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UmbrellaCorp487
11-04-2014, 12:34 PM
Cast magic bullet on a model and the model successfully hits an enemy with it's next range attack, do you:

A: Choose magic bullet target, resolve magic bullet damage roll, then resolve range attack damage roll against the original target.

or

B: Resolve your damage roll against the original target and then resolve magic bullet damage against another target.

SageofLodoss
11-04-2014, 12:46 PM
Cast magic bullet on a model and the model successfully hits an enemy with it's next range attack, do you:

A: Choose magic bullet target, resolve magic bullet damage roll, then resolve range attack damage roll against the original target.

or

B: Resolve your damage roll against the original target and then resolve magic bullet damage against another target.

The damage roll from magic bullet is triggered when the ranged attack hits, so it depends on whether or not it features the language "after the attack is resolved," or something to that effect. If it does, then you follow that instruction and would resolve the damage of the ranged attack before performing the magic bullet damage roll.

If there is no such timing indication, then you resolve it as soon as the trigger, which would be hit, meaning you would actually interrupt the normal attack/damage procedure of the ranged attack to select who is taking the magic bullet damage roll and resolve that, then go back to resolving the damage against the ranged attack target.

tordeck
11-04-2014, 01:33 PM
Ive always played it as option A

vintersbastard
11-04-2014, 02:25 PM
Cast magic bullet on a model and the model successfully hits an enemy with it's next range attack, do you:

A: Choose magic bullet target, resolve magic bullet damage roll, then resolve range attack damage roll against the original target.Magic Bullet states that it happens after the attack is resolved. Check p. 245 of Prime on when exactly that is, if it's unclear to you.