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Questions tagged [permanency]

For questions about permanency mechanics. That is any mechanic which can make a normally temporary effect, permanent.

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How exploitable/balanced is this homebrew spell: Spell Permanency?

I would like to give my players the option of learning a way to make a spell or magical effect permanent. To this end I've created a homebrew spell, Spell Permanency (quoted below). Before ...
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How does Vivification work? How much karma do I have to spend to make a spell permanent?

I'm new to this game. I was wondering if I can make an Armor Spell become permanent with the Initiation ability called Vivification. If I can, how much karma is needed for that?
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Permanent Enlarge Person and Kitsune Shape

The subject of this question is a Kitsune character under a permanent Enlarge Person spell. I have some difficulties to figure out how it will react with the two shape features of this character, ...
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For spells that can be made permanent after multiple castings, does the effect need to be maintained continuously during the setup?

There are a number of spells that normally have a 24-hour duration, but can be made permanent by casting them on the same target every day for a specified number of consecutive days. Examples include ...
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Is there a modifier for permanent spell durations?

Is there a modifier for permanent spell durations in Ars Magica 5th edition?
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Does a spell made permanent by Permanency stack with another permanent version of itself?

This question was brought up recently by a player in our Pathfinder group who was planning to use the Permanency spell on the Resistance spell at later levels (applying the price for permanency and ...
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Can Greater and Superior Resistance be made permanent?

From the Spell Compendium, Resistance, Greater reads: This spell functions like resistance (PH 272), except as noted here. You grant the subject a +3 resistance bonus on saves. Resistance, ...
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How to prevent my permanencied spell buffs being dispelled?

My motivation to finding this answer stems from the reason that you will never get the money back that you spent on permanencied spells. And that moneyloss is what I dislike. I have been looking for ...
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How are spells made permanent in 5e?

As we all know, the golden-age era of spellcasters having access to spells like Permanency is now over with the arrival of 5E. I am now DM'ing a top-tier campaign, and several of my PCs are casters ...