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Melf’s Acid Arrow

Melf’s Acid Arrow

Source: Player’s Handbook

Spell Description

A shimmering green arrow streaks toward a target within range and bursts in a spray of acid. Make a ranged spell attack against the target. On a hit, the target takes 4d4 acid damage immediately and 2d4 acid damage at the end of its next turn. On a miss, the arrow splashes the target with acid for half as much of the initial damage and no damage at the end of its next turn.

At Higher Levels. When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 3rd level or higher, the damage (both initial and later) increases by 1d4 for each slot level above 2nd.

Lvl Dice Min Avg Max
2nd 6d4 6 15 24
3rd 8d4 8 20 32
4th 10d4 10 25 40
5th 12d4 12 30 48
6th 14d4 14 35 56
7th 16d4 16 40 64
8th 18d4 18 45 72
9th 20d4 20 50 80

Melf’s Acid Arrow 5e Stats

  • 2nd-level evocation
  • Casting Time: 1 action
  • Range: 90 feet
  • Components: V, S, M (powdered rhubarb leaf and an adder’s stomach)
  • Duration: Instantaneous

Spell Lists: Wizard