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Shifting Orb

1st-level evocation

Casting Time:1 Action

Range:90 feet

Component: V, S, M (a black pearl worth at least 50 gp)

Duration:Instantaneous You speak ancient words of power as you use the black pearl to weave arcane glyphs in the air. You hurl a black sphere of energy at a creature that you can see within range. You choose the type of orb you create from the list below. If you hit, the creature takes 2d8 damage of the type you chose and suffers the the following additional effect:

  • Acid: The creature must make a Constitution saving throw. If it fails, it’s AC is reduced by 2 until the end of your next turn.
  • Cold: Frost forms around the creature. The creature is restrained until the end of your next turn.
  • Fire: The creature is set ablaze and takes 1d8 fire damage at the beginning of each of its turns until it or another creature takes an action to douse the flames.
  • Lightning: Lightning arcs from the creature. Every creature within a 10-foot radius of the creature must make a Dexterity saving throw, taking 1d8 lightning damage on a failed roll, or half damage on a success.
  • Thunder: The creature is deafened until the end of your next turn.

At Higher Levels. When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 2nd level or higher, the damage increases by 1d8 for each slot above 1st.

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