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Thunderous Smite

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Thunderous Smite is a level 1 evocation spell. This spell allows spellcasters to cause their melee weapon to ring with Damage TypesThunder as they strike, pushing targets away and potentially knocking them Prone Prone.


Your melee weapon rings with thunder as you strike, pushing your target 3 m / 10 ft away and possibly knocking them Prone Prone.


Cost on hit
Bonus action + Level 1 Spell Slot
Normal weapon damage
D6 Thunder.png 2d6 (2~12) Damage TypesThunder damage
Melee weapon attack roll
STR Save (Spell save DC) (On Save: Target takes full damage but isn't knocked Prone Prone)
 Range: Normal weapon range

At higher levels

Casting this spell at a higher level grants no additional benefit.

Condition: Prone

Prone Prone

Duration: 1 turn

Spell save DC  Strength saving throw

How to learn


Granted by the following items:


  • This spell counts as a weapon attack and thus can be used with Extra Attack Extra Attack.
  • Thunderous Smite (and other Smite spells) behave differently from Divine Smite Divine Smite.
    • It cannot be triggered as reactions and must be used manually.
    • It count as a spell for the purposes of features like Tempestuous Magic Tempestuous Magic or Empowered Evocation Empowered Evocation. Despite consuming spell slots, Divine Smite is not actually classified as a spell.
    • Divine Smite can be triggered as a reaction when using Thunderous Smite allowing for two different smites in a single attack.

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