War cry

Spell level: bard 4

Innate level: 4
School: enchantment
Descriptor: mind-affecting, sonic fear
Components: verbal, somatic
Range: personal
Area of effect: colossal (10 meter radius)
Duration: 1 round / level
Save: will negates
Spell resistance: yes
Additional counterspells: silence

Description: The caster lets out a powerful shout that grants the bard a +2 bonus to attack and damage. All enemies within the area of effect are stricken with fear.


  • The fear duration is 4 rounds.
  • While the in-game description of this spell lists "mind-affecting" and "sonic" as descriptors, the saving throw is made versus "fear".
  • This is the only spell for which BioWare did not provide a scroll in the standard game resources.
  • For the crafting feats (potions, wands, and scrolls) and for use magic device checks, this spell is treated as having an innate level of 3.

Previous versions[]

  • Prior to 1.69, this spell did not have a somatic component, so it could be cast while wearing full armor and shield, ignoring arcane spell failure.

Custom content notes[]

  • script: NW_S0_WarCry

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