38 rows Sneak Attack is a rogue class feature. Once per turn, when a rogue with the Sneak Attack class feature attacks with a hand crossbow, shortbow, or weapon from the light blade or sling weapon groups, and hits an enemy granting combat advantage to the rogue, the attack deals extra damage. The amount of extra damage is determined by All About Sneak Attacks (Part Four) If the sneak attack with a weaponlike spell results in a critical hit, the damage from the spell is doubled but the extra sneak attack damage is not doubled (as with any sneak attack).
Skip is a codesigner of the D& D 3rd Edition game and the chief architect of the Monster Manual. When not devising The statistics in the 4th Edition Monster Manual depicts them as rogues, as both the Sneak and Assassin have the ability to deal extra damage to enemies they have Combat Advantage against. (much like the rogue Sneak Attack). [5e D& D Rogue Sneak Attack clarification 5th Edition submitted 2 years ago by rebelcan DM So, I've got a player that wants to be able to use Sneak Attack more often.
Monster Manual Errata This document corrects and clarifies some text in the fifth edition The monster is considered a member of that class Perception 13 [was 14. Sneak Attack: Avg. damage is 14 [was 13. Shortsword and light crossbow: 6 to hit [was 7. Banshee (p. 23). The Monster Manual, shortened as MM, is a book containing the stat blocks of many beasts and monsters that can be encountered in the Dungeons and Dragons universe.
Disclaimer: Any similarities between monsters depicted in this book and monsters that actually exist are purely coincidental. That p.
2 credits d& d 4th edition design team rob heinsoo andy collins james wyatt d& d 4th edition final development strike team bill slavicsek mike mearls james wyatt monster manual design mike mearls stephen schubert james wyatt monster manual development andy collins mike mearls stephen radneymcfarland peter schaefer stephen schubert monster manual Jan 26, 2015 Past editions of D& D had plenty of variations on monsters, from D& D 3E's gnolls with Ranger levels to 4E's Bugbear Backstabber, Bugbear Skinner, and Bugbear Strangler.
(Technically, a player character who fights Bugbears could fit all of these descriptions! )