DO concentration checks count as saving throws?
A “concentration check” is actually a constitution saving throw. From page 203-204 of the PHB: Taking damage. Whenever you take damage while you are concentrating on a spell, you must make a Constitution saving throw to maintain your concentration […]
Do you have to beat a saving throw?
If the total equals or exceeds the target number, the ability check, attack roll, or saving throw is a success. Otherwise, it’s a failure. […] The target number for an ability check or a saving throw is called a Difficulty Class (DC).
What happens if you lose concentration on a spell?
If you take any damage while concentrating on a spell, you must roll a Constitution saving throw. Keep in mind, if you fail this saving throw, you lose concentration on your spell! The difficulty of this saving throw to maintain Concentration is either a DC 10 or half of the damage taken, whichever is greater.
When do spellcasters need a constitution saving throw?
When a spellcaster takes damage while maintaining concentration on a spell, they need to make a Constitution saving throw to keep the spell active. The Difficulty Class (DC) of the save is the higher of 10 or half the damage taken (rounded down). There are two feats that can help a spellcaster with this check:
Which is the better feat for maintaining concentration on a spell?
There are two feats that can help a spellcaster with this check: War Caster gives you advantage on Constitution saves to maintain concentration when you take damage. Resilient grants you proficiency in the saving throw of your choice. Which one is the better feat for maintaining concentration on a spell?
When do spellcasters invest in their ability score?
Spellcasters first invest in their spellcasting ability score. Spellcasters will have +2 to Constitution at Level 1. Spellcasters prioritize Constitution over Dexterity. No metamaggin’. Assumption 1. A caster has the maximum investment in their spellcasting ability score.