|Level||Arc 2, BVal 2, Drd 2, Plant 2, Rgr 2, Shu 2|
|Components||V, S, DF|
|Casting Time||1 standard action|
|Recharge Time||1 hour|
|Target||Living creature touched|
|Spell Resistance||Yes (harmless)|
|Groups||AC Improvements, Armor, Natural|
|Sources||System Reference Document on page 203|
Grants +2 (or higher) enhancement to natural armor.
Barkskin toughens a creatures skin. The effect grants a +2 enhancement bonus to the creatures existing natural armor bonus. This enhancement bonus increases by 1 for every three caster levels above 3rd, to a maximum of +5 at caster level 12th.
The enhancement bonus provided by barkskin stacks with the targets natural armor bonus, but not with other enhancement bonuses to natural armor. A creature without natural armor has an effective natural armor bonus of +0.
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