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Combining Magical Effects on page 205 of the Player's Handbook says:

The effects of different spells add together while the durations of those spells overlap. The effects of the same spell cast multiple times don't combine, however. Instead, the most potent effect—such as the highest bonus—from those castings applies while their durations overlap.

Are there any spells or magical abilities that allow multiple instances to target or affect a single creature simultaneously?

An example of such an effect is this or this.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Are you asking whether there is anything that explicitly says it makes an exception to this rule? You also may want to quote the more general version in the DMG errata \$\endgroup\$ – Medix2 Feb 13 at 1:13
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Medix2 That is definitely the sort of thing I'm looking \$\endgroup\$ – NeutralTax Feb 13 at 1:23
  • \$\begingroup\$ You can (almost) always cast the same spell on the same target multiple times in sequence, so you might want to specify that you're looking for effects that can affect the same target with multiple instances simultaneously. \$\endgroup\$ – Ryan C. Thompson Feb 13 at 1:30
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    \$\begingroup\$ Is this looking for a list of possible answers? As the links suggest, any ability with instantaneous duration, or that targets but does not directly affect someone, would apply. That's a long list of spells and abilities. \$\endgroup\$ – legodude5000 Feb 13 at 10:04
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    \$\begingroup\$ I'm confused by the effects you listed as examples that you imply are exceptions. The answers to the questions you linked shows they are not "exceptions" as such. Rather, they are irrelevant to the 'combining magical effects' rule for various reasons. \$\endgroup\$ – PJRZ Feb 13 at 11:24

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