Assassin Attack 15Blood Shadows

Your enemy’s spilled vitality calls forth animate darkness to aid your bloody work.

Daily        Conjuration, Shadow, Teleportation, Weapon
Standard Action      Melee weapon

Target: One creature

Attack: Dexterity vs. AC

Special: If you are hidden from the target, you can teleport 2 squares to a square adjacent to the target before the attack.

Hit: 4[W] + Dexterity modifier damage

Miss: Half damage.

Effect: You conjure four blood shadows in 4 different unoccupied squares within 5 squares of the target. The blood shadows occupy their squares and last until the end of the encounter. The blood shadows can be attacked; each is insubstantial and has 8 hit points. The blood shadows count as creatures for the purpose of your shadow step power, and bloodied enemies grant combat advantage while adjacent to a blood shadow.

Published in Dragon Magazine 388.