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How does instant death work while wild shaped and using Orc's relentless endurance?

I'm playing a half orc druid, level 4, and I got knocked down a 250 ft pit. I was at full health and have a max HP is 34 life. My first thought was to transform into a Dire Wolf and hopefully mitigate ...
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Does Earthbind cause falling damage?

The earthbind spell from Elemental Evil reduces a creature's flying speed to zero and forces it to descend 60 feet per turn for the spell's duration. Assuming the creature flew higher than 10 feet, ...
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What happens when a small army runs through teleportation circle?

What happens when the number of creatures transported exceeds the space immediately surrounding the destination? Consider the following situation: A wizard casts teleportation circle. Before her ...
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Do aarakocra have rules about gliding?

Are there established rules about gliding? How far can I glide? What is my Speed while gliding? How much altitude do I lose per second while gliding?
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Can Feather Fall be used to arrest falling at any point?

Can the spell feather fall be used to stop you/others falling at any point in the fall, or just at the start of the fall? For example, could a character jump from a very large height, descend rapidly ...
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Can a druid prevent or reduce falling damage when using Wild Shape?

I've been doing research to figure out if a druid using wild shape to shapeshift into a beast that is known to be nimble (in the real-world) would be able to prevent or reduce falling damage. For the ...
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What does Banishment do to falling momentum?

A while ago, my DM let me use Banishment on myself to stop my fall from a likely fatal fall. As I was falling, I readied an action to cast Banishment on myself before I hit the ground. He let ...
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How long do you fall at the end of your turn?

Related to this question: How far do you fall per turn? My friend wants to use the barbarians eagle ability to fly up so high that he would not hit the ground before the end of his turn. Now, Mike ...
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Can the Grasp of Hadar invocation be used to interrupt a lethal fall?

Picture the following: Your party is engaged in battle on the edge of a wall of a cliff of sufficient height that a fall would be lethal. Suddenly one of your party members gets pushed over the edge. ...
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What are all the rules that refer to the rate of falling?

I've been trying to figure out a consistent metric for gravity but am having trouble gathering the necessary information. I've identified two rules that are relevant: Long range weapon attack ...
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Can I use Unearthed Arcana Mystic's Nomad's Gate to drop enemies from the sky?

Here is the most recent version (v3) of the Mystic class from Unearthed Arcana. One of the Nomadic Step discipline's psionic effects is Nomad's Gate: Nomad’s Gate (7 psi; conc., 1 hr.). As an ...
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What exactly happens when I cast Web in midair?

The web spell is a bit special, in that it initially fills a 20-foot cube, but can collapse and/or disappear if the chosen placement does not provide sufficient anchorage: You conjure a mass of ...
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Using the Creation spell to smash foes with a heavy block of metal [duplicate]

The spell Creation (PHB, p. 229) states: You can also use this spell to create mineral objects such as stone, crystal, or metal. The object created must be no larger than a 5-foot cube, and the ...