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For questions about the eladrin, a branch of elves originally from 4th edition D&D with strong ties to faeries and their magic, loosely analogous to high elves in other systems/settings. They were also published as a playable elf subrace in D&D 5th edition.

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Is it possible to replicate the season change eladrin have in 5e without the actual mechanical differences in 3.5?

I'm going to be in a game set in 3.5e, and I really liked the aspect of having basically a completely different personality every time I finish trance, but in 3.5e, eladrin don't do that. Is it ...
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Can the Hold Person spell target an Eladrin NPC?

In D&D 5th edition, can the Hold Person spell affect an Eladrin NPC? The Hold Person spell specifically targets "humanoids". Meanwhile, the (NPC/monster) stat blocks for Eladrin say that ...
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How do the different seasons work for Eladrin?

In Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes, the Eladrin race has Winter, Summer, Spring, and Fall seasons. I know it affects the Fey Step, but how? Also, could you make an eladrin without choosing a season?
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What happened to Eladrin? Did something make them unavailable to play?

I made an Eladrin Ranger and the DM wouldn't allow it. I'm confused. Did something happen to Eladrin? I'm wondering because none of my three gaming groups' DMs would allow my character. They just ...
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Are eladrin celestial or fey?

This question was sparked by looking into the lore about eladrin after reading the comments under this question. According to this wiki page, Celestial eladrin [...] were fey celestials native ...
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Are all Eladrin CR 10?

With the release of Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes we get more information about the Eladrin and race options. The Eladrin listed are CR 10. For someone who knows very little about Feywild lore, are ...
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Can you use Fey-Step (Eladrin) while in Wild Shape?

I've created a Eladrin Druid (using Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes) for a new campaign. However, we've hit one little snag. Eladrin have the Fey Step racial trait built into their kit. Druids have their ...
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Is the eladrin missing racial features?

According to "Unearthed Arcana: Eladrin & Gith", the playable race eladrin doesn't have the racial features Trance and Fey Ancestry like elves do. I can understand this choice from a game balance ...
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Playing a Firre Eladrin as a PC?

The Firre Eladrin is in the Book of Exalted Deeds, page 169. If someone wanted to make a character of this race, how would it work? Is there any way to reduce the +10 LA to something more realistic?
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Eladrin population centers in Nerath/Nentir Vale?

Looking for something to reference in a character background. PHB says some of their cities fade in and out of 'this world' on a daily cycle. Ideally somewhere feasibly accessible to Nentir Vale, but ...
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Can eladrin be affected by the 'sleep' spell?

As eladrin/drow have the "trance" ability, making them not need to sleep to rest, but instead enter a meditative state, are they affected by any kind of spell that induces sleep?
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