Thunder Arrow

School evocation [sonic]; Level druid/shaman 3, elven archer 2, ranger 3


Casting Time 1 swift action
Components V, S, DF (an arrow or bolt)


Range touch
Target one touched arrow or bolt
Area 30-ft.-radius spread
Duration instantaneous
Saving Throw Fortitude partial; see text; Spell Resistance yes


The next arrow you shoot emits a tremendously loud noise when it hits a solid surface, including a creature. You may choose whether the noise is, for example, a hideous shriek, a thunderclap, an animal or demonic roar, or any other wordless clamor.

All creatures within 30 ft. must succeed on a Fortitude save or be stunned for 1 round. Creatures with fewer than 6 Hit Dice that are within 10 ft. of the arrow’s impact must make a Fortitude save or be knocked unconscious for 1 round. Deaf creatures are immune to the arrow’s effects. In addition, magical effects that negate noise, such as silence, can cancel this spell’s effect.

You must shoot the enchanted arrow within 1 round of casting thunder arrow or the spell dissipates.

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