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Re: [pcgen] {PF Bug] Magical Knack not increasing Arcane Strike Effect, May Need Code Work

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  • Eric C Smith
    JIRA Opened: http://jira.pcgen.org/browse/DATA-823
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 26, 2012
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      JIRA Opened:

      http://jira.pcgen.org/browse/DATA-823

      On Dec 26, 2012, at 8:38 PM, Eric C Smith wrote:

      > Hi Folks!
      >
      > I'm running PCGen 6.00.0 with PFRC, APG, B1, B2, UM, and UC loaded.
      >
      > I've created a Halfling Sorcerer3/Rogue2 with the Magical knack (Sorcerer) and the Arcane Strike feat.
      >
      > As the Halfling S3/Rg2 now has a total of 5 levels, the Arcane Strike should provide a +2 damage bonus but I am getting a +1 damage bonus only.
      >
      > Looking into it, Magical Knack uses BONUS:CASTERLEVEL while Arcane Strike uses classlevel and a combination of CL and BL variables to provide the bonus.
      >
      > CL and BL are defined in the docs a Class Level and Bonus Spellcaster Levels. I know CASTERLEVEL is only accessible in spell files only. Does classlevel("Sorcerer")+var("BL=Sorcerer") give the same number? Is it supposed to?
      >
      > Maredudd
      >
      >
    • Eric C Smith
      Relevant discussion on Paizo s forum: http://paizo.com/threads/rzs2o0nx?Magical-Knack-doesnt-bump-Arcane-Strike-does-it
      Message 2 of 3 , Dec 26, 2012
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        Relevant discussion on Paizo's forum:

        http://paizo.com/threads/rzs2o0nx?Magical-Knack-doesnt-bump-Arcane-Strike-does-it

        On Dec 26, 2012, at 8:38 PM, Eric C Smith wrote:

        > Hi Folks!
        >
        > I'm running PCGen 6.00.0 with PFRC, APG, B1, B2, UM, and UC loaded.
        >
        > I've created a Halfling Sorcerer3/Rogue2 with the Magical knack (Sorcerer) and the Arcane Strike feat.
        >
        > As the Halfling S3/Rg2 now has a total of 5 levels, the Arcane Strike should provide a +2 damage bonus but I am getting a +1 damage bonus only.
        >
        > Looking into it, Magical Knack uses BONUS:CASTERLEVEL while Arcane Strike uses classlevel and a combination of CL and BL variables to provide the bonus.
        >
        > CL and BL are defined in the docs a Class Level and Bonus Spellcaster Levels. I know CASTERLEVEL is only accessible in spell files only. Does classlevel("Sorcerer")+var("BL=Sorcerer") give the same number? Is it supposed to?
        >
        > Maredudd
        >
        >
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