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Is a spell suppressed or removed when the target temporarily becomes invalid? [duplicate]

Based on Jeremy Crawford's tweet, if a target is under the effect of an ongoing spell, and then the target changes such that it is no longer a valid target, the spell no longer effects them. But does ...
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Does Polymorph end spells that only target humanoids? [duplicate]

If I cast Charm Person on a human and then he or she is Polymorphed into an animal, does the spell end?
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Does Polymorph break attunements with prerequisites?

Some magic items have prerequisites for attunement, most commonly requiring a specific race, class, or alignment. According to the rules on attunement: A creature's attunement to an item ends if the ...
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Can the Regenerate spell bring someone back from the dead?

The description of Regenerate states: You touch a creature and stimulate its natural healing ability. The target regains 4d8 + 15 hit points. For the duration of the spell, the target regains 1 hit ...
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How can I reliably increase our giant ape's AC to 16 (or better)?

A tactical problem to solve based on last night's session Tactical Situation Wizard polymorphs warlock (8th level) into a Giant Ape. (Did T-Rex last time, looking for variety and higher INT (7 vs 2); ...
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Does True Polymorph end if the CR requirement is no longer met?

True polymorph is a spell that allows for the transformation of a creature into another of equal or lower CR. Does this spell end if the CR of the original creature is reduced after the true ...
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Is it possible to possess a non-humanoid creature with a combination of True Polymorph and Magic Jar?

True polymorph says: Creature into Creature. If you turn a creature into another kind of creature, the new form can be any kind you choose whose challenge rating is equal to or less than the target’...
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How does a druid in Wild Shape interact with the Dominate Beast spell?

I believe it is clear that a druid in Wild Shape is a beast and therefore1 a valid target for the dominate beast spell: You attempt to beguile a beast that you can see within range. I am having ...
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Does the mind flayer's Extract Brain affect polymorphed or Wild Shaped humanoids?

A mind flayer has the following requirement in order to perform its Extract Brain Action (MM, 222): one incapacitated humanoid grappled by the mind flayer. If a humanoid has been polymorphed (PHB, ...
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What happens to a Ghost when the Possessed creature polymorphs?

Consider the following: The party's resident barbarian, Conan, is targeted by a Ghost's "Possession" ability. He fails the save and is therefore possessed. Possession (Recharge 6): One humanoid ...
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Can any effect in the game prevent gaining temporary hit points?

Certain effects in the game, such as the Chill Touch spell, prevent (re)gaining hit points : On a hit, the target [...] can't regain hit points until the start of your next turn. But can any effect ...
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What happens when exhaustion passes 6th level on an immune creature?

On another question - Is an Immune creature considered to have the condition without suffering its effects? - it was concluded that a creature could gain exhaustion levels, while being immune to the ...
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If you True Polymorph a zombie you create via Finger of Death, does it remain under your command? [closed]

When you kill a humanoid with Finger of Death, it creates a zombie that is permanently under your command. If you then True Polymorph that zombie, replacing its statistics with another creature's, ...
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Would a PC temporarily changing their own creature type cause complications?

I'm working on a homebrew class that, as one of its features, changes type between Humanoid and another (Aberration, Monstrosity, Fiend depending on subclass). Are there any strange interactions of ...