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I'm running a campaign at the moment and one of the characters got feeblemind-ed. If another character used polymorph to change them into something with higher Intelligence and Charisma, would this ...

I’m interested in designing part of my D&D campaign to have a jungle environment which the players will potentially need to navigate at some point. Does D&D 5e have published rules for ...

In part of a campaign I'm creating, I'm considering creating a challenge that only involves one party member at a time. I have in mind a colosseum-esque challenge in which party members have the ...

The barbarian archetype Path of the Storm Herald from Xanathar's Guide to Everything has a class feature called Storm Aura (page 10): Storm Aura Starting at 3rd level, you emanate an aura ...

The Bard in my game knows the spell Unseen Servant, and I'm not sure of its limitations. The PHB (284) says: This spell creates an invisible, mindless, shapeless force that performs simple tasks at ...

This is far from a game breaking oversight but it been bugging me for sometime. Why isn't Jungle part of the rules for different environments? Now ever since Tolkien the fantasy genre has as a rule ...

So, I have a doubt regarding the Death Curse. I played part of the ToA HC with one of my characters, then decided to exit it and wait out. After this she died in another T2 adventure (Season 2, not ...

Protip to anybody out there. If you're running on little to no sleep and an extremely high fever, don't try to run your game. I'm running an online campaign on Roll20, and I - in my deluded, slightly ...

Recently a player asked me if it would be possible to make a PC that had the head of an owl, or was otherwise an anthropomorphic owl. Immediately my mind went to the Aarakocra, even though they are ...

I am brand new to D&D and I am trying to create a campaign for my friends to play in (I'm creating one as opposed to using premade because I enjoy the creation of my own world and story). I'm not ...

It was a long session. We had an experienced DM, and a highly amateur party who just attacked everything on sight. But that was overshadowed by this one player that would intentionally do stupid stuff....

I'm running Tomb of Annihilation and my party of four PCs (moon druid, wild magic sorcerer, tempest cleric and totem barbarian) and they've picked up 3 different NPCs that they travel with. It's my ...

I died and I became a skeleton (using this homebrew race). It appears that I might gain access to an ability/item (created by my DM) which lets me switch between both races. When you are a skeleton ...

If I fall off a cliff - say, 1000 feet - can I wait (readied action?) until I am near enough to the ground (my understanding is you fall 500 ft/round) then misty step safely to the ground? Or, does ...

The ranger's Favored Enemy feature description says: When you gain this feature, you also learn one language of your choice that is spoken by your favored enemies, if they speak one at all I am ...

To be more specific, do teleportation spells conserve momentum from before to after the obvious infinite violation of momentum conservation inherent in instantaneous magical travel? Credit to nitsua60 ...

Scenario I have cast Blink on a previous turn and am falling from of height of 510 feet. After having fallen 500 feet, my turn ends and I vanish into the ethereal plane. What happens when I reappear?...

At 20th level, the Path of the Zealot barbarian (Xanathar's Guide to Everything, p. 11) can rage indefinitely by virtue of starting a new rage just prior to their initial rage ending. This is ...

One of my players is a rogue and has been, on his turn, using Cunning Action to hide as a bonus action and immediately after attacking. I have been ruling that this does work to grant him advantage as ...

I am considering adding a homebrew spell to a game I DM. Here is the exact wording I intend to use: Superior Attunement 8th level transmutation Casting Time: 1 action Range: Touch ...

General Background The Dungeon Master's Guide contains copious rules for estimating the effects of traits on a creature's Challenge Rating. Some, of course, have greater effects than others. The DMG ...

So, I am new to DnD and have been having a conversation with my DM about restrictions she is putting on my Warlock (pact of the chain), such as limiting my short rests to only one per day to restrict ...

Page 153 DMG: Bag of Devouring This bag superficially resembles a Bag of holding. + Inanimate objects can be stored in the bag, which can hold a cubic foot of such material. + When part ...

Bigby's Interposing Hand doesn't fill its space. However, the hand does move between the caster and a target to provide them with half cover against that target, and the target can't move through the ...

So for our campaign, we're trying something different just to see how it works out. We have a party of several standard D&D characters, and also, a king character. The king character is ...

Some of my players (myself included) will always set time aside to play our weekly D&D 5e games, but others are more casual about their attendance, and won't make it most of the time, except when ...

I'm the DM. During one of our games the party's Cavalier used Unwavering Mark on an enemy. Then the Ranger used hunter's mark (PHB, p. 251) on the same enemy. The Cavalier's Unwavering Mark feature (...

The Cavalier fighter's Unwavering Mark feature (Xanathar's Guide to Everything, p. 30) says: This effect ends early if you are incapacitated or you die, or if someone else marks the creature. ...

The warlock's Armor of Shadows eldritch invocation (PHB, p. 110) says: You can cast mage armor on yourself at will, without expending a spell slot or material components. The School of Abjuration ...

Assume you cast Barkskin in humanoid form: You touch a willing creature. Until the spell ends, the target’s skin has a rough, bark-like appearance, and the target’s AC can’t be less than 16, ...

Many dungeons—published and homemade—often contain a multitude of long, empty passageways between rooms. For example, my DM is running "The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan" from Tales from the Yawning ...

Something that's happening frequently at my table recently is that the players are making choices deliberately to waste my preparation. If they see something that obviously took some preparation that ...

Related to this question, but not the same since these classes have a different wording. For an Arcane Trickster or Eldritch Knight the replacing spells option is not listed under Spells Known of 1st ...

Imagine a situation where PCs meet some magical, evil duplicates of themselves. The duplicates are exact copies of the PCs (stats, equipment, spells, feats and so on). Therefore, I suppose that the ...

An upcoming one-shot (that might get expanded) posits the party arriving in-world from a sort of "Land of the Lost" misadventure whilst backpacking/hunting. The group are all ex-military, outdoorsey, ...

I'm currently creating my first completely homebrew campaign and I'm planning on using the the DMG treasure tables (p.136 - 149) to generate treasure in my campaign. I want the world to feel organic ...

Warlocks and Sorcerers share Charisma as their spellcasting ability and both can use an arcane focus. The Rod of the Pact Keeper is a focus for warlocks. Can a multiclass Warlock/Sorcerer use the Rod ...

From a role-playing perspective, there seems to be nothing to prevent spellcasting players from teaching other characters the Magic Initiate feat. The subject of players receiving training in lieu of ...

My group started in late Dec 14th with D&D 4e, in the Points of Light. My players have expressed an interest in making the switch to 5e. D&D 5e is set in Forgotten Realms, a completely new and ...

I made a campaign where all the gods left for various reasons. Because of this, I changed up the Paladin and Cleric classes. Most of my players are fine with this, but one of my players says that ...

In my campaigns we typically don't rely on material components, allowing casters to use any spells as long as they have the right spell slots available. My impression is that using components would be ...

I started out out as an Arcane Trickster rogue 7, so I could only pull from Wizard spells and cantrips, but now I have multiclassed into Warlock. Am I able to change some of my AT cantrips to Warlock ...

In 5e D&D, do half-elves get elf abilities as well as those listed under parent races abilities? For example, elves get +2 Dex, keen senses (proficiency in perception), and trance, dark vision, ...

Inspired by this question: Multi purpose Arcane Focus? The premise of the other question is about using the Rod of the Pact Keeper as a focus, and although it implies it can be used as a focus ...

I'm a DM for a bunch of new players who are going through the Lost Mines of Phandelver starter set with the pre-generated characters. This campaign will be over fairly soon and I need to get the group ...

The party reached a city and they decided to take some downtime. The party's rogue decided he would try to commit a crime and earn 200gp (following Xanathar's rules). He failed all 3 rolls and got ...

I always thought that Cambions (only considering Infernal Cambions here for simplicity) were half devils, whereas Tieflings were more distantly related to devils. From the PHB, pg. 42: Tieflings ...

A number of features in the game enable a PC to reroll a d20 die as part of an attack roll, ability check, or saving throw. For example, the Halfling's Lucky feature and racial Bountiful Luck feat (...

Through a series of lucky Persuasion rolls, my party managed to get a yuan-ti malison on their side. The player of a recently deceased player character wanted to play as the yuan-ti, which I agreed to ...

This might be a duplicate but I can't find it. To be clear this has nothing to do with Halfling Luck trait. Or similar abilities that allow the reroll of a die that rolls a natural 1. (I was ...

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