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Hold Person

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The subject becomes paralyzed and freezes in place.

Enchantment (Compulsion) [Mind-Affecting]

Level Bard 2, Cleric 2, Sorcerer/Wizard 3
Components V, S, F/DF
Casting Time 1 standard action
Range Medium (100 ft. + 10 ft./level)
Target One humanoid creature
Duration 1 round/level (D); see text
Saving Throw Will negates; see text
Spell Resistance Yes

It is aware and breathes normally but cannot take any actions, even speech. Each round on its turn, the subject may attempt a new saving throw to end the effect. (This is a full-round action that does not provoke attacks of opportunity.)

A winged creature who is paralyzed cannot flap its wings and falls. A swimmer can’t Swim and may drown.

Arcane Focus A small, straight piece of iron.

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