Dragon Breath

5th-level evocation (dragon)

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: Self (15-foot cone or 30-foot line)
Components: V, S, M (a piece of a dragon’s tooth)
Duration: Concentration, up to 1 minute

You summon draconic power to gain a breath weapon.

When you cast dragon breath, you can immediately exhale a cone or line of elemental energy, depending on the type of dragon you select. While the spell remains active, roll a d6 at the start of your turn. On a roll of 5 or 6, you can take a bonus action that turn to use the breath weapon again.

When you cast the spell, choose one of the dragon types listed below. Your choice determines the affected area and the damage of the breath attack for the spell’s duration.

Dragon Type Area Damage
Black 30-foot line, 5 feet wide 6d6 acid damage
Blue 30-foot line, 5 feet wide 6d6 lightning damage
Green 15-foot cone 6d6 poison damage
Red 15-foot cone 6d6 fire damage
White 15-foot cone 6d6 cold damage

At Higher Levels. When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 6th level or higher, the damage increases by 2d6 for each slot level above 5th.

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Deep Magic for 5th Edition (c) 2020 Open Design LLC; Authors: Dan Dillon, Chris Harris, and Jeff Lee.

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