# Does mold earth work on snow?

Ice and snow are water, Shape Water works on them, not Mold Earth.

## How long does mold earth last?

The changes last for 1 hour. If the dirt or stone you target is on the ground, you cause it to become difficult terrain. Alternatively, you can cause the ground to become normal terrain if it is already difficult terrain.

## How deep can you dig with mold earth?

You can excavate a hole 5ft deep. Action.

## Can you move stone with mold earth?

When determining whether or not you can move stone, specifically in the case of creating cover for yourself during combat, the relevant text in mold earth is: "You choose a portion of dirt or stone that you can see within range and that fits within a 5-foot cube."

## Is mold earth permanent?

This comes down to a few factors: Cantrips can be cast repeatedly without spell slots. The real limitation to cantrips is time and opportunity. Some effects of Mold Earth are permanent.

## Can you bury someone with mold earth?

You can’t bury someone

The Mold Earth cantrip does say exactly what it does: If you target an area of loose earth, you can instantaneously excavate it, move it along the ground, and deposit it up to 5 feet away. This movement doesn’t have enough force to cause damage.

## Can you dig a hole with mold earth?

In the description of the mold earth cantrip, it says: If you target an area of loose earth, you can instantaneously excavate it, […]

## Does mold earth work on stone?

When determining whether or not you can move stone, specifically in the case of creating cover for yourself during combat, the relevant text in mold earth is: “You choose a portion of dirt or stone that you can see within range and that fits within a 5-foot cube.”

## What counts as loose earth?

What is loose earth?

For example, which of the following would meet this criteria:
• Top soil of a recently plowed field.
• Digging a 10 ft hole in the middle of said same field.
• Digging a 10 ft hole with a mixture of dirt, gravel, clay.
• Digging a 10 ft hole in a cobblestone road.
• Digging a 10 ft hole in solid stone.

## Does shape water work on snow?

Ice and snow are water, Shape Water works on them, not Mold Earth. More important than the mineral aspect is the elemental aspect.

## Can you unfreeze with shape water?

You freeze the water, provided that there are no creatures in it. The water unfreezes in 1 hour. If you cast this spell multiple times, you can have no more than two of its non-instantaneous effects active at a time, and you can dismiss such an effect as an action.