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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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How does the Sorcerer's Careful Spell Metamagic interact with the Earthquake spell?

The earthquake spell is a bit unusual in that it calls for two saving throws: [...] Each creature on the ground that is concentrating must make a Constitution saving throw. On a failed save, the ...
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Are there any rules outside of Chapter 7 of the DMG which prompt the DM to give a player an Epic Boon or Supernatural Gift?

The Aberrant Dragonmark feat from Ebberon, Wayfinder’s Guide to Eberron and in Eberron: Rising from the Last War says: At the DM's option, a character who has the Aberrant Dragonmark feat has a ...
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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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Is this sword-catching feat for monks balanced against other feats?

I'm a big fan of the Monk class, as a lover of martial arts, martial arts films, and the spectacular stunts the class seems to enable. Still, however, I see too often the class be played like a quick-...
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Is it balanced to offer these ranger features as a feat?

What is the aim of my suggestion? I do not like the ranger from the PHB and find it problematic that the UA revised ranger does not work with subclasses other than the ones from the UA. This has led ...
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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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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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How balanced is the UA Draconic Options Nathair's Mischief?

Nathair's Mischief is a spell from the relatively new UA Draconic Options, p 6. How balanced is it in its current iteration when compared to similar options published in non-playtest material and does ...
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Can monsters use lair actions on targets they cannot see?

My previous experience with Lair Actions has been when the party fought Strahd (a vampire lord in Curse of Strahd) and Arauthator (an adult white dragon in Rise of Tiamat). Both of these creatures ...
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What Regional effects are present in the Tomb of Diderius (Rise of Tiamat)?

In Episode 3 of Rise of Tiamat, the players enter the Tomb of Diderius. Diderius has become a and as such his lair (the Tomb) should show this legendary monster's Regional Effects (enumerations and ...
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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, ...
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Specialized Blaster Caster: Is this homebrewed Elemental Soul Sorcerous Origin balanced compared to other official Sorcerous Origins?

It's been a fantasy of mine to play as a specialized blaster caster, one that deals the same type of (typically elemental) damage effectively and consistently. Think of popular pyromancers like Col. ...