# Quick Answer: How many hit dice do you have?

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The amount of hit dice you have is the same as your level, level 4 = 4 hit dice. When you take a short rest, you can “spend” hit dice to heal yourself kinda like healing surges in 4th edition.

## How do you hit dice in 5e?

A character can spend one or more Hit Dice at the end of a Short Rest, up to the character’s maximum number of Hit Dice, which is equal to the character’s level. For each Hit Die spent in this way, the player rolls the die and adds the character’s Constitution modifier to it.

## How many hit dice does a creature have?

Hit dice (or HD) is roughly equivalent to a monster’s level and gives the approximate hit points the monster has. Normal calculation for monster’s HP is total of hit dice amount of 8-sided dice.

## How many hit dice do you get per level 5e?

Each time you gain a level, you gain 1 additional Hit Die. Roll that Hit Die, add your Constitution modifier to the roll, and add the total to your hit point maximum. Alternatively, you can use the fixed value shown in your class entry, which is the average result of the die roll (rounded up).

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## Can you use hit dice in combat?

so, the Hit Dice are not related to the weapon attack you do in combat. Hit Dice are related to the character’s health and to the “healing” during a short rest. Usually, a character has as many hit dice as the character’s level.

## How are hit points calculated?

At first level, you calculate your hit points by adding your constitution modifier to the highest possible total of your class’s assigned hit die. (E.g. if you’re a level one cleric with a constitution modifier of +3, then your hit point maximum with be 11.)

## How do I regain hit dice?

How Do I Get My Hit Dice Back? Whilst you spend Hit Dice on a short rest, you regain them on a long rest… well, some of them at least. When you finish a long rest, you regain a number of Hit Dice up to half of your maximum number of Hit Dice. So if you’re a 6th level character, you can recover up to 3 spent Hit Dice.

## How much HP does a short rest heal?

At the end of a Short Rest, you could spend any number of Healing Surges and, for each one, recover one quarter of your maximum HP.

## What is my hit dice?

Hit Dice are how you get Hit Points. Hit Dice are rolled at each level, and your value on the roll is how many Hit Points you gain (plus whatever applicable bonuses). Thus, the total number of Hit Dice you have is equivalent to your Level.

## When can I use hit dice?

To use a Hit Die, you “spend” it — you roll it and add the result plus your Con modifier to your current HP². Once you’ve spent a die from your pool, you can’t use it again until you’ve “regained” it — which happens when you take a long rest.

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## Do you add proficiency to damage 5e?

Proficiency is generally not added to damage rolls unless some feature expressly says it should. Additionally, it is important to remember that with Finesse weapons, the fighter has the choice of which modifier to use, but they have to use the same modifier for both attack and defense.

## How many hit dice do you get back after a long rest?

You only regain half of your hit dice on the long rest (one on level 1). Other than that you are correct on how you can decide/split how to spend them. You only regain half of your hit dice on the long rest (one on level 1).

## Do you add Con to hit dice?

From the Short Rest section on page 186 of the PHB: For each Hit Die spent in this way, the player rolls the die and adds the character’s Constitution modifier to it. The character regains hit points equal to the total. So yes, you add you Con mod to each hit die you spent during a short rest.