Should a caster be able to prop a 2h weapon against his shoulder in order to cast? – UPDATE

3 thoughts on “Should a caster be able to prop a 2h weapon against his shoulder in order to cast? – UPDATE

  1. Patrick Walker says:

    What about casting a spell and attacking in the same turn. Such as the eldritch knight ability to cast a cantrip and make a bonus weapon attack. Assuming I’m using a two handed weapon.

    • Easy, let’s imagine that you start your turn with the weapon wielded right. You first let free of one hand (a not-even-a-free-action), cast your spell (an action), then regain hold of your weapon (your one free interaction) and SMASH! (a bonus action).

  2. JudgeHolden says:

    Can you use an Attack action (using two hands) then also be able to cast a spell as either a bonus or reaction using a free hand after the fact?
    Conversely, can you cast a spell with a free hand and then also get your reaction attack of opportunity using your two hands for that?

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