Comprehend Languages 5e is an amazing DnD spell that you can use against your opponents in the exciting game of D&D. This is a very cool spell. Anyone belonging to the class of Bard, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard can use this dramatic spell. You can find this spell in the Players Handbook which is a must to have book as it has great content.

In this article, I will tell you everything you need to know about this DnD 5e spell. So just keep reading this article to use this amazing spell.

Comprehend Languages 5e

Spell NameComprehend Languages 5e
SourcePLAYER’S HANDBOOK, page 224.
Casting TimeAction
1 hour
ComponentsVerbal, Somatic, Material (a pinch of soot and salt)
ClassBard, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard
SubclassArcane Trickster Rogue, Eldritch Knight Fighter, City (UA) Cleric
RacesGnome (Mark of Scribing)

Comprehend Languages 5e Explained

For the duration, you understand the literal meaning of any spoken language that you hear. You also understand any written language that you see, but you must be touching the surface on which the words are written. It takes about 1 minute to read one page of text.

This spell doesn’t decode secret messages in a text or a glyph, such as an arcane sigil, that isn’t part of a written language.

More Info

The casting time of this spell is 1 action and the range of attack is self. The duration of the spell is 1 hour. The level of this Dnd spell is 1. You have to perform separate rituals to use this spell.

The components of the spell are somatic, verbal, and material. Meaning you have to gesture with a pinch of soot and salt in one hand while speaking the incantation. The school is divination.


So this is it! Above is all the information that you need to use the spell effectively on your opponents. If you have any cool ideas or interesting stories about this spell, I would love to hear them down in the comment section.

I hope that you will have a great day, and as always, happy casting.

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