Monster crit die table

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Dorian
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Monster crit die table

Post by Dorian » Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:29 pm

The table for the monster crit dice is sorted by HD. I assume this means the number of HD used rather than total HP.
So does a 4d4 creature have the potential to do as much damage on a 20 as a 4d20?
Am I reading this correctly?

Additionally, I do not understand what the roman numerals under humanoids represents. Can someone please clarify?

Thanks in Advance.

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Raven_Crowking
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Re: Monster crit die table

Post by Raven_Crowking » Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:39 am

That is my understanding.

It also allows you to play with creatures, so that you can create something that drops easily, but has a chance to do a massive crit.

Consider also: If you up the attack bonus, and drop the Action Die to 1d16....no crits!
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Cathbad the Meek (herbalist Wizard 1): AC 9; 4 hp; S 7, A 7, St 10, P 17, I 13, L 8; Neutral; Club, herbs, 50' rope, 50 cp; -1 to melee attack rolls. Hideous scar.

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Re: Monster crit die table

Post by Ravenheart87 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:40 am

Dorian wrote: Additionally, I do not understand what the roman numerals under humanoids represents. Can someone please clarify?
It means they use the same crit tables as player characters. Those are marked with roman numerals.
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