Yes, he absolutely can. You’re confusing “melee spell attack” with Touch spells. You create a floating, spectral weapon within range (60 feet.) …
Do you need line of sight for spiritual weapon?
Spiritual weapon obeys line of sight rules with you as the Caster/Attacker. Jeremy Crawford has explained that spiritual weapon ignores cover, but obeys any visibility concerns. Visibility is determined based strictly on the line of sight between the caster and the target.
How far can spiritual weapon move?
On a hit, the target takes force damage equal to 1d8 + your Spellcasting Ability modifier. As a Bonus Action on Your Turn, you can move the weapon up to 20 feet and repeat the Attack against a creature within 5 feet of it. The weapon can take whatever form you choose.
Does spiritual weapon cause disadvantage on ranged attacks?
The Attack must use a Finesse or a ranged weapon. You don’t need advantage on the Attack roll if another enemy of the target is within 5 feet of it, that enemy isn’t Incapacitated, and you don’t have disadvantage on the Attack roll.
Does spiritual weapon use a spell slot?
And even at higher levels, it scales with spell slot level, so it stays relevant and useful. Spiritual Weapon reads as follows: You create a floating, spectral weapon within range that lasts for the duration or until you cast this spell again.
Can spiritual weapon fly?
Yes, it should fly. After a fashion. You see flight is predicated on an object freely moving without contact with the surface. A spiritual weapon isn’t an object per se.
Does spiritual weapon count as a weapon attack?
Yes, as the trigger is “hit with a melee attack” and spiritual weapon counts; otherwise the ability would say “hit with a melee weapon attack”.
Can you twin spiritual weapon?
No, twin casting requires a spell that targets only one creature. Spiritual weapon does not target anything until after it’s created so it is ineligible to be twinned.
Can you smite with spiritual weapon?
Other than the above, there’s no way to apply Divine Smite to spells, and that’s for good reason – it would be quite overpowered to allow it; Divine Smite is already incredibly powerful, and its only limitations are that it can only be applied to weapon attacks, which don’t become as powerful as many spells, and it …
Does a spiritual weapon get flanking?
The spiritual weapon is not a person, not a character, and not an ally. It’s a spell effect. It doesn’t take attacks of opportunity or flank.
Does spiritual weapon benefit from Bless?
Does bless 5e work on the spiritual weapon? Spiritual weapon says, “When you cast the spell, you can make a melee spell attack against a creature within 5 feet of the weapon”. Bless 5e says, “Suppose a target makes an attack roll or saving throw before the spell ends.
Can spiritual weapon opportunity attack?
No, Spiritual Weapon can’t make Opportunity Attacks.
As a bonus action on your turn, you can move the weapon up to 20 feet and repeat the attack against a creature within 5 feet of it.
Does spiritual weapon get 2 attacks?
2 Answers. A spiritual weapon (created by the spell of the same name) uses your bonus action for movement and attacking. It does not have its own actions, bonus actions or reactions. The Spiritual Weapon spell has a casting time of 1 bonus action and range of 60 feet.
Is spiritual weapon a good spell?
Well for one Clerics prepare spells so you don’t really get to miss spiritual weapon since you can prepare it at any long rest. But you are right, it’s a fantastic spell and is essential and it’s a problem.
Why is spiritual weapon so good?
Since spiritual weapon requires no concentration it makes it a very good spelll. So you could keep concentration on Bless to buff up you and two friends, attack with spiritual weapon and cast a cantrip. Or you could do a melee attack in lieu of the cantrip.