@JeremyECrawford If cutting words is used on an AoE effect like fireball, does it reduce the damage the group would take or only the bard?
— Todd Sampson (@fmacanadaguy) September 20, 2016
An AoE like fireball has a single damage roll. If you use Cutting Words on such a roll, the damage reduction applies to all targets. #DnD https://t.co/RnpxSNogrH
— Jeremy Crawford (@JeremyECrawford) September 20, 2016