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Can you permanently True Polymorph into yourself?

Can a character true polymorph into itself (possibly after transforming into some other form first)? Possibly to prevent aging, cure wounds, or alter their original body in some way? Or as a means of ...
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Does an intelligent undead have a soul in 5e D&D?

Does an intelligent undead, such as a vampire, mummy, etc, have a soul? Is it the original soul of the person they were before? There was already a question exactly like this specifically for 3.5e ...
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Does True Polymorph on a Simulacrum treat it as an object or a creature?

If someone casts true polymorph on a simulacrum in order to polymorph it into a creature, which part of the spell is used: "creature into creature" or "object into creature"?
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Can a simulacrum cast Magic jar?

Suppose you are a High level Wizard with acess to both simulacrum and magic jar. There is a lot of discussion if the simulacrum has or doesn't have a soul, and if that interferes in the use of magic ...
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How do polymorph-like spells interact with spellcasting capability? [closed]

For this question I am going to define these spells as, namely, Polymorph, True Polymorph & Shapechange. You must also, for the sake of this question, disregard any creature type limitations and ...
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If a simulacrum uses magic jar to control a new body can the new body regain hp by mundane healing?

After a simulacrum uses magic jar to gain control of a new body, can that new body regain hitpoints normally? Or is the new body still restricted by the simulacrum's healing restrictions?
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How does Magic Jar interact with Find Steed?

The description of the Find Steed spell states: ...While mounted on your steed, you can make any spell you cast that targets only you also target your steed. The Magic Jar spell is a "Self"...
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If my Simulacrum possesses me via Magic Jar, to whom will my magic items attune?

I have a high level Arcana Cleric/Wizard. Using wish to create a simulacrum, I can have a body double. Since I also took magic jar, my copy knows it, too. I wanted to know what would happen if I ...
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Switching a simulacrum's soul with the original caster's using magic jar

The reason I ask is because of this question. Obviously, mechanically this should work, since it's a creature, but what are the implications? I'm picturing a simulacrum that wants to be the original,...
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Can a shield guardian be affected by Astral Projection?

If a wizard casts astral projection, can he take his shield guardian with him? The shield guardian is a construct without a soul, so I'm leaning towards no, but I can't find anything expressly ...