SRD5:Counterspell

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Counterspell is a spell in 5th edition.


Counterspell
3rd-level abjuration
Casting Time: Reaction, which you take when you see a creature within 60 feet of you casting a spell
Range: 60 feet
Components: S
Duration: Instantaneous
Casters: Eldritch Knight, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard

You attempt to interrupt a creature in the process of casting a spell. If the creature is casting a spell of 3rd level or lower, its spell fails and has no effect. If it is casting a spell of 4th level or higher, make an ability check using your spellcasting ability. The DC equals 10 + the spell's level. On a success, the creature's spell fails and has no effect.

At Higher Levels. When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 4th level or higher, the interrupted spell has no effect if its level is less than or equal to the level of the spell slot you used.


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Facts about "Counterspell"
Action TypeOther +
AuthorSRD5 +
Canontrue +
CasterEldritch Knight +, Sorcerer +, Warlock + and Wizard +
ComponentS +
Level3 +
PublicationSRD5 +
Range60 feet +
Scalabletrue +
SchoolAbjuration +
TitleCounterspell +