Re: [pcgen] Rule Look up please - Pathfinder
- Yeah, I went with the Inappropriately Sized rules till they choose to clarify it further. But that
Something we'll have to keep an eye on. For the future.
On 2/11/2013 7:32 AM, Ainvar G wrote:
> The consensus in the bit of research I did on this is that a FAQ is warranted - they seem to agree that the intent was to allow use of larger weapons, but as written, it does not do so.
> The specific example of whether they can use an oversized Greatsword is answered in the negative as written, in the affirmative as intended.
> Quote from Jason Nelson: "The intent WAS to break the size limits, but I forgot to address the
> existing rule on oversized weapons and so the RAW ends up with an
> ability that is not very useful. Mark it as a FAQ question and perhaps
> at some point SKR, SRM, or JB will issue an official errata clarifying
> the issue from a RAW perspective."
> Not sure that provides an guidance regarding how to code that up, though.
> From: Andrew <drew0500@...>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: Doug Limmer <adventure@...>
> Sent: Monday, February 11, 2013 7:32 AM
> Subject: Re: [pcgen] Rule Look up please - Pathfinder
> I need the rules for 'Massive Weapons' it is the next ability in the chain, that's the text quoted.
> But good to know on the Grip One.
> On 2/11/2013 4:29 AM, Doug Limmer wrote:
>> Link: http://paizo.com/paizo/faq/v5748nruor1g1#v5748eaic9okv
>> Titan Mauler: Does the Jotungrip class feature (page 30) allow the
>> Titan Mauler to use oversized weapons?
>> No. Jotungrip allows the titan mauler to use two-handed melee weapons in
>> one hand, but only if the weapon is appropriately sized for the
>> character. The massive weapon class feature allows her to use oversized
>> weapons with decreased penalty, but does not allow her to use two-handed
>> weapons of that size in one hand.
>> *Update* Page 30, in the titan mauler archetype, in the Jotungrip class
>> feature, in the first sentence, insert the word "melee" between
>> "two-handed" and "weapon."
>> ---Stephen Radney-MacFarland, 10/13/11
>> On 2/11/2013 2:44 AM, Andrew wrote:
>>> At 3rd level, a titan mauler becomes skilled in the use of massive
>>> weapons looted from her titanic
>>> foes. The attack roll penalty for using weapons too large for her size
>>> is reduced by 1, and this
>>> reduction increases by 1 for every three levels beyond 3rd (to a
>>> minimum of 0). This ability
>>> replaces trap sense.
>>> I need someone to verify if the intent is to allow use of a Two-Handed
>>> Greatsword of LARGE size.
>>> Based upon the rules as I understand them, you may wield a Light Large
>>> Weapon as a One-Handed with a
>>> -2 Penalty, or a Light Huge Weapon as a Two-Handed with a -4 Penalty.
>>> This though is how 3.5 does
>>> Weapon Sizing, and how Pathfinder is currently set up to work.
>>> The bug report mentioned TwoHanded Large Greatsword, so I've got that
>>> in place, but after re-reading
>>> the ability, I want to have a verification of the ability by a Paizo
>>> Pathfinder savvy user - i.e.
>>> cite the rule or get an answer from their forum. Thanks!
>>> Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
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