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The rules say: The point of origin of a spell is always a grid intersection. PHB, p.175 Globe of invulnerability, for example has a 10 feet radius around the caster. But if you count from a grid ...

An Archlich in a WotC adventure is listed as being able to cast one of their at-will spells as a Legendary Action. Here's the quote: At-Will Spell. [the lich] casts one of his at-will spells. The ...

So I have this character idea: a rogue who wanted to be a wizard, but didn't have enough money to go to a wizard school. And I was thinking, if he stole a wizard's spellbook, what could he do with it? ...

As written, the darkness spell is a 2nd-level spell that last 10 minutes, requires concentration, impacts a 15' radius, and cannot be seen through even with darkvision. As written, the daylight spell ...

Some effects of the Wild Magic table (PHB, p. 104) make the Sorcerer regain hit points or spell slots: 15-16: For the next minute, you regain 5 hit points at the start of each of your turns. ...

Regarding the initiative of creatures animated by the use of the animate dead spell. Is it correct that if there is more than one creature, they share the same initiative? Or can they just be ...

A caster is surrounded by enemies. He casts Hypnotic pattern, centering the 30-foot cube on himself in order to target a maximum of foes. Hypnotic pattern: Each creature in the area who sees the ...

Does going outside the range of the spell or breaking line of sight between the caster and target break concentration or otherwise affect control over the spell? For example, a Heat Metal spell has a ...

In AD&D 2e, the Robe of Eyes has this description: This valuable garment appears to be a normal robe until it is put on. Its wearer is able to "see'' in all directions at the same moment due to ...

Which mechanic of wall of force gives cover to creatures on either side of the wall? It grants a attributes similar to cover. It specifically states cover-like effects against physical and astral ...

In this setting, siege weaponry has advanced much faster than infantry weapons, leading to an invention of gunpowder and cannons; however guns have not been developed properly. In an invasion of an ...

Is there any text stating that walls or objects made of force can or cannot conduct thermal energy? For example: Wizard is pushed off edge of volcano into magma. Let's surmise he is able to cast wall ...

The true polymorph spell specifies that: The target's game statistics, including mental ability scores, are replaced by the statistics of its new form ... The creature is limited in the actions it ...

The tongues spell allows you to understand every spoken language, as well as to be understood by anyone who understands at least one language when you speak. Now let’s say you have a door that opens ...

This may seem like a silly question, but it is being asked in isolation for clarity. Is magic a physical force, an astral force, or considered its own separate attribute of magical? The subtext of ...

An enemy sorcerer casts dominate person on the party's fighter, and says "give me the sword!" The party's wizard casts suggestion on the fighter, and says "No, give me the sword!" In situations like ...

The spell description of wall of force is silent on the question of whether spell effects can pass through the wall. The semi-relevant part of the description states: Nothing can physically pass ...

Aside from multi-classing and taking the Magic Initiate feat I know you are generally limited to the class list. But what about scrolls? It says in the PHB that you can learn spells that are found ...

If I were to create the illusion of a transparent wall (of glass for example) 1/4 thick in a box surrounding my character, does this wall grant me full cover? This question is different from: Can an ...

Can you create individual body part (such as an arm) with a creo corpus spell?

The Berserker Axe is a +1 axe that increases max HP by 1 HP per level, but has a curse, part of which states: Whenever a hostile creature damages you while the axe is in your possession, you must ...

Using Dominate to get the Truth from a Captive Dominate person offers two modes of operation for a dominated creature: Simple commands: You can use this telepathic link to issue commands to the ...

I've seen and understand that Acid Arrow doesn't go against Spell Resistance, as shown here. But I have no clear idea for a basis of why this would be the case? Even if you were flinging the dart that ...

Based on this question, and a tweet from Mike Mearls in this answer: how flexible is the second form of call lightning for the spell caster? Call Lightning has two forms. In the first there is no ...

The rules for the Ready action say: When you ready a spell, you cast it as normal but hold its energy, which you release with your reaction when the trigger occurs. So, can this apply to a spell ...

One of the rules for targeting spells in the Player's Handbook says that spells must have a clear path to the target: A Clear Path to the Target To target something, you must have a clear path ...

What I mean is, I know that if a play has four spell slots of level 1, they can cast four level 1 spells and no more. But what I am confused about is does a player have to specify if they want, for ...

My Fighter NPC and a Barbarian PC were prone, and the Fighter had the Barbarian grappled. A PC Druid then used thorn whip (PHB, p. 282) to pull the Fighter. Do both the Fighter and Barbarian get ...

The shadow blade spell (Xanathar's Guide to Everything, p. 164) states: You weave together threads of shadow to create a sword of solidified gloom in your hand. This magic sword lasts until the ...

Is there a way to shape a spell to, for instance, strike a single point so a fireball can be used as a sort of shaped explosive? Sculpt Spell has a series of shapes you're limited to and does not ...

Freedom of Movement States: This spell enables you or a creature you touch to move and attack normally for the duration of the spell, even under the influence of magic that usually impedes ...

In Barbarians of Lemuria, the Arcane Power [AP] cost of a spell can be reduced by adding requirements, such as a special item, line of sight, or obvious technique. On page 49 we have: Obvious ...

The bard's spellcasting class features (PHB, pg. 53) includes the following: Spellcasting Focus You can use a musical instrument (found in chapter 5) as a spellcasting focus for your bard ...

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 ...

A lich listed in a WotC Adventure can cast wall of force. We are trying to determine what the lich could do if it were to cast a spherical Wall of Force around itself. Wall of force creates a ...

Do spellcasters lose spells if they fall unconscious? By "lose" I mean lose the spells they have in their heads - their memorized spells, or prepared spells. Not looking at concentration, but the ...

Many areas of effect, like wall of fire, do damage to creatures when they enter it. One side of the wall deals 5d8 fire damage to a creature that [...] enters the wall for the first time on a turn. ...

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), ...

Basically, we have a haste scroll, 2 warlocks, a druid, a cleric, and me, an arcane trickster. To use the spell scroll it must be on your spell list. The arcane trickster gets his spells from the ...

I had made a new half-elf sorcerer who will soon be a rogue multi-class. His spells are based off of what a rogue would choose them to be, such as fog cloud, mage hand, and minor illusion. In addition,...

What happens if you scry a target with either scrying or greater scrying while the subject is under the effects of a (Greater) invisibility spell? This is assuming the target fails her will save and ...

Such as generating a spoken sentence or series of sentences in a particular person's voice?

Bob the Fighter takes the Magic Initiate feat and selects hex as his once-per-day spell given by the feat. Bob later finds a Spell Scroll of hex. Can Bob use that spell scroll, or not?

I had an idea, where a party of 6 total PCs each had 2 daggers with long metal chains affixed to them. They stick the daggers into a creature. They bundle up the chains and then cast a lightning ...

Emergency Force Sphere is actually a hemisphere, even if you are flying. If my character is flying, is there anything I can do to change the orientation of the hemisphere, such as flying sideways, ...

Suppose I'm running a one-shot that starts at level 9, and I instruct players to generate characters using any officially published Sourcebooks to create their characters. One of my players chooses ...

This is a direct follow-up to this question for Sorcerers, which contains more context and examples of this problem. For pregenerated high-level Eldritch Knights, it's important to make sure that ...

The hand rises from the ground upon casting the spell. Is the hand attached to the ground? Is the hand floating? As an action, you can cause the hand to reach for a different creature or to move to ...

I've found dozens of questions about this, but not the one I want to ask. Bob the Rogue is killed by a Finger of Death from Darth Villainous. Joe the Cleric has the next action in the initiative ...

This is a direct follow-up to this question for Sorcerers, which contains more context and examples of this problem. For pregenerated high-level Bards, it's important to make sure that their spell ...

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