Emergency Force Sphere

Evocation ([[[]]]) [Force]

Level: Sorcerer 4, Wizard 4

Casting
Casting Time 1 Immediate Action
Components V S M F DF
Effect
Range 5-ft.
Area 5-ft.-radius hemisphere of force centered on you
Duration 1 round/level, D, P
Saving Throw None
Resistance No

Description

As wall of force, except you create a hemispherical dome of force with hardness 20 and a number of hit points equal to 10 per caster level.

The bottom edge of the dome forms a relatively watertight space if you are standing on a reasonably flat surface. The dome shape means that falling debris (such as rocks from a collapsing ceiling) tend to tumble to the side and pile up around the base of the dome. If you make a DC 20 Craft (stonemasonry), Knowledge (engineering), or Profession (architect or engineer) check, the debris is stable enough that it retains its dome-like configuration when the spell ends, otherwise it collapses.

Normally this spell is used to buy time for dealing with avalanches, floods, and rock-slides, though it is also handy in dealing with ambushes.

This spell can be made permanent.

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