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Can the Phantasmal Killer spell be cast on a target on the other side of a Wall of Force? [duplicate]

Wizard 1 casts wall of force which surrounds Wizard 2. Now both wizards have full cover against each other. For example, now they cannot cast fireball against each other, because "nothing can ...
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Can the Sickening Radiance spell pass through a Wall of Force? [duplicate]

The spell sickening radiance states: Dim, greenish light spreads within a 30-foot-radius sphere centered on a point you choose within range. Wall of force states: An invisible wall of force ...
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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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Can a spell be cast through (semi) transparent things?

Abby, the little gnome illusionist, ran to the nearest window. Grabbing the windowsill, she stood up on tiptoe, getting her chin on it. Unfortunately, the rough, tinted glass hinders what could be ...
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Do you need line of sight to cast spells on someone?

The rules on spellcasting contain the following section: A Clear Path to the Target To target something [with a spell], you must have a clear path to it, so it can't be behind total cover. If you ...
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How does Wall of Force grant cover?

Which mechanic of wall of force gives cover to creatures on either side of the wall? It grants a attributes similar to cover. It specifically states cover-like effects against physical and astral ...
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Does the Wall of Force spell block teleportation?

Does the Wall of Force spell in 5e block teleportation? This does not seem to be addressed in the 5e spell description.
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Does the targeting rule for Telekinesis contradict general spellcasting targeting rules?

Telekinesis (PHB p. 280) When you cast the spell, and as your action each round for the duration, you can exert your will on one creature or object that you can see within range... where the ...
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Can I become unkillable if I imprison myself?

If I cast imprisonment on myself with the Minimus Containment option, can I just never be attacked and spam Sacred Flame from my levitating diamond (via Spell Mastery Levitate)? Or for a more exact ...
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When counterspelling a spell cast from a Trickery Cleric's Invoke Duplicity illusion, do you target the Cleric or the illusion?

The Trickery Domain Cleric gains the 2nd level Channel Divinity: Invoke Duplicity which grants that(PHB, 63) For the duration, you can cast spells as though you were in the illusion’s space, but ...
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Could a Warlock with Ghostly Gaze and Sacred Flame attack through a wall? [duplicate]

The Eldritch Invocation Ghostly Gaze allows the Warlock to see through solid objects out to 30' for as long as she concentrates (up to 1 minute). For our scenario, our Warlock's nemesis has managed ...
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For the frightened condition, do transparent objects block line of sight?

There seems to be some discrepancy regarding the frightened conditions's line of sight rules, since line of sight is not clearly defined. Perhaps intentionally so. Frightened's disadvantage on ability ...
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Do I need to be able to see invisibility to target an invisible Wall of Force with Disintegrate?

The text for Disintegrate says: A thin green ray springs from your pointing finger to a target that you can see within range. The target can be a creature, an object, or a creation of magical force,...
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Does the Eyebite Spell Work Through a Wall of Force?

Does the Eyebite spell work through a Wall of Force? Or is it blocked by Full Cover, even if the target can be seen? This question is similar to this, but contrarily to Gaze effects the spell Eyebite ...
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Does wall of force allow the caster to essentially end encounters with one spell?

I've been looking at wall of force and it looks really overpowered to me. It just seems like a get-out-of-almost-any-fight free card. If I'm reading it right, you could escape almost any fight by ...

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