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Creates a billowing cloud of nauseating vapors that renders creatures helpless.


Stinking Cloud[]

Debuted in the Player's Handbook as a magic-user spell

Level: 2 School: Evocation
Components: V, S, M (a rotten egg or several skunk cabbage leaves)
Range: 3" Casting Time: 2 segments
Duration: 1 round/level Saving Throw: Special
Area: 2" by 2" by 2" cloud

A billowing cloud of nauseating vapor appears at a point in range and fills the area. Creatures in the cloud must save vs. poison or be helpless as long as they remain in the cloud, and for 1 round after they emerge.

DM's Advice: A gust of wind will blow away a stinking cloud in 1 round. Air current carries the stinking cloud with it, at a rate of 1" to 6" per round, depending on the air speed. For each 1" of speed, shorten the spell's duration by 1 round.