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Old 05-17-2022, 12:15 PM   #8
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Default Re: Approximating Swarm NPC attacks for players

Originally Posted by naloth View Post
I wouldn't use Aura because you don't get hurt by hitting a swarm or by it just a casual touch. That's more appropriate for fire, electricity, or acid. Swarms actively chooses to attack, and you only get hurt when it attacks.
I overlooked this but it totally explains why the DF swarm didn't use aura, also basically this could all be bundled into a new attack modifier for swarm attacks that could add things like follow-up for venoms or blood-sucking like with the swarm of Striges on p. F212
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