Guided hand doesn't seem to apply wisdom bonus instead of strength/dex


Hi, first time I'm doing this. I hope I'm using the right channel.

So, tried to build a cleric using the "guided hand" feat, which requires "channel smiting" first. Bottom line is that my character is a real weakling with 4 in strength, so I thought "no problem with my wisdom of 20".

Even though I made sure that I chose a deity with the appropriate weapon specialization (in this case Cayden Cailean with a rapier), after I buy and equip a rapier "in my hand", the character sheets shows my to hit to be "-3" (from my puny strength), where I would expect it to be "+5" (from my wisdom).

I suppose it could simply be a case of my being too retarded to figure how to set the character up properly, but then I did the best I could by reading the tutorial, so I'm hoping it's not the case.

I attached the file for your convenience.

Best regards,


Windows 7


David Bender
September 30, 2013, 6:02 AM

v6.01.04 (reasonably current SVN trunk data, ie. later than 6.01.04)
Human Cleric
Select Channel Smite, then Guided Hand feats.
On the Class Abilities tab (under Feats and Abilities) it shows up with the opportunity to select 1 (bottom left), however there is nothing to select (left side panel).

Have tried with Irori (Unarmed Strike), Iomedae (longsword?), Erastil (longbow) and nothing shows up on the left hand side.

Andrew Maitland
September 30, 2013, 2:31 PM

Is your filter view set to TYPE/NAME or Name?

Andrew Maitland
September 30, 2013, 2:40 PM

Display if using 'Type/Name' display option - Completed: At revision: 21546

David Bender
September 30, 2013, 3:03 PM

TYPE/NAME. However, I search for the feat and find it. It is not that I can not find the feat, but that it is not working. I'll download the latest trunk SVN data and ceck it out.

David Bender
September 30, 2013, 3:08 PM

Ah, I see what you are driving at. Guided Hand selection under Class Abilities needs to be sorted by NAME, not TYPE/NAME to see the "sub" selection of ~ Melee or ~ Ranged.

Sorry for the confusion. – david



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