Does divine smite count as weapon damage?

Does smite count as weapon damage?

On a crit: No weapon damage is taken, but the smite’s radiant damage is rolled twice. The result of the attack (with crit) would be that the divine smite damage would be rolled twice and no damage from the weapon itself would apply.

How much damage is divine smite?

The divine smite damage is 1d8 plus 1d8 per level of the spell slot used to a total maximum damage of 5d8 and this increases by 1d8 against creatures that are undead or fiends.

What type of damage is divine smite?

Appealing to your god’s anger, you channel their divine wrath into your weapon. The first time you hit a creature with a melee weapon attack during this spell’s duration your attack deals an extra 2d8 radiant damage to the target. The damage increases by 1d8 if the target is an undead or a fiend.

Is divine smite magic damage?

Does its description say it’s magical? If your answer to any of those questions is yes, the feature is magical. Divine Smite says “you can expend one spell slot to deal radiant damage to the target, in addition to the weapon’s damage.”

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Can you smite with a thrown weapon?

You have your answer right here: “Thrown. If a weapon has the thrown property, you can throw the weapon to make a ranged attack”, because it’s a ranged attack, and not a melee one, you can’t use Divine Smite on it. It has to be a melee weapon attack. Not an attack with a melee weapon.

Can you smite with your fists?

Short Answer: Yes. You can perform Smites with unarmed attacks and they count as melee weapon attacks, but unarmed strikes are not melee weapons.

Why are paladins so overpowered?

The paladins are OP because of divine smite and how it can be used in combination with minmaxxing builds and player agency to make a spotlight stealing nova-damage build.

Is divine smite a bonus action?

However, your player is right about the Divine Smite combo because while thunderous smite is a spell that is cast using a bonus action before you attack, Divine Smite is not a spell and does not require a bonus action it is a class feature that requires no action and is used after you hit with an attack.

Can you divine smite with booming blade?

Yes. You can trigger both Sneak Attack and Divine Smite on a booming blade attack.

What does radiant damage feel like?

Radiant damage would be like immediate effects of radiation burns, heat and light, while necrotic damage would be the cell death and decay of radiation poisoning.

Is Eldritch smite a spell?

However, Eldritch Smite does not involve casting a spell, thus the character cannot expend their sorcerer spell slots for Eldritch Smite.

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Can you divine smite and Eldritch smite?

Other things to remember: You can divine smite once per attack, but can only eldritch smite once per turn. Also divine smite can use any spell slot, but eldritch smite requires using warlock slots.

Does Antimagic affect smite?

Divine Smite & Improved Divine Smite are definitely in a gray area relative to antimagic field. IDS definitely works there.

Is divine smite considered magic?

Divine Smite isn’t a spell but it is fueled by spell slots, which makes it magical for rules purposes.

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