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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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Last game a character dropped unconscious with exactly -1 HP. The party's paladin used on his turn 'Beacon of Nobility' to give the unconscious character 5 temporary hit points. The Rules Compendium ...

I need to figure out how temporary HP and non-lethal damage interact. I am an unchained Summoner who has been allowed to take the Synthesist archetype from summoner. This allows me to wear the Eidolon ...

I was thinking of making the PC less squishy at 1st level by giving them the CON score (not modifier) as HP on 1st level. It would only be fair to give out to other creatures the same effect. But I ...

I'm not looking to add HD to a construct, rather I'm wondering if it's possible to effectively maximize or increase the average added per HD. Construct hit die are normally a d10, meaning average is ...

Warlocks have access to this invocation: Fiendish Vigor You can cast false life on yourself at will as a 1st-level spell, without expending a spell slot or material components. False Life ...

In Pathfinder Constructs gain bonus HP based on their size category. Our group is working with the 3rd Party System "Spheres of Power" and one of the players plans to use the Minimize/Maximize and ...

Suppose a situation in which I am currently at 10HP out of a maximum of 20HP. If I lose 10 maximum HP do I also lose the 10 current HP I have? Situation 1. The answer found here seems to indicate ...

I picked up the DnD 5E Starter Kit today and we just played through the first encounter with the goblin ambush. I've never played before, let alone DMed, and it was only me and my girlfriend, so I ...

In D&D 3rd edition and also D20 I remember some hit points for classes being well below 1D6 per level (especially for wizards and the like). Still though Pathfinder surprised me that it went ...

When a Druid's animal companion's hit points drops to 0 (or lower), does it die? Or does it becomes disabled (unconscious) and can it be healed by the party cleric? What about Wizard familiars?

The spelltouched feat Life Leech (Unearthed Arcana 93) says You automatically try to steal the last bit of life energy from anyone nearby. Benefit: Each dying or stable creature within 30 ...

Question Our group finds that combat takes too long, and part of this is down to HP grinding. At first we thought it might be due to too many dice rolls, but that's not the problem; the problem is ...

The PHB says that when leveling up, instead of actually rolling for hit points you can take the "average" (actually average+.5) of your HD. Now, I've always played that you then add your CON bonus ...

An Unchained Barbarian gets +4 Constitution and +2 HP per level while Raging. Are these stacking bonuses to temporary HP? (Assuming a 7th level UnBarbarian) As a secondary question: Does temporary ...

Certain creatures have abilities which can reduce a character's maximum HP, and usually if it gets reduced to 0 the character dies outright. Suppose a HP30 PC is wild-shaped/polymorphed to a creature ...

The PHB states that a wizard add 1d6 + constitution mod per level after first level. Would I subtract hit points when I level up if I have a negative constitution modifier and roll badly?

When rolling HP for monsters, is 1 the minimum? Take the Gas Spore for example: Hit Points: 1 (1d10 - 4) What happens when a 4, 3, 2, or 1 is rolled on the d10, especially when said creature ...

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