Familiar Bloodsmith Attack 20Bloodbond Swarm

Through your bond, you divide your familiar into a swarm of smaller servants that overwhelm your foes.

Daily        Arcane, Conjuration, Implement, Zone
Standard Action      Area burst 1 within 20 centered on your familiar’s square

Requirement: Your familiar must be in active mode

Target: Each enemy in the burst

Attack: Intelligence vs. Fortitude

Hit: 3d8 + Intelligence modifier damage

Effect: Your familiar is destroyed, and the burst creates a zone of minute copies of the familiar that lasts until the end of your next turn. Each enemy that enters or starts its turn in the zone takes 15 damage and is slowed until the start of its next turn. An enemy can take this damage only once per turn. As a move action, you can move the zone 2 squares. As a minor action, you can end the zone. When the zone ends, your familiar appears in a square of the zone.

Sustain Minor: The zone persists.

Update (2/17/2012)
Changed in December 2011 updates.

Published in Dragon Magazine 377, page(s) 37.