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ThinkDM says he’d ban the spell.
I’d rather find a way to fix it.
Agreed. It's a super-useful utility spell, but ultimately it's still just a probability shift.I saw that thread.... he waaaay overeacts in it (maybe for views. The spell is strong (about as strong as shield) but not broken. It does not do what peiople think it does to legendary resistances.
Yeah, while barb has more uses, it lacks the garantee of success of shield. They are about the same.Agreed. It's a super-useful utility spell, but ultimately it's still just a probability shift.
I look at it this way; if shield hadn't been in the PHB but introduced in a later book, the cries to disallow or nerf it would be extreme. That doesn't mean shield as it currently exists is broken.
The thing is... you can't fix the too good portion (if you think it's too good). Otherwise it would just be worse bane...But is that the “too strong bit” I think it’s still potentially too good even without that.
If I said that there is nothing to fix, I think that spell works good the way it is written.OK, but why?