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A character may add new classes as he or she progresses in level, thus becoming a multiclass character. The class abilities from a character's different classes combine to determine a multiclass character's overall abilities. Multiclassing improves a character's versatility at the expense of focus.
As a general
rule, the abilities of a multiclass character are the sum of the abilities of
each of the character's classes.
level" is a character's total number of levels. It is used to determine when
feats and ability score boosts are gained.
"Class level" is a character's level in a particular class. For a character whose levels are all in the same class, character level and class level are the same.
character gains hit points from each class as his or her class level increases,
adding the new hit points to the previous total.
the base attack bonuses acquired for each class to get the character's base attack
bonus. A resulting value of +6 or higher provides the character with multiple
the base save bonuses for each class together.
If a skill is a class skill for any of a multiclass character's classes, then
character level determines a skill's maximum rank. (The maximum rank for a class
skill is 3 + character level.)
a skill is not a class skill for any of a multiclass character's classes, the
maximum rank for that skill is one-half the maximum for a class skill.
A multiclass character gets all the class features of all his or her classes but
must also suffer the consequences of the special restrictions of all his or her
classes. (Exception A character who acquires the barbarian class does not
the special case of turning undead, both clerics and experienced paladins have
the same ability. If the character's paladin level is 4th or higher, her effective
turning level is her cleric level plus her paladin level minus 3.
the special case of uncanny dodge, both experienced barbarians and experienced
rogues have the same ability. When a barbarian/rogue would gain uncanny dodge
a second time (for her second class), she instead gains improved uncanny dodge,
if she does not already have it. Her barbarian and rogue levels stack to determine
the rogue level an attacker needs to flank her.
the special case of obtaining a familiar, both wizards and sorcerers have the
same ability. A sorcerer/wizard stacks his sorcerer and wizard levels to determine
the familiar's natural armor, Intelligence score, and special abilities.
A multiclass character gains feats based on character levels, regardless of individual
multiclass character gains ability score increases based on character level, regardless
of individual class level.
The character gains spells from all of his or her spellcasting classes and keeps a separate spell list for each class. If a spell's effect is based on the class level of the caster, the player must keep track of which class's spell list the character is casting the spell from.
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