16 votes
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Can an Artillerist Artificer's arcane cannon walk without shooting?

“I made this walking cannon, but it can only walk while it’s firing” doesn’t make any sense. I don’t often do this, but sometimes the narrative implications of a ruling are silly enough that I think ...
13 votes

Can an Artillerist use their eldritch cannon as a focus?

The cannon cannot be a focus, but there are other options. The rules for Artificers and Spellcasting focuses are more restrictive than other caster classes. An artificer must use their tools as a ...
13 votes

Can a Beast Barbarian jump 57 feet at level 20?

Yes, they can You already outline all the calcuations. Long Jump from running start is Strength feet (24), d20 adds 20 to the Strength (Athlethics) check ability check on a natural 20, proficiency at ...
12 votes
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Can the Circle Of Wildfire druid's Enhanced Bond, give the ability to have multiple origin for the multi ray spell type?

“Or”, not “and”: you may choose one or the other, not both. When choosing where the spell originates from, you are given the option to choose “you” or “your wildfire spirit”. You make the choice, and ...
10 votes
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What would be the impact if I let Hand of Harm be used more than once, like Hand of Healing?

This is Very Unbalanced The additional damage the Way of Mercy (WoM) Monk would be able to throw out with this would get absolutely ridiculous which would far outshine the Paladin whom is known for ...
6 votes

Can an Artillerist Artificer's arcane cannon walk without shooting?

As written, you can only move it when you activate it The Eldritch Cannon is problematic in several ways -- for example, it has AC, hp and can move, like a creature, but it is not a creature, it is a ...
5 votes
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How do class features interact in Gestalt?

Gestalt treats most features like multiclassing. Nothing in gestalt changes the fundamentals of how class features work, other than the parts that were specifically called out in the rules. The parts ...
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Do Symbiotic Entity + Hand of Harm stack damage?

These stack. Here are the requirements for using Hand of Harm: you hit a creature with an unarmed strike you spend one ki point And here are the requirements for Symbiotic Entity: The feature is ...
3 votes

How does a Phantom Rogue's Ghost Walk ability movement work?

Conclusion First: I don't think Ghost Walk maintains your normal forms movement. But, it is certainly unclear, and 100% a DM's Decision. Seems clear that there are two different ways to have ...
3 votes

How does a Phantom Rogue's Ghost Walk ability movement work?

You can still use other methods of movement that you have available. If a feature that gives you a type of movement also restricts other methods of movement, it tells you that. Consider the spell ...
2 votes

Replacing an ability with another via archtypes

Yes... You don't have the prerequisite for the Crushing Blow feat, so you can't get it the same moment a non-archetype monk would. It's part of the price you pay for the archetype - you get weaker in ...
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2 votes

What objects are considered 'loose'?

The dictionary definition applies As you already researched, there is no defintion in the PHB. The DMG likewise does not refer to loose objects (it mostly uses the term in the context of pantheons ...
1 vote

Can you stack Eldritch Knight's War Magic ability with Bladesinger's Extra Attack?

Technically, I would say No The reason being the Eldritch Knight feature says "when you use your action to cast a cantrip". And when you use the Bladesinger Extra Attack feature, you are ...
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What would be the impact if I let Hand of Harm be used more than once, like Hand of Healing?

You could create nova damage on the first round of combat in tier one On tier one, the monk gets 3 ki points on level 3 and 4 on level 4. This will allow them to make a Flurry of Blows attack (1 ki) ...

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