Questions tagged [firbolg]

For questions about firbolgs, a reclusive race of giant-kin in Dungeons & Dragons. They first appeared as a monster in AD&D 1e, and as a playable race in AD&D2e. Firbolgs have appeared in some form in every edition since AD&D 1e, though their depiction varies widely between editions.

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Can Forest Gnomes secretly converse (like Thieves' Cant) with other Forest Gnomes/Firbolgs/Speak with Animals users via Speak with Small Beasts?

My party has two Forest Gnomes and a Firbolg and they want to use their racial features to secretly communicate. Forest Gnomes have Speak with Small Beasts: Through sound and gestures, you may ...
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Can firbolgs cast their racial Detect Magic spell as a ritual?

Firbolgs get the Firbolg Magic trait (VGtM, p. 107), which lets them cast Detect Magic. Normally, Detect Magic is able to be cast as a ritual. Can this version be cast by a Druid as a ritual, or can ...
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Is there an item or spell to see through the Disguise Self spell?

I'm playing a Firbolg character. The Firbolg's racial Firbolg Magic trait (VGtM, p. 107) allows them to cast disguise self once per short rest. As part of the character's backstory I want someone to ...
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Does a Firbolg’s Hidden Step count as a spell or cantrip?

I am making a Firbolg Druid, and I was wondering if the racial feature Hidden Step (Invisible as a Bonus Action) counts as a Spell or a Cantrip? I can’t find anything that specifically says. I want to ...
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Is there official clarification how firbolg's Hidden Step interacts with delayed damage/save effects?

The playable Firbolg race from Volo's Guide to Monsters has the Hidden Step racial feature (emphasis mine): Hidden Step. As a bonus action, you can magically turn invisible until the start of your ...
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Can firbolgs use both spells from Firbolg Magic in the same day, or just one?

Firbolgs have the Firbolg Magic trait (VGtM, p. 107): You can cast detect magic and disguise self with this trait, using Wisdom as your spell casting ability for them. Once you cast either ...