# Hit points

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Hit points (also known as Health points or just HP) are a measure of a player's vitality. When the player takes damage by any means, they lose hit points. If their hit points fall below zero, they get a visit from he who talks like this.

## Maximum hit points

The maximum amount of hit points a player has is mostly controlled by their bonus in adventuring.health. There is also an effect from the player's weight.

To determine a player's maximum hit point total, read off the 'weight factor' from the graph to the right based on the player's weight, and then apply the following formula:

Max HP = floor( (150 + 10 * con + 4 * ad.he bonus) * weight-factor )

## Hit point regeneration

The rate at which hitpoints regenerate is controlled by the player's constitution and strength stats, with a stronger emphasis on the former. Specifically, it is:

HP regen per round = rounddown(sqrt(200/9.8 * (4 * ln(con) + ln (str)) - 50) - 10)