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How does Dragon Hide interact with monk AC? [duplicate]

Before I begin let me preface this with the following: I understand that mechanically speaking the barbarian and Monk armor classes are calculated 10 + Dex mod + Wis/Con depending on the class played. ...
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Mage Armor + Unarmored Defense? [duplicate]

Playing a barbarian, and thought the Magic Initiate feat would be a good way to grab some range cantrips and a single-use utility spell. Originally thought of going with warlock, but DM suggested I go ...
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What is the highest possible AC?

Assuming you are level 20, and have access to any magic item, how high can you get AC (permanently or for a set duration)? Constraints: Magic items are those on the tables in the D&D 5th ...
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How do I make a tanky Monk?

I do have some experience with D&D 3/4, but 5 is pretty much new territory for me. Now, from what I can remember, monks used to be kind of an inbetween pick - not the worst, but not really shining ...
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Does natural armor stack with unarmored defense?

In D&D 5E, does natural armor stack with Unarmored Defense? We have a level 2 player character who wild shaped into an animal. The player said they could stack its natural armor with Unarmored ...
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Would the AC from a Sorcerer's Draconic Resistance combine with a Monk's Unarmoured Defence?

Reading from the Player's Handbook. If you pick a Sorcerer with the Draconic Bloodline you get a base AC of 13 (as long as you wear no armour, page 102). If you multi-class that with a Monk you get ...
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Does Mage Armor count as armor for the monk's class features?

Does Mage Armor counts as armor in the sense of Monk's Martial Arts or Unarmored Movement requirements? Both features require you to not be wearing armor. (I already know that Mage Armor and Unarmored ...
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Natural Armor vs Mage Armor, which takes precedence?

I'm already aware of the interaction between Mage Armor and features that grant an alternative AC calculation such as a Monk or Barbarian's Unarmored Defense, or simply wearing Armor. However I haven'...
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How do you calculate a warforged barbarian's AC?

I am looking at the warforged AC calculation from the Integrated Protection feature, looking only at Darkwood Core (unarmored), for a possible warforged barbarian. (I am using the version of the ...
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Does Shield of Faith Stack with Shield [duplicate]

If a multi class Paladin/ Eldritch Knight cast Shield of Faith, and then as a reaction cast shield, would they get a +7 Bonus to their AC?
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Can a multiclassed Dreams druid/Storm Herald barbarian activate their Tundra Storm Aura while in Wild Shape?

In my next campaign, I will be the solo healer, as a Circle of Dreams Druid. I hope that will provide enough Goodberry and other healing skills to keep the party alive. But I really want to fight too....
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How does the Swashbuckler's Suave Defense feature work with the Robe of the Archmagi? [closed]

If I were to give Suave Defense trait to a player and if they have the Robe of the Archmagi, how would it work? Suave Defense states: While the swashbuckler is wearing light or no armor and ...
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