On a successful check, you hit and deal damage. However, unarmed attacks aren’t weapons, and effects and abilities that work with … Crossbow (Hand, Heavy, or Regular): The range is excellent, and you won't suffer if your Strength is below 10, but the damage is at most 1d10 (avg. Back when Pathfinder 2E was released, I tried creating a human fighter with an elven curve blade. You can Strike with your fist or another body part, calculating your attack and damage rolls in the same way you would with a weapon. Dexterity (Dex) Dexterity measures agility, reflexes, and balance. There is a feat that allows you to sub Dex for damage, its in Ultimate Feats from Mongoose Publishing, and I think its in the Net Book of Feats. You can Grab an Edge as a reaction (page 472) to reduce or eliminate the damage from some falls. Source Pathfinder #149: Against the Scarlet Triad pg. ... (Dex) Arcana (Int) Athletics ... you attempt checks to determine if you can damage your foe with weapons, spells, or alchemical concoctions. It only adds to the attack roll. Attack of Opportunity: Very few creatures in Pathfinder 2e have the ability to punish creatures for moving through their reach, so most creatures can simply rush past each other to reach vulonerable targets. The reduction can’t be greater than the depth of the water (so when falling into water that is only 10 feet deep, you treat the fall as 10 feet shorter). Unarmed attacks can belong to a weapon group (page 280), and they might have weapon traits (page 282). If you rule it as a 'melee' attack on ranged you might allow using the feat from Path of War allowing you to add damage to weapons usable by finesse. As useful as dexterity is otherwise, this still feels like a bad tradeoff and low damage for someone whose job it is to deal damage. 6.5) from a Cantrip at 1st level, and your Cantrip damage will scale every other level while the crossbow languishes. Almost all characters start out trained in unarmed attacks. 4.5), compared to 1d4+4 (avg. If the weapon is a melee weapon, you use the same ability modifier for that attack roll and damage roll that you would use for a melee attack with the weapon. Just subs Dex for Str for damage. 278 2.0 Most characters in Pathfinder carry weapons, ranging from mighty warhammers to graceful bows to even simple clubs. Dex-fighters have been an argument across forums for at least twenty years, I'm pretty sure there were ways to get dex-to-damage in 3e, even if they weren't widely applicable, and 4e was all in for adding various attributes to attacks and damage. Base Weapons Source Core Rulebook pg. 274 2.0 Armor increases your character’s defenses, but some medium or heavy armor can hamper movement. If you want to increase your character’s defense beyond the protection your armor provides, they can use a shield. More detailed rules for falling damage … Full details on how you calculate the bonuses, modifiers, and penalties for attack rolls and damage rolls are given in Chapter 9, but they’re summarized here, followed by the rules for weapons and dozens of … Using a Finesse weapon allows using DEX, but normal melee weapons would use STR: If a weapon has the thrown property, you can throw the weapon to make a ranged attack. Base Armor Source Core Rulebook pg. Pathfinder Ranged Attack; Pathfinder 2e Ranged Attack; May 21, 2014 Aside from Gunslinger there is basically no way to add dex to ranged damage and you won't find something in 3.5 neither. Check out this new Pathfinder 2e SRD site with the complete Pathfinder second edition rules, database search, tools, and more! 80 Your companion is a camel or llama Size Medium or Large Melee jaws, Damage 1d6 piercing Str +3, Dex +2, Con +2, Int-4, Wis +1, Cha +0 Hit Points 8 Skill Survival Senses low-light vision, scent (imprecise, 30 feet) Speed 35 feet Its callled accurate attack. But I ended up dealing 1d8+2 damage with a two-handed weapon, having brought my strength up to 14. Prereqs are weapon finesse, and it only works on one selected weapon (ie dagger, rapier, etc).