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DnD Spell L1 Death’s Shadow

Dungeons and Dragons – Mystara

Spells – Level 1 – Death’s Shadow

3e-mgp-ea02 Necromancy - Beyond the Grave
3e-mgp-ea02 Necromancy – Beyond the Grave

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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)

Death’s Shadow

  • 1st Level Necromancy Spell (Necrotic)
  • Secret Crafts: Devour, Grave, Necro
  • Casting time: 1 action
  • Range: Touch
  • Target: Living Creature
  • Components: V, S
  • Duration: Instantaneous
  • Saving Throw: Constitution negates
  • By touch, you transfer a small amount of death’s energy directly to a creature that attacks and disrupts their vital organs before dissipating.
  • Target takes 1d12 necrotic damage on a failed Constitution saving throw. On a successful save, they take no damage. Characters reduced to zero hit points are knocked unconscious and considered stable. If the target critically fails his save and is reduced to zero hit points they are slain by this spell
  • At Higher Levels (+2) For each two slots above 1st increase the dice by 1d12.

Available Spell Lists

Spell ListSecret CraftDevourologist
(Consuming, Flesh or Necrotic based spells)

Cantrip Chill Touch (ph222), Shiver (mwb434), Toll the Dead (xge169), Word of Misfortune (mwb437)

1st Level SpellsArms of the Void (ph216), Cause Fear (xge151), Cloying Darkness (mhh158), Death’s Shadow (ea02-22), Doom of the Cracked Shield (mwb425), Hobble Mount (mwb429), Inflict Wounds (ph254), Necrotic Feast (bls89), Ray of Sickness (ph272), Screaming Ray (mwb433)

2nd Level SpellsRay of Enfeeblement (ph272), Timely Distraction (mwb435)

3rd Level SpellsAnimate Dead (ph213), Bestow Curse (ph219), Doom of Blue Crystal (mwb425), Life Leech Weapon (bls81), Shadow Bolt (bls104), Shadow Horror (ea02-28), Shadow Mastery (ea02-29), St. Whiteskull’s Borrowing (mwb434)

  • 4th Level – Desiccating Breath (mhh162), Doom of Serpent Coils (mwb426), Nether Weapon (mwb432), Night Terrors (mhh184), Shroud of Death (mwb434), Umbral Touch (bls120)
  • 5th LevelAnnihilation (ea02-21), Dark Dementing (mhh161), Enervation (xge155), Grim Resilience (bls66), Necrotic Touch (bls89), Negative Energy Flood (xge163), Recall Spirit – R *, Shrieking Missile *, Transfer of Vigor (bls118)
  • 6th Level – Advance the Years (bls11), Banshee Wail (mhh150), Call the Heart (bls27), Death Gaze (bls40), Extract Knowledge (mhh166) – R, Life Drain (mwb430)
  • 7th Level – Chain Enervation (bls28), Cone of Decay (bls33), Curse of Dust (mhh161)
  • 8th Level – Abi-Dalzim’s Horrid Wilting (xge150), Devour Essence (bls43), Life Leach (bls81), Shadow Skin *, Shadowstaff (bls105), Umbral Strike (bls120), Zephyr of Death (bls130)
  • 9th Level – Wither Limb (bls129)

* details to be advised. R – Ritual Spells.
Source: ea02, ph

Spell ListsSecret CraftGraveologist
(Dead based spells)

Cantrip

1st Level Spells – Dead Man’s Hands (bls40), Death’s Shadow (ea02-22), Detect Dead – R *, Grave-Touched Weapon (bls65), Hone Blade (mwb429), Restore Corpse (pcc42), Strike Barren (below), Writhing Arms (mwb437)

2nd Level Spells – As You Were (mwb421), Augment Skeleton (bls16), Bones of Steel – R *, Charnel Stench (bls30), Decompose Corpse (pcc37), Doom of the Slippery Rogue (mwb427), Gentle ReposeR (ph246), Glowing Bones (bls64), Sensory Link – R *, Speed Undead (bls111), Undead Alteration (bls120), Voice of Deathly Whispers – R *

3rd Level – Bone Trap (bls25), Corpse Armour (bls34), Feign DeathR (ph241), Finger Missile (bls58), Gloomwrought Barrier (mhh170), Heat Flesh (bls69), Infuse Weapon (bls76), Invigorate Zombies – R *, Restore the Undead (bls99), Silver Bones (bls106), Strength of the Underworld (mwb435), Undead Conduit *

  • 4th Level – Blood and Steel (mwb421), Graft Weapon*, Iron Bones (bls77), Zombify Self (bls131)
  • 5th Level – Blade of Bone (bls21), Create Homunculus (xge152), Heat Bone (bls69), Mark of Fire (bls85), Mark of Ice (bls85), Mark of Ooze (bls85), Resist Channelling (bls99), Skull Bomb (bls106)
  • 6th Level – Adamantine Bones (bls11), Ebon Water (bls50), Longevity – R *
  • 7th Level
  • 8th Level – Malevolent Waves (mhh181)
  • 9th Level

* details to come. (R) are for ritual spells.
Source: ea02, ph

Spell ListSecret CraftNecrologist
(Necromancy craft combining based spells)

Cantrip

1st Level SpellsDeath’s Shadow (ea02-22), Wound (ea02-33),

2nd Level Spells

3rd Level SpellsShadow Horror (ea02-28), Shadow Mastery (ea02-29),

  • 4th Level
  • 5th Level
  • 6th Level
  • 7th Level
  • 8th Level
  • 9th Level

* Details to come. R – Ritual Spells.
Source: ea02

Design changes for Spells

  • Original Spell Lists: Sorcerer, Wizard
D&D 3rd Edition
  • Death’s Shadow
  • Necromancy
  • Level: Sor/Wiz 1
  • Components: V, S
  • Casting Time: 1 action
  • Range: Touch
  • Target: One creature creatures
  • Duration: Instantaneous
  • Saving Throw: Fortitude negates
  • Spell Resistance: Yes

By touch, you transfer a small amount of energy directlyto a creature that attacks and distrupts their vital organs before disappating.

If a Fortitude save is made, no damage is caused. Failure, however, will result in 1d12 hit points of temporary damage. This damage is regained at the rate of 1 point per round, even if the subject is taken into negative hit points. If hit points are taken down to -10 or less, then the subject is indeed dead.

Content Updates

  • 2022-03-20 – Added to Grave and Necro spell lists.
  • 2022-01-19 – Update to layout and menu.
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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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