Find The Path


Level: bard 6, cleric 6, druid 6
Casting Time: 3 rounds
Components: V, S, F (a set of divination counters)
Range: personal or touch
Target: you or creature touched
Duration: 10 min/level
Saving Throw: none or Will negates (harmless)
Spell Resistance: no or yes (harmless)

The recipient of this spell can find the shortest, most direct physical route to a large specified destination, such as a city, keep, lake, or dungeon. The locale can be outdoors or underground, as long as it is large. For example, a hunter's cabin is not large enough, but a logging camp is. Find the path works with respect to locations, not objects or creatures at a locale. The location must be on the same plane as the subject at the time of casting.

The spell enables the subject to sense the correct direction that will eventually lead it to its destination, indicating at appropriate times the exact path to follow or physical actions to take. For example, the spell enables the subject to sense what cavern corridor to take when a choice presents itself. The spell ends when the destination is reached or the duration expires, whichever comes first. Find the path can be used to remove the subject and its companions from the effect of a maze spell in a single round, specifying the destination as “outside the maze.”

This divination is keyed to the recipient, not its companions, and its effect does not predict or allow for the actions of creatures (including guardians).