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Does ki count as magic for the purpose of an antimagic field, or is it only fluff?

I was verifying whether my fighter's Sun Blade would in fact be a useless hilt in an antimagic field (AMF) and came across this question on a few other sites, and it piqued my interest. My first ...
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Does Improved Divine Smite work in an Antimagic Field? [duplicate]

At 11th level, a paladin gains Improved Divine Smite. This means (PHB p85): you are so suffused with righteous might that all your melee weapon strikes carry divine power with them. Given that the ...
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What creatures does Antimagic Field temporarily wink out of existence?

The antimagic field spell has the following effect on creatures: A creature or object summoned or created by magic temporarily winks out of existence in the sphere. Such a creature instantly ...
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Are a Paladin's auras considered magical for the purpose of Anti-Magic Field? [duplicate]

I know in current editions they don't explicitly state that the auras for paladins are based on magic. I haven't ran into this yet, but my question is, does the effect provided from an aura penetrate ...
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Do you know that Detect Magic is being suppressed if it intersects with Antimagic Field?

If you cast detect magic and it is suppressed by an anti-magic field, do you know that the spell was suppressed or does it give no feedback whatsoever? The exact scenario that came up was something ...
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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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Do any charm spells stop working when the caster is in an Antimagic Field?

The question is: Which charm spells (Charm Person, Suggestion, Geas, Dominate,...) are affected when the caster of the charm is in an Antimagic field, what if somehow the effect became permanent ...
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Does Fog Cloud render a Beholder's eyestalks ineffective?

The fog cloud spell creates "heavily obscured" vision, which effectively acts like the blinded condition for characters in it per this answer. A beholder's eye stalks (Monster Manual, p. 28) can ...
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Does Antimagic Field supress all divine magic?

An Antimagic Field (PHB, p213) creates an area [...] divorced from the magical energy that suffuses the multiverse. Within the sphere, spells can't be cast, summoned creatures disappear, and even ...
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Antimagic field vs 9th-level globe of invulnerability: who wins?

Alice the wizard casts globe of invulnerability at 9th level. Eve the enemy wizard casts antimagic field and walks to within 20 feet of Alice, causing the 10-foot spheres of the two spells to overlap. ...
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What damaging options does a lich have while in an anti-magic field?

Magical and magical effects are rendered ineffective in an antimagic field spell. The lich's Paralyzing Touch is described as a Melee Spell Attack. Disrupt Life and Frightening Gaze are listed as ...
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Does Antimagic Field suppress or prevent petrification from Flesh to Stone?

Inspired by this question and in particular, this answer. I'm focusing on a specific effect; petrification. For the flesh to stone spell, the process of becoming petrified goes through this sequence:...
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Does Antimagic Field suppress or prevent petrification from a creature ability?

Inspired by this question and in particular, this answer. I'm focusing on a specific effect; petrification. If by a medusa's gaze or a beholder's eye rays (or other creatures with a similar ability), ...
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What happens to area-effect spells like Darkness or Fog Cloud when an Antimagic Field moves?

The antimagic field spell states that spell effects are "suppressed" in the area of the field. Do (non-instantaneous) magical areas of effect take effect again after an antimagic field that passes ...
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Can Catapult's target be in an antimagic field?

Can I use Catapult to hurt an Archmage who is in his Antimagic Field? Antimagic Field: Target: Self Range 10 feet Catapult's trajectory is quite unnatural: The object flies in a straight ...
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What happens if a Beholder places its Antimagic Cone on a target that has been affected by its eye rays?

What happens if a Beholder places its Antimagic Cone over someone it has hit with its eye rays? Obviously the damage-dealing ones are instantaneous, but what about the charm ray, petrification ray, ...
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Is a concentration spell suppressed when the caster is in Antimagic Field?

Antimagic Field, PHB, page 213 Spells and other magical effects...are suppressed in the sphere and can't protrude into it...While an effect is suppressed, it doesn't function, but the time it ...
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Do magic items lose their magical durability in an Antimagic Field?

The DMG says this about magic item durability: Most magic items are objects of extraordinary craftsmanship. Thanks to a combination of careful crafting and magical reinforcement, a magic item is at ...
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Will an Antimagic Field on a target of a “Haste” spell trigger the wave of lethargy?

Haste is an incredibly useful buff in this edition: +2 AC, doubled movement rate, advantage on Dex saving throws, and a "cunning action" like free action that can even be used to Attack. It's a ...
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Could a Huge or bigger creature (bigger than a 10-foot-radius sphere) use Antimagic Field?

Could a Huge or bigger creature use antimagic field? The antimagic field spell description says: Range: Self (10-foot radius sphere) A 10-foot-radius invisible sphere of antimagic surrounds ...
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Can Miracle overcome Dimensional Lock/Antimagic Field?

The spell Miracle has a specific example of a request that reads as follows: Moving you and your allies, with all your and their gear, from one plane to a specific locale through planar barriers ...
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Under what circumstances does an antimagic field suppress the casting of a spell?

The antimagic field spell says that "within the sphere, spells can't be cast", and spells out some more of the specific effects of this: Targeted Effects. Spells and other magical effects, such as ...
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Can Wish Negate Antimagic Field?

On page 213 of the PHB for Antimagic Field: Spells. Any active spell or other magical effect on a creature or an object in the sphere is suppressed while the creature or object is in it. And ...
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Does the Shapechanger trait work in an Antimagic Field? [duplicate]

Certain monsters have the Shapechanger trait. For instance, here it is on the Werewolf: Shapechanger. The werewolf can use its action to polymorph into a wolf-humanoid hybrid or into a wolf, or ...
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How to get rid of Anti-Magic Fields?

So I've been reading through ToA (DnD 5E) prepping my campaign, and part of it brought up a question I've never really thought too deeply into. How do you end/destroy/anything to an anti-magic field?...
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How are Fiends, Celestials, dragons, etc. affected by the Antimagic Field spell?

How are Fiends, Celestials, dragons, etc affected by the antimagic field spell? I assume they can walk into them. Do they lose abilities, take damage, etc?
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Are a Mystic's psionics (UA) affected by an antimagic field?

Unearthed Arcana has taken up the concept of Psionics several times now. At first, with some basic rules for a Mystic class up to level 5 (which I can't seem to find online anymore, they seem to have ...
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Will the Antimagic Field spell cause elementals not summoned by magic to dissipate? [duplicate]

The antimagic field spell says that summoned creatures will temporally vanish until the creature is out of the antimagic field, but would an elemental native to the current plane vanish? As an ...
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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 ...