Question: Can spiritual weapon take damage?

A spiritual weapon cannot be attacked or harmed by physical attacks, but dispel magic, disintegrate, a sphere of annihilation, or a rod of cancellation affects it. A spiritual weapon’s AC against touch attacks is 12 (10 + size bonus for Tiny object).

Does spiritual weapon count as a weapon attack?

It is not a weapon. It is a 2nd level spell whose effect resembles a weapon.

Can you get advantage with spiritual weapon?

Because the player gets flanking so does the spiritual weapon – because the spiritual weapon is a melee attack and flanking gives advantage on melee attacks.

What damage type is 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.

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.

Can you occupy the same space as a spiritual weapon?

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.

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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.

Does attacking with spiritual weapon break invisibility?

Yup – Invisibility breaks when you make an attack, including a spell attack. Spiritual weapon isn’t a separate creature – you are the one making attacks with it. Yup – Invisibility breaks when you make an attack, including a spell attack.

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 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.

Is spiritual weapon a Cantrip?

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.

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