The spell Remove Disease states:

Certain special diseases may not be countered by this spell or may be countered only by a caster of a certain level or higher.

I have not yet found any diseases that state that they cannot be cured by said spell. Therefore I am asking for a clarification.

Is the difference between extraordinary and supernatural diseases connected to Remove Disease's limitation?


Supernatural diseases are more likely to be resistant to Remove Disease, but not all are.

Mummy Rot (scroll down a bit, there isn't an anchor) is a SU disease, which requires a Caster Level of 12 to remove. Lycanthropy is a SU disease chich can be cured by Remove Disease at any level, but with a time restriction (within 3 days of contracting the disease). On the other hand, the epic Hunefer has a SU disease which can be cured by Remove Disease without respect to CL.

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    \$\begingroup\$ For completion's sake: The spell Scourge (Spell Compendium) inflicts a magical (not SU) disease that may only be healed by remove disease after casting a remove curse or break enchantment. \$\endgroup\$ – SPavel Mar 19 '16 at 1:04

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