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Old 05-28-2014, 08:38 AM   #1
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Default [Basic] Damage Reduction (Reflection) and Hit Locations

Hi guys

Can you please help me understand how Reflection works in conjuction with Hit Locations. I assume that the reflected damage hits the original hit location if applicable.

My assumption is based on the description from B47. It doesn't say that the damage type gets changed, so cut stays cut and multiplies damage, again if applicable.

The same question goes for return missile. If the mage uses the "return missile" blocking spell for an arrow aimed at the eye, will it hit the archer in the eye?

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Old 05-28-2014, 08:45 AM   #2
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Default Re: [Basic] Damage Reduction (Reflection) and Hit Locations

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The same question goes for return missile. If the mage uses the "return missile" blocking spell for an arrow aimed at the eye, will it hit the archer in the eye?
I've always rolled randomly for the hit location.
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Hi guys

Can you please help me understand how Reflection works in conjuction with Hit Locations.
It is unspecified in the rules, and different special effects will have different natural outcomes, including 'random', 'it hits the same location on the attacker as on the defender', and 'it hits the location that the attack came from'.
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The same question goes for return missile. If the mage uses the "return missile" blocking spell for an arrow aimed at the eye, will it hit the archer in the eye?
I would generally say it will reverse the course of the arrow, which will probably result in a hit to the torso.
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