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Is language tied to statistics, ability scores, and/or skill proficiencies according to the rules?

While reading this answer to whether or not a druid knows the languages of his/her chosen form, I began to wonder, "What is a language exactly?" Please allow me to walk you through my thought process. ...
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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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What is Strahd von Zarovich's weight in bat form?

This question concerns D&D 5e. The relevant ability, with my emphasis, is as follows: While in bat or wolf form, Strahd can't speak. In bat form, his walking speed is 5 feet, and he has a flying ...
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Does the True Polymorph spell form a creature with equipment?

When a spellcaster transforms an object or creature into a creature using the True Polymorph spell, does that creature form with equipment? Example: if a spellcaster used True Polymorph to ...
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What values do I recalculate when I Wild Shape?

When I Wild Shape, I take a beast's STR, DEX, and CON scores. I keep my proficiency bonus and my INT, WIS, and CHA scores. I will focus this question on the assumption I'm proficient in Athletics, and ...
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Does a petrified creature need to eat or drink?

Petrification does not state the creature "no longer needs to eat/drink (or sleep)"[1]: Petrified A petrified creature is transformed, along with any nonmagical object it is wearing or ...
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Can a naked Changeling use its Shapechanger feature to duplicate the appearance of clothing?

Can a naked Changeling use its Shapechanger feature to duplicate the appearance of clothing or equipment, similarly to Mystique from the X-Men? As an action, you can change your appearance and your ...
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True Polymorph: can a player use legendary actions of its new form?

True Polymorph PHB 283: Creature into Creature. (...) the new form can be any kind you choose. The target's game statistics, including mental ability scores, are replaced by the statistics of its new ...
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Do I need to feed a mount summoned by the Find Steed spell?

The description of the find steed spell reads: You summon a spirit that assumes the form of an unusually intelligent, strong, and loyal steed, creating a long-lasting bond with it. Appearing in an ...
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Do familiars cast from Find Familiar need to eat and sleep?

The spell find familiar conjures a celestial, fey, or fiend spirit that takes the form of a beast. Do these special beings need food, drink, and sleep? If so, how much of it?
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If I'm Wild Shaped or Polymorphed and reduced to 0 hit points, can I use Strength Before Death as a reaction to take an extra turn?

The ability comes from the Fighter Samurai subclass. Strength Before Death Starting at 18th level, your fighting spirit can delay the grasp of death. If you take damage that reduces you to 0 hit ...
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How can the Great Old One Warlock's Create Thrall feature be countered?

The Great Old One warlock patron's Create Thrall feature (PHB, page 110) says: At 14th level, you gain the ability to infect a humanoid’s mind with the alien magic of your patron. You can use your ...
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Do familiars reproduce? If 'yes', what kinds of offspring result?

The spell Find Familiar summons a simple yet common creature of the caster's choice (like a cat, rat, raven or weasel). Such a creature's organs all function healthfully, including eating and sleeping....
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Can a polymorphed creature understand languages spoken under the effect of Tongues?

Let's say we have a spy that has been True Polymorphed into a sheep (to blend in, obviously). The spy originally knew Common + some other languages. As a sheep, though, she can only bleat. True ...
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Can I benefit from a feat effect while polymorphed?

If I have polymorphed into a creature can I use the effects of my feats? For example: If I have Alert do I still get a plus 5 to initiative? If I have the Grappler feat can I still pin a creature ...
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