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    Hit Points

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    An numeral indication of how much damage a character can sustain. The loss of all hit points results in the death of the character or another penalty.

    Short summary describing this concept.

    Hit Points last edited by thelastgogeta on 06/15/18 09:05AM View full history


    A common trend in role-playing games, "Hit Points" is commonly abbreviated as "HP" and sometimes may be referred to as "Health Points". In most games, where a level up system is in place, gaining a new level will increase the max amount of hit points a character has. Also, in RPGs and similar genres, characters prone to melee combat often have a much higher amount of HP than mages, archers and the like.

    See also

    • Damage Numbers - The counterpart which shows how much damage is done in numbers.
    • Death - The result of running out of HP.
    • Health - The general concept.

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