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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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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Create Bonfire image for DnD

Create Bonfire

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

Create Bonfire: It sounds like a great trick for beach parties, but it’s actually a dangerous cantrip-level spell.

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image for sacred flame cantrip D&D 5th edition

Sacred Flame

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

Sacred Flame D&D 5e – does cover affect this cantrip? Yes, and no.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dragonborn Paladin using Wrathful Smite spell

Wrathful Smite

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

Wrathful Smite – Drive your enemies into a corner to cower in fear!

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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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Produce Flame

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

5E Cantrip Produce Flame. Handy torch, pipe lighter, or missile weapon, but can it also be used in a brawling attack?

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5E Paladin with armor of agates spell

Armor of Agathys

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

Armor of Agathys- Cover yourself in temporary HP that hurts attackers.

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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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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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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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Mage being hit by lightning to show how Absorb Elements spell works

Absorb Elements

Classes: Artificer, Druid, Ranger, Sorcerer, Wizard
level: 1
School: Abjuration
Casting Time: 1 Reaction

Absorb Elements – Take some of that damage and give it right back.

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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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