Chromatic Orb: Poison

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Chromatic Orb: Poison is a level 1 evocation spell. This spell is a variant of Chromatic Orb Chromatic Orb. This variant allows spellcasters to hurl an orb of poison, dealing Poison damage and creating a Poison Surface.


Hurl a sphere of energy that deals 2d8Damage TypesPoison damage and creates a Simple Toxin Simple Toxin surface.


Action + Level 1 Spell Slot
D8 Poison.png 2d8 (2~16) Damage TypesPoison damage
Attack roll
 Range: 18 m / 60 ft
Creates Area: Simple Toxin (surface)

At higher levels

  • Upcast: Casting this spell at a higher level deals an extra 1d8Damage TypesPoison damage for each Spell Slot Level above 1st.

Area: Simple Toxin (surface)

Simple Toxin Simple Toxin

Duration: 7 turns

AoE: 2 m / 7 ft (UNKNOWN SHAPE)

Applies Poisoned.

Type: Surface

Condition: Simple Toxin

Simple Toxin Simple Toxin

DC 11  Constitution saving throw

  • Affected entity takes 1d4Damage TypesPoison damage at the end of its next turn.

How to learn

This spell is a variation of:
Chromatic Orb Chromatic Orb


  • Even though the tooltip description says it Poisons creatures, it instead just deals Poison damage instead.