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If an effect or spell changes an NPC's Constitution (e.g. the Belt of Dwarvenkind or the fortitude Ioun Stone), how does it affect that creature's max HP? I'm interested in Constitution decreases as ...

My character leveled up and I rolled a D10 to determine the rise in hitpoints. The dice that I used goes from 0 to 9 and I rolled a zero. The DM told me that this means I only add my modifier (0 + 3 = ...

WotC recently released the Basic Rules for the DM, and with it came a few items like the Amulet of Health: Amulet of Health Wondrous item, uncommon (requires attunement) Your Constitution ...

As explored in this question there is at least one situation where a character’s Max HP could be reduced to 0 without explicitly or immediately killing them. We've recently been looking into what does ...

Inspired by PJRZ's comment on this answer to this question: What attacks actually exist that reduce someone's max HP, but do not specifically state what happens at max HP of 0? As far as I am ...

I like the Revised Ranger UA, especially the beast conclave, but don't understand how the animal's hit points are determined. For example, a wolf is listed as having 11 hit points (2D8+2). So at 3rd ...

So based on my current knowledge as a Sorcerer with 14 Constitution (assuming you did averages) you would start: Level 1: 6+2 = 8 hp Level 6: 8+5x(4+2) = 38 hp But on fastcharacter.com ...

For the sake of an example, assume I'm a level 1 Sorcerer or Wizard who's somehow had the misfortune of winding up with 1 CON. Maximum HP at level 1 is determined by the highest possible roll on your ...

In DnD 5th edition, all classes seemingly have the option of rolling hit points -or- just increasing their hit points by a set value. That set value is defined as the dice roll's average, rounded up. ...

Okay, backstory first. This started off with a character concept I was going to call Ivan the Immortal. Essentially, through magical, racial, and class abilities, Ivan was going to be able to either ...

Wraiths have the Life Drain action; on a hit, it forces the target to make a Con save to avoid having their max HP reduced: The target must succeed on a DC 14 Constitution saving throw or its hit ...

Can a Vampire's bite deal extra damage due to temporary hit points absorbing the initial damage? The Vampire's Bite attack contains the following (SRD p. 353): Hit: 7 (1d6 + 4) piercing damage ...

I see NPCs with stat blocks that have "Hit Points: 142 (15d8 + 75)" (for example). I was wondering where the "+ 75" (in this case) came from?

The rules for a Druid's Wild Shape ability say "When you transform, you assume the beast’s hit points and Hit Dice." But the stat block for "A monster's hit points are presented both as a die ...

I have read questions that allude to spending hit dice on healing in 5th edition, and seen twitch streams of games where this mechanic is employed, but have not been able to find it in the Dungeon ...

When first starting a character your given full value on the class hit die + your constitution modifier, e.g. a first level monk's HP die is 1d8+con, lets say 2 for this example, which gives him 10 ...

Old 1E player now getting back into 5E. What are HIT DICE? I understand hit points and a 3rd level player has rolled 3 times for HP ( I do like the MAX at first level and then roll option) but what ...

In D&D5, players have the choice of rolling their Hit Dice or using a fixed average value instead: Each time you gain a level, you gain 1 additional Hit Die. Roll that Hit Die, add your ...

I was going through the PHB again recently and read something in the barbarian section that makes me think I've been calculating HP increases wrong when I level up. I noticed it says: Hit Points ...

Sequence of events: Arthur has 7 hit points left. Arthur is hit and receives 12 damage. Arthur is becomes unconscious and is dying (0 HP.) Arthur's turn comes around, he rolls a Death Saving Throw ...

I am very new to tabletop games. I have recently started playing D&D 5th Edition with a good group of people and we have a great DM. I have also purchased the 5th edition Player’s Handbook. Half ...

Whenever you drop to 0 hp you become unconscious (and are dying). If you manage to stabilize you will wake up in 1d4 hrs with 1 hp. We had a situation where an unconscious character was stablized, ...

My issue seems to to be coming from players acting as if being more specific in describing their attacks allows them to have more effects and be stronger for free. For example, instead of saying "I ...

What is HP? Of course we are all familiar with it just being a numerical value that counts down when you take "damage." But, how much of your HP is fighting spirit or the will of a character to stay ...

Let's say your hero is at max HP and he/she is levelling up. PHB p. 15, "Beyond first Level" says about HP increase when levelling up: add the total to your hit point maximum Will she/he need ...

Assuming the target is able to be hit and does not have immunity to force damage, would firing all three missiles at a target with 0 hit points inflict three guaranteed death saves ergo death? ...

Context So, at my Session 0, one of my players (which will be playing a Barbarian) asked about gaining HP on leveling up. I intended to use the options on PHB - you either roll it or you get the ...

Let's say there are 2 characters vs a monster. 1 character is unconscious. If the 2nd character decides to stabilize the first then are they subject to an opportunity attack? Or are attacks against ...

Looking at the Animal Shapes spell (PHB pg.212) it says: On subsequent turns, you can use your action to transform affected creatures into new forms. Followed by the usual transformation rules: ...

Let's say I've used wild shape to assume the form of a mammoth that has 126 hit points. I take 26 points of damage, putting me at 100 hit points. If I use my next turn to take a bonus action to exit ...

Is there a cap to how many hitpoints a character can develop in MERP, or can a character keep putting development points into body development out to eternity?

Some creatures, such as the Specter (MM, p. 279), have a feature that reduces a victims maximum hit points: Life Drain. Melee Spell Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft. , one creature. Hit: 10 (3d6) ...

A character at 10/26 HP is hit by a Wraith and fails the Constitution saving throw. They take 21 damage and their maximum HP is reduced to 5. Are they unconscious because the 11 excess damage is less ...

I am playing in a 5E campaign as a player and after a first few encounters there is something I don't quite get. Do monsters/enemies follow the same death rules that are used for PCs (i.e. not ...

In 5e, does the Hydra regenerate 20 HP or 10 HP? It says per head regenerated, so does that mean per stump regenerated on or per new head?

Since per Jeremy Crawford's twitter and Is there a floor for maximum HP? you can get into a situation where your max HP is zero due to leveling up… what happens next? What happens when your max HP is ...

The Vampire's Bite attack says: Hit: 7 (1d6 + 4) piercing damage plus 10 (3d6) necrotic damage. The target's hit point maximum is reduced by an amount equal to the necrotic damage taken, and the ...

Is it true that Hit Points in different editions mean different things in the game world? For instance, hit points are quite abstract concept in 5e: Hit points represent a combination of physical ...

Are you allowed to roll for your hit points when gaining a level in Adventurers League,or do you have to take the fixed value? A DM I played with today told me I had to use the fixed value, but I ...

I was about to Theorycraft a Wizard PC with the final goal to become a Lich but I am unsure about what happens to the bonus given from stats to HP. When in Human form it comes from Constitution, but ...

It came up in a game after we leveled that you always gain at least 1 hp when you level up, even if you have a negative con which would cause you to lose hp for that level. But I can't find it ...

Let us say there's a level 5 fighter that has a 10 as his constitution score and 50 hit points. The fighter character gets into a fight and takes 40 points of damage, for 10 hp remaining. Then let's ...

I was wondering recently, while looking at the Aasimar race in Volo's Guide, which inherently gets resistance to necrotic and radiant damage, what happens when you get hit by an attack that reduces ...

In my compaign you wouldn't last long without armor. And we've been wearing armor since the beginning of the game. I personally never bought new armor because I didn't need to, it didn't break. And I'...

There are many places where game elements interact with and react to damage. When your current HP drops as a result of your HP maximum dropping, does that count as damage according to RAW? Example ...

I have been thinking that temporary hit points were like virtual health as per: Temporary hit points aren’t actual hit points; they are a buffer against damage, a pool of hit points that protect ...

A vampire's bite action deals piercing and necrotic damage to a target. It also has this effect (Monster Manual, p.297): The target's hit point maximum is reduced by an amout equal to the necrotic ...

Beginning at 14th level, the divine power that fuels your rage allows you to shrug off fatal blows. While raging, having 0 hit points doesn’t knock you unconscious. You still must make death saving ...

When multi-classing in Pathfinder, is it strictly better to take a higher HP class at first level? At first level, your character gets max HP for the HD of their class. At subsequent levels, you ...

I just had a quick question, which they touch on in this EN World thread but I'd just like a second opinion. Can I gain the temp HP from Untamed Berserker Style and Cleave if there's only one enemy ...

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