Symbol of Weakness

Symbol of Weakness

(Player’s Handbook v.3.5, p. 291)


Level: Cleric 7, Sorcerer 7, Wizard 7,Wu Jen 7, Sha’ir 7, Death Master 7
Components: V, S, M
Casting Time: 10 minutes
Range: 0 ft.; see text
Effect: One symbol
Duration: See text
Saving Throw: Fortitude negates
Spell Resistance: Yes

This spell functions like symbol of death, except that every creature within 60 feet of a symbol of weakness instead suffers crippling weakness that deals 3d6 points of Strength damage.

Unlike symbol of death, symbol of weakness has no hit point limit; once triggered, a symbol of weakness simply remains active for 10 minutes per caster level.


Magic traps such as symbol of weakness are hard to detect and disable. A rogue (only) can use theSearch skill to find a symbol of weakness andDisable Device. to thwart it. The DC in each case is 25 + spell level, or 32 for symbol of weakness.

Material Component: Mercury and phosphorus, plus powdered diamond and opal with a total value of at least 5,000 gp.

Symbol of Weakness

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