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The wording for Bead of Force says "Only breathable air can pass through the sphere's wall. No Attack or other Effect can." which obviously means that spells such as firebolt or ray of sickness could not harm a creature inside. However, what about spells that only require line of sight?

I've read the discourse on Wall of Force, which suggests that you would not be able to do such spells, and the wording is similar to Bead of Force.

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    – Someone_Evil
    Dec 19 '20 at 12:34
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    \$\begingroup\$ I have closed your question as I felt it was effectively identical to the wall of force one. Both effects state nothing can pass through them so they feel effectively identical to me ("Nothing can physically pass through the wall" vs "Only breathable air can pass through the sphere's wall"). Is there anything particular to a Bead Of Force that you think makes it a separate question? \$\endgroup\$ Dec 19 '20 at 13:52
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    \$\begingroup\$ @Medix2 I'm not sure it's a duplicate. The Beads don't reference wall of force, so It' similar, maybe even identical, but because they are different I don't think it's a dupe. \$\endgroup\$
    – NautArch
    Dec 19 '20 at 14:18