Index of Spells by School - Necromancy

Name
School Casting Time Source Book
Save - Res Level Comps
Dur Range Recharge
Description
Animate Dead (M)
Necromancy [Evil] 1 standard action PRPG-O
None - No Adp 3, Clr 3, Death 3, Sor/Wiz 4 V, S, M
Instant Touch General

Creates undead skeletons and zombies.

Astral Projection (M)
Necromancy 30 minutes PRPG-O
None - Yes Clr 9, Sor/Wiz 9, Travel 9 V, S, M
See text Touch General

Projects you and others onto Astral Plane.

Bestow Curse
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates - Yes Adp 3, Clr 3, Sor/Wiz 4 V, S
Permanent Touch General

6 to an ability score; 4 on attack rolls, saves, and checks; or 50% chance of losing each action.

Bleed
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates - Yes Clr 0, Sor/Wiz 0 V, S
Instant Close General

Cause a stabilized creature to resume dying.

Blight
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude half; see text - Yes Drd 4, Sor/Wiz 5 V, S, DF
Instant Touch General

Withers one plant or deals 1d6/level damage to plant creature.

Blindness/Deafness
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude negates - Yes Brd 2, Clr 3, Darkness 2, Sor/Wiz 2 V
Permanent (D) Medium General

Makes subject blinded or deafened.

Cause Fear
Necromancy [Fear] [Mind-affecting] 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will partial - Yes Adp 1, Brd 1, Clr 1, Death 1, Sor/Wiz 1 V, S
1d4 rounds or 1 round; see text Close General

One creature of 5 HD or less flees for 1d4 rounds.

Chill Touch
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude partial or Will negates; see text - Yes Sor/Wiz 1 V, S
Instant Touch General

One touch/level deals 1d6 damage and possibly 1 Str damage.

Circle of Death (M)
Necromancy [Death] 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude negates - Yes Sor/Wiz 6 V, S, M
Instant Medium General

Kills 1d4/level HD of creatures.

Clone (M) (F)
Necromancy 10 minutes PRPG-O
None - No Sor/Wiz 8 V, S, M, F
Instant 0 ft. General

Duplicate awakens when original dies.

Command Undead
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates; see text - Yes Sor/Wiz 2 V, S, M
1 day/level Close 1 hour

Undead creature obeys your commands.

Contagion
Necromancy [Evil] 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude negates - Yes Adp 3, Clr 3, Drd 3, Sor/Wiz 4 V, S
Instant Touch General

Infects subject with chosen disease.

Control Undead
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates - Yes Sor/Wiz 7 V, S, M
1 min./level Close 30 minutes

Undead don't attack you while under your command.

Create Greater Undead (M)
Necromancy [Evil] 1 hour PRPG-O
None - No Clr 8, Death 8, Sor/Wiz 8 V, S, M
Instant Close General

Creates shadows, wraiths, spectres, or devourers.

Create Undead (M)
Necromancy [Evil] 1 hour PRPG-O
None - No Clr 6, Death 6, Evil 6, Sor/Wiz 6 V, S, M
Instant Close General

Raises ghouls, ghasts, mummies, or mohrgs from physical remains.

Curse Water (M)
Necromancy [Evil] 1 minute PRPG-O
Will negates (object) - Yes (object) Clr 1 V, S, M
Instant Touch General

Makes unholy water.

Death Knell
Necromancy [Death] [Evil] 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates - Yes Clr 2, Death 2 V, S
Instant/10 minutes per HD of subject; see text Touch General

Kills dying creature; you gain 1d8 temporary hp, +2 to Str, and +1 caster level.

Death Ward
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates (harmless) - Yes (harmless) Clr 4, Death 4, Drd 5, Pal 4, Repose 4 V, S, DF
1 min./level Touch 5 minutes

Grants bonuses against death spells and negative energy.

Deathwatch
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
None - No Clr 1, Repose 1 V, S
10 min./level 30 ft. 4 hours

Reveals how near death subjects within 30 ft. are.

Destruction (F)
Necromancy [Death] 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude partial - Yes Clr 7, Death 7, Repose 7 V, S, F
Instant Close General

Kills subject and destroys remains.

Disrupt Undead
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
None - Yes Sor/Wiz 0 V, S
Instant Close General

Deals 1d6 damage to one undead.

Doom
Necromancy [Fear] [Mind-affecting] 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates - Yes Clr 1 V, S, DF
1 min./level Medium General

One subject takes 2 on attack rolls, damage rolls, saves, and checks.

Energy Drain
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude partial; see text - Yes Clr 9, Sor/Wiz 9 V, S
Instant Close General

Subject gains 2d4 negative levels.

Enervation
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
None - Yes Sor/Wiz 4 V, S
Instant Close General

Subject gains 1d4 negative levels.

Eyebite
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude negates - Yes Brd 6, Sor/Wiz 6 V, S
1 round/level Close General

Target becomes panicked, sickened, and/or comatose.

False Life
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
- Sor/Wiz 2 V, S, M
1 hour/level or until discharged; see text Personal 30 minutes

Gain 1d10 temporary hp + 1/level (max +10).

Fear
Necromancy [Fear] [Mind-affecting] 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will partial - Yes Brd 3, Sor/Wiz 4 V, S, M
1 round/level or 1 round; see text 30 ft. General

Subjects within cone flee for 1 round/level.

Finger of Death
Necromancy [Death] 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude partial - Yes Drd 8, Sor/Wiz 7 V, S
Instant Close General

Deals 10 damage/level to one subject.

Gentle Repose
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates (object) - Yes (object) Clr 2, Repose 2, Sor/Wiz 3 V, S, M/DF
1 day/level Touch General

Preserves one corpse.

Ghoul touch
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude negates - Yes Sor/Wiz 2 V, S, M
1d6+2 rounds Touch General

Paralyzes one subject, which exudes stench that makes those nearby sickened.

Halt Undead
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates (see text) - Yes Sor/Wiz 3 V, S, M
1 round/level Medium General

Immobilizes undead for 1 round/level.

Harm
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will half; see text - Yes Clr 6, Destruction 6 V, S
Instant Touch General

Deals 10 points/level damage to target.

Horrid Wilting
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude half - Yes Sor/Wiz 8, Water 8 V, S, M/DF
Instant Long General

Deals 1d6/level damage within 30 ft.

Inflict Critical Wounds
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will half - Yes Clr 4, Destruction 4 V, S
Instant Touch General

Touch attack, 4d8 damage + 1/level (max +20).

Mass Inflict Critical Wounds
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will half - Yes Clr 8 V, S
Instant Close General

Deals 4d8 damage + 1/level, affects 1 subject/level.

Inflict Light Wounds
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will half - Yes Clr 1 V, S
Instant Touch General

Touch deals 1d8 damage +1/level (max +5).

Mass Inflict Light Wounds
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will half - Yes Clr 5 V, S
Instant Close General

Deals 1d8 damage + 1/level, affects 1 subject/level.

Inflict Moderate Wounds
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will half - Yes Clr 2 V, S
Instant Touch General

Touch attack, 2d8 damage + 1/level (max +10).

Mass Inflict Moderate Wounds
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will half - Yes Clr 6 V, S
Instant Close General

Deals 2d8 damage + 1/level, affects 1 subject/level.

Inflict Serious Wounds
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will half - Yes Clr 3 V, S
Instant Touch General

Touch attack, 3d8 damage + 1/level (max +15).

Mass Inflict Serious Wounds
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will half - Yes Clr 7 V, S
Instant Close General

Deals 3d8 damage + 1/level, affects 1 subject/level.

Magic Jar (F)
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates; see text - Yes Sor/Wiz 5 V, S, F
1 hour/level or until you return to your body Medium General

Enables possession of another creature.

Mark of Justice
Necromancy 10 minutes PRPG-O
None - Yes Clr 5, Pal 4 V, S, DF
Permanent; see text Touch General

Designates action that triggers curse on subject.

Poison
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude negates; see text - Yes Clr 4, Drd 3 V, S, DF
Instant; see text Touch General

Touch deals 1d3 Con damage 1/round for 6 rounds.

Ray of Enfeeblement
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude half - Yes Sor/Wiz 1 V, S
1 round/level Close General

Ray causes 1d6 Str penalty + 1 per 2 levels.

Ray of Exhaustion
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude partial; see text - Yes Sor/Wiz 3 V, S, M
1 min./level Close General

Ray makes subject exhausted.

Scare
Necromancy [Fear] [Mind-affecting] 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will partial - Yes Brd 2, Sor/Wiz 2 V, S, M
1 round/level or 1 round; see text for cause fear Medium General

Panics creatures of less than 6 HD.

Slay Living
Necromancy [Death] 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude partial - Yes Clr 5, Death 5, Repose 5 V, S
Instant Touch General

Touch attack deals 12d6 + 1 per level.

Soul Bind
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates - No Clr 9, Sor/Wiz 9 V, S, F
Permanent Close General

Traps newly dead soul to prevent resurrection.

Speak with Dead
Necromancy [Language-dependent] 10 minutes PRPG-O
Will negates; see text - No Clr 3, Knowledge 3, Repose 3 V, S, DF
1 min./level 10 ft. 30 minutes

Corpse answers one question/two levels.

Spectral Hand
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
None - No Sor/Wiz 2 V, S
1 min./level (D) Medium 30 minutes

Creates disembodied glowing hand to deliver touch attacks.

Symbol of Death (M)
Necromancy [Death] 10 minutes PRPG-O
Fortitude negates - Yes Clr 8, Rune 8, Sor/Wiz 8 V, S, M
See text 0 ft.; see text General

Triggered rune kills nearby creatures.

Symbol of Fear (M)
Necromancy [Fear] [Mind-affecting] 10 minutes PRPG-O
Will negates - Yes Clr 6, Sor/Wiz 6 V, S, M
See text 0 ft.; see text General

Triggered rune panics nearby creatures.

Symbol of Pain (M)
Necromancy [Evil] 10 minutes PRPG-O
Fortitude negates - Yes Clr 5, Sor/Wiz 5 V, S, M
See text 0 ft.; see text General

Triggered rune wracks nearby creatures with pain.

Symbol of Weakness (M)
Necromancy 10 minutes PRPG-O
Fortitude negates - Yes Clr 7, Sor/Wiz 7 V, S, M
See text 0 ft.; see text General

Triggered rune weakens nearby creatures.

Touch of Fatigue
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude negates - Yes Adp 0, Sor/Wiz 0 V, S, M
1 round/level Touch General

Touch attack fatigues target.

Undeath to Death (M)
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
Will negates - Yes Clr 6, Glory 6, Repose 6, Sor/Wiz 6 V, S, M
Instant Medium General

Destroys 1d4/level HD of undead (max. 20d4).

Vampiric touch
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
None - Yes Sor/Wiz 3 V, S
Instant/1 hour; see text Touch General

Touch deals 1d6 damage per two levels; caster gains damage as temporary hp.

Wail of the Banshee
Necromancy [Death] [Sonic] 1 standard action PRPG-O
Fortitude negates - Yes Death 9, Repose 9, Sor/Wiz 9 V
Instant Close General

Deals 10 damage/level to 1 creature/level.

Waves of Exhaustion
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
None - Yes Repose 8, Sor/Wiz 7 V, S
Instant 60 ft. General

Several targets become exhausted.

Waves of Fatigue
Necromancy 1 standard action PRPG-O
None - Yes Sor/Wiz 5 V, S
Instant 30 ft. General

Several targets become fatigued.