Strangling Hair

Transmutation ([[[]]]) [[[[]]]]

Level: Sorcerer 3, Witch 3, Wizard 3

Casting Time 1 Standard Action
Components V S M F DF
Range Close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Area One creature
Duration Concentration, up to 1 round/level, D, P
Saving Throw None
Resistance Yes


Your hair animates and grapples.

Your hair animates and extends to grapple and constrict an opponent. Make a grapple check against the target using your caster level as the base attack bonus plus a bonus equal to your Intelligence bonus (if a witch or wizard) or Charisma bonus (if a sorcerer). This grapple check does not provoke attacks of opportunity. If your hair succeeds in grappling a foe, that creature takes 1d6 points of damage or your unarmed strike damage, whichever is greater, and gains the grappled condition. Your hair receives a +5 bonus on grapple checks made against opponents it is already grappling, but cannot move foes or pin foes. Each round that your hair succeeds on a grapple check, it deals an additional 1d6 points of damage. The CMD of your hair, for the purposes of escaping the grapple, is equal to 10 + its CMB.

Once you choose a target, your hair continues to attack that target independently of your own actions. You may designate a new target as a move action, which causes your hair to release its current target (if any) and attack the new target that round. Your hair cannot be targeted as a separate creature, but it can be dispelled.

This spell can be made permanent.

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