Freedom (Spell)

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Level: Sorcerer/Wizard 9
School: Abjuration
Domain: liberation 9


Casting Time: Standard Action
Components: V, S, M (A sharp cutting implement, worth 1gp.)


Range: Close (25 ft. + 5 ft./two lvls)
Target or Area: one target creature, plus one per 10 character levels (drop fractions; max 4 at level 30), all of which must be within 30 feet of each other.
Duration: Instantaneous
Saving Throw: Harmless (Will negates)
Save DC: 10 + caster stat modifier + spell level
Spell Resistance: Yes


Freedom is a rhythmic chant of staccato syllables, delivered in a potent rush of power, and ending in a rising rush of wordless sound, cut off abruptly.
The effect is simple, but profound: All subjects who fail their saving throw (and most allies will choose this option), have all conditions affecting them removed, save only death.
While this is an amazingly potent effect, that is only the beginning of the wonders of Freedom.
In addition to any conditions, each subject creature is freed from any spell effects that restrict movement, such as the Web (Spell), or Imprisonment (Spell). Note that Freedom renders Freed creatures not only free of the conditions which were affecting them, it renders them immune to being affected by ongoing effects again. IE, if a creature is Freed from a Web spell effect, not only are their conditions wiped away, they are now immune to being Entangled again by that same Web.
Of course, a new instance of the same spell effect (e.g. Web) may place new conditions on targets, so it might be useful to have a couple of these in reserve....
Note: To free a creature from Imprisonment (Spell), you must know its name and background, and you must cast this spell while within range of the spot where it was entombed or banished into the prison.
This spell can be used to disperse Obscuring spells. Gases, fogs, and vapors that intersect the squares occupied by this spell are dispersed in those squares. Obscuring spells include: Obscuring (Nauseating Trail (Spell),  Aggressive Thundercloud (Spell),  Aggressive Thundercloud, Greater (Spell),  Euphoric Cloud (Spell),  Fog Cloud (Spell),  Twilight Haze (Spell),  Barrow Haze (Spell),  Stinking Cloud (Spell),  Solid Fog (Spell),  Mind Fog (Spell),  Cloudkill (Spell),  Acid Fog (Spell),  Plague Storm (Spell),  Incendiary Cloud (Spell),  Twilight Haze (Paladin Spell),  Mind Fog (Paladin Spell),  Fog Cloud (Ranger Poultice),  Mind Fog (Bard Spell),  Fog Cloud (Alchemist Extract),  Nauseating Trail (Alchemist Extract),  Stinking Cloud (Alchemist Extract),  Barrow Haze (Cleric Spell),  Plague Storm (Cleric Spell),  Nauseating Trail (Druid Spell),  Aggressive Thundercloud (Druid Spell),  Euphoric Cloud (Druid Spell),  Fog Cloud (Druid Spell),  Aggressive Thundercloud, Greater (Druid Spell),  Plague Storm (Druid Spell)), and any other effects the GM rules as being affected.