Hello, again friends!

I hope this message finds you and your campaigns well! Recently my players were trying to ambush a well-fortified hideout. Surrounding the hideout was a field, so the players couldn’t get within range without being spotted by their foes. Some of the players wanted to attempt to shoot at them from the closest hiding spot and so we began to debate range penalties.

This brought up the question of how far one could reasonably shoot, especially considering that bows don’t have an unlimited range – though there is nothing clear in the player’s handbook after some investigating I have pieced together the information I have done some investigating, and found this handy chart to help clarify matters:


Using these tips can really bring your campaign to life!

Stay tuned for more ideas, tips, and tricks!