Pros and cons of D&D poison spray spell?

You project a noxious gas from your palm by extending your hand toward a creature that is within your range and can be seen by you. If the creature doesn’t succeed on a constitution saving throw then it has to take 1d12 poison damage. The damage of 5e Poison Spray spell increases with the level by 2d12 on 5th level and 3d12 on 11th level, 4d12 on 17th level.

Attributes of Poison Spray

  • Cantrip conjuration
  • Casting Time: 1 action
  • Range: 10 feet
  • Components: V S
  • Duration: Instantaneous
  • Classes: Druid, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard

Pros and Cons of Poison Spray

There are many benefits of Poison spray but along with that it has many cons also. Here is the list of pros and cons of poison spray:

Pros of Poison Spray

  • Poison Spell can be used to clean up trash mobs with low con like Kobolds
  • This spell causes a very high damage
  • It is cantrip so this spell never get wasted
  • Against AC enemies, this spell works very well

Cons of Poison Spray

  • With this spell 95 things will not take any damage and the remaining 5 will take only the half damage.
  • It targets only one object or creature only so because of that it doesn’t gain any benefit from having AoE
  • The range on this spell is just 10 feet so not great against back line casters.

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