Prismatic Ray

(Complete Arcane, p. 118)

Level: Sorcerer 5, Wizard 5, Warmage 5,
Components: V, S,
Casting Time: 1 standard action
Range: Medium (100 ft. + 10 ft./level)
Effect: Ray
Duration: Instantaneous
Saving Throw: See text
Spell Resistance: Yes

A single beam of brilliantly colored light shoots from your outstretched hand. On a successful ranged touch attack, creatures with 6 Hit Dice or fewer are blinded for 2d4 rounds by the prismatic ray in addition to suffering a randomly determined effect (see the accompanying table).


1d6 Color of Beam Effect
1 Red 20 points fire damage (Reflex half)
2 Orange 40 points acid damage (Reflex half)
3 Yellow 80 points electricity damage (Reflex half)
4 Green Poison (Kills; Fortitude partial, take 1d6 Con damage instead)
5 Blue Turned to stone (Fortitude negates)
6 Indigo Insane, as insanity spell (Will negates)

Also appears in

  1. Spell Compendium