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How do the rules handle dropping an extremely heavy object from far up to create an explosive effect? [duplicate]

The situation is as follows: Boris is a 13th level Illusion Wizard. Boris and his party have proximity to BBEG's hideout city and want to do as much damage as possible to both the city (buildings &...
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Using the Creation spell to smash foes with a heavy block of metal [duplicate]

The spell Creation (PHB, p. 229) states: You can also use this spell to create mineral objects such as stone, crystal, or metal. The object created must be no larger than a 5-foot cube, and the ...
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Illusory Reality physics & damage question [duplicate]

Ignoring rules for fun via house ruling or assuming the School of Illusion wizard's Illusory Reality feature (PHB p. 118) can do damage through indirect means: What is the highest point you could drop ...
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What is the appropriate damage for landing on someone's head from a certain height [duplicate]

Is there guidance in any of the source books on damage taken when something falls on a creature? For my new Loxodon Monk (you may have read about him) I'm planning on Shadow Stepping to a ceiling (...
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Extremely Heavy Weight [duplicate]

RAW, is there anything that explicitly states what happens to a creature (either PC or monster) when a weight that exceeds their carry capacity is suddenly dropped on them? EDIT: The intent is to ...
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Dropping a 1000 lb anvil on a foe with telekinesis [duplicate]

One of my players wants to drop a 1000 lb anvil on top of an enemy, using the telekinesis spell. How should I adjudicate?
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Can a character use teleport as a weapon?

The player characters are fighting a large creature, let's say dragon sized, in a large area like the town's market square. A player decides he wants his character to point at a boulder (large but ...
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Can you use the Telekinesis spell to attack with a weapon?

I'm looking over the rules for telekinesis, and it leaves me wondering based on the RAW. It says this: Object. You can try to move an object that weighs up to 1,000 pounds. If the object isn't ...
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If a College of Creation bard created 829 tons of iron on top of a guard shack, how much damage would it to do to people inside?

In D&D 5e, RAW states that fall damage is 1d6 per 10 feet fallen, both to the object and to what it falls on. In Tasha's Cauldron of Everything, the College of Creation bard, at 3rd level, can ...
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Can Mage Hand drop Magic Stones on an enemy?

Can a warlock cast magic stone on 3 pebbles as a bonus action then subsequently cast mage hand to fly the stones over an enemy and drop them to deal 3d6 damage on hit? If so, what, if any, would be ...
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Shape-Water Vacuum Bomb

I was just looking at a friend's sheet (a water-only sorceror) and saw the cantrip Shape Water. The spell specifies that you can move your 5'x5'x5' block of water (which is 125 feet^3) up to 5 feet ...
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Can the Catapult spell be used to launch objects straight up or at an angle?

Catapult reads: Choose one object weighing 1 to 5 pounds within range that isn't being worn or carried. The object flies in a straight line up to 90 feet in a direction you choose before ...
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How do I adjudicate a PC jumping onto another creature from a height?

I have a PC who wants to jump onto an enemy in a combat situation. The player wants him to land on the (humanoid) enemy, sword drawn, and use the enemy to break his fall while plunging shortswords ...
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What happens to an object if it reverts from a minor Alchemy while in motion?

Minor Alchemy allows you to transmute one object into a different material. What happens if the object is in motion (example: arrow in flight) when it reverts? What is the effect of mass changing ...
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Galders Tower uses? [closed]

Can Galders Tower be summoned on an enemy? Are there any restrictions in the casting/location of the summoning? If you were to keep an enemy monologing or otherwise engaged for 10 minutes, and ...
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