Daily Punch 7-29-20 Blinding Flash cantrip for DnD 5e

How about a cantrip to do some psychic damage, up close and personal?

Blinding Flash

evocation cantrip

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: Touch
Components: V, S
Duration: Instantaneous

Finishing the final words of the spell, you real back and punch the target in the head. Make a melee spell attack against the target. On a hit, the target takes 1d8 psychic damage, and the target has disadvantage on Wisdom(perception) and Intelligence(investigation) checks for one round.

The spell’s damage increases by 1d8 when you reach 5th level (2d8), 11th level (3d8), and 17th level (4d8).


Daily Punch 4-16-20 Jolt cantrip for DnD 5e

I want to keep exploring the idea of giving every character something for each action.  How about a quick cantrip for the wizards and warlocks out there?



evocation cantrip

Casting Time: reaction

Range: 20 feet
Components: V, S
Duration: Instantaneous

When a creature enter within 20 feet of you, as a reaction, you can cause  the creature to make a Dexterity saving throw.  If the creature fails the save, it is dealt lightning damage equal to your level divided by 2, minimum 1.




Daily Punch 1-28-20 Summon Weapon spell for Pathfinder 2nd Ed

Been a bit since I wrote some 2nd ed, but here is an idea that needs to be out in the world. Sometimes you just need a hammer when everyone else looks like a nail!

Summon Weapon


Conjuration Cantrip

Traditions arcane, divine, occult, primal

Cast [two-actions] verbal,somatic; Duration 1 minute

You summon a melee weapon made of base materials for the type. You must be proficient in the wapon. The weapon is not made of any special materials and possesses no special qualities aside from those it would normally have. Upon the spell ending or if the weapon gains the broken condition, the weapon disappears.


Daily Punch 11-13-19 Force Punch spell for Castles and Crusades

Ok, something the new school has over the old is wizards and clerics with cantrips that make them a wizard, not a fighter with crappy stats.  Let’s fix that!


FORCE PUNCH, Level 0 wizard, illusionist
CT 1 R 50 ft. D Permanent
SV none SR yes Comp V, S, M
A ball of force is throw from the casters extended finger at  a single target. The caster must succeed with a ranged touch attack to hit the target. The force punch deals 2 +1 per 2 caster levels damage if it hits.
The material component for this spell is a pebble.

Daily Punch 5-10-19 Psychic Burst cantrip for DnD 5e

How about some psychic damage at level 1 for your wizard?

Psychic Burst

evocation cantrip

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: Self (10-foot-radius sphere)
Components: V, S
Duration: instantaneous

A 10-foot-radius invisible sphere of psychic anguish erupts from your head. Any creature in the area must make a Charisma saving throw or take

1d4 paychic damage.

The spell’s damage increases by 1d4 when you reach 5th level (2d4), 11th level (3d4), and 17th level (4d4).