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    [–] "Can Past Trauma be Causing My Chronic Pain?" Unexpected_Megafauna 1 points ago in Fibromyalgia

    Yeah strongly agree

    All the research coming out is showing stronger and stronger links between trauma and chronic illness, autoimmune, etc.

    [–] A riddle I need tested for my players Unexpected_Megafauna 4 points ago in dndnext

    Take out the clues directly referencing the answer

    Instead of saying "say x then spell then ..."

    Try something like

    "A mark, a cross, lines on a map, if you're liking for treasure find where im at"

    Similar with the line about E and Us

    Just a little extra layer for the players to go through

    [–] A riddle I need tested for my players Unexpected_Megafauna 7 points ago in dndnext

    Figured out at the second clue lol

    A little too easy but charming nonetheless

    [–] Who is the stealthiest class for a heist or an undetectable assassination? Unexpected_Megafauna 1 points ago in dndnext

    Shadow monk, ranger, or druid are critical for Pass Without Trace

    Bard can get that too with magical secrets

    Rogue and Bard are the best sneakers

    A party of 4 i would recommend

    Druid, Rogue, Bard, any

    [–] Raced to de'Arnise Keep Unexpected_Megafauna 1 points ago in baldursgate

    You probably arent gonna win this one buddy lol

    [–] Dungeons with Inaccessible Areas and Hidden Rooms Unexpected_Megafauna 1 points ago in dndnext

    It's so tempting though as a DM lol

    I put so many hours into this elaborate mystery and they dont even fucking know it exists!

    [–] Vacation Advice Unexpected_Megafauna 2 points ago in Fibromyalgia

    Painkillers, sleep aids, anti nausea stuff

    Lots of hydration. Vitamins too.

    Something to keep occupied if you have to stay behind and rest

    I am also trying to slowly get more active in preparation for a trip this summer. Its very hard.

    Best of luck.

    [–] AT/Wizard multi-class and scribing known spells before replacing them. Unexpected_Megafauna 7 points ago in dndnext

    RAW you cannot do what you want

    The best way is like this:

    Learn arcane trickster spell

    Scribe a scroll (gp and downtime)

    Copy the scroll into your book (arcana check and gp cost and downtime), which consumes the scroll

    Level up and switch arcane trickster spell

    [–] Dungeons with Inaccessible Areas and Hidden Rooms Unexpected_Megafauna 3 points ago in dndnext

    I would caution against a lot of hints

    Secret doors are interesting because they are secret.

    Leaving hints here in there is obviously necessary but its totally OK to have a few things with no hints

    Sometimes an adventurer just needs to be lucky

    [–] Dungeons with Inaccessible Areas and Hidden Rooms Unexpected_Megafauna 1 points ago in dndnext

    I put this type of thing into every dungeon i make

    As a player i love finding secrets and i love treasure. Nothing is as satisfying as secret treasure

    Be sure to include only things that are not required, and only things that you are ok with the party having.

    If you put in the deck of many things as a joke you should know this will likely end your game. Same with other items new DMs often use as secrets. Take it slow.

    You have to assume they will both find and not find the secret and either way the adventure must continue

    [–] What mind-blowing (but simple) facts would satisfy a 4-year old daughter’s daily request for 1 fact before bedtime? Unexpected_Megafauna 1 points ago in AskReddit

    There are more Trees in our Milky Way Galaxy than there are Stars (over a trillion trees on earth vs hundreds of billions of stars)

    There are more years separating the T Rex from the Stegasaurus than there are years separating humans from the T Rex. (T Rex lived 65 million years ago, stegasaurus lived 85 million years before that)

    Time travel is totally possible and happens all the time but only in the forward direction

    [–] Baldur's Gate for someone who has never played D&D Unexpected_Megafauna 2 points ago in baldursgate

    Its an old game so the instructions are really unclear

    Knowing dnd will help a little

    But i know A LOT of dnd and only figured out really how to play bgee after my first full playthrough.

    Mostly you just need to pay attention and read and google things.

    Online guides help the most, they are more correct than the game manual

    [–] AITA for telling roommate his GF and her 2 kids have to leave. Unexpected_Megafauna 1 points ago in AmItheAsshole

    Nta

    If she wants to live there she should pay equal share of rent, plus more for the kids

    You should pay 1/4 rent instead of half

    [–] ELI5 - How exactly does wizard class spellcasting work? Unexpected_Megafauna 1 points ago in dndnext

    You get a big book of spells. Wizards can add lots of spells to it! But only spells on the wizard list.

    Every day you pick wizard level + int spells from your book. Thats all you get to cast today.

    The exception are rituals. Once you learn a ritual you can cast it whenever, no slot required even when you dont prepare it. A strong wizard learns as many rituals as possible

    The number of slots you get are described in the wizard level chart.

    At level 1 you have 6 spells in the book

    You can prep 1+int mod per long rest

    You can cast a first level spell twice.

    When you short rest you can arcane recovery for another slot

    When you long rest you can choose new spells from your memorize, but still only level+int

    Your books gets 2 spells for free every time you level up

    You can pay money to add spells to your book from other books or scrolls you find

    [–] The Black Pearl - Cursed Item Unexpected_Megafauna 1 points ago in dndnext

    Every time X happens a (shadow, shadow demon, whatever) monster appears and attacks

    [–] Does Locate Creature locate creatures on the Ethereal Plane? Unexpected_Megafauna 2 points ago in dndnext

    Spells that have interplanar effects always say so explicitly in the spell

    So no, locate creature does not work for this

    If it did that would imply i could use fireball to hit things in the ethereal plane

    [–] Controlled shocks Unexpected_Megafauna 27 points ago in dndnext

    IK, but he rolled a nat 20. So I had to do something

    Yeah you roll damage and then roll an additional die for a critical hit

    [–] What have you said for Power Word KIll? Unexpected_Megafauna 4 points ago in dndnext

    See, i hate this because what about power word sleep????

    [–] I'm playing a Revised Artificer and I really wanted to lean into their trap making prowess. Can I get some trap suggestions, anything and everything goes. Unexpected_Megafauna 2 points ago in dndnext

    Snare spell is good

    Glyph of warding too

    Minor illusion and prestidigitation and mold earth and mage hand give you the cantrips to set up infinite trap shenanigans

    Silent image, invisibility, fog cloud will help a ton too

    Make sure to stock up on: Caltrops, oil, ball bearings, hunters trap, wires, poison, acid

    [–] Do any DM's have rules for the mx amount of ammo a player can carry at one time Unexpected_Megafauna 1 points ago in dndnext

    For small ammunition like bullets its very reasonable to carry hundreds. Theyre expensive so money is the limiter.

    For bolts and arrows, these require a quiver or case, which takes up space and weight. A character could not carry 50 quivers on them, thats simply unreasonable. So volume is generally the limiter here.

    [–] The road Unexpected_Megafauna 3 points ago in confusing_perspective

    Darn.. Just a little too small...