Preservation

Wizards use this spell to keep their tomes from mold and other dangers. Explorers wish the wizards would do the same for trail rations.

Component Cost: 25 gp
Market Price: 100 gp
Key Skill: Arcana or Nature
Level: 2
Category: Warding
Time: 10 minutes
Duration: Permanent

You enchant a quantity of nonliving organic material so that it resists all natural deterioration. Rot, mold, consuming vermin, and the like all leave the enchanted material alone. Damage intentionally done can still harm the material.
    Your Arcana or Nature check determines how much material you can affect with one ritual casting.

Arcana or Nature Check ResultDuration
19 or lower10 pounds
20–2420 pounds
25–2950 pounds
30–39100 pounds
40 or higher200 pounds

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