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I'm dungeon master and characters has awaken Tarrasque, team is like the following:

  • barbarian, 10 level
  • wizard, 10 level
  • cleric, 10 level
  • mage, 10 level
  • fighter, 10 level
  • ranger, 10 level

Mages don't have teleportation and they are not prepared (traps, support nearby) in any way.

There is chance they will survive this monster? They can fight and survive it ?

Note: party is in a wild area, like a desert, with no animals, no hiding and they can prepare 2 turns at max

Edit: it's a general question by choice, I wonder if is possible with any build to beat Tarrasque or not at 10th level

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  • \$\begingroup\$ There is no way to possibly answer this. It depends entirely on what builds they've made and what kind of spells they've selected. I can't even tell for half the characters involved what kind of class they are, let alone what they're good at. \$\endgroup\$ – Theik Oct 5 '18 at 9:32
  • \$\begingroup\$ frankly speaking, with how dumb dnd 3.5e is with allowing you get skill checks and AC to insane levels, its quite possible for just the ranger to solo it, provided of course he has an optimized min/maxed build. Your going to need to provide a lot more information about the party before anyone can answer this. \$\endgroup\$ – Karan Shishoo Oct 5 '18 at 9:41
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Theik English is probably not the OP's first language (location Italy), so they're working with translations. Mage and Warrior are most likely Wizard and Fighter in the original English. \$\endgroup\$ – Carcer Oct 5 '18 at 9:46
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    \$\begingroup\$ Welcome to the site! Take the tour! It's entirely possible for a group of 6 level 10 PCs to defeat the tarrasque, but whether or not your group of 6 level 10 PCs can defeat the tarrasque is something else entirely! The site would need to see these PCs' character sheets or at least have a detailed description of each PC in order to provide answers that could help you. Thank you for participating and have fun! \$\endgroup\$ – Hey I Can Chan Oct 5 '18 at 10:24
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    \$\begingroup\$ Related: cs.cmu.edu/~dkb1/dnd/tarrasque.txt \$\endgroup\$ – Dennisch Oct 5 '18 at 15:07
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The Average Party Level (APL) for your group is 11 (10+1 as they are 6). A Challenge Rating (CR) 14 encounter is described as "Epic" for them.

The Tarrasque has a CR of 20.

The d20 Encounter Calculator litteraly calls it "Unbeatale". There might be a way but without preparation, I don't see how they can beat a monster with 6 attacks per rounds at +52/+57, an average DPR of 112.5, 858 HP with a 15/epic damage reduction and a Regeneration of 40 HP/turn. The description also add that it can only be slain with a Miracle or Wish spell, which your party can't have as they are level 9 spells.

Fortunately, it only has a speed of 4 squares, so most adventurers can run faster and, assuming the Tarrasque don't bother to run after such non-threats/small snacks for longer than a few rounds, can escape if they don't die first.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ A scroll of Wish or Miracle costs 28,825 GP. That's not cheap but it's well within the reach of six tenth-level PCs, about 10% of their total wealth. Their wizard/cleric then has a 65% chance of making the caster level check to use the scroll successfully, or 88% for a Luck priest with a reroll to spend. So that obstacle is surmountable. \$\endgroup\$ – Geoffrey Brent Oct 5 '18 at 12:35
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    \$\begingroup\$ @GeoffreyBrent My initial reading of the question had the PCs in my mind's eye encountering the tarrasque suddenly (as in, "Eek! It's awake! What do we do?"). I'm currently DMing two campaigns of level 13 PCs—one group of 3 and one group of 5—, and no one in either group has a wish scroll gathering dust in case of a sudden attack of tarrasque! If the PCs are, like, going tarrasque hunting ("Is it tarrasque season?" "It's always tarrasque season"), then, sure, a wish scroll'll be a thing, but I don't think the the PCs' typical capabilities should be overestimated. \$\endgroup\$ – Hey I Can Chan Oct 5 '18 at 13:06
  • \$\begingroup\$ @HeyICanChan It'd certainly be highly unusual for a tenth-level party to have one (at that level, I'd probably be selling it to buy something more cost-effective), but OP did ask if there was any tenth-level build that can do it. I was commenting strictly on possibility, not probability. \$\endgroup\$ – Geoffrey Brent Oct 5 '18 at 13:21

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