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Lightning Bolt

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A stroke of lightning forming a line of 100 feet long and 5 feet wide blasts out from you in a direction you choose. Each creature in the line must make a Dexterity saving throw. A creature takes 8d6 lightning damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.

The lightning ignites flammable Objects in the area that aren't being worn or carried.

At Higher Levels: When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 4th level or higher, the damage increases by 1d6 for each slot above 3rd.

Attributes

Casting Time
1 action
Classes
Sorcerer, Wizard
Components
V S M
Duration
Instantaneous
Higher Spell Slot Desc
When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 4th level or higher, the damage increases by 1d6 for each slot above 3rd.
Level
3
Material
A bit of fur and a rod of amber, crystal, or glass
Name
Lightning Bolt
Range
Self (100-foot line)
School
Evocation
Target
Self (100-foot line)
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