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How do multiple speeds interact with jumping in D&D 5e?

I have a question regarding the interaction of the Long Jump rules (PHB, p182) and the Using Different Speeds rules (PHB, p190).  The first paragraph of the rules for long jumping concludes with this sentence: “Either way, each foot you clear on the jump costs a foot of movement.” My initial thought was to assume “movement” […]

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How do I get a new player to stop rewriting my game to match his favorite fiction?

I have a D&D 5e game that I’ve been running for a year that is on pause because some players don’t want to play online or go outside (stupid plague ruining my tabletop). So I offered my son and the player who still does small gatherings a filler game. My son picked Star Wars, I […]

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Can you (as a druid/trickery domain cleric) invoke duplicity, wild shape, and then cast spells through the illusion? [closed]

I am Dming a DnD 5e game. I have a player who is trying this out. My thoughts are wild shape says you can’t cast spells, and tricky domain says you cast spells as though you were in their space. So RAW it seems you can’t. Their argument was… I was thinking you can’t cast […]

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Could True Polymorph turn a creature like a shark into a object like a dead dragon turtle’s head?

I have a bard that has been true polymorphing into a dragon turtle and attacking coastal towns on a large island (think “Big Island” Hawaii) I am doing this so another member of my party can be true polymorphed into a bronze dragon adult and be seen “fighting” with me. Our plan is for the […]

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Can a non-magical human deal with flying targets without projectile/thrown weapons?

Say that for whatever reason, a martial character can’t use any projectile (sling, bow, etc.) or thrown (javelin, bloodstorm blade’s Throw Anything, etc.) weapons. The whole region is also covered in a constant antimagic field, so supernatural attacks like the fan the flames maneuver won’t work (not that 30 feet is really going to counter […]

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Can you cast Speak With Dead on dead undead?

The description of the speak with dead spell says (emphasis mine): You grant the semblance of life and intelligence to a corpse of your choice within range, allowing it to answer the questions you pose. The corpse must still have a mouth and can’t be undead. […] Until the spell ends, you can ask the […]

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Is Mirthful Leaps affected by jump multipliers?

In Mythic Odyssey of Theros, the Satyr gain the ability Mirthful Leaps: Whenever you make a long or high jump, you can roll a d8 and add the number rolled to the number of feet you cover, even when making a standing jump. This extra distance costs movement as normal. If you have a multiplier […]

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Is the new 5e Piety system restricted to only the deities of Theros?

The new source material Odysseys of Theros includes the Piety system that allows the player to earn buffs and abilities depending on their relationship with their deity. The book defines all of this for the deities added in the update, but I was wondering if there are official rules for applying Piety to the existing […]

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Does the spell Earth Tremor require loose stone?

The condition for the second effect of Earth Tremor reads (emphasis mine): If the ground in that area is loose earth or stone Loose earth is adequately explained in this question referencing the Mold Earth cantrip. My question is: does “loose” apply to both earth and stone, or does Earth Tremor’s second effect work on […]

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Do rules for Magewrights exist in an unearthed arcana article?

I have been listening to Keith Baker on an episode of Todd Talks, where he discusses magewrights. Unless I’m mistaken, he mentioned that the rules for magewrights exist outside of the core Eberron book, possibly in an unearthed arcana. As I’m interested in using magewrights outside of Eberron, I would like to know if the […]