Toppling spell + Magic Missile how many checks?


Rules Questions


If I cast a toppling magic missile and have all the darts target 1 creature how many trip checks have to be made against the creature? (Assume 5 darts for this example.)

Here is a link to the metamagic spell for reference.
https://www.d20pfsrd.com/feats/metamagic-feats/toppling-spell-metamagic/

I hypothesize only one trip attempt will need to be made, I'm just a doubtful person.

The Exchange

Ezzard wrote:

If I cast a toppling magic missile and have all the darts target 1 creature how many trip checks have to be made against the creature? (Assume 5 darts for this example.)

Here is a link to the metamagic spell for reference.
https://www.d20pfsrd.com/feats/metamagic-feats/toppling-spell-metamagic/

I hypothesize only one trip attempt will need to be made, I'm just a doubtful person.

one check,you get.


Jeff Morse wrote:
Ezzard wrote:

If I cast a toppling magic missile and have all the darts target 1 creature how many trip checks have to be made against the creature? (Assume 5 darts for this example.)

Here is a link to the metamagic spell for reference.
https://www.d20pfsrd.com/feats/metamagic-feats/toppling-spell-metamagic/

I hypothesize only one trip attempt will need to be made, I'm just a doubtful person.

one check,you get.

Thank you!

Grand Lodge

It’s one per target hit by your spell. So at level 3 with two missiles, you can send two missiles to one target and get one trip attempt or you can send one missile to two targets and get two checks (1/target)


Toppling magic missile is a multiple target debuff, not a damage spell.

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