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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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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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Can an Aasimar grow their wings in an Antimagic Field?

One of my players wants to play a Protector Aasimar (VGtM, p. 105) but wondered if he'd be able to use his racial ability, Radiant Soul, in an antimagic field. Would an antimagic field block the ...
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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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Are all Eldritch Invocations nullified by an antimagic field?

In one of the tables I'm part of, we engaged in a discussion about an antimagic field being able to nullify the effects of an warlock's Devil's Sight because Eldritch Invocations are magical in nature ...
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What happens if you are holding an Iron Flask with a demon inside and walk into an Antimagic Field?

What happens if you are holding an Iron Flask with a demon inside and walk into an Antimagic Field? Do the magical powers of the Iron Flask stop, releasing the demon? Also, would the demon then be ...
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Can I counter an Antimagic field with Dispel Magic?

Counterspell section of SRD states: "If the target is within range, both spells automatically negate each other with no other results." Antimagic field description of SRD states: "Dispel magic does ...
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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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Does Improved Divine Smite work in an Antimagic Field?

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 happens if you throw a magical creature through an antimagic field?

Inspired by this question. I have this idea. Take a creature that would be suppressed by the antimagic field, like an elemental or a celestial from conjure celestial. Since the spells creating one of ...
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Does the Shapechanger trait work in an Antimagic Field?

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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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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Can a warlock use Eldritch Smite in an antimagic field?

The warlock's Eldritch Smite eldritch invocation (Xanathar's Guide to Everything, p. 56) states: Once per turn when you hit a creature with your pact weapon, you can expend a warlock spell slot ...
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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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Is the Warlock's Hexblade Curse unaffected by an Antimagic Field?

The Hexblade Warlock has the ability to convey a curse on a target with the Hexblade's Curse feature (XGtE, p. 55): Starting at 1st level, as a bonus action, choose one creature you can see within ...
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Do antimagic fields nullify cursed items?

Does an antimagic field nullify a cursed item? If it does nullify it can you take that item off?
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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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Is Forcecage unaffected by Antimagic Field?

A Forcecage could be made of walls of force: an immobile, invisible cubical prison composed of either bars of force or solid walls of force (your choice). And considering that Antimagic field ...
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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 if a delayed blast fireball detonates inside an antimagic field?

Say a wizard casts a delayed blast fireball and leaves it to charge up instead of detonating it immediately. Another wizard casts antimagic field and moves so that the fireball bead is inside of the ...
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Does Sovereign Glue unbond in an antimagic field?

Sovereign Glue is a magic item that permanently bonds two objects together. However, magic items stop working in an antimagic field. So, if you put two objects, bonded by Sovereign Glue in an ...
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Can a non-magical “Detect Magic”-type trait sense magic when used within an Antimagic Field?

If you have a non-magical "Sense Magic" ability, e.g. the Chuul's, but you are inside an antimagic field, can you detect magic (from a source that is outside the field)? The chuul's Sense Magic trait ...
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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 to handle anti-magic fortifications? [closed]

Suppose players get to refurbish, repair or straight up build their own fortress. Since it is supposed to be a safe place, a sanctuary, how do I let them protect themselves against magical threats? ...
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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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Pact of the Blade and Antimagic Fields

So, after reading this answer on a question on Antimagic Field, something that has come-up is a question about Pact of the Blade Warlocks. One of the features of Pact of the Blade is that one can ...
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Is a simulacrum tangible while inside an antimagic zone?

The Simulacrum spell enables to make an illusory copy of a humanoid or beast by giving magic to a statue of snow or ice (that contains hair/fingernails/etc.). While inside an antimagic zone (from the ...
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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 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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Does an antimagic field affect the solarian's mote?

The Solarian's Solar Manifestation ability says in the description: Only you can interact with your solar manifestation, whether in mote, armor, or weapon form. No other creature or effect can ...
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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 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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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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How does the Resilient Sphere spell interact with the Antimagic Field spell?

Resilient sphere's description states that Nothing--not physical objects, energy, or other spell effects--can pass through the barrier, in or out While antimagic field's description negates any ...
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What can a spellcaster do against an Antimagic Field other than break it?

Say a full spellcaster is fighting an enemy that has cast an antimagic field on themselves, and due to either the enemy's high Con saves, the low damage output of their martial allies, or both, ...
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Would a lead barrier work to block an antimagic field?

If a character were to use a lead barrier in an antimagic field would the field be blocked? I saw a post saying to make a big lead cone and enchant it to shrink and wear as a hat so that when you ...
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Does Antimagic Field block line of effect for spells?

Consider a 100 foot long, 10 foot wide corridor. The middle 10 feet of the corridor are under the effects of Antimagic Field. A wizard at one end of the corridor wants to cast, say, Blindness/Deafness ...
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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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Building an item capable of creating an “antimagic field”

One of the players in my group wants a helpful high level (≥11) wizard to build something for him that can create an antimagic field. The player is a rogue, so has "use magic device" as a skill. I ...
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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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How does the Antimagic Field spell affect the caster of a Zone of Truth's ability to know whether a target succeeded or failed the save?

Wizard Alice casts Antimagic Field on herself around the corner from Paladin Bob. Bob, not realising this, then walks round the corner and casts Zone of Truth on an area containing Alice. Obviously ...
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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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Does Antimagic Field suppress Vow of Poverty?

Vow of Poverty is an exalted supernatural feat, and exalted feats are explicitly stated in Book of Exalted Deeds to be aquired as gifts from powerful agents of good like deities or celestials. If ...
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How could one defeat a pervasive antimagic field?

There is a campaign I'm in that, though I'm pretty much done and ready to bail on it, has inspired a thought experiment. Long story short, we got railroaded hard into being gladiators. We have had ...
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Can I cure a Spawn of Kyuss in an Antimagic Field with Lesser Restoration?

If I cast lesser restoration on a Spawn of Kyuss, who is within an Antimagic Field (as per the spell), from outside the Antimagic Field, what happens? A Spawn of Kyuss has the Worms trait which says: ...
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Does a possum pouch fall off in an antimagic field?

If a PC wearing a possum pouch (Complete Adventurer 134-5) (1,800 gp; 1 lb.) enters an antimagic field, is the possum pouch affected? Does the pouch detach? I'm not sure if the possum pouch should ...
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Antimagic Field vs Orb spells [duplicate]

I have a question that is giving me several problems, which emerged in an online land, a play by chat. In D&D an Antimagic Field says: An antimagic field suppresses any spell or magical effect ...
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Divine Blessings and Antimagic field

Would a deity's divine blessing be affected by antimagic field? Would other types of divine blessings? Would different types of blessings be affected differently by an antimagic field?
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Does an Antimagic Field spell block class features? [duplicate]

The Antimagic Field spell mentions the following: Spells and other magical effects, except those created by an artifact or a deity, are suppressed in the sphere... Does this include magical ...
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Are a monster's innate melee/ranged spell attack abilities blocked by a target's Antimagic Field?

Certain creatures have abilities listed as being melee or ranged spell attacks, e.g. the Efreeti's Hurl Flame action. Are these considered magic that an antimagic field will block? Or are they ...