# How many hit dice per short rest?

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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.

## How many hit points do you regain on a short rest?

Whenever you take a Short Rest, you may roll any number of Hit Dice, up to the number you currently have, add any bonuses to those dice, and heal that amount of HP. You recover 1/2 (rounded up) of your maximum Hit Dice whenever you take a Long Rest.

## How many hit dice do you get?

Every time you gain a level, you get an additional “Hit Die”, so if you are 1st level, you have one Hit Die, and if you are 3rd level, you have three Hit Dice, and if you are 20th level, you have twenty.

## 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. And generally, most classes had enough Healing Surges to recover their full complement of HP two to three times over.

At first level you have only one hit die (max). Each time you level up your hit dice (max) will increase by one. When you take a short rest you may use up some of those dice to heal (no more than half of the max – half your total level). You can always use at least one hit die if you want to.

## Can you heal during a short rest?

Spend Healing Surges: After a short rest, you can spend as many healing surges as you want. If you run out of healing surges, you must take an extended rest to regain them.

## Do you recover HP on a short rest?

Short Rest

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. The player can decide to spend an additional Hit Die after each roll.

## How is hit die 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?

You spend them by literally rolling that die type, the result being the amount of HP you recover from resting. At the end of a long rest you regain a number of hit dice equal to half of your character level (minimum 1). You only regain half of your hit dice on the long rest (one on level 1).

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## Can you use hit dice in combat?

Hi JFCapps, 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.

## Can you walk during a short rest?

A short rest is a period of downtime, at least 1 hour long, during which a character does nothing more strenuous than eating, drinking, reading, and tending to wounds. No mention of walking there. A short rest can also be 3 hours long, for example.

## What do you recover in a short rest?

The normal rule is that on a short rest, a character may spend any number of their unspent hit dice to roll them, with their Con modifier applied to each die, to regain that many hit points (up to their normal maximum).

## Do you get spells back on short rest?

Yes, they do.

You regain all expended spell slots when you finish a short or long rest.