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Would Lesser/Greater Restoration be able to cure a mental illness?

This is madness! What you are calling a 'mental illness', the game addresses with rules on Madness (DMG, p. 259-260). The rules on curing madness state: A calm emotions spell can suppress the effects ...
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Double Rings of Amity

They both receive the benefit of a goodberry or potion of healing once. the bonded creature also receives the benefits of the spell or effect. It doesn't say that the ring produce the healing effect,...
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Can Lesser Restoration fix a missing eye?

The spell does not restore any organ or limb. Lesser restoration ends one condition, among the list provided in the spell's description or one disease: it does not allow to restore an eye or a limb. A ...
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Can I use healing on a construct?

Revival Protocol is an example of poorly worded homebrew feature Dark Matter is not an official source book. It wasn't thoroughly playtested and can miss details. Revival Protocol is a typical example:...
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Can I combine Assurance and Risky Surgery to consistently get Critical Successes for Treat Wounds?

You can Combine Them Nothing in either ability prevents this combo (though it's worth noting that the damage happens before healing), however you're correct that you wouldn't get the +2 from Risky ...
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Can battle medicine feat work together with the ward medic feat?

No, as you are not using Treat Wounds with Battle Medicine Ward Medic allows you to treat multiple targets when you use Treat Disease or Treat Wounds. Battle Medic allows you to Attempt a Medicine ...
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Does healing work better than offensive spells to minimize losses at the end of combat?

The argument people make is that "damage prevented" is equally good as "damage healed". If an orc was going to do 25 damage (over the course of a 5-round combat), then you could ...
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Getting rid of "permanent" blindness

Restore senses The restore senses spell specifically restores permanent blindness caused by magic: You attempt to counteract a single effect imposing the blinded or deafened conditions on the target, ...
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Does healing work better than offensive spells to minimize losses at the end of combat?

My experience is that in-combat healing, of characters above 0hp, using your action; is almost always less effective than using your resources to mitigate incoming damage in other ways. The amount of ...
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Is there a permanent way to gain access to the Healing Domain as a Cleric whose deity doesn't include it in their portfolio?

Mostly very limited options There is one good option here, but everything else that can do this, can either only do it for very particular characters, can only kind of do it, or else probably can’t do ...
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Glory of the Giants item Ring of Amity and Artificers: Free Magical Healing?

The result is the same as casting Mending on the artificer directly (i.e. no effect) Let's take a look at the ring's effect (with added annotations to clarify the creatures involved): While this bond ...
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Can the Healer Feat be used through an Imp familiar with a healer's kit?

RAW : No As you've correctly quoted, the imp familiar can deliver spells with a range of touch. The Healer feat isn't a spell, so it does not qualify for this ability. The imp is its own creature with ...
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Risky Surgery and resistance to slashing damage

No Skill never explicitly tells you to check if any damage was dealt, it only gives you a choice to throw a dice for damage or not, if you choose to throw the dice the skill works, if u won't throw ...
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Does healing work better than offensive spells to minimize losses at the end of combat?

Healing is awful in D&D Healing has one good use, and that is getting someone up from 0hp so they can have a turn or not die. If a character has 1hp they are just as useful as a character with ...
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Can I use healing on a construct?

As written, there is no need Spare the Dying succeeding for the subsequent healing. The Revival Protocol feature, in this version, does two things in this precise order: It allows the drone to cast ...
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Getting rid of "permanent" blindness

Restore Senses This spell counteracts an effect imposing the blinded condition, which would include the permanent ongoing effect of sunburst beyond the spell's instantaneous duration: Some spells ...
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How much healing does the Moment of Renewal spell provide?

Targets Regain HP as Long-Term Rest The spell describes targets as regaining health as if they'd taken 24-hours of rest, and the rules describing what happens in that case are for long-term rest. ...
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Can the current HP of a damaged Construct/Simulacrum be increased by spells or class features that don't specify "Healing"?

Purely rules-as-written yes, but designer intent is that you only can regain hit points by the alchemical procedure There is this answer, which argues that since simulacrum's text explicitly states ...
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Risky Surgery and resistance to slashing damage

They Need to Take Damage Risky Surgery When you Treat Wounds, you can deal 1d8 slashing damage to your patient just before applying the effects of Treat Wounds. If you do, you gain a +2 circumstance ...
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Does healing work better than offensive spells to minimize losses at the end of combat?

It is never* worth it to spend an action on healing D&D characters are as effective at 1hp as they are at 100hp. If it is worthwhile to cast healing spells (expending spell slots and actions) on ...
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Can Lesser Restoration fix a missing eye?

No. Some conditions have underlying causes. Unless you treat those, the subordinate condition cannot be removed. For example, the stunned condition: A stunned creature is incapacitated (see the ...
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Would Lesser/Greater Restoration be able to cure a mental illness?

Decide at the table. The DM has the final say on these matters, as stated in the DMG (p.4): The D&D rules help you and the other players have a good time, but the rules aren't in charge. You're ...
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Can fast healing or regeneration from the original creature repair a damaged simulacrum?

As written yes, but the intention is that only the alchemical procedure works Simulacrum says: A complex process requiring at least 24 hours, 100 gp per hit point, and a fully equipped magical ...
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Zeal cleric capstone and the Dhampir bite

It should undo falling unconscious and making death saves, but not instadeath from massive damage This clearly wasn't considered by the authors of either ability (Dhampir Bite or Blaze of Glory), so ...
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Can I cast Aid again to "heal" creatures already under the effect of the Aid spell that have been reduced to 0 HP?

Yes, no matter how aid is ruled Aid says that the targets' current hit points increase by 5 for the duration. As written, there is a continuous effect running on the target(s) which increases their ...
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Are there spells that heal both me and my allies based on the damage dealt to our enemies?

Take Shepherd Druid to use Unicorn Spirit Once per short or long rest, a 2nd level Circle of the Shepherd Druid can summon a Unicorn Spirit form Spirit Totem, as a bonus action, for 1 minute that: &...
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Glory of the Giants item Ring of Amity and Artificers: Free Magical Healing?

No, but up to the DM If you cast mending on the homunculus servant, it is not the spell that restores hit points, it is the servant's feature that restores hit points. The mending spell is not ...
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How does the Healing Spirit spell interact with a Life Domain cleric's Disciple of Life feature?

Yes. The Disciple of Life feature benefits a spell when that spell restores hit points. Jeremy Crawford (unofficially) has clarified this kind of interactions. Question: Does each instance of ...
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Can the current HP of a damaged Construct/Simulacrum be increased by spells or class features that don't specify "Healing"?

Yes, UNO The Monster Manual (p.5) says of Monster Types: A monster's type speaks to its fundamental nature. Certain spells, magic items, class features, and other effects in the game interact in ...
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How much healing does the Moment of Renewal spell provide?

It's normal resting hp, double in downtime If you cast the spell during adventuring, then you use the hp as outlined under resting, Con modifier (min 1) times level. You gain hit points as if you had ...
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