Visage of Life

The finger floats in your palm for a moment, and then the image of a young peasant appears. This finger did not, it seems, come from the prince as the villain claims.

Component Cost: 500 gp
Market Price: 2,600 gp
Key Skill: Arcana or Religion (no check)
Level: 12
Category: Divination
Time: 10 minutes
Duration: 1 minute

Using a scrap of once-living material, you create an image of the living thing that produced that scrap. The image that appears before you is actual size and appears as the living thing did before its demise for the ritual’s duration. Its pose is neutral and offers no information about the subject at its actual time of death.

Published in Dragon Magazine 366, page(s) 33.