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Third Party Paladin Spells

An “F” or “M” appearing in the Comp. column denotes a focus or material component not normally included in a spell component pouch.

Order of Presentation: The spells (or formulae) are listed in alphabetical order by name, except when a spell’s name begins with “lesser,” “greater,” or “mass,” in which case it is alphabetized under the second word of the spell name.

Hit Dice: The term “Hit Dice” is used synonymously with “character levels” for effects that affect a specific number of Hit Dice of creatures.

Caster Level: A spell’s power often depends on caster level, which is defined as the caster’s class level for the purpose of casting a particular spell. The word “level” in the short spell descriptions that follow always refers to caster level.

Creatures and Characters: “Creature” and “character” are used synonymously in the short descriptions.

1st-Level Paladin Spells
Spell Name Comp Description Source
Animal Purpose Training   Animal gains a new general purpose. PZO1129
Aspect of the Nightingale   You gain a +2 competence bonus on Perform (sing) checks and a +2 competence bonus on Diplomacy checks. Once per minute, if you are subject to a charm effect that allows a saving throw, you may roll twice and take the more favorable result. PZO9267
Bed of Iron   The subjects of this spell are able to sleep comfortably in medium or heavy armor without suffering from fatigue the following day. PZO9426
Bless   Allies gain +1 on attack rolls and saves against fear. PZO1110
Blessed Fist   Target doesn’t provoke attacks of opportunity with unarmed strikes. PZO1129
Blessing of the Watch   As bless, except it lasts 1 hour per level instead of 1 minute per level and only working in the caster’s home city, specifically referring to areas under the jurisdiction of the city watch. PZO9202
Bless Water M Makes holy water. PZO1110
Bless Weapon   Weapon strikes true against evil foes. PZO1110
Bowstaff   A shortbow may double as a club, or a longbow as a quarterstaff. PZO1118
Build Trust   Gain various bonuses when interacting with the target. PZO1134
Challenge Evil   Sickens creature if it refuses to fight you. PZO1115
Compel Hostility   Compels opponents to attack you instead of your allies. PZO1118
Conditional Favor   Provide another spell whose effects reverse if the target breaks a restriction. PZO1134
Create Water   Creates 2 gallons/level of pure water. PZO1110
Cure Light Wounds   Cures 1d8 damage + 1/level (max +5). PZO1110
Deadeye’s Arrow   You create an arrow made of crackling electricity, which you may fire as a weapon or use as a glowing beacon. PZO9202
Detect Charm   As detect magic, except vs. charms, compulsions, and possession auras. PZO9409
Detect Demon   You sense the presence of a specific kind of evil—that of demons, their servants, and the Abyss. The amount of information revealed depends on how long you study a particular area or subject. PZO9437
Detect Poison   Detects poison in one creature or small object. PZO1110
Detect the Faithful   You can detect other worshipers of your deity. PZO9405
Detect Undead   Reveals undead within 60 ft. PZO1110
Diagnose Disease   Detect and identify diseases. PZO1117
Divine Favor   You gain +1 per three levels on attack and damage rolls. PZO1110
Emblazon Crest   This spell ensures the subject touched is always able to display her proper crest and coat of arms. PZO9426
Empower Holy Water   You empower a vial of holy water to deal additional damage to undead creatures. PZO9444
Endure Elements   Exist comfortably in hot or cold regions. PZO1110
Enhance Water   Transform water into an alcoholic beverage, typically ale, beer, mead, or wine. PZO9267
Firebelly   A magical fire warms your belly, granting you fire resistance 5 and as a standard action, you can breathe a 15-foot cone of flame that deals 1d4 fire damage (Ref half, SR applies). ISG
Ghostbane Dirge   Incorporeal creature takes half damage from nonmagical weapons. PZO1115
Grace   Movement doesn’t provoke attacks of opportunity. PZO1115
Guardian Armor   Teleport armor you are wearing off of you and onto an ally within range. PZO9467
Haze of Dreams   A target moves at 1/2 its normal speed (round down to the next 5-foot increment). PZO9267
Hedging Weapons   Floating weapons protect you and make ranged attacks. PZO1135
Hero’s Defiance   Allows the use of lay on hands while falling unconscious. PZO1115
Honeyed Tongue   Roll 2 dice when using Diplomacy, take higher roll. PZO1115
Horn of Pursuit   Create three notes heard miles away. PZO1117
Ironbeard   Target gains a beard of cold iron that increases AC and can be used to attack enemies. ARG
Keep Watch   Enable the subjects to stand watch or keep vigil throughout the night without any ill effects. PZO9426
Knight’s Calling   Forces target to move toward you and fight you. PZO1115
Know the Enemy   Gain +10 on a monster Knowledge check. PZO1117
Liberating Command   Target makes an Escape Artist check as an immediate action and gains a bonus on it. PZO1118
Linebreaker   Gain +20 foot bonus to speed when charging and a +2 bonus to bull rush or overrun. PZO1121
Litany of Sloth   Single target cannot make attacks of opportunity for 1 round. PZO1118
Longshot   Grants a +10-foot bonus to the range increment for any ranged weapon fired. PZO1118
Magic Weapon   Weapon gains +1 bonus. PZO1110
Positive Pulse Energy harms undead or bolsters the living. PRG:PA
Protection from Chaos/Evil   +2 to AC and saves, plus additional protection against selected alignment. PZO1110
Rally Point   Square gives good creatures bonuses. PZO1115
Read Magic   Read scrolls and spellbooks. PZO1110
Resistance   Subject gains +1 on saving throws. PZO1110
Restoration, Lesser   Dispels magical ability penalty or repairs 1d4 ability damage. PZO1110
Rite of Bodily Purity M You energize your body’s immune system, improving your ability to resist toxins and ailments. PZO9472
Sanctify Corpse   Prevent a corpse from becoming an undead. PZO1117
Shield of Fortification   Target gains a 25% chance to treat critical hits and sneak attacks as normal hits. PZO1129
Shield of Shards   This defensive spell must be cast on a shield you are currently wielding, and fractures the shield into two shards. You lose the shield bonus to AC but you can direct the shards to attack adjacent opponents. PZO9467
Songbird Conjure music from a good-aligned plane. PRG:PA
Stunning Barrier   Magical field grants a +1 bonus to AC and on saves, and stuns one creature attacking you. PZO1129
Swift Girding   A number of targets are immediately clad in the armor you target. PZO9426
Sun Metal   Weapon touched bursts into flames. PZO1118
Tactical Acumen   You gain an additional +1 on attack rolls or to AC due to battlefield positioning. PZO1118
Touch of Truthtelling   As zone of truth, but others know the target is affected by the spell. PZO9202
Tracking Mark   You treat the DCs of all Survival checks made to track a target as if 5 lower than normal, and gain a +5 bonus on Perception checks to notice the target if it is using Stealth or to recognize it if it is using Disguise. PZO9267
Unbreakable Heart   Target gains a +4 bonus on saves against mind-affecting effects that rely on negative emotions. PZO9226
Veil of Positive Energy   +2 AC, +2 on saves vs. undead. PZO1115
Virtue   Subject gains 1 temporary hp. PZO1110
Wartrain Mount   Animal gains the combat training general purpose. PZO1117
Weapons Against Evil   Cause weapons to shine with pale light dimly illuminating a 5-foot square. The weapons also ignore DR of evil creatures of DR 5 or lower, as long as the damage reduction is not DR/epic. FOP
Word of Resolve   Ally rerolls a save against charm or fear. PZO1117

2nd-Level Paladin Spells
Spell Name M/F Description Source
Abeyance M/DF You suppress the effects of a curse on a creature. AP82
Angelic Aspect, Lesser   You gain low-light vision, acid and cold resistance 5, and protection from evil. PZO9431
Aquatic Cavalry   Summon hippocampi to serve as aquatic mounts. PZO1140
Arrow of Law   Harm and possibly daze chaotic creatures. PZO1117
Aura of Greater Courage   Increases strength of a paladin’s aura of courage. PZO1115
Bestow Grace   Subject gains bonus on saving throws equal to Cha modifier. PZO1115
Bestow Weapon Proficiency   Grants a creature proficiency in a single weapon for short period of time. PZO1118
Blade Tutor’s Spirit   Attack penalties you choose to suffer are reduced. PZO9455
Blessing of Courage and Life   Grants a +2 bonus on saves vs. fear and death. PZO1115
Blessings of Luck and Resolve   Give a morale bonus or immunity to halflings against fear effects to a single creature. PZO1121
Blinding Ray DF Ranged touch attack that blinds and deals damage to light sensitive creatures, + 1 ray/four levels (max 3). PZO1121
Bullet Ward F Adamantine bullets intercept firearm attacks. PZO1129
Bull’s Strength   Subject gains +4 to Str for 1 min./level. PZO1110
Carry Companion   You touch an animal or magical beast that has a helpful attitude toward you, instantly transforming the creature into a miniature figurine of stone, small enough to fit into the palm of your hand. PZO9426
Corruption Resistance   Protects creature against damage from alignment-based attacks. PZO1115
Delay Disease DF Gain immunity to disease for 24h. PZO1121
Delay Poison   Stops poison from harming subject for 1 hour/level. PZO1110
Divine Arrow   Imbues a projectile with holy energy. PZO1118
Divine Illumination   Illuminate undead, negate channel resistance, and inflict –2 penalty vs. positive energy. PZO9237
Eagle’s Splendor   Subject gains +4 to Cha for 1 min./level. PZO1110
Effortless Armor   Armor you wear no longer slows your speed. PZO1118
Endure Elements, Communal   As endure elements, but you may divide the duration among creatures touched. PZO1118
Fairness   Humanoid creatures affected by this spell must trade fairly with others to the best of their knowledge. PZO9267
Fire of Entanglement   Your ability to smite evil also entangles your foe. PZO1115
Holy Javelin   Deal ongoing damage to evil creatures and apply penalties. PZO1135
Holy Shield   Lend your shield’s protection to another. PZO1117
Instant Armor   Summon armor temporarily replacing your current attire. PZO1115
Ironskin DF/M Your skin hardens and takes on the color and texture of rough iron. PZO1130
Life Shield   You surround yourself with positive energy that damages undead opponents. PZO9444
Light Lance   Creates a soaring beacon of light. PZO1115
Litany of Defense   Doubles armor’s enhancement bonus. PZO1118
Litany of Eloquence   Fascinates a single creature for 1 round. PZO1118
Litany of Entanglement   Entangles a creature for 1 round. PZO1118
Litany of Righteousness   A single evil creature takes more damage from creatures with a good aura. PZO1118
Litany of Warding   You gain two additional attacks of opportunity for 1 round. PZO1118
Magic Siege Engine   Siege engine gains +1 on targeting and damage rolls. PZO1118
Martyr’s Bargain   Delay immediate damage to yourself from a spell to take maximum damage later. PZO9237
Owl’s Wisdom   Subject gains +4 to Wis for 1 min./level. PZO1110
Paladin’s Sacrifice   Take the damage and effects for another creature. PZO1115
Protection from Chaos, Communal   As protection from chaos, but you may divide the duration among creatures touched. PZO1118
Protection from Evil, Communal   As protection from evil, but you may divide the duration among creatures touched. PZO1118
Protection From Outsiders   This spell wards a creature from attacks by outsiders with a specific racial subtype, from mental control exerted by creatures of the chosen subtype, and from summoned creatures of that subtype PZO9437
Remove Paralysis   Frees one or more creatures from paralysis or slow effect. PZO1110
Righteous Vigor   Boosts attack bonus with each hit. PZO1115
Resist Energy   Ignores 10 or more points of damage per attack from specified energy type. PZO1110
Righteous Blood   The target creature’s innate goodness infuses its body with holy energy. While this energy does not directly empower the target, it can harm embodiments of evil. Any creature that damages the target with a slashing or piercing melee weapon is sprayed by the target’s holy blood. If the attacker is a creature with the evil subtype, it takes 1d6 points of damage from divine power each time it successfully hits the target. If the target has the good subtype or an ability that grants it an aura of good (like paladins or some clerics), its blood instead deals 2d6 points of damage. PZO9437
Sacred Bond F Cast touch healing spells from a distance. PZO1115
Sacred Space M Augment DC to resist spells and spell-like abilities with good descriptors. Penalty to evil outsiders. PZO1121
Saddle Surge   Bonus damage for moving on mount. PZO1115
Sea Steed   Your mount adapts to an aquatic environment. PZO1140
Sense Madness   Determine mental disturbances in nearby creatures. PZO1135
Stave Off Corruption M Protect against a corruption’s progression. PZO1135
Shield Companion   As shield other, but affecting your companion creature. PZO1129
Shield Other F You take half of subject’s damage. PZO1110
Soothing Word   Reduces effects of multiple conditions on target. Cards
Spiritual Squire   An ally made of pure force appears in a single 5-foot square within range. On your turn, the squire can do one of the following: retrieve one stowed item from your possessions, carry an object weighing no more than 10 lbs./CL, hand you an object it is carrying, perform the aid another action on your behalf or for one of your allies, or help one creature of your choice don armor (which then takes half the normal time). PZO9467
Undetectable Alignment   Conceals alignment from magical detection for 24 hours. PZO1110
Vestment of the Champion   Armor or shield gains a +1 enhancement per four levels. PZO1117
Wake of Light   Magical trail aids good creatures, hinders evil ones. PZO1115
Weapon of Awe   Weapon gets +2 on damage rolls. PZO1115
Widen Auras   Increase the range of auras bestowed by your class. PZO1129
Winged Sword   Target weapon grows small feathered wings and acts as if it had the throwing weapon special ability. PPZO9410
Zone of Truth   Subjects within range cannot lie. PZO1110

3rd-Level Paladin Spells
Spell Name M/F Description Source
Accept Affliction   The caster can transfer the effects of afflictions such as curses, diseases, and poisons from the target creature to himself. PZO9431
Angelic Aspect   As lesser angelic aspect, plus you gain darkvision 60 ft., acid and cold resistance increases to 10, you gain DR 5/evil, you sprout wings granting fly speed 30 ft. (average maneuverability) and your natural weapons or weapons you wield are considered good-aligned for the purpose of overcoming damage reduction. PZO9431
Archon’s Aura   Aura penalizes enemy attacks and AC. PZO1117
Aura of Inviolate Ownership DF Attended items of target creatures are harder to take. PZO9455
Bestow Auras   Transfer your paladin or antipaladin auras to another creature. PZO1129
Blade of Bright Victory   Bonded weapon gains ghost touch. PZO1117
Blessing of the Mole   1 ally/level gains darkvision and a +2 Stealth bonus. PZO1117
Burst of Speed   You gain increased speed, and your movement ignores attacks of opportunity and allows you to move through the space of creatures larger than you are. PZO1118
Cure Moderate Wounds   Cures 2d8 damage +1/level (max. +10). PZO1110
Damnation M Punish creatures for evil spells they know or that affect them. PZO1135
Daybreak Arrow   Targeted ammunition exudes radiant energy. PZO1118
Daylight   60-ft. radius of bright light. PZO1110
Deadly Juggernaut   Your might increases with every kill you make. PZO1118
Delay Poison, Communal   As delay poison, but you may divide the duration among creatures touched. PZO1118
Detect Anxieties   Learn what makes creatures anxious. PZO1134
Detect Desires   Learn what creatures desire. PZO1134
Discern Lies   Reveals deliberate falsehoods. PZO1110
Dispel Magic   Cancels one magical spell or effect. PZO1110
Divine Transfer   Transfer hit points and give DR/evil to target creature. PZO1115
Draconic Malice   You surround yourself with a palpable aura of draconic fear and dread. PZO9470
Fire of Judgment   Smited creature takes damage when it attacks. PZO1115
Ghostbane Dirge, Mass   As ghostbane dirge, but affects multiple creatures. PZO1115
Firewalker’s Meditation M You focus your mind on blocking out pain, allowing your body to endure punishments that would be otherwise unbearable. PZO9472
Guardian Monument, Lesser   An unattended, non-magical object you touch emanates a shimmering aura that protects humans in the area. PPZO9410
Heal Mount   As heal on horse or other special mount. PZO1110
Heroic Fortune M The target gains 1 temporary hero point. PZO1115
Holy Whisper   Whisper sickens evil creatures, gives good creatures bonuses. PZO1115
Litany of Escape   Teleports a friend out of a grapple. PZO1118
Litany of Sight   You can see invisible creatures and objects within 30 feet of you. PZO1118
Magic Circle against Chaos/Evil   As protection from chaos/evil, but 10-ft. radius and 10 min./level. PZO1110
Magic Weapon, Greater   Weapon gains +1 bonus/four levels (max +5). PZO1110
Mantle of Calm   Neutralize the rage effects of those who have attacked you. PZO1129
Marks of Forbiddance   Makes 2 creatures pass Will saves in order to attack each other. PZO1115
Positive Pulse, Greater A large pulse of positive energy damages undead and bolsters living creatures. PRG:PA
Prayer   Allies get +1 bonus on most rolls, enemies –1 penalty. PZO1110
Remove Blindness/Deafness   Cures normal or magical blindness or deafness. PZO1110
Remove Curse   Frees object or person from curse. PZO1110
Resilient Reservoir   Redirect damage from melee attacks and touch spells into bonus to a skill check, attack roll, damage roll or combat maneuver. PZO1121
Resist Energy, Communal   As resist energy, but you may divide the duration among creatures touched. PZO1118
Revenant Armor   When the wearer of a suit of armor warded by revenant armor is brought below 0 hp or becomes unconscious in combat, the armor animates allowing the unconscious wearer to move about under the constructs control. PZO9467
Sanctify Armor   +1 AC/four levels (max +5). PZO1115
Sanctify Weapons   All manufactured weapons in a 20-ft radius bypass damage resistance of a chosen evil outsider subtype. PZO9255
Scales of Deflection   Brilliant draconic iconography matching your draconic heritage. PZO9470
Shield of Fortification, Greater   Target gains a 50% chance to treat critical hits and sneak attacks as normal hits. PZO1129
Sky Steed   Grant your mount angelic wings. PZO1140
Spotlight   You create a mobile area of bright light centered on one target while simultaneously suppressing other light sources surrounding it. PZO9466
Stunning Barrier, Greater   Magical field grants a +2 bonus to AC and on saves, and stuns multiple creatures attacking you. PZO1129
Tail Strike   You grow a draconic tail (clothing and armor adjust as necessary), or if you already have a tail, it takes on a draconic appearance. PZO9470
They Know   Convince target that a nearby creature knows her greatest secret. PZO1134
Trial By Fire   You test a creature’s purity of convictions by exposing it to a sheet of divine fire. PZO9469
Vigilant Rest   Cause a sleeping creature to retain some perception of its surroundings. PZO1140
Wrathful Mantle   Subject shines and gets +1/four levels on all saves. PZO1115

4th-Level Paladin Spells
Spell Name M/F Description Source
Absolution   Removes enchantments and forgives actions taken under their effects. PZO1134
Angelic Aspect, Greater   As angelic aspect but DR increases to 10/evil; you gain immunity to acid, cold, and petrification; resistance to electricity and fire 10; +4 racial bonus on saves against poison; a protective aura, and truespeech as supernatural abilities. Also, your fly speed increases to 60 ft. (good maneuverability). PZO9431
Archon’s Trumpet   Upon hearing a booming report, as if from a trumpet archon’s mighty horn, all creatures in the area of the burst are paralyzed for 1d4 rounds. PZO9431
Ban Corruption F Eliminate the gifts of nearby corrupted creatures. PZO1135
Banishing Blade   You imbue a weapon with the ability to bull rush a creature. PPZO9410
Bestow Grace of the Champion   Target gains paladin abilities for 1 round/level. PZO1117
Blaze of Glory   Last stand cures good creatures, hurts evil. PZO1115
Blessings of Luck and Resolve, Mass   Give a morale bonus against fear effects to multiple creatures. PZO1121
Break Enchantment   Frees subjects from enchantments, transmutations, and curses. PZO1110
Bloodsworn Retribution   Cut yourself and swear an oath of retribution on your own blood gaining bonuses based on how much you injure yourself. PZO9408
Burst of Glory   Targets in the area gain a +1 sacred bonus on attack rolls and saves against fear effects, plus 1 temporary hit point per caster level (maximum +20). PZO9202
Burst With Light   The target becomes filled with intense magical light, taking 2d6 points of damage as the light bursts from its wounds and orifices (if the target is an undead creature, it instead takes 2d8 points of damage). In addition, the creature radiates bright light in a 30-foot radius and increases the light level by one step for an additional 30 feet beyond that area—darkness becomes dim light, dim light becomes normal light, and normal light becomes bright light. PZO9437
Chains of Light   Target is held immobile by glowing golden chains composed of pure light. PZO9431
Companion Transposition   Swap places with your animal companion, familiar, or spirit animal via teleportation. PZO1140
Crusader’s Edge   Weapon gains evil outsider bane quality plus other benefits against evil outsiders. PZO9237
Cure Serious Wounds   Cures 3d8 damage + 1/level (max +15). PZO1110
Death Ward   Grants bonuses against death spells and negative energy. PZO1110
Dimensional Blade   For one round attacks made with a held melee weapon are melee touch attacks that ignore all armor. Bludgeoning weapons deal half damage and are treated as slashing weapons. PZO9455
Dispel Chaos   +4 bonus against attacks by chaotic creatures. PZO1110
Dispel Evil   +4 bonus against attacks by evil creatures. PZO1110
Eaglesoul   Grants combat bonuses against evil creatures, particularly against evil outsiders. PZO9237
Fire of Vengeance   Smited creature takes 3d8 damage. PZO1115
Flash Forward   At end of charge, alter time and return to your original position before you charged. PZO9468
Forced Repentance   Target falls prone and confesses sins. PZO1115
Forceful Strike   Empower a melee weapon to deal 1d4 force damage/level and bull rush on one hit. PZO9237
Guardian of Faith   Target is protected by shield of faith and a protection spell, and can transfer the effects to another creature. PZO1129
Holy Sword   Weapon becomes +5, deals +2d6 damage against evil. PZO1110
Invoke Deity F,M Infuse yourself with the powers of your deity’s planar realm. PRG:PA
King’s Castle   Instantly switch places with a single ally. PZO1115
Litany of Thunder   A single target is deafened until the condition is removed, and is confused for 1 round. PZO1118
Litany of Vengeance   Allies attacking the target of the spell gain a +5 bonus on damage rolls for 1 round. PZO1118
Magic Siege Engine, Greater   Siege engine gains +1 on targeting and damage rolls for every four caster levels. PZO1118
Mark of Justice   Designates action that triggers curse on subject. PZO1110
Neutralize Poison   Immunizes subject against poison, detoxifies venom in or on subject. PZO1110
Oath of Peace   Grants +5 AC and DR 10/evil, can’t attack. PZO1115
Paragon Surge   Gain +2 enhancement bonus to Dex and Int and gain one feat for which you meet the prerequisites. PZO1121
Planeslayer’s Call   Allies gain benefits against outsiders of an alignment you choose. PZO1129
Raise Animal Companion M As raise dead, but on an animal. PZO1117
Red Hand of the Killer   Stain the hand of a creature’s killer red. PZO1134
Reprobation   Marked target is shunned by your religion. PZO1117
Resounding Blow   Melee attack deals 1d6 more damage. PZO1115
Restoration M Restores level and ability score drains. PZO1110
Sacred Nimbus   Holy energy damages evil creatures that attack you and protects you from evil attacks. PZO1135
Sacrificial Oath   Take damage for an ally for many rounds. PZO1115
Sea Stallion   You and your mount adapt to an aquatic environment. PZO1140
Shield of Dawn   Creatures that strike you take 1d6 +1/level fire damage. PZO9226
Speak with Soul Hold an extended conversation with a soul. PRG:PA
Stay the Hand   Subject cannot attack with melee weapon. PZO1115
Symbol of Healing M Triggered rune heals living creatures. PZO1117