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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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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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Can I True Polymorph a goblin into adamantine (and then forge him into a sword?)

Is it possible to make crafting materials, like adamantine, out of a goblin or such using the True Polymorph spell for the full duration of the spell? On a side note, while adamantine is mentioned in ...
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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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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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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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What does Use an Object cover?

I saw this come up in another question in regards to drinking a healing potion not being a Use an Object action as the text in the equipment chapter under healing potion specifically says that using a ...
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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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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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Does a warship make a Constitution saving throw against the Shatter spell, or does it automatically take the damage?

The Shatter (Player's Handbook, page 275) spell description reads: Each creature in a 10-foot-radius sphere centered on that point must make a Constitution saving throw. A creature takes 3d8 thunder ...
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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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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 Ring of X-ray Vision make a dark interior appear lit?

The Ring of X-Ray Vision (Dungeon Master's Guide, pg. 193) says: While wearing this ring, you can use an action to speak its command word. When you do so, you can see into and through solid matter ...
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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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