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Can you cast a spell learned through the Magic Initiate feat with your regular spell slots? [duplicate]

The Player's Handbook states that: Once you cast it this way [with the feat], you must finish a long rest before you can cast it in this way again. With the new errata for the PHB, it says: ...
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Can I cast a Magic Initiate spell using my own spell slots if the spell is also in my class spell list? [duplicate]

yes, I know, this question is very similar to others I've found. Can you cast a magic initiate spell using spell slots? The above post concludes that if the caster does not choose their own class, ...
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What is the best damage you can do with a 9th level Magic Missile?

So one of this question's To maximize a combo with True Strike, which is the most damaging spell with attack roll? answers got me curious. What is the maximum damage a 20th level character can do with ...
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Can a Wizard take the Magic Initiate feat and select spells from the Wizard list?

If a Wizard takes the Magic Initiate feat (PHB, p. 168), can he select 2 cantrips and a level 1 spell from the Wizard list? Or does he have to take them from a different class?
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Is there a way to scale the 1st level spell from Magic Initiate to keep up with cantrips?

So, my Cleric 4 character (just leveled up) wants to take the Magic Initiate feat sorcerer class. However, he asked about the 1st level spell that he gets because the firebolt cantrip he chose would ...
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Can you retrain the Magic Initiate spell using the Spellcasting feature?

This question got me thinking about the mechanics of the Magic Initiate feat when you have class levels in the class into which you were inducted. Among the classes you can pick with this feat are ...
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Is it possible for a single-class Eldritch Knight to learn Hex, or Hunter's Mark, etc?

I am trying to build a singly-classed Fighter with ready access to a bonus damage on hit spell like Hex or Hunter's Mark, but I'm not seeing many options for that combination. While Eldritch Knight ...
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Can you use Magic Initiate to cast a spell you already know, and still learn another spell?

I have a wizard PC who wants to gain the feat Magic Initiate and use free 1st level spell to use mage armour once a day. He already knows Mage armour, so: Can he use the Feat to gain a free casting ...
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Is this change to the Magic Initiate feat unbalancing?

The Magic Initiate feat states: Choose a class: bard, cleric, druid, sorcerer, warlock, or wizard. You learn two cantrips of your choice from that class's list. In addition, choose one 1st level ...
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If I take the Magic Initiate feat and choose a different class, but pick a spell that's also on my class's list, can I cast it using spell slots?

If I take the Magic Initiate feat and choose a different class's spell list, but pick a spell that's also on my class's spell list, can I cast it using my class's spell slots? I have read this ...
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What level does 5e Fire bolt use? [duplicate]

The text for Fire bolt states: You hurl a mote of fire at a creature or object within range. Make a ranged spell Attack against the target. On a hit, the target takes 1d10 fire damage. A flammable ...