Talk:Change Sex (5e Spell)
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Why in the merciful Lord's name is this a spell?!It seems to be a spell for every spell-casting class, so perhaps a better question would be which classes, if any, should have this spell? Are there any spells in the PHB which all classes can cast?--GamerAim (talk) 09:20, 3 September 2018 (MDT)
I can see why paladin or ranger don't need this spell, but I don't follow why warlock needs removed. I am also confused why an artificer needs to have this spell. More of the tinkerer than they are the surgeons I think. Red Leg Leo (talk) 13:35, 8 December 2020 (MST)
- Warlock was not removed, i don't believe this was a warlock spell in the first place. Or if it was removed, was not by me, and i agree that this is a spell fitting for a warlock. As for the artificer, transmutation is part of their theme and make for a good chunk of their spells, so it made sense to me give this to them. Anastacio (talk) 13:51, 8 December 2020 (MST)
- They don't only affect non-living things, at least the spell list doesn't reflect that. One good example is the spell "Alter Self", which basically allow you to do with this Change Sex spell does. And, if you are referring to this line: " This artificer channels magic into or through non-living items for their own personal use, thus any spells in the Enchantment/Charm school which happen to affect living things", about the 2e Artificer, a lot of constraints classes used to have in 2e doesn't exist in 5e.Anastacio (talk) 09:59, 9 December 2020 (MST)
- I guess this is on me for not being more aware of their spell list and thinking about the traditional artificer.
- What you call a constraint though, isn't what I'd say. The artificer wasn't constrained. They were arguably the least constrained. But, classes already existed for transmuting living things. The artificer is a tinkerer, or a builder. Instead of casting cats grace on someone, they would enchant an item. Their magic worked through items. I'll digress though. Clearly 5e chose a different path with their spell list, and new players without background will make decisions on that. *grumble grumble* Red Leg Leo (talk) 09:14, 10 December 2020 (MST)