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Are there monsters who have attacks that can reduce ability scores?

In D&D 4e are there monsters who have attacks that can reduce ability scores? In previous versions Wights used to lower your CON or STR score, other monsters could lower INT/WIS, are there any ...
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How to prepare Cthulhu Confidential (Gumshoe One-2-One)?

I'm looking for some practical advice on how to prepare for a session of Cthulhu Confidential. I'm a novice GM with some dozens of sessions of other games under my belt, but this will be my first one-...
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Clarification: Paladin falls and chooses not to take the oath breaker class

tl;dr: How do you handle a fallen paladin? I have a level 6 player who wanted to play a lawful good aasimar paladin (oath of devotion). There have been several events which I believe have led to ...
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Spell pre-select? [on hold]

Is there an app or a software that select spells at random based on class and ability scores? or a pre-select spell build? I don't feel like spending hours and hours of reading and selecting spells ...
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Can I corrupt the Boss' team

It's the final scene, a minor villain has appeared to wreck the getaway, and I, in my role as 'Judge' (GM), want a few of the 'Boss' crew member's minions to "cross the aisle" and side with the ...
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How can I determine the distance between cities for “Glorious Reikland”?

I started the creation of a campaign for WFRP4e settled in the Reikland, the main country of the core rulebook. I used the map in order to create a path for caravans, but I need to know distances ...
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Oathbow: does the first attack count as being against your Sworn Enemy?

The Oathbow, a magic weapon from the DMG, allows you to choose a target as your Sworn Enemy: When you use this weapon to make a ranged attack, you can, as a command phrase, say, "Swift death to you ...
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Are the divine shifts in the Gods of the Fall campaign setting broad or narrow?

I'm looking for some insight about the Divine Shifts in Gods of the Fall. Do they cover all the points in their description, or are they more restricted, like skills in the Cypher System? For ...
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Where does the 'Natural Language' rule come from? [duplicate]

Frequently it is said (sometimes by me) that 5e's rules expect the reader to use 'natural language' or the 'normal' meaning of words when interpreting any words in the rules texts the game doesn't ...
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How do I, a warlock, deal with material components? [on hold]

So it’s my first time playing and I chose a Warlock. Is a component pouch more useful than arcane focus? Another question is that when I looked at the options in arcane focus, one of the options is ...
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Can a bone knight summon a skeleton version of a steed other than a warhorse or war pony?

Paladins becoming a Bone Knight lose the services of their paladin mount and gain a skeletal mount instead. The wording seems to restrict the type of mount, allowing only a skeletal warhorse or pony (...
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Is 20d6 sonic damage every turn overpowered compared to other 5th- to 7th-level character abilities?

The question is born from: Does taking the form of a Muse using Fey Form gain you the Sound Strike attack?. Is 20d6 sonic damage every turn overpowered compared to other 5th- to 7th character-level ...
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Do effects that prevent someone from becoming an undead stop or delay the effect?

Do effects that prevent someone from becoming an undead stop the creature from becoming undead, or merely delay it? For example, if a character is killed by a vampire's bite, but then hit with a ...
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Can the Bestow Curse 3rd-level spell turn any creature into a humanoid? [on hold]

Can a 'curse' or 'polymorph' transform any creature into a humanoid? In Volo's Guide to Monsters, a note suggests a 'curse' can turn someone into another humanoid - the 2nd row of the Monstrous ...
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For the Dungeon of the Mad Mage adventure, which dimension is used to determine a room's ceiling height?

I am playing in the Dungeon of the Mad Mage adventure. On page 11, it describes how to determine ceiling height for rooms: A room's ceiling is at least as high as the room is wide, often higher. If ...
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What are the targeting range limitations of Glyph of Warding?

Glyph of warding states, in part: When the glyph is triggered, the stored spell is cast. If the spell has a target, it targets the creature that triggered the glyph.If the spell affects an area, ...
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Do animals summoned by the Conjure Animals spell get extra HP from the Circle of the Shepherd druid's Bear Spirit Totem?

Do animals summoned by the conjure animals spell get extra HP from the Circle of the Shepherd druid's Bear Spirit Totem? This came up last game and seems very powerful. A 5th-level druid gives each ...
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False Hydra in Call of Cthulhu

I would like to run False Hydra but in Call of Cthulhu. A False Hydra is a creature with a skill to erase someone from everyone's memory after devouring them, what's more, it can be seen only in ...
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Is there a way to resurrect yourself with the Glyph of Warding spell? [duplicate]

While looking at the glyph of warding spell, I noticed that the trigger of the glyph does not really have boundaries. The spell only states "The most typical" triggers with a few examples. So I am ...
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Modern times Embrace with an unwilling sire

One of the characters I'm dealing with currently is a student of medicine who's come up with a rather elaborate scheme for his Embrace, gathered from high-generation vampires who couldn't care less ...
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Alternatives to boxes

I have a box problem. 90% of all my original magic items either are boxes, or are inside boxes. I try to hide it by making them interesting shapes, but ultimately a box is a box. It has gotten to the ...
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game of ,sultans soldier count in vanquish [on hold]

can anyone say about , soldier spending in vanquish is related to empire power ,how is it related to the power? any formula? if have idea please inform me.
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Do purchased weapons come with a sheath?

A sheath, found in the adventure gear table on pg.288 of the core rules, cost 1cp. It is described on pg.291: A sheath or scabbard lets you easily carry a weapon on your person Many of the Class ...
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Is there a way for a Champion to gain access to Cleric spells in 2e?

I'm building a Champion of Shelyn and there are Cleric spells that I believe would be useful, is there a way for a Champion to gain access to Cleric spellcasting?
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What's the earliest a champion can have a focus pool of 3?

In Pathfinder 2e, some classes have access to a focus pool. Each pool has a certain number of focus points, which can be used to cast spells. I'm playing a champion and intending on making extensive ...
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How to manage sharing the spotlight outside of combat in a fun way?

I noticed something as a game master of one ongoing game and a player in another. In both games, whenever a decision had to be made outside of combat, the most high energy players were blurting out ...
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Am I being a bad sport or is my DM indeed being unfair? [on hold]

Situation We had a party of me and 2 other players and a DM. My understanding of how the campaign was going to go after talking to the DM and the other players before playing was that there could be ...
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Are there any spells that aren't on any class's spell list?

Chapter 11 of the 5e Player's Handbook has a list of spells each spellcasting class can learn, followed by a description of all the spells in the game. I am wondering: are there any spells that are ...
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Can a wondrous item be used to make a scroll?

Since some magic items (scrolls, wands, potions) require the spell must be provided in order to be made but its less picky about how the spell is provided, for example could boots of speed be used to ...
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Is there any mechnical reason a VtM vampire can't just eat animals?

In vampire the masquerade is there any inherent reason to eat humans that isn't taste? I am aware that elders may need vampire blood, and that there may be a taste issue for blood, but players can't ...
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Does damage resistance apply to each instance of damage or the total damage?

Okay this is a question I've come to ask in the current game I'm a player in. Both me and the Barbarian both have resistance to some types of damage. I was wondering how you are supposed to be ...
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Can the Mending cantrip affix any surface to any other surface?

Mending (5e cantrip-spell) has these limits: that the damage must be a break or tear the damage cannot be any larger than 1 foot in any dimension the spell cannot restore lost magical properties One ...
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By RAW, can you use your free object interaction while taking the “Use an Object” action?

There is a drinking contest between a Dwarf and a Halfling to see who can drink flagons of ale the fastest. Normally one would assume the Dwarf would have an advantage at drinking, but unbeknown to ...
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Casting light on an object [duplicate]

If I cast the light cantrip on an object and the object breaks while the spell is still in effect is each piece of the broken object still lit? Could the pieces be carried in different directions? ...
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What are the implications of allowing a shove attack with the Spiritual Weapon spell?

I saw this on a stream and it got me wondering. Instead of attacking with the spiritual weapon spell, they were allowed to try a shove using their spellcasting modifier rather than Athletics, ...
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3.5 D&D Mystic Theurge Specialist Wizard banned spells [duplicate]

If one is playing a Mystic Theurge in 3.5 and the Wizard side has school specialization, would the banned schools also be affected on the cleric side. If you had banned Enchantment and Illusion would ...
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How does blindness affect a druid's Wild Shape?

One of my PC's is a halfling druid (Circle of the Shepherd) who was born blind. She has a familiar that she can see through and years of rigorous training of her senses and a connection to nature via ...
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Can a Pathfinder Society adventure created for pregenerated characters be played without them?

Some Pathfinder Society adventures include pre-generated characters. For example, Origin of the Open Road includes this text: Origin of the Open Road is a Pathfinder Society adventure designed for ...
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We know someone is scrying on us. Is there anything we can do about it?

It would be unusual, to me, if there were no spell in the world that could "feedback" (as my DM puts it) on the scryer. We're usually really creative about this sort of thing, but on this we have no ...
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Does taking the form of a Muse using Fey Form gain you the Sound Strike attack?

I have this possibly game-breaking doubt about the spell Fey Form and the Muse creature. Does the caster get the Sound Strike attack? That's way too strong for a level 3/4 spell.
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Does multiclassing into Specialist Wizard need you to pick at character level 1 or wizard level 1?

Okay, I want to create a Mystic Theurge in 3.5, going Cleric/Wizard 3/3. I would start with 3 levels of Cleric and then do 3 levels of Wizard. On the Wizard side I also want to be a Wizard with ...
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How do Ioun stones behave?

Are they alive, or do they orbit lifeless? The high AC (24) to grab the stone implies a greater level of dodging than something moving predictably. I guess they're pretty cheap and thus unlikely to ...
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What happens to a Bladesinger reincarnated as a Human?

The Bladesinging subclass (Sword Coast Adventurer Guide, p. 141) of the Wizard class is restricted to Elves. If a High-Elf with 4 levels in the Wizard (Bladesinging) class dies and is reincarnated in ...
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How do I model a fudge roll with re-rolls in Anydice?

I need a little help with a probability calculation in Anydice. We are making a fudge based game using 4 fudge dice, so basically a d3 system: -1,0,1 We are allowing your attribute or stats in the ...
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Can a creature that has been Reincarnated be Resurrected using the old body?

Say a creature (humanoid) was killed and then reincarnated through the Reincarnate spell, gaining a new body. (Note that Reincarnate does not destroy the old body). Then that creature is killed again. ...
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Can a level 1 Warlock Cast a 4th level spell from 8th level Sorcerer with their warlock pact magic spell slots?

Can my player’s multiclass Warlock 1/Sorcerer 8 cast the higher level sorcerer spells from with their warlock pact magic spell slots? My player argued that he could now cast his 4th level sorcerer ...
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Is the extra damage from an Oathbow doubled on a critical hit?

Does the extra 3d6 piercing damage of an Oathbow get doubled if the attack on the declared enemy is a critical hit?
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If a creature is True Polymorphed into a Wight that uses its Life Drain ability to raise zombies, do they stay controlled if True Polymorph ends?

Say you have a high-level wizard that can cast True Polymorph, and they turn into a Wight. They then use the Wight's Life Drain action, and manage to create a few zombies. Let's assume the Wizard does ...
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Can a wizard transcribe spells for which they only have spell slots? [duplicate]

In a campaign that i'm playing in, my my Wizard 3/Cleric 2 has come across some new spells, the one in question being a 3rd level spell. Because of multi classing rules, he has 3rd level slots, but no ...
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Does an Awakened beast count as “created” for the purpose of a Shepherd Druid's “Mighty Summoner”

At 6th level, a Circle of the Shepherd Druid gains the feature Mighty Summoner, which states: Starting at 6th level, beasts and fey that you conjure are more resilient than normal. Any beast or ...

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