Armour of Agathys

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Armour of Agathys is a level 1 abjuration spell. It allows spellcasters to create a spectral armour of frost that covers the caster and their equipment. The armour provides additional Hit Points to the caster and damages hostile targets while the added Hit Points are present.


Gain HP Icon.png 5 temporary hit points and deal 5Damage TypesCold damage to any creature that hits you with a melee attack.

Can only have Temporary Hit Points from one source.


Action + Level 1 Spell Slot
 Range: Self

At higher levels

Upcast: Gain an additional HP Icon.png 5 temporary hit points and deal an additional 5 Damage TypesCold damage per level.

Condition: Armour of Agathys

Armour of Agathys Armour of Agathys

Duration: Until Long rest

Gained x Temporary Hit Points. If hit with a melee attack, the attacker takes x Cold damage and this effect ends.

How to learn



Granted by the following items:


  • The incantation for Armour of Agathys is Mactē Virtutē, the Latin command "honour with virtue!"
  • If casted via Icebite Robe, it will end if Icebite Robe is unequipped.

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