Brace (Melee)

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Brace Melee.webp

Brace is a weapon action available to characters proficient in and wielding a glaive, or pike in their main hand.

Description

Spend 6 m / 20 ft of your movement. For the rest of your turn, roll melee damage twice and use the highest result.

Properties

Cost
6 m / 20 ftMovement
Details
Duration: 1 turn
Recharge: Short rest

Condition: Braced

Braced Braced

Duration: 1 turn

  • On Damage Rolls, roll twice and use the higher result.

How to learn

(Information not yet added.)

Notes

  • The average bonus damage dealt per die is equivalent to taking the Savage Attacker feat.

Bugs

  • When used with Savage Attacker, it will roll each dice 3 times and use the highest result.
    • The tooltip is showing 4 rolls but it appears to be a bug as of patch 6.
  • When used with Savage Attacker and Great Weapon Fighting, it will do a first roll and reroll if it's a 1 or 2, and then roll 2 more times and use the highest result.
    • The tooltip is showing 4 to 6 rolls but it appears to be a bug as of patch 6.

Math[edit | edit source]

Average bonus damage of Brace[edit | edit source]

Average bonus damage per die rolled
Damage die Average bonus damage Average damage roll
1d4 0.63 3.13
1d6 0.97 4.47
1d8 1.31 5.81
1d10 1.65 7.15
1d12 1.99 8.49
2d6 1.94 8.94

Average bonus damage of Brace and Savage Attacker[edit | edit source]

Average bonus damage per die rolled
Damage die Average bonus damage Average damage roll Avg bonus damage added by Savage Attacker (or Brace)
1d4 0.94 3.44 0.32
1d6 1.46 4.96 0.49
1d8 1.97 6.47 0.66
1d10 2.47 7.97 0.82
1d12 2.98 9.48 0.99
2d6 2.92 9.92 0.98

Average bonus damage of Brace and Savage Attacker and Great Weapon Fighting[edit | edit source]

Average bonus damage per die rolled
Damage die Average bonus damage Average damage roll Avg bonus damage added by Great Weapon Fighting Avg bonus damage added by Savage Attacker
1d4 1.08 3.58 0.14 0.21
1d6 1.62 5.12 0.16 0.35
1d8 2.13 6.63 0.16 0.51
1d10 2.64 8.14 0.17 0.67
1d12 3.14 9.64 0.16 0.83
2d6 3.24 10.24 0.32 0.70

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