I think I misunderstand how the eldritch invocations that grant spells "using a warlock spell slot".

Sculptor of Flesh Prerequisite: 7th level

You can cast Polymorph once using a Warlock spell slot. You can’t do so again until you finish a Long Rest.

Looking at the Warlock spell list, you are also able to take Polymorph as a spell at 7th level. If I took Polymorph as a spell, couldn't I cast it using pact slots every short rest? What is the point of using this as one of my eldritch invocations?

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Polymorph is not, in fact, on the warlock spell list. The only way a single-class warlock can get access to polymorph by themselves is through the invocation.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Ah, this is correct, I guess I overlooked this fact in my answer \$\endgroup\$ – Medix2 Nov 30 '19 at 4:40
  • \$\begingroup\$ Me too... Warlock and Wizard were right next to each other, and I misread it. \$\endgroup\$ – Link Nov 30 '19 at 4:43

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