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This spell makes certain other spells permanent.


Level Sorcerer/Wizard 5
Components V, S, XP
Casting Time 2 rounds
Range See text
Target, Effect, or Area See text
Duration Permanent; see text
Saving Throw None
Spell Resistance No

Depending on the spell, you must be of a minimum caster level and must expend a number of XP.

You can make the following spells permanent in regard to yourself.

SpellMinimum Caster LevelXP Cost
Arcane sight 11th1,500 XP
Comprehend languages 9th500 XP
Darkvision 10th1,000 XP
Detect magic 9th500 XP
Read magic 9th500 XP
See invisibility10th1,000 XP
Tongues 11th1,500 XP

You cast the desired spell and then follow it with the permanency spell. You cannot cast these spells on other creatures. This application of permanency can be dispelled only by a caster of higher level than you were when you cast the spell.

In addition to personal use, permanency can be used to make the following spells permanent on yourself, another creature, or an object (as appropriate).

SpellMinimum Caster LevelXP Cost
Enlarge person9th500 XP
Magic fang 9th500 XP
Magic fang, greater11th1,500 XP
Reduce person9th500 XP
Resistance9th500 XP
Telepathic bond113th2,500 XP
1 Only bonds two creatures per casting of permanency.

Additionally, the following spells can be cast upon objects or areas only and rendered permanent.

SpellMinimum Caster LevelXP Cost
Alarm 9th500 XP
animate objects14th3,000 XP
Dancing lights9th500 XP
Ghost sound9th500 XP
Gust of wind 11th1,500 XP
Invisibility10th1,000 XP
Mage’s private sanctum13th2,500 XP
Magic mouth 10th1,000 XP
Phase door15th3,500 XP
Prismatic sphere17th4,500 XP
Prismatic wall16th4,000 XP
Shrink item11th1,500 XP
Solid fog 12th2,000 XP
Stinking cloud 11th1,500 XP
Symbol of death16th4,000 XP
Symbol of fear 14th3,000 XP
Symbol of insanity16th4,000 XP
Symbol of pain13th2,500 XP
Symbol of persuasion14th3,000 XP
Symbol of sleep16th4,000 XP
Symbol of stunning15th3,500 XP
Symbol of weakness15th3,500 XP
Teleportation circle17th4,500 XP
Wall of fire12th2,000 XP
Wall of force13th2,500 XP
Web10th1,000 XP

Spells cast on other creatures, objects, or locations (not on you) are vulnerable to dispel magic as normal.

XP Cost See tables above.

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