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  • Saving Throw Changes

    All characters choose two Good saves and one Poor save from the three categories of saving throws (Fortitude, Reflex, or Will). This choice is for the life of the character and does not change with class choices.

  • Skill Changes

    Handle Animal: A druid or ranger gains a +4 circumstance bonus on Handle Animal checks towards friendly animals and treat all friendly animals as trained.

  • Feat Changes

    The only item creation feats available are Brew Potion, Craft Wand, and Scribe Scroll. This is so the players don't waste time trying to make magic items when they should be out looking for them instead. :-) Combat Reflexes (Combat) Prerequisite: …

  • Character Class Changes

    Barbarian: DR now starts at 4th level with DR 1/—. The DR provided at 7th level and beyond is doubled, capping out at 19th level with DR 10/—. Bard: Gain Arcane Forte class ability. Arcane Forte is a bonus added to the bard's caster level when casting …

  • Combat Changes

    h2. COMBAT REACTIONS Combat reactions allow you to take certain actions when it is not your turn. You gain your first combat reaction at BAB +0. At BAB +6, BAB +11, and BAB +16, you gain an additional combat reaction each turn. Any condition that …

  • Rest Mechanic

    Most DMs have experienced the phenomenon colloquially known as “The 10 Minute Adventuring Day” at one time or another: The heroes set out in the morning, refreshed and ready for adventure. They approach the cave opening to the dungeon, and engage the …

  • Action Points

    Action points (APs) allow the PCs (and a select few villains…) to do amazing and heroic things that they could not ordinarily do. All characters receive 6 action points. This pool of action points refreshes each time the PC gains a level; unused action …

  • Magic System Changes

    This alternate system attempts to rebalance all the basic classes to allow spellcasters to multiclass more freely. In 3rd edition, multiclass spellcasters kept two (or more!) distinct caster progressions: caster level, spells known, and spell slots per …