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For questions about multiclassing, the practice of advancing more than one character class on a single character either simultaneously or serially.

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Can a Bladesinger/Echo Knight MC cast attack cantrips through his Echo from his echo's location?

Extra Attack 6th-level Bladesinging feature You can attack twice, instead of once, whenever you take the Attack action on your turn. Moreover, you can cast one of your cantrips in place of one of ...
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Which spellcasting ability is used when a multiclass character casts a spell through Mizzium Apparatus?

Let's say we have a character with this build: Cleric 1/Druid 1/Warlock 1/Wizard X, and it has a Mizzium Apparatus. Mizzium Apparatus reads (emphasis mine): You can attempt to cast a spell that you ...
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Can a multiclassed wizard add spells of a higher level than they can transcribe to their book upon level up?

My friend has a multi-classed wizard 5, sorcerer 4. They recently took their 5th level in wizard, and took Steel Wind Strike (5th level) as one of the two spells they can add to their spellbook upon ...
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Does the Busker archetype negate the Exemplar archetype?

The Busker archetype for Bard alters bardic performance and says “Buskers do not gain the bardic performance ability or any of its performance types.” How, if at all does this interact with the ...
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Warlock multiclassing into a spellcasting class - how to shift my level 1 spell over to my new class?

As a high-level Warlock whose spell slots are 5th level I can have Warlock spells up to 5th level. But there are one or two 1st level spells that, while they don't scale with spell slot level, are so ...
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Does Effective Level Stack with Actual Level?

I am building a level 7 Exemplar Brawler/level 2 Dirge Bard. Exemplar gets Inspiring Prowess, which is effectively inspire courage with its effective Bard level equal to Brawler level -2. Since I have ...
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Can a multiclassed artificer/rogue use Sneak Attack with spells that use a ranged weapon as a spellcasting focus?

So, according to a tweet by Jeremy Crawford, it is possible to Sneak Attack with a magic stone when using a sling, even though it is a ranged spell attack. That got me thinking: if an artificer imbues ...
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BBEG Ideas for my campaign? [closed]

So I'm planning on starting my own campaign for the first time. I have the story planned out and what the BBEG's motives will be. However I want to have him be a combination of classes, and I was ...
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How does learning spells work when multiclassing out of Warlock? [duplicate]

I am trying to prepare a Warlock/Bard multiclass in DnD 5e (starting at Warlock and multiclassing into Bard) and am a bit tied up on the specifics of learning Bard spells. As a 6th level Warlock ...
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Which Ability do you use for multiclass casters sharing spells? [duplicate]

Which Ability do you use for multiclass casters sharing spells? Ex: Artificer (Int) Sorcerer (Cha) share the Catapult spell What ability do you use when casting it for the attack roll and save DC?
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Can an Astral Self Monk/Stars Druid apply the dragon starry form to grapples? [duplicate]

Arms of the Astral Self While the spectral arms are present, you gain the following benefits: You can use your Wisdom modifier in place of your Strength modifier when making Strength checks and ...
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Is it possible for a character to "multi-subclass"? [duplicate]

I've been playing D&D 5E for a few sessions now, and I was wondering if a character can select two (or more) different sub-classes by multi-classing in it's own class. If so, do I have to "re-...
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Can some Tools be used as a Druidic focus?

While I was thinking about multiclassing Druid with Artificer, I wonder how broad the definition of Druidic Focus is. Might this definition cover some Tools to use the same focus for both Druid and ...
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Does Amulet of the Devout give bonuses to spells that aren't paladin or sorcerer spells?

The Amulet of the Devout requires attunement by a Cleric or Paladin, and provides the following benefit: This amulet bears the symbol of a deity inlaid with precious stones or metals. While you wear ...
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Does a Druid's Wild Shape allow extra attacks from Barbarians Beast Totem Rage Power?

The Barbarian's Rage Power Lesser Beast Totem adds two claw attacks: While raging, the barbarian gains two claw attacks. These attacks are considered primary attacks and are made at the barbarian’s ...
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How would losing their spell book affect an NPC wizard-sorcerer multiclass?

I’m currently DMing a long-running campaign and trying to plan a small quest to save their wizard NPC friend from an evil-wizard’s abandoned lab. My initial thought was to have him lose his spell book ...
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Can a multiclassed character have spell slots that they cannot prepare spells for? [duplicate]

I am currently playing in a 5e game as a multiclassed Arcane Trickster 10 / Alchemist 3. According to the Artificer multiclassing rules(TCE pg. 10) and the general multiclassing rules(PHB pgs. 164 and ...
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Can a multiclass Artificer use Alchemical Savant on spell learned through the other class(es)?

The description for Alchemical Savant say: You've developed masterful command of magical chemicals, enhancing the healing and damage you create through them. Whenever you cast a spell using your ...
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Multiclass - spellcasting prerequisite on feat

I have a multiclass Rogue (Inquisitive) 11 / Wizard (Diviner) 2. I'd like to take a feat instead of an ASI on my Rogue level 12, but the feat has spellcasting as a prerequisite. So my question is ...
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Wizard/Arcane Trickster learning 2nd level spells [duplicate]

I am a 3rd level Rogue/Arcane Trickster considering multiclassing into a Wizard. I understand, however, that this may cause some issues with my higher level spells and just want to make sure I don't ...
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Can I use Booming Blade and Sneak Attack, and then use Disengage (if the first attack hit) or Two-Weapon Fighting (if it missed) on the same turn?

I am building a rogue-warlock multiclass in D&D 5e. I get advantage using my familiar's Help action. And because it is near me, I can use Sneak Attack as well. I am thinking about using booming ...
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What damage-dealing personal "Aura" powers (class features, racial traits, spells, etc.) exist?

I am making a character whose concept is that if you get within 5/10/15 feet of him, his aura hits you and you take damage. It only needs to work once per long rest though more is obviously better. ...
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Does multi-classing provides weapon proficiency of the guest class?

As a Wizard, multi-classing into Fighter (through Multi-class Feat), would the Fighter multi-class provide the weapon proficiencies that the Fighter otherwise gains from its class? I found no evidence ...
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How to calculate Power Point total for multi-calss manifesters?

I'm currently playing an Aegis Lv6 and want to dip a few levels in Vitalist to aid my party cleric...mostly out of combat. I have an Int 18 and Wis 16. According Ability Modifiers and Bonus Power ...
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How does a Ranger/Fighter multiclass having Extra Attack (2) interact with their Beastmaster companion?

At levels 5, 11, and 20, the Fighter Class gains extra attacks. Can I dedicate a number of attacks to my companion(s) if I had them use one of my attacks? Example: At level 11 Fighter and Level 5 ...
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Hunter's Aim for Alchemist

Is there any way to take the Hunter's Aim Ranger feat on or before level 2 with an Alchemist? With the usual route (Ranger Dedication then Basic Hunter's Trick) you have to wait until level 4. reason:...
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When would it be most effective to multiclass into warlock as a 3rd level swashbuckler rogue?

I am currently playing a level three Satyr Swashbuckler Rogue with the Sailor (Pirate) Background. I want to multiclass into Warlock, but I still want to be at least okay in combat with my mostly min-...
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Does a Monk gain benefits from taking a level in Fighter and choosing Unarmed Fighting from Tasha's?

The Unarmed Fighting style from Tasha's states: Your unarmed strikes can deal bludgeoning damage equal to 1d6 + your Strength modifier. If you strike with two free hands, the d6 becomes a d8. When ...
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Can a character that has multiclassed as a War Domain Cleric and Blade Pact Warlock attack 3 times in a round?

In DnD 5e a 1st level a War Domain cleric gets "bolts of inspiration" that allow an extra attack as a bonus action. This ability can only be used a limited number of times per long rest. At ...
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How can multiclassing improve my lvl 9 Paladin (Oath of Vengeance)

Situation I am a beginner D&D5e player (1y), playing an Oath of Vengeance paladin, thinking on multiclassing, playing with a fairly unoptimal and small group (w/ 2 wizard). The world where we are ...
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If I have the fighter's Extra Attack feature and the warlock's Thirsting Blade eldritch invocation, how many attacks can I make?

I am playing a half-orc fighter level 7 and warlock level 3. When I gain a warlock class level, I will gain an Eldritch Invocation, and I will pick Thirsting Blade. How many attacks can I make, since ...
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Is this Artificer / Armorer variant balanced enough? [closed]

I am playing a casual campaign with some friends. The DM is a friend of mine who is new to DMing but is well versed in the game, whereas I am just starting out. After a session or two into the ...
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What's the initiator level of a Paladin (7)/Crusader(2)?

The question is pretty simple. Multiclass characters get half their non-martial adept levels + full martial adept levels for initiator level. However, what happens when the level is odd? Do you round ...
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Question regarding Pact magic with multiclassing and a class specific bonus

I play a 6 bard/ 4 warlock multiclass. My character recently obtained a rhythm makers drum +3, giving a +3 bonus to my bard spells' DC and rolls. I am curious if I were to cast a spell I had taken on ...
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Multiclassing with artificer/sorcerer? [duplicate]

I am playing a level 13 sorcerer and take 1 level in artificer, how does that affect my spells known and spell slots of each class?
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Can Kensai Improve a Soulbow's weapon?

I am preparing to DM a D&D 3.5e game. One of my players is trying to go Soulbow into Kensai. Can Kensai actually enhance the Soulbow's weapon? I am not sure if it can do that, as it is just an ...
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Can one class' feature help another class qualify for a feature?

It's best to just give an example for this: Let's say I have levels in a rogue archetype that gives up Evasion, but I take a two level dip into monk to get Evasion. Would I qualify for the Improved ...
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Which class gives most new magical powers for 1 level dip

Background: I have a bard, who is a bit lacking in low level spell selection, so I've been looking into multiclassing to get some more. Stats (you can give +2 ASI for the benefit of multiclassing): ...
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Do Cantrips stack when you multiclass Spellcasting class of the same casting type (Wizard, Edlrich Knight, Arcane Trickster)? [duplicate]

Do Cantrips stack when you multiclass Spellcasting class of the same casting type (Wizard, Edlrich Knight, Arcane Trickster)? Ex: Lv 10 Arcane Trickster has 4 cantrips & Lv 10 Wizard has 5. Does ...
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Are Arcane Tricksters still limited to Enchantment/Illusion spell schools when multiclassing with a Wizard at higher levels?

Please help me with Arcane Trickster Wizard multiclass spell options? I have a Rogue-Arcane Trickster Lvl 10, Wizard-Bladesinger Lvl 6. I understand they use the other spell slot chart in the ...
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Can Arcane Trickster/Wizard use their Arcane Trickster's Spell Slots to cast Wizards spells that are not Enchantments or Illusions? [duplicate]

Can multiclass Arcane Trickster/Wizard use their Arcane Trickster's Spell Slots to cast Wizards spells they know that are not Enchantments or Illusions?
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If a fighter multiclasses into sorcerer, when they cast spells do they also replace material components with somatic?

From the Sorcerer class page, Because you're a sorcerer, you can usually replace material components with somatic components, so you don't need to use a material component pouch. I interpret this to ...
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Spell Scroll Limits With Multiclassing

I have a druid with the ability to cast level 5 spells. If I multi-class this druid to be a level 1 cleric, In theory, I should be able to read and use any cleric scrolls. But in the DMG (page 200) it ...
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Will multiclassing my warlock into bard with bardic inspiration give me an effective way to use my bonus action in battle?

In a party with a level 3 Warlock Tiefling - The Fiend (Pact of the Tome). We are noticing that the party members benefit more from bonus actions than the Warlock. Since that member is the only caster ...
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How is the Soul Knife Rogue's Bonus action attack affected by a multiclass with Monk?

The Soul Knife Rogue has a feature called Psychic Blades, which includes this ability: After you attack with the blade, you can make a melee or ranged weapon attack with a second psychic blade as a ...
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Can warlock spell slots be used to cast above warlock casting level when multiclassing? [duplicate]

One of my players is considering multiclassing warlock/cleric. I have not played warlocks or had other players use them so I am looking into the casting mechanics. After looking at other threads I ...
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Can a Sorcerer multiclass use Metamagic on a Ritual Casting?

I have a character who multiclassed from a Sorcerer into a Druid. She has the Subtle Spell metamagic, and has prepared the Purify Food and Drink spell via her druid spellcasting feature - this spell ...
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How does the altered Extra Attack feature of the Bladesinger (Tasha's Cauldron version) interact with Fighter's additional Extra Attacks?

As an example, a level 6+ bladesinger wizard/11+ fighter character takes the Attack action. Are they able to use a cantrip? How many attacks do they get?
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Can you Invoke a Rune during a Rage?

Can a Barbarian/Fighter (Rune Knight) multiclasser invoke a rune (for example the Fire Rune) while raging? I don't see anything to suggest otherwise, since invoking a rune is not casting a spell and ...
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Can an 8th level Monk/Barbarian (Path of the beast) really make 5 attacks per turn?

In Tasha‘s Cauldron of Everything, WotC released a new Primal Path for the babarian, the "Path of the Beast" which has the following rage feature: Until the rage ends, you manifest a ...

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