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Can Ice Knife hit a target under the effect of Mirror Image and destroy its illusions? [duplicate]

In this question it was explained that the blast of the knife reaches a 2x2 area. As the description of the spell Mirror Image makes mention of 4 targets next to each other, could it hit the actual ...
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What does upper-case-A-Attack action vs. lower-case-a-attack mean?

What exactly is the difference between Attack action and attack? It seems each time a question regarding this pops up, there's always somebody arguing they are not different. I feel there should be a ...
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Does a paladin's Divine Sense feature negate the Mirror Image spell?

My players went up against a homebrew creature I made, it was a fallen angel that could cast Mirror Image. Our paladin had the idea to use his Divine Sense ability to be able to tell which Image was ...
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What happens when a caster targets an object that looks like a creature with a spell that targets only creatures?

There are many spells which explicitly target creatures: Choose one creature within range The target creature is normally supposed to make a saving throw in this case. What happens when the ...
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Can Mirror Image effect be negated with a single Sacred Flame?

Mirror Image description says Each time a creature targets you with an attack during the spell's duration, roll a d20 to determine whether the attack instead targets one of your duplicates. The ...
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How do the Faerie Fire and Mirror Image spells interact?

During a discussion on how mirror image interacts with area of effect spells, and particularly with magic missile, the question arose about how faerie fire interacts with mirror image. This is ...
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Does the Dispel Magic spell work on the Mirror Image spell?

Looking at both this question about how faerie fire interacts with mirror image and this question about whether you can target the illusory duplicates themselves, I saw that both quote this section of ...
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If Witch Bolt initially hits a target that has cast Mirror Image, does the ongoing damage hit the actual target automatically?

In my campaign, a character used witch bolt against an illusionist and hit, dealing 12 damage. The illusionist proceeded to cast mirror image. Witch bolt states: On a hit, the target takes 1d12 ...
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Does magic missile hit silent image's illusory creature?

Magic missile says: You create three glowing darts of magical force. Each dart hits a creature of your choice that you can see within range. Silent image says: You create the image of an object,...
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What counts as an attack?

I was looking over the class feature of the 'fiend' patron warlock in 5e. I'm a bit confused on what actions the player needs to take before they can use the 'Hurl Through Hell' ability on an enemy. ...
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Can Magic Missile be used to target Mirror Image illusions?

When casting Magic Missile, can I choose to have the missiles target each of the three illusions from a Creature concentrating on Mirror Image, thus destroying them? Or do I have to target the caster ...
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What happens if I try to grapple an illusory duplicate from the Mirror Image spell?

A grapple attempt is an attack - a special melee attack: When you want to grab a creature or wrestle with it, you can use the Attack action to make a special melee attack, a grapple. If you're able ...
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Can the image from Mirror Image be a target of an attack or effect?

The mirror image spell description says Each time a creature targets you with an attack during the spell's duration, roll a d20 to determine whether the attack instead targets one of your ...
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What does the Mirror Image spell look like?

Mirror image creates 'three illusory duplicates' of you. Attacks against you may end up attacking one of them. The actual text (PHB p.260) reads: Three illusory duplicates of yourself appear in ...
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Do the illusory duplicates created by the Mirror Image spell vanish when hit by a non-damaging attack?

The mirror image spell creates 3 illusory duplicates of the caster, and states that an image vanishes if an attack is directed at it and beats its AC. Does that still work if the attack wouldn't ...