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For example, my entire party is versed in Arcana and they attempted to recall lore on a spell.
Party member A made the skill check while being helped by B and failed with advantage.
B tried while being helped by A and failed with advantage.
C tried while being helped by D and failed with advantage.
D tried while being helped by C and failed with advantage.
E tried while being helped by A and succeeded because of advantage.
By working together in this way can a party of X size perform 2X skill checks on the same task?
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Mar 14, 2019 at 17:37
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This is a great time to use a group check
Basic Rules (and this question on this site) detail the procedure for this:
...everyone in the group makes the ability check. If at least half the group succeeds, the whole group succeeds. Otherwise, the group fails.
If the entire party is collaborating by pulling their knowledge together (essentially what your series of checks boils down to), a group check is the perfect way to make this system work without almost guaranteeing someone rolls high enough for the success.
Mar 14, 2019 at 18:08
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