Binding Sap

School transmutation; Level druid 0, ranger 1


Casting Time 1 standard action
Components V, S, M (lichen or bracken)


Range personal
Target you
Duration concentration
Saving Throw Fortitude (harmless); Spell Resistance yes (harmless)


For as long as the caster concentrates, any desired portion of her skin sticks to wooden surfaces as though glued in place. The caster can change the locations so affected to free one hand after the other for purposes of climbing. The spell makes climbing easier but slower because of the extra concentration required. The character gains a climb speed equal to his normal ground speed, with the subsequent +8 bonus on Climb checks for having a climb speed.

If the character moves at a leisurely pace (1/2 the normal climbing speed), no Concentration check is necessary. If the character is moving faster than that, the character must succeed on a DC 15 Concentration check with every Climb check in order to move. Note that a single hand or foot does not have enough surface area to support a character’s entire weight by itself. If a character is foolish enough to try hanging from a ceiling or wall by one hand, his weight tears the skin off his hand for 1d4 points of damage (plus any falling damage that might result).

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