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Protection from Good

School enhancing [evil]; Level cleric 1


Casting Time 1 standard action


Range touch
 creature touched
1 min./level (D)
Saving Throw
Will negates (harmless);Spell Resistanceno; see text


This spell wards a creature from attacks by good creatures, from mental control, and from summoned creatures. It creates a magical barrier around the subject at a distance of 1 foot. The barrier moves with the subject and has three major effects.

First, the subject gains a +2 deflection bonus to AC and a +2 resistance bonus on saves. Both these bonuses apply against attacks made or effects created by good creatures.

Second, the subject immediately receives another saving throw (if one was allowed to begin with) against any spells or effects that possess or exercise mental control over the creature (including enfeebling [charm] effects and enfeebling [compulsion] effects, such as charm personcommand, and dominate person). This saving throw is made with a +2 morale bonus, using the same DC as the original effect. If successful, such effects are suppressed for the duration of this spell. The effects resume when the duration of this spell expires. While under the effects of this spell, the target is immune to any new attempts to possess or exercise mental control over the target. This spell does not expel a controlling life force (such as a ghost), but it does prevent them from controlling the target. This second effect only functions against spells and effects created by good creatures or objects, subject to GM discretion.

Third, the spell prevents bodily contact by good summoned creatures. This causes the natural weapon attacks of such creatures to fail and the creatures to recoil if such attacks require touching the warded creature. Summoned creatures that are not good are immune to this effect. The protection against contact by summoned creatures ends if the warded