Pathfinder 2 Death Knell Spell

Death Knell

SPELL 2
ATTACK DEATH NECROMANCY

Traditions divine, occult

Cast [2 Actions] somatic, verbal

Range touch

Targets 1 living creature that has 0 HP

Saving Throw Will


You snuff the life out of a creature on the brink of death. The target must attempt a Will save. If this kills it, you gain 10 temporary HP and a +1 status bonus to attack and damage rolls for 10 minutes.

Critical Success The target is unaffected.

Success The target’s dying value increases by 1.

Failure The target dies.


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