Forum:Monster attack damage

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Hello! I'm curious, how is monster attack damage determined? For example, a Balrog is listed with "Weapon 8d4, Weapon 4d6," neither of which seem related to the damage I would do with a broadsword or bullwhip. In particular, I'm trying to decide whether to give Magicbane to my pet Balrog or to my pet Titan. Does anyone know how the damage would compare for each? Thanks!TK (talk) 00:20, 14 November 2017 (UTC)

Weapon bonus can be thought of as monster's version of the player strength bonus. So instead of a strength bonus, monsters get a +XdY bonus which is listed on the page.
Player damage: Weapon + Enchantment + Str bonus + Skill + Ring of increase damage modifiers
Monster damage: Weapon + Enchantment + Dices
--FIQ (talk) 09:29, 14 November 2017 (UTC)

Thanks! TK (talk) 04:46, 16 November 2017 (UTC)