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Summon Nature's Ally I

Table: Summon Nature's Ally
1st LevelSubtype
Dire rat
Dog
Dolphin
Eagle
Giant centipede
Fire beetle
Mite (gremlin)
Poisonous frog
Pony (horse)
Stirge
Viper (snake)
2nd LevelSubtype
Ant, giant (worker)
Elemental (Small)Elemental
Giant frog
Giant spider
Goblin Dog
Horse
Hyena
Octopus
Squid
Wolf
3rd LevelSubtype
Ant, giant (soldier)
Ape
Aurochs (herd animal)
Boar
Cheetah
Constrictor snake
Crocodile
Dire bat
Electric Eel
Giant crab
Leopard (cat)
Monitor lizard
Shark
Wolverine
4th LevelSubtype
Ant, giant (drone)
Bison (herd animal)
Deinonychus (dinosaur)
Dire ape
Dire boar
Dire wolf
Elemental (Medium)Elemental
Giant scorpion
Giant stag beetle
Giant wasp
Griffon
Grizzly bear
Lion
Mephit (any)Elemental
Owlbear
Pteranodon (dinosaur)
Rhinoceros
Satyr
Tiger
5th LevelSubtype
Ankylosaurus (dinosaur)
Cyclops
Dire lion
Dolphin (orca)
Elemental (Large)Elemental
Ettin
Giant moray eel
Girallon
Manticore
Woolly rhinoceros
6th LevelSubtype
Bulette
Dire bear
Dire tiger
Elasmosaurus (dinosaur)
Elemental (Huge)Elemental
Elephant
Giant octopus
Hill giant
Stegosaurus (dinosaur)
Stone giantEarth
Triceratops (dinosaur)
7th LevelSubtype
Brachiosaurus (dinosaur)
Dire crocodile
Dire shark
Elemental (greater)Elemental
Fire giantFire
Frost giantCold
Giant squid
Mastadon (elephant)
Roc
Tyrannosaurus (dinosaur)
8th LevelSubtype
Cloud giantAir
Elemental (elder)Elemental
Purple worm
9th LevelSubtype
Pixie (w/irresistible dance and sleep arrows)
Storm giant

School conjuration (summoning); Level druid 1, ranger 1

Casting Time 1 round

Components V, S, DF

Range close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)

Effect one summoned creature

Duration 1 round/level (D)

Saving Throw none; Spell Resistance no

This spell summons to your side a natural creature (typically an animal, fey, magical beast, outsider with the elemental subtype, or a giant). The summoned ally appears where you designate and acts immediately, on your turn. It attacks your opponents to the best of its ability. If you can communicate with the creature, you can direct it not to attack, to attack particular enemies, or to perform other actions as you command.

A summoned monster cannot summon or otherwise conjure another creature, nor can it use any teleportation or planar travel abilities. Creatures cannot be summoned into an environment that cannot support them. Creatures summoned using this spell cannot use spells or spell-like abilities that duplicate spells that have expensive material components (such as wish).

The spell conjures one of the creatures from the 1st Level list on Table 10–2. You choose which kind of creature to summon, and you can change that choice each time you cast the spell. All the creatures on the table are neutral unless otherwise noted.

When you use a summoning spell to summon a creature with an alignment or elemental subtype, it is a spell of that type. All creatures summoned with this spell without alignment subtypes have an alignment that matches yours, regardless of their usual alignment. Summoning these creatures makes the summoning spell's type match your alignment.

Summon Nature's Ally II

School conjuration (summoning); Level druid 2, ranger 2

This spell functions as summon nature's ally I, except that you summon one 2nd-level creature or 1d3 1st-level creatures of the same kind.

Summon Nature's Ally III

School conjuration (summoning) [see text]; Level druid 3, ranger 3

This spell functions like summon nature's ally I, except that you can summon one 3rd-level creature, 1d3 2nd-level creatures of the same kind, or 1d4+1 1st-level creatures of the same kind.

Summon Nature's Ally IV

School conjuration (summoning) [see text]; Level druid 4, ranger 4

This spell functions like summon nature's ally I, except that you can summon one 4th-level creature, 1d3 3rd-level creatures of the same kind, or 1d4+1 lower-level creatures of the same kind.

Summon Nature's Ally V

School conjuration (summoning) [see text]; Level druid 5

This spell functions like summon nature's ally I, except that you can summon one 5th-level creature, 1d3 4th-level creatures of the same kind, or 1d4+1 lower-level creatures of the same kind.

Summon Nature's Ally VI

School conjuration (summoning) [see text]; Level druid 6

This spell functions like summon nature's ally I, except that you can summon one 6th-level creature, 1d3 5th-level creatures of the same kind, or 1d4+1 lower-level creatures of the same kind.

Summon Nature's Ally VII

School conjuration (summoning) [see text]; Level druid 7

This spell functions like summon nature's ally I, except that you can summon one 7th-level creature, 1d3 6th-level creatures of the same kind, or 1d4+1 lower-level creatures of the same kind.

Summon Nature's Ally VIII

School conjuration (summoning) [see text]; Level druid 8

This spell functions like summon nature's ally I, except that you can summon one 8th-level creature, 1d3 7th-level creatures of the same kind, or 1d4+1 lower-level creatures of the same kind.

Summon Nature's Ally IX

School conjuration (summoning) [see text]; Level druid 9

This spell functions like summon nature's ally I, except that you can summon one 9th-level creature, 1d3 8th-level creatures of the same kind, or 1d4+1 lower-level creatures of the same kind.