Pathfinder 2 Mind Reading Spell

Mind Reading

SPELL 3
UNCOMMON DETECTION DIVINATION MENTAL

Traditions arcane, occult

Cast [2 Actions] somatic, verbal

Range 30 feet

Targets 1 creature

Saving Throw Will

Duration 1 round or sustained up to 1 minute


With a cursory mental touch, you attempt to read the target’s mind. It must attempt a Will save. The target then becomes temporarily immune to your mind reading for 1 hour.

Critical Success The target perceives vague surface thoughts from you when you Cast the Spell.

Success You find out whether the target’s Intelligence modifier is higher than, equal to, or lower than yours.

Failure You perceive vague surface thoughts from the target when you Cast the Spell, and you find out whether its Intelligence modifier is higher than, equal to, or lower than yours.

Critical Failure As failure, and for the duration of the spell, you can Sustain the Spell to detect the target’s surface thoughts again. The target doesn’t receive any additional saves.


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