Peter Chaplin
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Is using stunting and pranks to gain advantage instead of stealth mechanically sound?
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Your approach isn't supported by the rules-as-written. If you want a rules-supported way to do this, you could re-flavour the Swashbuckler subclass or take the Martial Adept feat. Swashbuckler While ...

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Ersatz Eye, why attune?
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The Dungeon Master's Guide contains rules for lingering injuries, including the loss of an eye. If those rules are in use, then this item would provide a way to mitigate one of those results at the ...

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Can the Regenerate spell bring someone back from the dead?
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No Dead creatures can't regain hitpoints until revived. A creature that has died can't regain hit points until magic such as the revivify spell has restored it to life. It's on pg 197 of the PHB, ...

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Is the Magic Stone cantrip as terrible as it seems beyond the first tier of play?
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Magic Stone scales with Extra Attack An Armorer or Battle Smith Alchemist can use their Extra Attack feature to throw two magic stones as one action, each doing 1d6+INT on a hit. This easily keeps up ...

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How to describe that an enemy can avoid opportunity attacks?
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How about something like: "The creature's movements seen strange and erratic, making it hard to predict. It slips in past your guard to strike at you from an unexpected angle, then twists away again ...

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Is this homebrew Warlock Invocation, Splinter Casting, balanced?
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The DMG offers a variant rule called "Spell Points", where characters start with a certain number of points instead of specific slots, and must spend a number of points each time they cast a spell (...

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Impacts of managing all similar spell like Moonbeam or Flaming sphere
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"On cast and end-of-turn" won't prevent a creature from moving through the affected area, so won't be as useful at preventing retreat or keeping enemies out of melee. This also makes the ...

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Is Zone of Truth not always easily defeated?
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Zone of Truth prevents the affected creature from speaking a "deliberate lie". It does not prevent accidental lies and presumably does not allow accidental truths that were intended to be ...

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Does removing the bonus action requirement of two weapon fighting make it unbalanced?
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For a STR-based character in tier 1 play (or otherwise without extra attack) with no damage bonuses, feats, or fighting style, this is already slightly better than wielding a greatsword: Any time you ...

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How do I deal with a player wanting to do an activity that takes weeks when the party doesn't want to?
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I'd split this into two problems: How to continue with the main party's adventures when one of the player-characters isn't there (but the player still wants to take part). How to handle one character'...

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