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A fellow DM brought an interesting question to my attention. WE were looking at the wizard class and were wondering if technically the wizard can add spells from other arcane classes to his spellbook ...

Consider the following scenario: I am playing a Divination Wizard with the Lucky Feat. He is sufficient level to have access to the Portent feature. He rolls his Divination Dice for the day and rolls ...

I plan to use a wizard in a low magic campaign. The DM told me that magic users are few, so scrolls and spellbooks are very rare. He frankly told me that we might only be able to find one or two ...

In a session today we were camped out in a Leomund's Tiny Hut and the DM determined that since it is described as a dome, the bad guys (Wraiths, so they are incorporeal) could enter the area from ...

Sculpt Spells, a class feature for Evocation Wizards, says the following: Sculpt Spells Beginning at 2nd level, you can create pockets of relative safety within the effects of your evocation ...

I'm a new D&D player (playing for a month exactly) and we're starting a new campaign at lvl 3. I undestand the basics of a wizard since I played a blaster Wiz on my first campaign, but I'm ...

I have a character concept (for roleplaying reasons primarily) of a Sorcerer who started to study the Arcane in an intellectual way and gained a few levels as a Wizard. He is Sorcerer 3 / Wizard 3 now....

The detect magic spell description states: For the duration, you sense the presence of magic within 30 feet of you. If you sense magic in this way, you can use your action to see a faint aura ...

The Wizard includes the following feature: Copying a Spell into the Book. When you find a wizard spell of 1st level or higher, you can add it to your spellbook if it is of a level for which you ...

I'm having difficulty understanding how Necromancers (as in the Wizard subclass) can pull their weight at lower levels. Necromancy spells are few, vary in ranges (often require melee range), provide ...

In a campaign as a wizard at 17th level, I have accomplished turning into an adult gold dragon with variant innate spell casting. My DM and I agreed the dragon can cast spells, but then the following ...

School of Necromancy wizards get the Grim Harvest feature at level 2 (PHB p. 118): At 2nd level, you gain the ability to reap life energy from creatures you kill with your spells. Once per turn ...

Is it possible for cantrips to be written in a spellbook? Their description suggests not, as well as the fact that the Wizard's cantrips are 'known' rather than being in their spellbook. For example, ...

I would like to use a wizard as the enemy. I've done that before but this time is different: his class level will be above the group's level. As with any other wizard in the world he has to use a ...

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 ...

Character A finds a spell written on a wall and copies it. He takes the copy to character B who copies it into her spellbook or Book of Shadows for her future use. Assume the spell is one B can ...

New to DnD and have bought the starter set with the pre-made characters. On the Wizard and Cleric characters it says the following: Wisdom is your spell casting ability for your spells. The saving ...

I was wondering if spells like Shield wizard spell could be used as an action instead of as a reaction in response to some trigger? Shield spell gives protection until the start of casters next turn, ...

A Wizard prepares a number of spells equal to his Wizard level + his Intelligence modifier. But what happens if he loses Intelligence (the most obvious way I can think of is unattuning to a Headband ...

I am thinking about a wizard who has a rat familiar (from the find familiar spell), and has the misty step spell prepared. Can he use his familiar's senses to teleport into another room (where the ...

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 ...

Let's say a wizard of second level has gotten themselves out in the middle of nowhere with no sources of food. Could they use minor conjuration to summon a loaf of bread, or a cookie? Or would taking ...

I am about to start a campaign in D&D. I play the second edition with my friends, and unfortunately the AD&D book for the second edition does not offer a lot of information regarding the ...

An abjuration wizard's Arcane Ward states: [...] The ward has hit points equal to twice your wizard level + your Intelligence modifier. So how many hit points is this supposed to be? \$ (2 * ...

According to If you True Polymorph a zombie you create via Finger of Death, does it remain under your command? after a necromancer polymorphs an undead they control, it is still under their control. ...

If two different spell casters cast Enlarge/Reduce on one creature, will the results double? Example: Spell Caster 1 casts Enlarge on a friendly Barbarian. The Barbarian is now twice his height with ...

I've thought of building a wizard who emphasizes supporting the team instead of just picking all the spells that do damage. And I want to take that a step further: no direct damage. Flavor-wise, he ...

When intending to play a Fighter (Eldritch Knight) I was dissatisfied with the spell restrictions so I devised a plan to increase my spell versatility: Start with 1 wizard level to have a spellbook ...

In D&D 5e, one of the neat features for spell casting is the ability to cast spells at higher levels than the spell is originally set at. For Clerics, this makes it handy such that Cure Wounds, ...

Being a newcomer to DnD (5e), I got invited to a campaign with some friends. It is my first time playing tabletop DnD. Video games like Neverwinter Nights was my only experience with DnD. I now ...

Can a wizard use spells from their spellbook without preparing them? Outside of combat as well?

By default, an arcane trickster cannot use an arcane focus to cast their spells, as they lack the class feature that wizards and warlocks have that allows them to; this forces them to use a component ...

I'm in a new high level campaign which is a continuation of a previous one. I'm 18 level wizard and our DM allowed to perform multiple simulacra at a time in the previous campaign. However, now I am ...

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 ...

I hear that full casters are considered the best in pathfinder, but a lot of campaigns that I seem to play in never make it past level 5 or 6. I'd like to play wizard, but right as I'm about to become ...

I'm playing a 5e Wizard/ Monk build. My DM and I are questioning the viability of the cantrip Shocking Grasp. As a monk I can do another unarmed strike as a bonus action after I attack with a melee ...

When a divination wizard character uses their Portent ability: Starting at 2nd level when you choose this school, glimpses of the future begin to press in on your awareness. When you finish a ...

In the 5e campaign I'm playing in, my necromancy wizard just got the spell create homunculus (from Xanathar's Guide to Everything), and one of the features of that spell is: Whenever you finish a ...

Dueling Portents

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I have a player with a Divination School Wizard. He has used his Portent ability upon the Big Bad several times to great effect. My Big Bad is a smart person however, and is seeking to hire a rival ...

I have only ever played Pathfinder and the way it works in that system is you would get extra spell slots based on how much intelligence you had. So in this table, it shows how many more spells per ...

Let's say I play a necromancer and have raised some Skeletons or Zombies using Animate Dead and some Gouls, Ghasts, Wights or Mummies using Create Undead. When I use a bonus action to command them ...

If a Lore Mastery wizard uses the Spell Secrets ability to change the damage type of a spell, does it change the way the spell looks and acts? Examples: If I were to cast burning hands but change ...

One of the Arcane Traditions of a wizard is the School of Conjuration, which grants unique spell-like abilities. Benign Transposition (PHB p.116) Starting at 6th level, you can use your action ...

In my campaign there is a wizard who is, for the purposes of comparison, a higher level than the party, and capable of casting quite powerful spells. He trusts the party, maybe not completely but ...

I have a 2nd level wizard in D&D 5th ed. Looking through the spell lists I can't find any healing spells that a wizard is allowed. There are healing spells in the full list but they are not in the ...

In a new campaign, I'll be playing a wizard that will join the School of Conjuration at second level. PHB 116 states: Minor Conjuration Starting at 2nd level when you select this school, you ...

If a Wizard finds the spellbook of the evil Wizard they discovered, how does the process of finding out which spells are in the spellbook work? (Assume the evil Wizard didn't simply write the spells' ...

Say 4 goblins ambush a level 2 party, everyone is surprised but the Wizard decides to use his Portent feature to influence the initiative roll of the enemy. One of his portents is a natural 1, and he ...

Gildoragh has Dimensional Shackles. Gildoragh has Dimensional Step. Can Gildoragh apply the shackles to himself mid-step? When he does, where is he?

What's the duration of the wizard level 5 attack power, Savage Transformation? The card reads: Hit: 2d8 + Intelligence modifier damage, and you partially transform the target's mind and body ...

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