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D&D Beyond, the official Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition digital sourcebook developed by Curse for Wizards of the Coast.

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Do all Half-Elf subraces forgo the Skill Versatility feature?

On D&D Beyond, the Half-Elf page has this structure, and roughly the following content: Half-Elf variants (saying that some variants forego Skill Versatility) Half-Elf traits (showing all ...
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What's the difference among Feral Tiefling, Variant Tiefling, and Variant Feral Tiefling on D&D Beyond?

In the D&D Beyond marketplace for Sword Coast Adventurers Guide, there is a Feral Tiefling race for purchase, but there are separate Variant Tiefling and Variant Feral Tiefling subraces for ...
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Is there a way to reference between printed 5e page numbers and equivalent D&D Beyond content that doesn't suck?

I'm currently playing in a 5e campaign hosted on D& Beyond by a DM who owns nearly all of the material published so far for the game. This is great! The material is accessible, well-organized, ...
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Is the Boomerang found on Dndbeyond.com an official weapon?

I found the boomerang while designing a character (with homebrew not selected during character generation.) Is this a homebrew weapon or is it an official piece of equipment?
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WotC Pre-rolled Level 1 Bard Character - Can't get it right in D&D Beyond

I'm trying to build the nifty 5E Half-elf Bard in D&D Beyond as shared on WotC's set of pregen character sheets. However, I just can't seem to get the ability score values and the skill values to ...
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How “Official” is the Blood Hunter class?

I saw a question recently about the Blood Hunter class, which confused me because the D&D Beyond page for it is very visually distinct from pages for Homebrew, but everything I've seen indicates ...
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Do my Aarakocra's Talons really have a 150ft reach?

So, I just made an Aarakocra character in D&D Beyond, and the Unarmed Strike has a reach of 5 ft, but the Talons racial trait attack has a reach of 150 ft for some reason. Is this correct, or is ...
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Why does D&D Beyond use 'GM' in magic item descriptions but the print DMG uses 'DM'?

I was making a printout from dndbeyond.com for a magic item that I'm hoping to give out in the next session, and noticed something that I found a little odd. For the item Wand of Wonder (dndbeyond ...
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Does this Zombie Swarm Homebrew require a grapple check?

This homebrew Zombie Swarm found on dndbeyond.com has the following action: Grab. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 14 (4d6) bludgeoning damage, and the target is ...
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How to add only attack bonus to a homebrew magic weapon in D&D Beyond?

What Modifier and Modifier subtype can I use to give a weapon a +1 just to the attack/to-hit value in D&D Beyond? I don't want it to be +1 to-hit and +1 to damage, I just want the +1 to-hit. I ...
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What is the origin and meaning of D&D Beyond's spell school symbols?

Browsing the D&D Beyond spell list it is clear that each spell has an associated symbol related to the spell's school: $$\require{HTML} \newcommand{\schsym}[2][]{ \style{ display: inline-...
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Is D&D Beyond an official rules source?

At least once, I have encountered comments on answers suggesting that D&D Beyond is not official. It is also not listed in Where do I find the “official” rules for D&D 5e? (it was asked and ...
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Is D&D Beyond's full name “Dungeons & Dragons Beyond”?

Is the full or official name of D&D Beyond "Dungeons & Dragons Beyond"?
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What kind of license or ownership does uploading content to D&D Beyond grant WOTC?

I remember when DM's Guild first came out there were some concerns regarding the licensing terms you agree to when uploading homebrew content. At first it seemed like you granted ownership of your IP ...