Foreshadow wrote:That is what a Targeted area attack is. Make an attack with a roll to hit and apply this against the defense of all in the area, and only the main target can suffer a multi-attack or critical. The attack effect misses any not hit by the attack roll. So its an area attack you get to save all or nothing rather than half effect, but if your hit you suffer Area damage, and one target gets the multi-attack effect.
I don't recall targeted area being in 3e. It's possible it's in one of the gadget guides. I don't have all of those yet.