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Wild Shape doesn't care about your size. Lini, the Iconic Druid, is a small-sized character. There isn't any annotation that pointed out that she deviated from the normal rules of Wild Shape and, as written, she is more than able to polymorph into medium-sized animals without any issue. If such important limitation was intended, I believe it would be ...


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Yes, Undead Fortitude would prevent them from reverting if they were to somehow acquire it. As you said, undead fortitude states (emphasis mine) If damage reduces the creature to 0 hit points, it must make a Constitution saving throw with a DC of 5 + the damage taken, unless the damage is radiant or from a critical hit. On a success, the creature drops ...


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It's Confusing One interpretation is that because undead fortitude says "is reduced to 1 HP instead" means that it would take effect and you would no longer be at 0 HP for the druids wildshape ability to revert back to their initial form. Unfortunately D&D doesn't give us nice concise timing mechanics like Magic the Gathering, because that would bloat ...


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Not usually Two things are happening simultaneously here, both triggered by having 0 hp. According to Xanathar's Guide to Everything, that means the person whose turn it is decides the order things happen in. Usually, you take damage not on your turn when an enemy attacks you, so usually they decide you revert first. If it is your turn, however, this ...


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Dire Wolf is the better option here (usually) Compared to the Crag Cat, the Dire Wolf has three more hit points and one higher armor class. This makes it (marginally) more survivable; I'd expect to survive one extra attack. If I recall correctly, "combat efficacy" is measured in three-round combats, so I'll use that as my metric. In the likely event that ...


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Dinosaurs: Deinonychus I specify the difference between dinosaurs and other forms because in many cases, dinosaur Wild Shape forms are in a whole different league-- I for one don't like them, because visually it creates a very different kind of game. If you don't mind that, or like the idea of becoming one, then the deinonychus is easily your best bet ...


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