The weapon always strikes from your direction. It does not get a flanking bonus or help a combatant get one. Your feats or combat actions do not affect the weapon. … A spiritual weapon’s AC against touch attacks is 12 (10 + size bonus for Tiny object).
Is spiritual weapon a weapon attack?
It is not a weapon. It is a 2nd level spell whose effect resembles a weapon. The Rakshasa is immune. Each of these has to be decided on a case by case basis and ultimately this is a DM call.
Can spiritual weapon attack objects?
Spiritual weapon DEFINITELY interracts with physical objects, because it’s affected by your armour. So force damage can attack objects, so I guess Eldritch blast can too.
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 get a reaction?
No, Spiritual Weapon can’t make Opportunity Attacks.
Since Opportunity Attacks rely on using a Reaction, there’s no provision given by the rules for this to happen with this spell.
Does spiritual weapon disappear?
Spiritual weapon makes no such mention, so it hangs around doing nothing while you are out. Summoned creatures for example all say: disappears when it drops to 0 hit points or when the spell ends.
Can you destroy spiritual weapon?
It can’t be directly attacked or destroyed.
Can spiritual weapon attack twice?
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.
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.
Can you move spiritual weapon without seeing it?
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.
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.
Is spiritual weapon a melee attack?
The description of spiritual weapon says, “YOU make a melee spell attack”, so RAW it works with Touch of Death.
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.
Is spiritual weapon attack a bonus action?
You create a floating, spectral weapon within range that lasts for the duration or until you cast this spell again. 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.