Aasimar's Halo vs. Darkness / Deeper Darkness


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A few questions about the aasimar alternate racial trait, Halo.

Halo Description:

Halo: Some aasimars possess the ability to manifest halos. An aasimar with this racial trait can create light centered on her head at will as a spell-like ability. When using her halo, she gains a +2 circumstance bonus on Intimidate checks against evil creatures and on saving throws against becoming blinded or dazzled. This racial trait replaces the darkvision standard racial trait.

1) How much light does Halo create?

2) How far can an aasimar see with it?

3) What caster level is the Halo spell-like ability?

4) How would Halo interact with Darkness? Deeper Darkness?

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Did you copy/paste the Halo text? Go back and see if you left out some italics; if "light" is actually "light", then that would mean that it's referencing the spell of that name.

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Jiggy wrote:
Did you copy/paste the Halo text? Go back and see if you left out some italics; if "light" is actually "light", then that would mean that it's referencing the spell of that name.

Ah, my aging eyes missed it - thanks! The word "light" is italicized, and even links directly to the light spell, so that answers at least the first two questions.

As for #3 (and effectively #4), what caster level would the aasimar be casting light as? I'm thinking it's either level 1 (the minimum to cast light), or it's the aasimar's character level. Not sure which, since it's a spell-like ability.


Most likely it would be a light with a caster level for the effect being the Aasimar's character level.

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Thanks everyone for the help. :-)

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Actually, the answers for #3 and #4 are not related. Light spells interact with Darkness and Deeper Darkness based on their spell level, not caster level. You still might need to know caster level for interaction with Dispels.

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