A Druid in wild shape

... can’t cast spells ...

But, Find Familiar allows

... your familiar [to] deliver [a touch spell] as if it had cast the spell.

Does specific beat general here, and allow a Druid to cast touch spells while Wild Shaped?


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The rather key part of the find familiar is just before the bit you quoted (emphasis mine):

when you cast a spell with a range of touch, your familiar can deliver the spell as if it had cast the spell

Find familiar allows the familiar to deliver a spell, but only a spell you cast. The spell simply activates when the familiar touches the target. Since you outright can't cast spells in wild shape (until you get the feature undoing that limitation at 18th level) you can't cast a spell for your familiar to deliver either.

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