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How long do the protective wings from the feat Gift of the Metallic Dragon last? The description of the Gift of the Metallic Dragon feat provided in the Fizban's Treasury of Dragons sourcebook states, in part (my emphasis):

Protective Wings. You can manifest protective wings that can shield you or others. When you or another creature you can see within 5 feet of you is hit by an attack roll, you can use your reaction to manifest spectral wings from your back for a moment. You grant a bonus to the target’s AC equal to your proficiency bonus against that attack roll, potentially causing it to miss. You can use this reaction a number of times equal to your proficiency bonus, and you regain all expended uses when you finish a long rest.

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“Against that attack”

The bonus to AC is for the triggering attack only, since the feature states:

You grant a bonus to the target’s AC equal to your proficiency bonus against that attack roll

Since it doesn’t state that the bonus persists beyond “that attack”, it is good for “that attack” only.

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    \$\begingroup\$ Good lord, I read that thing 50 times. Thanks! \$\endgroup\$
    – Bryan
    Dec 31, 2023 at 2:16
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Bryan No worries, it took me a few reads too. \$\endgroup\$ Dec 31, 2023 at 2:17

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