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Does being in the area of effect of a spell at the time of casting count as “entering”? [duplicate]

Does being in the area of effect of a spell at the time of casting count as "entering"? For example when casting Web: Each creature that starts its turn in the webs or that enters them during its ...
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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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What does “when it enters the spell’s area for the first time on a turn or starts its turn there” mean?

From When do you roll the damage for Cloud of Daggers?, it was suggested that some comments be made into a Q&A. So: From the Cloud of Daggers spell (others have similar wording) You fill the ...
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Is a creature that stands in a bonfire from Create Bonfire affected twice in one turn?

If a caster casts the Create Bonfire cantrip and creates a bonfire in the square a creature is occupying, and the creature either chooses to stay in a square occupied by the bonfire or is forced to ...
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Does Sickening Radiance require the target to use their movement to deal damage?

I just picked up the spell Sickening Radiance and had a chance to try it out last session. The wording has caused some confusion and a disagreement between myself and my DM. The spell states: When ...
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Does Insect Plague trigger twice when you enter and end your turn inside the area?

Assuming you enter the spells area of effect and end your turn inside this area on the same turn. Does it trigger twice? A creature must also make this saving throw when it enters the spell’s area ...
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How does the spell Time Stop interact with delayed damage AoE spells?

I'm preparing to play a certain, popular lich and am going through possible spell combos that he would use on the players. One in particular I want to use is Time Stop + Cloudkill + Chain Lightning (...
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Does this Spirit Guardians + Thorn Whip combo work?

I'm a bit confused on the wording of Spirit Guardians' "when the creature enters the area for the first time on a turn" I know it works if the creature runs into the spell, but does not do damage ...
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When spells can be moved, must it be in a straight line?

Healing Spirit (XGtE) says: As a bonus action on your turn, you can move the Spirit up to 30 feet to a space you can see. Moonbeam (PHB) says: On each of your turns after you cast this spell, ...
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Paladin mounts for protection / tanking?

My paladin just hit level 5, and in addition to endless Zone of Truth callbacks and learning the heartbreaking truth about Moonbeam, I'm pumped about summoning my first mount. My character is a tank ...
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Moon Beam Damage Calculation for Multiple Targets

In D&D-5e, suppose my character casts moonbeam and two enemies start their turn inside the beam's radius. Would each creature's damage be calculated separately (2d10 for one and 2d10 for the ...
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How does the Banishment spell interact with other spells that trigger when entering a space?

I had a game where I had a Paladin and two Warlocks. Paladin and Warlock A casted two spells (Moonbeam, and Toxic Cloud) that both trigger when a creature enters or starts their turn in the area of ...
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Can an area of effect spell cause damage to the same target multiple times a round? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I asked a question regarding the spell Sickening Radiance. The most upvoted answer satisfied the question, but it also added this small line: Yes, forcefully moving enemies into the area ...
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For Ring of Shooting Stars, can Ball Lightning affect a creature when you move it into their space?

The Ring of Shooting Stars has the following feature (emphasis mine): Ball Lightning. You can expend 2 charges as an action to create one to four 3-foot-diameter spheres of lightning. The more ...