Casting Time: 1 action
Range: 30 feet
Components: V, S, optional M (see below)
Duration: Concentration, up to 1 minute
You denounce one creature within range for its sins against your holy ethos. Choose one sentient or undead creature within range, who must succeed a Charisma saving throw or suffer 8d10 psychic damage and become frightened for the duration. A creature that succeeds its saving throw takes half as much damage and isn’t frightened. A frightened creature may make a new saving throw at the end of each of its turns; on a success, the frightened condition ends.
If you create a scroll worth at least 100 gold pieces that names the creature and details its specific crimes or sins and present this scroll during the casting, the creature makes its initial saving throw with disadvantage. The scroll is consumed in the casting.
As long as it is frightened, it also suffers vulnerability against bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage, and one additional damage type that you specify when you create the scroll. If your scroll names a creature other than the one you have targeted, or specifies crimes or sins inapplicable to your target, your spell fails, but the scroll is not consumed.
At Higher Levels: When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 6th level or higher, the base damage increases by 1d10 for each slot level above 5th.
Mysteries of the Gods: New Cleric Domains and Spells for Fifth Edition 1.0 published by Tribality.com (Innovaworks Inc.); Copyright 2016 Brandes Stoddard