usually easy to meet the combat requirement of only 1 intervening foe. limited to longbows (which includes composite longbows), so not really a limitation for most builds. 219 (Amazon) Category Religion Requirement(s) Erastil When you are using a longbow, if only a single creature is providing soft cover to your target, your target does not receive the 4 bonus to AC.- Restricted to followers of Erastil. Doesn't work against low walls, tower shields, corners, etc.
Or even if two or more creatures are providing cover. And probably does not count for composite longbows, as they are different weapons that only count as the same regarding proficiency, but this will see table variance.
because their comparison, Arcane Thesis, is sitting over in 3.5, being far more awesome, and probably intentionally not getting ported to Pathfinder. My apologies for not being more clear, I meant that as a response to the above poster's argument that you should only be allowed to take Additional Traits if you role-play some change in background over the course of their adventuring life. So, only longbows and Daikyu (eastern version of longbow) are allowed.
Arcane Thesis reduces the added level of each metamagic effect by one. While Improved Precise Shot is strictly better Deadeye is in almost as good with significantly less requirements. Only prerequisite is to worship a misogynist deity vs 2 feats and BAB 11 2. - Only if he has another creature providing soft cover.
Magical Knack, mostly because there isn't a feat that does something like it.
Affiable is a special case, but nearly as good as Cosmopolitan.
However, it is worth noting that most of these are 'better' than feats because there is no comparable feat. These traits must be chosen from different lists, and cannot be chosen from lists from which you have already selected a character trait.
For example, Magical Lineage and Wayang Spellhunter are awesome, and have no direct comparison... You must meet any additional qualifications for the character traits you choose. And probably does not count for composite longbows, as they are different weapons that only count as the same regarding proficiency, but this will see table variance.
Halfling Luck, despite its name, is a racial bonus and not a luck bonus, so it doesn't apply. No supertraits discussion is complete without Finding Haleen, is it? From my understanding you could do much worse with full out 3.5 material where a bunch of 0 level metamagic effects existed; as somebody else noted it was errata'd that the total spell level can't be lower than the original level, but add in, say, two or three of those 0 metamagics to the above and it goes from an 8th level spell to a 5th or 6th. It's kind of awesome, and far and above the two Pathfinder traits that are its closest equivalent.
Not just better than a feat, better than two feats (as it's basically Fast Learner Toughness). You gain two character traits of your choice (see Chapter 8).