musical instrument

Source: System Reference Document 5.0
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Category: Tool

Cost: varies

Weight: varies

Several of the most common types of musical instruments are shown on the table as examples. If you have proficiency with a given musical instrument, you can add your proficiency bonus to any ability checks you make to play music with the instrument. A bard can use a musical instrument as a spellcasting focus. Each type of musical instrument requires a separate proficiency.

Musical instrument Cost Weight
drum 6 gp 3 lb.
dulcimer 25 gp 10 lb.
flute 2 gp 1 lb.
lute 35 gp 2 lb.
lyre 30 gp 2 lb.
horn 3 gp 2 lb.
pan flute 12 gp 2 lb.
shawm 2 gp 1 lb.
viol 30 gp 1 lb.