Borta’s Transient Treasure (Illusion/Phantasm)
Level: 4 Components: V, M
Range: Same Plane Casting Time: 4 segments
Duration: See Below Saving Throw: Special
Area of Effect: One Object
Explanation/Description: This spell allows the caster to create an illusory replica of an object the caster possesses (within 30’) and attach it to another illusion.
Example: A nearby staff of power that the caster owns could be added to the illusion of a powerful wizard, appearing suddenly in the illusory wizard’s hands, or from an illusory bag of holding.
The illusory replica is special in that it requires no concentration to maintain, can be interacted with, detached from the main illusion and used exactly as the original.
The replica persists only as long as the illusion it was originally attached to. Most useful of all, the replica and the original may seamlessly swap places (instantly and according to the whim of the caster) via Teleport No Error. This exchange may happen as often as the caster desires and will go unnoticed even if the object is being handled and inspected.
Finally, the caster may cause the replica to wink out of existence whenever it pleases him or her to do so.
Mythrellan’s Redargued Ringer (Illusion/Phantasm)
Level: 5 Components: V, S
Range: Personal Casting Time: 5 segments
Duration: 1 turn + 1r/lvl Saving Throw: Special
Area of Effect: See Below
Explanation/Description: This illusion seeks to hide the illusionist in plain sight. For the duration of the spell, the illusionist will appear to be non-corporeal and immune to all damaging effects.
Swords that hit the illusionist, for example, will seem to pass through without resistance. Instead of displaying pain, the illusionist will chuckle. Wounds will be masked. In fine, the illusionist will appear to be completely insubstantial and indestructible.
Foes witnessing this effect have a 90% chance thereafter of sensing a secondary presence some 30’ distant from the illusionist’s actual position. This presence is of course completely false but will convey the impression of an invisible foe.
If the invisible foe is attacked, its AC is the same as if the illusionist himself was invisible. Furthermore, the force responds to pain with muted gasps or cries and offers the same resistance to blows expected when striking a body. Droplets of blood will fall from the Ringer. The smell of burnt flesh or hair will be detected if fire is used and so on.
Lastly, the spell offers actual protection. Each die of dmg rolled against the illusionist is reduced by 2 with results of zero or less indicating the illusion successfully diverted the attack and the caster was missed entirely.
I plan to use it in conjunction with this devious sending here:
Borta’s Envoy (Illusion/Phantasm)
Level: 7 Components: V, S, M
Range: 100 miles/lvl Casting Time: 7 segments
Duration: 1 hour/lvl Saving Throw: Special
Area of Effect: See Below
Explanation/Description: This potent spell functions much like Projected Image except that the appearance of the Envoy is malleable, can change any time the caster desires and can be whatever the caster chooses so long as it is man-sized or smaller.
The caster can sense through and control the Envoy at all times (via Clairaudience & Clairvoyance) but remains aware of his/her actual surroundings as well.
The Envoy must appear within range and has the same chances for success as Teleport. I.e. if the dice indicate that the Envoy appears in solid ground, the spell fails.
The caster may conduct conversations both locally or via the Envoy and similarly cast spells either at the caster’s or the Envoy’s location.
Note that, unlike Projected Image, the Envoy has as much physical presence as an Unseen Servant, being able to open simple doors and carry/manipulate up to 20 lbs.
The material component is a 5,000 gp gem, which is consumed upon casting.
I was thinking of it along those lines but without the offensive capabilities. Mostly, this is a way to hoodwink. Allow the real object to be inspected with true seeing...other divination magic...then instantly replace it with a fraud. Or, likewise, to present a false object for security during trade and only summon the real object at the moment of exchange.
Fun spell, Anthony!---I sense some interesting opportunities for mayhem :D
Would the caster also be able to generate magical effects from the real object and have them appear to originate from the Transient Treasure?: basically project image for an object instead off a person?
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