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To get a Sneak Attack, you require either advantage on the attack roll or an ally within 5 feet of the target. An Assassin Rogue gets advantage when attacking a foe who has not yet had a turn in this combat (Assassinate feature) so you can choose to use Sneak Attack if you hit. If an Assassin Rogue scores a hit on a surprised foe then the hit is ...


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Sneak Attack (Usually) Requires Advantage You can add sneak attack damage, "…if you have advantage on the attack roll…" or "…if another enemy of the target is within 5 feet of it, that enemy isn't incapacitated, and you don't have disadvantage on the attack roll," (PH96). Surprised Doesn't Grant Advantage When you're surprised, "you can't move or take an ...


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Normally, you would be correct; if a level 2 Rogue (or level 3 rogue of any other Archetype except Assassin) catches an enemy by surprise or takes their turn before the start of the targets initiative count, they would also need Advantage on the attack for it to apply Sneak Attack. A level 3 Rogue with the Assassin Archetype get's the Assassinate feature, ...


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Okay, I found the answer. Yes, in fact, Ambush damage does stack with Sniper Shot, as it says so at the end of the Sniper Shot description.


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If the enemy fails to spot you, they won't even know your general location at all. The Stealth rules say clearly : Sniping If you've already successfully used Stealth at least 10 feet from your target, you can make one ranged attack and then immediately use Stealth again. You take a –20 penalty on your Stealth check to maintain your obscured ...


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As long as you disappear completely from vieww, when you come back, you are considered hidden for that first attack (not first attack that hits). So yes, in theory you can walk between sides of the ship to get off one sneak attack each round.


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Not sure on your first question, but to your second question: Once you attack you give up your position. U n s e e n A t t a c k e r s a n d T a r g e t s 1. Choose a target. Pick a target within your attack’s range: a creature, an object, or a location. 2. Determine modifiers. The DM determines whether the target has cover and whether you have advantage or ...


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I'd let him do it once, the first time during an encounter. After that, it's no longer a Sneak Attack. Despite the fact that he is hidden, the enemy is aware of his location and that he is hostile. If there were two doorways and the defender was uncertain which he might attack from, I might be more tempted to allow it. Just disappearing from sight does not ...


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No To Sneak need Weapon Magic Stone gives Spell Attack So no Sneak with Stone


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Jeremy Crawford on this. Throwing by hand, no. A pebble isn't a finesse or ranged weapon. Hurling with a sling, yes. Sneak Attack (PHB p.96, emphasis mine) Beginning at 1st level, you know how to strike subtly and exploit a foe’s distraction. Once per turn, you can deal an extra 1d6 damage to one creature you hit with an attack if you have ...


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No/Sometimes The relevant text is if the creature is an enemy of the creature. If I'm in medieval times, and someone comes out me with a lance riding a horse, that person is surely my enemy, but the horse is not my enemy. According to English, an enemy is someone who attacks or tries to harm another, or is hostile. If the horse wishes me no ill-will, ...


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Yes. But it needs a feat. Subduing Strike, a feat from the Book of Exalted Deeds (pg 46) allows you to do nonlethal damage with any melee weapon, including Sneak Attack. See Do natural attacks count as melee weapons? for further details on natural weapons as melee weapon. If you are a Monk, the Monk's Unarmed Strike class feature, allows for nonlethal ...


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No, unless your natural weapon normally deals nonlethal damage. With a sap (blackjack) or an unarmed strike, a rogue can make a sneak attack that deals nonlethal damage instead of lethal damage. She cannot use a weapon that deals lethal damage to deal nonlethal damage in a sneak attack, not even with the usual -4 penalty. (emphasis mine) Natural ...



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