Re: D&D Minis, skeletons and other mis-matched feats / equipment
- Another option would be to create a custom item 'Gnoll Shield' that
grants the Shield Proficiency (sp?). As long as it was equiped it
would take care of the problem.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Éric Beaudoin <beaudoer@v...> wrote:
> At 18:40 2005.03.28, Aaron Sherman wrote:
> >On Mon, 2005-03-28 at 18:02, Éric Beaudoin wrote:
> >> Why don't just add the proper martial feat when you create the
> >> monster? You add the proper Weapon Prof. feat, choose the weapon
> >> you are done. I don't see what the template would give you.
> >Two things:
> >First, while you can manually edit the number of allowed feats,
> >select the feat you want, you can't always get exactly what you
> >that way (e.g. I don't want "Shield", I want specifically "Shield:
> To the best of my knowledge, there is no such prof. for Shield:
Heavy/Metal so I'm not sure there is any way to grant that.
> >Second, there are times you want to be able to violate the
> >of a proficiency (e.g. allowing banded armor for the Gnoll
> >even though it has no medium armor proficiency). I have no idea if
> >template approach would allow for this, but it's a better shot than
> >through the UI (which simply refuses you the feat).
> >In terms of the general sense of the tool... editing the number of
> >available feats in order to add a feat seems kind of strange to
> >perhaps that's just preference.
> Well, if you really want to create yourself templates for that,
just make a temple with FEATAUTO:xxx or AUTO:FEAT|xxx where xxx if
the feat granting the prof. you need. (I'm just not sure if template
use FEATAUTO or AUTO:FEAT so that's why I've suggested both. VFEAT or
ADD:VFEAT are other possibilities.)
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