What else do you do when the barbarian with 20 strength wants to use the goblin as a throwing weapon?

What else do you do when the barbarian with 20 strength wants to use the goblin as a throwing weapon?


Assuming the goblin is within his carry weight, probably just use the improvised weapon stats. Maybe make the goblin take the same damage as whatever it's thrown into.


How I would run it yeah, but I don't think RAW would let you throw a creature.


is a corpse an object?


I don't think so? Can you use mending to reattach a lost arm on a corpse and then rez a character?


i would rule yes corpses are objects what else are they? not creatures anymore but then theres the question of if a creature counts as an object


Dead creatures are still creatures. Revivify specifically targets a creature that is dead. There is no blanket rule that defines dead creatures as objects.


But the owlbear head my noble human barbarian decided to use as a hat, is it still a creature, or an object? He may have used it to hold unvoluntarily ejected bodily fluids at one point...


I think if it's still alive it's definitely not an object.


Ok but who has underwater combat memorized? Like 2 percent of the dnd player base?


Inb4 rules-savvy players (who aren't rules lawyers): "I'm a rules lawyer, and I...."


I’m a rules lawyer, and my knowledge is used to complement the DM, not undermine them. Also, I make sure to follow the rules even if it would hurt me.


Then you are not [a rules lawyer](https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rules_lawyer#:~:text=A%20rules%20lawyer%20is%20a,an%20advantage%20within%20that%20environment.&text=The%20rules%20of%20the%20game,parodies%20of%20rules%20lawyer%20behavior.)


Hm, you appear to be right. I feel like there should be a name for this case that is more apt then.


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I believe a dead goblin is actually listed as one of the examples of an improvised weapon RAW lol.


You posted this 3 time. Which is funny because I had the same thing happen to me a few minutes ago.


Yea Reddit on the phone has been really bad lately.


Use falling damage, if the goblin travels 10 feet into a guy, 1d6 damage for both, so on, so forth


10 feet is the height of literally 1.75 'Samsung Side by Side; Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel Refrigerators' stacked on top of each other


Recently, the Bard polymorphed into a Giant Ape, picked up an Ogre and threw it at an Orc. Said Orc was standing next to my Wizard. The Orc succeded the Dex Save, i did not.


the Goliath barbarian in my party constantly throws the warforged wizard as if he’s a grenade, and it’s scarily effective