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Lash Out Verbally from Take a Powerful Blow. Rules?

The Player's Observation One of the choices for Take A Powerful Blow is (Basic Moves sheets/book p71): • you lash out verbally: provoke a teammate to foolhardy action or take advantage of your ...
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Do you get hurt by Conjure Barrage?

The rule of Conjure Barrage is stated as: You throw a nonmagical weapon or fire a piece of nonmagical ammunition into the air to create a cone of identical weapons that shoot forward and then ...
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Is there anything after Fatigued

In Pathfinder 2e if you miss a nights sleep you become Fatigued and you can get rid of this with a nights sleep. But after this I can't find any other consequences for missing even longer periods; can ...
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Is the 'copy' from Simulacrum a humanoid or a construct?

In previous editions of D&D it was possible to have two base forms or (in some editions) a creature 'template'. In 5e the base form is important and always singular: many spells &/or magics ...
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Multi Classing my Dragonborn [closed]

I want to be a warlock/sorcerer. I want to do the most possible damage but also want to attack more than once. What do I do?
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Is the Oath of the Ancients Paladin's Elder Champion feature intended to still work while unconscious?

The Paladin's Oath of the Ancients Level 20 Elder Champion feature states: Using your action, you undergo a transformation. For 1 minute, you gain the following benefits: At the start of ...
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When did the gith break free of the mind flayers?

In my recent question, How did the Duergar break free of the Mind Flayers?, in this answer it is stated that the Duergar freed themselves from the mind flayers in the year "c. –4000 DR". However, I ...
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Is it possible to coordinate castings this way?

Follow-on to this question, is it possible to coordinate (synchronize) the castings of spells such that if Alice the Mage is casting a spell that needs more FP than she has available (from her own FP, ...
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Can you use Arcane Bond to cast a spell with a long casting time?

The Drain Bonded Item action says: During your turn, you gain the ability to cast one spell you prepared today and already cast (Core 205) Does this mean that you cannot use this to cast any ...
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Can a Tiefling be turned into an undead creature?

Can a Tiefling (or any other race with the Outsider Native subtype) be turned into an undead creature? I've heard rumors from friends and done some research on other sites before, but am still unclear ...
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Can a character have downtime while on the road? [closed]

If the party is on the road, traveling somewhere, and a member is not walking or actively doing anything (ie: being carried or riding a wagon) can they use that time to do downtime activities?
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Can you train/call a Blink Dog? If so, how?

In my game, I'm an elvish druid who was gifted a Blink Dog familiar, and I am trying to find the familiar's owner (a wizard). The dog follows me around, but out of my sight. I have attempted to call ...
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Homebrew spell for detecting resistances/vulnerabilities

So, there's this question about how players can learn of a creature's damage vulnerabilities and resistances/immunities; the only answer to date is a Ranger's 3rd level subclass option. I'd like to ...
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Wizard 6, Bard 1 Copying spells [closed]

So I know that you can't copy non-wizard spells into your spellbook. But I have a dip in Bard and what if I copied one of the first level spells I have access to as a Bard that is also within the ...
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Placing Critters in the appropriate place in the Natural Order Hierarchy in Mouse Guard

I am currently developing a campaign setting using the rules and lore for Mouse Guard. The setting will be similar but not in the same geographical location (Northern Michigan) that the original was ...
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D&D 5e - Monks' Unarmed Strike [duplicate]

I've been trying to find out whether I add the proficiency bonus to my monk's unarmed strike attack, ie 1d4 + DEX + PROFICIENCY vs 1d4 + DEX. I've found some sources that say yes but most only seem to ...
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Balancing new critters in Mouse Guard

I am currently developing a campaign setting using the rules and lore for Mouse Guard. The setting will be similar but not in the same geographical location (Northern Michigan) that the original was ...
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When using the Augury spell, how good or bad does the outcome of the course of action have to be to justify a response of Weal / Woe?

My players are planning to use Augury to decide whether to enter a dungeon, and I'm trying to decide what the outcome of the spell should be. I can see that some extremes should be obvious: for ...
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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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How to guide my players into realizing they have multiple options available for an encounter?

For my next session with my PCs, I'm planning to have them witness an attack on an NPC that's intended to hook them the adventure. The plan is for the party to encounter his daughter, who also has a ...
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How did the Duergar break free of the Mind Flayers?

It is known that the Duergar (a.k.a. Grey Dwarves, evil dwarves from the Underdark) were once slaves of the mind flayers, but then managed to break free. However, I can't find much information on how ...
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What happens when an unconscious but stabilised character is hit?

At the end of this answer to a different question ("If you succeed on all of your death saving throws, what happens?"), the answer states that: If an unconscious character is attacked, the attacker ...
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How can I make use of the material that doesn't fall under the OGL?

So I am doing a side project to build a platform where different groups of people can play D&D 5e online. While looking for resources online, I stumbled across the OGL. Now the OGL has a lot of ...
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What are the sources for (un)holy damage and DR for it?

This question has bought up some interesting discussion around (un)holy damage. So far, we appear to have established the following: There does not appear to be any link between (un)holy damage and (...
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If you succeed on all of your death saving throws, what happens?

I have been DMing for my group for maybe a month or two, and we ruled that upon stabilizing your character with death saving rolls, you recover one HP and are unconscious. Is this right? Should you ...
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Is re-skinning equipment a balanced approach for concept diversity?

Sometimes, it is quite difficult to make that one concept you want for your character. My group quite often ends up in the situation that the concept one of them have in mind for their character ...
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How do you go about reaching the Far Realm?

How do you go about reaching the Far Realm? I appreciate the lore found in 5e so far about the Far Realm: Is there any official lore on the Far Realm? What are all the creatures related to the ...
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If a creature starts their turn in another's space, are they forced to move out? [duplicate]

Inspired by this question: Can a Druid pull a target through other creatures with Thorn Whip? That Q&A concludes that it is possible for two creatures to unwillingly share the same space; for ...
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How do melee spell attacks interact with the Mobile feat? [duplicate]

The Mobile feat states that: When you make a melee attack against a creature, you don’t provoke opportunity attacks from that creature for the rest of the turn, whether you hit or not. Does that ...
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Is Kenabres an extreme example for the view on Tieflings and demons at the worldwound?

In an answer to my question: Status of Tieflings with the worldwound defenders? Kenabres was used as an example for how tieflings were viewed. While creating chars for a worldwound campaign one of my ...
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What's a good resource to learn about advanced character and narrative development? [closed]

I've seen the "50 questions to ask yourself about your character" lists. Those are very helpful early on and I still use them after 10 years of roleplay. I think I'd like to move into more advanced ...
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Can a Loxodon PC wield a 2-handed sword and a shield with one hand and their trunk?

Could a Loxodon in full plate armor with tower shield in one hand, wield a greatsword with the other hand and their trunk?
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Can a Druid pull a target through other creatures with Thorn Whip?

What blocks the "pull" from Thorn Whip? Thorn Whip: ...and if the creature is Large or smaller, you pull the creature up to 10 feet closer to you. As a specific example, the druid pulls a creature ...
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Does the Abjurer have to activate the Projected Ward before or after damage is rolled?

Does the Abjurer have to activate the Projected Ward before or after damage is rolled? For example, if another player is at 10hp, can the wizard wait to see if 10hp damage is done before choosing to ...
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Character development question for a god of Knowledge and Machines: How to make a god an interesting character? [closed]

System We are playing a custom system, and in the system we are all gods that create a universe, having mortals with a primary planet. The mortals are in the early iron age. There is a rotating GM, ...
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Can a fighter/sorcerer cast four spells in one round? [duplicate]

So we all know that if a fighter action surges he can cast an additional leveled spell, but can a fighter multiclassing as a sorcerer in a sense cast 4 spells by quickening spell twice?
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Paladin was charmed and convinced the rest of the party to accept a quest from an evil character, [closed]

So it's my first time DMing, and I'm running a group of 7 first time players through Lost Mines of Phandelver (Sort of scaled it so it's still difficult). I've gotten them to the point where they run ...
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Looking for Support Skills for a Tattooed Monk in an L5R Game

Our group recently started up a campaign in L5R 3rd edition. I decided to go with a Dragon Clan monk. After a few play sessions, I'm starting to run into issues finding a role for the character. We ...
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Converting PF1 adventure to pf2 - loot?

I'm wondering in regards to loot and the transition from pf1 to pf2. In pf2 the focus went from gp to sp I'm not sure if the loot needs to be downgraded when I convert an adventure. As example The ...
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Where in Sphere-Space is Telene?

For context: Telene is the world from the Dungeons & Dragons Campaign Setting known as Kingdoms of Kalamar, published by Kenzer & Company. I have most of their 3.X compatible materials, but I ...
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Can a multiclassed Wizard enchant an arcane bonded weapon by qualifying with a second casting class?

Suppose that I want to have a first-level wizard school ability, and that I took an arcane bond with a weapon. Say that for whatever reasons, I take the rest of my levels in a different casting class. ...
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How would learning Share Energy unbalance GURPS Dungeon Fantasy/DFRPG?

So, Dungeon Fantasy/DFRPG doesn't offer Share Energy. To any character. It's a Healing College spell, and those (barring Lend Energy and Recover Energy) are the exclusive domain of Clerics -- but it'...
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Do other powers that mention “ground” have the same restrictions as Earth Meld (Protean)?

I see several powers in V20 Dark Ages that mention "ground" or "soil" in their description (though not always in the System portion of the description). Protean 4 - Earth Meld (or Interred in the ...
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Drawing from the Deck of Many Things with a Simulacrum

Tl;dr: Can I use my Simulacrum to draw from a Deck of Many Things and if yes, what restrictions do apply? Longer version Imagine the following situation: You have gotten a Deck of Many Things and ...
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What PC races do not speak Common?

In 5e, seemingly all races know "Common and [at least 1 other language]" for their languages. Are there player races or subraces published by Wizards of the Coast, either officially or in UA, that do ...
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How does the Control Weather spell interact with the Dispel Magic spell?

If a spell has an area of effect with a radius of miles, like Control Weather, or Mirage Arcane, is there anything stopping a level 5 mage, hiding somewhere within the area, from dispelling the ...
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How can a wandering, destitute GURPS DFRPG Cleric cast high cost spells?

In GURPS Dungeon Fantasy/DFRPG, there's at least one spell offered to Clerics (even with low Power Investiture, meaning it's available to Henchman level or Priest lens characters) that has a ...
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How does the artificer's Resistant Armor infusion work?

The artificer class gets the Infuse Item feature at 2nd level (E:RftLW, p. 57; WGtE, p. 179): At 2nd level, you gain the ability to imbue mundane items with certain magical infusions. The magic ...
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Can your familiar (via Find Familiar) initiate telepathic communication with you? [duplicate]

The find familiar spell says (emphasis mine): While your familiar is within 100 feet of you, you can communicate with it telepathically. So, clearly you can speak to it telepathically, say to ...
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Does an attack from a chaotic-aligned character break regeneration/chaotic?

I am DMing an adventure where the players can fight an arbiter inevitable. The inevitable is listed as having regeneration 2/chaotic. The book says that the type after the slash is the damage type ...

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