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Bestow Curse

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Name: Bestow Curse
School: Necromancy
Spell Level: AotS 3, Clr 3, DarkA 3, FvS 3, Sor/Wiz 4, Wlk 3, Wild 4
Components: VerbalIcon tooltip.pngVerbal: A verbal component is a spoken incantation. You cannot cast spells that require this component if you cannot act or speak. Certain rare spells, such as Silence Creature, may temporarily disable spells that require verbal components., SomaticIcon tooltip.pngSomatic: A somatic component is a measured and precise movement of the hand. You cannot cast spells that require this component if you cannot move causing arcane spell failure resulting in a ruined spell. Spells without a somatic component may be used with disregard to Arcane Spell Failure chance. Note - that characters make the same arm gestures for most spells in DDO, so you can't tell which spells require this component by watching your character's animations.
Spell Point Cost: 10
Metamagic: Quicken, Heighten, Enlarge, Embolden, Intensify
Target: Foe
Range: Standard
Duration: 7 minutes 40 seconds at CL20
Saving Throw: Will save negates
Spell Resistance: Yes
Cooldown: 3 seconds (All except Sor), 2 seconds (Sor)


The target is cursed, inflicting a -4 penalty to attack rolls, skill rolls and saves. A successful Will save negates this effect.

This curse can be removed with Break Enchantment, Remove Curse or by using a Rest Shrine.


  • Has a reduced duration when cast on players.