[RPG] Does a ring of feather falling work for any height


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A ring of feather falling:

This ring is crafted with a feather pattern all around its edge. It
acts exactly like a feather fall spell, activated immediately if the
wearer falls more than 5 feet.

This does not mention maximum number of uses/day of feather fall.

So if a character falls down a 200 ft pit wearing this ring (Made as a CL1 item, so it works for 1 round) do they:

a) Fall 5' (ring triggered) then Float 60' for one round and then fall the rest of the 135' the next round.
b) Fall 5' (ring triggers) Float 60' for one round and then fall 5' float 60' etc, until they hit the bottom of the pit having Fallen 20' total and floated the rest (as the ring activates on the last 5' fall just as they hit the floor) and therefore take 2d6 damage.
c) Fall 5' (ring triggers) and just float the rest of the way down and to hell with the complications!
d) As b) But since the falls are all 5' drops and followed by nice floating sensations – no damage (so effectively c)

Best Answer

It's option C. The ring actually triggers (200 / 5) = 40 times on the way down.

The Ring is activated "...immediately if the wearer falls more than 5 feet." Feather Fall does not change whether a character is falling, but rather the "rate at which the targets fall." So, after the first 5', it triggers. After the second 5', it triggers. And so on, until the character touches down.

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