Transmutation spells change the properties of some creature, thing, or condition. Representative spells include enlarge person, reduce person, polymorph, and shapechange.

Transmutation Sorcerer/Wizard Spells

0 Level (Cantrips)
Name Description Source
Amanuensis Copy nonmagical text. SC
Launch Bolt Launches a crossbow bolt up to 80 ft. SC
Launch Item Hurls Fine item up to Medium range. SC
Mage Hand 5-pound telekinesis. PHB
Mending Makes minor repairs on an object. PHB
Message Whispered conversation at distance. PHB
Open/Close Opens or closes small or light things. PHB
Repair Minor Damage Repairs 1 point of damage to any construct. SC
Stick Glues an object weighing 5 pounds or less to another object. SC
1st Level
Name Description Source
Accelerated Movement Balance, Climb, or Move Silently at normal speed with no penalty on skill check. SC
Animate Rope Makes a rope move at your command. PHB
Babau Slime Secrete a body-covering acid that damages attacking foes. SC
Breath Flare Your breath weapon dazzles subjects. SC
Cheat Caster rerolls when determining the success of a game of chance. SC
Cutting Hand Your hand gains a +2 enhancement bonus and deals 1d6 damage. SC
Ebon Eyes Subject can see through magical darkness. SC
Enlarge Person Humanoid creature doubles in size. PHB
Erase Mundane or magical writing vanishes. PHB
Expeditious Retreat Your speed increases by 30 ft. PHB
Expeditious Retreat, Swift Your speed increases by 30 ft. for 1 round. SC
Feather Fall Objects or creatures fall slowly. PHB
Fist of Stone Gain +6 Str and natural slam attack. SC
Horrible Taste Touched creature or object nauseates biting or swallowing foes. SC
Jump Subject gets bonus on Jump checks. PHB
Low-Light Vision See twice as far as a human in poor illumination. SC
Mage Hand, Greater As mage hand, but medium range and up to 40 lb. SC
Magic Weapon Weapon gains +1 bonus. PHB
Nerveskitter Subject gains +5 bonus on initiative checks. SC
Portal Beacon You grant others knowledge of a magic portal’s location. SC
Raging Flame Fires burn twice as hot, half as long. SC
Ray of Clumsiness Victim takes 1d6 Dexterity penalty +1/2 levels. SC
Reduce Person Humanoid creature halves in size. PHB
Remove Scent Hides touched creature’s scent. SC
Repair Light Damage Repairs 1d8 damage +1/ level (max +5) to any construct. SC
Scatterspray Group of small objects fl ies apart in a burst. SC
Shieldbearer Shield floats near subject to offer protection. SC
Slide Move subject 5 feet. SC
Slow Burn Fires burn twice as long. SC
Spell Flower Hold the charge on one touch spell per forelimb. SC
Weapon Shift Touched weapon changes form. SC
Wings of the Sea +30 ft. to subject’s swim speed. SC
2nd Level
Name Description Source
Alter Self Assume form of a similar creature. PHB
Augment Familiar Your familiar becomes more powerful. SC
Balor Nimbus Your flaming body damages foes in grapple. SC
Bear’s Endurance Subject gains +4 to Con for 1 min./level. PHB
Belker Claws Touch attack deals 2d12 damage and lingers +1 round/3 levels. SC
Body of the Sun Your body emanates fire, dealing 1d4 fire damage/2 levels. SC
Bristle Armor spikes attack with wearer. SC
Bull’s Strength Subject gains +4 to Str for 1 min./level. PHB
Cat’s Grace Subject gains +4 to Dex for 1 min./level. PHB
Darkvision See 60 ft. in total darkness. PHB
Eagle’s Splendor Subject gains +4 to Cha for 1 min./level. PHB
Earthbind Subject creature can’t fly. SC
Earthen Grasp Arm made of earth and soil grapples foes. SC
Extend Tentacles +5 ft. to reach of tentacle attack. SC
Fearsome Grapple You grow tentacles that help you grapple. SC
Fins to Feet Transforms tails and fins into legs and feet. SC
Fly, Swift Gain fly speed of 60 ft. for 1 round. SC
Fox’s Cunning Subject gains +4 Int for 1 min./level. PHB
Fuse Arms Multiple arms/tentacles become one pair of stronger limbs. SC
Ghost Touch Armor Armor works normally against incorporeal attacks. SC
Heroics Fighter gains one fighter bonus feat. SC
Hurl Thrown weapon returns to thrower. SC
Infernal Wound Weapon deals persistent, bleeding wounds. SC
Ironthunder Horn Intense vibrations trip those in area. SC
Knock Opens locked or magically sealed door. PHB
Levitate Subject moves up and down at your direction. PHB
Lively Step You and allies gain +10 increase to speed. SC
Mountain Stance Subject becomes hard to move. SC
Owl’s Wisdom Subject gains +4 to Wis for 1 min./level. PHB
Pyrotechnics Turns fire into blinding light or choking smoke. PHB
Quick Potion Creates a potion that must be used within 1 hour/level. SC
Razorfangs Your bite or claw attack threatens a critical hit on a 19 or 20. SC
Repair Moderate Damage Repairs 2d8 damage +1/level (max +10) to any construct. SC
Rope Trick As many as eight creatures hide in extradimensional space. PHB
Scale Weakening Subject’s natural armor weakens. SC
Slide, Greater Move subject 20 feet. SC
Snake’s Swiftness Subject immediately makes one attack. SC
Sonic Weapon Weapon touched deals +1d6 sonic damage with each hit. SC
Speak to Allies Subjects can converse at distance without moving lips. SC
Spider Climb Grants ability to walk on walls and ceilings. PHB
Stone Bones Corporeal undead gains +3 natural armor bonus. SC
Surefooted Stride You can move over rubble as easily as you can over open ground. SC
Swim Subject gains swim speed, +8 bonus on Swim checks. SC
Whirling Blade Hurled slashing weapon magically attacks all foes in 60-ft. line. SC
Whispering Wind Sends a short message 1 mile/level. PHB
Wings of Air Subject’s flight maneuverability improves by one step. SC
Wraithstrike Your melee attacks strike as touch attacks for 1 round. SC
3rd Level
Name Description Source
Air Breathing Subjects can breathe air freely. SC
Amorphous Form Subject becomes puddlelike and can slip through cracks quickly. SC
Augment Object This spell adds +20 to the break DC of the object and doubles its hardness and hit points; also gains a saving throw against spells when unattended as if it were a magic item. SBG
Bite of the Wererat You gain the Dexterity and attacks of a wererat. SC
Blink You randomly vanish and reappear for 1 round/level. PHB
Deeper Darkvision Subject can see 90 ft. in magical darkness. SC
Demon Dirge Demons are stunned and take 3d6 damage/round for 1d4 rounds. SC
Devil Blight Damage and stun baatezu; damage other lawful and evil creatures. SC
DiamondsteelM Metal armor provides damage reduction. SC
Dolorous Blow Weapon’s threat range is doubled and threats are automatically confirmed. SC
Dragonskin You gain a bonus to natural armor plus energy resistance 10. SC
False Gravity Travel on a solid surface as if that surface had its own gravity. SC
Flame Arrow Arrows deal +1d6 fire damage. PHB
Fly Subject flies at speed of 60 ft. PHB
Gaseous Form Subject becomes insubstantial and can fly slowly. SC
Giant’s Wrath Pebbles you throw become boulders. SC
Girallon’s Blessing Subject gains one additional pair of arms. SC
Magic Weapon, Greater +1/four levels (max +5). PHB
Hamatula Barbs Subjects grow barbs, which damage foes that attack subject in melee. SC
Haste One creature/level moves faster, +1 on attack rolls, AC, and Reflex saves. PHB
Keen Edge Doubles normal weapon’s threat range. PHB
Primal Form You change into elemental, gain some abilities. SC
Repair Serious Damage Repairs 3d8 damage +1/level (max +15) to any construct. SC
Rust Ray Metal objects take 2d6 damage +1/2 levels. SC
Secret Page Changes one page to hide its real content. PHB
Shadow Phase Subject becomes partially incorporeal. SC
Shrink Item Object shrinks to one-sixteenth size. PHB
Slow One subject/level takes only one action/round, –2 to AC, –2 on attack rolls. PHB
Snake’s Swiftness, Mass Allies each immediately make one attack. SC
Spell Vulnerability Reduce creature’s spell resistance by 1/caster level (max reduction 15). SC
Spiderskin Subject gains increasing bonus to natural armor, saves against poison, and Hide checks. SC
Steeldance Blades hover around you and attack foes. SC
Stony Grasp Arm made of soil and rock grapples foes. SC
Tremorsense Grants tremorsense to a range of 30 feet. SC
Water Breathing Subjects can breathe underwater. PHB
Weapon of Energy Weapon deals extra energy damage. SC
Weapon of Impact As keen edge, but aids bludgeoning weapons. SC
4th Level
Name Description Source
Attune Form Grant creature temporary protection against overtly damaging planar traits. SC
Backlash Subject takes damage if it uses spells against another creature. SC
Bite of the Werewolf You gain the Strength and attacks of a werewolf. SC
Blinding Breath Your breath weapon blinds subjects. SC
Corporeal Instability Transform a creature into an amorphous mass. SC
Darkvision, Mass As darkvision, but affects one/level subjects. SC
Displacer Form You change into displacer beast, gain some abilities. SC
Entangling Staff Quarterstaff can grapple and constrict foes. SC
Enlarge Person, Mass Enlarges several creatures PHB
Polymorph Gives one willing subject a new form. PHB
Fire Stride Teleport from one fire to another. SC
Flame Whips Your forelimbs deal 6d6 fire damage. SC
Flight of the Dragon You grow dragon wings. SC
Iron Bones Corporeal undead gains +6 natural armor bonus. SC
Metal Melt Melts metal object without heat. SC
Perinarch Gain greater control over Limbo’s morphic essence. SC
Raise from the Deep Creature or sunken ship made buoyant. SC
Rary’s Mnemonic Enhancer F Wizard only. Prepares extra spells or retains one just cast. PHB
Repair Critical Damage Cures” 4d8+1/level damage (maximum +20) to a construct. EbCS/ SC
Reduce Person, Mass Reduces several creatures. PHB
Ruin Delver’s Fortune Cast on another creature’s turn and choose one of several benefits. SC
Scramble Portal You randomize the destination of a magic portal. SC
Sharptooth One of your natural weapons deals damage as if you were one size larger. SC
Spell Enhancer Lets you cast another spell in the same round at +2 caster level. SC
Stone Shape Sculpts stone into any shape. PHB
Voice of the Dragon +10 on Bluff, Diplomacy, and Intimidate checks; can use one suggestion. SC
Wings of Air, Greater Subject’s flight maneuverability improves by two steps. SC
5th Level
Name Description Source
Animal Growth One animal/two levels doubles in size. PHB
Baleful Polymorph Transforms subject into harmless animal. PHB
Bite of the Wereboar You gain the Strength and attacks of a wereboar. SC
Blink, Greater Controlled blinking between the Material and Ethereal Planes grants defenses for 1 round/level. SC
Breath Weapon Substitution Your breath weapon deals a different kind of damage than normal. SC
Draconic Might Gain +5 to Str, Con, Cha; +4 natural armor; immunity to magic sleep and paralysis effects. SC
Draconic Polymorph As polymorph, but improved. SC
Dragonsight Gain low-light vision, darkvision, and blindsense. SC
Earth Reaver Eruption deals 7d6 damage to all in area. SC
Enlarge Person, Greater Subject remains enlarged for 1 hour/level. SC
Ethereal Breath Your breath weapon manifests on the Ethereal Plane. SC
Fabricate Transforms raw materials into finished items. PHB
Fiendform Assume form and abilities of fiendish creature, demon, or devil. SC
Fly, Mass One creature/level flies at speed of 60 ft. SC
Gutsnake 10-ft. tentacle grows from your stomach and attacks your enemies. SC
Lucent Lance Ambient light forms lance, deals various damage. SC
Nightstalker’s TransformationM Gain +4 Dex, +3 luck bonus to AC, +5 luck bonus on Ref saves, +3d6 sneak attack, and evasion. SC
Overland Flight You fly at a speed of 40 ft. and can hustle over long distances. PHB
Passwall Creates passage through wood or stone wall. PHB
Reduce Person, Greater Subject remains reduced for 10 minutes/level. SC
Spell Matrix, LesserF Magical matrix stores a 3rd-level or lower spell to be cast later as quickened spell. SC
Stunning Breath Your breath weapon also stuns creatures for 1 round. SC
Surefooted Stride, Mass As surefooted stride but multiple subjects. SC
Telekinesis Moves object, attacks creature, or hurls object or creature. PHB
Transmute Mud to Rock Transforms two 10-ft. cubes per level. PHB
Transmute Rock to Mud Transforms two 10-ft. cubes per level. PHB
Vulnerability Reduces an opponent’s damage reduction. SC
Xorn Movement Touched creature swims through earth like a xorn. SC
6th Level
Name Description Source
Bear’s Endurance, Mass As bear’s endurance, affects one subject/level. PHB
Bite of the Weretiger You gain the Strength and attacks of a weretiger. SC
Brilliant Blade Weapon or projectiles shed light, ignore armor. SC
Bull’s Strength, Mass As bull’s strength, affects one subject/ level. PHB
Cat’s Grace, Mass As cat’s grace, affects one subject/level. PHB
Control Water Raises or lowers bodies of water. PHB
Cloak of the Sea Gain blur, freedom of movement, and water breathing while in water. SC
Disintegrate Makes one creature or object vanish. PHB
Eagle’s Splendor, Mass As eagle’s splendor, affects one subject/level. PHB
Extract Water Elemental Pulls water from victim, forms water elemental. SC
Flesh to Stone Turns subject creature into statue. PHB
Fox’s Cunning, Mass As fox’s cunning, affects one subject/level. PHB
HardeningM Increases object’s hardness by 1 point/2 levels. EbCS/SC
Make Manifest You cause a creature on a coexistent plane to appear on your plane. SC
Mordenkainen’s Lucubration Wizard only. Recalls spell of 5th level or lower. PHB
Move Earth Digs trenches and build hills. PHB
Owl’s Wisdom, Mass As owl’s wisdom, affects one subject/ level. PHB
Ooze Puppet You telekinetically control an ooze. SC
Stone Body Your body becomes living stone. SC
Stone to Flesh Restores petrified creature. PHB
Subvert Planar Essence Reduces subject’s damage reduction and spell resistance. SC
Tenser’s Transformation M You gain combat bonuses. PHB
7th Level
Name Description Source
Animate Breath Your breath weapon becomes an elemental. SC
Bite of the Werebear You gain the Strength and attacks of a werebear. SC
Body of War You change into warforged titan, gain some abilities. SC
Brilliant Aura Allies’ weapons become brilliant energy, ignoring armor. SC
Control Weather Changes weather in local area. PHB
Elemental Body You take on the qualities of a type of elemental. SC
Energy Transformation FieldMX Area absorbs magic energy to power a predetermined spell. SC
Ethereal Jaunt You become ethereal for 1 round/level. PHB
Glass Strike Turns subject into glass. SC
Reverse Gravity Objects and creatures fall upward. PHB
Spell MatrixF Stores up to two spells of 3rd level or lower to be released later. SC
Statue Subject can become a statue at will. PHB
Stone Shape, Greater Sculpts 10 cu. ft. + 10 cu. ft./level of stone into any shape. SC
Synostodweomer Channel a spell into positive energy to cure 1d8/spell level. SC
8th Level
Name Description Source
Excavate Creates a permanent passage in earth and walls. SC
Flensing Pain and trauma deal 2d6 damage, 1d6 Con damage, 1d6 Cha damage for up to 4 rounds. SC
Ghostform You assume incorporeal form and gain some incorporeal traits and bonuses. SC
Iron Body Your body becomes living iron. PHB
Make Manifest, Mass As make manifest but affecting all creatures in the area. SC
Polymorph Any Object Changes any subject into anything else. PHB
Stunning Breath, Greater Your breath weapon also stuns creatures for 2d4 rounds. SC
Temporal Stasis M Puts subject into suspended animation. PHB
9th Level
Name Description Source
Awaken ConstructX Construct gains humanlike sentience. SC
Breath Weapon Admixture Add a second kind of energy to your breath weapon. SC
Etherealness Travel to Ethereal Plane with companions. PHB
Perinarch, Planar Gain control over a small area of any divinely morphic plane. SC
Replicate Casting Duplicate observed spell or spell-like ability. SC
Shapechange F Transforms you into any creature, and change forms once per round. PHB
Spell Matrix, GreaterF Stores up to three spells of 3rd level or lower to be released later. SC
Time Stop You act freely for 1d4+1 rounds. PHB
Transmute Rock to Lava Transforms one 10-ft. cube with subsequent fire damage and effects. SC
UndermasterM You gain earth-related spell-like abilities. SC
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