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Are there any penalties for wearing armor all the time?

In our campaign we have several characters who never remove their armor. They wear it while adventuring, sleeping, swimming, bathing, etc. Are there any penalties for: Wearing armor while sleeping? ...
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What is the highest-level spell that can be cast without a spell slot an unlimited number of times?

An 18th-level wizard gains a 2nd-level signature spell. This stipulates that they can "cast those spells at their lowest level without expending a spell slot when you have them prepared". ...
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Must 5e elves take a long rest?

If an elf uses their trance regularly, takes short rests periodically, and is willing to forego the benefits of long rests (hit points and dice restored, spell slots and abilities restored, etc), is ...
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Does any way to negate humans' need for sleep exist?

While staying human (so no altering the character into undead or constructs, or polymorphing into an elf) and keeping the ability to take Rests, is there any way to completely negate a human's need ...
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Can I treat 8 hours of downtime as 8 short rests instead of a long rest? [closed]

As far as I can tell a long rest is "a period of extended downtime, at least 8 hours long, during which a character sleeps or performs light activity: reading, talking, eating, or standing watch for ...
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What exactly is considered "light activity" for the purpose of the "Aspect of the Moon" Eldritch Invocation?

Xanathar's Guide to Everything (p. 56) adds Aspect of the Moon as an option for one of their Eldritch Invocations: Aspect of the Moon Prerequisite: Pact of the Tome feature You no longer need to ...
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Does an elf's daily trance require 4 consecutive hours?

Elves need to meditate 4 hours a day to be in shape according to the PHB. Trance: Elves do not need to sleep. Instead, they meditate deeply for 4 hours a day. (The Common word for such meditation ...
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What guidelines, if any, exist to guide the DM in establishing difficulty level for skill/ability checks?

Reading through the Basic Rules, there is a DC Check difficulty table found on page 58: … but aside from the basic description of what a check is and the basic mechanics (d20 + mod/skill + any ...
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Vampire spawn and the nature of their "rest"

Vampire spawn have the trait "chained to the grave" which includes the phase "Every vampire remains bound to its coffin, crypt, or grave site, where it must rest by day." Vampire ...
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Does a limit exist for how long something can be tied up? [closed]

My friend asked me the other day. How long can I leave this goblin tied before it dies. The only answer i can think of is as long as you want as long as its fed properly... Is there any limitations ...
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