This article is about the spell; for the feat, see Inflict serious wounds (feat).
Inflict serious wounds

Spell level: cleric 3

Innate level: 3
School: necromancy
Descriptor: negative
Components: verbal, somatic
Range: touch
Area of effect: single
Duration: instant
Save: will 1/2
Spell resistance: yes
Additional counterspells: cure serious wounds

Description: If the caster succeeds in striking an opponent with a touch attack, the target suffers 3d8 points of damage, + 1 point per caster level (to a maximum of +15). Inflict spells have a reverse effect when used on undead, causing the targeted undead to take an amount of healing equal to what the spell normally damages.


  • Added in the expansion packs.
  • The descriptor mentioned in the in-game description is not used by this spell.
  • The type of damage is negative energy.
  • Empowering this spell will only increase the die roll (3d8) of the damage/healing.

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  • script: X0_S0_Inflict