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Can an Artificer use a Veteran's Cane created with Replicate Magic Item as a Focus after it has changed to a Longsword?

Ask your DM The infusion feature says: Whenever you finish a long rest, you can touch a nonmagical object and imbue it with one of your artificer infusions, turning it into a magic item. Infusing a ...
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Can an Artificer use a Veteran's Cane created with Replicate Magic Item as a Focus after it has changed to a Longsword?

No. Artificer infusions turn nonmagical items into magic items. Whenever you finish a long rest, you can touch a nonmagical object and imbue it with one of your artificer infusions, turning it into a ...
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Can a 10th Lvl Chronurgy Wizard use its Arcane Abeyance on a spell cast into a Spell Glyph?

No. This combo would produce: a spell glyph that casts magic circle, and an Arcane Abeyance bead that has no effect when activated. From glyph of warding: You can store a prepared spell of 3rd ...
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Can a 10th Lvl Chronurgy Wizard use its Arcane Abeyance on a spell cast into a Spell Glyph?

No. You can store a prepared spell of 3rd level or lower in the glyph by casting it as part of creating the glyph. The spell must target a single creature or an area. The spell being stored has no ...
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Can a 10th Lvl Chronurgy Wizard use its Arcane Abeyance on a spell cast into a Spell Glyph?

It should work as you described Glyph of Warding: You can store a prepared spell of 3rd level or lower in the glyph by casting it as part of creating the glyph. The spell must target a single ...
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Can Warlocks take feats that require the "Spellcasting Feature"?

When reading 5e rules it is a bad idea to say "elsewhere it was more precise, so the difference here is significant". That was not how 5e rules are written or edited. Doing so leads to ...
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Can Warlocks take feats that require the "Spellcasting Feature"?

There are two ways to qualify for the Rune Shaper feat The Rune Shaper Feat states: Prerequisite: Spellcasting Feature or Rune Carver Background This first of all answers your question as to why a ...
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Can Warlocks take feats that require the "Spellcasting Feature"?

Spellcasting and Pact Magic are distinct features. As you have observed, the feat Eldritch Adept makes this distinction apparent in its prerequisite: Spellcasting or Pact Magic feature “Spellcasting”...
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Can Nolzur's Marvelous Pigments be used with the Mage hand cantrip?

Probably yes, but ask your DM The crux of this is if using the pigments counts as activating a magic item. There is a Q&A that claims using the paint does not count as activating a magic item. I’m ...
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Can Nolzur's Marvelous Pigments be used with the Mage hand cantrip?

Whether marvelous pigments can be used by mage hand is up to the DM It's dubious. The hand can't "activate magic items", and using the pigments seems a lot like activating a magic item. A ...
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Does Dispelling Globe counteract a spell that targets a creature inside the Globe?

RAI: Yes, it stops spells that enter into the globe @NobodyTheHobgoblin's answer is correct RAW, per my reading. However, I think RAI (and the way I run it) strongly leans towards the dispelling globe ...
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Do you have to be holding the agate for Awaken to awaken a beast/plant?

You only have an instant to touch the plant or creature Awaken has a casting time of 8 hours, and consumes an agate worth 1,000 gp as the material component. As per the spellcasting rules (Casting a ...
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Do you have to be holding the agate for Awaken to awaken a beast/plant?

No, you can't. The rules on material components state: Casting some spells requires particular objects, specified in parentheses in the component entry. A character can use a component pouch or a ...
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Would a creature finding itself in the AOE of Insect Plague when it is cast receive damage three times if it were to also end its turn there?

Your language seems confused Nobody has the right answer and the right citation, but there appears to be something else going on with the language you are using. In the event that this is what is ...
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Would a creature finding itself in the AOE of Insect Plague when it is cast receive damage three times if it were to also end its turn there?

Starting your turn in the area does not count as entering This has been explicitly addressed and clarified in a Sage Advice Compendium entry: Reading the description of any of those spells, you might ...
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Is the subject of a commune spell question the target of a divination spell?

Commune isn't a 'targeted' spell There is no saving throw granted to the subject of the inquiry, and spell resistance doesn't apply. You are really just going to a divine / infernal / whatever type ...
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Is the subject of a commune spell question the target of a divination spell?

This isn't about what the spell can do, but what the DM should do In this case your players have taken steps to avoid divination magic. Raw or not if you hit them with 'but the rules lawyers said xyz' ...
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Is the subject of a commune spell question the target of a divination spell?

Commune works Commune says: You contact your deity or a divine proxy and ask up to three questions that can be answered with a yes or no. You must ask your questions before the spell ends. You ...
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Will making changes to verbal component rules break game balance?

Sort of. As @nobodythehobgoblin points out, there are some balance assumptions that get messed up if your character can cast spells silently: it's harder to notice them casting spells and it's harder ...
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