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You do not gain a bonus action The key here is that action surge does not state states "you gain" and then lists actions you gain. Rather, it states "you can take", then lists the actions you can take, which include those you could already take without action surge. With this in mind, there are two readings of the sentence in question which are ...


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No it doesn't give you another bonus action. The optional part is that if you haven't used your bonus action that turn you can still use it after the action surge so it could be: Action -> Bonus Action -> -AS- Action Action -> -AS- Action -> Bonus Action Source To quote the rules: You can take only one bonus action on your turn, so you must choose ...


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Action surge allows you to take 1 additional action. This is in addition to your existing action and bonus action. Action surge does not grant you an additional bonus action. The rules note that the bonus action is optional because you do not have to use your bonus action on the same turn that you use an action surge, therefore, it is optional. It does not ...


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From the Errata: Melee Attacks (p. 195). The rule on unarmed strikes should read as follows: “Instead of using a weapon to make a melee weapon attack, you can use an unarmed strike: a punch, kick, head-butt, or similar forceful blow (none of which count as weapons). On a hit, an unarmed strike deals bludgeoning damage equal to 1 + your Strength ...


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No, unarmed strikes aren't considered weapons. Official errata has stated that Weapons (p. 149). Unarmed strike doesn’t belong on the Weapons table. But Jeremy Crawford has clarified via Twitter that ...[The melee attack errata] lets melee weapon attacks use unarmed strikes, despite those strikes not being weapons. So you can use your unarmed ...



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