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Re: Problem with Ranged weapons

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  • mark_hulsman
    ... Shouldn t ... penalty (not a bonus), apply it to damage you deal with bows and slings. Correct, penalties always hurt you. And Masterwork gives a +1 to
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 29, 2002
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      > >I thought that strength mods are only supposed to effect melee or
      > >thrown weapons. i haaave a Bard with an 8 strength and the damage
      > >from an arrow from a masterwork composite longbow is 1d8-1.
      Shouldn't
      > >it be 1d8 or 1d8+1 for masterwork?
      >
      > PHB, p. 119, 1st paragraph, 2nd sentence - "If you have a Strength
      penalty (not a bonus), apply it to damage you deal with bows and
      slings."

      Correct, penalties always hurt you. And Masterwork gives a +1 to
      hit, but not to damage.
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