It is a spell in the form of a weapon. It is susceptible to magic immunity.
Can spiritual weapons be anything?
The weapon can take whatever form you choose. … Clerics of deities who are associated with a particular weapon (as St. Cuthbert is known for his mace and Thor for his hammer) make this spell’s Effect resemble that weapon.
Can a spiritual weapon be attacked?
You create a floating, spectral weapon within range that lasts for the duration or until you cast this spell again. When you cast the spell, you can make a melee spell attack against a creature within 5 feet of the weapon. The weapon can take whatever form you choose. …
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.
Can you use touch of death with spiritual weapon?
When you cast the spell, you can make a melee spell attack against a creature within 5 feet of the weapon. On a hit, the target takes force damage equal to 1d8 + your spellcasting ability modifier. So yes, quite literally Touch of Death applies to Spiritual Weapon.
Does spiritual weapon disappear?
Yes. The weapon stays around if you fall unconscious, but since it requires a bonus action from you to do anything, it just floats there doing nothing. Yes, it is not a concentration spell, so getting hit, falling unconscious, even dying do not end the duration of the spell.
Can you have 2 spiritual weapons?
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.
Does spiritual weapon give 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.
How long does spiritual weapon last?
Spiritual Weapon does not require concentration and only has a duration of a minute.
Can spiritual weapon shove?
A Spiritual Weapon bonus action Shove, combined with a first level melee spell attack, can yield a spike in damage potential. The normal roll for Shove takes an action. By using a bonus action to Shove all other Actions are freed to follow the Shove.
Does divine strike work with spiritual weapon?
Because you are using a spell attack rather than a weapon attack, Divine Strike can’t be used with Spiritual weapon.
Does touch of death stack with vampiric touch?
By this logic, you cannot stack your Divine Strike onto Vampiric Touch’s healing, because it specifically requires a weapon attack. It should also be noted that touch of death works with any melee spell attack, but not ranged spell attacks made on adjacent enemies.