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    Level Up (A5E) What did Level Up: Advanced 5th Edition fix with regards to 5e D&D?

    D&D 5E - What (if anything) do you find "wrong" with 5E? The link here covers what if anything did anyone find wrong with 5e. I would like this thread to cover the stuff that Level Up: Advanced 5th Edition fixed with regards to 5e D&D. 1) Origins-Heritages and Cultures. In O5e, if you were a...
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    Level Up (A5E) How come there aren't any guidelines for creating a new culture in A5e?

    The Adventurer's Guide for A5e has sidebars on how to create a new Background (p. 75) and a new Destiny (p. 96). But there is no sidebar for creating new Cultures. Why is that? The nice thing about the sidebars for creating a new Background or a new Destiny is that they are simple and easy to...
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    Level Up (A5E) Do all of the Planetouched in A5e have horns?

    One of the things that I find odd about the Aasimar in A5e are their halo-like or crown-like horns. And since both they and the Tieflings have them, I can't help but wonder if this is a physical trait that is common for all planetouched in A5e. I certainly hope not. :-p IMO, the only Aasimar...
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    Level Up (A5E) Plugging O5e subclasses into A5e classes.

    Has anyone taken their favorite subclass in O5e, and plugged it into (with little to no tweaking) their favorite A5e class?
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    D&D 5E Do the effects of the Haste Spell stack with the Fighter's Action Surge feature?

    Last night, a fellow player and I got to talking about how his character (a female 8th-level Elven Bladesinger Wizard) would cast Haste on my character (a male 8th-level Bronze Dragonborn Fighter [Scout]) before or during combat. I curiously asked him if my character's Action Surge would stack...
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    Level Up (A5E) Natural Lycanthropes as a Heritage

    In Gate Pass Gazette #0, we were introduced to a number of Lycanthrope Synergy feats for players who were willing to become Afflicted Lycanthropes. But what if you wanted to play as a Natural Lycanthrope? Would you need to pick up the Lycanthrope Synergy feats as well and ignore the parts for...
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    Level Up (A5E) Passive Skill Checks- Which skills can be checked passively?

    The A5e character sheet mentions that Stealth, Insight and Perception can be checked passively under certain circumstances. However, there appears to be a fourth skill that can be picked and done passively by the PC. So aside from the three established passive skills, what other skills can be...
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    Level Up (A5E) Has anyone tried using A5e's Synergy Feats?

    Multiclassing in D&D has it's shares of pros and cons, the most notable being that you as the player sacrifice advancement in one or more classes for some versatility. The A5e Synergy Feats (Bladechanter, Eldritch Archer, Mystic Arcanist, Nightstalker, Proclaimer, Shadowdancer, Untamed and...
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    Level Up (A5E) Are Essence Dragons A5e's take on Oriental Dragons?

    The Adventurer's Guide briefly mentions that Essence Dragons having serpentine, pennant-like (and wingless) bodies. Does this mean that they're essentially A5e's take on the Oriental or Lung dragons? Also, will be seeing more of them? So far we have seen only the Earth, River and Shadow...
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    Level Up (A5E) If Eberron was converted to A5e, would the Dragonmarks be heritage specific gifts?

    In O5e, those races with a specific Dragonmark within the Eberron setting were written up as a subrace. In A5e, would the Dragonmarks be seen as heritage specific gifts?
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    Level Up (A5E) Which A5e Heritage is your favorite?

    My favorite heritage in A5e would have to be the Dragonborn. I became a fan of them when they were first introduced as a PC race in 4e D&D several years ago, and decided to play an O5e Dragonborn fighter when a friend of mine invited me into his role-playing group last June. I was okay with the...
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    Level Up (A5E) Is the A5e version of Two-Weapon Fighting better than the original?

    The short answer to this question would be that it is slightly better than it's O5e counterpart. 1. Every class in A5e and O5e can pick up Two-Weapon Fighting and wield two weapons in either hand. 2. The weapon in your dominant hand, however, no longer has to have the Light weapon property...
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    Level Up (A5E) Questions about the Planetouched Heritage

    From page 23 of the Adventurer's Guide: With your Narrator’s approval, you can choose a heritage gift from a heritage other than the one you originally chose; this allows for the easy creation of adventurers with parents of two different heritages, or use of bases other than human for heritages...
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    Level Up (A5E) Spell and Combat Tradition card decks

    When you consider the number of spells available to each spellcasting class and the number of combat maneuvers available to each fighting class in A5e, you would need a deck of cards to keep everything straight. ;) So what are the chances that A5e will come out with card decks for the spells...
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    Level Up (A5E) The Genasi in A5e. A Wish list

    If and when the Genasi are brought into A5e, they are definitely going to be another gift for those with the Planetouched heritage. But unlike the Aasimar and the Tiefling, the Genasi will come bearing many more gifts than those two. One for each element (para-element and quasi-element too?)...
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    Level Up (A5E) A5e Cultures for the Dragonborn in O5e Settings.

    You're playing a Dragonborn who hails from either the Draconic Nation of Tymanther in the Forgotten Realms or from the Dragon continent of Argonessen in the Eberron setting, which A5e cultures would you pick for your character? I have been wondering about this since getting my hands on the A5e...
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    Level Up (A5E) Essence Dragons and a Monstrous Menagerie II?

    The Adventurer's Guide mentions that there are more Essence Dragons besides the Earth, River and Shadow dragons that appeared in the Monstrous Menagerie. Any chance that they might appear in a future Monstrous Menagerie II?
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    Level Up (A5E) Some Planetouched Questions

    1. Considering that in A5e, Race has been broken up into Heritage and Culture, would an individual with the Planetouched heritage and a specific culture (Ex. Mountain Dwarf, Stoic Orc) be considered an Aasimar or a Tiefling of a particular heritage stripe? An Aasimar Dwarf or a Tiefling Orc...
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    Level Up (A5E) Which two Combat Traditions in A5e have you started with or will you be starting with for your character?

    As everyone already knows, there are 11 Combat traditions and 7 character classes that can use them in A5e. If you have started or will be starting out as a Fighter, you can pick and choose any two Combat Traditions at 1st level. If you have started or will be starting as one of the remaining 6...