The 0th level druid spell Dawn awakens all sleeping creatures in a 15' radius. How does this affect creatures that are sleeping because of magical effects or poison?
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Unless the condition or effect mandates otherwise
The Spell Dawn Wakens the Sleeping Creatures
The 0th-level Drd spell dawn [abjur] (SpC 59) says that
The spell dawn, then, is effective versus creatures affected by magical sleep effects like that of the 1st-level Sor/Wiz spell sleep [ench] (PH 280) and also poisons that cause sleep.
Note that while in earlier editions drow poison was called drow sleep poison, in Dungeons and Dragons, 3rd Edition drow poison (DMG 297) causes unconsciousness (sans nonlethal damage), which is unaffected by the spell dawn.
Since sleep says nothing about what happens when a spell tries to wake up a magially asleep creature, dawn's text does what is written and wakes up the creature.
Poisons like drow's poisoned arrows are a little different. They make the target fall unconscious and you need a Temp save, not a Will one to resist.
Well, the spell is clear about that ("ALL sleeping creatures") but IMO, I think that only the 'naturally' sleeping creatures should awake. Somebody effected by some magical effect/poison should not awake at dawn if the effect still active.
PS : Sorry if my English is not really good (I'm French)