Wrathful Smite 5e Spell Description
The spell’s description from the
The next time you hit with a melee weapon attack during this spell’s duration, your attack deals an extra 1d6 psychic damage.
Additionally, if the target is a creature, it must make a Wisdom saving throw or be frightened of you until the spell ends. As an action, the creature can make a Wisdom check against your spell save DC to steel its resolve and end this spell.
Wrathful Smite 5e Stats
- 1st-level evocation
- Casting Time: 1 bonus action
- Range: Self
- Components: V
- Duration: Concentration, up to 1 minute
Spell Lists: Paladin
What is Wrathful Smite 5e Spell?
Wrathful Smite is a 1st-level evocation spell. This spell is a bonus action and lasts up to 1 minute with concentration.
After casting this spell on themselves, the Paladin adds 1d6 psychic damage to a melee attack. If the target is a creature, it must make a WIS saving throw or be frightened of the Paladin until the spell ends.
If it uses an action to roll a wisdom check and beats the Paladin’s spell DC, the creature can end the spell.
Is Wrathful Smite a good spell?
Yes, Wrathful Smite is a good spell. The spell does not add a lot of damage, but it can frighten a creature. Wrathful Smite is a great way to take an enemy out of the battle for a few rounds.
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