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
|Components||V, S, M|
|Material||A small parchment with a bit of holy text written on it.|
|Duration||Up to 10 minutes|
|Casting Time||1 bonus action|
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.
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