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Who/what can see in the dark?

Groody goes into more detail with citations (and gets an upvote from me), but I'd sum the humanoid races up like this; Human vision works like our own, Dwarves have rather poor vision and do not have ...
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Who/what can see in the dark?

Orcs have low-light vision, some may have darkvision Movies are not the authoritative source on what the various Tolkien races can do, Tolkien is. If you are playing The One Ring, then the rule books /...
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Do either truesight or x-ray vision see through a prismatic wall?

Neither effect allows you to see through a Prismatic Wall Prismatic Wall has this effect: A shimmering, multicolored plane of light forms a vertical opaque wall Truesight Truesight allows you to ...
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Do either truesight or x-ray vision see through a prismatic wall?

RAW, vague. True sight and x-ray vision could either be argued to see through Prismatic Wall depending on various definitions of light, matter, ethereal, etc. However, D&D 5e is not a physics ...
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Do either truesight or x-ray vision see through a prismatic wall?

Prismatic wall: A shimmering, multicolored plane of light forms a vertical opaque wall Truesight: maybe indirectly Monster Manual (p. 9): A monster with truesight can, out to a specific range, see ...
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Do either truesight or x-ray vision see through a prismatic wall?

Truesight does not help - a Prismatic Wall is an Abjuration, not an Illusion, and neither involves the Ethereal plane nor shapeshifting. X-ray vision is less clear - Prismatic Wall is defined as one ...
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Is it balanced with other races to give Dragonborn short-range blindsight as an additional racial trait?

Only if you feel it's balanced to give one player a free feat As you've stated, gaining blindsight is available to all through the feat Fighting Initiate (Blind Fighting). Giving this ability to a ...
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Does the invisible condition nullify the penalty of the Brightsoul feat?

There do not appear to be any rules covering the interaction between Invisibility (both spell and condition) and Light sources (including the Light cantrip). So, it would appear to be open to ...
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Is it balanced with other races to give Dragonborn short-range blindsight as an additional racial trait?

Blindsight is pushing it but still OK According to Detect Balance, normal Dragonborn are worth only 21 points, one of the weakest races, vs. an average of 25 points. Darkvision is worth 3 points, so ...
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Does the invisible condition nullify the penalty of the Brightsoul feat?

You're an invisible light source You can be both invisible and emit light. All light passes through you, but that doesn't stop light sourced from you from being produced. The Invisibility spell is ...
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