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DnD Spell C Claws of Darkness

Dungeons and Dragons – Mystara

Spells – Cantrip – Claws of Darkness

All Spells – C – Cantrips, L# Spell Level, Ab – Abjuration Spells, Co – Conjuration Spells, Di – Divination Spells, En – Enchantment Spells, Ev – Evocation Spells, Il – Illusion Spells, Ne – Necromancy Spells, Tr – Transmutation Spells, R – Ritual Spells (RO for Ritual Only)

Classes Bard, Cleric, Druid, Paladin, Ranger, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizards

Crafts (49) – Air, Alchemist, Beast, Blood, Bueau, Celest, Chaos, Chrono, Craft, Crypt, Dark, Devour, Diplomat, Diviner, Dragon, Earth, Elements, Elven, Entertain, Fiend, Fire, Grave, Heal, Mech, Mental, Music, Nature, Necro, Portal, Preserve, Protect, Rad, Reanimate, Sail, Shade, Shape, Skald, Sky, Spirit, Spy, Star, Summon, Tech, Void, Wagon, War, Water, Weapon, Witch

Sourcebooks: The Book of Lost Spells (bls), The Book of the Righteous (br), Encyclopaedia Arcana (Necromancy (ea02) Elementalism (ea08)), Forest Kingdom Campaign Compendium (fkcc), Midgard Heroes Handbook (mhh), Midgard Worldbook (mwb), Pirate Campaign Compendium (pcc), Player’s Handbook (ph), Princes of the Apocalypse (pota), Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide (scag), Tashia’s Cauldron of Everything (tce), The World of the Lost Lands (wllra), Xanathar’s Guide to Everything (xge)

Claws of Darkness

  • Cantrip Evocation Spell (Cold, Dark, Shadow)
  • Secret Crafts: Dark, Shade, Water, Void
  • Casting time: 1 action
  • Range: Self
  • Components: V, S
  • Duration: Concentration (1 minute)
  • You shape shadows into claws that grow from your fingers and drip inky blackness. You can make a melee spell attack with these claws that does 1d10 cold damage, and the claws have a reach of 10ft.
  • At Higher Tiers – This spell does an extra 1d10 at each class tier.

Available Spell Lists

Spell ListSecret CraftDarkologist
(Darkness, Necrotic, Obscurement and Shadow based spells)

Cantrip Chill Touch (ph222), Claws of Darkness (mhh157), Douse Light (mhh163), Toll the Dead (xge169), Shadow Bite (mhh190), Spectral Weapon (GM)

1st Level SpellsAbsorb Elements (xge150), Affect Normal FogR (bls11), Arms of the Void (ph216), Black Ribbons (mhh151), Cloying Darkness (mhh158), Disguise SelfR (ph234), Flurry (mhh168), Fog Cloud (ph244), Inflict Wounds (ph254), Protection from Evil and GoodR (ph271), Shadow Armour (mhh190), Shadow Hands (mhh191)

2nd Level SpellsArcanist’s Magic Aura (ph264), Dark Path (mhh162), Darkness (ph230), Dust Devil (xge154), Elemental Horns (mhh165), Invisibility (ph255), Mirror Image (ph261), Pass through ElementR (ea08), Pass Without TraceR (ph265), Ray of Enfeeblement (ph272), Shadow Blade (xge164), Shadow Embrace (bls104), Shadow Sight (bls104), Slither (mhh193), Web (ph288),

3rd Level SpellsAnimate Dead (ph213), Awaken ElementR (ea08), Battle Double (bls18), Bestow Curse (ph219), Blackout (bls20), Call Shadow Mastiff (mhh155), Dispel MagicR (ph235), Elemental Shape (mgp1008), Elemental Weapon (ph238), Legion (mhh178), Life Transference (xge160), Magic CircleRO (ph257), Meld Into StoneR (ph260), NondetectionR (ph264), Protection from Energy (ph271), Shadow Horror (ea02-28), Shadow Mastery (ea02-29),

* detail to come. R – Ritual Spells.
Sourcebooks: bls, br, ea08, mhh, ph, scag, xge

Spell ListSecret CraftShadeologist
(Fear, Spirit and Shadow based spells)

Cantrip Claws of Darkness (mhh157), Douse Light (mhh163), Mage Hand (ph257), Shiver (mwb434)

1st Level SpellsArmour of the Void (ph216), Black Ribbons (mhh151), Cloak of Shadow (mhh158), Memento Mori (mwb432), Protection from the Void (mwb432), Shadow Armour (mhh190), Wrathful Smite (ph290),

2nd Level Spells – Dark Path (mhh162), Darkbolt (mhh162), Darkness (ph230), Doom of Consuming Fire (mwb425), Ghostly Howl (bls63), Ghostly Throttle (bls63), Invisibility (ph255), Maddening Whispers (mwb431), Negative Image (mhh184), Shadow Puppets (mhh191)

3rd Level Spells – Call Shadow Mastiff (mhh155), Conjure Undead (mwb423), Doom of Caelmarath (mwb425), Doom of Disenchantment (mwb426), Fear (ph240), Legion (mhh178), Shadow Horror (ea02-28), Shadow Mastery (ea02-29), St. Blusen’s Reaver Spirit (mwb434), Umbral Touch (bls120), Void Strike (mwb436)

  • 4th Level – Doom of the Earthen Maw (mwb426), Hirvsth’s Call (mwb429), Lovesick (mwb431), Nether Weapon (mwb432), Shadow Barbs (fkcc22), Shadow of Moil (xge164), Shadow Monsters (mhh191), Shadowbind (bls104), St. Parvalas’s Risen Road (mwb434), Visage of Madness (mwb435)
  • 5th Level – Essence Instability (mwb427), Kiss of the Succubus (mwb430), Living Shadows (mwb430), Shadow Realm Gateway – R (mhh191), Soul Shatter (bls110), Umbral Weapon (bls120), Wail of Fate (bls124)
  • 6th Level – Become Nightwing (mhh150), Negative Energy Mantle (bls90), Shade Swarm (bls104), Soul Cage (xge165), Umbral Transformation (bls120)
  • 7th Level – Conjure Shadow Titan (mhh159), Ebon Lightning (bls50), Obliterate Soul (bls90)
  • 8th Level – Dark Geyser (bls39), Death Bringer (bls40), Illusory Dragon (xge157), Malevolent Waves (mhh181)
  • 9th Level – Annihilate Soul (bls13), Umbral Storm (mhh200), Void Rift (mwb436)

* Details to come. R – Ritual Spells.
Source: mhh, ph

Spell ListSecret CraftVoidologist
(Negation and Void based spells)

Cantrip Claws of Darkness (mhh157), Crushing Curse (mwb424), Frostbite (xge157), Word of Misfortune (mwb437)

1st Level SpellsArmour of the Void (ph216), Arms of the Void (ph216), Chill Blood (ea02-22), Cloak of Shadow (mhh158), Erase (bls55), Protection from the Void (mwb432), Purify Food and DrinkR (ph271),

2nd Level Spells – Bad Timing (mhh150), Calm Emotions (ph222), Destructive Resonance (mwb424), Maddening Whispers (mwb431), NondetectionR (ph264), Protection from PoisonR (ph271), Silence R (ph276),

3rd LevelCounterspell (ph229), Dispel MagicR (ph234), Hunger of the Void (ph252), Remove Curse (ph272), Shadow Horror (ea02-28), Shadow Mastery (ea02-29), Slow (ph278), Void Strike (mwb436)

  • 4th Level – Nether Weapon (mwb432)
  • 5th Level – Conjure Minor Voidborn (mwb423), Devouring Darkness (bls44), Living Shadows (mwb430)
  • 6th Level – Life Drain (mwb430)
  • 7th Level – Conjure Voidborn (mwb424), Divine Disconnection (bls46), Icy Grasp of the Void (mhh175), Last Rays of the Dying Star (mhh178), Vacuum Slash (ae08)
  • 8th Level – Glimpse of the Void (mwb429)
  • 9th Level – Star’s Heart (mhh195), Void Rift (mwb436)

R – Ritual Spells.
Sourcebooks: bls, br, ea08, mhh, ph, scag, xge

Spell ListSecret CraftWaterologist
(Cold, Force and Water based spells)

Cantrip Claws of Darkness (mhh157), Drench (bls48), Eldritch Blast (ph238), Frostbite (xge157), Hoarfrost (mhh174), Shape Water (xge164), Spectral Weapon (GM), Sword Burst (scag143),

1st Level SpellsAbsorb Elements (xge150), Armour of the Void (ph216), Cloud BurstR (bls33), Create or Destroy WaterR (ph230), Flurry (mhh168), Freeze Potion (mhh169), Frostfire (bls62), Gliding StepR (mhh170), Ice Knife (xge157), Magic Missile (ph258), Protection from Evil and GoodR (ph271), Tidal Barrier (mhh198),

2nd Level SpellsBead of Frost (bls18), Elemental Horns (mhh165), Freeze WaterR (mhh154), Frost Snap (bls62), Pass through ElementR (ea08), Sleet Storm (ph277), Snowball Swarm (xge165), Spiritual Weapon (ph278),

3rd Level SpellsAwaken Element (ea08), Dispel MagicR (ph235), Elemental Shape (ea08), Elemental Weapon (ph238), Freezing Fog (mhh169), Frost Shards (bls62), Frozen Razors (mhh169), Hard Water Blast (bls66), Protection from Energy (ph271), Magic CircleRO (ph257), Riptide (mhh189), Tidal Wave (xge168), Tiny HutRO (ph256), Wall of Water (xge170), Water Breathing

* details to come. R – Ritual Spells.
Source: bls, br, ea08, mhh, mw, ph, scag, xge

Design changes for Spell

  • Original Spell Lists: Shadow, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard

Content Updates

  • 2022-01-18 – Update to layout, tags, menu and added to the ritual lists.
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Encounters: NPCs, Aberrations, Beasts, Celestials, Constructs, Dragons, Elementals, Fey, Fiends, Giants, Humanoids, Monstrocity, Oozes, Plants, Undead

Spells: Rituals Spells, Abjuration, Conjuration, Divination, Enchantment, Evocation, Illusion, Necromancy, Transmutation

Crafts (49): Air, Alchem, Beast, Blood, Bureau, Celestial, Chaos, Chrono, Craft, Crypt, Dark, Devour, Diplo, Diviner, Dragon, Earth, Elements, Elven, Entertain, Fiend, Fire, Grave, Heal, Mech, Mental, Music, Nature, Necro, Portal, Preserve, Protect, Rad, Reani, Sail, Shade, Shape, Skald, Sky, Spirit, Spy, Star, Summon, Tech, Void, Wagon, War, Water, Weapon, Witch

AAbsorb Elements (Ab L1 xge150), ACID (Arrow (Ev L2 ph260), Splash (Co C ph212)), Affect Normal FogR (Tr L1 bls11), Aid (Ab L2 ph212), AIR (BreathingR (Tr L3 bls12), BridgeR (Tr L3 bls12), ForgeR (Tr L2 bls13), SphereR (Co L4 bls13)), Alarm R (Ab L1 ph212), Alter SelfR (Tr L2 ph212), ANIMAL (Friendship (En L1 ph213), MessengerR (En L2 ph213), Shapes (Tr L8 ph213)), ANIMATE (Dead (Ne L3 ph213), Objects (Tr L5 ph214)), Annihilation (Ne L5 ea02), Antilife Shell (Ab L5 ph214), Arcane LockR (Ab L2 ph216), Arcanist’s Magic Aura (Il L2 ph264), Armour of the Void (Ab L1 ph216), Arms of the Void (Co L1 ph216), AuguryRO (Di L2 ph216), Aura of Vitality (Ev L3 ph217), Awaken Element (Tr L3 ea08),

BBane (En L1 ph217), BarkskinR (Tr L2 ph218), Beacon of HopeR (Ab L3 ph218), Bead of Frost (Ev L2 bls18), Beast SenseR (Di L2 ph218), Bestow Curse (Ne L3 ph219), Blade Ward (Ab C ph219), Bleeding Wound (Ne L2 ea02), Bless (En L1 ph220), Blinding Smite (Ev L3 ph220), Blindness/Deafness (Ne L2 ph220), Blink (Tr L3 ph220), Blur (Il L2 ph220), Booming Blade (Ev C scag142), Branding Smite (Ev L2 ph220), Breeze (Tr C ea08), Burning Hands (Ev L1 ph221),

CCall Lightning (Co L3 ph220), Calm Emotions (En L2 ph222), CHARGED (Missile (Ev L2 bls29), Touch (Tr L3 bls29)), Charm Person (En L1 ph222), CHILL (Blood (Ne L1 ea02), Touch (Ne C pg222)), Chromatic Orb (Ev L1 ph222), CIRCLE (of Devastation (Ev L9 mhh157), of WindR (Ab L1 mhh157)), ClairvoyanceRO (Di L3 ph223), Claws of Darkness (Ev C mhh157), CLOUD (BurstR (Tr L1 bls33), of Daggers (Co L2 ph223)), Colour Spray (Il L1 ph223), Command (En L1 ph223), Compelled Duel (En L1 ph225), Comprehend LanguagesR (Di L1 ph225), CONJURE (Animals (Co L3 ph226), Barrage (Co L3 ph226), ElementalR (Co L5 ph225), Minor ElementalsR (Co L4 ph226)), Continual FlameR (Ev L2 ph228), CONTROL (WeatherR (Tr L8 ph228), WindsR (Tr L5 xge152)), Cordon of Arrows (Tr L2 ph229), Counterspell (Ab L3 ph229), CREATE (Food and WaterR (Co L3 ph230), or Destroy WaterR (Tr L1 ph230)), Crown of Madness (En L2 ph230), Cure WoundsR (Ev L1 ph231), Crusader’s Mantle (Ev L3 ph231),

DDancing Lights (Ev ph231), Darkness (Ev L2 ph231), DarkvisionR (Tr L2 ph231), Daylight (Ev L3 ph231), Death’s Shadow (Ne L1 ea02), DETECT (Evil and GoodR (Div L1 ph232), MagicR (Div L1 ph232), Poison and DiseaseR (Di L1 ph232), ThoughtsR (Di L2 ph232)), Disguise SelfR (Il L1 ph234), Dispel MagicR (Ab L3 ph234), Dissonant Whispers (En L1 ph235), Divine Favour (Ev L1 ph235), Drench (Ev C bls48), Druidcraft (Tr ph231), Dust Devil (Co L2 xge154),

EEbon Lightning (Ev L7 bls50), Eldritch Blast (Ev C ph238), Electrical Storm (Ev L7 bls50), Electromagnetic Storm (Ev L3 bls50), ELEMENTAL (Bane (Tr L4 xge155), FabricationR (Tr L6 ea08), Horns (Ev L2 mhh164). Infusion (Tr L8 bls51), Scimitar (Co L6 bls51), Shape (Tr L3 ph243), Weapon (Tr L3 ph238)), Enhance AbilityR (Tr L2 ph238), Enlarge/ReduceR (Tr L2 ph238), Ensnaring Strike (Co C ph238), Entangle (Co La ph239), Enthrall (En L2 ph239), Erode (Tr L4 ea08), Expeditious Retreat (Tr L1 ph239),

FFaerie Fire (Ev L1 ph240), False Life (Ne L1 ph240), Fear (Il L3 ph240), Feather Fall (Tr L1 ph240), Feign DeathR (Ne L3 ph241), FIND (FamiliarRO (Co L1 ph241), SteedRO (Co L2 ph241), TrapsRO (Di ph242)), Fire Bolt (Ev C ph243), Fireball (Ev L3 ph242), Fist of Air (Ev C br207), Flame Blade (Ev L2 ph243), Flaming Sphere (Co L2 ph243), Floating DiskR (Co L1 ph283), Flurry (Tr L1 mhh168), Fly (Tr L3 ph244), Fog Cloud (Co L1 ph244), Freeze Potion (Tr L1 mhh169), Freeze WaterR (Tr L2 mhh170), Friends (En C ph245), Frost Snap (Ev L2 bls62), Frostbite (Ev C xge156), Frostfire (Ev L1 bls62),

GGaseous Form (Tr L3 ph245), Gate (Co L9 ph244), Gentle ReposeR (Ne L2 ph246), Gliding StepR (Ab L1 mhh170), Glyph of WardingRO (Ab L3 ph246), Goodberry (Tr L1 ph247), Grease (Co L1 ph247), Green-Flame Blade (Ev C scag143), Guidance (Di C ph249), Guiding Bolt (Ev L1 ph249), Gust (Tr C xge168), Gust of WindR (Ev L2 ph248),

HHail of Thorns (Co C ph250), Haste (Tr L3 ph251), Headwind (Ev C bls68), Healing Word (Ev L1 ph251), Heat Metal (Tr L2 ph251), Hellish Rebuke (Ev L1 ph251), Heroism (En L1 ph251), Hex (En L1 ph252), Hideous Laughter (En L1 ph281), Hold Person (En L2 ph252), Hoarfrost (Ev C mhh157), Hunger of the Void (Co L3 ph252), Hunter’s Mark (Di C ph252), Hypnotic Pattern (Il L3 ph253),

IIce Knife (Co L2 xge157), IdentifyRO (Div L1 ph253), Illusory ScriptRO (Il L1 ph253), Inflict Wounds (Ne L1 ph254), Inner Storm (Ev L5 bls76), Investiture of Element (Tr L6 xge159), Invisibility (Il L2 ph255),

JJump (Tr L1 ph255),

KKnockR (Tr L2 ph255),

LLevitate R (Tr L2 ph256), Light (Ev C ph256), LIGHTNING (Arrow (Tr L3 ph256), Bolt (Ev L3 ph256), Lure (Ev C scag143), Storm (Ev L6 bls81), Wheel (Ev L6 bls82)), LOCATE (Animals or PlantsR (Di L2 ph257), ObjectR (Di L2 ph257)), Longstrider (Tr L1 ph257),

MMAGE (Armour (Ab L1 ph257), Hand (Co C ph257)), MAGIC (CircleRO (Ab L3 ph257), Circle against ElementsR (Ab L5 ea08), Missile (Ev L1 ph258), MouthR (Il L2 ph258), Weapon (Tr L2 ph258)), Major ImageR (Il L3 ph259), Meld Into StoneR (Tr L3 ph260), Mending (Tr C ph260), Message (Tr C ph260), Minor Illusion (Il C ph261), Mirror Image (Il L2 ph261), Misty Step (Co L2 ph261), Moonbeam (Ev L2 ph262),

NNondetectionR (Ab L3 ph264),

PPASS (through ElementR (Ab L2 ea08), Without TraceR (Ab L2 ph265)), Phantasmal Force (Il L2 ph265), Phantom SteedRO (Il L3 ph266), Plant GrowthR (Tr L3 ph267), Poison Spray (Co C ph267), Prayer of HealingRO (Ev L2 ph268), Prestidigitation (Tr C ph268), Primordial Ward (Ab L6 xge163), Produce Flame (Co C ph270), PROTECTION (from Energy (Ab L3 ph270), from Evil and GoodR (Ab L1 ph271), from PoisonR (Ab L2 ph271)), Purify Food and DrinkR (Tr L1 ph271),

RRAY (of Enfeeblement (Ne L2 ph272), of Frost (Co C ph272), of Sickness (Ne L1 ph272)), Remove Curse (Ab L3 ph272), Resistance (Ab C ph273), RestorationR (Ab L2 ph256), Reverberate (Ev L2 mhh188), RevivifyR (Ne L3 ph273), Rolling Thunder (Ev L2 mhh189), Rope TrickR (Tr L2 ph273),

SSacred Flame (Ev C ph273), Sanctuary (Ab L1 ph273), Scorching Ray (Ev L2 ph274), Searing Smite (Ev L1 ph275), See InvisibilityR (Di L2 ph275), Sending (Ev L3 ph275), SHADOW (Horror (Ne L3 ea02), Mastery (Ne L3 ea02)), Shape Water (Tr C xge164), Shatter (Ev L2 ph276), SHIELD (Shield (Ab L1 ph276), of Faith (Ab L1 ph276)), Shillelagh (Tr C ph276), Shocking Grasp (Ev C ph275), SilenceR (Il L2 ph276), Silent Image (Il L1 ph277), Siphon Elemental Lifeforce (Ne L4 ea08), SkywriteR (Tr L2 xge165), Sleep (En L1 ph277), Sleet Storm (Co L2 ph277), Slow (Tr L3 ph278), Snowball Swarm (Ev L2 xge165), Spare the Dying (Ne C ph278), SPEAK WITH (AnimalsR (Di L1 ph278), DeadR (Ne L3 ph278), PlantsR (Tr L3 ph278)), Spectral Weapon (Ev/Ne C GM), Spider Climb (Tr L2 ph278), Spike Growth (Tr L2 ph278), Spiritual Weapon (Ev L2 ph279), Storm Sphere (Ev L4 xge166), Suffocate (No L6 ea08), SuggestionR (En L2 ph280), Sword Burst (Co C scag142),

TThorn Whip (Tr C ph283), Thunder Bolt (Ev C mhh197), Thunderclap (Ev C xge168), Thunderous Smite (Ev L1 ph283), Thunderstrike (Ev L3 mhh197), Thunderwave (Ev L1 ph283), Tidal Barrier (Ab L1 mhh198), Tiny HutRO (Ev L3 ph256), True Strike (Di C ph285),

UUnseen ServantR (Co L1 ph285), Upwards Thrust (Ev L3 mhh185),

VVacuum Slash (Ev L7 ea08), Vicious Mockery (En C ph283),

WWall of Water (Ev L2 xge170), WARDING (Bond (Ab L2 ph288), Wind (Ev L2 xge170)), Web (Co L2 ph288), Whirlwind (Ev L7 xge171), WIND (ArmourR (Ev L2 ea08), Bindings (Ev L5 ea08), Lash (Ev C mhh202), Tunnel (Ev L1 mhh203)), Witch Bolt (Ev L1 ph290), With the WindR (Ev L1 bls129), Wound (Ne L1 ea02), Wrathful Smite (Ev L1 ph290),

ZZone of TruthR (En L2 ph290),

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