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Eldritch Invocations

Since not all invocations were released by Wizards of the Coast as Open Game Content some additional invocations from other publishers are included. Consult your GM if they are allowed or not.

Eldritch Invocations

If an eldritch invocation has prerequisites, you must meet them to learn it. You can learn the invocation at the same time that you meet its prerequisites. A level prerequisite refers to your level in this class.

Acidic Blood

Source: Book of Magic: 10 Warlock Invocations

Prerequisite: 5th level

When you take piercing or slashing damage from a natural weapon, the attacking creature takes a number of points of acid damage equal to your Charisma modifier (minimum 1).

Agonizing Blast

Prerequisite: eldritch blast* cantrip When you cast eldritch blast, add your Charisma modifier to the damage it deals on a hit.

Arcane Nullification

Source: Book of Magic: 10 Warlock Invocations

Prerequisite: dispel magic spell, 11th level

When casting dispel magic, you treat the spell as though it were cast with a spell slot equal to half your level (rounded down).

Armor of Shadows

You can cast mage armor on yourself at will, without expending a spell slot or material components.

Ascendant Step

Prerequisite: 9th level

You can cast levitate on yourself at will, without expending a spell slot or material components.

Beast Speech

You can cast speak with animals at will, without expending a spell slot.

Beguiling Influence

You gain proficiency in the Deception and Persuasion skills.

Bewitching Whispers

Prerequisite: 7th level

You can cast compulsion once using a warlock spell slot. You can’t do so again until you finish a long rest.

Book of Ancient Secrets

Prerequisite: Pact of the Tome feature

You can now inscribe magical rituals in your Book of Shadows. Choose two 1st-level spells that have the ritual tag from any class’s spell list (the two needn’t be from the same list). The spells appear in the book and don’t count against the number of spells you know. With your Book of Shadows in hand, you can cast the chosen spells as rituals. You can’t cast the spells except as rituals, unless you’ve learned them by some other means. You can also cast a warlock spell you know as a ritual if it has the ritual tag. On your adventures, you can add other ritual spells to your Book of Shadows. When you find such a spell, you can add it to the book if the spell’s level is equal to or less than half your warlock level (rounded up) and if you can spare the time to transcribe the spell. For each level of the spell, the transcription process takes 2 hours and costs 50 gp for the rare inks needed to inscribe it.

Chains of Carceri

Prerequisite: 15th level, Pact of the Chain feature

You can cast hold monster at will—targeting a celestial, fiend, or elemental—without expending a spell slot or material components. You must finish a long rest before you can use this invocation on the same creature again.

Chilling Blast

Source: Book of Magic: 10 Warlock Invocations

Prerequisite: chill touch cantrip, eldritch blast* cantrip

When you cast eldritch blast, you can choose whether to deal cold damage or force damage.

Devil’s Darkness

Source: Book of Magic: 10 Warlock Invocations

Prerequisite: devil’s sight invocation

You can cast darkness once without using a warlock spell slot. You can’t do so again until you finish a long rest. If you center the darkness on yourself, you can do so again after either a short or long rest.

Devil’s Sight

You can see normally in darkness, both magical and nonmagical, to a distance of 120 feet.

Dreadful Word

Prerequisite: 7th level

You can cast confusion once using a warlock spell slot. You can’t do so again until you finish a long rest.

Eldritch Blast

The Eldritch Blast cantrip was unintentionally left out of the SRD but it is anticipated that a fix will be made by Wizards of the Coast.

Eldritch Intel

Source Aaralyn’s Stolen Notes to Velea Copyright 2018 Anne Gregersen Author Anne Gregersen

Prerequisite(s): 5th level, Pact of the Tome feature

You open up a means of communication with your patron. You may write down one question in your Book of Shadows and seek answers from your patron, as if casting the commune spell. Your patron will be truthful in whatever answer they give. Once you have used this invocation, you can’t use it again until you’ve finished a long rest.

Eldritch Sight

You can cast detect magic at will, without expending a spell slot.

Eldritch Spear

Prerequisite: eldritch blast* cantrip When you cast eldritch blast, its range is 300 feet.

Eternal Laughter

Source: Book of Magic: 10 Warlock Invocations

You can cast hideous laughter once using a warlock spell slot. You can’t do so again until you finish a long rest.

Eyes of the Rune Keeper

You can read all writing.

Familial Bond

Source Aaralyn’s Stolen Notes to Velea Copyright 2018 Anne Gregersen Author Anne Gregersen

Prerequisite(s): Pact of the Chain feature

The connection you have with your familiar is powerful. When you cast the find familiar spell as a ritual, you don’t require any material components to cast the spell.

Fiendish Accuracy

Source: Book of Magic: 10 Warlock Invocations

Prerequisite: true strike cantrip, 9th level

As a bonus action, you can cast true strike once without using a warlock spell slot and apply its effects this turn. You can’t do so again until you finish a short or a long rest.

Fiendish Vigor

You can cast false life on yourself at will as a 1st-level spell, without expending a spell slot or material components.

Frightening Visage

Source: Book of Magic: 10 Warlock Invocations

Prerequisite: 5th level

When making a Charisma (Intimidation) check, you can make your face resemble that of a fiend, giving you advantage. You can’t use this again until you finish a short or long rest.

Gaze of Two Minds

You can use your action to touch a willing humanoid and perceive through its senses until the end of your next turn. As long as the creature is on the same plane of existence as you, you can use your action on subsequent turns to maintain this connection, extending the duration until the end of your next turn. While perceiving through the other creature’s senses, you benefit from any special senses possessed by that creature, and you are blinded and deafened to your own surroundings.

Lifedrinker

Prerequisite: 12th level, Pact of the Blade feature

When you hit a creature with your pact weapon, the creature takes extra necrotic damage equal to your Charisma modifier (minimum 1).

Mask of Many Faces

You can cast disguise self at will, without expending a spell slot.

Master of Myriad Forms

Prerequisite: 15th level

You can cast alter self at will, without expending a spell slot.

Minions of Chaos

Prerequisite: 9th level

You can cast conjure elemental once using a warlock spell slot. You can’t do so again until you finish a long rest.

Mire the Mind

Prerequisite: 5th level

You can cast slow once using a warlock spell slot. You can’t do so again until you finish a long rest.

Misty Visions

You can cast silent image at will, without expending a spell slot or material components.

One with Shadows

Prerequisite: 5th level When you are in an area of dim light or darkness, you can use your action to become invisible until you move or take an action or a reaction.

Otherworldly Leap

Prerequisite: 9th level

You can cast jump on yourself at will, without expending a spell slot or material components.

Poisoning Blast

Source: Book of Magic: 10 Warlock Invocations

Prerequisite: eldritch blast cantrip, poison spray cantrip
When you cast eldritch blast, you can choose whether to deal force damage or poison damage.

Repelling Blast

Prerequisite: eldritch blast* cantrip When you hit a creature with eldritch blast, you can push the creature up to 10 feet away from you in a straight line.

Return to Me

Source Aaralyn’s Stolen Notes to Velea Copyright 2018 Anne Gregersen Author Anne Gregersen

Prerequisite(s): Pact of the Blade feature

Your pact weapon is connected to your body. If your pact weapon has the throwing property and you use an attack action to throw it at an enemy, you can will the weapon to return to your hand at the end of the attack, no action required by you.

Sculptor of Flesh

Prerequisite: 7th level

You can cast polymorph once using a warlock spell slot. You can’t do so again until you finish a long rest.

Sign of Ill Omen

Prerequisite: 5th level

You can cast bestow curse once using a warlock spell slot. You can’t do so again until you finish a long rest.

Thief of Five Fates

You can cast bane once using a warlock spell slot. You can’t do so again until you finish a long rest.

Thirsting Blade

Prerequisite: 5th level, Pact of the Blade feature

You can attack with your pact weapon twice, instead of once, whenever you take the Attack action on your turn.

Undersea Horror

Source: Book of Magic: 10 Warlock Invocations

Prerequisite: 7th level

Your hands and feet become slightly webbed, granting you a swim speed equal to your base land speed. You add your proficiency bonus to Strength (Athletics) checks made to swim. Gills extend out of your neck when you are underwater, allowing you to breathe water as well as air. You can cast water breathing once using a warlock spell slot. You can’t do so again until you finish a long rest.

Visions of Distant Realms

Prerequisite: 15th level

You can cast arcane eye at will, without expending a spell slot.

Voice of the Chain Master

Prerequisite: Pact of the Chain feature

You can communicate telepathically with your familiar and perceive through your familiar’s senses as long as you are on the same plane of existence. Additionally, while perceiving through your familiar’s senses, you can also speak through your familiar in your own voice, even if your familiar is normally incapable of speech.

Whispers of the Grave

Prerequisite: 9th level

You can cast speak with dead at will, without expending a spell slot.

Witch Sight

Prerequisite: 15th level

You can see the true form of any shapechanger or creature concealed by illusion or transmutation magic while the creature is within 30 feet of you and within line of sight.