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For all its flaws, one of the things I liked about D&D 4E were minions. Although weak, I think that they help to convey just how much more capable the heroes are while still packing a punch. Since they are so easily dealt with, one common feature they all have are “death throes” or a parting shot so as to make them not so insignificant. Here are some examples of battle fodder that I may throw at my players.