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For questions about Ravnica, a campaign setting for Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition, based on the corresponding plane in the Magic: The Gathering card game. The setting was formally introduced to D&D with the 2018 release of the Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica book. The main planet on the plane of Ravnica is covered in a large city of the same name. Its ten guilds are the foundation of power there; each has its own identity, function, and subculture.

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Obzedat Ghost summoning ability

Going to run some undead for a boss fight, and while I was looking through some potential bosses I found the Obzedat Ghost. They seemed pretty interesting, in particular this ability: Convene the ...
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How does the Magic Initiate feat interact with the guild spells from the Ravnica backgrounds?

I was creating a character for a Ravnica setting when I came up with a variant human fighter for the Golgari with the Magic Initiate (Warlock) feat. When selecting my spells, I wanted to take Entangle ...
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Can the Encode Thoughts cantrip be acquired outside of the Dimir Operative background?

The encode thoughts cantrip is normally only available to characters with the Dimir Operative background, via the Dimir Guild Spells added to the character's spell list (GGtR, p. 46-47). Is encode ...
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Is it possible to travel to Ravnica from Toril?

Does Ravnica exist in the same universe as Toril? Is it possible to visit it with a Gate spell, for example? Or maybe it is in the very different universe?
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Why would a member of the Gruul Clans be kicked out? [closed]

I'm working on a plot hook to start a new campaign. Originally we were going to do the Ravnica adventure, so my PCs chose a guild... but since we are all new to D&D I decided it would be best to ...
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What is the Guild Die for?

I was gifted a set of Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica Dice, and, upon opening, I encountered the “guild die” (see the picture below). I’m a bit confused about what its purpose is. Could someone please ...
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Does a Boros Skyknight have to mount their Skyjek Roc, or can it act independently?

In Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica, after a Boros Legionnaire is level 5 and has renown of at least 5, the player can become a skyknight (p. 43). The text states: Skyknights mounted on Skyjek rocs ...
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Is a multi-guild party manageable?

I'm trying to write a campaign in D&D 5e, using the Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica in order to appeal to my players. (They really love MTG, and the VTM-y feel of the book.) Sadly, they don't want ...
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What is the world of Ravnica like, outside the Tenth District?

Ravnica is an ecumenopolis: a world-wide city. The biggest map in Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica shows only the 10th district. Its diameter is around 10 miles, which makes it as large as Amsterdam. ...
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