Symbol of Fear

Symbol of Fear

(Player’s Handbook v.3.5, p. 290)

Necromancy [Fear, Mind-Affecting]

Level: Cleric 6, Sorcerer 6, Wizard 6,Wu Jen 6, Sha’ir 6,Death Master 6, Court Herald 6
Components: V, S, M
Casting Time: 10 minutes
Range: 0 ft.; see text
Effect: One symbol
Duration: See text
Saving Throw: Will negates
Spell Resistance: Yes

This spell functions like symbol of death, except that all creatures within 60 feet of the symbol of fear instead become panicked for 1 round per caster level.


Magic traps such as symbol of fear are hard to detect and disable. A rogue (only) can use theSearch skill to find a symbol of fear andDisable Device to thwart it. The DC in each case is 25 + spell level, or 31 for symbol of fear.

Material Component: Mercury and phosphorus, plus powdered diamond and opal with a total value of at least 1,000 gp.

Symbol of Fear

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