Alien Alloys and other materials they create are notated time and time again to be vastly above any Earth material in terms of durability. This is what the XCOM operatives create their armor out of down the road, so this seems relavant. However, I'm not all that interested in the armor- I'm interested in shattering walls made out of this material.
We have no definite basis for how strong these materials are (materials can be found here and here.
As for values we should use. The people here seem to think 5x stronger is a good basis, however that will be our mid-end. I'll be including a high-end (20x) and a low-end (3x). We have no idea on the accuracy for any of these, but... you know. It's a start. We will use steel as it is the most equat…Read more >
Basically, this thing is a badass weapon and needs a calculation. Described as an "outdoor toy", it destroys pretty much anything within its radius, up to and including huge portions of UFOs. Even soldiers on the outermost rim of the explosion will be killed (probably). Anything closer to the epicenter, unarmored, is almost certainly doomed to die.
This is my first calc of this kind, so bear with me. My apologies if it is wrong. Let's begin.
This should be simple enough, much like all of my calcs. I am a calc noob, after all.
So, from that page I linked above, we find that the blast radius is 11 "blocks", which look to me like meters. Here's an image, for reference.
Basically, plug in this value of 11.5 meters (the shot from the Blaster La…
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Deathwing, AKA Neltharion, Dragon Aspect of the Earth, shattered it with his "Cataclysm", an event that caused notable changes all throughout the world. Basic information of it can be found here. So while he didn't exactly "shatter" it, he caused ruptures and base level damage all over the place, including awakening places in the ocean and forming enormous mountains.
Multiple country sized ares were destroyed beyond recognition or permanently altered in some major way (that is, some were completely submerged in water, or ripped in half- these in of themselves are 6-B feats, but let's see how much fracturing the planet fares for our Draconic buddy, hm?
(Note: I know this is a simplified way of doing this and it should be done with a huge li…
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Pretty simple. Ragnaros, the head honcho of the Fire Elementals and follower of Deathwing, is stated to burn mountains down with his very presence. Sounds like a helluva feat and right now he's a mere Mountain level, possibly Large Mountain level because of it. I'd like to see if we can't change that.
Assumption wise, here's what we're looking at.
1. The mountain in question is comparable to Mount Everest and is composed of granite
2. Melting is vaporization due to the presence of steam rising in the aftermath
Pretty simple stuff. We can pull the values we need from here, we will use three values here based on estimations from various mathematical minds.
First off, value for vaporization of granite is 6077872j/kg. So multiplication is basical…
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I know that this is typically counter-intuitive to what this wiki would stand for. But hear me out. I find this to be valid becuase Challenge Rating is used in the D&D setting to describe how difficult a foe should be for a group of four adventurers of that level, meaning a similar CR is a statement of "this enemy is equatable to this enemy". Moving on. Note that these are 3.5e Challenge Ratings- for example, 5e Challenge Ratings are vastly lower (a CR 7 beast in 3.5e would be roughly a CR 2 in 5e).
In this blog I will include where on the actual Dungeons and Dragons page this places them, by tier.
So. This is something I've been looking at. Currently only a handful of feats define the D&D-verse, up to and including the Vecna feat of harmi…
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