Pathfinder RPG Reference Document
Pathfinder Reference Document

Hold Person

School enchantment (compulsion) [mind-affecting]; Level bard 2, cleric 2, sorcerer/wizard 3

Casting Time 1 standard action

Components V, S, F/DF (a small, straight piece of iron)

Range medium (100 ft. + 10 ft./level)

Target one humanoid creature

Duration 1 round/level (D); see text

Saving Throw Will negates; see text; Spell Resistance yes

The subject becomes paralyzed and freezes in place. It is aware and breathes normally but cannot take any actions, even speech. Each round on its turn, the subject may attempt a new saving throw to end the effect. This is a full-round action that does not provoke attacks of opportunity. A winged creature who is paralyzed cannot flap its wings and falls. A swimmer can't swim and may drown.

Hold Person, Mass

School enchantment (compulsion) [mind-affecting]; Level sorcerer/wizard 7

Targets one or more humanoid creatures, no two of which can be more than 30 ft. apart

This spell functions like hold person, except as noted above.