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Can Polymorph end spells that require the target to be humanoid?

There are several spells that require the target to be "humanoid" such as Hold Person, Dominate Person, etc. However, if the target is Polymorphed after that spell has been successful, then what ...
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Can I use haste on an enemy to make them waste two turns?

I was thinking of a way to cast haste on an enemy, and then stop concentrating on the spell in the enemy's turn (no action required). The idea is to make the enemy waste 2 turns. The last paragraph of ...
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Is it possible to possess a non-humanoid creature with a combination of True Polymorph and Magic Jar?

True polymorph says: Creature into Creature. If you turn a creature into another kind of creature, the new form can be any kind you choose whose challenge rating is equal to or less than the target’...
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Does the mind flayer's Extract Brain affect polymorphed or Wild Shaped humanoids?

A mind flayer has the following requirement in order to perform its Extract Brain Action (MM, 222): one incapacitated humanoid grappled by the mind flayer. If a humanoid has been polymorphed (PHB, ...
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How can the Great Old One Warlock's Create Thrall feature be countered?

The Great Old One warlock patron's Create Thrall feature (PHB, page 110) says: At 14th level, you gain the ability to infect a humanoid’s mind with the alien magic of your patron. You can use your ...
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What happens to a Ghost when the Possessed creature polymorphs?

Consider the following: The party's resident barbarian, Conan, is targeted by a Ghost's "Possession" ability. He fails the save and is therefore possessed. Possession (Recharge 6): One humanoid ...
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Is a druid in wild shape actually a beast?

Is a druid in wild shape actually a beast? e.g. would the Speak with Animals work to communicate with the druid? You gain the ability to comprehend and verbally communicate with beasts for the ...
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Can Polymorph + Awaken give any creature intelligence and language?

If you cast Polymorph on a non beast creature then cast Awaken on their beast form how much carries over after polymorph ends? Polymorph does not give any explicit information on what happens to your ...
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Can a character choose to cease being a willing target of a spell?

Foresight, Barkskin and Mage Armor are examples of spells which require consent in order to function. Could you revoke this consent at a later time of your own choosing in order to end the spell ...
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Can a Horncaller control a Druid who is using Wild Shape?

In Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica there is an enemy, Horncaller, who has an interesting ability: One with the Worldsoul. The horncaller chooses one beast it can see within 30 feet of it. If the beast ...
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Can I dismiss an ongoing spell that was cast on me if I decide to be unwilling later? [duplicate]

With spells like Water Walk, with a duration of one hour, if I have been willing at the moment of casting it, (I am not the caster), and then I decide to be unwilling, does that make me an invalid ...