Questions tagged [tiefling]

For questions about tieflings, a race found in several editions of D&D that represents humans with an inherited devilish taint. They often have some combination of horns, tails, and reddish skin.

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What's the difference between a Tiefling and a Cambion?

I always thought that Cambions (only considering Infernal Cambions here for simplicity) were half devils, whereas Tieflings were more distantly related to devils. From the PHB, pg. 42: Tieflings ...
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Is the flight that a variant Tiefling (SCAG) has game breaking?

A Tiefling variant (SCAG) gains flight at 1st level. Is this game breaking? What kind of problems could this produce? I know that Fly is a 3rd level spell usually granted at 5th level, and draconic-...
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Can Tieflings derive from stock other than human?

According to the 5e PHB: "Tieflings are derived from human bloodlines, and in the broadest possible sense, they still look human. However, their infernal heritage has left a clear imprint on their ...
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Can a Tiefling self-mutilate to remove their horns/tail, and if so, does it do damage?

I'm wondering if removing horns and tail is possible for a Tiefling, and if so, if it causes damage and/or permanent hit point loss. I am also wondering if said horns and tail grow back in time. The ...
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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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Can a tiefling barbarian cast Hellish Rebuke while raging?

So, we have a Tiefling Barbarian in our campaign, who just gained access to Hellish Rebuke as a racial spell. The spell states that you point at a target that has attacked you, and they catch fire. ...
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When a racial trait grants me use of a spell, does it have to also become a spell I know?

Infernal Legacy. You know the thaumaturgy cantrip. Once you reach 3rd level, you can cast the hellish rebuke spell once per day as a 2nd-level spell. Once your reach 5th level, you can also cast the ...
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Do I add my Proficiency Bonus to the Spell Save DC of a Tiefling's Hellish Rebuke?

The Infernal Legacy racial trait grants a Tiefling the ability to cast Hellish Rebuke as a 2nd level spell and the Handbook says that you use Charisma for the spellcasting ability of these spells. So ...
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Status of Tieflings with the worldwound defenders?

With the worldwound defenders fighting against demons and corrupted members of their own ranks, I'm wondering how tieflings fit in. The only adventures I got from that area have tieflings as enemies. ...
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How does the Half-Orc/Tiefling Favored Class Option for the Inquisitor interact with the Stern Gaze class feature?

First, the relevant rule excerpts. Favored Class Options Some of these alternate class rewards only add +1/2, +1/3, +1/4, or +1/6 on a roll (rather than +1) each time the reward is selected. When ...