#### AsianBorn

##### Warper
I am unsure if this is the correct place to post this enquiry, sorry if its not.

I want skills to be able to deal both attack damage and magic attack damage rather than just one or the other, however I do not know how to implement this properly.

How would I combine these - (a.atk * x - b.def * x) as well (a.mat * x - b.mdf * x) but not have the overall damage lowered if one of the defense values is greater than the corresponding attack values.

Example - (a.atk * 1 - b.def * 1) + (a.mat * 1 - b.mdf * 1)
if my actor had 50 attack and 50 magic attack but the target had 20 defense and 80 magic defense, then the actor would deal 0 damage to the target because of the excess magic defense. How would I make it so that this example formula would deal the 30 attack damage that it logically should no matter how high the magic defense is.

Would very much appreciate any assistance thank you

#### Trihan

##### Speedy Scripter
Use Math.max to avoid negative contributions to the calculation.

Math.max(a.atk * x - b.def * x, 0) + Math.max(a.mat * x - b.mdf * x, 0)

#### AsianBorn

##### Warper
Use Math.max to avoid negative contributions to the calculation.

Math.max(a.atk * x - b.def * x, 0) + Math.max(a.mat * x - b.mdf * x, 0)
I had no idea this was a thing, thank you, I appreciate the reply

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