You can now get all-around vision, blindsense 30 feet, darkvision 60 feet (even though you get it for free already), low-light vision, scent, constrict, disease, DR 5/—, fear aura, grab, jet, natural cunning, overwhelming, poison, pounce, rake, trample, trip, unnatural aura, and web. At this level, the slams deals 1d4 damage plus strength. Polymorph into a small or medium monstrous vermin. Example: Craig the 5th-level human wizard knows Alter Self. If you were previously small, you lose the +1 to attacks and AC for being small, as well as the +4 size bonus to Stealth checks. Marly wears bracers of armor +1, a ring of protection +1, a cloak of resistance +1, a Quick Runner's shirt, and a belt of physical perfection +2. From the bestiary entry for Small Earth Elementals, Marly gains a 20 ft. move speed. Even with the improved reach and slam damage, Beast Shape IV is still a better combat option, and Air Elemental stopped being a scout several levels ago, even with the improved fly speed. Because it is large, we adjust the horse's size down to medium (Str 12, Dex 16, Con 15), then apply the Beast Shape modifiers for Large animals (See Beast Shape II), giving it Str 16, Dex 14, Con 15, and a +4 bonus to natural armor. By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. Being a larger elemental with no additional speed actually makes the Medium Air Elemental a worse scout than the small elemental, and none of the other elementals gain meaningful combat options. Blue: Fantastic options, often essential to the function of your character. At this level you must compete with Beast Shape IV, which turns you into a chimera. Darkvision greater than 60 ft.), you get the creature's version. Considering how poor the options were for Undead Anatomy II, it should come as no surprise that the options for Undead Anatomy III are similarly poor. --Rules of the Game: Polymorphing (Part Two), Special Attacks (Unless they are mentioned in the spell's description). Are you good and confused? El daño cancelará el efecto. I still eat crab from time to time, but I have to very conciously will myself to not think about how closely related they are to bugs. You can get climb 30 feet, fly 30 feet (average maneuverability), swim 30 feet, darkvision 60 feet, low-light vision, and scent. 2 PCN: a practical guide Disclaimer This document aims to assist users in complying with their Article 45 and Annex VIII obligations under the CLP Regulation. He does not get the elemental's burrow speed, as it is not specified in the spell. However, all three of those creaures are templated creatures, and are therefore disallowed by the general Polymorph rules. alchemist 3, bloodrager 3, magus 3, sorcerer/wizard 3, 4th-level Wild Shape. Recommended articles Citing articles (0) Peer review under responsibility of Shenyang Pharmaceutical University. That's a lot of breath weapon damage. Small Vermin: you gain a +2 size bonus to your Dexterity and a +2 natural armor bonus. By Eun Hee Lee. Many polymorph options will give you a bous to natural armor, but this is very unlikely to keep up with a fighter in full plate. Check with your DM. Polymorph allows you to duplicate the effects of Beast Shape II, Elemental Body I, and Alter Self, so let's look at some examples. Polymorph is an amazing product, it's a plastic polymer that softens and melts in hot water (62C). Limitado a 1.Solo funciona con bestias, humanoides y alimañas.Glifo de Forma de alimañaCuando afecta a alimañas, puede afectar a varios objetivos y dura 1 día Grim Reaper is the fastest both in land speed and fly speed, the Leng Ghoul has the best burrow and climb speeds, and the Draugr is the only option with a swim speed. Because he is still a humanoid, his items all continue to function normally. DIY Material Guide: Polymorph Plastic ( a Thermal Plastic With Low Melting Point): This is not so much an instructable, but a guide on what you can do with this incredibly useful plastic for DIY projects.The low working temperature of 60 degrees Celsius makes it as easy to work as Playdoh, when cooled to room temperature, it has s… Where normally a wizard would need to dump his ability points into intelligence, a Transmuter needs to give up some of his intelligence to put points into Strength, Dexterity, and Constitution. Cambridge Core - Mineralogy, Petrology and Volcanology - A Practical Guide to Rock Microstructure - by Ron H. Vernon You'll likely get much better results from Giant Form I at this level. Your size also gives you 15 foot reach. Because you give up armor and shield bonuses when you polymorph, your AC may not be good enough to protect you. However, Craig acquires a detailed sculpture of a Sasquatch from a traveler who lives in an area where sasquatches are common, giving Craig a +2 modifier, and allowing him to meet the required +9 modifier to polymorph into a sasquatch. Monstrous physique runs the same levels as Beast Shape, so it's easy to make comparisons between the two. Medium Humanoids: You get +2 size bonus to strength from the spell. However, users are reminded that the text of the CLP Regulation is the only authentic legal reference and that the information in this document does not constitute legal advice. At 6d8 damage, the breath weapon isn't your best combat option. You could be a large fire elmental and set some people on fire, or you can be a chimera and set the whole room fire. taken from the body of the creature. I can't reasonably cover every possible form for every polymorph form available, so this guide will generally only go into the options presented in the original Bestiary. Full casters should use Beast Shape III instead. The Ability score modifiers are size modifiers, so they don't stack with whatever you get from your race or from spells like Enlarge Person. grimalt@ub.edu The scalp is unique among skin areas in humans, with high follicular density and a high rate of sebum production. This means that Troll is essentially the only option worth considering, which is fine because Troll is pretty fantastic. Rank 1. If you turn a creature into another kind of creature, the new form can be any kind you choose whose challenge rating is equal to or less than the target's (or its level, if the target doesn't have a challenge rating)." If you polymorph into one of these, here's what happens: "While most of these should be obvious, the GM is the final arbiter of what abilities depend on form and are lost when a new form is assumed. You can get climb 60 feet, fly 60 feet (good maneuverability), swim 60 feet, darkvision 60 feet, low-light vision, scent, freeze, grab, leap attack, mimicry, pounce, sound mimicry, speak with sharks, and trip. Your reach goes up to 10 feet (15 feet with bite), and your natural weapon damage goes up with your size. ": So no wands, staves, potions, or many slotless magic items. So, a reasonably gamemaster might ask "How can I allow polymorph in my game without letting it totally unbalance the game?". ": So halflings don't get extra strength from polymorphing into something really big. Turn your Rogue into a Giant Octopus for 8 tentacle sneak attacks. "While under the effects of a polymorph spell, you lose all extraordinary and supernatural abilities that depend on your original form (such as keen senses, scent, and darkvision), as well as any natural attacks and movement types possessed by your original form. polymorph (third-person singular simple present polymorphs, present participle polymorphing, simple past and past participle polymorphed) (intransitive) To transform; to change into another form. Also note that many colored items are also links to the Paizo SRD. In this case, Polymorph behaves like Alter Self. Polymorph into tiny or large monstrous humanoids. The Chimera doesn't get reach, but it's large, gets the same number of natural attacks with better damage, and it has a breath weapon that also deals 6d8 damage and can be used every 1d4 rounds. Beast shape gives you +6 strength, -2 dexterity, +2 constitution, and +6 natural armor. With spells available to cover the dragons' weaknesses, they are essentially identical except for their breath weapons. Keep in mind that you only get these if specified in the spell's entry. Functions as Elemental Body I, Beast Shape II, or Alter Self, with the added ability to cast it on other willing targets. If Craig wants to polymorph into a Sasquatch (which he has read about, but never seen), his +8 modifier won't be enough to cover the required modifier of +9. The natural weapons still aren't great, but you get Regeneration and Darkvision. Large Animals: you gain a +4 size bonus to your Strength, a -2 penalty to your Dexterity, and a +4 natural armor bonus. Your ability scores are not modified by this change unless noted by the spell. However, there are exceptions (like Beast Shape 1 vs. Monstrous Physique 1), and there is something to be said for the ability to cast spells while polymorphed. Still, Vermin Shape I should reasonably be a spell level lower to make it comparable to other polymorph options. The chimera gives up 10 feet of fly speed, but is otherwise better than a medium dragon as a combat monster. Marly loses his darkvision and his 20 foot movement speed. alchemist 6, magus 6, sorcerer/wizard 6, 10th-level Wild Shape. You can get climb 30 feet, fly 30 feet (average maneuverability), swim 30 feet, darkvision 60 feet, low-light vision, scent, and lunge. Green: Good options. A practical step-by-step guide to wavelet analysis is given, with examples taken from time series of the El Niño– Southern Oscillation (ENSO). Items that provide constant bonuses and do not need to be activated continue to function while melded in this way (with the exception of armor and shield bonuses, which cease to function). He gains the human 30 foot move speed, and a +2 size bonus to strength, as specified in the Alter Self spell description. Because the breath weapon will be strictly worse than a Fireball at this level, the breath weapon isn't really worth considering, so each dragon is functionally identical. You can also get climb 30 feet, fly 30 feet (average maneuverability), swim 30 feet, low-light vision, and scent. Literally all of the options are terrible. Halflings have higher dex, but lower strength. This levels competes with Beast Shape III, which adds Rake to the already formidable Dire Tiger, and introduces the Mastodon for stomping mobs. For additional options, check the official Bestiary Index and filter by the creature type and size that you want. For area control in combat, use Stegosaurus. They may also be able to perform somatic components with your DM's permission. You can get climb 30 feet, fly 30 feet (average maneuverability), swim 30 feet, darkvision 60 feet, low-light vision, and scent, and the aquatic and amphibious subtypes. You gain elemental immunity, and you can use your breath weapon at 12d8 damage every 1d4 rounds. Air elementals are scouts, earth elementals are damage dealing tanks, fire elementals are strikers, and water elementals are low-damage tanks. 120 foot fly speed is fantastic, and you get blindsense, 120 foot darkvision, and a frightful presence. An unwilling creature must make a Wisdom saving throw to avoid the effect. "These attacks are based on your base attack bonus, modified by your Strength or Dexterity as appropriate, and use your Strength modifier for determining damage bonuses.". Your slams increases to 1d6 damage plus strength. Full casters still have the same problems that they did in Giant Form I. Regeneration is still really good, so look for forms with Regeneration. Copyright © 2014 Shenyang Pharmaceutical University. Full casters who don't have something like power attack to boost their damage will probably get more out of Storm Hag, but alchemists and magi will likely be able to do more with the gargoyle's additional attack. "If your new form does not cause your equipment to meld into your form, the equipment resizes to match your new size." ": "Depend on your original form" is important here. However, he does get the Earth Glide ability. Druids who plan to rely on wild shape must do the same, instead sacrificing some of their wisdom. Senses: Darkvision, Low-Light Vision, Blindsense, etc. For scouting, continue to use Dire Rat or Eagle if you want speed, or switch to Viper or Hawk if you need stealth. Darkvision, and you can afford to not focus on polymorphing, can! Weaknesses, they are essentially identical except for their breath weapons counts for these purposes and ceilings continues keep! 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