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Does the Scrying spell require you to have a clear path to the target in order to work?

The section "A Clear Path to the Target", on page 205 of the PHB states "To target something, you must have a clear path to it, so it can’t be behind total cover." The description of the Scrying ...
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War caster feat and green flame blade, is it legit?

The War Caster feat allows a single-target spell ("must target only that creature") to be cast instead of a melee strike for an opportunity attack. Green-Flame Blade appears to have a single target, ...
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Do spells with a range of “Self” target the caster?

New to D&D, and thought about creating a Beast Master. I was wondering if spells with a range of "Self" would count you as the "target" of the spell. There's some debate in my group, as unlike ...
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What does the Find Familiar spell target?

Directly pulling from this Q/A about who controls a summoned steed's familiar, I am wondering what the find familiar spell targets. Does the find familiar spell target the caster, a point in space, ...
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What happens when I Twin Life Transference?

The Life Transference spell states: You sacrifice some of your health to mend another creature’s injuries. You take 4d8 necrotic damage, and one creature of your choice that you can see within ...
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Can high level Eldritch blast be used with War Caster?

The final test of the Warcaster Feat is the following The spell must have a casting time of 1 action and must target only one creature. (PHB 170) The question I have is whether a spell like ...
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Can an NPC use the Teleport spell to affect an object they can see with the Scrying spell?

Teleport shows that it has a range of 10 feet and uses the following language: This spell instantly transports you and up to eight willing creatures of your choice that you can see within range, ...
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What qualifies for the target of a spell?

The Jeremy Crawford tweet that @Psyntax referenced here has gotten me wondering what exacty constitutes a target of a spell. The PH states: A typical spell requires you to pick one or more targets ...
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Can either the Nondetection or Mind Blank spells prevent information about oneself being divined from others through the Legend Lore spell?

Can either the Nondetection or Mind Blank spells prevent information about oneself being divined from others through the Legend Lore spell? In this instance, the party was trying to legend lore the ...
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Is it possible to target 2 allies with the Warding Bond spell using the Sorcerer's Twinned Spell metamagic option?

Is it possible to target 2 allies with the Warding Bond spell using the Sorcerer's Twinned Spell metamagic option?
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How does Life Transference work with Glyph of Warding?

Suppose I am a wizard and cast a Glyph of Warding on a surface, utilize the Spell Glyph feature, and input the Life Transference spell. Does this combination work by RAW? Would I take damage and the ...
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Can you use the Twinned Spell Metamagic on Greater Invisibility?

Jeremy Crawford clarified in the 19/JAN/2017 Sage Advice segment of the Dragon Talk podcast that a spell targets something if it affects that thing. The Twinned Spell Metamagic states: When you ...
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How does targeting work when casting the Call Lightning spell through Glyph of Warding?

The Call Lightning spell targets an area, then the caster chooses a point in that area and anybody within a 5-foot radius of that point is damaged. Then on each of their turns, the caster can use an ...
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Can you twin Nystul's Magic Aura?

The Twinned Spell Metamagic states: When you cast a spell that targets only one creature and doesn’t have a range of self... Emphasis mine I am not sure how to interpret this section though and ...
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Can an invisible creature with the Mind Blank spell cast on it be seen by a creature with the True Seeing spell cast on it?

True Seeing is a divination spell that states: For the duration, the creature has truesight [...] While Mind Blank states: Until the spell ends, one willing creature you touch is immune to ...

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