Safe Burial

School abjuration; Level cleric/oracle 3


Casting Time 1 hour
Components V, S, M (one flask of holy water, sprinkled over the grave), DF


Range personal
Target one freshly interred, recently deceased body
Duration 1 week/level (maximum 12 weeks)
Saving Throw Will negates; special, see text; Spell Resistance no


Generally cast during or just after a funeral ceremony, safe burial protects a freshly (within the past 6 hours) interred, recently (within the past 72 hours) deceased body. For the duration of the spell, the body cannot rise as any form of undead. Anyone attempting to loot, destroy, or otherwise disturb the body must make a Will save or stop their actions, turn and walk straight away for 1 minute per caster level.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

The Book of Divine Magic. Copyright 2009, 4 Winds Fantasy Gaming; Authors Connie J. Thomson and Robert W. Thomson, with Katheryn Bauer and Sean O’Connor.

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