Sword of Conscience

(Book of Exalted Deeds, p. 109)

Enchantment (Compulsion) [Good, Mind-Affecting]
Level: Champion of Gwynharwyf 4, Cleric 4, Exalted Arcanist 4, Paladin 4, Slayer of Domiel 4,
Components: V, DF,
Casting Time: 1 standard action
Range: Close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Target: One evil creature
Duration: Instantaneous; see text
Saving Throw: Will negates
Spell Resistance: Yes

The target creature, which must be evil, is struck by pangs of conscience and remorse. The creature instantaneously takes Wisdom and Charisma damage according to the magnitude of its evil. The creature regains lost abilities normally; they do not automatically return when the spell's duration expires. This effect is not language-dependent.

Consequences of Sword of Conscience

Creature/Object Wisdom and Charisma Damage
1d6 1d8 2d6 2d8
Evil creature 1 (HD) 10 or lower 11—25 26—50 51+
Evil elemental 2 or lower or undead (HD) 3—8 9—20 21+
Evil outsider (HD) 1 or lower 2—4 5—10 11+
Cleric of an evil deity 2 1 (class levels) 2—4 5—10 11+

1 Except for evil elementals, undead, and outsiders, which have their own entries on the table.
2 Some characters who are not clerics may radiate an aura of equivalent power. The class description will indicate whether this applies.

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