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Determines the number of hit points someone currently has.


The object whose hitpoints we are to retrieve. (Default: OBJECT_SELF)


Returns the number of hitpoints oObject has and 0 if oObject is invalid.


This can be called upon any object with hit points - Doors, Placeables and so on therefore have values for this.

It can also be negative, if dying or dead.

GetMaxHitPoints can be used to get the objects maximum hitpoints; it ignores temporary effects so may actually be less than the current hitpoints a creature has.

Known Bugs

The maximum hit points of an object is 32,767 as noted in the GFF field for a creature or object (a "short" type). Going over this (eg; by using EffectTemporaryHitpoints will overflow and bug the health of a creature out. It is recommended to use this in combination with a check before applying very large values of EffectTemporaryHitpoints.



See Also


GetPercentageHPLoss GetMaxHitPoints

 author: Tom Cassiotis, editor: Jasperre, additional contributor(s): Jasperre