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DM has to do a ruling here. My solution would be: the separated part(s) stay...for a while (1 hour seems ok, but 10 minutes is not that bad either) then go to nothingness in a matter of seconds. So: poisoned creatures while the druid is in wild shape are still poisoned, plucked feathers are usable "for a while", as is the snake poison harvested by ...


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Wild Shape states Your game statistics are replaced by the statistics of the beast But it seems the confusion is are actions game statistics?, or, more generally, what are game statistics? Actions are game statistics Page 6 of the Monsters Manual defines what are a monster statistics: A monster's statistics, sometimes referred to as its stat block, ...


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The Player's Handbook states that: Your game statistics are replaced by the statistics of the beast, but you retain your alignment, personality, and Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma scores. The only actions that the beast may typically have that you would not have while in Wild Shape are explicitly defined as "any legendary or lair actions." ...


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The answer from @Thomas Markov gives a good explanation of why a check might not be necessary at all - but what if you did need to make a check? Say, if the plan were for you to be taken away by your target and they decide to examine you first? To answer the more general question of 'how do I make use of my ability in one area if a DM asks me to roll for a ...


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Behave as the animal The problem is that, unless you have a vet or someone similar in your group, it may be hard to know, as a player, how do such animals behave, and your opinion on the matter may be different from the opinion of the DM on the matter. Furthermore, it isn't even clear if animals in the world you are playing behave the same way as the animals ...


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It's a special case (it would only apply to some specific animal forms with an INT of 3 or lower), but casting Detect Thoughts could reveal that something is abnormal about the creature (though it wouldn't reveal a Druid in Wild Shape, specifically). Since Detect Thoughts has no effect on creatures with INT 3 or lower, casting the spell on such a creature ...


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Truesight A monster with Truesight can, out to a specific range, [...] perceive the original form of a Shapechanger or a creature that is transformed by magic. This is supported by this answer. Truesight can be obtained by casting the 6th level spell True Seeing, which lasts one hour without concentration. Needless to say this spell comes at a high cost ...


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No checks are necessary unless the wildshaped druid is trying to conceal an action that is decisively unnnatural to the wildshaped form. There is some guidance in the Dungeon Master's Guide section Using Ability Scores: When a player wants to do something, it’s often appropriate to let the attempt succeed without a roll or a reference to the character’s ...


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No checks are necessary unless you try to do something decisively non-goat-like. There is some guidance in the Dungeon Master's Guide section Using Ability Scores: When a player wants to do something, it’s often appropriate to let the attempt succeed without a roll or a reference to the character’s ability scores. For example, a character doesn’t normally ...


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