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    NecromancerGuy

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    I seem to recall a feat that would essentially allow you to cannibalise the charges of a wand or staff in order to cast spells you have prepared without losing them. Can anyone tell me where I saw this?

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    Arg! it took me forever to find it: wand modulation from complete scoundrel
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    Not quite what I'm looking for but thank you. I still think I saw something where you could draw off charges and use them in place of your prepared spells a la rod of absorption. I'll keep looking.
    Last edited by Laesin; 2008-05-07 at 12:37 AM. Reason: clarification

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    But isn't that wand modulation does? You burn wand charges to cast any spell you know of the same level as the wand's spell or lower.
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    Not quite. You cast wand modulation, then you cast the spell you want (Max third level for a wand of a fourth level spell) to use into the wand. Then you can use the wand as if it was a wand of that spell at minimum caster level. I'm hoping to draw off charges from the wand to power my spells.
    Last edited by Laesin; 2008-05-07 at 12:44 AM. Reason: typo

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    The only feat I found that was similar was the Master Staff and Master Wand that are epic, but they do the opposite: You use your spell slots in place of charges to activate the item, if I understood the confusing wording.

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    Bah, must have been something from a 3pp. Maybe I'll just homebrew it, though using those feats as templates would make its prerequisites prohibitive.

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    Magic of Arcanis or Players Guide to Arcanis I think is what you are looking for...will have to grab my book to double check but there are "harvesters" in the book that can suck magic.

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    I looked at this thread and thought. "Wand bombs!" and immediately started to homebrew a mechanic for them.

    Cool idea, you must admit. Fiddle with wire and a wand for a bit, then toss the thing and run for cover! BOOM!
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyMolo View Post
    I looked at this thread and thought. "Wand bombs!" and immediately started to homebrew a mechanic for them.

    Cool idea, you must admit. Fiddle with wire and a wand for a bit, then toss the thing and run for cover! BOOM!
    Damnit, you are NOT turning my Wand of Magic Missiles into a phaser set to overload.
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    Last edited by Laesin; 2008-05-07 at 08:07 PM. Reason: typo

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