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Leg sweep "Target Falls" clarification


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#1 DasBroot

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 01:02 PM

Hi Steve,

 

What happens if McDojo (str 10) successfully hits Manument (base str 30 plus the Enormous size template applied due to Growth) with Leg Sweep (3d6+target falls)?

 

As far as I can tell Manument falls (somehow).  Barring GM dramatic sense squashing it - is this correct?

 

In more general terms are 'target falls' martial maneouvers governed by the same rules as Throw or Trip or are they unresistable?

 

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#2 Steve Long

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 07:19 AM

Legsweep, like Martial Throw and many other Martial Maneuvers, uses the Throw Element. As mentioned on HSMA 100, the rules for Throw, 6E2 80+, apply to this Element. Per 6E2 81, there are restriction on how heavy a character or object a character can Throw, based on his STR. So, depending on McDojo's STR versus Manument's weight, McDojo may or may not be able to Throw him.


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