| Turn 3.15.12 is another combat turn |
Magnus hurls his burning oil flask toward the melee as Biratlan charges, joining Tumbly and Filbert against the fiery Wyvern! Alas, Magnus' throw loops awkwardly and burst into bright flames well short of the fray.
The pair of halflings attempt to encircle the thrashing Wyvern as Biratlan smashes it frontally, taking a serious rake himself (2 hp) but delivering at least one fierce slash in return (4 hp).
Meanwhile Sullivus lobs his final oil flask at the enraged monster, and by the Gods! His aim is in today, and his flask smashes right on its noggin, and the shower of oil immediate ignites all around it (5hp). Surely the beast must be slain by the fire?! No! It lives yet!
The referee allows Magnus to hurl his flask of burning oil into the melee involving the Wyvern, Tumbly, and Filbert, but any odd numbered attack roll will be against a randomised target.
Magnus 1d20=1! (+1 all hurled missiles are considered medium range, -1 dexterity) misses AC4; would be resolved against a random target, but will miss everything in any case, so the fire burst falls harmlessly short.
Now Biratlan charges into the combat with sword, joining Tumbly and Filbert in the fray. Our heroes are trying to flank the monster, so the referee decides to roll initiative to determine if they can attack first, 1d6: wyvern=4, players=2, but the dice say otherwise.
The wyvern has the advantage of reach and attacks 7 times as a 1 HD monster.
The referee dices to see who takes the brunt of it: 1-2=Tumbly, 3-4=Filbert, 5-6=Biratlan. 7d6=6,5,6,2,1,2,4. So Tumbly and Biratlan take three attacks apiece, while Filbert takes just one.
vs Tumbly: 3d20=15,1,4; three misses vs AC4 (the 15 misses by 1 pip)!
vs Biratlan: 3d20=5,18,2; one hit vs AC4; 1d6=2 (a mere scratch). Biratlan has 6 of 8 hit points remaining.
vs Filbert: 1d20=12; misses AC7 (by 1 pip!).
Now our heroes fight back.
Tumbly 1d20=8; misses AC 4.
Biratlan 1d20=16; hits AC 4; 1d6=4. The wyvern now has 7 hit points remaining.
Filbert 1d20=2; misses AC 4.
Sullivus hurls his last oil flask into the melee that now involves the Wyvern, Tumbly, Filbert and Biratlan. An odd number here could be bad (but at least Sullivus has not lit this flask)...
Sullivus 1d20=16 again! (+1 all hurled missiles are considered medium range) hits AC4; 1d6=2. The wyvern now has 5 hit points remaining.
As per Holmes and B/X, flaming oil continues to deal damage on the turn following a direct hit. Therefore, Sullivus' burning oil attack from last turn will deal another damage die this turn. However, damage from two oil fires won't stack, only the greater damage die will apply: second oil fire damage die 1d6=5. Therefore the sum of burning damage this turn is 5 and the wyvern has 2 hit points remaining (and it will still be afire again next turn unless the flames should be smothered or doused).
Now accepting your orders for turn 3.15.13 |
the Elf Medium (MV 12", AC 9, HD 1, hp 1/1, AL N) great cloak, lantern
; spells: color spray; scrolls: sleep, sleep, charm person
Hirelings: Georges; torch