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Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] Spell access with a feat

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  • Andrew
    Hi, You can use CLASSES:ClassA=1|ClassB[PREFEAT:1,Expanded Knowledge (Evade Burst)] But I m just letting you know, after so many spells it is used on, your
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 28, 2012
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      Hi,

      You can use CLASSES:ClassA=1|ClassB[PREFEAT:1,Expanded Knowledge (Evade Burst)]

      But I'm just letting you know, after so many spells it is used on, your performance will degrade.

      On 10/28/2012 8:27 AM, Doug Limmer wrote:
      > I'm not sure that example will quite work the way it needs to work...
      >
      > I'll be specific about what I'm coding up. I'm considering ways to
      > implement the Expanded Knowledge feat from 3.5 psionics (rsrd) and 3pp
      > Pathfinder psionics (Psionics Unleashed). I'll use the /evade burst/
      > power as an example. It is a level-3 power for psychic warriors, and a
      > level-7 power for psions. So, what I was going to do was:
      >
      > Evade Burst <t> CLASSES:Psion,WIlder=7|Psychic Warrior=3 <t>
      > CLASSES:TYPE.Psionic=3[PREFEAT:1,Expanded Knowledge (Evade Burst)]
      >
      > This works almost[1] exactly how I want it to, except for technical
      > glitches mentioned over in the PCGen group. I'm told this would create
      > a great overhead, however, and should be avoided.
      >
      > To try it with separate PRE tags:
      >
      > Evade Burst <t>CLASSES:Psion,Wilder=7|Psychic Warrior=3|TYPE.Psionic=3
      > <t> PREMULT:1,[PRECLASS:1,Psion=1,Psychic
      > Warrior=1,Wilder=1],[PREFEAT:1,Expanded Knowledge (Evade Burst)]
      >
      > It seems like this would let any psion or wilder take /evade burst/ as a
      > 3rd-level power, without the Expanded Knowledge feat. They should be
      > able to do it *with* the feat, but not without it. I could try this:
      >
      > Evade Burst <t>CLASSES:Psion,Wilder=7|Psychic Warrior=3|TYPE.Psionic=3
      > <t> PREMULT:1,[PRECLASS:1,Psion=13,Psychic
      > Warrior=1,Wilder=13],[PREFEAT:1,Expanded Knowledge (Evade Burst)]
      >
      > But, would a psion with a prestige class that improved psion manifesting
      > gain access to the level-7 /evade burst/ power when they would otherwise
      > be able to get level-7 powers? I don't think so. The PRESPELL tags[2]
      > require the character to "have" a spell, not have an available spell
      > slot, so they don't seem to work. Is there a PRE tag that accesses the
      > highest level spell available in the appropriate class?
      >
      > I suppose I could introduce a "maximum power level" variable for all the
      > manifesting classes (which I was thinking of doing anyway) , and use
      > that in a PREVAR. But, all in all, the first method seems so simple,
      > and is very close to what I want. Please let me know if there's
      > something I'm missing.
      >
      > DS/DL
      >
      > [1] The only thing it seems to not catch is if someone is a multiclass
      > psion/wilder with the appropriate Expanded Knowledge feat, they would
      > get the power as a level-3 power for both classes rather than choosing
      > one, but I believe that would be very rare.
      >
      > [2] Except for PRESPELLCAST and PRESPELLBOOK, which don't apply.
      >
      > On 10/28/2012 7:02 AM, Andrew wrote:
      >> Hi,
      >>
      >> CLASSES:ClassA=1|ClassB=1 <t>
      >> PREMULT:1,[PRECLASS:1,ClassA=1],[PREFEAT:1,Spell Feat]
      >>
      >> Cheers,
      >>
      >> On 10/28/2012 2:45 AM, Distant Scholar wrote:
      >>> I have several spells which some classes get access to
      >> automatically, but other classes get access to with a feat. I was
      >> planning to use something like "CLASSES:ClassA=1 <t>
      >> CLASSES:ClassB=1[PREFEAT:1,Spell Feat]", but was advised against it.
      >>> What would be a better way to approach this?
      >>>
      >>> DS/DL
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
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      >> --
      >> Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
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      Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
      Admin Silverback - PCGen Board of Directors
      Data 2nd, Docs Tamarin, OS Lemur
      Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
      Unique Title "The Torturer of PCGen"


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