Questions tagged [artificer-infusions]

For questions about infusions, a feature specific to the artificer class in Dungeons & Dragons that allows the character to infuse mundane items with magic and thereby grant them special properties, some of which may replicate the functions of real magic items. (See also the [artificer] tag.)

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Does Armor Modifications allow for multiple infusion on the same area? [duplicate]

A bit of a oddly phrased question however, the Armored Modification ability for the Armorer subclass for the Artificer says... At 9th level, you learn how to use your artificer infusions to specially ...
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Can an Alchemist combine their subclass bonus with an Enhanced Arcane Focus?

Enhanced Arcane Focus is an artificer infusion that's applied to a rod, staff, or wand, and adds +1 to spell attack rolls. Alchemist artificers also get the Alchemical Savant feature, which lets them ...
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Can an Artificer Armorer use Enhanced Defense Infusion on their Homunculus Servant (infusion)?

Can an Artificer Armorer use Enhanced Defense Infusion on their Homunculus Servant (infusion); same goes for the Battle Smith's Steel Defender? Do these constructs/creatures Natural Armor even count ...
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When firing a weapon with the artificer infusion "Returning Weapon" via catapult, does it come back to your hand after the spell's conclusion?

I'm playing a level 2 Artificer for a campaign with some friends. If I use the "Returning weapon" infusion on a hand-axe and shoot it out via the catapult spell (since a hand-axe weighs ...
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Can the version of the Artificer class published in "Tasha's Cauldron of Everything" choose to end an infusion?

Is there an easy way for an Artificer to willfully end an infusion? One of the many problems I am seeing is that an infusion only works on non-magical items. But infusions cause items to become ...
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Are the separate pieces from the Armorer Artificer's "Armor Modifications" still considered "A suit of armor" for infusions?

The title is a little convoluted, so hopefully I can explain better here. At 9th-level, an Armorer Artificer gets the class feature "Armor Modifications": You learn how to use your ...
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Can an Armorer Artificer use Enhanced Defense or other Artificer Infusions on the armor or parts of the armor?

Regarding Armorer artificer's Armor Model feature as describe in Tasha's Cauldron of Everything: Your metallurgical pursuits have led to you making armor a conduit for your magic. As an action, you ...
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Can a multiclassed artificer/rogue use Sneak Attack with spells that use a ranged weapon as a spellcasting focus?

So, according to a tweet by Jeremy Crawford, it is possible to Sneak Attack with a magic stone when using a sling, even though it is a ranged spell attack. That got me thinking: if an artificer imbues ...
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Does the Armorer Artificer's Lightning Launcher make a sound when attacking?

Does the Armorer Artificer's Lightning Launcher make a sound when attacking? I just recent aquired Exploring Eberon and saw Silent Weapon Infusion and want to know if it can be applied to it. Silent ...
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Can an Artificer Infusions or Armorer 's Arcane Armor be used with a College of Creation Bard's Performance of Creation? [closed]

Can an Artificer's Infusions or Armorer's Arcane Armor be used with a College of Creation Bard's Performance of Creation? [...] create one nonmagical item of your choice [...] the gp value of the ...
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Can you stack AC bonuses with an Artificer's Infusions?

Can you stack AC bonuses with an Artificer's Infusions? I get that you can't use the same Infusion on multiple items. However... does the Enhance Defense Infusion and Repulsion Shield Infusion stack ...
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Is the Steel Defender's Force Empowered Rend affected by items that add +1 to Spell attack rolls?

Do items that affect an Artificer's spell attack modifier also affect the Steel Defender's actions that use said spell attack modifier? As an example, my current level 4 Artificer has +4 INT +2 Prof ...
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Does Armorer's Armor Modifications increase your Maximum number of infusions?

So I was reading the Armorer's 9th level feature and came across this text In addition, the maximum number of items you can infuse at once increases by 2, but those extra items must be part of your ...
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Can an artificer have a steel defender and a homunculus?

Thinking about playing an artificer character and curious about the interactions with the Steel defender and the homunculus servant infusion, is there any contraindication?
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Can I combine two parts of a sword, each with a separate infusion?

If I were to split a sword in two, and use a different infusions on both parts, and lock them back together (without fusing them together), would I get one weapon with 2 artificer infusions?
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Can you infuse the Arcane Armor's Weapon before you gain Armor Modifications?

An Artificer Armorer acquires the class feature "Arcane Armor" at level 3. With that, the armor provides a special simple weapon (Thunder Gauntlets or Lightning Launcher). Now all of this &...
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Can I add an Artificers infusion to my pact blade?

In the Artificer section that talks about Artificer infusions it says "you gain the ability to imbue mundane items with certain magical infusions". So if I was to use an Artificer infusion ...
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Can I replicate Spellwrought Tattoos with spells that are not on the Artificer's spell list?

So through the Replicate Magic Item Infusion I'm able to replicate Spellwrought Tattoos (Cantrip/1st Level). But what if I have a level as a Wizard; can I replicate a tattoo with a 1st level wizard ...
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Artificer's armorer subclass features and magic armor : Armor modifications & Infusions

Many of the features of the Artificer's Armorer subclass published in Tasha's Cauldron directly impact their armor, and I have had a few questions on how these features would work in relation to magic ...
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How do the Artificer infusions from the Infuse Item feature work?

One of my players is playing an Artificer, and has just reached level 2. Reading the infusion rules, we are both a little confused as they seem to contradict. The description of the Infuse Item ...
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Artificer: Does infused magic item count against maximum number of infusions?

I would assume the answer is 'no' but I wanted to check. It feels very odd to be able to replicate (up to) 4 magic items at level 2, but only ever be able to use two of them at a time at that level, ...
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Can an artificer/wizard make a homonculus heart into a spell-storing item?

The Homonculus Servant infusion requires a specific component: Item: A gem or crystal worth at least 100 gp Later, it goes on to say The item you infuse serves as the creature's heart, around which ...
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Does an artificer's teammate have to re-attune to their infused items every time the infusions change?

Per the artificer rules... If the item requires attunement, you can attune yourself to it the instant you infuse the item. Okay. Nice. Great. Except... how does it work when the item is given to ...
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Can you infuse a breastplate with Arcane Propulsion Armor?

A Breastplate is a type of Medium armor that is described as: This armor consists of a fitted metal chest piece worn with supple leather. Although it leaves the legs and arms relatively unprotected, ...
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Propulsion Armor Infusion and Thunder Gauntlets

Do the effects of the Thunder Gauntlets from the Armorer Artificer subclass stack with the effects of the Propulsion Armor gauntlets from the Propulsion Armor Infusion considering that they’re the ...
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Can a Spell with “Self” Range be Cast by Homunculus Servant?

I’m playing an artificer for the first time and trying to decide whether or not to use an infusion for the homunculus servant. But I’m wondering about the channel magic ability. It says The ...
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Is a Spell-Refueling Ring useless for a Warlock once reaching level 7? [duplicate]

My Warlock just got a ring with the Artificer Infusion "Spell-Refueling Ring", this infusion states: While wearing this ring, the creature can recover one expended spell slot as an action. ...
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Can a Homunculus freely take a bonus action granted to it by a specific rule such as a spell?

After the errata / Tasha's, we know that you can use your character's bonus action to command a Homunculus to use a Spell Storing Item. I think we also know that a Homunculus can freely maintain ...
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Can the Mind Sharpener infusion be used in tandem with an Armor infusion?

One of the new Artificer infusions from Tasha's Cauldron of Everything is the Mind Sharpener, requiring "A suit of armor or robes". There are other Artificer infusions that apply onto armor, ...
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Which Artificer Infusions are appropriate for the Armorer's Arcane Armor's special weapon?

At 9th level, the Armorer Artificer (from Tasha's Cauldron of Everything) gains the "Armor Modifications" feature : You learn how to use your artificer infusions to specially modify your ...
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When can an artificer use the Infuse Item feature to imbue an item with an artificer infusion?

While exploring Undermountain in the Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage published adventure, the party has encountered a few monsters that are resistant to non-magical weapons. The artificer in the ...
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Does Concurrent Infusions allow you to skip the XP costs and material components of the infusions it applies?

Concurrent Infusions is a 4th level Artificer infusion that lets you apply the effects of three 1st level infusions, all at once, without actually 'casting' them. You channel your artificer talents ...
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Can an artificer replicate the same magic item more than once?

Artificers can take the "Replicate Magic Item" infusion more than once, each time choosing a magic item that they can make with it. Can an Artificer take the "Replicate Magic Item" ...
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Can an Artificer imbue multiple objects with the same kind of infusion?

I'm playing an artificer, and I want to use one of my known infusions twice (i.e. imbuing multiple objects with the same kind of infusion). Is this allowed, or not? Specifically, I want to put the ...
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Abalative Armor and Stone Construct Interplay

Abalative Armor provides damage reduction 15/- at 10th level, once the infused item has prevented damage from a single attack even if not all the damage reduction is needed, the magic fades. Stone ...
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Can Two Artificers Make a Bag of Holding Bomb?

The artificer class has the Infuse Item class feature, which allows it to make "effectively a prototype" of a permanent Bag of Holding using the Replicate Magic Item Artificer Infusion, ...
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Can you combine an Artificer's Enhanced weapon infusion with a +3 magic weapon?

The Artificer's Enhance Weapon infusion (ERftLW) grants a +1 (+2 at 10th level) bonus to attack and damage rolls made with the infused weapon. Is it possible to combine this infusion with a magic ...
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Is this homebrewed Enhanced Instrument infusion balanced

To go along with a homebrew Artificer subclass that I've recently asked about that is very focused on playing musical instruments, I've created a thematically related Infusion, that any Artificer ...
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What mundane item does an artificer infuse to replicate a Prosthetic Limb or an Arcane Propulsion Arm?

For the artificer's "Replicate Magic Item" infusion (E:RftLW, p. 63; WGtE, p. 182), I'm trying to figure out what mundane item you'd need to start with in order to end up with a Prosthetic Limb or an ...
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Why Is The Artificer's Infuse Item So Confusing? [closed]

I'm playing an artificer in my friends campaign but I tend to get confused by a lot of the wording on Infuse Item. The ability seems simple enough but it feels like I'm missing something because the ...
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Can my artificer use an Infusion to create a Bag of Holding everyday for profit?

Can my artificer make a bag of holding everyday and then sell them for gold? And yes I have the infusion for this.
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How does the artificer's Resistant Armor infusion work?

The artificer class gets the Infuse Item feature at 2nd level (E:RftLW, p. 57; WGtE, p. 179): At 2nd level, you gain the ability to imbue mundane items with certain magical infusions. The magic ...
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Can a Battle Smith's artificer Steel Defender be imbued with an infusion?

I am looking at the Steel Defender for the Battle Smith artificer in ERLW. It is a construct (p. 61): Medium construct, neutral And its AC is determined by its "natural armor": Armor Class 15 (...
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Can an artificer use Magical Tinkering on a weapon before infusing it (and have it stay)?

This is mainly a question related to narrative/creative license so the reality is that it probably requires a discussion with a DM. But, so as to have a firmer idea of how to interpret the rules ...
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Can an Artificer learn the same infusion more than once?

The Artificer class's infusions is one of it's main features, and it says this about creating infusions: You must touch each of the objects, and each of your infusions can be in only one object at ...
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What reactions are available to an artificer's homunculus servant?

The description of the artificer's homunculus servant states: In combat, the homunculus shares your initiative count, but it takes its turn immediately after yours. It can move and use its ...
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Can an artificer's infused item still have other magic added to it after it's infused? [closed]

If an item was infused by an Artificer, say using the returning weapon infusion, would it be possible to then add some other magic to the weapon. You cannot infuse a magical item, but does that limit ...
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What happens if you no longer meet the Strength requirement for your armor?

I recently asked about what happens when you lose requirements for an attuned item (here). Now, I have a slightly different but still related question involving the artificer class' 20th-level ability,...
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Can the artificer infusion Radiant Weapon blind a ranged or hidden attacker?

The artificer infusion Radiant Weapon has the following property as one of its effects (E:RftLW, p. 62; WGtE, p. 182): [...] As a reaction immediately after being hit by an attack, the wielder can ...
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With the 2019 UA Revised Artificer, can you choose to end an infusion on an item?

With the 2019 UA Revised Artificer, can you choose to end an infusion on an item? It's not super clear on if they can or can't. It says if you try to infuse something past your maximum number of ...