# drop

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Jump to navigationJump to search## drop() Function

Generates random numbers to emulate dice rolls; returns the total of a dice roll that ignores a certain number of the lowest dice rolled.

### Usage

`drop(times, sides, ignore)`

**Parameters**

`times`

- The number of times to roll the dice.`sides`

- The number of sides the dice possess.`ignore`

- The number of lowest rolls that are ignored when totaling the roll.

### Examples

Roll ten twenty-sided dice, ignoring the lowest five rolls.
Returns a number than is between

`[t: drop(10, 20, 5)]`

Returns a number that is between `5`

and `100`

, with a high average.

Roll five ten-sided dice ignoring the lowest two rolls, using variables.

```
[h: DiceTimes = 5]
[h: DiceSides = 10]
[h: DiceIgnore = 2]
[t: drop(DiceTimes, DiceSides, DiceIgnore)]
```

`3`

and `30`

, with a high average.### See Also

For another method of rolling dice, see Dice Expressions.