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The Battle Master is a fighter subclass in Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition (published in the Player's Handbook), and has the ability to use a number of different combat maneuvers in battle.

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Is sweeping attack damage doubled on a crit to the 2nd target?

Battle Master fighters have the Sweeping Attack maneuver (PHB, p. 74), which lets the user use a superiority die to hit another nearby target. If the original attack roll would have hit the second ...
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Battle Master fighter's Trip Attack when the target is already dead from the regular hit?

The Battle Master fighter has the Trip Attack maneuver (PHB, p. 74): When you hit a creature with a weapon attack, you can expend one superiority die to attempt to knock the target down. You add ...
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If I can impose an effect on the enemy on a hit, can I use a Battle Master maneuver after the target has made the save against the other effect?

Can I use Battle Master maneuvers to force a second save after I have seen the target succeed on the first one? Situation 1 My Moon Druid has 3 levels of Battle Master fighter, and he can use Trip ...
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Can Commander's Strike allow an ally to cast a spell or use a magic item?

In reading through the text for Commander's Strike ... When you take the Attack action on your turn, you can forgo one of your attacks and use a bonus action to direct one of your companion to ...
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Riposte an opportunity attack and Menacing attack in a single turn?

Battle Master says "You can use only one maneuver per attack." But what happens if you move to attack another creature, triggering an attack of opportunity and use a parry/riposte to respond to it, ...
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Can War Priest and Precision Attack both be used on the same attack?

I am playing a level 4 character: Cleric, War Domain (1) and Fighter Battle Master (3). The War Domain's War Priest feature is described as follows: From 1st level, your god delivers bolts of ...
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Can a creature that is Frightened of you still try to attack you?

I was playing with a Fighter Battlemaster. I used the Menacing Attack and hit a creature. The creature failed the saving throw and became Frightened of me. The DM still had that creature attack me ...
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How long can a creature wait to use its reaction gained from Battle Master's Maneuvering Attack

When a Battle Master uses their Maneuvering Strike maneuver, does the creature they're affecting have to take the reaction immediately after the attack? (PHB pg 74) Maneuvering Attack. When you ...
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Best Battle Master maneuvers for a Dual Wield [closed]

Hi Guys so I'm trying to make a dual wielding battle master build and I'm wondering what the best maneuvers would be for it. Thanks for reading.
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Can the Pushing Attack Maneuver push someone upwards?

The Battle Master's Pushing Attack can push the target up to 15 ft away from the user if the target fails their save. Ordinarily, this would mean the target is driven back 15 feet away on the ground, ...
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What do Superiority Dice represent in-universe?

Fighters have a lot of abilities that are "believable" -- that is, they can represent something that could be a real-world equivalent that is mundane and non-magical. For example, "Second Wind" is a ...
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Can Know Your Enemy be used repeatedly?

The 7th level Battle Master feature Know Your Enemy allows a Fighter to spend a minute of noncombat interaction with someone to determine relative values (higher, lower, or equal to the user) for 2 ...