Magic: Combining Magic Effects

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Combining Magical Effects

While individual spells are fairly easy to adjudicate, sometimes it can be confusing when more than one spell affects the same creature.

Stacking

Bonuses and penalties provided by spells all add together while the durations of those spells overlap, except for one case. Unless noted otherwise, the effects of the same spell cast multiple times do not add up, including higher- or lower-level versions of the same spell. Instead, the highest bonus from those spells applies. Each spell still expires individually.

Order of Operations

When determining the effects of multiple spells, apply the first spell cast on a creature first, then the second one, and so forth.


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