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Status Effect

Completely Vulnerable. Unable to move or react in any way, but still completely alert and cognitive. The Power of Paralysis.


Game Effects

  • A paralyzed creature is incapacitated and can't move or speak.
  • The creature automatically fails Strength and Dexterity saving throws.
  • Attack rolls against the creature have advantage.
  • Any attack that hits the creature is a critical hit if the attacker is within 5 feet of the creature.

Type & Cause

Doesn't fit into a classification mainly due to the fact that it can be caused in MANY different ways, some of which depend on biology. Most common causes are alchemy and magic.



Due to its varying nature, the cycle can be Short Term, Congenital, or Chronic depending on the cause and the biology of the afflicted creature.


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