It’s the 4th of July, and here in the United States we celebrate our nation’s independence by blowing stuff up. So I can’t think of anything more timely than an article about gunpowder and exploding dice.
If you’re looking forward to Kobold Press’s upcoming Tome of Heroes and its new Gunpowder rules, this should get you ready to work them to their absolute maximum effect.
Great guide, but Hex does, in fact, deal extra damage.
It’s extra damage, but it’s not extra weapon damage. Hunter’s Mark and Sneak Attack add d6’s of whatever damage the weapon does, but Hex adds necrotic damage. Weapon damage can burst, but extra damage from hex and similar features can’t.