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Is it possible to avoid ending Time Stop by making attacks from inside an Antimagic Field?

Okay so, the effects of Time Stop: You briefly stop the flow of time for everyone but yourself. No time passes for other creatures, while you take 1d4 + 1 turns in a row, during which you can use ...
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What happens when an Artificer infuses an item within an anti-magic field while immune via Wish?

Relevant Text: Wish You grant up to ten creatures you can see immunity to a single spell or other magical effect for 8 hours. Antimagic Field Magic Items. The properties and powers of magic items ...
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Does Arcane Archer's "Magical Arrow" Ability work against antimagic field?

Would the level 7 Ability "Magic Arrow" work against a target with an anti-magic field? The Magic Arrow Description says: At 7th level, you gain the ability to infuse arrows with magic. ...
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If a fairy enters an antimagic field, do they die?

According to the fairy description, fairies are infused with the magic of the feywild: Infused with the magic of the Feywild, most fairies look like Small elves with insectile wings… Does this mean ...
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Can fairies fly in an antimagic field?

Another question had raised this issue when fairies were part of Unearthed Arcana and indicated that they couldn't because the flight was magical. However, I noticed that on DND beyond that the flight ...
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Are Solars unkillable in a dead magic area or anti-magic field?

Solars have the regeneration special ability only to take lethal damage from evil epic weapons. And it seems epic weapons are still subject to the dead magic area and the anti-magic field's effects. ...
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Does an Antimagic Field suppress the ability score increases granted by the Manual or Tome magic items?

There are several "manual"/"tome" magic items that permanently increase a character's ability score and the maximum value for that score by 2: the Manual of Bodily Health, the ...
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How does the Beholder's Antimagic Cone interact with Forcecage / Wall of Force against the Beholder?

We're running Dragon Heist and the party is facing the Xanathar himself in a battle. I as the DM have decided to make this encounter a bit more fun by letting some of the spectators to play as NPCs (...
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Does Spiritual Weapon keep working if the caster is in an antimagic field?

Suppose a Cleric already cast the Spiritual Weapon spell to create a spectral weapon. If the Cleric is in an Antimagic Field but the weapon isn't, can the Cleric still use their bonus action to ...
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Can you Dispel a Demiplane?

After reading the answers to this question and attempting to answer this question, I got to thinking about the nature of planes created by the spell demiplane. The part of the spell that especially ...
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Golem Anti-Magic, its exceptions and Spiritual Weapon

My party fought a wood golem and encountered anti-magic for the first time (to hilarious effect) however the rules are ambiguous and I came up against some conflicts. Specifically: Anti-magic: A ...
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Is an Eldritch Emissary's Antimagic Susceptibility(Su) suppressed by an AMF?

I had a conceptual itch that the Eldritch Emissary* template happened to scratch perfectly, except for on little thing: Antimagic Susceptibility Antimagic Vulnerability (Su): Because an eldritch ...
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Does antimagic field affect Gem Flight?

Gem Flight, Fizban's Treasure of Dragons, pg. 11 You can use a bonus action to manifest spectral wings for 1 minute. For the duration, you gain a flying speed equal to your walking speed and can ...
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Do magic items work in the outlands or lose power the closer they get to the spire?

So I am running a planescape campaign. My party just went into a color pool on the astral plane and got deposited in the outlands. They just got a magic carpet and I have a feeling they will try to ...
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If a spell is centered on a point, does suppressing the spell at that point suppress the whole spell?

Some area spells are centered on a point, such as fog cloud: You create a 20-foot-radius sphere of fog centered on a point within range. Another example is the darkness spell: Magical darkness ...
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What happens if a character, under the influence of the jump spell, tries to jump into an antimagic field?

Say a character with 20 strength has the jump spell cast upon them. On the other side of a 40 foot chasm is an enemy standing next to the ledge. The character takes a 10 foot run up and leaps over the ...
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Can I move an Arcane Eye in and out of an Antimagic Field?

An Antimagic Field is a 10-foot-radius invisible sphere which suppresses the magical effects on objects and creatures, prevents spell casting inside its AoE and spells with an AoE (e.g., Fireball) can'...
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Do a Soulknife’s soulknife abilities function in an Antimagic Field?

The Soulknife’s soulknife comes from their Psychic Blades subclass feature, which states: “Also at 3rd level, you can manifest your psionic power as shimmering blades of psychic energy. Whenever you ...
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What's the best way to resolve a paradox created when a mage shapeshifted into a larger creature enters an antimagic field, but its true form doesn't?

This is based on a situation that's happening in my current campaign, though the example below is simplified to remove unnecessary context. The shapechange spell (Player's Handbook, page 274) only ...
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Do the effects of the Antimagic Field spell affect the person who cast it?

We can't figure out if the person who cast antimagic field is also not able to cast magic or use magic items. If this is the case, what would be the use for the spell, as you are just as weak as the ...
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Will two Antimagic Fields cancel each other out?

Let's say you have two items with an antimagic field bound to each of them. What happens when they come in range of each other?
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Could you negate a Beholder's antimagic cone by covering up its eye?

e.g. throw a heavy blanket over it, or force it to close its eye somehow. https://www.dndbeyond.com/monsters/beholder The beholder's central eye creates an area of antimagic, as in the antimagic ...
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Does Dispel Magic work on a self-targeting spell cast by an artifact and emanating from within an antimagic field?

A character has a sentient artifact able to cast Holy Aura. Another character casts Antimagic Field and the two effects overlap, so that the origins of both spells are within both spell effects. Can ...
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Can you teleport into an antimagic field?

Are you able to use teleportation magic, most notably Dimension Door and (Greater) Teleport, to enter an active Antimagic Field?
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Is Wall of Stone suppressed by Antimagic Field?

I noticed that the Wall of Stone spell includes this interesting tidbit in its first sentence (emphasized in bold): A nonmagical wall of solid stone springs into existence at a point you choose ...
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Is this fortress impervious to magic-based invasion and information leakage? [closed]

Ok, I read the responses to my last question, and took them into consideration while trying to design my modern era magic-proof underground airbase. So, we have some mundane methods of control first: ...
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What happens if I sail a folding boat into an antimagic field?

A folding boat is a magic item that can transform from a small box into a small or large boat and back. If I transform it into a boat and then sail it through an antimagic field, what will happen?
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Would an Antimagic Field block telepathic communication with a familiar? [duplicate]

Ichabod the Inscrutable has an imp familiar and is exploring a dungeon. He comes across a series of trapped rooms that have Antimagic Fields in them, and he wants to send his familiar in to do some ...
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What aspects of a Shield Guardian's protection are negated by Antimagic Field?

A Shield Guardian is bound to a master by an amulet: Master's Amulet. Every shield guardian has an amulet magically linked to it. [...] A shield guardian's solitary focus is to protect the amulet's ...
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Can a Beholder include itself in its Antimagic Cone?

The beholder emits an Antimagic Cone: The beholder's central eye creates an area of antimagic, as in the antimagic field spell, in a 150-foot cone. At the start of each of its turns, the ...
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Is a creature standing in an Antimagic Field subject to the effects produced by Control Weather?

Say, for example, that a person is standing in an Antimagic Field when a nearby disgruntled Druid decides to create a 5 mile radius freezing hailstorm via Control Weather. Would that person be ...
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How can a BBEG activate or deactivate anti-magic tiles on its turn?

My players will be fighting a BBEG tonight that they will have no choice but to face in its lair. Part of the lair design is that each tile in the room is anti-magic and I wanted the BBEG to be able ...
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Can a creature take turns as normal if they are inside an Antimagic Field while another creature casts Time Stop?

Time stop is a spell that stops time for other creatures, allowing one creature to take multiple turns in a row. It says: You briefly stop the flow of time for everyone but yourself. No time passes ...
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Can the knowledge of whether a creature failed their save penetrate the effect of an antimagic field?

Suppose a Paladin casts a Zone of Truth on a space 60ft away. Then, suppose a Wizard casts Antimagic Field and stands next to the Paladin, including them both in its area, but the Zone of Truth ...
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Monk Slow Fall and Antimagic Field [duplicate]

Is a monk's Slow Fall ability considered magical? That is if a monk were to enter an antimagic field whilst falling, would their slow fall ability be negated by the antimagic field, the same way some ...
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Is the Channel Divinity feature negated in an antimagic field, since it channels "divine energy"?

Are Channel Divinity powers not usable in antimagic fields? The antimagic field spell says, in part (emphasis mine): Spells and other magical effects, except those created by [...] a deity, are ...
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Creating a personal exception to anti-magic? [closed]

Does anyone have any in-game knowledge of a way how to be able to create an object or some such that grants a character the ability to still cast/power magics while in a dead magic zone or anti magic ...
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What happens when a summoned creature uses antimagic field?

Using the feat Expanded Summon Monster, the spell summon monster VII can bring forth a movanic deva that can itself use as a spell-like ability antimagic field. If the deva—or any summoned creature—...
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How do dimensional shackles work in an antimagic field

I have several questions regarding how Dimensional Shackles work in an antimagic field (below are the relevant parts of their descriptions): Dimensional Shackles: [...] In addition to serving as ...
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What damaged a creature that is in an antimagic field from which it is excluded?

I read a lot about this topic, more precisely I base myself on what is stated here: Does the feat Extraordinary Spell Aim affect the creature's space or the creature? (and other linked discussion) ...
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Can the Detect Magic spell detect an Antimagic Field spell?

This is a duplicate of this question, but for a different gaming system; Pathfinder v1 vs DnD 5e. Also relevant, but slightly different is this question about intersection. So the gist is, a wizard ...
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Can lethargy from haste spell's ending be dispelled?

Haste description says: When the spell ends, the target can’t move or take actions until after its next turn, as a wave of lethargy sweeps over it. Can this lethargy effect be dispelled using ...
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Would an anti-magic field block targets of Dragon's Breath spell user?

Consider someone has dragon's breath cast on them. Until the spell ends, the creature can use an action to exhale energy of the chosen type in a 15-foot cone. What happens if this creature exhale ...
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What happens when an anti magic field gets close to a polymorphed creature?

I am playing a cleric who has a persistent anti-magic field on him, from which he is excluded. I use the following feats: Persistent Spell Extraordinary Spell Aim This means that if I approach ...
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What capabilities does a Vampire have inside an anti-magic field

In a campaign I've been playing we recently stumbled upon a town (population of a couple of thousand) that was hidden via a large scale illusion spell, and shielded from the outside world, via a large ...
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What happens if modifications are made to the base entity while it is under the effects of a suppressed True Polymorph?

Posit the following situation: A wizard has True Polymorphed a stick into, say, an adult Silver Dragon, and maintained it for the full hour. He uses the thing as a mount, he's kept it happy with the ...
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Does Antimagic Field suppress all layers of True Polymorph simultaneously?

Imagine that you have cast True Polymorph to turn a medium object into a Helmed Horror with Spell Immunity to Antimagic Field. If you were to then True Polymorph that Helmed Horror into something else,...
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Would an anti-magic zone affect a dragon's breath weapon? [duplicate]

One of my players has a special crystal that emits an anti-magic zone 5-feet around them. It was just picked up so they're trying to figure out what to do with the crystal. Suddenly they are ...
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Is a Dwarven Thrower's Returning property affected by the Antimagic Field spell?

The antimagic field spell states: [...] A magic weapon's properties and powers are suppressed if it is used against a target in the sphere or wielded by an attacker in the sphere. If a magic weapon ...
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What can damage a lich in an antimagic field?

An antimagic field spell makes magical weapons into normal weapons for purposes of attack. Magical spells also lose their effects. A lich is listed as having damage immunities to: Poison, Bludgeoning,...
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