Sunday Spell: Moment of Tranquility

Moment of Tranquility

School Illusion (phantasm) [mind-affecting]; Level Bard 2
Casting Time 1 standard action
Range close (25 ft +5 ft. / 2 levels)
Components V, S, M (a dove’s feather)
Target 1 creature/ 3 levels, no two of which may be more that 3o ft. apart
Duration instantaneous
Saving throw: Will negates; Spell Resistance: yes

While using bardic performance, you can cast this spell to make creatures believe that your performance has quieted the raging battlefield. These creatures take no offensive actions for 1 round (as if affected by calm emotions). In addition, as they are transported by thoughts of peace far from the battlefield, they take a -1 penalty to attack and damage rolls for the rest of the encounter.


This spell is an attempt to make an interesting and effective second-level illusion spell for bards that uses a DC and contributes to the party in a significant way.

Also, welcome back to your regularly scheduled dose of Gaming Mage! Hopefully we shall proceed with fewer interruptions from now on.

-Max Porter Zasada


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