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Questions tagged [wish]

For questions about things that grant players genie-style magic wishes.

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Is there any way to decrease the chance of never being able to cast Wish again?

When used in ways beyond the standard outlined uses, wish carries a risk of stress: Finally, there is a 33 percent chance that you are unable to cast wish ever again if you suffer this stress. ...
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How to practically handle the 33% chance to be unable to cast Wish ever again?

The SRD for the wish spell states: Finally, there is a 33 percent chance that you are unable to cast wish ever again if you suffer this stress. I'm trying to figure out how to handle this ...
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Can I use a Mass Amnesia-like wish?

Expanding on a question I posted not too long ago: Could a character use the Wish spell to simulate the Amnesia spell on multiple characters, or is it way too overpowered or against the rules? I'm ...
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Does Wish just give another spell slot?

The description of the wish spell reads: The basic use of this spell is to duplicate any other spell of 8th level or lower. You don't need to meet any requirements in that spell, including costly ...
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Can Wish create multiple effects at half value?

The wish spell has these two specific options for effects in question that I'm interested in: You grant up to ten creatures that you can see resistance to a damage type you choose. You grant ...
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What exactly is ignored in the “requirements” of a spell when Wishing for it?

One of the uses of the wish spell is to emulate any spell of 8th level or lower "without meeting any requirements" of that spell. It is already clear from wish's description that costly material ...
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What happens when multiple Wish spells conflict?

Let's assume a paranoid Lich casts Wish, wishing that his most valuable magic artifact XYZ can never be removed from his side. PC party member Gandalf later wishes for this item to appear next to him,...
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Using wish to teleport without rolling on the mishap table

A wizard in my group wants to use wish to cast teleport without rolling against the mishap table so it'll just take him and his group straight there. His reasoning is that wish states: You don’t ...
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If I use Wish to duplicate a concentration spell, does it still require concentration?

The wish spell can (among other things): duplicate any other spell of 8th level or lower. You don't need to meet any requirements in that spell, including costly components. The spell simply takes ...
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What is the earliest level that a player character can gain access to a wish spell?

This is related to my earlier question: Is there an official way to add Simulacrum to a sorcerer's spell list besides the Wish spell? I would like to gain access to a Wish spell (by a Magic item or ...
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Can the Wish spell be used to cast 8th-level or lower spells that are not on your spell list?

I can't seem to find anything that contradicts this. The description of the wish spell says: The basic use of this spell is to duplicate any other spell of 8th level or lower. You don't need to ...
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Can you Wish to teleport someone into a reversed Magic Circle?

The rules of magic circle state that a being of the target type cannot enter/exit except by use of teleport/planar travel, succeeding on a Cha Saving throw. If I go by the description, I read it as: ...
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Can an elf be magically put to sleep using a Wish spell?

A defining characteristic of elves is that they cannot be put to sleep by magical means. Fey Ancestry You have advantage on saving throws against being charmed, and magic can’t put you to ...
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When using Wish as suggested by the spell to do something other than duplicate a lower-level spell, will the caster still suffer?

The PHB's description of wish specifies a few different ways to use the spell: The basic use of this spell is to duplicate any other spell of 8th level or lower. You don't need to meet any ...
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Can you store a Wished spell inside a Ring of Spell Storing?

The wish spell enables you to emulate any spell of 8th level or lower. A Ring of Spell Storing enables you to store up to a 5th level spell inside it for later use. My question is: can you store a ...
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Can you apply metamagic to a Wished spell?

The wish spell enables you to emulate any spell of 8th level or lower. Can a sorcerer apply a metamagic effect to the emulated spell by spending the appropriate number of sorcery points (provided ...
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Does casting Contingency with Wish allow you to pick a spell that you don't usually have access to as the contingent spell?

One of the clauses of the contingency spell is that the contingent spell must be a spell "that you can cast". The wish spell allows you to cast any spell of any class (except other 9th-level spells), ...
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Can a wish spell retrieve lost items from a ruptured bag of holding

In 3.5 edition, when a bag of holding is ruptured, RAW states that the contents are lost forever. Definitely harsh, but is it really absolute? Could a Wish spell still retrieve the lost items? Or ...
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What level of spell slot is “used” when duplicating a spell with Wish? [duplicate]

Wish states: The basic use of this spell is to duplicate any other spell of 8th level or lower. You don't need to meet any requirements in that spell, including costly Components. The spell ...
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When using wish to replicate a spell, what school of magic does it count as?

Wish is a conjuration spell that is able to be used to duplicate lower level spells as follows: The basic use of this spell is to duplicate any other spell of 8th level or lower. You don't need to ...
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Can you use Wish to allow yourself to cast Wish without risks?

In D&D, wish is an extremely powerfull spell, but it also comes with its risks: The stress of casting this spell to produce any effect other than duplicating another spell weakens you. After ...
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When wish is used to emulate a spell, what is the casting time?

When wish is used to emulate a spell of an allowed level that has a lenghty casting time, what is the casting time for the wish? The same as wish or the same as the emulated spell?
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Does dying in Ysgard prevent the necrotic damage inflicted by Wish?

Per the wish spell description (PHB 5e p. 288-289, emphasis mine): After enduring that stress, each time you cast a spell until you finish a long rest, you take 1d10 necrotic damage per level of ...
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Can Wish Negate Antimagic Field?

On page 213 of the PHB for Antimagic Field: Spells. Any active spell or other magical effect on a creature or an object in the sphere is suppressed while the creature or object is in it. And ...
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Can you use Wish to duplicate a spell at a higher level?

Wish allows you to duplicate the effects of any spell L8 or lower. Does that include a lower-level spell, cast at L8? Say, as a Wizard, casting Heal at L8. I'm leaning towards yes, but it wouldn't be ...
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Infinite wish combo using 3 items

I was reading HPMOR and on chapter 3 it mentions some infinite wish combo in "Advanced Dungeons and Dragons" using 3 items. The action being set in 1991 it can either be AD&D or AD&D 2nd ...