Giant drills?

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Giant drills?

Post by W!z4Rd » Mon Dec 07, 2020 4:00 pm

How would a big drill, like the one in the Power Miners Thunder Driller or the Ninjago Cole's Earth Driller, function? Would it just work like a large melee weapon, or would it do some kind of special damage, or...? Ideas and/or rulebook explanations on the subject would be greatly appreciated. Sorry if this is a newbish question :|
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Re: Giant drills?

Post by Venge » Mon Dec 07, 2020 5:13 pm

I don't think I've ever seen this addressed before actually. I would imagine it would function like a scaled-up chainsaw, so basically a giant meelee weapon, but with the grinding damage rules applied as well.
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Re: Giant drills?

Post by stubby » Mon Dec 07, 2020 5:25 pm

It comes up periodically. Everybody who sees that drill wants to kill stuff with it, it's only natural.

But yeah, standard practice is to just stat it as a big melee weapon. Grinding component damage would be thematic, but really you can just give it whatever damage type seems most appropriate for whatever attack you're making that turn.
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Re: Giant drills?

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