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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Amazing Mumford cast spells - Move Earth

Mold Earth

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

Looking at 5E cantrip Mold Earth, is it a gardening cantrip, or the ultimate ditch digging spell?

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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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5e Cantrip Spell Green Flame Blade by Daniel Denova

Green Flame Blade

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

Let’s talk about the 0-level spell Green Flame Blade, a cantrip for 5th edition DnD.

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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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D&D Cantrip Spell Mending broken chain

Mending

Classes: Artificer, Bard, Cleric, Druid, Sorcerer, Wizard
level: Cantrip
School: Transmutation
Casting Time: 1 Minute

Did you break and arrow? Mend it! This is a great utility spell that deserves more love.

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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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Spare-the-Dying D&D 5th edition Cantrip spell

Spare the Dying

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

Spare the Dying – Remember when this cantrip was legit over-powered? Good times…

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5th edition cantrip spell Thunderclap

Thunderclap

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

Thunderclap – Thunder… Thunder… Thunder-Claps Ho! This is not a sneaky spell.

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leperechan with shillelagh 5e

Shillelagh

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

Shillelagh, the Druid cantrip for 5th edition DnD that’s fun to say!

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Sorcerer casts Chaos Bolt Spell

Chaos Bolt

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

Chaos Bolt- it’s like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.

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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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Bard using Major Image Spell

Major Image

Classes: Bard, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard
level: 3
School: Illusion
Casting Time: 1 Action
Concentration

Major Image – what can you do with this? Let’s explore!

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Illusion of Silent Image for D&D

Silent Image

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

Silent Image – use your illusion, I mean imagination, to do amazing things!

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image for Frost Bolt 5e cantrip spell

Ray of Frost

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

D&D 5E Ray of Frost – Yeah, it’s cool, but are you using it strategically?

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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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DnD Cleric Heals Wounds

Cure Wounds

Classes: Artificer, Bard, Cleric, Druid, Paladin, Ranger
level: 1
School:
Casting Time: 1 Action

Cure Wounds – Even in 5e D&D, having healing spells is still necessary. Now available to … not quite everybody, but a lot more than it used to be.

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D&D 5e Ceremony Spell

Ceremony

Classes: Cleric, Paladin, Warlock, Wizard
level: 1
School: Abjuration
Casting Time: 1 Hour
Ritual

Ceremony – An odd spell that has got to be useful somehow, right? Let’s review.

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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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