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Normally with when you roll death saves, you get up with 1 HP if you roll a 20. But how does this apply with modifiers like Bless?
You bless up to three creatures of your choice within range. Whenever
a target makes an attack roll or a saving throw before the spell ends,
the target can roll a d4 and add the number rolled to the attack roll
or saving throw.
Would Bless bringing it to 20 or over count for the waking back up function?
Oct 31, 2020 at 17:34
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You get a success and nothing more
Only rolling a natural 20 or a natural 1 has any predetermined effect when making a
death save throw. When one of those is rolled, you follow the rule below:
When you make a death saving throw and roll a 1 on the d20, it counts as two failures. If you roll a 20 on the d20, you regain 1 hit point.
Oct 31, 2020 at 17:38
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What counts is the number on the die, not the final result.
From the rules:
Rolling 1 or 20. When you make a death saving throw and roll a 1 on
the d20, it counts as two failures. If you roll a 20 on the d20, you
regain 1 hit point.
You specifically need the number that appear on the D20 to be either 1 or 20 for those effects to trigger, not to have the total roll with modifiers equal to 1 or 20.
Bless is taken into account to determine if the saving throw is a success or a failure, but not in the specific case of the "1 or 20" rule.
Oct 31, 2020 at 23:25
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