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Unfortunately, by RAW, the Werewolf is immune to the damage boost from Hunter's Mark. Like you've mentioned, Hunter's Mark does not specify a damage type, and thus the boost is of the same damage type as the weapon attack. It also does not specifically grant magical properties to the weapon attack, and thus does not allow for piercing the Werewolf's ...
Jeremy Crawford has finally weighed in: The damage dealt by the hunter's mark spell is magical. #DnD twitter.com/redwullf/statu… 8:08am - 7 Nov 2015
The Hunter's Mark damage is from a spell (i.e. magical) therefore it bypasses immunity. Hunter's Mark states: ... Until the spell ends, you deal an extra 1d6 damage to the target whenever you hit it with a weapon attack... The damage type is unspecified so we can safely assume it is of the same damage type as the weapon that was used. If the weapon ...
Only if the weapon normally bypasses said immunity. PHB. pg. 251 By RAW, the spell states (emphasis mine): You choose a creature you can see within range and mystically mark it as your quarry. Until the spell ends, you deal an extra 1d6 damage to the target whenever you hit it with a weapon attack, and you have advantage on any Wisdom ...
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