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Two of the three creatures you listed as being immune to the frightened condition have abilities that can give that condition to others, while none of the creatures listed as susceptible do. It makes sense that creatures capable of frightening others would be impossible to frighten. However, this does not account for the shadow. After further ...


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Some yes, some no. And it's a surprisingly-even split. There's no general rule on undead: either the Frightened condition (PHB Appendix A) or the Monster Manual's section on undead (MM pp.6-7, "Types") would be the places to look. But each specific undead's stat-block describes whether it is immune to the Frightened condition. For reference, the MM has: ...


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There's no rule that states undead in general are immune to being frightened so it depends on what specific undead creature you're attacking. Some undead do have immunity to the frightened condition while others don't. A banshee, for example, is immune to being frightened so if you were to hit one with wrathful smite, it would only take the damage and be ...


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Providing small or medium beasts produced skeletons/zombies with the same statistics then there is not a mechanical effect. However, dead beasts would be easier to procure within a civilised society than dead humanoids without bringing down the wrath of law enforcement. People are likely to be more tolerant when meeting the zombie of grandma's dog than ...



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