In the new sourcebook Mythic Odysseys of Theros (p. 25), the new Satyr race has the Mirthful Leaps trait:

Whenever you make a long or high jump, you can roll a d8 and add the number rolled to the number of feet you cover, even when making a standing jump. This extra distance costs movement as normal.

If you have a multiplier on jump distance, such as that provided by the Boots of Striding and Springing...

In addition, you can jump three times the normal distance, though you can't jump farther than your remaining movement would allow.

... would the +1d8 feet from Mirthful Leaps be multiplied by 3 as well?


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Boots of Striding and Springing triple your unmodified jump distance.

I would make the argument that when Boots of Striding and Springing says

you can jump three times the normal distance,

this is referring to your unmodified (normal) jump distance, to which you may then add modifiers.

I believe if the Boots multiplied the modifiers as well, it would read similar to the Jump spell:

the creature's jump distance is tripled

Jump triples your jump distance for its duration, modifiers included; if it was intended to triple your distance without first accounting for modifiers it would read as the Boots do, using the word "normal".


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