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Are water and gasses 'objects', for the purposes of Leomund's Tiny Hut? [duplicate]

In the spell description of Leomund's Tiny Hut it says: All other creatures and objects are barred from passing through it. What counts as an object? Because isn't everything technically an ...
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Can a dragon's breath weapon pass through Leomund's Tiny Hut?

Leomund's tiny hut can protect against magic, objects, and creatures from entering. A dragon's breath weapon is not considered magical, but has to be an object at least - which should be blocked by ...
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Can Prestidigitation "Clean" Salt Water?

I have a very clever player that uses Prestidigitation for many useful things and one of the questions he asked me the other night is if he could use Prestidigitation to clean the salt out of the ...
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Is a dead creature's body considered an "object"?

I never really gave this much thought until this question brought it up: Is a dead creature's body considered to be an object? And is it still a creature? My initial reaction was that it would not ...
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What happens when you cast the Fireball spell underwater?

What happens when you cast the fireball spell underwater? And does the water remain? Assume a perfectly spherical pool with a 20 foot radius and hole at the top for you to cast the fireball into the ...
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Do I understand the difference between the two versions of Symbol, and why would anyone ever choose the second one?

The party will soon be negotiating with an enemy; if they are smart, they will make sure that it happens at a neutral location. One of the enemy's henchmen can cast Symbol, and he would like to bring ...
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Can the Mage Hand cantrip be used to trip an enemy who is running away?

Can the mage hand cantrip be used to trip an enemy who is running away? How should I rule if my player is attempting to grab hold of the ankle of a humanoid creature that is running away? Would it ...
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Is there anything that is simultaneously a creature and an object?

From what I can tell, it seems that "creature" and "object" are intended to be mutually exclusive categories in D&D 5e. The distinction is important in the targeting of many effects and spells. ...
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Can the Telekinesis spell be used to manipulate liquids?

The description of the telekinesis spell in the PHB states, under the "Object" section of the spell: You can try to move an object that weighs up to 1,000 pounds. [...] You can exert fine ...
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What is the definition of "creature" and is it used consistently?

In the Starter set and Basic Rules, it mentions "character", "non-player character", "player character", "monster", "creature", and maybe other terms I've missed. Which of these terms are ...
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Can objects with a spell effect pass through Leomund's Tiny Hut?

So here's the situation: I'm chilling inside a tiny hut I cast earlier, and some of the other party members are right outside. No one is in danger, and then someone does something to cause an attack ...
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Is drawing an arrow from a quiver an item interaction?

So in a given turn in combat, you can interact with an item once per turn for free, then any subsequent interactions with the same or another item costs an Action (which, unless you can Action Surge ...
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When is an object made of other objects?

I've read What is considered an object? and Can Telekinesis be used to manipulate liquids? It still seems pretty unclear though to me, specifically when I read: For the purpose of these rules, an ...
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Can the Mending cantrip be used on plants?

The description of the mending cantrip says: This spell repairs a single break or tear in an object you touch, such as a broken chain link, two halves of a broken key, a torn cloak, or a leaking ...
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Can a character shadowstep, dimension door, or teleport away from sovereign glue?

A character gets stuck to a handled firmly attached to wall with sovereign glue. Can the character use shadow step to get away from the wall? Can the character use teleport to get away from the wall?...
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