Temporary Resurrection

Necromancy ([[[]]]) [[[[]]]]

Level: Sorcerer 7, Witch 7, Wizard 7

Casting
Casting Time 1 Standard Action
Components V S M F DF
Effect
Range Touch
Area Dead creature touched
Duration 24 hours, D, P
Saving Throw None
Resistance No

Description

You restore temporary life to a body that has been dead for less than 48 hours.

The spell lasts for 24 hours, after which the target dies again. The target gains 1 permanent negative level while under the effect of this spell; this negative level goes away when the target dies or is permanently raised from the dead (such as with raise dead). The target still counts as a dead corpse (but not undead) for the purpose of spells that revive dead creatures, so a cleric can cast raise dead or a similar spell on the target even while this spell is active. Once a creature has been revived with temporary resurrection, this spell cannot be used on it again until it is permanently raised from the dead.

This spell requires diamond dust worth 500 gp.

This spell can be made permanent.

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