**Need "As Written", as there are many "opinions" out there.

Ethereal confusion: A Night Hag, while in the ethereal plane, sees and touches someone in the material plane with the "Nightmare" (Magical) ability. Does that mean the hag can cast spells like counterspell in the same way?

The hag can both see and interact with things in the material plane while in the ethereal plane. The "nightmare" ability is magical.

Spells like "Counterspell" are vision-based.

And yes I saw the fake JeremyECrawford's tweet about planes being infinite distance away, but that account has been removed and all the tweets from that account are considered tainted, biased, and in my opinion, null and void. It was not actually Jeremy Crawford who posted it.

  • \$\begingroup\$ For those saying this is a duplicate, how do we explain the fact that the Hag, from the ethereal plane, can actually touch a target on the material plane? \$\endgroup\$
    – SeriousBri
    Sep 10, 2022 at 10:24
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    \$\begingroup\$ Related: "Must a night hag be within touching distance of a sleeping humanoid to use Nightmare Haunting?" \$\endgroup\$ Sep 10, 2022 at 10:51
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    \$\begingroup\$ Is there some kind of conspiracy theory going around that Crawford's twitter account (which still exists and very much hasn't been removed) isn't actually him? \$\endgroup\$
    – Carcer
    Sep 10, 2022 at 11:13
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    \$\begingroup\$ @Carcer You’d probably get downvoted to hell and have your question closed, but I would upvote you so hard if you posted that as a main site question. \$\endgroup\$ Sep 10, 2022 at 11:21
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    \$\begingroup\$ @SeriousBri This isn’t the first time you’ve said you didn’t know you could unilaterally reopen a question, the rules for gold badges and dupe closures can be found here. \$\endgroup\$ Sep 10, 2022 at 14:53


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