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Armor of Agathys 5e Spell

Armor of Agathys 5e Spell

What is Armor of Agathys 5e Spell?

Armor of Agathys is a 1st-level abjuration Warlock spell. It takes verbal, somatic, and material (cup of water) components to cast. It takes one action to cast and lasts for an hour. 

Armor of Agathys spell surrounds the castor in a layer of frost. The spell grants the caster 5 temporary hit points. Additionally, any player that hits the caster with a melee attack takes 5 cold damage. Both of these increase by 5 when cast at higher levels.

Armor of Agathys 5e Spell Description

The spell’s text from the Player’s Handbook is as follows:

A protective magical force surrounds you, manifesting as a spectral frost that covers you and your gear. You gain 5 temporary hit points for the duration. If a creature hits you with a melee attack while you have these hit points, the creature takes 5 cold damage.

At Higher Levels. When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 2nd level or higher, both the temporary hit points and the cold damage increase by 5 for each slot.

Armor of Agathys 5e Stats

  • 1st-level abjuration
  • Casting Time: 1 action
  • Range: Self
  • Components: V, S, M (a cup of water)
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Spell Lists. Warlock
Lvl Dice Min Avg Max
1st 5 5 5 5
2nd 10 10 10 10
3rd 15 15 15 15
4th 20 20 20 20
5th 25 25 25 25
6th 30 30 30 30
7th 35 35 35 35
8th 40 40 40 40
9th 45 45 45 45

Is Armor of Agthys a good spell?

Yes, Armor of Agathys is a great spell. It protects the caster while also dealing damage. This spell is perfect for a Pact of the Blade Warlock.

Armor of Agathys is also available for Oath of Conquest Paladins at the 3rd level.

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09/22/2023 01:30 pm GMT