The Polymorph spell says:

This spell transforms a creature with at least 1 hit point that you can see within range into a new form. An unwilling creature must make a Wisdom saving throw to avoid the effect. A shapechanger automatically succeeds on this saving throw.

Changelings (from Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron), which are similar to doppelgangers, are able to change appearance, but don't seem to be explicitly shapechangers. Are changelings actual shapechangers and therefore immune to Polymorph?


No, they are not shapeshifters

Changelings can only change their general appearance, they can't completely change their form. No matter what form they take with their powers they are always a humanoid. They lack the shapeshifter descriptor which would be the main indicator.

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    \$\begingroup\$ +1; see also this question. \$\endgroup\$ – Miniman Oct 13 at 5:28
  • \$\begingroup\$ I think you mean "shapechanger" instead of "shapeshifter" (especially since Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron says "Changeling. A race of shapeshifters found in Khorvaire") \$\endgroup\$ – Matt Vincent Oct 14 at 23:04

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