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No, DR and resistances do not stack. DR only protects against the physical damage type. Resistances apply to other damages types, like fire, acid, electricity and so on. There is no overlap between damage types. In your example, with 10 physical + 6 electricity damage: A monster with DR 5/- would receive 5 physical and 6 electricity damage. A monster ...


The order you use to apply resistances and damage reduction doesn't matter. In your example, the tiefling is hit for 16 total damage, 10 physical and 6 electric. The adamantium DR takes off 2 points from the physical (leaving 8). The fiendish electrical resistance takes off 5 points from the shocking grasp effect (leaving 1). Ultimately, that tiefling ...

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