Gentle Repose

Your practiced hands perform the ritual fast enough to preserve the body for a later casting of Raise Dead.

Component Cost: 10 gp
Market Price: 50 gp
Key Skill: Heal (no check)
Level: 1
Category: Restoration
Time: 1 hour
Duration: Special

This ritual is performed on an adjacent corpse. It quintuples the time the corpse can lie dead and still be affected by Raise Dead or a similar ritual. Gentle Repose also protects the corpse from being raised as an undead creature for 150 days.

Published in Player's Handbook, page(s) 305.