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Can the Magic Missile spell attack objects (like bowstrings)?

I wanna use magic missile (which apparently never misses) to disable bows by attacking the bowstrings. Is this allowed? Or can it only target creatures?
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Can a charmed person harm their charmer with Burning Hands?

If a creature is under the condition Charmed, can they cast the spell Burning Hands and orient the cone such that their charmer is within the area of effect? The argument I've seen for "yes" is that ...
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War caster feat and green flame blade, is it legit?

The War Caster feat allows a single-target spell ("must target only that creature") to be cast instead of a melee strike for an opportunity attack. Green-Flame Blade appears to have a single target, ...
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What counts as a target for a spell?

There have already been several questions regarding what counts as a target for a spell; some, such as this Q/A, are regarding glyph of warding as it states: The spell must target a single creature ...
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Can a Sorcerer twin a spell to hit a creature with two heads with both attacks?

During our campaign this weekend we encountered an Ettin named Oinkers Boinkers. It had two heads (one head was Oinkers, the other was Boinkers), each with a different personality and it acted like ...
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Are you considered to be wearing/carrying a restraining net/rope/etc. for the purpose of fire based spells?

Many fire based spells, like Fireball, ignite flammable objects that aren't being worn or carried. When you are restrained by a net, rope or similar normally flammable device, are you considered as ...
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Can you twin the Nystul's Magic Aura spell?

The sorcerer's Twinned Spell Metamagic option states: When you cast a spell that targets only one creature and doesn’t have a range of self... Emphasis mine I am not sure how to interpret this ...
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How does Life Transference work with Glyph of Warding?

Suppose I am a wizard and cast a Glyph of Warding on a surface, utilize the Spell Glyph feature, and input the Life Transference spell. Does this combination work by RAW? Would I take damage and the ...
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Can you use the Twinned Spell Metamagic on Greater Invisibility?

Jeremy Crawford clarified in the 19/JAN/2017 Sage Advice segment of the Dragon Talk podcast that a spell targets something if it affects that thing. The Twinned Spell Metamagic states: When you ...
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How does Ring of X-Ray Vision interact with Illusion spells and similar effects?

Specifically, the ring states that "solid Objects within that radius appear transparent and don't prevent light from passing through them". Does it apply to solid objects created through illusion? It ...
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Can Chain Lightning and similarly worded spells target worn or carried equipment?

Chain lightning can specifically target objects and does not specify that the object must be unattended; spells like fireball or lightning bolt do. Does this mean its secondary targets can be objects ...
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Can you store a casting of Counterspell in a Shield Guardian?

Would you be able to store a casting of counterspell inside of a Shield Guardian? Their Spell Storing trait states: A spellcaster who wears the shield guardian's amulet can cause the guardian to ...
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What happens to items worn when stepping into the Ethereal Plane using the “Etherealness” spell?

Etherealness reads: You step into the border regions of the Ethereal Plane, in the area where it overlaps with your current plane (PHB, page 238) This never specifies whether worn items become ...