Mute: A Nuisance Spell for Pathfinder

William T. Thrasher
This spell left him speechless.

Villains love to monolog, guards love to call for backup, and victims like to scream in terror. Wouldn't it be great if they would all just shut up? With the new spell mute, you can still the tongue of even the most verbose opponent.


School illusion (glamer); Level bard 0, cleric 0, sorcerer/wizard 1

Casting Time 1 standard action

Components V, S, M (a button pressed to one's lips)

Range medium (100 ft. + 10 ft. per caster level)

Target one creature

Duration 1 round/level (D)

Saving Throw: Will negates; Spell Resistance: yes

Upon casting this spell, your target is rendered incapable of speech and cannot produce any other sound originating from the mouth (e.g. screaming, whistling, clucking the tongue, etc.). The target cannot activae magic items requiring a command word, and If the target is a spellcaster, it cannot cast spells with verbal components. If the target is capable of making a sonic attack or has a special ability defined as being sonic, it may be incapable of using such attacks and abilities for the duration provided the sonic effect is connected to the target creature's voice, mouth, or throat.