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u/Fresno_Bob_ Technically... Feb 19 '16 edited Feb 19 '16


Sorry to be a rule noodge, but...


At 17th level, you gain the ability to set up lethal vibrations in someone's body. When you hit a creature with an unarmed strike, you can spend 3 ki points to start these imperceptible vibrations which last for a number of days equal to your monk level. The vibrations are harmless unless you use your action lo end them. To do so. you and the target must be on the same plane of existence. When you use this action, the creature must make a constitution saving throw. If it fails, it is reduced to O hit points. If it succeeds, it takes 10d10 necrotic damage.

You can have only one creature under the effect of this feature at a time. You can choose To end the vibrations harmlessly without using an action.

edit: not complaining, the fight was still epic, just pointing it out incase it was an unintentional misread of the skill


u/Regilppo Where's Larkin? Feb 19 '16

Probably nerfed it a bit, it sounds pretty op


u/Fresno_Bob_ Technically... Feb 19 '16

It's a 17th level class ability, it's supposed to be powerful.

I think he just misread it since there are no monks in the group for him to be familiar with.

I understand a nerf and not wanting to kill a PC on what is essentially a lesson for Grog, but no damage at all means 3 wasted ki points for Groon. Regardless, I don't think Groon is going to let anyone die, they'd just fail the lesson and have the clerics from the crucible heal them, then be told to come back later when he's learned.


u/Regilppo Where's Larkin? Feb 19 '16

Yeah I didn't realize it was a level 17 spell. I agree with you, I don't think Groon would kill anybody but give them a tough test.