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Does heat metal continue to function regardless of range? [duplicate]

After being targeted with a Heat Metal spell, does it continue to function if the caster is concentrating but the target has moved out of range? The RAW doesn't specify in the spell description and I ...
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Does Phantasmal Force Have a Range Limit After Casting? [duplicate]

Phantasmal Force 2nd-level Illusion Casting Time: 1 action Range: 60 feet If I were to cast this spell, and either I or the target otherwise become greater than 60 feet away from each ...
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Does the Mind Spike spell end if the target foes out of range? [duplicate]

Mind Spike says On a failed save, you also always know the target’s location until the spell ends, but only while the two of you are on the same plane of existence. DnD Beyond lists this having a ...
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Does concentration require line of sight to the spell effect being maintained? [duplicate]

Does concentration on a spell require line of sight to the area of the spell, or can the caster move into cover and continue concentrating? For example, a caster steps out of a doorway, casts ...
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Does “Invisibility” require sight to maintain concentration? [duplicate]

So, one of the spellcasters in my group wants to cast invisibility on the thief to have him scout out a dungeon. The Players Handbook doesn't specifically say the caster must be in sight range of the ...
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Spiritual Weapon Range vs. LOS [duplicate]

There's plenty of discussion and even sage advice out there explaining that a caster need not have Line of Sight (LOS) on a target for their Spiritual Weapon to make an attack. I.e. a paladin can ...
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Maintaining a concentration spell beyond casting range [duplicate]

Tonight, I had a bard cast Hungar of Hadar into a room, then circle back through the dungeon to flank while maintaining concentration on the spell. The spell has a range of 150 feet. Is it possible to ...
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Can you maintain concentration on a spell from another plane?

Here are two scenarios: A powerful enemy caster is concentrating on some high-level offensive spell (Incendiary Cloud, Earthquake, etc.)--one PC casts Banishment and the caster fails the save. Can ...
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Is heat metal too powerful? [closed]

Heat metal is a 2nd level spell that lasts 1 minute (concentration), deals 2d8 damage per round, and has no save. If a Druid casts Heat metal from hiding at 60' on a knight and dashes away, then the ...
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Can a summoned pixie concentrate on a spell after the summoning ends?

If I summon a pixie with Conjure Woodland Beings, and it casts Fly on me, can it continue to concentrate on keeping me flying if my concentration on Conjure Woodland Beings ends and it disappears?
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Is the Summon Woodland Beings spell (to summon pixies) broken?

As a DM I want to be fair and not just never allow a druid the chance of summoning pixies, but it seems so broken. At one point I had four PCs and two NPCs all running about as dinosaurs. I'm hoping ...
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Does the reply to the Message cantrip have a time/distance limit?

The message cantrip says the following: You point your finger toward a creature within range and whisper a message. The target (and only the target) hears the message and can reply in a whisper ...
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Can Call Lightning be used for the full 10 minutes while running away on a ship?

My Tempest Cleric will be on a ship voyage this week, if we get chased it would be nice to rain lightning bolts on the pursuers during the chase for the full duration of the spell (10 minutes). ...
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Is a spell suppressed or removed when the target temporarily becomes invalid?

Based on Jeremy Crawford's tweet, if a target is under the effect of an ongoing spell, and then the target changes such that it is no longer a valid target, the spell no longer effects them. But does ...
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What can someone do while forced to doff armor from the heat metal spell

If an opponent fails a save on heated armor or weapons, do they have to start doffing their armor and dropping their weapons? The rules say you have to drop a heated weapon if you fail the save, but ...

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