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Although this has an answer for the Forgotten Realms, the “normal setting” in the PHB is not the Forgotten Realms and there is no canonical answer for just D&D 5e by itself. The DMG goes into more detail about setting, but the basic concept is that the “default” setting of D&D 5e is mostly unwritten so that the DM can build it up from various pieces ...


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This is a hack in the crafting rules, not in the fabricate spell. That said, in the absence of a hard rule I could not find, there are two contradictory implications at various points in the rules: 1) It is at least strongly implied that 3.5e coins are pure metal. The PHB, on p. 112, notes that a gold piece weighs about 1/50 lbs, and also that 1 lb of ...


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The Fabricate spell can't produce anything that a craft skill can't. Pay one-third of the item’s price for the cost of raw materials. (from craft skill description here) So, (if it is possible to use these rules for ingots) the raw materials used to produce 50gp gold ingot cost 17gp. As gold costs 1gp per 10g the weight of the ingot will probably be ...


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You can make ingots from coins, but it will be worth just as much. The standard coin weighs about a third of an ounce (fifty to the pound). In other words every coin weighs 1/50 of a pound. So 50 coins have the same weigh and value of Gold ignots. Raw material An unprocessed natural product used in manufacture. Unprocessed material of any ...


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Departing from my previous answer from the rules perspective, Jeremy Crawford has answered this question in a tweet: Airatome118 @Airatome @JeremyECrawford Can Warding Bond have multiple active casts if mats are fulfilled? 3 SETS of rings divided out = 3 ongoing separate spells? Jeremy Crawford @JeremyECrawford You can maintain warding ...


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From the Sage Advice Compendium including rules on the DM (not the player) deciding what is summoned with a Summon X spell, and dispelling such effects once created: "...Whenever you wonder whether a spell’s effects can be dispelled or suspended, you need to answer one question: is the spell’s duration instantaneous? If the answer is yes, there is ...


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Your dead high elf wizard isn't a high elf wizard when he wakes up in the Upper Planes. He is a petitioner - identical in appearance and personality, but lacking the skills and abilities (and much of the memories) that he had in life. A petitioner is essentially rooted in the plane it's arrived to, and can't be taken away from it; its ultimate fate is to ...


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The target of Burning Disarm is a held metal object. It can't be cast on something worn. The reference to a locked gauntlet is to a specific piece of equipment that stops you from dropping your held item promptly.


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It doesn't have anything to do with the components, just the casting time: Spells that require only a free action to cast don’t provoke attacks of opportunity. - Pathfinder RPG, p. 185 This is reinforced by an earlier passage on metamagic: Metamagic feats that eliminate components of a spell don't eliminate the attack of opportunity proved by ...


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Looks like any written source: http://www.sageadvice.eu/2016/04/26/book-of-shadows/ Matt Harrah: "...For Book of Shadows warlock: what constitutes "finding" a ritual spell? A book/scroll? Observation of cast?" Jeremy Crawford: "...Finding one written down." A wizard's spell book, another warlocks Book of Shadows, or a scoll all qualify. I could ...


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Paradox Happens When a mage uses magic in a way that defies the consensus reality, paradox is generated. Depending on various factors (vulgarity, witnesses, etc.) the amount of paradox varies. Out in the world, so to speak, the consensus reality is science is real, magic is not. Thus, paradox is a significant obstacle for a mage. A Verbena Chantry exists ...


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TL;DR Allowed sources are Written sources found in the course of adventuring Spellbooks/Book of Shadows/ritual books of wizards/tomelocks/ritual casters in your party. "Finding" means finding a written copy of a spell. (Tweet from JeremyECrawford) frizbog to mikemearls, JeremyECrawford: For Book of Shadows warlock: what constitutes "finding" a ...


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Rules as Intended, if consistency is to be maintained between Ritual Caster and Book of Ancient Secrets: Ritual Caster Choose one of the following classes: bard, cleric, druid, sorcerer, warlock, or wizard. You must choose your spells from that class’s spell list, and the spells you choose must have the ritual tag. If you come across a spell in ...


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Doing Magick is an act of an individual defying global and local consensus. When a Mage instantiates an effect, regardless of the specific kind of magic, he exerts his willpower to bend the rules of reality. In some cases (e.g. opening an Umbral Portal) local consensus makes a huge difference, but it is expected that once an effect is cast, maintaining does ...


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Mage is a very philosophical storytelling game and the paradigm is a personal view on the world and how magic is woven. What I think your problem is that you're mixing a few things together (at least in my opinion). You have a wonder (the hypertech padded vest) that is taken to a Verbena Chantry. It is not vulgar inside the chantry. Would anyone cast a ...



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