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Is this homebrew artifact overpowered? (Sword of Forgotten Heroes)

The following artifact, called the 'Sword of Forgotten Heroes', is a powerful artifact loosely modeled after the Sword of Kas and the Wand of Orcus. It was created with a specific player in mind who ...
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Can you use Magic Weapon spell on an Improvised weapon?

Tavern Brawler feat states that: You are proficient with improvised weapons and unarmed strikes. And the rules for improvised weapons are: In many cases, an improvised weapon is similar to an ...
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What was this Magic the Gathering RPG I remember?

More than a decade and a half ago, I have a recollection of a friend coming to school one day with a small book which was an early Magic the Gathering RPG. I recall that it was about being a ...
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I want the most fun for my players but they got angry second session because of combat. Any tips?

So I am a new to D&D but I have researched hours upon hours about it, to the point I know more than probably all my players. They are 7 for now (third level bard, forge cleric, ranger, arcane ...
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Can a Dragonborn monk with Way of the Ascendant Dragon and extra attack use more than one breath weapon per turn?

The Dragonborn breath weapons for the variant Dragonborns from Fizban's Treasury of Dragons vary a little between the subraces, but they all begin with the same section: When you take the Attack ...
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Is a fly-by of a ship possible in the astral sea with enough INT

The way ships work in the astral sea is they have an air bubble with a gravity plane. In the astral sea you move with INT. If I enter the air bubble with enough speed, could I feasibly carpet bomb the ...
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What information is there on the latitude of different countries/cities in the Forgotten Realms setting?

My party has relocated our 'base' to the island of Lantan, and I'm wondering what latitude it's at in the Forgotten Realms setting. According to the Forgotten Realms Wiki, in 3e Waterdeep was at about ...
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Can Tempestuous Magic be used to end the prone condition?

There are potentially conflicting rules about ending the prone condition. To move while prone, you must crawl or use magic such as teleportation. and A prone creature's only movement option is to ...
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Is there an exchange rate between hit points and spell levels?

I'm in the midst of creating a magic item that would steal hit points from enemies and store them. Once a certain level of hit points have been stored, the user of the item would be able to convert ...
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Does your hit die include your Constitution modifier for purpose of Wither and Bloom?

The wither and bloom spell says, in part: one creature of your choice in that area can spend and roll one of its unspent Hit Dice and regain a number of hit points equal to the roll plus your ...
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What are the height (and weight) size ranges for each size category of creature?

Changelings have the ability to change their height and weight, but not so much they change a size category: [...] You can also adjust your height and weight, but not so much that your size changes. [...
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Does a flying, hovering creature need to do a mid-air stand-up from the prone position in order to move?

Relate to Does magical flight end the prone condition? The combat rules for flying say If a flying creature is knocked prone, has its speed reduced to 0, or is otherwise deprived of the ability to ...
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What is the most damage that can be done in one round to a single target with spells?

I'm new here, but I scrolled through and did not see this question answered. I would love to see your theory-craft at work! What is the most damage you can do to a single opponent in one round, with ...
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Can Tempestuous Magic break a grapple?

A Storm Sorcerer's Tempestuous Magic allows: Starting at 1st level, you can use a bonus action on your turn to cause whirling gusts of elemental air to briefly surround you, immediately before or ...
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RAW, can I end the prone condition by falling 5 feet?

The rules for falling say, At the end of a fall, a creature takes 1d6 bludgeoning damage for every 10 feet it fell, The creature lands prone, unless it avoids Taking Damage from the fall. If I fall ...
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What effects not mentioned in its spell description does Greater Restoration cure?

The Greater Restoration spell cures many conditions in the worlds of D&D 5e. According to the spell description, these include: One effect that charmed or petrified the target One curse, ...
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How do you handle one PC carrying another? [closed]

Suppose that Alice decides she has more important things to do with her move actions than moving, and asks Bob (a human, and another PC) to carry her around in combat from now on. What will be the ...
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Can a multiclass Beguiler/Wizard cast Wizard spells using Beguiler spell slots?

A Wizard can: To learn, prepare, or cast a spell, the wizard must have an Intelligence score equal to at least 10 + the spell level. The Difficulty Class for a saving throw against a wizard's spell ...
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Can a flying character choose to fall, and then use a reaction to stop falling before hitting the ground?

As a flying character there are a few scenarios that I'd like to know are valid/RAW, invalid, or up to the DM. Assume in these scenarios that all characters fall at 1000ft/round (this is not up for ...
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What methods exist to get infinite or extremely high caster level prior to epic levels?

In a recent answer, KRyan mentions that there are multiple tricks to get infinite caster level in 3.5. I'm not aware of very many, and those I am aware of require iffy rules interpretations: Greater ...
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What are all of the published "off-label" uses of the Wish spell?

The spell wish offers several things you can wish for that are guaranteed to work. Wishing for other things can lead to consequences, at the DM's discretion: You might be able to achieve something ...
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Are there any non-concentration spells that consume a costly nonmagical component, besides True Seeing?

As per the title, limited to any official material published by WotC that isn't still in UA stages. I've scoured the wizard spells as best as I'm able and have only come up with True Seeing so far. ...
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Is this Cambion race balanced?

A Cambion is a half-fiend - an offspring of the lilitu or lilu demons (known commonly as incubi and succubi respectively) and a mortal. Beings with hollow souls and endless desire for pleasure, ...
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Can a Slowed creature, whose speed has been further reduced, stand up from prone? [duplicate]

A slowed creature moving through difficult terrain would move at 1/4 speed. c.f. The Slow spell, among others, halves a target's speed: An affected target's speed is halved A Slow, prone target has ...
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Can a flying creature that has been knocked prone fly away without standing up?

Focus of my question is given in the title. More generally, which movement options a prone creature has? I am aware of the 5-ft. crawl and the stand up (both move actions that provoke an attack of ...
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Does standing up from being prone in difficult terrain consume all of your movement?

The rules for Difficult Terrain stipulate: You move at half speed in difficult terrain— moving 1 foot in Difficult Terrain costs 2 feet of speed while rules for standing up from prone: Standing up ...
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Can you Misty Step past a Wall of Force? [duplicate]

A Wall of Force is invisible. Misty Step allows you to Teleport up to 30 feet to an unoccupied space that you can see. Can you Misty Step past a Wall of Force?
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Can you grapple-drag someone out of a grapple?

You are grappled by an enemy. You cannot move (Grappled Condition), though he could move you. Moving a Grappled Creature. When you move, you can drag or carry the grappled creature with you, but ...
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Paladin fighting style blind fighting and druid ability wild shape working together?

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. However, you can't use any of your special senses, ...
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Can spells be cast through a Wall of Force?

The spell description of wall of force is silent on the question of whether spell effects can pass through the wall. The semi-relevant part of the description states: Nothing can physically pass ...
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Can you twin the Light cantrip?

This question is very similar to my previous question here, and is more what I was originally trying to ask. Jeremy Crawford clarified in the 19/JAN/2017 Sage Advice segment of the Dragon Talk ...
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Spell Targeting, Or: Can I use the fire bolt cantrip as a flare gun? [duplicate]

This is intended as a very general question on spell targeting but let's focus on a very specific example. The fire bolt cantrip description states: You hurl a mote of fire at a creature or object ...
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Besides Volo's Guide, do any of the other published sourcebooks have in-universe counterparts?

Volo's Guide to Monsters, published by Wizards of the Coast in 2016, is a monster book, expanding on the monsters available to DMs. The book's namesake, Volo, is a real character in the Forgotten ...
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Can ‘Intellect’ software for a starship do the same tasks as ‘Intellect’ software for a regular computer?

The Core rulebook lists two computer programmes named ‘Intellect’: One listed under Equipment (the computers section, p.106 of my Core Rulebook); bandwidth 1-3, TL 12-14 with notes about how ‘...
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How does a Slowed creature move through caltrops? [duplicate]

Moving through difficult terrain seems to negate the need to make a saving throw for ball bearings and by extension, caltrops. Because You move at half speed in difficult terrain— moving 1 foot in ...
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How do I get the non-magic-user in the party to feel more valued?

Issue: I'm running a long campaign and recently one of my players mentioned feeling a bit left out, not being a caster. I kind of have to agree; all the PC's are pretty well-rounded so there isn't ...
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How do monks with Timeless Body die of old age?

5th Edition is deliberately vague about aging so as to avoid RAW pitfalls but in certain areas such as Timeless Body there seems to be an inherent contradiction: Monks cease to age and no longer ...
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Being prone with multiple movement speeds

How does the prone condition work if you have multiple movement speeds, such as 30 walking speed and 60 flying? Does standing up require 15 feet of movement or 30 feet of movement? Is there a rules-as-...
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If I have more than one movement speed, how do they interact with mounting a steed? [duplicate]

The rules for mounted combat state: Once during your move, you can mount a creature that is within 5 feet of you or dismount. Doing so costs an amount of movement equal to half your speed. For ...
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How does the limited flight from the Storm Sorcerer's Tempestuous Magic feature interact with the character's regular movement?

Tempestuous Magic reads: Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide, pg. 137 Starting at 1st level, you can use a bonus action on your turn to cause whirling gusts of elemental air to briefly surround you, ...
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Can scrolls be read using Blindsense?

Can a character that is naturally blind but has blindsense read a scroll or a magic book to learn a spell? What about if you cast Read Magic?
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How to handle dispel magic on split objects from True Polymorph?

True Polymorph allows you to turn a creature into an object permanently, but you still can undo it with dispel magic or similar means and see through the change with true seeing. Otherwise, the object ...
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Can you affect multiple targets with multiple Warding Bond casts?

It has come to my attention that the text of Warding Bond, the legal target(s) of Warding Bond, and the rules as written for target's and spell casting and such; leave it possible that Warding Bond ...
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If one of the platinum rings that serves as a component of the Warding Bond spell is removed and then replaced, do the effects of the spell resume?

Warding Bond has a duration of 1 hour and has a material requirement of a pair of platinum rings worth at least 50 gp each, which you and the target must wear for the duration If one of the two ...
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Is it appropriate to bring a player character back after they had been "killed"?

A player character "died" in battle early on in this current arc I'm DMing, and I had already decided that either this character would be in pursuit by the big bad or would be taken captive. ...
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Do I and the target have to wear the platinum rings at casting time of Warding Bond?

The material components of Warding Bond are (emphasis mine) *- (a pair of platinum rings worth at least 50 gp each, which you and the target must wear for the duration) Since the description clearly ...
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Who holds the bond when the Warding Bond spell is cast through a familiar?

The text of the spell Find Familiar states (emphasis mine): when you cast a spell with a range of touch, your familiar can deliver the spell as if it had cast the spell. The spell Warding Bond's ...
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Can Temple of the Gods be cast on a small floating area at sea?

Players want to cast Temple of the Gods on a small floating square at sea. (It involves the shape water cantrip, but I want to put that aside for this question). The spell says it requires to be cast ...
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Can energy from Lend Energy be banked like that from paut?

At the simplest, Lend Energy (Healing college) and paut (as defined in Dungeon Fantasy/DFRPG and from GURPS: Thaumatology) are both intended to replace Fatigue Points spent in casting magic (faster ...
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Can someone using a Detect Magic spell see a Subtle Spell being cast?

Can someone who has a detect magic spell up see someone (for example, a Sorcerer) casting a spell that has the Subtle Spell metamagic applied to it? Specifically, would the detector see the school of ...

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