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For questions about a mechanic representing temporary "additional health" featured in some editions of Dungeons & Dragons as a pool separate from one's actual hit points.

For questions about a mechanic representing temporary "additional health" featured in some editions of Dungeons & Dragons as a pool separate from one's actual hit points.

While a lot of RPGs have some concept of (permanent) health abstracted in Hit Points, some also have a concept of adding temporary extra health to represent various benefits that make you sturdier or harder to wear out. These often are called Temporary Hit Points, a name that originated in the D&D franchise.