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    Default What does current focus mean?

    I've started playing with friends and for spells, the bonus on the hit dice is current focus.

    Determine a magic attack's success by making a magic attack roll. Roll 2d6 and add the attacking model's current FOCUS. roll an additional die if the roll is boosted. Special rules and certain circumstances might modify the attack
    What does it mean? Is it the remaining focus you have at the time of the spell? And if so, is it counted before or after you spend the focus?

    With my warcaster, I have 6 max focus (the number of focus I have at the beginning of the round) after spending some of my focus on my warjacks, I have 2 left available. I decide to cast a spell that costs me 2 focus.

    So my bonus to hit is 6, 2 or 0?

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    Destroyer of Worlds Karl Eller's Avatar
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    FOCUS (in all caps) refers to the warcaster's FOCUS stat, which will only change if affected by an ability (Eg pDenny's feat). Focus (lower case) refers to the number of focus tokens.

    In the case of a spell, your magic attack roll is FOCUS + 2D6, using your caster's FOCUS 6.
    Last edited by Karl Eller; 01-12-2013 at 08:36 PM.

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    Destroyer of Worlds Lanz's Avatar
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    Karl's got it right.

    So in the case of your example, your stat to hit would be 6, since the attack roll uses FOCUS (which generally doesn't change).
    "If at first you don't succeed, label it version 1.0."

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