Skip to Content

Shield of Faith 5e Spell

Shield of Faith 5e Spell

Shield of Faith is a level 1 Abjuration spell on the Cleric and Paladin spell lists. This spell requires verbal, somatic, and material (a piece of parchment with holy text written on it) to cast. It has a 60ft range and can last 10 minutes with concentration

When cast, a shimmering field surrounds a creature of your choice. They can add +2 to their AC for the duration of the spell. 

Shield of Faith 5e Spell Description

Source: Player’s Handbook

A shimmering field appears and surrounds a creature of your choice within range, granting it a +2 bonus to AC for the duration.

Shield of Faith 5e Stats

Range 60 feet
Components V, S, M
Material A small parchment with a bit of holy text written on it.
Duration Up to 10 minutes
Concentration true
Casting Time 1 bonus action
Level 1
School Abjuration
Classes Cleric, Paladin
Subclasses Lore

Is Shield of Faith a good spell?

Shield of Faith is a good spell, especially at lower levels. The only drawback is that the spell requires concentration. The spellcaster must stay out of the fight to optimize this spell.

D&D Player’s Handbook
$49.95 $26.10

Buy on Amazon Buy at Noble Knight
We earn a commission if you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.
05/31/2023 11:00 am GMT