I started this blog as a way to force myself to learn the D&D 5e Spells and then other things got added and it started to seem useful. I'm still adding spells, but It's not my day job, so I might be a bit slow about it. ~Dave
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placard with Friends on it

Friends

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

Basically, you can take a creature that isn’t hostile to you, and make it hostile to you after getting 1 minute of advantage on Charisma checks and  you have to waste concentration on it.

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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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Cause Fear, Scared Orc

Cause Fear

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

Cause Fear for D&D 5e- Is it worth it? Let’s review and find out.

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Wolf gusting and puffing

Gust

Classes: Druid, Sorcerer, Wizard
level: Cantrip
School: Transmutation
Casting Time: 1 Action

Looking at 5E cantrip Gust. I’ll huff and I’ll puff and… meh. Don’t worry about your house, little piggy, not even the straw house is in danger.

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sad ogre hit by vicious mockery

Vicious Mockery

Classes: Bard
level: Cantrip
School: Enchantment
Casting Time: 1 Action

What’s so great about Vicious Mockery? It’s D4 damage only. Well, let’s look into why this is still a good cantrip.

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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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Witch scrying SB, a good example Scrying spell for 5th edition D&D

Scrying

Classes: Bard, Cleric, Druid, Warlock, Wizard
level: 5
School: Divination
Casting Time: 10 Minutes
Concentration

Scrying – how can it be used best by players and DMs? PS, don’t let it ruin your game.

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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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Poison Spray

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

5E cantrip spell Poison Spray- “Puff of gas”? That’s sounds… farty.
Come on D&D, make it a spray of poison!

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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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Wizard casting Sapping Sting cantrip spell

Sapping Sting

Classes: Wizard
level: Cantrip
School: Necromancy
Casting Time: 1 Action

Sapping Sting – Let’s review Sapping Sting. D4 damage is okay, knocking someone prone is better than okay!

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resistance cantrip 5e not worth it, nuff said

Resistance

Classes: Artificer, Cleric, Druid
level: Cantrip
School: Abjuration
Casting Time: 1 Action
Concentration

resistance cantrip 5e not worth it, nuff said

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5e Message Cantrip image

Message

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

Message cantrip- super useful, but what are the limitations?

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Thunderous Smite dnd spell

Thunderous Smite

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

Thunderous Smite – Loud and proud! This noisy Paladin spell can end a fight, but are you using it tactically?

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Cleric Casting 5e spell Bane

Bane

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

Bane Spell- Is it as good as Bless? Let’s review.

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Encode Thoughts, a DnD 5th Edition Cantrip Spell

Encode Thoughts

Classes: Wizard
level: Cantrip
School: Enchantment
Casting Time: 1 Action

Encode Thoughts – Psychic security measures, save encode bits of information straight from your psyche.

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Emporer Palpatine casting Eldritch Blast

Eldritch Blast

Classes: Warlock
level: Cantrip
School: Evocation
Casting Time: 1 Action

Eldritch Blast, it’s zappy! This post I take a look at the Warlock’s fall-back cantrip #5E Spells #DND

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