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Damage calculation for a multi-typed sneak attack? [duplicate]

I play a level 7 Arcane Trickster Rogue with a Shadow Blade equipped which deals 2d8 Psychic damage. In addition I used Absorb Elements with which I absorbed an Ice Mephit's Frost Breath on me, which ...
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What type of damage is Sneak Attack?

I have a Barbarian in my party who will be fighting versus Sneak Attack damage. The Spy from page 349 of the MM to be precise. When he rages he takes half damage from piercing, slashing and ...
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What type of damage accounts for bleeding damage?

I am writing a feat for D&D 5E, one of the minor features is that the feat causes a creature hit by your critical Slashing weapon attack to receive ongoing bleeding damage until some time has ...
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Can a Barbarian choose which weapon die to add for his Brutal Critical?

Our Barbarian has a Flame Tongue longsword. While the sword is ablaze, it deals an extra 2d6 fire damage to any target it hits. When the Barbarian crits, he doubles all the weapons damage dice, ...
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If the attack or spell that the goblin's Fury of the Small trait is applied to deals multiple types of damage, what type is the extra damage?

What is the damage type associated with the goblin playable race's Fury of the Small trait from Volo's Guide to Monsters (p. 119) if the associated attack or spell deals multiple types of damage, such ...
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Can a Zealot Barbarian apply Radiant rage damage?

Rage says: When you make a melee weapon attack using Strength, you gain a bonus to the damage roll that increases as you gain levels as a barbarian, as shown in the Rage Damage column of the ...
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When a ranged attack deals multiple damage types, can I choose what damage type my Sharpshooter bonus gives?

I am a Blood Hunter (Critical Role class here) with the Sharpshooter and Crossbow Expert feats wielding two hand crossbows. My Crimson Rite allows me to deal an additional 1dx magical damage of some ...
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Kensei Shot when the weapon has multiple damage types?

I was allowed the Storm Boomerang (Princes of the Apocalypse) on my Kensei Monk character and decided to make it my Kensei ranged weapon. But I am unsure if the Kensei Shot ability would add 1d4 for ...
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What damage type is empowered when Ice Storm is cast by an evoker?

The party Evoker has just reached 10th level and gained Empowered Evocation Beginning at 10th level, you can add your Intelligence modifier to one damage roll of any wizard evocation spell you cast. ...
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What counts as "any addition or subtraction to the damage" for damage immunity?

According to the "Resistance and Vulnerability" section in the introduction to Xanathar's Guide to Everything (p. 5): Here’s the order that you apply modifiers to damage: (1) any relevant damage ...
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