Daily Punch 10-12-18 Sharp Blades spell for DnD 5e

How about something to make your blades sharp in the dark?


Sharp Blades

2nd-level transmutation

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

You touch a weapon. Until the spell ends,  your weapon attacks score a critical hit on a roll of 19 or 20.

At Higher Levels: When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 6th level or higher, your weapon attacks score a critical hit on a roll of 18 or 20.


Daily Punch 9-26-18 Swarm Form spell for Pathfinder Playtest

Let’s become a swarm!


Casting Somatic Casting, Verbal Casting
Duration 1 minute or until dismissed
You transform into a Medium animal swarm form. You count as an animal in addition to your normal traits while in this form. Your gear is absorbed into your form; the constant abilities of your gear still function, but you can’t activate any item abilities. When you transform, you gain the following:
• Low-light vision.

•Treat your Athletics bonus as +14, unless your own bonus is already higher.

• Immunity to targeted weapons and resistance equal to half your level to bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage.
• AC 25 (TAC 22), ignore armor’s check penalty and reduced Speed.
• Weakness equal to your level to area damage
• You gain the a form of the swarming bites power.  As an action, each creature in the swarms space takes damage depending on the creatures type with a damage bonus of +6. These are Strength-based attacks (for the purposes of the enfeebled condition, for example).
The special statistics of your battle form can be adjusted only by penalties, circumstance bonuses, and conditional bonuses.  Your battle form prevents you from casting spells, speaking, or using most actions with the manipulate trait that require hands (the GM determines which actions of this sort you can take if there’s doubt).You can dismiss this spell with a Concentrate on the Spell action.
If you prepare this spell, choose from the following options. When in battle form, you gain the attacks, movement types, and special abilities listed. You can choose a more specific type of animal to turn into (such as a ladybug or scarab for beetle). This has no effect on your battle form’s size or statistics.

  •  Ant mandibles, Damage 2d6 bludgeoning; Speed 30 feet, climb 30 feet.
  •  Beetle mandibles, Damage 2d10 bludgeoning; Speed 25 feet.
  • Centipede darkvision; mandibles, Damage 1d8 piercing plus 1d4 persistent poison; Speed 25 feet, climb 25 feet.
  • Mantis scent; foreleg, Damage 2d8 bludgeoning; Speed 40 feet.
  •  Scorpion darkvision, tremorsense 60 feet; stinger, Damage 1d8 piercing plus 1d4 persistent poison; Speed 40 feet.
  • Spider darkvision, tremorsense; fangs, Damage 1d6 piercing plus 1d4 persistent poison. Speed 25 feet, climb 25 feet.
  • Bats darkvison; bite, Damage 2d6 pierceing, Speed 10, fly 30 feet.
  • Rats darkvision; bite, Damage 1d8 + Filth Fever(DC 15); speed 30.

Heightened (6th) Your battle form is Large.  Your transformed statistics are as follows: AC 28 (TAC 24);  damage bonus +12, Athletics +18;
Heightened (7th) Your battle form is Huge and your attacks have 15-foot reach. You must have enough space to expand into or the spell fails and is lost. Your transformed statistics  are as follows: Athletics +22; AC 30 (TAC 26); damage bonus +18 and double the number of weapon damage dice.




Daily Punch 9-13-18 Swift Healing spell for Pathfinder Playtest

We can’t say “healing word”, but how about swift healing?


Casting Verbal Casting
Range 30 feet

Targets one willing living creature or one undead creature

Healing Necromancy Positive
You channel positive energy to heal the living or damage the
undead. You restore Hit Points equal to 1d4 plus your spellcasting
ability modifier to a willing living target, or deal that amount of
positive damage to an undead target.   An undead target must attempt a Fortitude
save, taking half damage on a success, no damage on a critical success, or double damage on a critical failure.
Heightened (+1) The amount of healing or damage increases by 1d4.

Daily Punch 7-6-18 Healing Word spell for Starfinder

Ok, let’s finish up my catch up of last weeks ideas with one last idea.  How about healing word for Starfinder?  It’s a quick change from Mystic Cure, but I’ve come to see how freeing up extra actions in DnD 5e, really makes a cleric shine!


Healing Word M1–6

School conjuration (healing)

Casting Time 1 swift action

Range 30 feet

Targets one living creature

Duration instantaneous

Saving Throw Will half (harmless); Spell Resistance yes (harmless)

With a word, you heal and invigorate your target, restoring a number of Hit Points. If the  target regains all of its Hit Points as a result of this healing, you can apply the remaining healing to yourself, as long as you are a living creature.

Healing World restores a number of Hit Points to your target depending on the spell’s level.

1st: 1d4 + your Wisdom modifier

2nd: 3d4 + your Wisdom modifier

3rd: 5d4 + your Wisdom modifier

4th: 12d4 + your Wisdom modifier

5th: 16d4 + your Wisdom modifier

6th: 20d4 + your Wisdom modifier




Daily Punch 5-25-18 Ultimate Sacrifice spell for DnD 5e

One last DnD spell for a bit.


Ultimate Sacrifice

9th-level necromancy

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: 100 feet
Components: V, S
Duration: Instantaneous

Chose a target in range and a willing ally. Both targets are instantly killed and are considered to have both failed three death saving throws instantly. If the willy ally has less hit points than the target, the target is allowed a Constitution saving throw to survive with no effect at all. If the target has double or more hit points than the willing ally, the target has advantage on the saving throw. The willing ally is killed regardless of the results of the target’s saving throw.

Daily Punch 5-23-18 Balance the Scales spell for DnD 5e

More random spells for DnD 5e!


Balanced Scales

7th-level necromancy

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: 100 feet
Components: V, S
Duration: Instantaneous

Chose a target in range and a willing ally and select an amount of damage up to the willing ally’s current hit point total. Both targets are dealt damage equal to that amount. This damage may not be reduced or prevented by any manner and may kill the ally outright.

Daily Punch 5-23-18 Shared Sacrifice spell for DnD 5e

Here is a spell that Warlocks might like!


Shared Sacrifice

2nd-level evocation
Casting Time: 1 action
Range: 100 feet
Components: V, S
Duration: instantaneous
You choose a target in range and a willing ally in range. The willing ally only gets to choose at start of the spell to be willing and is at your mercy for the rest of the spell. You deal both targets 10 damage. This damage may not be prevented or reduced by any means. The target may choose to take an additional 10 damage that may not be prevented or reduced by any means to deal an addition 10 damage to your willing ally. If the target chooses to do this, then you may choose to deal an additional 10 damage to both targets that may not be reduced or prevented. If you choose to do a second volley of damage to the target and ally, the target may then choose to do a final 10 damage to both targets. The willing ally and the target must have enough hit points for the damage to fully take effect for either you or the target of the spell to choose to do damage. The damage must always be dealt to the same willing ally.

At Higher Levels: When you cast this spell using a higher-level spell slots, you and the target may choose to do an additional round of damage for each spell slot above 2nd.