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Could a Thri-Kreen use its secondary arms to operate two-handed ranged weapons?

You can't use the smaller arms for this purpose Longbows have the two-handed property, which "requires two hands when you attack with it." Attacking with a weapon involves "wielding it&...
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Can a Vorpal Sword instakill Vecna with a natural 20 on the attack roll?

RAW - Possibly, RAI - Probably not As you have already discovered, RAW the Statblock does not fit any of the criteria for being immune to the Vorpal Sword's decapitation effect. The only argument that ...
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In Fallout: the role-playing game, is the gauss rifles supposed to use the "small guns" or "energy weapons" skill?

Gauss rifles should use Small Guns The official errata document for Fallout (available here) only mentions Gauss weapons once, but has this to say under the changes made on 6 September 2022: • p.44: ...
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Can a Vorpal Sword instakill Vecna with a natural 20 on the attack roll?

Technically, he would have his head cut on a 20. There are 4 circumstances under which a creature has not their head severed by the Vorpal sword: immune to slashing damage they do not have an head ...
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Could a Thri-Kreen use its secondary arms to operate two-handed ranged weapons?

You cannot shoot the bow with the extra arms To wield is defined in the dictionary (Oxford Languages) as: hold and use (a weapon or tool) As you can only wield (i.e. hold and use) a light weapon ...
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If knives and fists are all considered light weapons, what's the benefit of picking up such weapons?

In combats like this, picking up the knife is probably not an entire action, unless it fell some distance away. Note that doing things like changing from one weapon to another usually doesn't ...
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