Trick Question: Supplemental Table

The table shows the average number of wounds done by two attacks with the indicated attack skill and a base damage of 2d6+1 against defenders with the given defense and toughness.  The change in average wounds if the first attack is replaced by a Trick of 1d6, 1d8, or 1d10 characteristic against a 1d4 defense is also shown.  Positive changes are shown in bold.

Supplemental Table 1.  Tricks in One-On-One Combat

Defender Toughness 4
Attack

Skill

d4

Defense All Attack Trick d6 v d4 Trick d8 v d4 Trick d10 v d4
4 1.61 -0.15 -0.13 -0.11
5 1.32 -0.10 -0.08 -0.07
6 0.89 -0.05 -0.04 -0.02
7 0.71 -0.02 0 +0.01
8 0.47 0 +0.01 +0.02
Attack

Skill

d6

4 1.99 -0.34 -0.32 -0.31
5 1.51 -0.19 -0.17 -0.15
6 0.92 -0.03 -0.01 -0.02
7 0.82 -0.05 -0.03 -0.02
8 0.62 -0.7 -0.07 -0.07
Attack

Skill

d8

4 2.08 -0.34 -0.33 -0.32
5 1.75 -0.26 -0.24 -0.22
6 1.31 -0.14 -0.12 -0.11
7 1.02 -0.08 -0.07 -0.06
8 0.69 -0.05 -0.04 -0.03
Attack

Skill

d10

4 2.43 -0.64 -0.63 -0.62
5 2.01 -0.41 -0.40 -0.38
6 1.50 -0.16 -0.14 -0.13
7 1.29 -0.13 -0.12 -0.11
8 1.02 -0.10 -0.09 -0.09
Attack

Skill

d12

4 2.66 -0.83 -0.82 -0.82
5 2.31 -0.64 -0.63 -0.63
6 1.89 -0.44 -0.42 -0.42
7 1.57 -0.28 -0.27 -0.25
8 1.20 -0.10 -0.09 -0.09
Defender Toughness 6
Attack

Skill

d4

Defense All Attack Trick d6 v d4 Trick d8 v d4 Trick d10 v d4
4 1.15 -0.03 -0.01 0
5 0.94 -0.01 +0.01 +0.02
6 0.64 +0.01 +0.02 +0.03
7 0.50 +0.03 +0.03 +0.05
8 0.32 +0.03 +0.04 +0.05
Attack

Skill

d6

4 1.43 -0.16 -0.15 -0.14
5 1.09 -0.07 -0.05 -0.04
6 0.68 +0.01 +0.03 +0.04
7 0.58 +0.01 +0.02 +0.03
8 0.43 -0.01 -0.01 -0.01
Attack

Skill

d8

4 1.49 -0.15 -0.14 -0.13
5 1.25 -0.10 -0.09 -0.08
6 0.94 -0.04 -0.03 -0.02
7 0.74 -0.02 -0.01 0
8 0.50 -0.01 0 +0.01
Attack

Skill

d10

4 1.79 -0.41 -0.41 -0.40
5 1.45 -0.22 -0.21 -0.20
6 1.07 -0.04 -0.02 -0.01
7 0.91 -0.03 -0.01 -0.01
8 0.72 -0.02 -0.01 0
Attack

Skill

d12

4 1.99 -0.58 -0.57 -0.57
5 1.71 -0.43 -0.42 -0.41
6 1.39 -0.27 -0.26 -0.25
7 1.13 -0.14 -0.13 -0.12
8 0.84 +0.01 +0.01 +0.02
Defender Toughness 8
Attack

Skill

d4

Defense All Attack Trick d6 v d4 Trick d8 v d4 Trick d10 v d4
4 0.79 +0.03 +0.04 +0.06
5 0.65 +0.03 +0.05 +0.06
6 0.44 +0.03 +0.04 +0.05
7 0.34 +0.05 +0.05 +0.06
8 0.22 +0.04 +0.05 +0.05
Attack

Skill

d6

4 0.99 -0.05 -0.05 -0.04
5 0.75 -0.01 0 +0.02
6 0.47 +0.03 +0.04 +0.05
7 0.40 +0.03 +0.04 +0.05
8 0.29 +0.02 +0.02 +0.02
Attack

Skill

d8

4 1.02 -0.04 -0.03 -0.02
5 0.87 -0.02 -0.01 0
6 0.66 0 +0.01 +0.03
7 0.51 +0.02 +0.02 +0.04
8 0.35 +0.01 +0.02 +0.03
Attack

Skill

d10

4 1.26 -0.25 -0.24 -0.24
5 1.02 -0.12 -0.10 -0.09
6 0.73 +0.02 +0.04 +0.05
7 0.62 +0.02 +0.03 +0.04
8 0.49 +0.02 +0.03 +0.04
Attack

Skill

d12

4 1.42 -0.39 -0.38 -0.37
5 1.21 -0.28 -0.27 -0.26
6 0.98 -0.16 -0.15 -0.14
7 0.78 -0.06 -0.05 -0.04
8 0.57 +0.05 +0.6 +0.06
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  1. […] round. The resulting table is quite large. Those interested in the full table can find it in the Supplemental material. The highlights are presented […]

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