RAW yes; the rules for flanking specify you get advantage on your attacks and spiritual specifies that you make the attack. Flanking doesn’t specify the attack has to come from your space, just that you need to be the one making it and that you’re attacking the creature you’re flanking.
Does spiritual weapon benefit from hex?
Yes. From hex: Until the spell ends, you deal an extra 1d6 necrotic damage to the target whenever you hit it with an attack.
Do spiritual weapons need sight?
Spiritual weapon obeys line of sight rules with you as the Caster/Attacker. Jeremy Crawford has explained that spiritual weapon ignores cover, but obeys any visibility concerns. Visibility is determined based strictly on the line of sight between the caster and the target.
Does divine favor affect spiritual weapon?
No. Because you are using a spell attack rather than a weapon attack, Divine Strike can’t be used with Spiritual weapon.
Do spiritual weapons take damage?
On a hit, the target takes force damage equal to 1d8 + your Spellcasting ability modifier. As a Bonus Action on Your Turn, you can move the weapon up to 20 feet and repeat the Attack against a creature within 5 feet of it. The weapon can take whatever form you choose.
Does Spirit Shroud work with spells?
So Spirit Shroud is a little bit of a weird spell. When in use you call forth the spirits of the dead which float and flit all around you throughout the duration of the spell. … This spell gets even better at higher levels when you use it in a spell slot of 4th level or higher.
Which is better hex or hunters mark?
Hunter’s Mark only applies to weapon attacks, where Hex can apply to both weapon and spell attacks. So depending on what type of Artificer you’re playing, Hex may be the better choice. Though note, that while Hunter’s Mark only requires a V component; Hex requires V,S,M.
Is spiritual weapon incorporeal?
It is incorporeal, which is mostly relevant in the sense that nothing can hit it. It appears as such (translucent/trasnparent and ghostly), so it can’t provide cover if, say, your spiritual weapon is a massive shield), and it can appear as the symbol of your deity or a weapon.
Can spiritual weapon go through walls?
The case for: Yes; spiritual weapon can move through walls.
How do you use spiritual weapons in 5e?
You create a floating, spectral weapon within range … So, you use your cleric’s bonus action to cast the spell, creating the spiritual weapon within 60 feet of your cleric. When you cast the spell, you can make a melee spell attack against a creature within 5 feet of the weapon.
Can you smite through spiritual weapon?
Spiritual Weapon cannot Smite as it is considered a Melee Spell Attack and not a Melee Weapon Attack.
Can a paladin smite with spiritual weapon?
No, because thrown weapons are ranged attacks.
Unfortunately, RAW opts for #1 – that is, a melee weapon attack is a melee attack made using a weapon (though some game features, like unarmed strikes, involve melee weapon attacks made with non-weapons).
How does divine strike work?
At 8th level, you gain the ability to infuse your weapon strikes with divine energy. Once on each of your turns when you hit a creature with a weapon Attack, you can cause the Attack to deal an extra 1d8 radiant damage to the target. When you reach 14th level, the extra damage increases to 2d8.
Is spiritual weapon a concentration?
The spiritual weapon spell doesn’t require concentration.
Does spiritual weapon occupy a space?
A spiritual weapon doesn’t pass through walls. It also doesn’t occupy its space; it’s not a creature, and it’s not described as being large enough to fill its space.
Can you twin spiritual weapon?
Spiritual weapon does not target a creature in the same sense as Fire Bolt, Hold Person, or Blight. Even if you could twin it, the only benefits would be an extra attack when you cast it and the ability to have them in different locations as your bonus action would only let you move and attack with one of them.