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Monsters with max hp 
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Henchman

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Post Monsters with max hp
I'm new to C&C, but the modules I've read so far (Beneath the Dome, Hel Rising) seem to give all of the monsters maximum hit points. What gives? Is this a C&C thing?


Fri May 06, 2016 7:29 pm
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Mogrl

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Post Re: Monsters with max hp
You can determine HP however you wish. As for why they defaulted to max, I have no idea, but is not due to some official rule some where.

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Fri May 06, 2016 8:10 pm
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Mogrl

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Post Re: Monsters with max hp
No, it is not a "C&C thing." It's a design decision by the author. Perhaps to ensure that XP calculations are easier. Perhaps to make the monsters "more difficult."


Mon May 09, 2016 2:50 pm
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Post Re: Monsters with max hp
If you know that that's what's happening and it's consistent, it's kind of nice to show max hp; then you can make up just about any number that's less than that, or always shoot for a little over half, and not be too unfair.
Of course, you are free in any case to make something up.

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Mon May 09, 2016 11:34 pm
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