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Breaking Changes - Upcoming Update #203
Breaking Changes in Upcoming Update
For the upcoming update some changes are required for some elements to work properly.
Updated Statistic Names
The statistic names will all be lowercase to avoid confusion. Also, use the new replace method (
If you're interested you can view this pull request to see all kinds of changes to the files with the upcoming update.
Where possible the builder will convert the previous statistics name in a statistic rule to the new name in an attempt to allow some unchanged content to be loaded correct. For example: a rule that references the
(applies to all abilities, 1 example given)
(applies to all saves, 1 example given)
(applies to all skills, 1 example given)
Innate Speed (Races)
Speeds with a racial origin now have an innate speed statistics.
Internally the innate speeds are put together and populate the normal
When you get a swimming speed equal to your walking speed you can still use a statistic such as this one using
<stat name="speed:swim" value="speed" bonus="base" />
Armor Class Caluclation
When adding a bonus to Armor Class that isn't part of the armor calculation or shield you can add it to
Example of ac calculation for Draconic Resilience
<stat name="ac:draconic resilience" value="13" /> <stat name="ac:draconic resilience" value="dexterity:modifier" /> <stat name="ac:calculation" value="ac:draconic resilience" bonus="calculation" equipped="[armor:none]" alt="Draconic Resilience (Sorcerer)" />
The base of
Example for Plate
<stat name="ac:armored:armor" value="18" />
When not wearing armor the internal Unarmored calculation (10 + Dexterity Modifier) is used.
Additional action & usage attributes for sheet descriptions
You can set action and usage attributes if you want to make it easier to glace at features and determine their usage. They can also be used on the
<sheet action="Bonus Action" usage="1/Short Rest"> <description>You can magically teleport up to 30 feet to an unoccupied space you can see.</description> </sheet>
When using the style formatting sheet the description will be displayed like this for the fey step element:
Yeah, I would like it more if it wasn't in bold or maybe separated from feature name somehow. I like that "(Channel Divinity)", so it's easier to understand from what feature this ability comes from. But for action type and uses. i don't think it's needed to be in bold and right after name of the feature/ability. IMHO.