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Lightning Attack

Postby ProfWizard » Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:25 pm

If a character spends stunt points to modify an attack when using the lightning attack stunt, do the other stunts apply to the lightning attack or just the original attack?
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Re: Lightning Attack

Postby Andferne » Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:28 pm

If I am understanding the question correctly, then just the original attack.

For example.
Character gains 5 stunts points, and spends 3 points for lightning attack and 2 points for mighty blow.
The +1d6 damage from mighty blow would only be applied to one of those attacks. Ideally the original/first attack.
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Re: Lightning Attack

Postby MacGrein » Fri Aug 17, 2012 5:10 pm

That's right, cause you can't roll Stunt twice in the same action.

You got a Attack and 5 SP.
3 SP on Lightning Attack, 2 on Mighty blow
A Stunt applies on the stunting action, this case, the first attack (which hit, of course).
Then, you roll Damage + 1d6 (from Mighty Blow), then you roll your Extra Attack (lightning attack).
Even you roll two equal numbers on the Lightning Attack, you can't receive any Stunt Points.

If you use another minor action to Attack again (like the 15+ levels on Set 3 beta), then maybe you can generate more Stuns Points, cause it's another ative action (unless the rules say no).
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Re: Lightning Attack

Postby pensamento_coletivo » Sat Aug 18, 2012 4:01 am

MacGrein wrote:If you use another minor action to Attack again (like the 15+ levels on Set 3 beta), then maybe you can generate more Stuns Points, cause it's another ative action (unless the rules say no).


And they don't say so, at leats on the playtest. I believe that's exactly the advantage of using a minor attack to make this extra attack at high level play. Because, really, if it is like the master level of dual weapon fighting (a minor action to make an extra attack at -2 with half Str damage that does NOT generate stunt points)... it will be quite disappointing.
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Re: Lightning Attack

Postby MacGrein » Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:17 am

pensamento_coletivo wrote:And they don't say so, at leats on the playtest. I believe that's exactly the advantage of using a minor attack to make this extra attack at high level play. Because, really, if it is like the master level of dual weapon fighting (a minor action to make an extra attack at -2 with half Str damage that does NOT generate stunt points)... it will be quite disappointing.


Yeah, I didn't quite liked this talent, but it's an option to get extra attacks earlier...
Anyway, it's a playtest thing... we only get to wait...
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