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What does a Profit Factor of 40 and a ship comprised of 80 Ship Points translate to in a Rogue Trader Game? How would you write such a character?

I guess I'm just trying to create an OC Rogue Trader with ties to the Mechanicus with this Profit Factor (40) and their main ship having this many Ship Points (80). The Rogue Trader is basically going ...
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What other races could be used for these power types? [closed]

Races ideas for different types of power sources I need some ideas for races for these different power types: Superpower (SP), Magic (MG), Supertechnology (ST) and Spirituality (S). For example: A ...
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What does the Orb of Time actually do?

Printed in Xanathar's Guide to Everything on page 138, the magic item Orb of Time has the following description: Wondrous item, common Minor tier 3 lb. While holding this orb, you can use an action ...
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Does this clarify Vision, Stealth, and Cover Rules to my group? [closed]

Our group has been playing for some time, and we have a set of interpretations of the raw that we've been trying to keep as close to the game designers intentions as possible (despite some raw being ...
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What level should this Burning Words spell be?

I've created this spell with the help of one of my players, and would like some input on how balanced it is and what level to put it at. Thanks in advance! Burning Words (and/or Epic Burn) nth level ...
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Is the Arcane Archer's feature "Banishing Arrow" redundant for a Curse of Strahd character?

My understanding is that, per the "Alterations the Magic" section in Curse of Strahd: - spells cast for the purpose of leaving Barovia simply fail, as do effects that banish a creature to ...
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Can a Druid understand language while Wild Shaped?

Many of the threads on this focus on speaking. Other threads focus on understanding/speaking new languages that the Beast knows but the character does not know. I'm not interested in these questions. ...
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Does the Bugbears "Sneaky" trait always apply? Fitting into small places when larger than medium

I'm asking my first question. I'm sorry if it's a duplicate, but I did not find an answer by searching. We are playing a homebrew campaign based on the 5e core rulebooks, only allowing monster races (...
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Is there support in the rules that everyday things behave as expected? [closed]

A lot of things are implicit in the rules, for example that you cannot walk through a wall, even when there is no rule explicitly forbidding that. Common sense is to be used for how things would ...
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Do you choose targets as part of the casting of a spell, or as part of the effect of it? [duplicate]

When casting a spell, do you select targets at the time of casting the spell or when the spell's effects take place? For an example of when the distinction might matter, consider casting a single-...
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What counts as a word for the purposes of Sending?

The Sending spell says: You send a short message of twenty-five words or less to a creature with which you are familiar. (Note: this question ignores the actual practicality of using Sending in the ...
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Does antimagic field affect Gem Flight?

Gem Flight, Fizban's Treasure of Dragons, pg. 11 You can use a bonus action to manifest spectral wings for 1 minute. For the duration, you gain a flying speed equal to your walking speed and can ...
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Can the Enormous Tentacle see?

My level six moon druid can wild shape into a CR2 beast. I checked the monster finder and discovered there's a monster called an Enormous Tentacle. I noticed the monster's senses include "...
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Is there a difference between "qualifies" and "meets the prerequisites"?

The Scar Seeker prestige class includes a feature (Enduring Scar - Mercy) which allows a Paladin to add a Mercy to a casting of Lay on Hands which they do not have but "for which he qualifies&...
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Can the Command spell force a character to Teleport?

Specifically, the Flee command states: Flee. The target spends its turn moving away from you by the fastest available means. While I would normally suppose "the fastest available means" ...
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