Talk:Great Flail (5e Equipment)
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Ok, ok, before you get all up on my case about loading being a ranged weapon feature: The feature merely prevents the weapon from being used to make multiple attacks in a turn, regardless of character features. The fluff behind it was based on ranged weapons because they prompted the creation of the feature. However, it would be stupidly redundant to reiterate and rename Loading simply to have a version themed for melee weapons with the same mechanical drawback. It is more clear and efficient to just use the old keyword. Kydo (talk) 16:03, 18 May 2015 (MDT)
This item deals an average of 9 damage, a point more than the 8 of a +1 Greatsword, an uncommon magic item, not to mention the reach. I feel that the loading is a false balance.