Questions tagged [cleric]

For questions about the cleric, a playable deity-bound caster class in a number of RPGs. Clerics may have different restrictions and allowances based on their deity, though these often vary by RPG and edition.

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What prevents a God from giving full power to a cleric?

Each god has an agenda. This is propagated to the clerics, in the sense that if a cleric follows a certain god, (s)he does so because the god's agenda reflects the mindset of the cleric. Thus, a god's ...
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What combination of Cleric & Rogue (and what cleric options) will most increase my Damage as an 11th Level Assassin?

This campaign will go to lvl 20. For roleplay reasons I am multiclassing into a cleric (of Sarenrae). My DM has restricted me to the domains of light, life, peace, and beauty domain. What combination ...
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Can you use Ceremony and Revivify to give your entire adventuring party a +2 AC bonus which lasts indefinitely?

A cleric conducts a group marriage with a Ceremony spell so that a party of four humanoids all become spouses with each other. Everyone gets a +2 AC bonus while within 30 feet of each other. "...
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If a Twilight cleric uses the Steps of Night feature to fly up, do the areas of Twilight Sanctuary and the Spirit Guardians spell stay on the ground?

Say a Twilight Domain cleric has Channel Divinity: Twilight Sanctuary and the spirit guardians spell in effect. The cleric then uses the Steps of Night feature to fly up 15-30 feet. Does the Twilight ...
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Protective Bond + Otiluke’s Resilient Sphere combo, how to rule?

Can anyone explain to me how the combo is going to work? Peace Cleric uses its Protective Bond. Cleric protects himself with sphere. Cleric uses its reaction to protect an ally and get all damage. ...
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Is the reaction attack from Voice of Authority still limited by the weapon's range?

In a game with my friends, we were in combat and our Cleric used Voice of Authority to have our Fighter/Barb attack an enemy over 30ft away with a melee weapon. Thinking that the line of sight from ...
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Is there a way to prevent a Forge Cleric from using Divine Intervention to escape from custody?

I'm going to start a D&D 5e campaign, and one of my players wanted the father of her character to be a legendary (or at least really exceptional) dwarven blacksmith having a link with Moradin. She ...
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Does the Evangalist prestige class affect class-level-dependent effects, especially cleric domains?

The Evangelist prestige class's 2nd level ability, Aligned Class, is: At 2nd level, the evangelist must choose a class she belonged to before adding the prestige class to be her aligned class. She ...
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Twilight Sanctuary and Enslave

So one of my party has been enslaved by an Aboleth, however the party has a Twilight Domain Cleric which comes with Twilight Sanctuary You can use your Channel Divinity to refresh your allies with ...
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If my cleric takes the Ritual Caster feat (choosing the cleric list), can I copy all known ritual spells into my ritual book to cast them at any time?

I would like to have access to my class’s ritual spells all the time without having them prepared. I might be about to justify taking the Ritual Caster feat if I can make it do what I want it to. If I ...
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When Peace Domain's Emboldening Bond feature specifies a number of creatures equal to your proficiency bonus, can you choose fewer than that number? [duplicate]

In the Peace Domain subclass found in Tasha's Cauldron of Everything, the cleric gains the 1st level feature Emboldening Bond which states, in part: As an action, you choose a number of willing ...
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How often do I need to hand out spell scrolls as the DM in order to balance the Wizard's spell list with the Cleric's?

I'm running a campaign for a party that includes two casters: one Necromancy Wizard, and one Cleric. The party hit level 5 last session, and while the Wizard was consulting with me about what new ...
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How can I filter out spells that use attack roll on D&D Beyond?

I play a Cleric and plan to take the Elven Accuracy feat. Thus, my spells that use attack rolls would be greatly improved. But how do I find them? Is setting the Attack Type in the advanced filter the ...
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If a cleric has the Gift of the Metallic Dragon feat, can they cast the Cure Wounds spell without preparing it?

The description of the Gift of the Metallic Dragon feat provided in the Fizban's Treasury of Dragons sourcebook states, in part (my emphasis): Draconic Healing. You learn the cure wounds spell. You ...
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Blessed Strike triggered by Word of Radiance

I've seen a few questions regarding Blessed Strikes with various features like second attack or eldritch blast, all of which said Blessed Strikes only affected a single creature because they were ...
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