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Necromancy (Summoning)
Level: Bard 5, Death 6, Sorcerer/Wizard 6
Components: V, S, M/DF
Casting time: 10 minutes
Range: Close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Target: One ship
Duration: 1 hour/level, Concentration discharge (D)
Saving Throw: None
Spell Resistance: No

This spell summons a crew of undead servitors to sail or row a ship for you. These undead automatically know how to crew the ship as long as you maintain concentration. If the concentration is broken, the undead simply fail to do anything until you resume concentrating on directing their actions. A bard who casts this spell must direct the crew through encouraging singing of sea shanties.

Up to 5 undead crewmen may be summoned per caster level. These crewmen are treated as Medium-size skeletons with the additional ability of Profession (sailor) +5. These crewmen do not fight or otherwise engage an enemy in combat, though they can and will operate ballistae or catapults, firing such machinery as 1st-level warriors.

Arcane Material Component: The bones or remains of 5 drowned men.

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