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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 ...


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You're safe... The spell flaming sphere says A burning globe of fire rolls in whichever direction you point and burns those it strikes. It moves 30 feet per round. As part of this movement, it can ascend or jump up to 30 feet to strike a target. If it enters a space with a creature, it stops moving for the round and deals 3d6 points of fire damage to ...


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The answer is on page 145 of the DM Manual. A creature's damage resistance is ineffective against combined damage types unless the creature has damage resistance to each of the damage types, and the only the weakest of the resistances applies. For example, a creature has resist 10 lighting and resist 5 thunder and an attack deals 15 lightning and ...


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By Raw it isn't possible to walk through a Flaming Sphere, as the spell creates a semi-solid spongy flaming object. However, normal clothes would burn just fine.. if it weren't for a few.. issues. By Raw energy damage such as fire, lightning, or cold deals half damage to objects, so hardness is calculated after the damage is divided by two. Energy ...


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Ask your GM. Generally, effects that damage characters don't damage the items they're carrying unless some specific rule exception or effect says that they do. This particular case is unusual, however: Most forms of energy resistance are magical in nature and assumed to apply to an adventurer's gear as much as their bodies, but as you've intuited, your ...


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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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Normally it does bludgeoning. So as the other commenters have said it would not overcome dr/slashing. However there is a nice little feat called versatile strike that allows unarmed strikes to do piercing, slashing,or bludgeoning at your choice as a swift action each turn. Hope that helps. The feat is in player's handbook II.



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