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Dramatic Sting

1st-level enchantment

Classes bard

Casting Time: 1 bonus action

Range: 30 feet

Components: V, S, M (a broken violin string and a wasp’s stinger)

Duration: Concentration, up to 5 rounds

You attempt to frighten a creature you can see within range by echoing its movements with ominous music and terrifying sound effects. It must make a Wisdom saving throw or take 1d4 psychic damage and become frightened of you until the spell ends. At the end of each of the creature’s turns, it can make another Wisdom saving throw, ending the effect on itself on a success. On a failed save, the creature takes 1d4 psychic damage. You cannot cast another spell through your spellcasting focus while concentrating on this spell.

At Higher Levels. When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 2nd level or higher, the damage increases by 1d4 for each slot level above 1st.

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