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How do I kill a 20th level raging Zealot Barbarian?
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I agree with Pyrotechnical's comprehensive answer, but I think he missed a few spells: Plane shift (CHA save) to the Abyss, the Plane of Fire, or some other inhospitable plane on a non spellcaster is ...

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PCs want to hire help for fighting a dragon. Will it cheapen the fight if I let them?
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Let me introduce you to a hireling by the name of bromwyn*. The adventures decided to hire some help to hunt down the fierce dragon, but none of the mercenaries wanted to. They feared that they ...

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When do Druids gain the ability to cast each spell level?
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In order to cast a spell of level x you need a spell slot of at least x in order to cast it. Your max spell slot level as a full caster can be calculated by adding 1 to your character level then ...

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I need a "Suicide Squad" control for an adventure party
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Geas is the perfect spell for this, It can last forever It can kill lower level pc's that disobey the given order by doing 5d10 psychic damage once per day, it becomes less effective at higher levels....

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What are the official ways a tier 2 PC can improve its Intelligence permanently?
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You can increase character scores through very rare manuals (1 use with a hundred year recharge time from the DMG) and epic boons. Besides those, I think that is it. Also, the Wish spell might be ...

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What is your movement rate in lava?
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Players would not sink into the lava. In real life, if you were to trip and fall on lava you would not sink into it, but would rather lie on the top of the lava as you were cooked alive. This is ...

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Is weapon reach measured from the edge of the mount's space or the rider's?
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According to the Player's Handbook, when a creature can opportunity attack your mount, they can choose to attack you instead, so you are treated as occupying the same squares that your mount occupies. ...

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How much will studying magic in an academy cost?
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As DnD is set primarily in a medieval fantasy world, using the costs of going to a middle ages university seems like a good idea. Universities back than did not function the way most universities ...

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How can I present an "unsolvable right now" puzzle without frustrating my players?
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Be more specific. Enemy in general means anyone who had ill will towards me, which does not seem to be what you meant. I might have said the blood of my mortal enemy. Or some other turn of phrase to ...

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How can PCs discover embedded Deep Scions against their will?
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Use zone of truth Clerics are amazing for this (as are bards, and paladins). Just use zone of truth; it is a 2nd-level spell with a Charisma save to resist, and you know if they managed to resist it. ...

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How can I set up a long-range alarm for my fortress?
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Use guards and wards in conjunction with a sending stone. Place a suggestion that who ever enters (who is not you) pick up the stone of sending, activate, and declare "Visitors have arrived." The ...

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Dealing with new rules as a new Player
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It sounds like your DM is new to 5e as well. I'll start with dual wielding. (Two Weapon Fighting) You cannot dual wield weapons unless they are both light weapons. If you look at the weapon ...

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Is there any way to raise a wizard's familiar's Intelligence?
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By being friends with a druid, (or a bard) Druids have access to the spell "awaken" which boosts the intelligence of a beast/plant with it less than or equal to 3, to a 10. It's the cheapest option. ...

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Can I reappear on the other side of a wall if I Blink and then pass through it?
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You can only appear to squares you can see that is within ten feet of where you disappeared. If for some reason you can no longer see your original square you cannot choose to apear there, (darkness, ...

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Does Dragon's Breath break Sanctuary?
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RAW you are correct. However, Jeremy Crawford disagreed on Twitter in a ruling related to a spell with similar wording to dragon's breath for dealing damage: RAW: witch bolt exploits a loophole ...

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Are there any official rules for sharing a held breath?
1 votes

Well, as there are no official rules let's see. The maximum length of time a character can hold there breath in DnD is 6 minutes, which is 1/4 the max in the real world (24 minutes, 3.45 seconds ...

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How can I make and enforce a rule that would prevent PvP fighting?
1 votes

There is a social contract that exists for D&D - it sounds like one of your players is breaking it. The contract is basically: we are all nerds, let's get along. Be nice to one another. There ...

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Can you wear padded armor under chainmail with plate armor over it?
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What makes you think the mail does not have padding beneath it? Mail without padding leaves you removing metal rings out of your flesh, and chaffs worse then sandpaper. Full plate, and half plate ...

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How does Extra attack interact with multi attack?
1 votes

For wildshape, you retain all class features that can be used in a new shadow therefore you retain you're extra attack from barbarian, as well as the Unarmed defence bonus, because you aren't wearing ...

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Given enough time, can a wizard transmute a living creature?
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True Polymorph, a ninth level spell, would do it easily.

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What are the impacts of changing a Ranger's spellcasting ability?
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Rangers are outdoor explorers who traverse the wilderness. They often use survival (wisdom), perception (wisdom) and animal handling (wisdom) to get things done, be it tracking goblins through the ...

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How does crown of madness work when triggered using glyph of warding?
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Glyph of warding allows you to cast spells that require consecration without needing to concentrate on them, so long as they do harm. From my understanding, if properly worded, crown of madness will ...

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Can animated undead wear armor and use weapons?
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Skeletons essential wear light armor and apear to be proficient with martial weapons (they use weapons). So I would rule they are proficient with both. .. Zombies, well all matters seem to be ...

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On abilities that depend on the value of damage caused, do we account for the target's resistances?
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Looking at vampiric Touch, a similar spell. "You regain hit points equal to half the necrotic damage you dealt"... And looking at the wording of this abilities I would rule this is similar to ...

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Why is the Pillar of 1,000 Arrows a CR 2 trap?
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Cr for monsters is not not defined as total damage, unless that damage comes from a single Action that ensures even after death, but rather it is done from damage per round. The same logically holds ...

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Can a Warlock become a lich?
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Warlocks have a pact feature called Pact of the Book, which allows you to take an invocation called Book of Ancient Secrets that allows to ritual cast any type of ritual spell inside of the book, and ...

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What happens when a glyph of warding with Blink is triggered?
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None of the above, as glyph of warding casts "causes harm" to the triggerer of the glyph. You cannot store a spell that does not harm the triggerer. Blink helps the triggerer out as it allows them to ...

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Does unlimited Wild Shape make Circle of the Moon archdruids virtually unkillable?
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Planeshift the druid to the abyss, or the plane of fire, not instant death, but pretty close.(wizard, warlock, sorcerer, bard, cleric) Better yet, Planeshift them to a demi plane you created that ...

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Which benefits from Barbarian, Monk, or Rogue multiclassing work in Moon Druid beast form?
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Based on a comment, natural attacks are not Unarmed strikes, so monk is a bad choice. This leaves ranger, rogue, and barbarian as valid choices. Natural attacks are not finesse weapons except by dm ...

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Can Mage Hand be used to scribe the circle of blood used in the Summon Lesser Demons and Summon Greater Demon spells?
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Yes you can. But only if this is a thematic use (the circle is still inscribed around you, but instead of you bending down to inscribe the circle, you have your mage hand that was floating beside you ...

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