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Is this homebrew Friend Blade spell balanced?

The attack needs to be mandatory & immediate. "As part of the same action, you can make a melee or ranged attack..." So if I choose not to make that attack, the transformed "ally&...
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Can you teleport more safely through scrying?

This is exactly how we rule it On multiple occasions our party has done the remote view/teleport routine. Unfortunately, that doesn't get you better than "very familiar", so there's still a ...
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What locations can you scry?

I think you're reading too much into the sentence. Everything up to that sentence is about targeting a creature But this is just about targeting a place "Instead of targeting a creature, you can ...
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What happens when true polymorph is cast on a conjured creature?

This is a question about the term "game statistics". True polymorph says: The target’s game statistics, including mental ability scores, are replaced by the statistics of the new form. It ...
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Is this homebrew Friend Blade spell balanced?

Exploitable: Let the thief climb over a chasm that is 25feet. Let the dwarven fighter in platemail with 500 pound backpack be converted to a dagger. Throw dagger at thief over chasm - miss. Easy way ...
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What locations can you scry?

You can scry a location that you have seen before even it has not been the target of Scrying yet. The Scrying spell has two possible targets: a creature or a location. On the former case, the level of ...
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How can I get Inner Radiance Torrent in PFS?

There does not seem to be a way (currently) As a Limited option, you must have a Boon that specifically says you gain access to it. Going through the List of Boons available (link to your account on ...
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Why would I move my Linked Glyphs?

A Verdant Tomb was not written by the Wizards D&D team. After doing some searching, it seems the spell linked glyphs was published in the one shot adventure A Verdant Tomb, which was released as a ...
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What are the official options for alternate familiars using the Find Familiar spell?

It's a bit of an edge case, given the question's parameters, but Chapter 2 of Fizban's Treasury of Dragons does provide the option of a Draconic Gift called Draconic Familiar, which states: You can ...
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Can you control the sensor of scrying?

You don't seem to have much control You cite the important part, and along with You can see and hear a particular creature you choose the spell only seems to guarantee that: The sensor will have a (...
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What happens when true polymorph is cast on a conjured creature?

The elemental might remain in its new form, but it would not be friendly From my perspective, casting conjure elemental targets a creature on one of the elemental planes, puts it under a behavioral ...
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What happens when true polymorph is cast on a conjured creature?

The DM will need to adjudicate The rules do not cover this specific situation, so the DM will need to adjudicate. The true polymorphed elemental probably doesn't stick around. In game terms it is ...
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Can Contingency be triggered by the presence of an item with a soul-affecting domain of effects?

Work with your DM, and prepare for disappointment You'll have to talk to your DM to see what is and is not permissable. They would have final word on whether or not the spell is triggered. Simple ...
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What are the official options for alternate familiars using the Find Familiar spell?

WotC also released 4 familiars as D&D Legacy Awards, consisting of: gelatinous ice cube (using oblex spawn stats) chwinga squidling (using stirge stats with no flying speed) snowy owlbear cub (...
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Can you cancel Demiplane at will?

You can end Demiplane's doorway early if you cast an appropriate spell to cancel an 8th level spell: Dispel Magic (contested against 8th Level Spell or 9th Level Spell) Antimagic Field (Spell) Dead ...
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Can any creature be summoned with gate?

When gating by name, gate only gates an individually specified creature, not just a single instance of a type of creature. The spell says (emphasis added): When you cast this spell, you can speak the ...
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Why would I move my Linked Glyphs?

Moving the spell glyph might not always make sense, but being able to move the alarm glyph around as you go about your day makes total sense. If the detection glyph is covering a secret passage or ...
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Can the Telekinesis spell be used to move attached objects, like a city gate?

Yes: an attached object is still an object The definition of objects is given in the rules on p. 246 as: For the purpose of these rules, an object is a discrete, inanimate item like a window, door, ...
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