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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DND light spell in cave

Light

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

This is probably one of the best utility spells in the game, and as a cantrip that makes it awesome.

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Booming blade cantrip spell image by Tiago Alexandre

Booming Blade

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

Booming blade, who wore it better? Eldritch Knight? Warlock? Sorcerer? or… The Arcane Trickster? Let’s take a look at this 5e Cantrip from SCAG.

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Die-hard-dice-d4-and-full-set

Guidance

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

Looking at 5E cantrip Guidance. Let’s spam every single ability check! Or, why I don’t really like unlimited cantrips in 5E.

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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 Mage Hand, a DnD 5th edition cantrip-level spell

Mage Hand

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

This is another great utility spell. There are a lot of times when having an extra hand 30ft away is useful, especially in the first few levels. I think combining this with other cantrips like prestidigitation, and dancing lights can make for a great show.

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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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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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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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Frostbite-spell

Frost Bite

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

Got an extra cantrip spell slot open and want a cold-themed mage or druid? Try this Elemental Evil cantrip.

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Faerie Fire - It can light up your enemies, even invisible ones, but can it overcome magical darkness? Let's review!

Faerie Fire

Classes: Artificer, Bard, Druid
level: 1
School: Evocation
Casting Time: 1 Action
Concentration

Faerie Fire – It can light up your enemies, even invisible ones, but can it overcome magical darkness? Let’s review!

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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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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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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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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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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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picture of water-bender making a water dragon

Shape Water

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

Shape Water D&D 5E – it’s a cantrip, not waterbending.

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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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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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