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Does the Oathbow count as a magical source of damage to bypass resistance/immunity to nonmagical attacks?

While it is in the Magic Items section of the DMG, it does not actually state that it is a magical weapon like they did with the Sword of Sharpness.


marked as duplicate by NautArch dnd-5e Aug 3 '18 at 18:08

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Related: What makes a weapon magical, for the purpose of immunity to non-magical weapons? \$\endgroup\$ – Rubiksmoose Aug 3 '18 at 17:58
  • \$\begingroup\$ I was going to answer this but I see now that it is marked as a duplicate. Important things in this argument: A Bow is a weapon, and attunement is limited to magic items, thus Oathbow is a magic weapon. I don't think that the other question and answer use this logic though. Feel free to add it to your new answer over there. \$\endgroup\$ – Slagmoth Aug 3 '18 at 18:23
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    \$\begingroup\$ @Slagmoth That's a good point, but to counter the Moon-touched weapons from Xanathar's don't require attunement and also don't state they're magical. I'm worried that adding that (which was a great idea) will muddy the issue more than it needs to. \$\endgroup\$ – NautArch Aug 3 '18 at 18:25