Blade Cantrip Changes

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Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide (SCAG) published two cantrips that have long been a staple of the martial spellcaster (AKA “gish”) playstyle:

  • Green-Flame Blade
  • Booming Blade

SCAG was published by Wizards of the Coast in conjunction with Green Ronin Publishing. Since this was early in the development of 5th Edition, less than a year after the publication of the core books, the design team has had a lot of time to ruminate on tweaks to bring these spells in line with other design elements of 5th Edition.

These two cantrip spells, commonly referred to as “blade cantrips” or “bladetrips”, are being updated in the new core rules supplement, Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything (TCE). Along with that, Wizards has released updated errata for SCAG content, including full rewrites of the blade cantrips:

A before-and-after comparison of the original vs. errata spell text of Booming Blade.

A before-and-after comparison of the original vs…

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