Category: Official Answer

If more than an hour has passed during rest pe…

If more than an hour has passed during rest period and the DM calls for initiative, can players choose to receive the benefits of the short rest?

@JeremyECrawford if more than an hour has passed during any given rest period & the DM calls for initiative, can players choose to receive the benefits of the short rest they have earned, or does the call for initiative invalidate the 60+ minutes of rest that have occurred?

Does Flames of Phlegethos trigger on cantrips,…

Does Flames of Phlegethos trigger on cantrips, like Fire Bolt?

@JeremyECrawford @mikemearls quick question, does flames of phlegethos trigger on cantrips, like Fire Bolt? — Dylan (@DTMN13) …

Boon of Quick casting Welcome back! @JeremyEC…

Boon of Quick casting

Welcome back! @JeremyECrawford ! Double checking #dnd stuff: Boon of Quick casting and warlocks invocation shroud of shadow does NOT give bonus action invisibility?

Would Adamantine Armor be detected by Detect M…

Would Adamantine Armor be detected by Detect Magic?

Would Adamantine Armor be detected by Detect Magic? It’s listed in the magic item section, but it doesn’t appear to be magical, just made of an exceptional material.

Would Detect Magic detect Spell Scrolls or Wiz…

Would Detect Magic detect Spell Scrolls or Wizard Spellbooks?

Would it detect Spell Scrolls or Wizard Spellbooks? They don’t have active magic on them. How about a Magical sword w/ +1 property?

When you cast Suggestion do you actually have …

When you cast Suggestion do you actually have to speak the suggestion aloud?

@JeremyECrawford When you cast Suggestion do you actually have to speak the suggestion aloud? How does that interact with Awakened Mind and Subtle Spell?

Does hitting an undead with Blackrazor resolve…

Does hitting an undead with Blackrazor resolve normally and then apply the Devour Soul feature?

@JeremyECrawford Does hitting an undead with Blackrazor resolve normally (i.e. do its damage) and then apply the Devour Soul feature, or does it do the Devour Soul feature instead of normally resolving the attack?

My friend swears that RAI, ALL cantrips can be…

My friend swears that RAI, ALL cantrips can be cast as a bonus action!

Please help! My friend swears that RAI, ALL cantrips can be cast as a bonus action, regardless of actual casting time.I tried telling him the rule is if you cast a spell using your BA,you can only cast a cantrip as your standard. Who has the right interpretation?No rule says any cantrip can be cast as a bonus action. — Jeremy Crawford (@JeremyECrawford) March 4, 2018

War Caster feat: Booming Blade as a reaction t…

War Caster feat: Booming Blade as a reaction to enemy provoking at 5′ -> 10′, is a reach weapon valid for the melee weapon attack?

@JeremyECrawfordReally hoping for official answer. If a character with War Caster feat casts Booming Blade as a reaction to enemy provoking at 5’ -> 10’, is a reach weapon valid for the melee weapon attack component of the spell?

Kuo-Toa scepter: should I allow the 4d6 lightn…

Kuo-Toa scepter: should I allow the 4d6 lightning damage?

@JeremyECrawford Hello Jeremy! One of my players picked up a Kuo-Toa scepter. Should I allow the 4d6 lightning damage or just the basic 1d6 blunt or something in between?