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Animate Dead

Animate Dead Spell1


Traditions arcane, divine, occult

Cast [three-actions] material, somatic, verbal

Range 30 feet

Duration sustained up to 1 minute

Your magic dredges up a corpse or skeleton and fills it with necromantic life, and you force the dead to fight at your command. You summon a common creature that has the undead trait and whose level is -1; this creature gains the summoned trait. Heightening the spell increases the maximum level of creature you can summon.

Heightened (2nd) Level 1.

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Heightened (10th) Level 15.

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