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chain dispel
« Topic Start: May 14, 2017, 02:38:40 PM »
How to protect yourself against chain dispel? Unlike greater dispel magic, it is too high level to be put in a dispelling ring. It is also MR-no, so spell immunity doesn't protect from it. Making sure to spread out might prevent it from wrecking the whole party, but beyond that, how can one protect against it?

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Re: chain dispel
« Reply #1: May 14, 2017, 05:49:38 PM »
Circle magic?
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Re: chain dispel
« Reply #2: May 14, 2017, 06:15:58 PM »
Greater Dispel Magic.......So it's not a free autodispel because different spells, but Chain is 8th level, which means you're atleast running a comparable caster level to have a totally fair chance to counter it. Or better if you have CL boosters.

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Re: chain dispel
« Reply #3: May 14, 2017, 06:44:30 PM »
I think the standard solution is a Spellblade
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Re: chain dispel
« Reply #4: May 14, 2017, 07:36:35 PM »
Basically, just bumping caster level.  Alternatively, a Rod of Absorption.
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Re: chain dispel
« Reply #5: May 14, 2017, 08:27:51 PM »
Basically, just bumping caster level.  Alternatively, a Rod of Absorption.
Pretty much this.

For example, @lv30 it's 1d20+25 vs DC 41 for a 20% chance of success. Thanks to Dispel-type Spells having a CL limitation they have a very limited level opportunity where they are useful. It's also the main reason Disjunction is so powerful, your items going poof on a failed save is actually less harmful than failing a Save against certain death, by being Save-based it has no limitation and inherently it has a higher success rate.
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