Crown Of The Grave

Level: Cleric 3, sorcerer/wizard 3
Components: V, S, M, F
Casting Time: 1 standard action
Range: Touch
Target: Creature touched
Duration: 1 hour/level (D) or until
Saving Throw: Will negates (harmless)
Spell Resistance: Yes (harmless)

A ring of ghostly fog surrounds the
target’s head. With a swirl, the fog dissipates,
leaving behind a crown made of
human bones.

This spell creates a magic crown that
grants its wearer the power to command
undead. Once per minute, the
crown’s wearer can issue a one-word
order to an undead creature, as per
the command spell. The undead creature
must make a Will save to resist
this effect. Even though command
is normally a mind-affecting spell,
the crown channels holy or unholy
energy (depending on your alignment;
neutral casters choose one or
the other) to compel obedience. In
addition, a cleric who wears the crown
can expend a use of his turn or rebuke
undead ability to increase this ability’s
save DC by 4.

As an immediate action, the creature
wearing a crown of the grave can discharge
its magic to gain a +4 bonus on
a single turn or rebuke undead attempt.
The spell ends after the wearer uses the
crown in this manner.

The crown occupies space on the
body as a headband, hat, or helm. If the
crown is removed, the spell immediately

Material Component: A pinch of
grave dirt.

Focus: A wooden hoop 6 inches in