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.
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 attack spiritual weapon?
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. …
How many times can you attack with spiritual weapon?
You can’t move or attack with the spiritual weapon during your attack action – only during the bonus action. You can never attack twice with it in one round/turn. The PHB is very clear that no matter how many types of actions you have that are bonus actions, you can only take one in any given round.
Do you need to see to attack with spiritual weapon?
Crawford: The spell doesn’t require you to see its target. It follows the normal rules for attacking a target you can’t see.
Can spiritual weapon crit?
Can spiritual weapon crit? In 5e, a spiritual weapon produces an effect that appears as your deity’s favored weapon. And it uses that weapon’s crit range and multiplier. It uses the caster’s BAB to attack and determine if it gets multiple attacks after the first round.
Is Force damage magical?
Force is pure magical energy focused into a damaging form. Most effects that deal force damage are spells, including magic missile and spiritual weapon.
Does spiritual weapon go away when you die?
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.
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.
Can you move spiritual weapon and cast a spell?
Homebrew, Explanation; Is it really a “cash grab”? The turn you cast spiritual weapon, you can’t cast any other non-cantrip spells.
How long does spiritual weapon last?
Spiritual Weapon does not require concentration and only has a duration of a minute.
Does 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 occupy a space?
Spiritual Weapon does not occupy a square
A spiritual weapon doesn’t pass through walls. It also doesn’t occupy its space; it’s not a creature, and it’s not described as being large enough to fill its space.
Is spiritual weapon a concentration?
The spiritual weapon spell doesn’t require concentration.