Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 144

Tell us what’s happening: The instructions say I should getMonsterAttackValue and it should take level as a parameter. It doesn’t like the brackets around “fighting” and it doesn’t like the dot notations for level. Says my code does not pass

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function getMonsterAttackValue (monsters[fighting].level) {

}

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Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 144

you can’t do that in a function argument, that’s why it doesn’t like it, it’s a syntax error

If I just add “level” as the parameter, it doesn’t like that either. What am I missing here?

function getMonsterAttackValue (level) {

}

remove the space before the (, let’s try that

no luck… still says the same error.

function getMonsterAttackValue (level){

}

you have not deleted the space before (

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This worked… It didn’t like the space between “getMonsterAttackValue” and “(”

function getMonsterAttackValue(level){

}

there is usually a space between ) and {, you can keep that one

got it. Thank you so much ilenia!!!

I’ve edited your code for readability. When you enter a code block into a forum post, please precede it with a separate line of three backticks and follow it with a separate line of three backticks to make it easier to read.

You can also use the “preformatted text” tool in the editor (</>) to add backticks around text.

See this post to find the backtick on your keyboard.
Note: Backticks (`) are not single quotes (').

Okay, Thank you for the feedback. This is my first actual post here asking for help. Thank you!