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Scintillating Pattern


School illusion (pattern) [mind-affecting]; Level sorcerer/wizard 8; Domain madness 8

CASTING

Casting Time 1 standard action
Components V, S, M (a crystal prism)

EFFECT

Range close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Effect colorful lights in a 20-ft.-radius spread
Duration concentration + 2 rounds
Saving Throw none; Spell Resistance yes

DESCRIPTION

A twisting pattern of coruscating colors weaves through the air, affecting creatures within. The spell affects a total number of HD of creatures equal to your caster level (maximum 20). Creatures with the fewest HD are affected first, and among creatures with equal HD, those who are closest to the spell’s point of origin are affected first. HD that are not sufficient to affect a creature are wasted. The spell affects each subject according to its HD.

6 or less: Unconscious for 1d4 rounds, then stunned for 1d4 rounds, and then confused for 1d4 rounds. (Treat an unconscious result as stunned for nonliving creatures.)

7 to 12: Stunned for 1d4 rounds, then confused for an additional 1d4 rounds.

13 or more: Confused for 1d4 rounds.

Sightless creatures are not affected by scintillating pattern.