- Casting Time
- 1 Action
- Concentration, up to 1 hour
- Materials Required
- A handful of oak bark
You touch a willing creature. Until the spell ends, the target’s skin has a rough, bark-like appearance, and the target’s AC can’t be less than 16, regardless of what kind of armor it is wearing.
Is Barkskin Good?
Overall Rating: Red. This means that barkskin isn’t going to contribute to the effectiveness of your character build at all.
Overall Notes: Decent defensive buff, but is hampered by the concentration requirement.
Class Specific Ratings for Barkskin
Ranger: Not worth a ranger’s spell slot because they have medium armor proficiencies and are usually stacked into DEX.
Druid: Not normally worth it for the concentration requirement, but can be useful when fighting in melee while wild shaped.