Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 45

how do i set the onclick button of button1 to “buyHealth”. I’m stuck here

Your code so far

<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="./styles.css">
    <title>RPG - Dragon Repeller</title>
</head>
<body>
    <div id="game">
        <div id="stats">
            <span class="stat">XP: <strong><span id="xpText">0</span></strong></span>
            <span class="stat">Health: <strong><span id="healthText">100</span></strong></span>
            <span class="stat">Gold: <strong><span id="goldText">50</span></strong></span>
        </div>
        <div id="controls">
            <button id="button1">Go to store</button>
            <button id="button2">Go to cave</button>
            <button id="button3">Fight dragon</button>
        </div>
        <div id="monsterStats">
            <span class="stat">Monster Name: <strong><span id="monsterName"></span></strong></span>
            <span class="stat">Health: <strong><span id="monsterHealth"></span></strong></span>
        </div>
        <div id="text">
            Welcome to Dragon Repeller. You must defeat the dragon that is preventing people from leaving the town. You are in the town square. Where do you want to go? Use the buttons above.
        </div>
    </div>
    <script src="./script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
/* file: styles.css */
body {
  background-color: #0a0a23;
}

#text {
  background-color: #0a0a23;
  color: #ffffff;
  padding: 10px;
}

#game {
  max-width: 500px;
  max-height: 400px;
  background-color: #ffffff;
  color: #ffffff;
  margin: 30px auto 0px;
  padding: 10px;
}

#controls,
#stats {
  border: 1px solid #0a0a23;
  padding: 5px;
  color: #0a0a23;
}

#monsterStats {
  display: none;
  border: 1px solid #0a0a23;
  padding: 5px;
  color: #ffffff;
  background-color: #c70d0d;
}

.stat {
  padding-right: 10px;
}

button {
  cursor: pointer;
  color: #0a0a23;
  background-color: #feac32;
  background-image: linear-gradient(#fecc4c, #ffac33);
  border: 3px solid #feac32;
}
/* file: script.js */
let xp = 0;
let health = 100;
let gold = 50;
let currentWeapon = 0;
let fighting;
let monsterHealth;
let inventory = ["stick"];

const button1 = document.querySelector('#button1');
const button2 = document.querySelector("#button2");
const button3 = document.querySelector("#button3");
const text = document.querySelector("#text");
const xpText = document.querySelector("#xpText");
const healthText = document.querySelector("#healthText");
const goldText = document.querySelector("#goldText");
const monsterStats = document.querySelector("#monsterStats");
const monsterName = document.querySelector("#monsterName");
const monsterHealthText =document.querySelector("#monsterHealth");

// initialize buttons
button1.onclick = goStore;
button2.onclick = goCave;
button3.onclick = fightDragon;


/* User Editable Region */

function goStore() {
  button1.innerText = "Buy 10 health (10 gold)";
  button2.innerText = "Buy weapon (30 gold)";
  button3.innerText = "Go to town square";
  button1.onclick = console.log("buyHealth");
}

/* User Editable Region */


function goCave() {
  console.log("Going to cave.");
}

function fightDragon() {
  console.log("Fighting dragon.");
}

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Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 45

you don’t need the console.log or the parenthesis or quotation marks.

it should just be.

button1.onclick = buyHealth

The reason for this is because you are simply just assigning the button to a later on function you will be making with buyHealth.

Hello and welcome!

Just a quick note: Avoid posting working solutions, they are seen as spoilers and they will your get your posts removed. I know from experience from when I was new here.

Hints for the solution are preferred.

understood, thank you for the heads up. it’s my first time checking out and using the forum. I will keep that in mind.