A fighter is inspiring his companions and the wizard's unseen servant is listening while doing their laundry, does the servant feel inspired (gain temp hp)?


Unfortunately, it will not

The Inspiring Leader feat (PHB, 167) requires you to select creatures:

...choose up to six friendly creatures...

But an unseen servant (PHB, 284) is not a creature, it is a force:

This spell creates an invisible, mindless, shapeless, Medium force...

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    \$\begingroup\$ Jeremy Crawford unofficially agrees \$\endgroup\$ – Sdjz Dec 17 '19 at 18:57
  • \$\begingroup\$ It might also be worth mentioning that Inspiring Leader works only with creatures that can understand you. An unseen servant is "mindless", so it understands nothing. \$\endgroup\$ – Mark Wells Dec 18 '19 at 15:16
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    \$\begingroup\$ @MarkWells That's...tricky. You give the Servant commands which seems to imply it does understand you. \$\endgroup\$ – NautArch Dec 18 '19 at 15:17

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