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Can the Artificer Artillerist's tiny-sized Eldritch Cannon that is not held in hand still ride or be carried elsewhere on the body?

As an Artillerist Artificer, if I create a tiny-sized Eldritch Cannon with legs, can I place this cannon somewhere on my person and let it use its legs to hold on to my character (on my head, shoulder ...
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Does a Hexblade Warlock's Hex Warrior feature allow them to use Thirsting Blade on a non-pact weapon?

My question is, Can I use Thirsting Blade with my non-Pact weapon? Example, I have a +3 Magic Longbow that I used the Pact of the Blade ritual to transform it into my Pact Weapon. (I can Only pull ...
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If an Artillerist artificer holds their Eldritch Cannon in hand, what happens if it is in the area of a spell or other effect?

As an Artillerist Artificer, if I create a Tiny Eldritch Cannon that has legs (in any of the three forms)... If I hold the Tiny cannon in my hand, what happens to the cannon if I get hit by an AOE ...
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Does a monk decide to use their reaction on the Slow Fall feature after falling damage is rolled?

At 4th level, monks get the class feature Slow Fall: Beginning at 4th level, you can use your reaction when you fall to reduce any falling damage you take by an amount equal to five times your monk ...
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Could a Rogue [Thief] use a Wizard's Spellbook to cast spells?

So I was wondering since the Rogue Thief has the ability Use Magic Device which states - You have learned enough about the workings of magic that you can improvise the use of items even when they ...
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Does an Artificer's Magic Item Savant and a multiclassed Thief Rogue's Use Magic Device allow them to benefit from a Rod of the Pact Keeper?

The Artificer's Magic Item Savant feature states the following: At 14th level, your skill with magic items deepens more: • You can attune to up to five magic items at once. • You ignore all ...
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Does an Artificer's Magic Item Savant and a Thief Rogue's Use Magic Device allow them to benefit from a Holy Avenger's 30-foot aura?

The Artificer's Magic Item Savant feature states the following: At 14th level, your skill with magic items deepens more: • You can attune to up to five magic items at once. • You ignore all ...
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Learning Eldritch Blast, but for Intelligence spellcasting

Is there a way for an Eldritch Knight to learn the Eldritch Blast cantrip and be able to use Intelligence as the spellcasting modifier for it? The Spell Sniper and Magic Initiate feats both have the ...
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If I learn Chill Touch from the Death Cleric's Reaper ability, does it count as a Cleric cantrip?

The Death Domain cleric's 1st-level feature, Reaper, does the following (DMG, p. 96): At 1st level, you learn one necromancy cantrip of your choice from any spell list. If the Death Domain cleric ...
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Is there a way within the rules and options to selectively remove or lose a specific class feature?

A player selects a class or prestige class. Then they realize that a specific class feature (Ex) doesn't fit the character concept. Ignoring it is insufficient, the player wishes to eliminate it. ...
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Dazed and Mesmerist Touch treatment

I was looking at the mesmerist occult class and they have an ability called Touch treatment, its like a paladins lay on hands for psychics that only cures conditions listed on the ability. One of the ...
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What are the interactions between Rage and Vaprak’s Rage?

Disclaimer : this is an ultra-specific oddball that will likely never happen to anyone but me. Read only if you have time to kill ! Shapechange is a 9th level spell that allows a player character to ...
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How does the UA Variant Class Feature “Cunning Action: Aim” affect flying?

Cunning Action: Aim contains the following: You can use this bonus action only if you haven't moved during this turn, and after you use the bonus action, your speed is 0 until the end of the ...
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Is a Pact of the Blade Warlock proficient with all weapons of the same kind as their wielded pact weapon?

According to the Warlock class, the Pact of the Blade Pact Boon feature allows a Warlock to use your action to create a pact weapon in your empty hand. You can choose the form that this melee ...
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How does the shared damage from the Great Old One Warlock's Thought Shield feature interact with indirect sources of psychic damage?

While it can be easy to see how the Great Old One Warlock's Thought Shield feature interacts with spells that deal psychic damage or special attacks from psionic creatures, I'm not sure how to rule "...
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Is the Channel Divinity feature negated in an antimagic field?

Are Channel Divinity powers not usable in antimagic fields?
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Can I use Eldritch Smite and Divine Smite using only one spell slot?

Can I use 1 Spell slot from Warlock to use both Divine Smite and Eldritch Smite in the same attack? Or I must use 2 spells slots?
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How does an in-combat change to a bard's Charisma Score affect its available Bardic Inspirations?

I'm not exactly sure how changes to ability scores in combat affect abilities that have uses based on the modifier for that that skill. For example take a bard with a Charisma score of 18 that has ...
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Does the Assassin rogue’s Death Strike feature double the damage from a poison that requires a saving throw?

Let’s say you coat your weapon with poison transmitted by injury from the DMG. As we know, the damage from these poisons are not tied to the attack roll but to a Con save, so the damage dice are not ...
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How does the spell “Extract water elemental” interact with the energy substitution class feature of elemental savant?

Basically as the title states. The elemental savant energy substitution states that any damaging spell of a certain type is converted to a chosen type (in my instance, fire). Will this spell ...
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Is there a way to counterspell a level 20 druid?

At level 20, Druids get access to the following feature: Archdruid At 20th level, you can use your Wild Shape an unlimited number of times. Additionally, you can ignore the verbal and ...
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Can a transmuter wizard own multiple transmuter's stones, i.e. keeping the ones produced by his simulacra?

Are there proscriptions in AL to prevent a transmuter wizard from owning multiple transmuter's stones? The idea is to keep the ones producted by his simulacra and keeping them also in different ...
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Would a person affected by Hypnotic Gaze scream for help?

The level 2 Wizard Enchantment tradition feature, Hypnotic Gaze, does the following: Starting at 2nd level when you choose this school, your soft words and enchanting gaze can magically enthrall ...
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Can the Illusion wizard's Illusory Reality feature be used to make food or potions?

Can the School of Illusion wizard’s Illusory Reality feature be used for self-sustainment and healing? Illusory Reality specifies that “you can choose one inanimate, nonmagical object that is part of ...
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Is there any way for a Battle Smith Artificer to have two Steel Defenders?

In the new release of Eberron, the Steel Defender is the Battle Smith version of the Eldritch Cannon. From how I am reading the rules for the Cannon from lvl3 you can have multiple cannons, one each ...
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Dragon Rider PRC question (DragonLance Campaign Setting)

Dragon Rider PRC (DragonLance) Does the the bonus hit dice your dragon gains also apply to his age and/or size going up as well? IE: say a 17HD copper dragon (Large, Young Adult) get to apply his 8 ...
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How do I use the Convincing persona feat without dual identity or masked persona

People seem almost willfully ignorant of the connection between your masked persona and your real identity. Prerequisite(s): Bluff 5 ranks, Perform (act) 5 ranks, or dual identity class feature. ...
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How do the Prosthetic Limb and Wand Sheath magic items interact with the artificer's Soul of the Artifice capstone feature?

A player playing an artificer thought of an interesting interaction between the Prosthetic Limb or Wand Sheath magic items and the Artificer's capstone feature Soul of Artifice. The Prosthetic Limb (...
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When a monk mitigates all the damage due to the Slow Fall feature, does he/she still fall prone?

So let's say I deliberately fall let's say 20 feet, I will take 2d6 points of damage. As a monk at 4th level I get slow fall which will let me nullify fall damage 5× monk level. So at 4th level, ...
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If a paladin uses their divine bond to give their weapon a special property, what means would players have of identifying it?

A paladin's 5th level Spell like ability Divine bond allows them to give their divine bonded weapon a level based enhancement bonus or an equivalent special property picked from axiomatic, brilliant ...
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Can racial spell slots work with Sorcerer's Font of Magic & Flexible Magic?

Can racial spell slots work with Sorcerer's Font of Magic & Flexible Magic? EX: Can you use a tiefling's once a day Burning Hands Lv2 and convert it to 2 Sorcery Points? Can This work the other ...
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How does Scout's Uncanny Dodge work?

Scout (Complete Adventurer p10-13) gains Uncanny Dodge at level 2, but what confused me is it's description, which states that a Scout cannot be caught flat-footed... and then explicitly references ...
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Can you take another action via Action Surge while casting a spell with a casting time longer than one action?

To preface, this is for D&D 5e. This is building upon the answer from this question, since it did not address my issue completely. I am a Fighter 2 Wizard 10, and am currently casting the spell ...
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What does “darkvision with a range of 120 feet” mean in the Shadow sorcerer's Eyes of the Dark feature?

The Eyes of the Dark feature says: Starting at 1st level, you have darkvision with a range of 120 feet. Does that mean 120 feet of normal vision (shades of gray) in dark and another 120 feet in ...
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Can non-lycanthropes with specific alternate forms appear as hybrids?

Say a succubus from Savage Species chooses to look like a country's queen as her alternate form. But she also wants to use her demonic claws and wings. Can she just take the queen's appearance as her ...
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Can Pact of the Blade be used to create a double-bladed scimitar in DDAL?

This question pertains specifically to D&D Adventurers League rules. I've got a character concept that I want to implement in a Forgotten Realms campaign, and I'm trying to formulate a plausible ...
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Can an Rogue Assassin 13/GOO Warlock use their Impostor feature and Awakened Mind in conjunction?

Rolling up a Warlock Rogue for a new campaign, I found a possible synergy between the Assassin's Impostor ability and the GOO Warlock's Awakened mind feature: Could they impersonate someone else in ...
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With the Horizon Walker ranger's Distant Strike feature, can you teleport prior to a bonus-action attack?

At 11th level, the Horizon Walker Ranger gets the Distant Strike feature, which states: At 11th level, you gain the ability to pass between the planes in the blink of an eye. When you take the ...
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Is Two-Weapon Fighting the only way for a Horizon Walker ranger to use the Distant Strike feature to attack two different creatures?

It says under the description for Distant Strike: At 11th level, you gain the ability to pass between the planes in a blink of an eye. When you use the Attack action, you can teleport up to 10 feet ...
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Thieves cant across different languages [duplicate]

All rouges know thieves cant. If one rouge in the party is talking to an enemy in a language that an ally rouge in the party does not understand, would the speaking rouge be able to use thieves cant ...
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Is this a valid use of Deflect Missiles according to RAW?

Say a level 3 monk is wielding a dagger in each hand, without the Two-Weapon Fighting fighting style or Dual Wielder feat. He makes a melee attack, then, as a bonus action, makes a ranged attack by ...
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Pathfinder Arcanist vs Spellresistance

Arcanists have a class feature named Arcane Reservoir Points from the arcanist reservoir are used to fuel many of the arcanist’s powers. In addition, the arcanist can expend 1 point from her ...
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Is there any reason why a Death Domain cleric can't use their channel divinity multiple times on the same attack?

The Channel Divinity is Touch of Death, which reads as follows: When the cleric hits a creature with a melee attack, the cleric can use Channel Divinity to deal extra necrotic damage to the target....
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How does an artificer's 'magic item savant' interact with spell scrolls

Does an artificer's magic item savant allow the artificer to cast a spell that is higher than he can normally cast from a spell scroll without making an ability check to cast it? Magic item savant ...
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How does the UA Brute's Brutish Durability feature work with natural 1's?

So, the UA Fighter subclass Brute has an ability that lets him add a d6 to any saving throw, and if the total adds to 20, it counts as a natural 20. If this happens on a Death saving throw, it means ...
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Is this homebrew Circle of the Bloodlust Druid subclass, which replaces Wild Shape with a Berserker barbarian's Frenzied Rage, balanced?

Would it be balanced to replace the Wild Shape feature of a druid with Rage? This homebrew is intended for a pacifist supporting spellcaster, cursed with a violent blood lust curse. This homebrew is ...
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When casting a spell through the Wildfire Druid's Enhanced Bond feature, who would need a clear path to the target?

The Circle of Wildfire druid's Enhanced Bond feature states (UA: Cleric, Druid and Wizard, p. 3): ...In addition, when you cast a spell with a range other than self, the spell can originate from ...
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Can an Abjuration wizard with the Martial Adept feat use the Parry maneuver before their Arcane Ward absorbs damage?

If a Wizard of the School of Abjuration takes the Martial Adept feat and chooses the Parry combat maneuver, how will it interact with their Arcane Ward? Can the Wizard parry and reduce the need for ...
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Would a level 18+ Champion Fighter recover HP outside of combat?

At level 18 a fighter with the Champion archetype gains the Survivor feature, which lets them recover HP at the start of each turn provided they have more than 0 HP: Survivor At 18th level, ...
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Can a Sorcerer use the Silence spell and the Subtle Spell Metamagic to silently cast the Knock spell?

The knock spell has a verbal spell component and states: [...] When you cast the spell, a loud knock, audible from as far away as 300 feet, emanates from the target object [...] I'm wondering if ...