How To Calculate Saving Throws (D&D 5th Edition)

Saving throws! These are some of the defining moments within a game of Dungeons and Dragons. These are the moments where your character can do something incredible, perhaps save themselves or another, squeeze past by the skin of their teeth! No matter your playstyle or that of your party, you’re likely to run into situations where you’ll have to make one. Saving throws are, however, a more unique kind of check that only appear in very specific situations. Because of this, if you’re new to 5e D&D you might not be so used to rolling for them and you might [...]

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How Many Spells Does A Cleric Know? (D&D 5th Edition)

A Cleric is the backbone of every party in D&D. Clerics are the holy one, the one with the morals, the one with the healing spells that will help your party survive. They’re a great choice for somebody looking to roleplay a character that is good in alignment. So let’s say you’re trying to figure out what is the best character for you. What is the class that is going to let you tell the best stories, and play something that you truly enjoy? Picking a character for a D&D campaign (especially if it’s a long one) can be an [...]

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Is Initiative An Ability Check? (D&D 5th Edition)

Let’s set the scene! Your party has walked into the wrong cave. Your rogue told you it was safe, your fighter doesn't care and your cleric followed because they had to. And now something is with you, something is about to attack! Your DM might describe an arrow flying through the air towards you, or perhaps a horde of goblins coming out of the shadows to ambush you. Either way, they’re going to say one thing and one thing only: “Everyone roll for initiative!” But if you’re new to the 5th Edition of D&D you might not be familiar with [...]

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Can You Polymorph Yourself (D&D 5th Edition)

Is there a time when you’d want to cast an offensive spell on yourself? It’s unlikely that you’ll want to use fireball on yourself, but there are scenarios where you might want to use other spells. Polymorph is one such spell. Let’s say you’re in a situation where you would like to hide, and the only thing you can think to do is to change your shape? But here’s the thing - are you able to cast a spell on your own character? If you’re wondering about some of the creative ways in which you can use polymorph, you’ve come [...]

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How Long Is A Round In Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition?

D&D is a game that is simple in nature but complex in the finer details. The game is quite loose on rules and heavy on roleplaying when you are conversing with NPCs or experiencing a storyline, but it gets a lot more strict when combat begins. Turns are taken, rounds begin, and you start to have to care a lot more about numbers and stats. If you’re new to the world of D&D campaigns, you might find yourself a little overwhelmed with how battles work and some of the strict rulesets involved. If you find yourself confused about turns, actions, [...]

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Can You Dash Twice In D&D 5th Edition?

There are times in combat when you need to get out of there. The fight is going bad, one of your party members is down and the other is useless. You need to take a step back and get some time. Or maybe you and your party are being shot at from a distance and you need to break some There’s no shame in dashing away! But you’re wondering if perhaps you can dash twice? If you’re locked in a game of D&D and wondering this question, then you’ve come to the right place! In this article, we’re going to [...]

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How Much Does Gold Weigh In D&D? (5th Edition)

If you’re anything like the adventurers who have come before you, then you’re going to be carrying a lot of stuff around with you. This is completely normal - it’s hard to leave loot lying on the ground. Sooner or later you’re bound to find yourself over-encumbered, and you might have to start thinking a little more carefully about the weight of individual items in your inventory. What about smaller things such as gold? D&D Currencies have many different forms depending on rarity, so you might be wondering how much weight this takes up in your inventory? How would you [...]

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How Many Bonus Actions Do You Get In D&D? (5th Edition)

Are you wondering how many bonus actions you get in D&D? You’ve come to the right article if this is you! We’re going to be giving you an overview of everything you’ll need to know about bonus actions in D&D. How you can use them, what classes get more than others, and how you can use items and abilities to get one when you need it most. What Are Bonus Actions? Let’s start at the very beginning. Actions determine who gets to do what during combat or an event within Dungeons and Dragons. Each turn your character has a [...]

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How Does Damage Resistance Work In D&D (5th Edition)?

Let’s describe a scenario. You’re in a game of D&D and you’re in combat. Things aren’t going well. There’s a dragon before you and it takes a swipe at you! It hits, and you have nothing to counter it. The DM calculates the damage and it’s easily enough to kill your character. It seems as if all hope is lost for you. But then you remember you have a resistance! It’s something you forget about, but you’re sure it might be something that can save your life. But how exactly do resistances work, what exactly is damage resistance and how [...]

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How To Roll A d100 In Dungeons And Dragons (5th Edition)

If you find yourself in a situation in Dungeons and Dragons where you have to roll a d100, then you might be scratching your head wondering just how you can do that. 100-sided dice are rare and you’re not likely to have one at hand. So how exactly can you roll a d-100? If you find yourself wondering about this, then you’ve come to the right place! In this article, we’re going to be giving you the lowdown on how to roll a d100. We’ll take you through some of the easiest ways to calculate this roll, and how some [...]

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