- Casting Time: 1 action
- Classes: Bard, Wizard
- Components: V S M
- Concentration: Yes
- Damage: 3d10
- Damage Type: Force
- Duration: Up to 1 minute
- Level: 7
- Material: A miniature platinum sword with a grip and pommel of copper and zinc, worth 250 gp
- Name: Arcane Sword
- Range: 60 feet
- School: Evocation
- Spell Attack: Melee
- Target: See text
You create a sword-shaped plane of force that hovers within range. It lasts for the duration.
When the sword appears, you make a melee spell attack against a target of your choice within 5 feet of the sword. On a hit. the target takes 3d10 force damage. Until the spell ends, you can use a bonus action on each of your turns to move the sword up to 20 feet to a spot you can see and repeat this attack against the same target or a different one.
The SendingStone review
Arcane Sword is a powerful spell available to both Bards and Wizards at level 7. It requires one action to cast and lasts up to 1 minute. The spell deals 3d10 force damage and requires concentration to maintain. It is a rare spell due to its high level, but its potency makes it worth the effort.
Many players consider Arcane Sword to be an essential spell for offensive spellcasting as it offers a reliable source of magical damage. Its force type also bypasses many types of resistances and immunities. However, its high level means that only experienced spellcasters can access it.
Overall, Arcane Sword is a useful spell for any Bard or Wizard looking to deal significant damage in combat. Its high-level requirement means that it is not accessible to lower level players, but those who can use it will find it to be a valuable resource.
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