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For questions about Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition, an RPG published in 2014 by Wizards of the Coast. D&D 5e is a heroic fantasy RPG inspired by the mechanics and settings of all previous D&D editions. It was previously code-named D&D Next during the playtest period.

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What is the status of the nation of Chondath in the Forgotten Realms of 5th Edition D&D?

The 4th Edition Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide indicates that Chondath was among the lands "most changed by the Spellplague" (p. 50), inasmuch as the entire nation was "obliterated&...
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Are this “Aberrant Psychic” class and its “Mind Warper” subclass balanced?

I recently created a class based off of the Far Realm and somewhat-psion like powers. They are similar to druids and clerics, having a 1d8 hit die, full spellcasting, and a more utility-focused class (...
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How does the ranger's DPR stack up against other martial classes?

Early dissatisfaction with the ranger led to many attempts at revision. A widespread belief that the class was underpowered often met with the counterclaim that of the original two subclasses, one (...
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Where and How are the legendary characters during Rime of the Frostmaiden?

I'm DMing ROTF for players that have a very deep knowledge of the lore of the Forgotten Realms, it doesn't bother me at all, but I would like at least to be prepared enough anyway to properly address ...
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What events are depicted in these frescos from the “Shield of the Hidden Lord” DMsGuild module (which expands on the Descent into Avernus adventure)?

There is an unofficial module on DMsGuild named "Shield of the Hidden Lord" by M.T. Black - who is one of the writers on the official adventure Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus, so I ...
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In the current adventures for the campaign settings, is there a mission about carrying out an Assassination?

In the current adventures for the campaign settings, is there a mission about carrying out an Assassination? Hi there, I am looking for an Assassination storyline for the party and wonder if there is ...
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Are this “Aberrant Psychic” class and its “Life Drainer” subclass balanced?

I recently created a class based off of the Far Realm and somewhat-psion like powers. They are similar to druids and clerics, having a 1d8 hit die, full spellcasting, and a more utility-focused class (...
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Which year in Dale Reckoning did Elturel fall?

According to Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus, the Companion was summoned in 1444 DR, the Era of Upheaval. In the relevant contract, it said that Elturel was doomed after 50 years from then. That ...
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How can solo Crusher Swarmkeeper best leverage forced movement?

The Swarmkeeper¹ Ranger’s Gathering Swarm¹ feature applies one of three effects to one attack each round, one of which is forcing the target of the attack to move 15 feet if they fail a Strength save. ...
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How much HP is healed by a Life Transference cast by an Abjuration Wizard who has an Arcane Ward up? And can the damage it causes be taken by another?

Life Transference was introduced in Xanathar's Guide to Everything (Page 160) and allows a caster to take necrotic damage to heal another for double the damage taken. Unique in being the only healing ...
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Are this “Aberrant Psychic” class and its “Mind Defense” subclass balanced

I recently created a class based off of the Far Realm and somewhat-psion like powers. They are similar to druids and clerics, having a 1d8 hit die, full spellcasting, and a more utility-focused class (...
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Best DPR using the Horizon Walker's teleporting feature?

I am hoping to play a 15th level character in my new campaign. We are starting from that level and progressing from there. What is the best combination of my levels, ASI, feats, magic items, etc, ...