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Death Spell kills instantly all creatures with fewer than 9 Hit Dice and most summoned creatures.

Effects[]

When a Death Spell is cast, it snuffs out the life force of creatures within the area of effect, instantly and irrevocably. Creatures with more than 8 Hit Dice are immune to this spell with the exception of summoned creatures, which are automatically slain. Only enemies are affected by this spell.

Gameplay[]

Summoned demons, devas and planetars are gated/plane shifted and are thus immune to this spell.

It is particularly effective early in Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn, as it is party-friendly AoE spell that can outright kill enemies like trolls and Umber Hulks.

Keep in mind that it is also possible to use this spell as a no-save instant kill against enemies with more than 9 hit dice by utilizing level drain effects (such as those inflicted by the spell Energy Drain, the Black Blade of Disaster, Blackrazor, the Totemic Druid's Spirit Wolf summon (level 10+) and so on) so that their level meets the threshold.

Where to obtain its scroll[]

Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn[]

Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal[]

External links[]

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