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RAW don't specify This is very probably not specifically spelled out in the rules anywhere, but I would argue that it's the one they had when the spell was cast. It is a permanent (until dispelled) effect, which (to me) means, that after casting it, the caster has no connection to it anymore. Indeed you have to choose all of the specifics (its trigger, ...


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The "spellcasting ability" refers to which of the creature's statistics is used to determine its spellcasting - consider the fact that whether a Fireball is cast by a Wizard (Intelligence) or Sorcerer (Charisma), the saving throw remains Dexterity. Instead, the monster's entry lists Intelligence as its casting stat so that you, the DM, know that should your ...


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The target makes a Wisdom saving throw. What the "spellcasting ability" is: Any character that casts spells has a "spellcasting ability". For spellcasting characters this is determined by their class. E.g. Wizards use Intelligence. Clerics use Wisdom. And so on. (Sometimes a character may also be able to cast some spells due to their race or other feature -...


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Wisdom saving throw The target makes whatever saving throw the spell asks for. Spells explicitly call out when the spellcasting ability is used (like Counterspell asking for a spellcasting ability check). Detect Thoughts is actually normally unavaliable for classes using Wisdom as spellcasting ability. It is avaliable for Bards, Sorcerers (CHA) and Wizards ...


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I suggest talking to your party/DM and explain that you're feeling kind of irrelevant and sidelined because of how powerful the other characters seem in comparison to you. Having read some other answers and your responses to them, it looks like you're playing with some allies that are rather optimized (Sacred Geometry, for example, is absurd) while you seem ...


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To use the same format as the previous answer, here's an updated count (as at 30/12/2019) of spells with saving throws from all official published sources available on D&D Beyond. The number in brackets includes the six spells with saving throws currently available as Unearthed Arcana (which are not considered official). \begin{array}{r l l} & ...


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