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School enchantment (compulsion) [language-dependent, mind-affecting]; Level bard 2, medium 2, mesmerist 2, occultist 3, psychic 2 sorcerer/wizard 3, witch 3; Domain charm 3; Subdomain corruption 2, devil (evil, law) 3, innuendo 3


Casting Time 1 standard action
Components V, M (a snake’s tongue and a honeycomb)


Range close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Target one living creature
Duration 1 hour/level or until completed
Saving Throw Will negates; Spell Resistance yes


You influence the actions of the target creature by suggesting a course of activity (limited to a sentence or two). The suggestion must be worded in such a manner as to make the activity sound reasonable. Asking the creature to do some obviously harmful act automatically negates the effect of the spell.

The suggested course of activity can continue for the entire duration. If the suggested activity can be completed in a shorter time, the spell ends when the subject finishes what it was asked to do. You can instead specify conditions that will trigger a special activity during the duration. If the condition is not met before the spell duration expires, the activity is not performed.

A very reasonable suggestion causes the save to be made with a penalty (such as -1 or -2).

Suggestion, Mass

School enchantment (compulsion) [language-dependent, mind-affecting]; Level bard 5, medium 4, mesmerist 4, occultist 5, psychic 5, sorcerer/wizard 6, witch 6; Subdomain innuendo 6


Range medium (100 ft. + 10 ft./level)
Targets one creature/level, no two of which can be more than 30 ft. apart


This spell functions like suggestion, except that it can affect more creatures. The same suggestion applies to all these creatures.

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Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook. © 2009, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Author: Jason Bulmahn, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.