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Dispel via opposite spells [duplicate]

This question was developed as an extension of one that is related. What interests me in particular is the part about dispeling. I'm totally agree with the linked answer to that related question (...
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What is wrong with the D&D 3.5 FAQ?

I've heard from several places that the D&D 3.5 FAQ is generally a bad place to find information about the rules of the game. I don't really understand this distrust, since it's an official ...
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Can a spell always counterspell itself?

The counterspell rules in Pathfinder say some spells can be used to counter other spells (like, say, Darkness can counterspell light spells). But does this override the regular counterspelling rule? ...
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Does dispelling with an opposing spell require a check or save?

In Pathfinder there are a few spells that are effectively polar opposites, and as such have the text “counters and dispels [opposite]”. The rules for counterspelling are spelled out fairly well, but ...
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What, exactly, happens when boots of speed are activated under a slow spell?

A user came in to one of my Discord chats asking, what happens when I'm hit by slow and activate my boots of speed? Haste and slow spells descriptions both indicate, "This spell counters and dispels ...
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What lighting condition does the spell Darkness create?

Many people hold to the interpretation of the spell Darkness that it is an area of total darkness. But this is not how I would interpret it, to me it appears as if the spell creates an area of dim ...
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What does a Runecaster's Permanent Rune do?

At 8th level Runecaster (from the Forgotten Realms) can create Permanent Runes. I don't clearly understand what a Permanent rune does though. My guesses at how it might work: When activated it works ...
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Can boots of speed be activated multiple times in a round?

Can boots of speed be activated twice in a round? Say for instance you are under the effects of slow. So you activate the boots to counter/dispel slow. Are you now able to activate them a second time ...
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Dispelling Haste with Slow

Haste and Slow are opposites of each other. Our group got attacked by creatures under the same haste spell. Our caster responded by casting slow on them but due to their spreading out was unable to ...
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How exactly do light and darkness spells interfere?

Let's say, I buy a Dull Gray Ioun Stone for 25 gp. I ask my friend to cast Continual Flame upon the stone. Then I venture to a dungeon with the said Ioun Stone floating around my head and suddenly ...