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Use this tag when asking about the target numbers rolls are trying to achieve, in systems which call them "difficulties." (Questions about RPG systems that describe the target number of a roll as a "difficulty class", such as D&D, should be tagged [difficulty-class] instead.)

When games ask us to roll dice, usually we're trying to hit or exceed a target number in order to succeed (or otherwise indicate the outcome's nature). Many systems call this target number the "difficulty" of the roll. It may be determined by summing the dice, or counting successes in a dice pool, or any of a number of other methods, but this tag is for talking about the numeric thresholds which tell us how well we did.

In some systems these target numbers are called something else ( calls it the "difficulty class" or "DC", for example). If the system you're asking about uses a different term, tag your question with that system's name for the thing (e.g. ).