Close
Close
Advanced Search

5e Rules Clarifications
Quick Preview
/gs_flipbook/flip.php?xml=/demo_xml/195806.xml&w=500&h=324
Full‑size Preview
https://watermark.dmsguild.com/pdf_previews/195806-sample.pdf

5e Rules Clarifications

ADD TO WISHLIST >
PDF
$
Suggested Price $0.00

5th Edition rules clarifications

This document is based on J. Crawford rulings (RAW and RAI) that have appeared on Twitter or in the monthly Sage Advice columns. 

Sage Advice gives official clarifications of D&D rules. Sometimes it also provides reference documents to help a D&D game run more smoothly.

Google "Sage Advice Compendium" to obtain the latest pdf document that compiles these rules clarifications (and much more). Latest version of the Sage Advice Compendium was version 1.13 (September 2016).

Please leave a comment if you spot an error, typo, or imprecision.

Document is "Pay What You Want"; contribution goes for the compilation and editing work 

You can follow the "live" updates and obtain the document for free at the web address:

http://homebrewery.naturalcrit.com/share/SJQbel6tjZ

I'm a moderator for the 5th RAW Facebook group and a D&D player and DM since 1986. Follow me on Twitter @benmorrier.

CHANGE LOG:

v.3.0 : Added Hiding rules clarification

v.3.1 : Corrects errata of v.3.0 (hiding) : Stealth check must *exceed* Passive Perception score (not "meet or exceed", as previously stated in 3.0). Error came from conflicting sources, but rule designer as clarified this issue on Dragon Talk "Sage Advice" podcast segment.  

v.3.2 : June 2017 - added "attack" definition; minor editing

v.3.3 : November 2017 - corrections to match current official rulings; printer-friendly pdf

v.3.4: May 2018- minor additions based on recent Sage Advice tweets


If you like this document, please encourage us by taking a look at our other Dungeon Masters Guild products (many best silver and best copper sellers!).

 

 
 More from this Title's Contributors
 
 Customers Who Bought this Title also Purchased
Reviews (0)
Discussions (2)
Customer avatar
Jake H May 22, 2018 1:57 am UTC
Is this still being updated every so often? Dates from last discussion and dates in description are from 2016
Customer avatar
Ben M May 22, 2018 10:04 pm UTC
CREATOR
Hi Jake. I try to update it now and then. Funny enough, I updated the document today before I read your comment.
Customer avatar
Arvo H October 15, 2016 9:30 pm UTC
PURCHASER
Thanks for this! It was nicely formatted, clear and concise.
I've been running 5th ed since the basic rules came out, and had completely missed the thing about reactions and extra attack. Also, good job on the examples for spellcasting (fireball, counterspell, counterspell) – made me laugh.
Customer avatar
Ben M October 18, 2016 8:00 pm UTC
CREATOR
Thanks :) Glad you like it! A newer version is now available. You can also follow the "live" changes made to the document here: http://homebrewery.naturalcrit.com/share/rk2sx4TA
Narrow Results
 Follow Your Favorites!
NotificationsSign in to get custom notifications of new products!
 Recent History











Product Information
Copper seller
Community Content
Author(s)
Artist(s)
Rules Edition(s)
Pages
7
Format
Original electronic
Scanned image
These products were created by scanning an original printed edition. Most older books are in scanned image format because original digital layout files never existed or were no longer available from the publisher.

For PDF download editions, each page has been run through Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software to attempt to decipher the printed text. The result of this OCR process is placed invisibly behind the picture of each scanned page, to allow for text searching. However, any text in a given book set on a graphical background or in handwritten fonts would most likely not be picked up by the OCR software, and is therefore not searchable. Also, a few larger books may be resampled to fit into the system, and may not have this searchable text background.

For printed books, we have performed high-resolution scans of an original hardcopy of the book. We essentially digitally re-master the book. Unfortunately, the resulting quality of these books is not as high. It's the problem of making a copy of a copy. The text is fine for reading, but illustration work starts to run dark, pixellating and/or losing shades of grey. Moiré patterns may develop in photos. We mark clearly which print titles come from scanned image books so that you can make an informed purchase decision about the quality of what you will receive.
Original electronic format
These ebooks were created from the original electronic layout files, and therefore are fully text searchable. Also, their file size tends to be smaller than scanned image books. Most newer books are in the original electronic format. Both download and print editions of such books should be high quality.
File Last Updated:
May 22, 2018
This title was added to our catalog on October 13, 2016.