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Is language tied to statistics, ability scores, and/or skill proficiencies according to the rules?

While reading this answer to whether or not a druid knows the languages of his/her chosen form, I began to wonder, "What is a language exactly?" Please allow me to walk you through my thought process. ...
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Does a Goliath's carry weight bonus work in wildshape?

I had a silly idea for a group of gnomes to team up with a Goliath who shifts into a bear to serve as a battle platform for them to ride and attack with lances/shoot bows/cast from. Maybe mount a ...
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Druid Wild Shape and physical stats

I am trying a multi-class character I haven't tried before, a Barbarian Druid. Since my strength is gonna be pretty high from being a barbarian, I was wandering, if my physical stats are higher than ...
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Is a druid in wild shape actually a beast?

Is a druid in wild shape actually a beast? e.g. would the Speak with Animals work to communicate with the druid? You gain the ability to comprehend and verbally communicate with beasts for the ...
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How do I determine if a Racial Trait applies to Wildshape?

The description for Wild Shape says, "You retain the benefit of any features from your class, race, or other source and can use them if the new form is physically capable of doing so." How do I tell ...
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What is the creature type of a Werewolf in Hybrid form?

Some effects (such as Favored Enemy, Turn Undead, etc) are dependent on the classifications of particular monsters. By my interpretation of the limitations on the Monster Manual's Werewolf (phrases ...
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Does a beast without Multiattack have to choose only one attack to use?

I'm comparing Giant Badger (MM, p. 323) to Panther (MM, p. 333), with my druid's Wild Shape in mind. A Giant Badger has Multiattack, Bite and Claws. A Panther has Bite and Claw. Since Multiattack ...
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Does Durable improve the Con of a Wild Shape form?

I am Durable. Durable. Hardy and resilient, you gain the following benefits: Increase your Constitution score by +1, to a maximum of 20. When you roll a Hit Die to regain hit points, the ...
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Is the 'Tough' feat's additional health still added when Wild Shaped/Shapeshifted?

Following on from this question: Do any feats carry over when in Wild Shape? It seems all feats carry over to your new form if your new form is capable of using them (so Mounted Combatant and ...
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Can I benefit from a feat effect while polymorphed?

If I have polymorphed into a creature can I use the effects of my feats? For example: If I have Alert do I still get a plus 5 to initiative? If I have the Grappler feat can I still pin a creature ...
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What is a character's level after being True Polymorphed?

One of my players intends to cast 'True Polymorph' on himself to turn into a CR 16 Creature. What character level does he have in this form, if he has any at all? Is he level 16, and if so, can he ...
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Does a Wild Shaped druid with the War Caster feat have advantage on concentration checks?

While planning out the new Druid I'm rolling, I found many discussions on the internet saying that the War Caster feat is useful to take as it helps the druid maintain concentration while using Wild ...
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What do I roll to maintain concentration while Wild Shaped?

I'm building a level 5 Moon Druid and chose the variant human race - so I decided to take 2 feats: War Caster and Resilient (Con). My goal here is to cast concentration spells and then Wild Shape into ...
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Resilient (Con) or Sentinel Feat for Circle of the Moon Druid? [closed]

I am a newer D&D player. I am currently running through The Lost Mine of Phandelver adventure for 5e. My party consists of a Half-Elf Cleric, a Moon Elf Ranger, and myself (Hill Dwarf Circle of ...
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What defines a PC's consciousness of self, memories and knowledge?

I am not sure whether a PC's consciousness, memories and knowledge are related to their personality or their mental stats (in particular, INT and WIS). My doubt comes from a practical situation, that ...

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