Opposite of a critical fumble.
Critical hits are often described or shown as being either overwhelmingly physically damaging or incredibly precise. For example, one of Captain Joseph Forecastle's first Crits resulted from him slicing a harpooner open from the man’s belly all the way across his abdomen in one wild swing WB2014 Duke Forecastle - Part 13. Duchess Artemis in turn croaked a decrypted Red dwagon by shooting an arrow into its brain through a nostril.LIAB Text 52
A crit increases in difficulty depending on a units level. A very low level unit would find it impossible to get a crit on a very high level unit, but a high level would find a crit on a low level unit easy.LIAB Text 51
Once a unit has been croaked by a crit it also seems to affect the method a Croakamancer has to use to produce the desire effect when focusing on producing a longer lasting uncroaked unit.IPTSF Text 18