Explosives Expert (3.5e Prestige Class)
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|“||Give me explosive traps, explosive devices, explosion spells: anything that goes 'BANG'!!||”|
|—Glim, Gnomish Explosives expert|
An Explosives expert is a rogue that has gained some skill in explosives.
Becoming a Explosives expert
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|Skills:||Disable Device 8 ranks.|
|Special:||Trapfinding as rogue or similar ability.|
|1st||+0||+0||+2||+0||Disable Explosives Bonus, Cheaper Magical Explosives 15%, Craft Magical Explosive Trap, Explosive trap crafting bonus|
|2nd||+1||+0||+3||+0||Cheaper Magical Explosives 30%|
|3rd||+2||+0||+3||+0||Cheaper Magical Explosives 45%|
|4th||+3||+1||+4||+1||Cheaper Magical Explosives 60%|
|5th||+3||+1||+4||+1||Cheaper Magical Explosives 75%|
Class Skills (8 + Int modifier per level)
All of the following are class features of the Explosives expert.
Disable Explosives Bonus: Whenever the Explosives expert uses the disable device skill to disable an explosive they gain a bonus equal to their class level.
Explosive trap crafting bonus: Whenever the Explosives expert crafts an explosive trap they gain a bonus equal to their Explosives expert level.
Craft Magical Explosive Trap: An Explosives expert is treated as having the Craft Wondrous Item feat for the purpose of crafting explosive traps. His caster level is equal to his character levels.
Cheaper Magical Explosives: The price of crafting an explosive trap is reduced by 15% per Explosives expert level.
Playing a Explosives expert
Combat: An Explosives expert is primarily a trap setter. He uses his ability to disable devices and his ability to use explosives to be an explosive trap master.
Advancement: An Explosives expert usually continues as a rogue or may multi class into any other rogue type class.
Resources: The Explosives experts usually group with rogues.
Explosives experts in the World
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Explosives expert Lore
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|26||<-information so obscure that members of this class might not even know it->.|
Explosives experts in the Game
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