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Purpose What is the purpose of a spell attack modifier?

In the 5e Player HandbookPlayer's Handbook, the Wizard Class on page 114 defines a Spell Attackspell attack modifier, but the spells I have looked at all specify attack damage without using this modifier or mentioning it. I can't determine what it has to do with anything. Where does it come into the game?

Purpose of spell attack modifier

In the 5e Player Handbook, the Wizard Class on page 114 defines a Spell Attack modifier, but the spells I have looked at all specify attack damage without using this modifier or mentioning it. I can't determine what it has to do with anything. Where does it come into the game?

What is the purpose of a spell attack modifier?

In the 5e Player's Handbook, the Wizard Class on page 114 defines a spell attack modifier, but the spells I have looked at all specify attack damage without using this modifier or mentioning it. I can't determine what it has to do with anything. Where does it come into the game?

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D&D 5th edition rules - usage Purpose of spell attack modifier

We are newbies trying to getIn the rules down, and while we have mostly been able to resolve our own questions we still have some we haven't been able to answer.

5e Player handbook onHandbook, the Wizard Class on page 114 defines a Spell Attack modifier  , but the spells I have looked at all specify attack damage without using this modifier or mentioning it. I can't determine what it has to do with anything. Where does it come in tointo the game?

D&D 5th edition rules - usage of spell attack modifier

We are newbies trying to get the rules down, and while we have mostly been able to resolve our own questions we still have some we haven't been able to answer.

Player handbook on the Wizard Class page 114 defines a Spell Attack modifier  , but the spells I have looked at all specify attack damage without using this modifier or mentioning it. I can't determine what it has to do with anything. Where does it come in to the game?

Purpose of spell attack modifier

In the 5e Player Handbook, the Wizard Class on page 114 defines a Spell Attack modifier, but the spells I have looked at all specify attack damage without using this modifier or mentioning it. I can't determine what it has to do with anything. Where does it come into the game?

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Working out D&D 5th edition rules - usage of spell attack modifier

We are newbies trying to get the rules down, and have some questions we haven't been able to resolve yet. We may have more, but so farwhile we have mostly been able to work outresolve our own answers. Here are a couple of placesquestions we still have some we haven't been able to yetanswer. 

1)Player handbook on the Wizard Class page 114 hasdefines a Spell Attack modifier , but the spells I have looked at all specify attack damage without using this modifier or mentioning it. I can't determine what it has to do with anything.

2) I'm not sure I understand the purpose of the different types of damage, i.e. if I take 3 cold damage as opposed Where does it come in to 3 fire damage, I lose 3 hit points, but what else? Is the only purpose that maybe I have defense against fire damage, but not cold damagegame?

Working out D&D 5th edition rules

We are newbies trying to get the rules down, and have some questions we haven't been able to resolve yet. We may have more, but so far we have mostly been able to work out our own answers. Here are a couple of places we haven't been able to yet.

1) Wizard page 114 has a Spell Attack modifier , but the spells I have looked at all specify attack damage without using this modifier or mentioning it. I can't determine what it has to do with anything.

2) I'm not sure I understand the purpose of the different types of damage, i.e. if I take 3 cold damage as opposed to 3 fire damage, I lose 3 hit points, but what else? Is the only purpose that maybe I have defense against fire damage, but not cold damage?

D&D 5th edition rules - usage of spell attack modifier

We are newbies trying to get the rules down, and while we have mostly been able to resolve our own questions we still have some we haven't been able to answer. 

Player handbook on the Wizard Class page 114 defines a Spell Attack modifier , but the spells I have looked at all specify attack damage without using this modifier or mentioning it. I can't determine what it has to do with anything. Where does it come in to the game?

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