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Yes. Damage from the same source with multiple damage types (such as a grimlock's Spiked Bone Club attack, or the flame strike spell) is all inflicted at once. Nothing in the rules for Damage Types (PHB, p. 196) indicates that a given effect is restricted to a single type of damage. The wording for these effects doesn't separate the damage types into ...


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Yes. The instant death/death check rules are not as legalistically clear as one might like, but the intent is that they count per attack. The grimlock's club is one attack even though it delivers multiple dice/types of damage, so the total is what is applied to the Instant Death rule. See under "Damage," Each weapon, spell, and harmful monster ...



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