Thief cast spell from scroll intelligence modifier?

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Thief cast spell from scroll intelligence modifier?

Post by nudnic » Sun Jul 12, 2015 11:39 am

Page 36 says a thief does NOT add intelligence or personality modifiers to DC check for casting spells from scrolls. While table 1-9 on page 38 has a footnote says a thief's intelligence modifier modifies checks for this skill?

Seems like it's not too much of an advantage to allow the the bonus.

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Re: Thief cast spell from scroll intelligence modifier?

Post by Raven_Crowking » Sun Jul 12, 2015 1:10 pm

nudnic wrote:Page 36 says a thief does NOT add intelligence or personality modifiers to DC check for casting spells from scrolls. While table 1-9 on page 38 has a footnote says a thief's intelligence modifier modifies checks for this skill?

Seems like it's not too much of an advantage to allow the the bonus.
I would allow the bonus.
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Re: Thief cast spell from scroll intelligence modifier?

Post by CapnHowdy » Sun Jul 12, 2015 1:27 pm

My page 36 doesn't state that. Perhaps I have a newer edition?

Also -- the errata here states that theives do add their INT modifier.

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Re: Thief cast spell from scroll intelligence modifier?

Post by Weisenwolf » Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:06 am

I would allow it otherwise what use is a D10 when you usually need 12+ ?

I would allow it for any character; not just the Thief for the same reason

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Re: Thief cast spell from scroll intelligence modifier?

Post by GnomeBoy » Fri Jul 17, 2015 10:13 am

Weisenwolf wrote:I would allow it otherwise what use is a D10 when you usually need 12+ ?

I would allow it for any character; not just the Thief for the same reason
Well the distinction would play into the Thief's Luck ability, as written.
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Re: Thief cast spell from scroll intelligence modifier?

Post by Weisenwolf » Wed Aug 19, 2015 5:28 am

Absolutely!

At least doing it this way opens the way for the foolish fighter to take the dangerous step of casting from a scroll and that would be a right giggle :twisted:

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