Mordenkainen's Ascent

You create a magic golden ladder or rope, which allows you access to the highest heights.

Component Cost: 75 gp
Market Price: 360 gp
Key Skill: Arcana
Level: 6
Category: Exploration
Time: 10 minutes
Duration: 1 hour

You create a ladder that is firmly attached to a wall within 5 squares of you, or a knotted rope tied to something within 20 squares of you. Climbing the ladder is a DC 0 check, and climbing the rope is a DC 10 check; other factors, such as rain, high winds, or slippery oil, never make the task more difficult. The ladder reaches a maximum height of 4 squares, plus 1 for every 5 points on your Arcana check result. The rope has a maximum length of 10 squares, plus 1 for every 5 points on your Arcana check result.

Published in Dragon Magazine 366, page(s) 30.