Snake Staff

Snake Staff
Transmutation [animal, wood]
Level 5 (simple)
Casting Time 1 standard action
Components V, S, M (a knife suitable for whittling)
Range medium (50 ft./level)
Target 1 or more pieces of wood, no two of which can be more than 30 ft. apart
Duration 1 round/level
Saving Throw Will negates (object)
Spell Resistance yes (object)

With a long hissing whisper, you transform ordinary pieces of wood into various sorts of snakes that immediately attack your foes. As long as the snakes remain within sight, you can direct their actions telepathically as a free action. You can only apply this spell to wooden objects not in a creature's possession or not part of a larger structure or plant. Each time you cast this spell you can create a number of HD of snakes equal to your caster level.

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