Why do the Tabaxi use strength as their modifier for their claw attack?

@JeremyECrawford why do the Tabaxi use strength as their modifier for their claw attack? Would it be fair to make it a dex attack instead? — Tyler McConnell (@JT_McConnell) November 4, 2016 A melee attack uses Strength by default. If you'd like to use Dex. with your unarmed strikes, I recommend becoming a monk. #DnD […]

Martial arts affects Tabaxi, in an older tweet you said it doesnt affect natural weapons…

@JeremyECrawford Recent sage advice you said that martial arts affects Tabaxi, in an older one you said it doesnt affect natural weapons. — Brandon Dean Lawrenc (@malferius) November 19, 2016 Look at the rule for tabaxi claws in Volo's Guide to Monsters. That text says the claws can used as unarmed strikes—a special ability. #DnD […]

What specifically does “Melee Weapon Attack” mean?

@JeremyECrawford What specifically does "Melee Weapon Attack" mean: A melee attack with a weapon, or an attack with a melee weapon? — Anonymous (@ApocalypticTwit) August 20, 2015 A melee weapon attack is a melee attack with a weapon. https://t.co/2OYgN4Ghgo — Jeremy Crawford (@JeremyECrawford) August 20, 2015 @undrhil @ApocalypticTwitsince unarmed strikes are no longer considered weapons, […]