talking to animals is possible through the Speak with Animals spell. Here’s how you can talk to animals during exploration:
Acquire the Spell: Ensure that you have a character in your party who has access to the Speak with Animals spell. This spell allows you to communicate with animals and understand their responses.
Prepare and Cast the Spell: Once you have a character who knows the Speak with Animals spell, make sure it is prepared in their available spell slots. During exploration, when you encounter an animal you wish to communicate with, have the character cast the spell. This will grant them the ability to understand and converse with the animal.
Interact with the Animal: Once the Speak with Animals spell is active, approach the animal you wish to speak with and engage in conversation. You can ask questions, seek information, or attempt to negotiate with the animal.
Listen and Respond: Pay attention to the responses and cues from the animal. They may provide valuable information, offer hints about nearby secrets or dangers, or have requests or tasks for you to fulfill. Respond to the animal’s queries or requests to progress the conversation.
Role-playing and Decision-making: Engaging with animals can present opportunities for role-playing your character’s personality, motivations, or alignment. Consider your character’s disposition towards animals and make choices in the conversation that align with their beliefs or objectives.