and a maxed roll
> > on cat's grace (the gnome is a Wiz6):
> > Ftr2/Wiz6 (BAB +5), gnome (size +1), rapid shot requires
> > Dex 13+ (+4 attack at Dex 18 = 13 +5 from cat's grace)
> > and MW bow (+1), MW arrows (+1), rapid shot (extra attack,
> > all attacks -2).
> > Thus +10/+10
> > Tom Bollis
> And his damage is a whooping d6 per attack that hits? or d6+1 if
> within 30 ft. I am shaking in my boots for such an awesome
> to exist and will try not to wet myself if I play with him :)starts
> Yes missle specialists can get great bonuses to hit but the damage
> is normally their downfall. Any creature with DR hurts as does if
> they close with you especially if they have reach.
> As a valid party member though he seems good.
> I just have a personal aversion to a lot of the missle specialists
> as I am starting to see them in larger groups, and although if you
> have 4 fighter types and 3 are MWspecialists, the 4rth fighter
> to really get hosed.him
> MWS:"OK now you rush the giant and we'll pepper him with arrows,
> sling bullets etc."
> Fighter: "Um no. I think I will hang back and let us all pepper
> til he closes and can't be peppered anymore"That's why you take a level of rogue so that you can sneak attack/
> MWS: "But that may mean he'll get in HTH with one of us and we are
> not as good in HTH"
> Fighter: "Hey that ain't MY problem"
flank him within that 30 feet. 1d6 is now 2d6. Sounds better to me
already. And if he's a wizard.. well i'm sure he can get a nice bow
that can do some sort of shocking, flaming, cold or other damage
also. Though it would take some time to get i'm sure.
- Your right I forgot about that... what I should have said was a
ranged sneak attack
--- In Living_Greyhawk@y..., "Russ Taylor" <rtaylor@c...> wrote:
> Back up a minute. You cannot flank with a ranged attack, period,
> no exceptions. Flanking is melee only. BTW, you need to be at least
> level wizard to signature-upgrade a flaming bow at low cost
(fireball is a
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "grey580" <grey580@b...>
> To: <Living_Greyhawk@y...>
> Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 9:52 AM
> Subject: [Living_Greyhawk] Re: Who thinks they have the best Gnome
> > That's why you take a level of rogue so that you can sneak attack/
> > flank him within that 30 feet. 1d6 is now 2d6. Sounds better to me
> > already. And if he's a wizard.. well i'm sure he can get a nice
> > that can do some sort of shocking, flaming, cold or other damage
> > also. Though it would take some time to get i'm sure.