Blacktalon Blade

This is a series of spells created for my Pathfinder Tengu Bard, Kensik Blacktalon.  This series of spells was loosely based on the Level 1 Pathfinder Spell Dazzling Blade.

Lesser Blacktalon Blade

School illusion (fear); Level bard 1
CASTING
Casting Time 1 swift action
Components V, S
EFFECT
Range Personal
Target Wielded Sword
Duration 1 minute/level
Saving Throw Will negates (see text); Spell Resistance yes (harmless, object)

This spell causes the caster’s sword to turn black and be wrapped in an aura of cracking darkness.  While the spell is active the wielder gets a +1 bonus to intimidate checks.  Additionally the wielder can choose to the discharge the spell when a target takes damage causing the darkness to spread to the target, who must make a will save or become shaken for 1d4 rounds.

Blacktalon Blade

School illusion (fear); Level bard 3
CASTING
Casting Time 1 swift action
Components V, S
EFFECT
Range Personal
Target Wielded Sword
Duration 1 minute/level
Saving Throw Will negates (see text); Spell Resistance yes (harmless, object)

This spell causes the caster’s sword to turn black and be wrapped in an aura of cracking darkness.  While the spell is active the wielder gets a +2 bonus to intimidate checks.  The charges can be spent to spread the darkness to a target or targets damaged by the sword causing them to be shaken or frightened if they fail a will save, the the number of rounds the fear effects last for the number of charges expended are listed below.

Charges Rounds Shaken Rounds Frightened
1 1d4
2 2d4 1d4

Greater Blacktalon Blade
School illusion (fear); Level bard 5
CASTING
Casting Time 1 swift action
Components V, S
EFFECT
Range Personal
Target Wielded Sword
Duration 1 minute/level
Saving Throw Will negates (see text); Spell Resistance yes (harmless, object)

This spell causes the caster’s sword to turn black and be wrapped in an aura of cracking darkness.  While the spell is active the wielder gets a +4 bonus to intimidate checks.  The charges can be spent to spread the darkness to a target or targets damaged by the sword causing them to be shaken or frightened if they fail a will save, the the number of rounds the fear effects last for the number of charges expended are listed below.  The sword returns to normal and the intimidate bonus lost when the duration ends or all charges are expended.

Charges Rounds Shaken Rounds Frightened Rounds Panicked
1 1d4
2 2d4 1d4
3 3d4 1d4
4 4d4 2d4 1d4

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