Daily Punch 10-24-17 Fist of Force cantrip for 5e DnD

Why stun when you can push?  Here is a cantrip for 5e DnD!

 

Fist of Force

Evocation cantrip

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: Touch
Components: V, S
Duration: Instantaneous

Turning your hips, rolling your sholders, and punching with excelent form knocks a creature far away from you.  Make a melee spell attack against the target. On a hit, the target takes 1d8 force damage, and it is pushed 10 feet away from you.

The spell’s damage increases by 1d8 when you reach 5th level (2d8), 11th level (3d8), and 17th level (4d8).

 

 

Thoughts?

Daily Punch 3-16-17 Force Ball cantrip for DnD 5e

If it’s good enough for Pathfinder, then it’s good enough for DnD!

Force Ball

evocation cantrip

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: 60 feet
Components: V, S
Duration: Instantaneous

You throw a ball of pure force at an enemy.  The ball hits unerringly, automatically hitting and dealing damage, unless the enemy is behind total cover or has a spell such as shield that blocks force spells. Choose one creature within range.  That target takes 2 force damage.

This spell’s damage increases by 2 when you reach 5th level (4), 11th level (6), and 17th level (8).

Daily Punch 9-7-16 Lock Tight cantrip for DnD 5e

How about an enchantment cantrip?

 

Lock Tight

enchantment cantrip

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: 50 feet
Components: V, S
Duration: 1 round

You fuse a subject to the floor it stands upon as well as locking its joints momentarily.  The target of the spell must make a Strength saving throw.  On a failure, the target can not move for one round and it has disadvantage on the next attack it makes.

 

Thoughts?

Daily Punch 6-21-16 Gravity Crush cantrip for DnD 5e

If we’re going to have powers to fight giants, let’s use their size against them!

 

Gravity Crush

transmutation cantrip

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: 50 feet
Components: V, S
Duration: Instantaneous

You cause the body to fold in upon it self.  The more body the creature has the more it crushes itself.  Chose a target in range and have them make a Constitution saving throw.  On  a failure, the target is dealt damage based on its size based on the chart below.

Size Bludgeoning Damage
Tiny 1
Small 1d3
Medium 1d6
Large 1d8
Huge 1d10
Gargantuan 1d12

This spell’s damage increases by 1 point (for tiny) or by one die when you reach 5th level , 11th level , and 17th level.

 

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Daily Punch 3-14-15 Snuff cantrip for DnD 5e

How about a reaction or bonus action cantrip?

 

Snuff

Abjuration cantrip

Casting Time: bonus action or reaction

Range: 30 feet

Components: S

Duration: Instantaneous

 

You snuff out a fire no bigger than 5 feet square.  If the fire is non-magical, then the fire instantly goes out.  If the fire is magical and from a spell higher then level zero, then this spell has no effect.  If a character is on fire and a saving throw can end the effect, then the character gets another saving throw regardless of the spell level causing the fire effect.

 

 

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Daily Punch 1-15-15 Ball Lightning Cantrip for DnD5e

Had a new player love Shocking Grasp, but hate to have to get close.  How about something similar, but not overpowered?

 

Ball Lightning

Evocation Cantrip

Casting Time: 1 action

Range: 100 feet

Components: V,S

Duration: Instantaneous

You lob a ball of pure electricity at a target.  Make a ranged spell attack against the target.  On a hit, the target takes 1d6 electric damage and can not take reactions for the next turn.

The spell’s damage increases by 1d6 when you reach 5th level (2d6), 11th level (3d6), and 17th level (4d6)