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How much damage does an object take from being ignited?

First, decide if you should even be using a game mechanic for this. In the large majority of cases of an object being on fire, you probably shouldn't be using these kind of rules anyway. Most of the ...
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False appearance and hiding mid combat

A very interesting question. Hiding has 2 criteria; The DM decides when circumstances are appropriate for hiding. ... You can't hide from a creature that can see you clearly Let's step through the ...
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False appearance and hiding mid combat

It seems to me that the rules for being "hidden" were written without considering the possibility of hiding in plain sight. For example, a creature can't be Hidden if it can be seen ...
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False appearance and hiding mid combat

False Appearance is not being hidden Hidden means "both unseen and unheard" (p. 194 PHB). False Appearance does not make the monster unseen and unheard, it just makes it look like something ...
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False appearance and hiding mid combat

False appearance works more like a disguise then hiding You didn't give the precise text of the monster's abilities, but based on your description, I infer that you have based the monster's "...
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How much damage does an object take from being ignited?

The DM decides. There are no general rules for this. Objects don’t even have statistics unless the DM decides they need statistics for a particular scene; the DMG’s guidance on objects states: When ...
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What Traits are determined by the Summon Aberration Spell?

Thomas Markov's answer is correct for RAW. However, I want to add an additional perspective regarding your instinct that maybe the Beholderkin should be immune to the prone condition: If it feels ...
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What Traits are determined by the Summon Aberration Spell?

It's not a beholderkin (or at least one like in the Monster Manual) Thomas Markov's excellent answer is a clear dissection of the rules involved in understanding why the summoned creature does not ...
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What Traits are determined by the Summon Aberration Spell?

The spell description and associated stat block have everything you need to know. The rules for Spellcasting state: Each spell description in Chapter 11 begins with a block of information, including ...
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How can I cure the sickened condition without retching?

(unfortunately, it only works on adjacent creatures) Advanced First Aid (master Medicine skill feat) This costs only 1 skill feat, and takes 2 actions. Having master in Medicine is not a high price, ...
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How can I cure the sickened condition without retching?

Archetypes Although likely unpalatable to you, there are two options available through archetypes: Shake It Off is a level 2 Barbarian feat accessible with a Barbarian archetype. You'll need to spend ...
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