Summon Monster I

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NameSummon Monster I
SchoolConjuration (Summoning) [See Text]
LevelBrd 1, Clr 1, Sor/Wiz 1
ComponentsV, S, F/DF
Casting Time1 round
Recharge TimeGeneral
RangeClose (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
EffectOne summoned creature
Duration1 round/level (D)
Saving ThrowNone
Spell ResistanceNo
SourcesPathfinder RPG (Open)
Short Description

Summons extraplanar creature to fight for you.


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Table: Summon Monster
1st LevelSubtype
Dire rat*
Fire beetle*
Poisonous frog*
Pony (horse)*
Riding dog*
Viper (snake)*
2nd LevelSubtype
Ant, drone*
Elemental (Small)Elemental
Giant centipede*
Giant frog*
Giant spider*
Goblin dog*
Lemure (devil)Evil, Lawful
3rd LevelSubtype
Ant, soldier*
Aurochs (herd animal)*
Constrictor snake*
Dire bat*
Dretch (demon)Chaotic, Evil
Electric eel*
Giant lizard*
Lantern archonGood, Lawful
Leopard (cat)*
4th LevelSubtype
Bison (herd animal)*
Deinonychus (dinosaur)*
Dire ape*
Dire boar*
Dire wolf*
Elemental (Medium)Elemental
Giant scorpion*
Giant wasp*
Grizzly bear*
Hell houndEvil, Lawful
Hound archonGood, Lawful
Mephit (any)Elemental
Pteranodon (dinosaur)*
5th LevelSubtype
Ankylosaurus (dinosaur)*
Babau (demon)Chaotic, Evil
Bearded devilEvil, Lawful
Bralani azataChaotic, Good
Dire lion*
Elemental (Large)Elemental
Giant moray eel*
KytonEvil, Lawful
Orca (dolphin)*
Woolly rhinoceros*
XillEvil, Lawful
6th LevelSubtype
Dire bear*
Dire tiger*
Elasmosaurus (dinosaur)*
Elemental (Huge)Elemental
Erinyes (devil)Evil, Lawful
Giant octopus*
Invisible stalkerAir
Lillend azataGood, Lawful
Shadow demonChaotic, Evil
Succubus (demon)Chaotic, Evil
Triceratops (dinosaur)*
7th LevelSubtype
BebelithChaotic, Evil
Bone devilEvil, Lawful
Brachiosaurus (dinosaur)*
Dire crocodile*
Dire shark*
Elemental (greater)Elemental
Giant squid*
Mastadon (elephant)*
Tyrannosaurus (dinosaur)*
Vrock (demon)Chaotic, Evil
8th LevelSubtype
Barbed devilEvil, Lawful
Elemental (elder)Elemental
Hezrou (demon)Chaotic, Evil
9th LevelSubtype
Astral Deva (angel)Good
Ghaele azataChaotic, Good
Glabrezu (demon)Chaotic, Evil
Ice devilEvil, Lawful
Nalfeshnee (demon)Chaotic, Evil
Trumpet archonGood, Lawful
* This creature is summoned with the celestial template if you are good, or the fiendish template if you are evil; you may choose either if you are neutral.

This spell summons an extraplanar creature (typically an outsider, elemental, or magical beast native to another plane). It appears where you designate and acts immediately, on your turn. It attacks your opponents to the best of its ability. If you can communicate with the creature, you can direct it not to attack, to attack particular enemies, or to perform other actions. The spell conjures one of the creatures from the 1st Level list on Table 10–1. You choose which kind of creature to summon, and you can choose a different one each time you cast the spell.

A summoned monster cannot summon or otherwise conjure another creature, nor can it use any teleportation or planar travel abilities. Creatures cannot be summoned into an environment that cannot support them. Creatures summoned using this spell cannot use spells or spell-like abilities that duplicate spells with expensive material components (such as wish ).

When you use a summoning spell to summon a creature with an alignment or elemental subtype, it is a spell of that type. Creatures on Table 10–1 marked with an "*" are summoned with the celestial template, if you are good, and the fiendish template, if you are evil. If you are neutral, you may choose which template to apply to the creature. Creatures marked with an "*" always have an alignment that matches yours, regardless of their usual alignment. Summoning these creatures makes the summoning spell's type match your alignment.

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