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When Magic Missile is cast, a glowing missile of magical energy shoots forth from the wizard's fingertip.


Magic Missile
Use of the Magic Missile spell, one of the most popular 1st-level spells, creates up to five missiles of magical energy that dart forth from the wizard's fingertip and unerringly strike their target, which must be a creature of some sort. Each missile inflicts 1d4+1 points of damage. for every 2 extra levels of experience, the wizard gains an additional missile––he has 2 at 3rd level, 3 at 5th level, 4 at 7th level, up to a total of 5 at 9th level.

Gameplay analysis[]

This spell is very potent for damaging when it comes to the combined powers of Robe of Vecna and Improved Alacrity. Because of its fast casting time, it can also be useful to interrupt hostile spellcasters. However, the Shield spell makes a character immune to magic missile, and quite a number of enemy casters have a Shield spell active.

Can be used to quickly get rid of an enemy's Mirror Images.

Where to obtain its scroll[]

The Black Pits[]

Sold by[]

Baldur's Gate[]

Shadows of Amn[]

Throne of Bhaal[]





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