Questions tagged [warforged]

For questions about warforged, a race of sentient free-willed constructs found in several versions of Dungeons & Dragons, originally & primarily (but not exclusively) in the Eberron setting.

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Can a warforged artificer armorer doff their Arcane Armor as an action or do they still need an hour to remove it? [duplicate]

A druid cast Heat Metal on the Arcane Armor worn by a warforged artificer armorer, who wanted to use an action to doff the red-hot Arcane Armor. The DM pointed out that a warforged needs an hour to ...
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Is it possible for a warforged to make a magical weapon into their integrated weapon?

Is it possible for a warforged to make a magical weapon into their integrated weapon? I wanted to make a ruidium weapon (Critical Role: Call of the Netherdeep, p. 216) my integrated weapon, but I don'...
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Do Warforged have disadvantage on the Con save against the Shatter spell?

Do warforged have disadvantage on the Con save against the shatter spell? As stated in the description of the shatter spell (emphasis mine): A sudden loud ringing noise, painfully intense, erupts ...
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Do Warforged have lungs for the purpose of them being replaced by Ventilating Lungs? (and then reappearing afterwards)

Full disclosure, this is a silly question. You may elect not to take it seriously. Warforged have the following traits worth of note: You have advantage on saving throws against being poisoned, and ...
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Can a Warforged's Integrated Protection feature be bypassed by some magical means?

DM is saying that the armor my Warforged is "wearing" can be removed using magic spells. My question is, what spells would remove armor and would they remove the armor on a warforged with ...
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Could the souls of Warforged be Quori?

I'm trying to develop a 5th edition D&D campaign set in Eberron. I know that the cause of the day of Mourning is open to interpretation, but I would like to relate the cause to the Dreaming Dark. ...
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Does Circle of the Forged increase the Wildshape AC by 2 or 3?

The druid's Wild Shape feature in D&D 5e says: You retain the benefit of any features from your class, race, or other source and can use them if the new form is physically capable of doing so. ...
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Does the updated Integrated Protection feature of the Warforged mean that they count as "wearing" armor when using armor?

The updated Warforged's Integrated Protection trait, as detailed in Eberron: Rising from the Last War (p. 36), now states: Your body has built-in defensive layers, which can be enhanced with armor. [...
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Does the envoy warforged's Ability Score Increase trait give you a +1 to Con and +1 to two other ability scores? Or just +1 to two ability scores?

Does the envoy warforged (from UA: Eberron Races) get a +1 to Con and +1 to two other ability scores (e.g. Dex and Wis)? Or only +1 to two ability scores total (e.g. Dex and Wis, or Dex and Con)?
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Can Warforged be targeted by the Clone spell?

The clone spell's components include, among other things (PHB, p. 222): at least 1 cubic inch of flesh of the creature that is to be cloned However, warforged do not have flesh as other humanoids do ...
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Can Warforged doff Cast-Off Armor in a single action?

Xanathar's Guide to Everything includes this fun magical armor variant, Cast-Off Armor, which can be doffed in a single action (see XGE p136): You can doff this armor as an action. This is generally ...
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Does the +1 AC bonus from the Warforged racial trait Integrated Protection and the Forge Domain cleric's Blessings of the Forge stack?

The Warforged race (from Eberron: Rising from the Last War, p. 36) has a racial feature called Integrated Protection, which among other things, grants the following: You gain a +1 bonus to Armor ...
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Why is my warforged Forge Domain cleric starting with too much HP?

I created a Warforged Cleric of the Forge Domain using the official D&D Beyond tool. It came out with 15 HP at level 1. Where did the extra 4 HP come from? I have a Constitution score of 17 (a +3 ...
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Does a Warforged receive all the benefits of a long rest while wearing armor?

In Eberron: Rising From The Last War (p. 36), the Warforged's Integrated Protection trait states that you can take a rest while donning or doffing armor. The Sentry's Rest trait also states that you ...
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What are the features of a Dragonborn Warforged and why is it considered overpowered?

On more than one occasion, I've seen the (RAW-legal) option of stacking the Warforged race with the Dragonborn subtype listed as being very overpowered. It's clear to me that going down this path has ...
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Can a changeling imitate/impersonate a warforged?

Can a changeling mechanically imitate/impersonate a warforged successfully/convincingly (presumably the changeling could add armor and the like to his/her "costume" appearance to help with the ...
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In Eberron: Rising from the Last War, can warforged become exhausted if they decide not to take a long rest?

In Eberron: Rising from the Last War (p. 36), the warforged's Constructed Resilience trait includes the following benefit: You don’t need to sleep, and magic can’t put you to sleep. The Sentry's ...
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Can one wear another creature's skin as a disguise?

I want to create a character that can wear the skin of his victims to infiltrate their ranks. Optimally this would be a robot - a warforged-type character. Is there a way I can go about this using pre-...
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What is the AC of a Warforged Druid when Wild Shaped?

When a Warforged Druid uses Wild Shape, how is its Armor Class determined? Will the AC be based on the Warforged's Integrated Protection trait (E:RftLW, p. 36; WGtE, p. 70), or the animal's natural ...
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Are Warforged required to eat and drink?

Do Warforged (from Eberron) need to eat and drink to survive like Humans/elves/dwarves/etc.? If not, what daily maintenance and sustenance do they require? How were Warforged maintained during the ...
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Which nations did the Warforged fight for in the Last War on Eberron?

I'm currently creating a Warforged character for a one-shot, so I need to decide who he/she/it fought for in the Last War (Warforged were created as weapons, so each of them must have fought for or at ...
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Does a Warforged take half damage to all attacks?

Does a Warforged take half damage to all attacks? I got hit with a fireball today in my campaign and took all the damage, but I'm not sure if I was supposed to take half damage or not.
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If a UA warforged envoy's integrated vehicle is damaged, does it regain hit points when its warforged host takes a long rest?

Let’s say the following were to happen: A UA warforged envoy has an integrated longship. Their party is traveling along, when suddenly enemy pirates attack! The party emerges victorious, but the ...
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Can a UA warforged envoy have an integrated airship?

We know that Warforged envoys can have a vehicle as their integrated tool. I had assumed that this had to be a land or water vehicle. However, the D&D beyond character generator lists “Vehicles (...
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Does a UA envoy warforged have to choose a specific vehicle?

According to the accepted answer that was written by Dinomaster to this question, the envoy warforged from Unearthed Arcana: Eberron Races can choose a vehicle for their integrated tool. However, on ...
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Does the Warforged's Heavy Plating AC calculation have a minimum required Strength score?

I want to play a warforged fighter/wizard, and I was wondering because of the confusing armor explanation for warforged. Do I have to have a strength of 15 or 13 for the Heavy Plating, since heavy ...
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Are Warforged affected by a troglodyte's Stench or other poison-based effects?

In the Warforged's description, it states that they don't need to breathe. So one of my players told me he would shut down his smell sensors or something like that so he won't be affected by something ...
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Can a warforged druid use composite plating?

A druid gains medium armor proficiency, but is not allowed to use metal armor. A warforged with medium armor proficiency can normally set their Integrated Protection to Composite Plating, granting an ...
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Can this Warforged's integrated weapon from the Integrated Version trait be disarmed?

From dndguide.com, here is the ability: Integrated Version–Warforged can integrate weapons into their bodies due to the constructed nature. Warforged can integrate one light weapon, melee or ranged....
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Am I misreading the effect-cancelling part of Warforged Juggernaut's Crag of Steel power, or is it meant to be extremely limited?

Warforged Juggernaut's Level 20 Daily Power is Crag of Steel; a stance that gives you a bunch of stuff, but the part of the power I'm interested in here is: "Until the stance ends, you gain resist ...
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Are warforged PCs affected by Mirror of Life Trapping and other spells/abilities that don't affect constructs?

Are warforged PCs affected by Mirror of Life Trapping and other spells/abilities that don't affect constructs? I have seen in similar questions that, by intent, they can be healed by cure wounds and ...
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Does the Defensive Duelist feat stack with the AC calculation from the Warforged's Integrated Protection trait?

The warforged integrated protection uses your proficiency bonus as part of the calculation for your AC at all 3 levels if you are proficient in that armor type. The Defensive Duelist feat allows you ...
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Can a Warforged suffer from magical exhaustion?

Can a Warforged suffer from magical exhaustion? The Warforged Resilience trait (WGtE, p. 68) states: You were created to have remarkable fortitude, represented by the following benefits. ...
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Can a Warforged have a ranged weapon affixed to them like an armblade?

Can a Warforged have a ranged weapon affixed to them like an armblade or is it strictly just melee weapons only? I was curious if a crossbow could be used in place of it possibly. Also, is the main ...
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Do warforged have souls?

The 5e Unearthed Arcana: Eberron (v1.1) says: Although they are constructs, they have much in common with living creatures, including emotions and social bonds, and perhaps even souls. This last ...
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Can the DM override racial traits?

In our two-week old campaign, the DM is trying to say I need food or water, or otherwise I'll suffer from exhaustion. But I am a Warforged Juggernaut, and the Warforged Resilience trait says I don't ...
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What does "raised" mean?

I have read several times over that Warforged can not be made undead. However, their racial entry clearly states that they can be "Raised and resurrected". This phrasing, "raised and resurrected", ...
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Does the Warforged Resilience racial trait apply to saving throws against poison damage?

The Warforged Resilience racial trait (WGtE, p. 68) states: You have advantage on saving throws against being poisoned, and you have resistance to poison damage. If an attack deals poison damage ...
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How much does a Warforged weigh?

The Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron states in the description of the warforged's size: Weight and build are affected by subrace. However, I am unable to find any mention of how subrace affects weight ...
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Does a warforged benefit from composite plating when it uses alter self to assume a different form?

The spell alter self mentions nothing about the affected creature losing its racial traits that are natural abilities, like the warforged racial trait composite plating. With this in mind, if a ...
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Can you play as Warforged in AL?

With the release of the Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron for 5E, can this book be used according to the "+1 rule" for characters in Adventurers League play? Can you play as a Warforged regardless of the ...
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Can a Warforged Charger use weapons?

I found a relatively simple way to enlarge my Warforged, by using Alter Self through the Transformation domain. On caster level 4, I can transform myself into Warforged Charger. Can it handle my ...
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How can I make a Warforged large?

Because of my inexperience, I made a Warforged tripper, and expected the party wizard to cast Enlarge Person on me when battles were predicted. He is perfectly willing, but we just realized a ...
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Does the Warforged Envoy's Integrated Tool feature give you a free tool?

The Envoy subrace of Warforged (from the initial version of Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron, p. 69 - the version quoted here is as it appears in UA: Eberron Races) has the Integrated Tool trait, which ...
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Can a UA Warforged Envoy pick a land vehicle as his integrated tool?

I am aware that a Warforged Envoy picking anything but the tools in the PHB on page 154 is probably against RAI and would be an awkward implementation. But is it RAW? The Warforged Envoy's Integrated ...
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What are the consequences for a Warforged that does not spend 6 hours in its inactive state?

In the Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron (p. 68-69 - the version quoted here is as it appears in UA: Eberron Races), a Warforged has the two following traits: Sentry's Rest. When you take a long rest, ...
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Is the playtest version of the Warforged considered to be "wearing armor"?

The Warforged race from the initial version of Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron (which matches the version in UA: Eberron Races) has a unique feature, Integrated Protection, that affects their armor class ...
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How do you calculate a warforged barbarian's AC?

I am looking at the warforged AC calculation from the Integrated Protection feature, looking only at Darkwood Core (unarmored), for a possible warforged barbarian. (I am using the version of the ...
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How do I get permanently Large sized?

I am currently an 8 foot tall juggernaut Warforged fighter in D&D 5e. How can I get to the size catagory large permanently (i.e., 9 feet tall)? There are only two ways I have found so far and that ...
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Does the UA Mystic's Tough Hide bestial transformation (+2 AC) stack with the UA Warforged's Composite Plating trait (+1 AC)?

Unearthed Arcana: The Mystic Class contains the most recent version of the Mystic class (v3). One of the psionic disciplines listed is Bestial Form; one of its psionic effects is Bestial ...