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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 4:47 pm 
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So the Wizard has a -2 penalty to attack rolls,does that include rolling for damaging spells?

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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 5:48 pm 
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Attacks and Spellcasting checks both use an Action Die.

But if the penalty is to attacks only, then it won't affect Spellcasting checks.

That's how I'd call it, anyway.

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PostPosted: Thu May 08, 2014 3:26 am 
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Why does the wizard have a -2 to attack rolls? If its due to a negative strength modifier, then no. That only applies to melee attacks and melee damage. A negative intelligence modifier would impact spell checks.


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PostPosted: Mon May 12, 2014 11:35 am 
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hughnme wrote:
So the Wizard has a -2 penalty to attack rolls,does that include rolling for damaging spells?

Thanks in advance.


I would rule that these are not the same thing.

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hughnme wrote:
So the Wizard has a -2 penalty to attack rolls,does that include rolling for damaging spells?

Thanks in advance.


I would rule that these are not the same thing.

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Cathbad the Meek (herbalist Wizard 1): AC 9; 4 hp; S 7, A 7, St 10, P 17, I 13, L 8; Neutral; Club, herbs, 50' rope, 50 cp; -1 to melee attack rolls. Hideous scar.


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