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High Elf Racial Cantrips: Do they improve for non-Wizards? [duplicate]

For example if a High Elf Rogue chooses Ray of Frost for his or her racial cantrip, does that cantrip improve as his or her Rogue level increases? Ray of Frost gets better damage as you advance in ...
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Level required to increase spell damage [duplicate]

An interesting question came up last night. Player X is 4th lvl cleric and 1st lvl monk. Produce flame can be thrown for d8 of damage. Its damage increases to 2d8 at 5th lvl. Does this mean at ...
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What is the caster level for the spells granted by Spell Sniper? [duplicate]

Cantrips generally get more powerful as you progress in your spellcasting class. The Spell Sniper feat allows casting a cantrip. If you pick a Spell Sniper cantrip from another class will the damage ...
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D&D 5e, Magic Initiate Feat as a Fighter [duplicate]

I'm making a Fighter with a splash of Druid, and sacrificing a feat for Shillelagh, Produce Flame and Faire Fire. HOWEVER! In the description of Produce Flame, it says, as your character gains in ...
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What level does 5e Fire bolt use? [duplicate]

The text for Fire bolt states: You hurl a mote of fire at a creature or object within range. Make a ranged spell Attack against the target. On a hit, the target takes 1d10 fire damage. A flammable ...
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How does spell upgrades work? [duplicate]

This might be a noob question but one just needs to be on the required character level to get the "upgrades" on spells or on the required class levels? As in eldritch blast upgrades at 5th level ...
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What level is my multi-class character? [duplicate]

This is my build: Level 1 – Warlock 1 - otherworldy patron, pact magic Level 2 – Warlock 2 - eldritch invocations Level 3 – Warlock 3 - pact boon Level 4 – Paladin 1 - divine sense, lay on ...
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How do cantrip improvements work when multiclassing? [duplicate]

I'm currently playing a D&D 5e campaign. My character is an Artificer/Cleric multiclass. I was wondering if cantrips work off of a character's class level, or a character's total level, since ...
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Leveling cantrips as a multiclass? [duplicate]

Let's say I have a character who has Booming Blade and is a level 3 Sorcerer, and level 2 Fighter, would that still count as having levelled Booming Blade? Or do I need the Sorcerer class to reach ...
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Casting a cantrip on a higher level when multiclassing [duplicate]

Some cantrips such as 'Thunderclap' says in higher level(not in higher spell slot), we can give more damage. Thunderclap Casting Time: 1 action Range: Self (5-foot radius) Components: S Duration: ...
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How does spell levelling work with multiclassing? [duplicate]

Suppose I am a level 10 rogue and take a level of sorcerer, giving me the firebolt cantrip. Normally, on a successful hit, the target takes 1d10 fire damage. Furthermore, the description says: This ...
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With the 2019 Sage Advice Compendium release, are Jeremy Crawford's tweets considered to be "official rulings"?

The 2019 Sage Advice Compendium has been released. Previously, the SAC has indicated that Jeremy Crawford's tweets were considered to be official rulings. Is this still true?
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How can I tell how many damage dice to roll for an NPC's cantrip?

For PCs, cantrip damage increases with their total character level and not their class level (see this question for reference: Do Cantrips use your character level or class level?). However, NPCs do ...
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Can the sorcerer's Metamagic option Twinned Spell be used on the Eldritch Blast cantrip?

I was just reading this on an online max-DPR build. There were some who thought using the Metamagic option Twinned Spell on the warlock's Eldritch Blast cantrip was illegal, and some who thought the ...
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What are the levels used for Cantrips learned with the "Magic Initiate" feat?

The Magic Initiate feat gives access to two cantrips from a class. It says Choose a class: bard, cleric, druid, sorcerer, warlock, or wizard. You learn two cantrips of your choice from that class's ...
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How can a Sorcerer/Warlock use 4 Eldritch blasts in one round?

How is it possible for the infamous Sorlock multiclass to use 4 x Eldritch blasts in 1 round? I get the extra damages as in the d6s and +mod damage from all the curses but I see formulas around like ...
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Are Blastlocks not Special?

I am making a character for D&D 5e and I am thinking about playing an Abjurer Eldritch Knight with a dip of Warlock for some refluffed flavor, out of combat utility, in combat utility, and I just ...
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Revised Ranger's Beast Conclave companion hit die, ASIs, and multiclassing

It says in the Unearthed Arcana of the Revised Ranger that: For every level after 3rd, your animal companion gains an additional hit die and increases its hit points accordingly. Does this count ...
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How can a wizard get the most out of being able to cast 2 cantrips a turn?

My DM decided to let any spellcaster cast a cantrip that takes an Action to cast as a Bonus Action or full Action. For now, I have just been using ray of frost twice a turn or using two minor ...
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If I am multiclassed with some levels of a caster class and some levels of a non-caster class, which spellcasting table do I use?

I'm creating a 10th level character which has 5 levels of Arcane Trickster Rogue and 5 levels of Drunken Master Monk. A 5th level ATR will have 3 1st level spell slots while the DMM has no slots. ...
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Does a Feral Tiefling's Vicious Mockery damage go up as normal?

The Devil's Tongue trait simply lists Vicious Mockery as being known, so I'd assumed the damage would increase as per usual (5th level [2d4], 11th level [3d4], and 17th level [4d4]), but it seemed ...
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Is the Oathbreaker paladin's Channel Divinity option Control Undead based off of character level or paladin level?

The Oathbreaker paladin's Channel Divinity feature states (emphasis mine): Control Undead. As an action, the paladin targets one undead creature he or she can see within 30 feet of him or her. The ...
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Does Divine Strike feature for Tempest Cleric increase to 2d8 at 14th level if 3 of the levels are Fighter?

I found that my spell casting proficiency increases for my cleric even when I multiclass as a fighter. The Divine Strike description says "When you reach 14th level, the extra damage increases to ...
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