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Passing Fancy

School enchantment (compulsion) [mind-affecting]; Level bard 2, mesmerist 2, psychic 2, sorcerer/wizard 2, witch 2


Casting Time 1 standard action
Components V, S


Range close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Target one living creature
Duration 4d4 rounds (D)
Saving Throw Will negates; Spell Resistance yes


When you cast this spell, you dictate one specific topic or recent event and instill a magical obsession with that subject within the target. An affected creature becomes fascinated by the topic, and becomes completely focused on discussing the event with anyone nearby, possibly wandering off or distracting unaffected creatures.

Passing fancy has no effect on a creature with an Intelligence of 2 or less.

Because the target talks and interacts with its usual cadence, onlookers take a –10 penalty on Sense Motive checks to notice that anything is amiss with the target’s behavior.

Passing Fancy, Mass

School enchantment (compulsion) [mind-affecting]; Level bard 4, mesmerist 4, psychic 5, sorcerer/wizard 5, witch 5
Target one living creature/level, no two of which can be more than 30 ft. apart


This spell functions as per passing fancy except as noted.