Fifth Edition

Tips, Guides, & How-tos for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition.

A Guide to Difficult Terrain in 5e, Swamp river and forest

A Complete Guide to Moving Across Difficult Terrain in D&D 5e

At its surface, movement in Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition is fairly straightforward. However, certain rulesets complicate things. One such ruleset is how difficult terrain works.   What does difficult terrain mean? What counts as difficult terrain? How useful is difficult terrain for adding tension to your game?   This guide to difficult terrain in …

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5e Spell Damage Types & Conditions, Woman casting a spell in one hand

D&D 5e Spells’ Most Common Conditions & Damage Types

This article was written by DnD Lounge The 5th edition of Dungeons & Dragons has plenty of spells that afflict enemies with negative conditions or damage them outright with elemental powers. Each type of spell plays a vital role in D&D combat, and every spellcaster needs a healthy mix of both. This article covers some …

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A Guide to Spare the Dying in 5e, Priestess enshrouded by holy magic

A Player’s Guide to the Spare the Dying Cantrip in D&D 5e

Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition has a variety of ways for stabilizing a creature once they fall unconscious due to getting reduced to 0 hit points. Possibly the best back-up method after outright healing spells is the spare the dying cantrip available to Artificers and Clerics.   But, how does spare the dying work? When …

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A Guide to Stunned in 5e, Knight recovering from getting stunned

A Beginner Player & GM Guide to the Stunned Condition in 5e

Among Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition many conditions, Stunned has a reputation of being a thorn in both players’ and Game Masters’ sides. It’s a powerful condition which essentially leaves a creature helpless for as long as they’re affected.   What does Stunned mean in 5e? How does it work? How can players cause it? …

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A Guide to Short Rests in 5e, Warrior Woman Resting Against the Ruins of a Building

A Beginner Player’s & GM’s Guide to D&D 5e’s Short Rest Rules

Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition gives players a couple options for resting during their adventures. The shorter of the two, appropriately named Short Rests, basically give characters a brief reprieve in during the day to recover from their possible encounters.   What are Short Rests in 5e? What do you get from them? And, how …

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A Guide to Prone in 5e, Knight pushing himself up from prone

Your Easy, Complete Guide to the Prone Condition in D&D 5e

Falling Prone in Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition is either a great benefit or horrendous drawback depending on the situation. It provides benefits for both an aggressor and defender when used strategically during combat.   But, what is the Prone condition in 5e? How does it work? And, how can you knock someone Prone?   …

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