1st level Abjuration
- Casting Time
- 1 Action
- 8 hours
- Materials Required
- A piece of cured leather
You touch a willing creature who isn’t wearing armor, and a protective magical force surrounds it until the spell ends. The target’s base AC becomes 13 + its Dexterity modifier. The spell ends if the target dons armor or if you dismiss the spell as an action.
Is Mage Armor Good?
Overall Rating: Blue. This means that mage armor is a great spell and you should strongly consider this spell for your character.
Overall Notes: Because of its long duration and lack of concentration, this spell is a great solution to low AC issues early in a campaign, especially if you have some DEX.
Class Specific Ratings for Mage Armor
Arcane Trickster rogue: You can get +1 AC compared to studded leather, which may or may not be worth it depending on your build.