Magic Missile

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Magic Missile is a Level 1 Evocation Spell. This spell allows spellcasters to hit enemies with multiple projectiles that deal Force damage.


Create three darts of magical force, each dealing 1d4 + 1Damage TypesForce damage to its target.

The darts always hit their target, and can each be targeted individually.


Action + Level 1 Spell Slot
D4 Force.png 1d4 + 1 (2~5) per dart Damage Types Force
Range: 18 m / 60 ft

At Higher Levels

When the spell is cast at 2nd Level or higher, an additional dart is created for each Spell Slot Level above 1st.

How to Learn



  • Psychic Spark grants the ability to cast Magic Missile once per Long Rest.
  • Psychic Spark creates one additional dart whenever Magic Missile is cast.
  • The Ne'er Misser grants the wearer the ability to cast Magic Missile once per long rest as a 3rd level Spell.
  • The Shield Shield spell causes the caster to take no damage from Magic Missile.
  • The level 10 wizard's Evocation School class feature Empowered Evocation will add the wizard's intelligence to each missile.
  • When interacting with effects like Death Ward and dealing multiple attacks to the same creature, assuming the 1st attack was sufficient to down the target the 2nd attack appears to apply before the Death Ward activates, which means that after 2 attacks the target would lose the Death Ward but remain with 1HP. If the initial attack would have 3 applications then the target would be downed on 1st attack and again on 3rd attack. In case of Avatars it means that, whilst having a Death Ward applied, they would need to receive 6 attack applications to fully die: 2 to break down the ward, 1 to get downed and 3 more to fail 3 Death Saves. This effect seems to apply to all multi-application attacks, like Scorching Ray and Eldritch Blast (as of


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