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In my group I was planning on making some house rule changes to the section on bonus action spells, as I'm not a fan of how it's currently written. I'd prefer the normal action(spell) + bonus action(cantrip) combination to be valid:

If you use your bonus action to cast a spell, you can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

Instead, I was planning on having it be:

If you use your bonus action to cast a non-cantrip spell, you can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

For example under the normal rules a caster could not cast ShillelaghShillelagh (a bonus action spell) on the same turn as Magic MissileMagic Missile (a normal action spell). Under my house-rule the character would be allowed to since Shillelagh is a cantrip.

This feels more streamlined to me, but I'm wary of unintended consequences. Would wording it this way break the game in a way I'm not thinking of?

In my group I was planning on making some house rule changes to the section on bonus action spells, as I'm not a fan of how it's currently written. I'd prefer the normal action(spell) + bonus action(cantrip) combination to be valid:

If you use your bonus action to cast a spell, you can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

Instead, I was planning on having it be:

If you use your bonus action to cast a non-cantrip spell, you can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

For example under the normal rules a caster could not cast Shillelagh (a bonus action spell) on the same turn as Magic Missile (a normal action spell). Under my house-rule the character would be allowed to since Shillelagh is a cantrip.

This feels more streamlined to me, but I'm wary of unintended consequences. Would wording it this way break the game in a way I'm not thinking of?

In my group I was planning on making some house rule changes to the section on bonus action spells, as I'm not a fan of how it's currently written. I'd prefer the normal action(spell) + bonus action(cantrip) combination to be valid:

If you use your bonus action to cast a spell, you can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

Instead, I was planning on having it be:

If you use your bonus action to cast a non-cantrip spell, you can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

For example under the normal rules a caster could not cast Shillelagh (a bonus action spell) on the same turn as Magic Missile (a normal action spell). Under my house-rule the character would be allowed to since Shillelagh is a cantrip.

This feels more streamlined to me, but I'm wary of unintended consequences. Would wording it this way break the game in a way I'm not thinking of?

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3 Clarified the difference with this house rule
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Would this change to howallowing a cantrip cast as a bonus action spells workto be used on the same turn as a non-cantrip cast as an action break the game?

In my group I was planning on making some house rule changes to the section on bonus action spells, as I'm not a fan of how it's currently written. I'd prefer the normal action(spell) + bonus action(cantrip) combination to be valid:

A spell cast with a bonus action is especially swift. You mustIf you use ayour bonus action on your turn to cast thea spell, provided that you haven’t already taken a bonus action this turn. You can’tcan't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

Instead, I was planning on having it be:

A spell cast with a bonus action is especially swift. If you use your bonus action to cast a non-cantrip spell that isn't a cantrip, you can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

For example under the normal rules a caster could not cast Shillelagh (a bonus action spell) on the same turn as Magic Missile (a normal action spell). Under my house-rule the character would be allowed to since Shillelagh is a cantrip.

This feels more streamlined to me, but I'm wary of unintended consequences. Would wording it this way break the game in a way I'm not thinking of?

Would this change to how bonus action spells work break the game?

In my group I was planning on making some house rule changes to the section on bonus action spells, as I'm not a fan of how it's currently written. I'd prefer the normal action(spell) + bonus action(cantrip) combination to be valid:

A spell cast with a bonus action is especially swift. You must use a bonus action on your turn to cast the spell, provided that you haven’t already taken a bonus action this turn. You can’t cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

Instead, I was planning on having it be:

A spell cast with a bonus action is especially swift. If you use your bonus action to cast a spell that isn't a cantrip, you can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

This feels more streamlined to me, but I'm wary of unintended consequences. Would wording it this way break the game in a way I'm not thinking of?

Would allowing a cantrip cast as a bonus action to be used on the same turn as a non-cantrip cast as an action break the game?

In my group I was planning on making some house rule changes to the section on bonus action spells, as I'm not a fan of how it's currently written. I'd prefer the normal action(spell) + bonus action(cantrip) combination to be valid:

If you use your bonus action to cast a spell, you can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

Instead, I was planning on having it be:

If you use your bonus action to cast a non-cantrip spell, you can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

For example under the normal rules a caster could not cast Shillelagh (a bonus action spell) on the same turn as Magic Missile (a normal action spell). Under my house-rule the character would be allowed to since Shillelagh is a cantrip.

This feels more streamlined to me, but I'm wary of unintended consequences. Would wording it this way break the game in a way I'm not thinking of?

2 Edited the house-ruled section.
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In my group I was planning on making some house rule changes to the section on bonus action spells, as I'm not a fan of how it's currently written. I'd prefer the normal action(spell) + bonus action(cantrip) combination to be valid:

A spell cast with a bonus action is especially swift. You must use a bonus action on your turn to cast the spell, provided that you haven’t already taken a bonus action this turn. You can’t cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

Instead, I was planning on having it be:

You can only cast one normalA spell on your turn. You can cast as many cantrips aswith a bonus action is especially swift. If you have actions,use your bonus actionsaction to cast a spell that isn't a cantrip, or reactions remainingyou can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

This feels more streamlined to me, but I'm wary of unintended consequences. Would wording it this way break the game in a way I'm not thinking of?

In my group I was planning on making some house rule changes to the section on bonus action spells, as I'm not a fan of how it's currently written. I'd prefer the normal action(spell) + bonus action(cantrip) combination to be valid:

A spell cast with a bonus action is especially swift. You must use a bonus action on your turn to cast the spell, provided that you haven’t already taken a bonus action this turn. You can’t cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

Instead, I was planning on having it be:

You can only cast one normal spell on your turn. You can cast as many cantrips as you have actions, bonus actions, or reactions remaining.

This feels more streamlined to me, but I'm wary of unintended consequences. Would wording it this way break the game in a way I'm not thinking of?

In my group I was planning on making some house rule changes to the section on bonus action spells, as I'm not a fan of how it's currently written. I'd prefer the normal action(spell) + bonus action(cantrip) combination to be valid:

A spell cast with a bonus action is especially swift. You must use a bonus action on your turn to cast the spell, provided that you haven’t already taken a bonus action this turn. You can’t cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

Instead, I was planning on having it be:

A spell cast with a bonus action is especially swift. If you use your bonus action to cast a spell that isn't a cantrip, you can't cast another spell during the same turn, except for a cantrip with a casting time of 1 action.

This feels more streamlined to me, but I'm wary of unintended consequences. Would wording it this way break the game in a way I'm not thinking of?

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