TheCentaur
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Is this homebrew spell that briefly mind-controls an enemy and then paralyzes it for a round balanced?
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No way is this a balanced 2nd-level spell. This is very powerful for second level. As a comparison, I refer you to Hold Person, a 2nd-level wizard spell. Hold Person 2nd-level enchantment ...

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Is this Kuo-toa homebrew race balanced?
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It's almost balanced, but... Let's look at the scores for a Kuo-Toa in the Monster Manual. STR 13 (+1) DEX 10 (+0) CON 11 (+0) INT 11 (+0) WIS 10 (+0) CHA 8 (-1) Their highest ability score is ...

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Can you cast the Darkness spell on an in-flight arrow using the Ready action?
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This is entirely doable. The Darkness spell says: If the point you choose is on an object you are holding or one that isn’t being worn or carried, the darkness emanates from the object and moves ...

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How do you adjudicate a chase?
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I would suggest the series of DEX checks, but you may also take the speed of the monster into consideration. If a monster can go faster than or the same speed as the players, do the checks. If the ...

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If a spell has verbal and/or somatic components, are they necessary for its casting?
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Yes, they're required, but they're also much easier to perform than you'd think. Well, lets get this straight. Verbal components must be spoken to use the spell, even if they are whispered or ...

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