Draegnoth
 member, 4 posts
 Been playing for 25 years
 Can fill any role
Sun 22 Nov 2020
at 01:13
Vow of Poverty fix
What is everyone's thoughts on Vow of Poverty. The numbers still heavily favor not taking it and using gear instead but it can be useful for Monks. Only the fixed version on the GITP forums. The feat as written in The Book of Exalted Deeds is not worth using.
phoenix9lives
 member, 1046 posts
 GENE POLICE!  YOU!
 GET OUTTA THE POOL!
Sun 22 Nov 2020
at 04:34
Vow of Poverty fix
It can be useful for Sorcerors and wizards, too.
Draegnoth
 member, 5 posts
 Been playing for 25 years
 Can fill any role
Sun 22 Nov 2020
at 05:02
Vow of Poverty fix
In reply to phoenix9lives (msg # 2):

Sorcerer more than Wizard but thats true. It's an interesting way to go with a character.
Korentin_Black
 member, 566 posts
 I remember when all
 this was just fields...
Sun 22 Nov 2020
at 07:19
Vow of Poverty fix

 It's more than a little wiggy on a Druid too... Last time I took it was for an angry paladin with a vicious and much-put upon Mule 'mount' though. ^_^
phoenix9lives
 member, 1047 posts
 GENE POLICE!  YOU!
 GET OUTTA THE POOL!
Sun 22 Nov 2020
at 08:27
Vow of Poverty fix
Add ot to a monk, and you kind of double up on powers.  You give them the hand-to-hand abilities of a Way of the Open Hand monk, even if they follow another Way.
Brianna
 member, 2226 posts
Mon 23 Nov 2020
at 09:58
Vow of Poverty fix
I remember playing with someone who had a Monk character with VoP.  I don't know what it would be like at low levels, but we had a few, and he was awesome!
NowhereMan
 member, 395 posts
Mon 23 Nov 2020
at 17:14
Vow of Poverty fix
We had one, too. His name was J, as he'd donated the rest of the letters to charity. He was a horribly greedy creature, squeezing every last red cent out of our patrons so he could donate the proceeds to his various charities.
OceanLake
 supporter, 1144 posts
Tue 24 Nov 2020
at 00:49
Vow of Poverty fix
I'm guessing that if magic items are few and far between, vow of poverty min-maxes.
Draegnoth
 member, 11 posts
 Been playing for 25 years
 Can fill any role
Tue 24 Nov 2020
at 01:26
Vow of Poverty fix
I suppose it could but I rarely see low magic campaigns.
phoenix9lives
 member, 1048 posts
 GENE POLICE!  YOU!
 GET OUTTA THE POOL!
Tue 24 Nov 2020
at 01:33
Vow of Poverty fix
Now, I have a sorceror and a monk I want to try out in a game.....