Dispel Magic question

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Does dispel magic work on ritual effect too?

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No, because Dispel Magic only works on Conjurations and Zones and technically no ritual has those keywords.
 A DM might allow it to affect certain rituals that do conjure something (Unseen Servant, Eye of Alarm), but that's not RAW.

  Most permanent rituals have some other way built in to bypass them. For example, Arcane Lock sets a DC for theivery and strength checks to open the lock; Magic Circle can be broken by any creature not affected by the circle by taking a standard action to obscure the inscriptions, etc.

I will add one exception in RAW.   The ritual Spirit Fetch specifies that Dispel Magic will drive the Fetch away for 1 day.  That is the only ritual affected by Dispel Magic by RAW.
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