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    So, my DM recently granted my Crusader/Paladin/Ruby Knight Windicator (who has about 40 Charisma) an item that gives him his level to all Charisma-related skills. He is level 32.

    Now, obviously, my first action next level (and levels come quickly in our campaigns) will be to put a single rank in UMD, because between that and our near-bottomless supply of gold, there is so much win to be had.

    Now, Timestop is the obvious use of it, allowing me to self-buff and lay out some battlefield control.

    What other uses can you think of?
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    Ring of Evasion means never playing a monk with monk levels again. There is just no reason to dip that stuff. I know we're all about using every part of the buffalo here, but can we just admit that it's inedible?

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    A question could be: why did you wait so long? with 40 cha, there was no need for a +32...

    Anyway: wand of glibness. Then procede to bluff major demons/devils/whateveryouwant (starting from a minimum of +77, not counting ranks in bluff). After they revealed all their secret plans, allies, etc., you can smite 'em.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Killer Angel View Post
    A question could be: why did you wait so long? with 40 cha, there was no need for a +32...

    Anyway: wand of glibness. Then (starting from a +78) procede to bluff major demons/devils/whateveryouwant. After they revealed all their secret plans, allies, etc., you can smite 'em.
    I actually already have permanent Glibness, from the same item that's giving me the +level to those skills.
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    Ring of Evasion means never playing a monk with monk levels again. There is just no reason to dip that stuff. I know we're all about using every part of the buffalo here, but can we just admit that it's inedible?

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    Get a wand for every level 1-4 spell. Yes, every. Now you are ready for any utility situation. If your money isn't that bottomless, get multiple scrolls of each and wands for the major ones. Leave out non-utility spells in this case. Store in handy haversack(s).
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    Does transparency exist between UMD and UPD? If so... dorjes, dorjes, dorjes! A dorje is like a wand, only better because it can go up to 9th level. Use them, and use them well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zaq View Post
    Does transparency exist between UMD and UPD? If so... dorjes, dorjes, dorjes! A dorje is like a wand, only better because it can go up to 9th level. Use them, and use them well.
    Typically my DM considers Psionics a branch of magic, so I will have to look into this.

    Quote Originally Posted by ericgrau View Post
    Get a wand for every level 1-4 spell. Yes, every. Now you are ready for any utility situation. If your money isn't that bottomless, get multiple scrolls of each and wands for the major ones. Leave out non-utility spells in this case. Store in handy haversack(s).
    To illustrate the bottomlessness of our money supply: We can have anything up to a +5 item, so long as we have access to it, and our funds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc Roc View Post
    Ring of Evasion means never playing a monk with monk levels again. There is just no reason to dip that stuff. I know we're all about using every part of the buffalo here, but can we just admit that it's inedible?

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