Tholgrin’s Introductory Guide to Smacking Things, Part I: Attacking

Full Moon Fury

Or, So You Want to Be a Melee

Perhaps you’re new to Dungeons & Dragons Online.  Perhaps you come from a long line of spellcasters and are just now branching out into your melee lives.  Perhaps you’re just really bored and are reading this article in the bathroom at work on your phone. Whatever your reason for being here, thanks!

The purpose of this article is to provide a basic understanding of the mechanics that go behind the angle of the game I do best:  hitting things with large objects.

So without further ado, let’s get down to the three core fundamentals of melee smacking:  Attacking, Damage, and Fighting Styles.  Originally, this was going to be a single article, but by the time I had finished Attacking, it needed to be split into three!


Attacking

or, How to Actually Hit Your Opponent

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