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Does dealing 0 damage to a concentrating spellcaster require a saving throw?

Wizard is currently concentrating on a spell. Wimpling has a -1 Strength modifier, and makes a melee attack on Wizard. The attack hits, but Wimpling rolls a 1 on the damage roll, meaning that after ...
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Am I hit when I have immunity?

My character is immune to a specific type of damage, and an opponent attacks him with that type of damage. I know my character will not be getting any damage from that attack. My opponent ...
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Can other damage (from class abilities/feats) be added to net attacks?

While reading the answer to Are attacks with nets always made with disadvantage?, it found a few feats that could help avoid the disadvantage (Crossbow expert and Sharpshooter). My initial follow-up ...
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Does a zero-damage attack still count as a hit?

Does an attack roll that 'hits' according to an the attack roll, but deals zero damage (perhaps through damage reduction or through poor rolls and resistances, as in this question about raging ...
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If a poisoned arrow's piercing damage is reduced to 0, do you still get poisoned?

I have created a fighter, who is using heavy armor and has the Heavy Armor Master feat. The Heavy Armor Master feat (PHB, p. 167) states that: While you are wearing heavy armor, bludgeoning, ...
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Can a monk catch and throw an Arcane Archer's active Arcane Shot back at them with Deflect Missiles?

Can a monk use their Deflect Missiles feature to catch an Arcane Archer fighter's Arcane Shot and then throw it back with the Arcane Shot magic still in use? I looked at Arcane Shot and it doesn't ...
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As a Werewolf who is immune to non-magic physical damage, can Swarm of Rot Grubs get past my skin

I'm a part of a homebrew setting 5e game where the real homebrew, outside of lore, is only custom monsters that are rarely made by the DM as he prefers to use normal D&D monsters when he can. In ...
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Do lycanthropes need to do damage in order to inflict the curse?

I'd like to clarify whether were-creatures need to do damage in order to have a chance of inflicting the lycanthropy curse. Considering the creature stats in isolation it would appear the answer is ...
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Does the Tempest cleric's Thunderbolt Strike feature still work if the target is immune to lightning damage?

Tempest Domain clerics (PHB, p. 62) get the Thunderbolt Strike feature at 6th level: At 6th level, when you deal lightning damage to a Large or smaller creature, you can also push it up to 10 feet ...
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Is zero damage considered to be actual damage? [closed]

In D&D, are effects from damage applied even if the damage is zero?
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