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What is the spell Vierna uses in Book One of the Legacy of the Drow (pg 150) to create webbing that cannot be cut by any weapon? [closed]

In the legacy of the drow, Drizzt's sister Vierna used a wand to create a web (obviously a create web spell), then she "produced a packet of fine dust, and, beginning a second chang she sprinkled ...
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Where can I find the sidebar with a list of crimes and punishments under Imperial Law?

After seeing this question, asking about whether heretics are always executed when found within the Imperium of Mankind, I remembered reading a sidebar in the form of an in-universe document in one of ...
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What tabletop setting (if any) is this 1980s map from?

My dad found a photo from his college D&D game, and we're wondering what setting this map on the wall might be from. The photo was taken in 1986, and my dad doesn't recall any specific setting ...
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What nation in Eberron uses a crown as its symbol?

The art on pages 12 and 13 of Eberron: Rising from the Last War shows two opposing armies. The army on page 12 is mostly undead with what might be a living officer at the front, which makes me think ...
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What creature wears the skin of its victims?

My GM had us encounter a monster some months ago. We know that it was for sure shadowland tainted because the kami of the river it swam in felt grossed out by the thing's passing and wanted us to ...
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Magic item to grant hands

I can't remember the name or source but I'm looking for a set of magic gloves that were designed to be worn by creatures without hands on the end of appendages that allowed those appendages to ...
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Alolan Legendaries in the Blessed and the Dammed

I suspect that the supplement "The Blessed and the Damned" came out before the Alolan dex was added. However, now that we -do- have stats for these Legendary Pokémon such as the Tapu's, ...
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Looking for a ritual I saw somewhere that can resurrect a kindred after final death

I am looking for a ritual I saw somewhere that can resurrect a kindred after final death. This is what I remember: I am sure it was in one of the Dark Ages books. It wasn't traditional blood magic. ...
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What was this homebrew monster class based on That Damn Crab and other crab memes?

WARNING: The content of this question is potentially disturbing and contains references to animal abuse I remember reading a homebrew class some time ago (within a few years) that has been based on ...
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What was this Giant, Metal Death Monster I remember?

Does anyone remember a giant metal type monster from one of the older versions of D&D? I have a vague memory of some sort of monster that the gods of death might send in to balance out the ...
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Where can I find the details of the Legion of Folded Paper Feat?

I've been tooling around with a Pathfinder 1E campaign of mine, specifically with trying out some templates for potential monster encounters. While I was doing this, I stumbled across the Ofuda ...
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Gift that adds Difficulty

I heard there is a reflexive gift that allows one to pay variable gnosis to add a +2 difficulty per gnosis spent to attacks aimed at the targets mind. Does anyone know of a gift that is like this?
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What school are the Kitsune Scouts?

I was hunting down the materials that contained information about the Kitsune and repeatedly found mentioning that the Kitsune family, both in their time as Clan Fox and as part of the Mantis clan, ...
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Where do the D&D 5e books talk about the social contract?

I feel like there is a sideblock somewhere in one of the 5e books about a social contract of sorts. Does anyone know the book and page number?
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What causes victims to burn from the inside out?

In our campaign, our party was supposed to meet a crew on their ship who were sailing in search of a relic for the king. A psionic in the party used timehop and we ended up on the ship an hour into ...
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What feat/spell/skill lets you know if you're breaking a vow/your god's rules as a free action?

I am building a D&D 3.5e Saint Cloistered Cleric with a Vow of Poverty and Vow of Peace. In the past two weeks, I ran across a character ability (a skill, feat, spell, alternate class feature, ...
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What official D&D 3.5 content has not been present in any book?

I have always prided myself for knowing (at least vaguely enough to be able to google it when needed) every piece of D&D 3.5 official content - but today by a random chance I found something ...
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What type of content is the XGtE Expanded Racial Feats?

This came out of this question when discussing in the comments what is and is not allowed. For some context, David Coffron said in the comments of the above question: [...] Does unofficial, published ...
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What is the spell I remember that delays ability damage?

I swear I could remember a spell in Pathfinder (though possibly in 3rd Ed) which, after being cast on a character, could slow subsequent ability damaging effects by dishing out the full damage over ...
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Where can I find this feat (chain?) that trades dodge AC bonuses for damage reduction?

Long story short I’m in an insanely high powered campaign where stuff still passes my ac at 22 ac more often than not. So while searching for ways to get my ac higher I found this post online that had ...
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Is Tales of Old an official bard ability?

It’s my second time playing D&D and I’m playing a bard this time around, so I’ve been doing some research on the class. I don't have the Player’s Handbook yet, so I do all of my research on ...
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Who is depicted in Dragon Heist's cover?

Who are the characters depicted in the cover of Dragon Heist? I've just started DMing this, and I'm reading through the 1st chapter, but I don't recognize the characters here. The beholder in the ...
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Is there any official hair dagger or spike weapon, using long hair as a whip?

Is there any official (WotC, Dungeon, Dragon, Official websites, etc., ) weapon that is a dagger or spike used in the hair as a whip-style weapon? This shows up as a surprise hidden weapon in some ...
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What is the winged creature on the back of the Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes book?

On the back of the Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes book, there is a small creature with wings: What is this creature? It doesn't match any of the creatures in any of the monster manuals. It kind of looks ...
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Does this “yield your space to an ally” rule my 3.5 group uses appear anywhere in the official rules?

I play D&D 3.5 with a group of folks. One of the rules they use in combat allows Alice, on Alice's turn, to ask Bob to yield his space to Alice. Bob chooses a space to move to, Alice moves into ...
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Which creature is depicted in this Xanathar's Guide illustration of a war mage?

In Xanathar's Guide to Everything on page 59, there is an image of a war mage with some kind of creature on his shoulders. The creature looks vaguely like a Ki-Rin to me, but since Ki-Rins are ...
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Which lightning-riding creature has a gliding speed and electric immunity?

I can't track down a creature I've read about: it has a gliding speed, immunity to electric damage, and when hit by electric damage could teleport to its source. This resulted in its habit of seeking ...
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Which area-of-effect spell is able to drain/repurpose those spells cast in the area?

I remember finding a spell that now eludes me. It affected an area and any time someone in that area tried to cast a spell, the spell failed and the spell level was stored. When enough levels were ...
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Is there a spell that can create a permanent fire?

I'm looking for a spell which a spell caster would cast to permanently light a torch in their home. Or, maybe a hired arcanist would go around town at sundown to light the street lamps until the ...
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What is Wonderstone and are there any references to it pre-1982?

What is Wonderstone? Is there any source indicating that it was created pre-1982? I'm trying to find a reference to wonderstone in D&D pre-1982.
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Is this Multiple Enemies rule a house rule?

I found online a cheat sheet stating the following rule for Multiple Enemies/Swarm: 4 creatures = 1 creature of highest level + 1, minimum +2 damage bonus That is different from the official one ...
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Where is this construct augmentation section I remember?

I've looked through a bunch of books and pdfs and cannot find a very specific section that exists in one of them detailing new types of purchasable/buildable alterations for a construct. ...
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Where is the difference between Acting and Role-Playing described?

I was sure I had read somewhere in the DMG that Role-Playing was something like Following the personality, desires and fears of the character being played, even if they are not (logically) the best ...
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What is the name of this “living planet” creature?

I remember from back when I played 4th edition more, that there exists within the lore some sort of Abberation creature that was described as being "a living planet, from the Far Realm". It's ...
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What is this player style classification method where player types are animals?

A couple of years back I saw a video of a guy who presented a list of different kinds of players as animals. One player type was represented by a lion, another a cow, another an eagle, another a bull, ...
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What feature or ability lets a paladin share Smite Evil with her party?

What is the feat/trait/spell that allows a Paladin to share her smite evil with her party? I cannot find it anywhere.
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Is there a magic weapon special ability that allows you to change a weapon's material and/or damage type?

Years ago, I played under a DM that had several things that he said he had copied out of others books for D&D 3.5. And one of those was a magic weapon special ability that allowed you to change ...
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What is this monster from limbo with a scythe?

I remember a 3.5e monster I read about a few years back, but I can't remember its name or what book I got it from. It was in a printed 3.5e book. Here's what I remember: Native to the plane of limbo ...
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Has the floating city on the back of the Dungeon Master Guide ever been positively and officially identified?

Please provide a reference. I'm not looking for opinions based on what or where it appears to be, nor guesses based on clues in the picture.
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Is there another +1 Charisma feat for a half-elf warlock who doesn’t want to be a “face”?

My half-elf warlock has 16 Charisma, and I’m considering taking the Elven Accuracy feat (XGtE, p. 74), which would boost his Charisma to 17. Since I definitely want 20 Charisma eventually, a +2 Cha ...
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Is there a ritual or spell to cleanse an area?

I know that plant growth can enrich an area, but can anyone think of a spell or ritual that will let you cleanse an area? I'm thinking things like an area is diseased, or there's some kind of poison, ...
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What are the “unique magic abilities” that draconians get instead of a breath weapon?

I like dragonborn, but I don’t really like the breath weapon that much. You can’t use it very often, and it doesn’t seem to scale very well at all, so it’s hard to imagine it having much relevance to ...
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What are some fungus or rot-based spells? [closed]

I'm homebrewing a sort of rot druid for a campaign, and need some help finding spells that fit the motif.
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Streetwise substituting Arcana, History and Religion?

I have recently run into a conundrum. Recently we have started playing DnD4e. While researching and building our PCs I stumbled upon a modifier that allowed me to substitute a Streetwise check for a ...
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What spell lets you break an item to return home?

I thought there was a Pathfinder spell that teleported the target safely “home” upon breaking an item and saying a command word. The spell caster must prepare the item with the spell in advance. The ...
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What is this longsword that turns into a high-crit chain- or whip-like weapon that I remember?

A while back I remember coming across a weapon from a 3rd party publishing RPG group for D&D that listed a weapon called either a Chain-blade or a Whip-blade, I don't really remember off hand. The ...
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Feats that modify readied actions

I remember a set of feats that expanded what you could do with readied actions. I believe it was two or three feats that let you ready general actions like a move or full round with no trigger to ...
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Feat that allows you to convert power points to spell slots?

I'm trying to remember the name of a feat that allows you to convert power points to spell slots and vice versa
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What is this early D&D or AD&D image of a rogue-type leaping into two-weapon combat? [closed]

I am looking for an image that I remember from early D&D or AD&D artist of a roguish-type human (maybe a Halfling) jumping into combat with two weapons in hand. It could have been from a ...
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Looking for an anti-drow “thundering” warhammer

Many years ago, our group played a module that was, I believe, either 3e or 3.5e Dungeons & Dragons that contained a warhammer. Whenever this warhammer was in the presence of drow, the wielder ...