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Note: The 2e version of this spell is called Undead Summoning. The 2e version of Summon Undead has a different effect.

Summonundead


By means of this spell, the caster conjures up an undead creature from elsewhere, and commands it. It obeys unflinchingly. The duration is short, however, and the creature returns from whence it came in only a few minutes.

Information[]

  • Spell Level 1 through 5
  • School: Conjuration (Summoning) [Evil]
  • Casting Time: 1 round
  • Range: Close
  • Effect: One summoned creature
  • Duration: 1 round/level
  • Special Components: A tiny bag, a small unlit candle, and a carved bone from a humanoid

Uses[]

This spell is most useful to conjure an undead ally for a short time to fight alongside the caster. Only the

Spell Level[]

Summon Undead has five levels of power. The level this spell is cast at determines what calibre of undead creature is summoned -- higher levels of power yeild more powerful undead creatures, or simply more, weaker creatures.

Creautre List[]

  • Level 1: Human warrior skeleton or kobold zombie
  • Level 2: Owlbear skeleton or bugbear zombie; or two undead of the same kind from the Level 1 list.
  • Level 3: Ghoul, troll skeleton, or ogre zombie; or two undead of the same kind from the Level 2 list, or four undead of the same kind from the Level 1 list
  • Level 4: Allip, ghast, or wyvern zombie; or two undead of the same kind from the Level 3 list, or four undead of the same kind from the Level 2 or Level 1 lists
  • Level 5: Mummy, shadow, vampire spawn, or wight; or two undead of the same kind from the Level 4 list, or four undead of the same kind from the Level 3, Level 2 or Level 1 lists

Sources[]

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