Dispel Magic

Dispel Magic
Level 3 (simple)
Casting Time 1 standard action
Components V, S
Range medium (50 ft./level)
Target or Area one spellcaster, creature, or object
Duration instantaneous
Saving Throw none
Spell Resistance no

You can use dispel magic to end one ongoing spell that has been cast on a creature or object, or to temporarily suppress the magical abilities of a magic item. A dispelled spell ends as if its duration had expired. Some spells, as detailed in their descriptions, can’t be defeated by dispel magic.

/Targeted Dispel: One object, creature, or spell is the target of the dispel magic spell. You make one caster check and compare that to the spell with highest caster level (DC = 11 + the spell’s caster level). If successful, that spell ends. If not, compare the same result to the spell with the next highest caster level. Repeat this process until you have dispelled one spell affecting the target, or you have failed to dispel every spell. If the object that you target is a magic item, you make a dispel check against the item’s caster level (DC = 11 + the item’s caster level). If you succeed, all the item’s magical properties are suppressed for 1d4 rounds. An interdimensional opening (such as a bag of holding) is temporarily closed. A magic item’s physical properties are unchanged: A suppressed magic sword is still a sword (a masterwork sword, in fact). Artifacts and deities are unaffected by mortal magic such as this.
You automatically succeed on your caster check against any spell that you cast yourself.

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