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I'm trying to do the maths on the statistics for an ape companion for the UA revised ranger beastmaster. However, I'm a little confused with its +5 to both attacks. Is that based on Strength + Prof? I ...

From what I know, you can use a Spell Scroll if the spell is on your class's list. Rangers gain the Spellcasting feature at second level (getting spell slots to cast 1st-level spells at that point), ...

The Beast Conclave revised ranger (from Unearthed Arcana: Revised Ranger) gains an animal companion. The Companion's Bond feature description states: Your companion uses your proficiency bonus ...

This is a follow-up to this question. The ranger's Natural Explorer feature states: You are particularly familiar with one type of natural environment and are adept at traveling and surviving in ...

There are two ranger archetypes in the PHB; the Hunter and the Beastmaster. There are three ranger archetypes in Xanathar's Guide to Everything; the Gloom Stalker, Horizon Walker and Monster Slayer. ...

Xanathar's ranger subclasses are the only subclasses in the game that give free spells to a learned-spell caster (besides Divine Soul Sorcerer's Affinity spell). As rangers can replace a spell that ...

For the Player's Handbook Ranger (not Unearthed Arcana Revised Ranger), does the Natural Explorer terrain type of "Underdark" really mean any underground terrain, such as an underground cave? Of the ...

As someone new to D&D, when I was making my first character (a forest gnome ranger) I struggled a bit through the character creation process, following some YouTube tutorials, etc. When I was ...

I'll start by staying I'm brand new to D&D. I just made my first character and started my first campaign last week. I am playing 5e with a forest gnome ranger based on the specs in the PHB. We are ...

I am making a ranger NPC for a session and I have never played with a high level bow user before. In D&D 5e, does a +3 longbow with+3 Arrows and the ranger spell flame arrows, stack at once for ...

The Ranger I DM asked me if he would be able to Cast Lightning Arrow, then use the arrow as ammunition for Conjure Barrage. Lightning Arrow - Casting Time: 1 bonus action - Duration: Concentration, ...

The swift quiver spell (PHB, p. 279) makes more non-magical ammunition as it is being used, but is confusing as to when it makes them: On each of your turns until the spell ends, you can use a ...

The ranger's Favored Enemy feature description says: When you gain this feature, you also learn one language of your choice that is spoken by your favored enemies, if they speak one at all I am ...

I'm a first time DM in D&D 3.5e. My ranger player just earned level 4 and gets his animal companion. How do you grant this to him within the context of the story? Does an animal just magically ...

I'm making a Fighter/Ranger who wields a glaive and who will have Guardian Soul, a 3rd-level feature of the Primeval Guardian ranger subclass (from Unearthed Arcana: Ranger & Rogue), part of which ...

In our last session Diana, the party's ranger ordered her cougar companion to perform a task on its own (completely related to the companion's trainings). The first one was completely safe in terms ...

I like the Revised Ranger UA, especially the beast conclave, but don't understand how the animal's hit points are determined. For example, a wolf is listed as having 11 hit points (2D8+2). So at 3rd ...

According to the PHB, the Beast Master's companion acts on your initiative but can't attack, dash, disengage, dodge, or help unless you consume your action to command it to do so. That said, there is ...

Background As a follow up to this question: What are the impacts of allowing Rangers to cast Arcane spells? If we assume that my DM is fine with letting the Ranger use the Wizard spell list instead ...

This question was inspired by the first answer of this question which notes that in 5e the ranger is acknowledged as (one of) the weakest class(es). I don't play 5e but I used to play 3/3.5e and ...

If a clause was added to Beast Master Rangers to allow them to spend a bonus action to have their companion to make a single attack after the ranger makes their own Attack action, what would the ...

Background Rangers have the spellcasting class feature. It allows the Ranger to cast a small number of spells from the Ranger spell list, which has a lot in common with the Druid spell list (much ...

I am in a pathfinder group and the entire group is new to the game, we are using just the core rulebook. I have a ranger and as I won't be able to get boon companion - any pet can easily be a ...

The description of hail of thorns (1 minute duration, 1 bonus action casting time) says: The next time you hit a creature with a ranged weapon attack before the spell ends, this spell creates a ...

This is a follow-up to this question. The Gloom Stalker Ranger from Xanathar's Guide to Everything gets the Dread Ambusher feature at level 3, which says (pg. 42): At the start of your first turn ...

If I have the Improved Precise Shot feat through the Ranger's Archery Combat Style, but don't have Precise Shot, do I still incur the -4 penalty to ranged attacks for firing into melee?

At level 5, all rangers get the Extra Attack feature: Beginning at 5th level, you can attack twice, instead of once, whenever you take the Attack action on your turn. At level 3, the Hunter ranger ...

The Gloom Stalker Ranger from Xanathar's Guide to Everything gets the Dread Ambusher feature at level 3, which says (pg. 42): At the start of your first turn of each combat, you walking speed ...

My Beast Master Ranger player is looking to use his hunter's mark bonus on his animal companion's attack action. Is the hunter's mark damage bonus strictly only for the ranger's attacks, or since the ...

One of my players is playing a Ranger (Monk 7/Ranger 2) who has Orcs as her favored enemy. I plan on throwing an Orc Revenant at her and the party. Would her favored enemy ability activate when ...

The haste spell, as well as the Potion of Speed which mimics it, grants an additional attack on each of the creature's turns. The wording says "one weapon attack only", but... There's a 3rd-level ...

The booming blade and green-flame blade cantrips from the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide both have the particularity of including a single melee weapon attack as part of their casting. Several ...

From page 164 of the PHB (here is the equivalent section of the Basic Rules): Spell Slots. You determine your available spell slots by adding together all your levels in the bard, cleric, druid,...

Rangers have a number of bonuses against their Favored Enemy, which include Attack bonuses. The ranger in the game I am DMing, for example, has chosen Aberrations. In combat, the party is attacked by ...

One of the players in my campaign has created a Half-Elf Ranger and picked The Underdark as his preferred terrain. We are busy fleshing out his background and he is an escaped slave of the Drow. Can ...

A ranger having the Battlefield Archer PP can use this power: Battlefield Experience (11th level): You can designate more than one creature as your quarry at a time, up to a number equal to your ...

I'm trying to get as much use out of the Halfling Ranger/Pteranodon strategy as I can, so I'm trying to use it as an independent mount while also being able to give it commands. I'm playing this ...

I've managed to convince my GF to try out a simple campaign. She is new to tabletop gaming. Knowing her, I decided to have her play a ranger with a pet (she loves her dog, a lot). I designed some ...

The Primeval Awareness feature for Rangers states: you can use your action and expend one ranger spell slot to focus your awareness on the region around you. For 1 minute per level of the spell ...

By the direct reading of the move it would seem that it's limited only to commune and cast a spell moves, but I am not completely sure.

When I cast Lightning Arrow and roll a critical hit, does the target take 8d8 lightning damage? And does the splash damage to creatures within 10 feet of the target change to 4d8?

With the following statement in D&D 5e's Player Handbook > Chapter 3 > Ranger > Ranger Archetypes > Beast Master Add your proficiency bonus to the beast’s AC, attack rolls, and damage rolls, as ...

Wizards has posted a revised version of the Ranger class. I read through some of the changes, but I'm not good at reading stuff side by side to understand all of the nuances that have changed and why ...

As a new player to D&D, I don't really know what significant changes have been made to the Ranger through Unearthed Arcana. What makes the class different from the PHB version and how does this ...

A Spectator (a lesser Beholder, described on Monster Manual p. 30) can use its reaction to use its Spell Reflection ability: Spell Reflection. If the spectator makes a successful saving throw ...

My hybrid Psion/Ranger is about to reach level 6, and I need to pick a level 6 Ranger Utility. I'm considering picking the level 2 Utility Crucial Advice, but I'm also looking at the level 6 Utility ...

I have a 5th Level Ranger/Psion playing in a Dungeons and Dragons 4e Eberron campaign. The other day, we had a situation come up in a fight and I want to see if we handled it right. I had Snarling ...

So this is a standard player misunderstanding. Ranger learned speak with animals, wanted to use it as flavour and to aid in the befriending of a beast, (giant poisonous snake). When it came to the ...

I'm making a Ranger (revised) in Curse of Strahd and thinking of what Favored Enemy to pick. Undead seems like the obvious one since the adventure is about a Vampire, but maybe there aren't that many ...

I would like to build a 13th level NPC Ranger-type, i.e. nature and stealth themed warrior, with psionics instead of spellcasting. Are there a) guidelines to adept spellcasters to psionics b) ...

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