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There is no definition of terrain in the rules so we fall back on normal English. The OED (both US and UK versions) defines terrain as: A stretch of land, especially with regard to its physical features: they were delayed by rough terrain Now, here on Earth, clouds are not land but in D&D, who knows? I mean cloud Giants can build castles on and ...


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It's unlikely that they would affect clouds by-the-book. I can't see a reading that would support that, given the meaning of the word “terrain.” But, D&D 5e is fairly toolkit-y, and it would be a plausible table interpretation that aerial terrain counts. In which case, the most sensible interpretation of “other… terrain” in the spell description would ...


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No, the sky isn't terrain. “Terrain” is a word that means “land of a particular kind”, which obviously doesn't include sky. However, you don't need to replace a piece of mountain with sky. Replace it with another terrain instead: a bit of plain. Same effect, without the need to abuse the English language to justify it. Note also that the 150-foot cube that ...



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