What is Dungeons & Dragons?

Dungeons & Dragons (DnD) is a fantasy tabletop RPG originally developed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, and first published in 1974. Today the game is published by Wizards of the Coast. The publication of D&D is considered to be the origin of modern RPGs.

Dungeons & Dragons Spells

There are 8 classes in Dungeons & Dragons that can cast spells: Bard, Cleric, Druid, Paladin, Ranger, Sorcerer, Warlock and Wizard.
Ritual (RIT): The spell can be done through a ritual.
Concentration (CON): The spell requires concentration.
Verbal (V): The spell needs a verbal component.
Somatic (S): The spell needs a hand movement.
Material (M): The spell needs a material component.

All Bard Spells from D&D 5th Edition

The next table lists all Bard spells present in the fifth edition of Dungeons and Dragons.

L
Spell
Name
V
S
M
Casting
Time
Rit
Con
Range
Duration
Saving
Throw
1Animal Friendship1 action30 feet24 hoursWisdom
1Bane1 action30 feetup to 1 minuteCharisma
1Charm Person1 action30 feet1 hourWisdom
1Comprehend Languages1 actionSelf1 hour
1Cure Wounds1 actionTouchInstantaneous
1Detect Magic1 actionSelfup to 10 minutes
1Disguise Self1 actionSelf1 hour
1Dissonant Whispers1 action60 feetInstantaneousWisdom
1Earth Tremor1 action10 feetInstantaneousDexterity
1Faerie Fire1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity
1Feather Fall1 reaction60 feet1 minute
1Healing Word1 bonus action60 feetInstantaneous
1Heroism1 actionTouchup to 1 minute
1Identify1 minuteTouchInstantaneous
1Illusory Script1 minuteTouch10 days
1Longstrider1 actionTouch1 hour
1Silent Image1 action60 feetup to 10 minutes
1Sleep1 action90 feet1 minute
1Speak with Animals1 actionSelf10 minutes
1Tasha’s Hideous Laughter1 action30 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
1Thunderwave1 actionSelf (15-foot cube)InstantaneousConstitution
1Unseen Servant1 action60 feet1 hour
2Animal Messenger1 action30 feet24 hours
2Blindness / Deafness1 action30 feet1 minuteConstitution
2Calm Emotions1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteCharisma
2Cloud of Daggers1 action60 feetup to 1 minute
2Crown of Madness1 action120 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
2Detect Thoughts1 actionSelfup to 1 minuteWisdom
2Enhance Ability1 actionTouchup to 1 hour
2Enthrall1 action60 feet1 minute
2Heat Metal1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteConstitution
2Hold Person1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
2Invisibility1 actionTouchup to 1 hour
2Knock1 action60 feetInstantaneous
2Lesser Restoration1 actionTouchInstantaneous
2Locate Animals or Plants1 actionSelfInstantaneous
2Locate Object1 actionSelfup to 10 minutes
2Magic Mouth1 minute30 feetUntil dispelled
2Phantasmal Force1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteIntelligence
2Pyrotechnics1 action60 feetInstantaneousConstitution
2See Invisibility1 actionSelf1 hour
2Shatter1 action60 feetInstantaneousConstitution
2Silence1 action120 feetup to 10 minutes
2Skywrite1 actionSightup to 1 hour
2Suggestion1 action30 feetup to 8 hoursWisdom
2Warding Wind1 actionSelfup to 10 minutes
2Zone of Truth1 action60 feet10 minutesCharisma
3Bestow Curse1 actionTouchup to 1 minuteWisdom
3Catnap1 action30 feet10 minutes
3Clairvoyance10 minutes1 mileup to 10 minutes
3Dispel Magic1 action120 feetInstantaneous
3Enemies Abound1 action120 feetup to 1 minuteIntelligence
3Fear1 actionSelf (30-foot cone)up to 1 minuteWisdom
3Feign Death1 actionTouch1 hour
3Glyph of Warding1 hourTouchUntil dispelled or triggeredDexterity
3Hypnotic Pattern1 action120 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
3Leomund’s Tiny Hut1 minuteSelf (10-foot-radius hemisphere)8 hours
3Major Image1 action120 feetup to 10 minutes
3Nondetection1 actionTouch8 hours
3Plant Growth1 action or 8 hours150 feetInstantaneous
3Sending1 actionUnlimited1 round
3Speak with Dead1 action10 feet10 minutes
3Speak with Plants1 actionSelf (30-foot radius)10 minutes
3Stinking Cloud1 action90 feetup to 1 minuteConstitution
3Tongues1 actionTouch1 hour
4Charm Monster1 action30 feet1 hourWisdom
4Compulsion1 action30 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
4Confusion1 action90 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
4Dimension Door1 action500 feetInstantaneous
4Freedom of Movement1 actionTouch1 hour
4Greater Invisibility1 actionTouchup to 1 minute
4Hallucinatory Terrain10 minutes300 feet24 hours
4Locate Creature1 actionSelfup to 1 hour
4Polymorph1 action60 feetup to 1 hourWisdom
5Animate Objects1 action120 feetup to 1 minute
5Awaken8 hoursTouchInstantaneous
5Dominate Person1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
5Dream1 minuteSpecial8 hoursWisdom
5Geas1 minute60 feet30 daysWisdom
5Greater Restoration1 actionTouchInstantaneous
5Hold Monster1 action90 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
5Legend Lore10 minutesSelfInstantaneous
5Mass Cure Wounds1 action60 feetInstantaneous
5Mislead1 actionSelfup to 1 hour
5Modify Memory1 action30 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
5Planar Binding1 hour60 feet24 hoursCharisma
5Raise Dead1 hourTouchInstantaneous
5Scrying10 minutesSelfup to 10 minutesWisdom
5Seeming1 action30 feet8 hoursCharisma
5Skill Empowerment1 actionTouchup to 1 hour
5Synaptic Static1 action120 feetInstantaneousIntelligence
5Teleportation Circle1 minute10 feet1 round
6Eyebite1 actionSelfup to 1 minuteWisdom
6Find the Path1 minuteSelfup to 1 day
6Guards and Wards10 minutesTouch24 hours
6Mass Suggestion1 action60 feet24 hoursWisdom
6Otto’s Irresistible Dance1 action30 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
6Programmed Illusion1 action120 feetUntil dispelled
6True Seeing1 actionTouch1 hour
7Etherealness1 actionSelfUp to 8 hours
7Forcecage1 action100 feet1 hourCharisma
7Mirage Arcane10 minutesSight10 days
7Mordenkainen’s Magnificent Mansion1 minute300 feet24 hours
7Mordenkainen’s Sword1 action60 feetup to 1 minute
7Project Image1 action500 milesup to 1 day
7Regenerate1 minuteTouch1 hour
7Resurrection1 hourTouchInstantaneous
7Symbol1 minuteTouchUntil dispelled or triggeredConstitution; Wisdom; Charisma; Intelligence
7Teleport1 action10 feetInstantaneous
8Dominate Monster1 action60 feetup to 1 hourWisdom
8Feeblemind1 action150 feetInstantaneousIntelligence
8Glibness1 actionSelf1 hour
8Mind Blank1 actionTouch24 hours
8Power Word Stun1 action60 feetInstantaneousConstitution
9Foresight1 minuteTouch8 hours
9Mass Polymorph1 action120 feetup to 1 hourWisdom
9Power Word Heal1 actionTouchInstantaneous
9Power Word Kill1 action60 feetInstantaneous
9Psychic Scream1 action90 feetInstantaneousIntelligence
9True Polymorph1 action30 feetup to 1 hourWisdom
CBlade Ward1 actionSelf1 round
CDancing Lights1 action120 feetup to 1 minute
CFriends1 actionSelfup to 1 minute
CLight1 actionTouch1 hourDexterity
CMage Hand1 action30 feet1 minute
CMending1 minuteTouchInstantaneous
CMessage1 action120 feet1 round
CMinor Illusion1 action30 feet1 minute
CPrestidigitation1 action10 feetup to 1 hour
CThunderclap1 action5 feetInstantaneousConstitution
CTrue Strike1 action30 feetup to 1 round
CVicious Mockery1 action60 feetInstantaneousWisdom