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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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Can Cloudkill deal damage twice in a turn?

The spell Cloudkill has the following effect: When a creature enters the spell's area for the first time on a turn or starts its turn there, that creature must make a Constitution saving throw. The ...
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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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Is a creature that stands in a bonfire from Create Bonfire potentially affected twice in one round?

The description of create bonfire says, in part: Any creature in the bonfire’s space when you cast the spell must succeed on a Dexterity saving throw or take 1d8 fire damage. A creature must also ...
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Does the Sickening Radiance spell require the target to use their movement for the spell to deal damage?

I just picked up the spell Sickening Radiance (XGtE, p. 164) 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 ...
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Does this Spirit Guardians + readied 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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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 many times can a creature be affected by the Avenging Angel Aura of Menace?

The party paladin (Oath of Vengeance) is currently 18th level and we are planning on playing to 20th. Eventually he will get the Avenging Angel class feature, which states, in part: At 20th level, ...
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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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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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Hallow spell blocking familiars/interactions with T1 party

I have a question regarding how a Hallow spell affects a T1 party. The most obvious interaction would seem to be blocking familiars since they are fey, fiend, or celestial. Does the Hallow spell with ...
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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 ...
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