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Unless you want it to just cause automatic death, the answer you're looking for is on Page 42 of the DMG. If you're consulting that page for other purposes, please note the errata. First, determine whether this situation is easily repeated ("normal damage") or something that could only be set up once an encounter or so ("limited damage"). Next, determine ...


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Do what's cinematic While almost none of the specific example you gave actually works like that (which has been covered enough in Brian's answer and in comments on your original question), when you leave rulespace and enter improvisationland, the important thing is to have fun. A lot of DMs use the improvised weapon rules for things like this. This is ...


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It really sucks to be this Psion's "ally". Treat this betrayal as a normal readied attack from the weapon and player involved, or as a trap, depending on how much bracing is available. First, a clarification. This question should never come up in play, because Telekinetic Lift's target is: Target: One ally, helpless enemy, or object that weighs 400 ...


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The Absolute Basics At its most basic, the game works like this. When making a melee attack, add the creature's base attack bonus and the creature's Strength modifier to the result of 1d20. If this attack roll equals or exceeds the foe's Armor Class, the creature hits and deals damage. Roll the weapon's damage and add the creature's Strength modifier. ...


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As I'm wielding a crossbow, would I add my attack missile bonus (+12) to my attack roll to see if I get past the AC, or to the damage roll to see how much damage I deal? The listed missile attack bonus is used to determine if you hit something; it's added only to your attack rolls. The damage rolls are determined seperately. For a crossbow, by ...


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Rules on bonuses say: Most bonuses have a type, and as a general rule, bonuses of the same type are not cumulative (do not “stack”)—only the greater bonus granted applies. and Bonuses without a type always stack, unless they are from the same source. And Bane property have this part: A bane weapon excels against certain foes. Against a ...



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