INJURY AND DEATH
measure how hard you are to kill. No matter how many
you lose, your character isn't hindered in any way until your
drop to 0 or lower.
Dead (-10 Hit Points Or Lower)
- When your character's current hit points drop to -10 or lower, or if he takes massive damage (see above), he's dead.
Disabled (0 Hit Points)
- When your current hit points drop to exactly 0, you're disabled.
Dying (-1 To -9 Hit Points)
- When your character's current hit points drop to between -1 and -9 inclusive, he's dying.
- After taking damage, you can recover hit points through natural healing or through magical healing.
Healing Ability Damage
- Ability damage is temporary, just as hit point damage is.
- You can never recover more hit points than you lost.
- Various abilities and spells can restore hit points.
- With a full night's rest (8 hours of sleep or more), you recover 1 hit point per character level.
Loss Of Hit Points
- The most common way that your character gets hurt is to take lethal damage and lose hit points
Effects Of Hit Point Damage
- Damage doesn't slow you down until your current hit points reach 0 or lower.
- If you ever sustain a single attack deals 50 points of damage or more and...
What Hit Points Represent
- Hit points mean two things in the game world: the ability to take physical...
Dealing Nonlethal Damage
- Certain attacks deal nonlethal damage. Other effects, such as heat or being exhausted, also deal nonlethal damage.
Healing Nonlethal Damage
- You heal nonlethal damage at the rate of 1 hit point per hour per character level.
Staggered And Unconscious
- When your nonlethal damage equals your current hit points, you're staggered.
Stable Characters And Recovery
- On the next turn after a character is reduced to between -1 and -9 hit...
Recovering With Help
- One hour after a tended, dying character becomes stable, roll d%.
Recovering Without Help
- A severely wounded character left alone usually dies.
Temporary Hit Points
- Certain effects give a character temporary hit points.
Increases In Constitution Score And Current Hit Points
- An increase in a character's Constitution score, even a temporary one,...
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