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Is Con modifier × level added to HP every level-up?
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Each level, you get Hit Die + Constitution modifier additional Maximum HP. You always take the maximum of the Hit Die at 1st level; afterward, you may roll the Hit Die or take its average rounded up. ...

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How does the size of a cube area of effect work?
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It's not quite your first option, but you do have a lot more choices than your second option. In particular, the caster does not need to be at the center of the cube. 15 foot cube means 15 feet is ...

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How much preparation do I need to run the D&D Starter Set?
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Is playing through The Mines Of Phandelver (hope I got that right) and looking things up in the rules while doing so an option? The Lost Mines of Phandelver starts out relatively simple, ...

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Would Fire and Cold Breath weapons used on the same round cancel each others?
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Since the text of breath weapons does not say they are canceled out or repulsed by other breath weapons, no they do not cancel or repulse each other. However, a DM could decide to run it this way for ...

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Can one attack for damage after having grappled an opponent?
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To grapple someone, you need a hand dedicated to it. Otherwise, there aren't any restrictions about attacks. Yes, you can Attack them. Yes, they can Attack you or someone else nearby. Think of it ...

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When casting a spell as a reaction using the War Caster feat, does it use up a spell slot?
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Yes, it uses a slot. You cast a spell, so it uses normal spell casting rules. Nothing about the feat says the spell is free or otherwise creates an exception to change the rules surrounding how the ...

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D&D 5th edition questions
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Since you are a Dragonborn, you are using the Player's HandBook (PHB). Nearly every one of your questions is clearly explained in various parts of the character creation process, so please read ...

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What is Sandbox play?
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Here is an article I enjoyed reading by Gabe from Penny Arcade. http://www.penny-arcade.com/2010/1/6/dnd-sandbox/ It covers his experience as a GM trying out sandbox play after being used to more ...

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