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Some characters in my campaign were involved in a magical experiment. Said experiment went wrong and the participants were all afflicted with (randomly determined) side effects. One of the ...

Say I create a smith with Major Image, and use Illusory Reality to make his hammer real. Obviously, the hammer is physical, and can do physical things, provided it doesn't do damage. However, could ...

The seeming spell description states: This spell allows you to change the appearance of any number of creatures that you can see within range. You give each target you choose a new, illusory ...

I was reading the Monster Manual and got to the beholder (Monster Manual, p. 28). It says that the beholder can target three targets it can see. If I used the major image or minor illusion spells, ...

The mirage arcane spell indicates that it can alter the appearance of terrain in 1 mile square to appear different and ostensibly act function differently as discussed here and here. Within the spell,...

I'm not entirely sure how to ask this question since this spell starts bending reality in ways that are difficult for me to envision. To be fair, though, that's kind of the point. This answer posits ...

Most illusions spells include a clause allowing the illusion to be "seen through". From major image: Physical interaction with the image reveals it to be an illusion, because things can pass ...

Must an illusory wall be "viewed" from both directions? For example one that is over a door, clearly from one direction the door will look like a wall, but would it not also hide the door from the ...

The Trickery Domain cleric gets the Channel Divinity: Invoke Duplicity feature at 2nd level, which creates "a perfect illusion of yourself" (PHB p.63). However, CD:ID's description doesn't really ...

Ignoring rules for fun via house ruling or assuming the School of Illusion wizard's Illusory Reality feature (PHB p. 118) can do damage through indirect means: What is the highest point you could drop ...

Using Minor Illusion to create a 5x5' cube of stone, one of my players who was a 6'4" ranger claimed it gave him three quarters cover and that he was shooting over it. I was okay with that. But after ...

The spell "Phantasmal Force" (p.264 PHB) is an illusion that takes root in the mind of the target creature. One of the options is to create the illusion of a creature, and this creature can attack the ...

I'm in an argument with a player at my table, he says hiding behind some bushes while shooting arrows at my monsters gives him partial cover because they can only see his head and shoulders. So they'...

The major image spell states: Range: 120 feet [...] You create the image of an object a creature or some other visible phenomenon that is no larger than a 20-foot cube. The image appears ...

The Trickery Domain cleric (PHB p. 62-63) gains the Invoke Duplicity ability as a Channel Divinity option at 2nd level: Starting at 2nd level, you can use your Channel Divinity to create an ...

A wizard wearing armour that they are not proficient in is unable to cast spells. Would it be possible to force a wizard into armour using a combination of Illusion and Illusory Reality? For example, ...

The 14th-level Illusion Wizard feature, Illusory Reality, allows you to make an object in an illusion real (PHB p. 118): Illusory Reality. By 14th level, you have learned the secret of weaving ...

The Project Image spell allows the caster to control an illusion of themselves from a significant distance away. They can see and hear through the eyes and ears of the illusion. The illusion can ...

A School of Illusion wizard (PHB p. 118) uses major image in combat to create an illusion of a monk to draw attacks from an orc. He says it takes the Dodge action and stays out of reach of the orc's ...

Magic missile says: You create three glowing darts of magical force. Each dart hits a creature of your choice that you can see within range. Silent image says: You create the image of an object,...

Can you target an illusion from Major Image with Magic Missile? The spell major image has been used to create the illusion of a creature. A character does not know it is an image and attempts to ...

The Illusory Dragon spell creates a "tangible" illusion that "occupies its space as if it were a creature". But is it actually a creature for mechanical purposes? If it is a creature, that opens up a ...

You can use your action to cause the image to move to any spot within range. As the image changes location you can alter its appearance so that its movement appear naturel for the image. So, we ...

While exploring the answer to this question the question arose about whether or not the illusion of a creature type would have sufficed for magic requiring a given creature type to work. Is an ...

The minor illusion spell uses the following rules in the last paragraph of the spell description for how a creature determines whether or not the illusion is actually an illusion: If a creature ...

When casting Magic Missile, can I choose to have the missiles target each of the three illusions from a Creature concentrating on Mirror Image, thus destroying them? Or do I have to target the caster ...

Let's say you are a human warlock with the mask of many faces invocation. You cast disguise self and alter your form to that of an elf. While under the effect of this first illusion (before it expires)...

In my campaign there is a level 14 illusion wizard who has used the Illusory Reality feature and silent image to create a real mind-controlled tarrasque. Then he used Malleable Illusions to make it ...

The spell Project Image creates a shadowy duplicate that the caster can use to deliver spells. If you desire, any spell you cast whose range is touch or greater can originate from the projected ...

The spell Illusory Wall is permanent and has no instructions for how to get rid of them. There are many reasons why you might want to remove one, especially if its been there for generations, it might ...

Mislead You become invisible at the same time that an illusory double of you appears where you are standing. The double lasts for the duration, but the invisibility ends if you attack or ...

I (a player) want to put illusory walls into a dungeon, but do not want them to appear to detect magic and possibly detect secret doors. The issue is that illusory wall does not "create" anything as ...

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: ...

Can I create darkness with Major Image? Like a dark fog cloud that me and my group can hide in? If my team knows that it's an illusion, can they see through the darkness? Do foes need to decide to ...

Phantasmal Force states: You create a phantasmal object, creature, or other visible phenomenon of your choice that is no larger than a 10-foot cube and that is perceivable only to the target ...

A true seeing effect allows the creature to automatically "see through illusions," and many powerful monsters possess a constant ability that grants the monster an effect like true seeing (e.g. some ...

One of my players wants to permanently disguise self cause he is a tiefling warlock that has the Mask of Many Faces invocation. If he uses it, will it move along with him as he talks or will it stand ...

I love illusions, including Silent Image, but unfortunately I don't think it's always handled correctly. I'd like to clarify the RAW interpretation of this spell for this purpose. Here is the text of ...

The Trickery Domain Cleric gains the 2nd level Channel Divinity: Invoke Duplicity which grants that(PHB, 63) For the duration, you can cast spells as though you were in the illusion’s space, but ...

Related: Are Illusionists subject to their own illusions? My character is a Forest Gnome. He is afraid of blood, so I want him to cast Minor Illusion to create cloth covering the blood of his ...

Does minor illusion require prior knowledge of the sound/image in order to create it (similar to Wild Shape requirements?) Or is it more like polymorph that doesn't have any restriction and I could ...

What Dispel Magic enables you to do is to end a magical effect. Say someone casts an illusion on a small room with Major Image to make it appear to be on fire. But, to add some real danger to it, ...

Can the "Minor Illusion" cantrip or "Silent Image" spell be used to emulate the casting of other spells? Thus hopefully tricking another spell caster into wasting a 3rd lvl or higher spell slot to ...

If mislead is cast while the spellcaster is in the Border Ethereal (from the etherealness spell), is the illusory copy created in the ethereal plane? If yes, then would it remain there also after ...

Situation: A spell caster casts Ethereal to enter the Border Ethereal, creates an illusory copy of herself by using project image while she is in the Border Ethereal, and then dismisses Ethereal. ...

Can the intangible illusory copies obtained by casting mislead move through walls? If the illusory copies cannot move through walls, what would happen if an illusory copy tries to push someone else?

Inspired from here Does the Daylight spell count as "direct sunlight" for the purposes of Sunlight Sensitivity? I want to cast Major Illusion just outside a window to make an illusion of ...

Does Ethereal Sight let you discern reality from illusions?

The Dark Delirium Warlock ability plunges a creature into an Illusory Realm and it rolls a Wisdom Save. Upon a failure, the creature is either Frightened or Charmed by the Warlock. Things about the ...

What is the AC of a figment creature, such as that created by Silent Image? For context, in Pathfinder it is 10 + size modifier.

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