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I have a level 9 Swordmage and I just got Forceful Dismissal. One question I had about it was the push part: "push the target a number of squares equal to your Strength modifier." Does that strength modifier include my half-level bonus?


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The half-level bonus is for attacks, defenses, and skill/ability checks. It does not apply to anything else, and especially not to damage or forced movement distances.

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And to further clarify, Strength Mod refers to your strength stat -10, /2 rounded down. Strength Check refers to strength mod + 1/2 level bonus. – Joshua Aslan Smith Jul 3 '13 at 18:43
Thank you for the very quick responses :) – Drae Jul 3 '13 at 19:04

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