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Does a Steel Defender's Force-Empowered Rend "involve Strength or Dexterity"?

There are pretty good arguments that the Force-Empowered Rend is not related to Strength or Dexterity. As you pointed out, the to-hit uses "your spell attack modifier" and is obviously not ...
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Can you have more infusions active than your daily limit?

Yes, the older effects end. From the description of the ability: Infuse Item You can infuse more than one nonmagical object at the end of a long rest; the maximum number of objects appears in the ...
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Artificers and Wand DC Calculation

Metamagic effects don’t change a spell’s “actual” spell level, only the level of the spell slot it requires: In all ways, a metamagic spell operates at its original spell level, even though it is ...
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Does a Steel Defender's Force-Empowered Rend "involve Strength or Dexterity"?

No Attack rolls have the following general rule: Ability Modifier. The ability modifier used for a melee weapon attack is Strength, and the ability modifier used for a ranged weapon attack is ...
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How does the consumption of spell slots affect an Artillerist Artificer's ability to create Eldritch Cannons?

The language of Eldritch Cannon has been revised, and now clearly supports scenario #2, the slot is spent on the cannon From the class description of Artillerist: Once you create a cannon, you can’t ...
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Which of these alternate weapons are overpowered for the Armorer Artificer?

The balance on these is wildly variable and many of them suffer from very poor editing. Some examples of issues I see: The (too) Good The Energy Launcher is basically identical to the Lightning ...
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Are my homebrew changes to Alchemist bringing things into balance or are they over powered?

Adding more spell slots is janky, consider recovery instead As far as I know, there is no published class or subclass that deviates from the "standard" spell slot progression for either full ...
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How does the consumption of spell slots affect an Artillerist Artificer's ability to create Eldritch Cannons?

I just wanted to point out, people here listing Crawford's Tweet is from 2019. The book Artillerist comes out in is published in 2020 (Tasha's Cauldron of Everything). Meaning Crawford was referring ...
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