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In D&D Beyond, how can I make a homebrew melee weapon that uses a spellcasting stat's bonus instead of STR/DEX?

A DndBeyond solution. Start by creating a new homebrew item from scratch, selecting a classic quaterstaff. Once you clicked on the CREATE MAGIC ITEM button in the bottom-left part of the page, click ...
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What is the best ranged weapon for a bard?

Try the shortbow The Bard has the following weapon proficiencies Weapons: Simple weapons, hand crossbows, longswords, rapiers, shortswords As a College of Creation bard, you do not gain better ...
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Effects of Beyond Morality Mythic Universal Path Ability?

It is safe to assume that they can. Rules approach First, let's look at the relevant rules. Full description of the Holy modifier (emphasis on the relevant part): A holy weapon is imbued with holy ...
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Effects of Beyond Morality Mythic Universal Path Ability?

As a devil, you still have the "Evil" subtype, so you are affected (Thanks @HeyICanChan for pointing this out) Even though you have no alignment, as an Erinyes Devil, you still have the &...
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Effects of Beyond Morality Mythic Universal Path Ability?

You are not evil with Beyond Morality Beyond Morality says: You have no alignment. (...) If you lose this effect, you revert to your previous alignment. So, you are not evil while you are Beyond ...
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Effects of Beyond Morality Mythic Universal Path Ability?

The "Beyond Morality" ability allows the user to ignore the alignment restrictions of spells and abilities, but it does not negate any penalties or negative effects that are tied to a ...
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Is there a way to keep a Huge-sized opponent from using its weapon?

Spells as DoS attacks If you are attempting to deny use of the weapon to the giant, one avenue to explore is spells that can target objects. Most objects used as weapons by a giant would be Medium-...
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What are the rules, if any, regarding equipping a dragon with weapons in 5e?

The dragon can carry a weapon, but is not proficient with it Can they hold a weapon Unfortunatley, there seems to be no direct statement to address this anywhere. In Dragon of Icespire Peak (p. 30), ...
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What are the rules, if any, regarding equipping a dragon with weapons in 5e?

RAW a Dragon Can Probably Wield a Weapon Is A Dragon Proficient? Maybe. You pointed out that it is up to the DM to decide if a dragon is proficient with any given armor, weapon or tool. I know you don'...
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Is there a way to keep a Huge-sized opponent from using its weapon?

Heat Metal This spell can heat up metal objects, including the weapons of most giants as depicted in the Monster Manual (excluding those of hill and stone giants, if we're assuming their clubs are ...
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Is dropping a weapon "free", in terms of action cost?

The Player's Handbook does not provide a direct ruling for the mechanics of dropping a weapon. What the Player's Handbook (p. 190) does state is that you can interact with one object or feature for ...
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Is proficiency needed to Trip with a weapon?

You do not need to be proficient in the weapon Trip is a type of attack that says: Requirements You have at least one hand free. Your target can’t be more than one size larger than you. You try to ...
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Is there any way for my wizard to learn just sword proficiency?

In terms of roleplay, there should be options for learning certain things. E.g. If I'm a Warlock with high dexterity, why can't I learn to use a rapier. Taking a feat means I don't get to level up, ...
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Can you cast spells with a Somatic component if you're holding a two-handed weapon?

There could be an easy answer to this problem, if we take a look at the booming blade cantrip. It requires somatic and material components. The material component is provided by the melee weapon ...
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Damage of an High Explosive/Incendiary Armor Piercing Anti-Materiel Rifle (HEIAP AMR)

In your question you mention M20 having Flechettes and Incendiary rounds. The same table (p453) also lists explosive shells. Additionally, there's an explosives chart two pages later (455) that ...
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