I'm creating a druid and came across an interesting tactic that seems to be both overpowered and allowed as the rules are written. (Our characters will be level 5 due to people wanting to keep their ...
I seem to remember in previous versions of D&D, Grappling would grant bonuses to attackers and make grappling creatures harder to attack and such things. However, I'm reading the rules for ...
I have been making a new wizard lately and I have been trying to have many ways of avoiding statuses/effects that easily disable/endanger a caster. As many of you know, one of these is Grapple, and ...
I am playing a monk in our Oriental Adventures campaign, and recently we had a situation where another player was grappling a wu jen spell caster. We thought about breaking her neck to quickly get rid ...
Can a monster with a flying speed grapple a PC, use half its movement to fly directly up then drop the player in the same turn? Would any 5th edition core book ruling prevent me from doing any part ...
Rake descriptions are annoyingly unclear. Does winning a grapple check let you rake immediately as a free/triggered/no action, or Is winning a grapple check simply a prerequisite for being able to ...
I'll be DMing an encounter in a couple of weeks that involves the party of PCs invading a den full of Asabi. The PCs are lvl 9-10, and the Asabi commander is similar level (RHD 3 / Rogue 3 / Hexblade ...
This question is related to another recent one, since I couldn't figure out the answer, even though I had all the resources. Let's have an owlbear character that uses Improved Grab after successfully ...
Question When the grappler attempts to maintain the grapple (PH 156), how much movement can the grappler take to move into the target's space? Comments say this issue apparently goes unaddressed in ...
So, I was DMing a one-shot test dungeon with some Vexgit Gremlins (backported from PF) in it, and the party mage (Wiz3, 0 STR mod, +2 DEX mod) grappled one of them easily as they're Tiny, then ...
The SRD for improved grab states (emphasis mine): If a creature with this special attack hits with a melee weapon (usually a claw or bite attack), it deals normal damage and attempts to start ...