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Sorcerer Casts Chromatic Orb DnD Spell

Chromatic Orb

Classes: Sorcerer, Wizard
level: 1
School: Evocation
Casting Time: 1 Action

Chromatic Orb – Choose your damage type with this spell! And, can it be a utility spell?

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programmed illusion DnD spell

Programmed Illusion

Classes: Bard, Wizard
level: 6
School: Illusion
Casting Time: 1 Action

Programmed Illusion – Is this illusion spell useful? Maybe, if you have enough time to prepare.

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arms-of-hadar-art

Arms of Hadar

Classes: Warlock
level: 1
School: Conjuration
Casting Time: 1 Action

Arms of Hadar – Your caster erupts with necrotic tendrils damaging everybody with 10 feet.

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This is a tiny ogre created by the 5e D&D minor illusion spell.

Minor Illusion

Classes: Bard, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard
level: Cantrip
School: Illusion
Casting Time: 1 Action

Looking at 5E cantrip Minor Illusion, the pranksters best spell. Make fart noises behind other people at a party, make a tiny ogre statue!

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Wizard casting Sapping Sting cantrip spell

Toll the Dead

Classes: Cleric, Warlock, Wizard
level: Cantrip
School: Necromancy
Casting Time: 1 Action

Spell review for 5th Edition Toll the Dead Cantrip from Xanathar’s Guide to Everything

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D&D Cleric casting Bless Spell

Bless

Classes: Cleric, Paladin
level: 1
School: Enchantment
Casting Time: 1 Action
Concentration

Bless- Don’t overlook the utility of this 5E spell, at any level!

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Dwarf Ranger Beast Bond with Wolf

Beast Bond

Classes: Druid, Ranger
level: 1
School: Divination
Casting Time: 1 Action
Concentration

Beast Bond- if your Ranger or Druid is jealous of your Warlock’s familiar, keep this spell handy.

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Primal Savagery

Classes: Druid
level: Cantrip
School: Transmutation
Casting Time: 1 Action

Primal Savagery – Druids must be hell in bar fights!

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5th edition cantrip- Sword Burst image by Operion on Deviant Art

Sword Burst

Classes: Artificer, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard
level: Cantrip
School: Conjuration
Casting Time: 1 Action

5th Edition Spells – Sword Burst: An introverts best friend? Okay, that might be overboard.

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5e-spell tenser floating disk

Tenser’s Floating Disk

Classes: Wizard
level: 1
School: Conjuration
Casting Time: 1 Action
Ritual

Tenser’s Floating Disk- – The history, uses and utility of this spell may surprise you.

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Hands casting colorful spell

Prestidigitation

Classes: Artificer, Bard, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard
level: Cantrip
School: Transmutation
Casting Time: 1 Action

This is another classic D&D spell going back several editions and has been either under-used and ignored, or used to create effects it really shouldn’t.

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5e spell - fire bolt

Fire Bolt

Classes: Artificer, Sorcerer, Wizard
level: Cantrip
School: Evocation
Casting Time: 1 Action

Firebolt- Yeah, fire mages love it. Whataya gonna do. cantrip #5E Spells #DND

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Paladin Oath of Devotion branding smite

Branding Smite

Classes: Paladin
level: 2
School: Evocation
Casting Time: 1 Bonus Action
Concentration

Branding Smite – This 2nd level D&D spell is a good choice for your Paladin for a few reasons.

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Hands casting 5E spell Lightning Lure- a great combo with Booming Blade

Lightning Lure

Classes: Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard
level: Cantrip
School: Evocation
Casting Time: 1 Action

5E cantrip spell Lightning Lure – Zappity-yank! Utility plus damage plus just good fun.

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Wizard using Detect Magic

Detect Magic

Classes: Artificer, Bard, Cleric, Druid, Paladin, Ranger, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard
level: 1
School: Divination
Casting Time: 1 Action
Concentration, Ritual

Detect Magic – Can it be used to see invisible objects or creatures? Let’s review!

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Searing Smite D&D Spell

Searing Smite

Classes: Paladin
level: 1
School: Evocation
Casting Time: 1 Bonus Action
Concentration

Searing Smite – Set foes on fire with a strike of your blade! Awesome! But… is it, really? Let’s review.

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Dwarf Mage Casting Burning Hands

Burning Hands

Classes: Sorcerer, Wizard
level: 1
School: Evocation
Casting Time: 1 Action

Burning Hands- Can you cast with one hand? Let’s talk about this D&D 5E Spell.

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5th edition cantrip spell- thorn whip by GraphicGeek

Thorn Whip

Classes: Druid
level: Cantrip
School: Transmutation
Casting Time: 1 Action

Thorn Whip- Get over here!

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