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Our party picked up a Lantern of Revealing: While lit, this hooded lantern burns for 6 hours on 1 pint of oil, shedding bright light in a 30-foot radius and dim light for an additional 30 feet. ...

Continual flame does not produce heat nor require oxygen and lasts until dispelled: A flame, equivalent in brightness to a torch, springs forth from an object that you touch. The effect looks like ...

Recently I had a discussion on the gaming table about the fear spell’s area of effect. My character used fear on two hobgoblin monks, who attempted their saves; my character then proceeded to face ...

The levitate spell description states: One creature or object you can see rises vertically, up to 20 feet, and remains suspended for the duration. The spell can levitate up to 500 pounds. An ...

The multiclassing spellcasting rules (PHB p. 164, or here in the basic rules) state: Each spell you know and prepare is associated with one of your classes, and you use the spellcasting ability ...

Let’s suppose a spellcaster casts Blink on himself. He then uses ready action to move freely around the ethereal plane while not on his turn. After this, when his turn starts again, he will be ...

I ran into this situation in a gaming session last week and didn't want to make a big deal of it at the time, but I am curious. The components of the banishment spell are: V, S, M (an item ...

The dust devil spell creates an elemental force resembling a dust devil that picks up stuff as it moves: As a bonus action, you can move the dust devil up to 30 feet in any direction. If the dust ...

Draconic Bloodline sorcerers gain the Elemental Affinity feature at level 6: Starting at 6th level, when you cast a spell that deals damage of the type associated with your draconic ancestry, you ...

My players were going up against a mid-threat mage last session. He cast greater invisibility on himself one round, and the next round, he cast fly. As this silently flying mage was circling the ...

A runestaff (MIC p. 223) allows a character who's attuned to it to sacrifice one of their spell slots to cast a spell of equal or lower level from the staff. This allows characters to cast spells that ...

A cleric casts confusion on a Stone Giant and it fails the saving throw. A paladin then casts command with the one-word command, "Grovel". What happens? Some possibilities: Confusion is a higher ...

Imagine the following sequence of events: The wizard casts blink. During the next turn, he uses his Ready action to cast banishment on himself once he is in the Ethereal Plane. The banishment ...

Say a caster wants to travel to a different continent on the same plane. Can that journey be made using the spell plane shift, or can plane shift be used only to travel to a different plane than the ...

The spell in question: Sendak’s Lightning Lash 2nd-level evocation Casting Time: 1 action Range: 10 feet Components: V S Duration: Concentration, up to 1 minute. You bring your ...

Is there anyway in pathfinder to be able to cast a spell (any casting time of a standard action or less) in order to take advantage of AOO's. Now, I know spells already cast like held touch spells (...

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 ...

So I answered this question some time ago. Recently, a random thought occurred to me that whereas my answer is technically correct there might be exceptions. Now the Ring of Spell Storing and other ...

I'm running Curse of Strahd, and have reworked Strahd as an actual wizard and not just a vampire with convenient wizard-powers. One of the spells he has is charm person. If my PCs cast protection ...

The line of the spell in question says: You destroy up to 10 gallons of water in an open container within range. Range is 30 ft. I am on a raft. 20 ft below me (and to the north) is a shark. ...

Some spells that are cast with a reaction, such as Feather Fall, require material components. Suppose I am using a component pouch instead of a focus, but I'm not currently holding a small feather. If ...

The text for Disintegrate says: A thin green ray springs from your pointing finger to a target that you can see within range. The target can be a creature, an object, or a creation of magical force,...

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 ...

While on the ethereal plane, What does the caster see? Through fog? Through darkness? Through walls? Invisible creatures? The blink spell states that the caster will have 60ft of sight in shades of ...

When you cast the solid-box variant of forcecage, the spell specifies: A prison in the shape of a box can be up to 10 feet on a side, creating a solid barrier that prevents any matter from passing ...

Part of the description of forcecage states: A prison in the shape of a box can be up to 10 feet on a side, creating a solid barrier that prevents any matter from passing through it and blocking ...

I have a plan on how to get a lot of damage out with the assassin from Dnd 5e but I wanted to run the order of actions by you guys to see if it is correct or not. Assassin 17/warlock 3 Apply serpent ...

In my campaign, a character used witch bolt against an illusionist and hit, dealing 12 damage. The illusionist proceeded to cast mirror image. Witch bolt states: On a hit, the target takes 1d12 ...

Nystul's Magic Aura (PHB p.263) lets you [...] change the way the target appears to spells and magical effects, such as detect magic, that detect magical auras. You can make a nonmagical object ...

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, ...

One possible use of prestidigitation is: You create an instantaneous, harmless sensory effect, such as a shower of sparks, a puff of wind, faint musical notes, or an odd odor. Should that be read ...

I was reading the spell plundered power and thought "Hey, free SLA's? This is pretty cool".... Until I re-read and I saw the bit about the Duration and the first line of the description. ...

In my time playing and running 5e D&D, I've noticed that giving a spell a duration of 1 minute seems to be a polite way of saying "This spell lasts for the entirety of this encounter, but won't ...

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 prismatic wall spell specifically outlines bare minimum requirements (except for what constitutes a "strong wind") for what can destroy each layer, but it introduces vague alternatives: The ...

Related to the question on whether or not alter self was a better version of disguise self, I know alter self affects only the body, but not of the character's possessions, while disguise self affects ...

I'm a bit confused about the druid's spellcasting. I checked several forum posts, the errata and the PH in German and English but still got a problem. The 5e PH says on p. 66: Casting the spell ...

Picture this: I'm playing a kobold, who have the Sunlight Sensitivity trait (Volo's, p. 119) You have disadvantage on attack rolls and Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight when you, the ...

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 ...

I am trying to figure out how the “wight” works for the grim revenge spell. The spell states: The hand of the subject tears itself away from one of his arms, leaving a bloody stump. This trauma ...

The following situation occurred yesterday during our session: The sorcerer was stalking a guy he wanted to kill. They were in the middle of a city, so the sorcerer waited for an opportune moment to ...

I was looking at the contingency spell, and besides being a very versatile spell, I noticed a couple things about it that really stand out: It does not have a method to cancel it other than removing ...

I thought of this looking at this question, where contingency is used to cast revivify (which consumes 300 gp worth of diamonds). A more common example would be stoneskin, which consumes 100 gp worth ...

Suppose a caster is under the effects of the blink spell, and within that same duration they are also under the effects of another spell which has a visual or physical effect that remains centered on ...

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 ...

What action is it to use a Goodberry? As with many things in 5e, the devil is in the details. Considering that a Thief Rogue’s Fast Hands (using objects as a bonus action instead of an action) work ...

As a single spellcaster, fighting more than one enemy spellcaster with counterspell is very difficult, even if you are much more powerful then them. The reason for this is that they have enough ...

I'm running a high-level Norse-themed adventure with Odin and Thor running around messing up giants. The Odin-wizard used true polymorph to create a human from an oak log (see the saga), and he ...

The other day I was speaking with one of my players and he thought "Is there actually a way to delay a revivify spell so it is activated when the character dies?" I thought it could be a great idea ...

The description of the booming blade spell (SCAG p. 142) says only that "[i]f the target willingly moves" while the spell is in effect, it takes damage. The in-narrative effect is "booming energy" ...

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