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Compass rose 150.png This page is an official policy on the PathfinderWiki.

It has wide acceptance among editors and is considered a standard that all users should follow.

In accordance with policy, this page has been protected. You can suggest changes by following the revision procedure or discussing it on the talk page.


It is not the intention of PathfinderWiki to provide spoilers for any Pathfinder Adventure Path, Pathfinder Module, of Pathfinder Society scenario though the site's nature as a comprehensive resource makes crossing this line occasionally inevitable. A general rule of thumb is that if an average character, local NPC, or mid-level sage would not have the information in question, it is probably a spoiler to someone. Obviously, there are countless exceptions to this rule, and as time progresses, older products will only become more likely to contain spoilers. Below are the procedures to follow if you find potential major spoilers on the site.


  1. Add the {{Spoiler}} template to the top of the article or section containing the spoiler. This will add the article to [[Category:Articles containing spoilers]].
  2. If you feel the reason for the spoiler warning may be unclear, add your reason for flagging the article to the article's talk page.


Do not edit out information you feel is a spoiler. If no one knows why specific information is missing from an article, future editors will simply add it again. Instead, articles should be as detailed as possible, even if this means they include spoilers. Adherence to this policy will insure that anyone wishing to avoid spoilers has sufficient warning and can navigate away from articles containing them.

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