Summon shadow (shadow conjuration)

Spell level:

Innate level: 4
School: conjuration
Components: verbal, somatic
Range: short (8 meters)
Area of effect: point
Duration: 1 hour / level
Save: none
Spell resistance: no

Description: This spell opens a portal to the Plane of Shadows and draws forth a shadow ally to become a faithful and loyal servant. Illusionists are able to use this spell in conjunction with the shades, shadow conjuration, and greater shadow conjuration spells. The shadow ally summoned depends on caster level:

caster level summons
1-7 shadow
8-10 shadow mastiff
11-14 shadow fiend
15+ shadow lord


  • This spell is not directly available to casters; it is only available as a sub-spell of shadow conjuration, greater shadow conjuration, and shades.
  • The talk table entry for this spell indicates that early in the development of Neverwinter Nights, summon shadow was intended to be a level 5 cleric spell.

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