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192 conditions questions.

### 9 What happens if a petrified creature drops to 0 hit points?

1 answers, 401 views dnd-5e conditions hit-points
Like the title says. If a creature with the petrified condition is dropped to 0 HP, what happens? Does the petrified effect end, and they're globs of meat? Does the soul leave the statue at that point,...

### 10 Does a subsequent charm effect override a previous one?

3 answers, 5.369 views dnd-5e conditions charmed mind-control
In a recent session, I was confused about how multiple charm effects would interact with each other: A vampire used its 'Charm' ability to charm a PC. It reads (paraphrased): The target must ...

### 10 Can a restrained Sorcerer use the Subtle Spell metamagic to cast attack spells without disadvantage?

2 answers, 466 views dnd-5e spells sorcerer conditions metamagic
Just like it says. We have a Sorcerer who is under the Restrained condition, which says that attacks made by the Sorcerer are made with disadvantage. But the Sorcerer has the Subtle Spell metamagic ...

### 6 Does fatigue condition affect spell casting?

1 answers, 262 views pathfinder spells conditions
Does anyone know if a spell caster suffers any penalties if he tries to use magic while fatigued? I can't find anything about this under conditions. I just feel it's a bit odd that a fatigued player ...

### 1 How can I have a Giant Spider cocoon a PC in web? [closed]

3 answers, 189 views dnd-5e homebrew grapple conditions
Giant Spiders have an ability to restrain their prey. I'm adding a custom ability (for the sake of the storyline) to wrap a player in web cocoon. Part of the storyline during the battle with the ...

### 5 If I am attacked from an area of heavy obscurement, am I under the effects of the Blinded condition?

2 answers, 153 views dnd-5e conditions concealment blind
This is what the PHB (p. 183) says about Heavy Obscurement: A heavily obscured area—such as darkness, opaque fog, or dense foliage—blocks vision entirely. A creature in a heavily obscured area ...

### -1 How can I gain immunity to or remove the Stunned condition? [duplicate]

0 answers, 57 views dnd-5e conditions immunities
What methods exist to grant a player character immunity to or which can remove from them the stunned condition? Magic items or spell would be preferable, but class or racial features are also ...

### 18 Can you move a creature you're grappling but frightened of?

2 answers, 1.556 views dnd-5e movement grapple conditions fear
A situation came up in our game where a PC cast cause fear (Xanathar's Guide to Everything, p. 151) on an enemy that was grappling the PC and trying to push them towards a torture device. This made ...

### 4 How does deafness affect melee combat?

2 answers, 1.147 views dnd-5e conditions hearing melee-combat
The ears are very much related to balance and dizziness. Balance is maintained not only by the vestibular system found in your ears but also by your visual and sensory systems. If any one of these ...

### 18 Does Legendary Resistance allow a Stunned or Paralyzed creature to succeed on a save it would otherwise automatically fail?

2 answers, 2.429 views dnd-5e saving-throw dragons conditions
Both the Paralyzed and Stunned conditions include the following: a [paralyzed/stunned] creature is incapacitated (see condition) and can't move (or in the case of paralyzed speak) The ...

### 20 What Conditions prevent a caster from using Somatic spells?

4 answers, 11.662 views dnd-5e spells conditions spell-components
The text from Somatic reads that the caster must have a hand free to gesture with when they cast a spell with a somatic component. None of the conditions such as restrained or grappled seem to ...

### 25 Is it impossible to escape the Rod of Lordly Might's paralysis effect early?

5 answers, 2.093 views dnd-5e magic-items conditions
On a hit, the Rod of Lordly Might can: ...force the target to make a DC 17 Strength saving throw. On a failure, the target is paralyzed for 1 minute. The target can repeat the saving throw at the ...

### 6 Is a creature immune to the prone condition also immune to being incapacitated by the Tasha's Hideous Laughter spell?

1 answers, 239 views dnd-5e spells conditions immunities
The Tasha's hideous laughter spell description states: A creature of your choice that you can see within range perceives everything as hilariously funny and falls into fits of laughter if this ...

### 8 How can I end the Stunned Condition?

2 answers, 1.305 views dnd-5e conditions
The Stunned condition seems to be incredibly powerful. Are there any ways to end it with magic, magic items, abilities, or prevent it from occurring in the first place?

### 10 Vrock's spore ability inflict both the “poisoned” condition and poison damage, or just poison damage?

1 answers, 727 views dnd-5e monsters conditions
Does the Vrock's spore ability inflict both the "poisoned" condition and poison damage, or just poison damage? The wording seems unclear.

### 2 Can a paralyzed/stunned creature continue to blow into an Eagle Whistle?

2 answers, 141 views dnd-5e magic-items conditions
Both the paralyzed and stunned conditions state that the victim cannot move nor take actions or reactions, but they don't prevent breathing. An Eagle Whistle does not require an action to use, only ...

### 2 Combining Improved Dirge of Doom and Blistering Invective – how long does the “frightened” condition last?

1 answers, 127 views pathfinder optimization conditions bard fear
I recently found a pretty neat combination of moves that essentially turns your bard into a freaking jump scare. (Unless your enemies are undead. Or don’t understand your language. Oh well, no trick ...

### 1 Encounters to let a deaf character shine/stumble? [closed]

1 answers, 148 views dnd-5e conditions
One of the players in my group is playing a deaf PC. He gets by with respect to communication via lip-reading and sometimes with the magic items the group has that allow telepathy. I want to create ...

### 13 Can a player character (temporarily) blind/deafen themself?

2 answers, 1.594 views dnd-5e conditions
Various monsters and spells have effects on creatures than can see/hear them. As a result, it may be situationally advantageous for a character to make themselves temporarily blind (e.g. via a ...

### 31 Does the frightened condition provide supernatural knowledge of the location of the source of fear?

6 answers, 3.377 views dnd-5e conditions fear
The effects of being Frightened are as follows: A frightened creature has disadvantage on ability checks and attack rolls while the source of its fear is within line of sight. The creature ...

### 21 If you are incapacitated, can you move?

2 answers, 2.707 views dnd-5e movement conditions
The incapacitated condition states that An incapacitated creature can’t take actions or reactions. Does that effect movement though? Moving is not an action (at least not in 5e).

### 5 If a rider is paralyzed, will he automatically fall off a mount?

3 answers, 513 views dnd-5e conditions mounted-combat
I had a recent D&D meet where a player cast hold person on a soldier who was riding on a giant vulture. The question then arose as to whether the soldier would fall off the vulture and plummet to ...

### 12 What is “closer” for the purposes of the frightened condition?

4 answers, 1.203 views dnd-5e movement conditions fear
How is the portion of the frightened condition meant to be interpreted: The creature can’t willingly move closer to the source of its fear. More specifically, what is meant by "move closer"? ...

### 7 Is a creature immune to blindness affected by Fog Cloud (or other Heavy Obscurement)?

2 answers, 1.020 views dnd-5e conditions
"A heavily obscured area—such as Darkness, opaque fog, or dense foliage—blocks vision entirely. A creature effectively suffers from the Blinded condition when trying to see something in that area." ...

### -1 How to restrain a creature in 5e following a successful Grapple [closed]

2 answers, 1.238 views dnd-5e conditions
I am interested in the restrained condition. It's effects are laid out pretty clearly but I can't figure out how to apply it, after having grappled a creature. What sorts of mechanical options are ...

### 17 Does Aura of Courage end the frightened condition if a frightened ally enters its area of effect?

So I just made level 10 with my paladin and got the added feature "Aura of Courage." I understand that currently I and anyone within 10 ft of me will be immune to the frightened condition. My question ...

### 16 Is it easier to wake a character from 'mundane' sleep than from 'magically induced' sleep?

3 answers, 1.369 views dnd-5e rules-as-written conditions
In DnD 5e, when a character is affected by the spell Sleep, they are: 'unconscious until [either] the spell ends, the sleeper takes damage, or someone uses an action to shake or slap the sleeper ...

### 2 Inclusive Disability [closed]

0 answers, 113 views game-recommendation conditions
There is a tendency for games to treat physical handicaps/neurodiversity as either flaws or outright punishments. While I understand that a character losing an arm, their sight, or their freedom of ...

### 9 Creative ways to resolve Robe of Eyes and a Basilisk's Petrifying Gaze

1 answers, 968 views dnd-5e magic-items monsters conditions
I am about to grant one of my PCs an item that has properties similar to a Robe of Eyes. I am also planning to introduce some Basilisk-like monsters at some point in the near future. So, I'm trying to ...

### 7 Can a charmed person harm their charmer with Burning Hands?

4 answers, 636 views dnd-5e attack conditions targeting charmed
If a creature is under the condition Charmed, can they cast the spell Burning Hands and orient the cone such that their charmer is within the area of effect? The argument I've seen for "yes" is that ...

### 8 Are spells that exclude uncharmable targets considered as charm spells for the purpose of an Instrument of the Bards?

2 answers, 1.415 views dnd-5e spells magic-items conditions charmed
When you use the instrument to cast a spell that causes targets to become charmed on a failed save, the targets have disadvantage on the saving throw. This effect applies whether you are using the ...

### -6 While petrified is the character aware?

1 answers, 205 views dnd-5e conditions
While petrified is the character aware of its surroundings or the passage of time? In our last session, the entire party except for an NPC got petrified. Instead of killing them off, I'm going to ...

### 11 Can an illusion block a monster's harmful gaze?

1 answers, 676 views dnd-5e monsters illusion conditions
I'm curious of how illusions would affect spells or abilities that require a target to be looking at something. A good example of this would be Medusa's Petrifying Gaze which has the following effect: ...

### 7 Does freedom of movement protect you from a basilisk's gaze?

1 answers, 414 views dnd-5e spells monsters conditions
Freedom of movement grants the following: spells and other magical effects can neither reduce the target's speed nor cause the target to be paralyzed or restrained. (PHB 244) The petrifying gaze ...

### 8 Does a petrified creature count as an object?

2 answers, 1.500 views dnd-5e rules-as-written conditions
I'm curious whether the Siege Monster special ability that allows a creature to deal double damage to objects would allow them to deal double damage to a petrified character. It seems like this ...

### 5 Freedom of Movement and Power Word Stun

2 answers, 1.096 views dnd-5e spells conditions
Does Freedom of Movement allow you to move even if you have the stunned condition from a spell such as Power Word Stun? Freedom of Movement ..spells and other magical effects can neither reduce ...

### 13 Can a creature who is exhausted benefit from bonuses to speed?

1 answers, 456 views dnd-5e movement conditions
In D&D 5th Edition, there is a status effect called Exhaustion, which is measured in six levels. Level 5 Exhaustion reduces the speed of a creature to 0.  \begin{array}{|c|c|} \hline \textbf{...

### 20 Do you remember what happened during Dominate Person?

3 answers, 2.700 views pathfinder spells conditions mind-control
My character was affected by the dominate person spell (and failed the will save) and was given some orders. Does he have any recollection or memory of the orders after the duration of the effect ...

### 6 Can Dominated person/creature which receive no command remember they are being dominated?

1 answers, 350 views dnd-5e spells conditions mind-control
This is similar to Do you remember what happened during Dominate Person? (Pathfinder, not D&D 5e), but the difference is I'm not issuing any order to target. Will the target remember that they ...

### 9 Does Protection from Evil protect you from Suggestion?

3 answers, 1.471 views dnd-3.5e spells conditions mind-control
Protection from Evil reads: Second, the barrier blocks any attempt to possess the warded creature (by a magic jar attack, for example) or to exercise mental control over the creature (including ...

### 6 Can a creature that is Frightened of you still try to attack you?

1 answers, 2.350 views dnd-5e conditions battle-master
I was playing with a Fighter Battlemaster. I used the Menacing Attack and hit a creature. The creature failed the saving throw and became Frightened of me. The DM still had that creature attack me ...

### 2 What persists through death? [duplicate]

0 answers, 55 views dnd-5e conditions character-death
Some friends and I were having a discussion about the death of characters. What happens to effects when a character dies? I searched but haven't found anything really concrete except for attunement is ...

### 7 Can a grell still paralyze you if you have Freedom of Movement?

1 answers, 1.025 views dnd-5e spells monsters conditions
Freedom of Movement (PHB, p244): You touch a willing creature. For the duration, the target’s movement is unaffected by difficult terrain, and spells and other magical effects can neither reduce ...

### 88 Can a snake be prone?

6 answers, 11.855 views dnd-5e conditions prone
It sounds like a silly question, but it caused way more discussion the other night in my Adventurer's league game than I'd care to admit... In 5e, the prone condition is described as: A prone ...

### 4 What are small or tiny creatures that paralyze?

3 answers, 526 views dnd-5e monsters conditions
In Adventurers League, there is a new option to submit modules for conventions that can become Adventurers League “certified.” One requirement is that only existing creatures can be used. We have an ...

### 10 Why is drawing more cards a penalty?

0 answers, 180 views conditions ki-khanga
Negative conditions like Impaired and Disabled, force you to draw extra cards "on all checks" (KK 85, "Conditions"). But Talents, which are good, grant the ability to draw extra cards "when ...

### 3 Can you die of starvation while in a catatonic state as a result of magic jar?

1 answers, 297 views dnd-5e spells conditions
Can you die of starvation while in a catatonic state as a result of magic jar? If yes, in how many days? Is it possible force-feed someone while they're in this catatonic state?

### 5 Does sickened condition apply to demons?

1 answers, 229 views pathfinder monsters conditions
Can a Demon get into the sickened condition, e.g. by the sickening offensive investigator talent?

### 41 Since advantage and disadvantage caused in a heavy obscured area cancel out, what effect does it have in combat?

The rules say that creatures in a heavily obscured area "effectively suffer from the blinded condition". The blinded condition states that: attacks against a blinded target have advantage a ...

### 4 Can you attack a specific creature while blinded during combat?

2 answers, 1.054 views dnd-5e combat conditions
When a character is blinded, they suffer the following drawbacks: A blinded creature can’t see and automatically fails any ability check that requires sight. Attack rolls against the creature have ...