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    59 KB Wild/Chaos Magic Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:43 No.9307396  
    Our party has a chaos mage, and one of the things I enjoy doing most is finding ways his spells backfire when he fails certain caster checks on his modified magic. Let's make a game of it. Respond to a spell name with a backfired effect and post another spell of your own.

    I'll begin:

    Charm Person
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:44 No.9307419
    You're dazzled by how amazing you are for 2 rounds.

    Limited wish
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:45 No.9307429
    causes the caster to get charmed towards the original target, rather than the desired effect.

    Alter self.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:46 No.9307452

    Wish backfires horribly; either "evil genie" type effect or simple reversal of effect.

    flaming sphere.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:46 No.9307462
    You're not allowed to use the letter "a" in your wish.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:47 No.9307474

    Your testicles are now on fire

    Baleful Polymorph
    >> Alpharius 04/20/10(Tue)01:47 No.9307478
    The fire engulfs friend and foe alike.

    Rope Trick
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:47 No.9307479

    firetriangle. operates as a fireball but spins in a random direction for a random distance before detonating.

    color spray.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:48 No.9307490
    Your fingers spark and end up igniting your own (cloth item)

    Magic Missle
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:48 No.9307496

    rope explodes into dizzying spaghetti strands, covering area not unlike a web spell (minus sticky effects).

    Detect magic.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:49 No.9307508

    You detect that someone has just cast detect magic

    Irresistible Dance
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:49 No.9307509

    misses to the worst possible degree (hits a friend, passerby..)
    it is a MISSile.

    create water.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:49 No.9307516
    All your alterations are outlandish; it would be impossible for you to blend in with anyone.

    Ta's Hideous Laughter
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:49 No.9307519
    Uhm...does magic missile even fail?

    Otherwise, you happen to think about someone else for a split second and hit them instead.

    Mordenkainen's Magical Mansion
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:50 No.9307539

    You dance uncontrollably until your head is tapped twice.

    true strike.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:51 No.9307547
    You get a dilapidated hovel instead.

    Bigby's Crushing Fist
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:51 No.9307552

    Your entire body glows neon blue for the rest of the day

    Acid Breath
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:51 No.9307561

    you teleport into an astral outhouse.

    Ethereal jaunt.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:52 No.9307566

    Teleports you to a tin-roofed shack in a city you've never heard of.

    Spider Climb.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:52 No.9307567

    You can only breathe acid... it still deals damage to you

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:52 No.9307570

    refreshing rose breath.

    chain lightning.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:53 No.9307582
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:53 No.9307586

    You blurt out a hurtfull (but true) remark about someone in the party

    Control weather
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:53 No.9307588

    restores anything it hits to perfect construction.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:54 No.9307598

    Wrong kind of acid: you and everyone in the area of effect are dazed & confused for the next 2d6 hours.

    Summon Familliar.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:54 No.9307599

    walls climb you.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:54 No.9307612

    summons another party member's mom (an unfamiliar, if you will).

    disrupt undead.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:54 No.9307614

    Acid breath comes out the other end.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:56 No.9307630

    your body creates a frequency that alerts everyone within a mile of your exact whereabouts and surface thoughts. lasts for the duration of the spell.

    chain lightning.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:56 No.9307637

    Everything you are wearing becomes invisible.

    Dimension Door
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:56 No.9307642

    Your robes turn invisible

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:57 No.9307648

    Everything else turns invisible, including the planet you're standing on: to all appearances, you are floating in space.

    Time Stop.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:57 No.9307652

    door leads directly behind you (now you're thinking with portals).

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:58 No.9307664

    Naked mage mind
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:58 No.9307667

    Your watch suddenly stops working.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:58 No.9307669

    you freeze in place until your middle name is spoken.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:58 No.9307675

    Geese. Summons 1d100 waterfowl.

    Speak With Animals.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)01:59 No.9307692

    Works normally.

    Chain Lightning.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:00 No.9307705

    You can now speak with animals... you can no longer understand human speech.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:01 No.9307715
    A herd of wild mongooses rushes through the encounter area unatrually fast.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:01 No.9307724

    All chains within 100' of caster now weigh 25% of their normal weight.

    Meteor Swarm.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:01 No.9307726

    the universe crumbles away. good one, mr.chaos mage.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:02 No.9307729
    It wears off without notice.

    Bigby's Crushing Hand
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:02 No.9307738
    A little thunder cloud appears above your head and starts to rain, then more appear on other creatures heads in the nearby vicinity.

    Song of Discord.
    >> $taunche 04/20/10(Tue)02:02 No.9307740
    Everyone calls him by the name "masked man", regardless of what his name is.

    ray of enfeeblement.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:03 No.9307753

    Only able to speak in growls, barks and tweets for the duration of the spell. Has no effect on what the mage hears.
    Tasha's hideous laughter
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:03 No.9307765
    Loli giggles.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:04 No.9307772
    4000 pebbles fall from the sky relatively harmlessly

    Otiluke's Resilient Sphere
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:04 No.9307775

    Your hand implodes

    Symbol of pain
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:05 No.9307781
    A white horse appears out of no where.

    Searing Ray
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:05 No.9307782

    A sequined glove appears at caster's feet. If worn, it gives +2 Dex, +2 Cha, and maximum ranks in Perform (Dance) for duration of spell.

    Detect Lie.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:05 No.9307784
    Unable to speak normally until duration expires, can only sing showtunes.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:05 No.9307789
    You go flaccid for 1d4 days.

    Cone of Cold
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:05 No.9307793

    A very thin man named Ray stumbles through the battlefield

    Trap the soul
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:06 No.9307806

    See BoEF, Power Word: Orgasm.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:06 No.9307809
    You KNOW everything everyone says is a lie, including everything you say.

    Wall of Iron
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:06 No.9307815

    You go flaccid for 1d4 days.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:06 No.9307817
    Your subject is permadead
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:07 No.9307827
    You reincarnate as a peasant, you have chickens, and taste good.

    Wall of Force.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:08 No.9307844

    Your dick grows twice its normal size and turns green

    Wall of Force
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:08 No.9307849
    Ghostbusters show up and beat you up for hedging in on their monopoly.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:09 No.9307858
    Conjures a waffle iron.

    Silent Image.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:09 No.9307859
    Your Tongue glows
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:09 No.9307873
    You conjure a wall of allowance.

    Orb of Acid.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:11 No.9307889
    You conjure a very loud and annoying image that berates everyone in a 30 foot radius.

    Rary's Telepathic Bond
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:11 No.9307894

    Your nuts are made of LSD

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:11 No.9307903

    At random, any time you're indoors, you hear the voice of Alec Guiness or Ewan McGregor telling you to "Trust your feelings".

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:12 No.9307905
    You divine the direction of the nearest soap.

    Silent Image
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:12 No.9307919

    You can hear everything that anyone who's named Rary thinks for 1d6 hours

    Shrink Item
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:13 No.9307922

    The acid it makes doesn't burn. Everyone in a 20 foot radius (including yourself) has to make a fortitude save or suffer an illusion effect and basically rambles incoherently for 5 minuets.

    Dominate Person
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:13 No.9307941
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    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:14 No.9307952

    Target is now wearing leather armor and is armed with a whip.

    Blade Barrier.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:15 No.9307957
    lol I like that

    The person follows you around but doesn't do anything you tell them to do, being annoying asking you why you keep ordering them to do stuff and is a general burdern on you forcing you to feed and house them. The spell lasts it's full duration.

    Detect Poison.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:16 No.9307974
    You're surrounded by butch black men with katana's and nice shades.

    Create Undead
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:17 No.9307992

    Every time there's an even mildly dangerous substance in the vicinity (which might include some of the wizards spell components or even simple oils or potions) it makes the most annoying wailing noise imaginable.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:17 No.9307993

    The party member nearest you is killed, then resurrected as a zombie

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:18 No.9308005
    You only see yourself.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:19 No.9308008

    You see SO FAR that you take a glimpse into the far realm.

    Make a SAN check.

    Iron Body.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:19 No.9308013
    You conjure up a piece of paper with a tiny, crudely drawn picture of yourself.

    Color Spray
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:19 No.9308015
    Forgot my spell; Planar Binding.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:20 No.9308023
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    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:22 No.9308047
    Across the world people find them selves stuck to the ground unable to walk. This effect lasts for 1 minute.

    Dimension Door.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:22 No.9308049

    An Iron Maiden (closed) is conjured around you

    Ray of Stupidity
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:23 No.9308061
    A man named ray walks across the battlefield, in the middle of a battle.

    Summon monster IX
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:24 No.9308087

    Spell fails. However, on a wall somewhere within 5 miles of the caster, rainbow-colored graffitti in some obscure language appears. If translated, the graffitti will be an insulting, but annoyingly accurate description of the caster's sexual prowess, fetishes etc.

    Reverse Gravity.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:25 No.9308095

    You summon a door to another dimension. The door is locked.

    Red Tide
    >> Briannon Ashnail 04/20/10(Tue)02:26 No.9308104
    PMS for 1d4 days

    Summon Nature's Ally.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:27 No.9308117

    Everyone on the planet shoots into space

    Persistent Image
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:27 No.9308128

    Caster becomes the center of gravity for the duration of the spell, causing anything/one to "fall" towards him.

    Greater Mage Hand
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:29 No.9308145

    A muppet ("plush golem") appears, wearing a football jersey with the numeral "9" on it.

    CR1, probably too busy eating cookies or counting things to be of much help.

    No one's done Fireball yet?
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:30 No.9308150
    The casters hand becomes extremely fragile and withered like an old mage's for 1d6 days.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:31 No.9308156

    Two Bigby's-Hand type spell effects appear and applaud the caster.

    Insect Plague.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:32 No.9308167
    The next time a situation requires a somber mood, you will giggle uncontrollably, and vice versa.

    Melf's Acid Arrow.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:32 No.9308169

    The mage contracts West Nile

    Leomund's tiny hut
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    Chill Touch
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:35 No.9308204

    A hippie Druid named Allison offers you a hit from her pipe. Everyone withing 20' of the caster is at -2 Int for the duration of the spell. Anyone who actually takes a hit is -4 Int, but +2 Cha

    Mirror Image.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:39 No.9308249

    All the motor skills of the mage are reversed. Up is down, left is right, forward is back.

    Holy Mount
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:39 No.9308254

    A giant glass dome, two miles in diameter, appears centered on the caster. It is permanent, and made of transparent mithril.

    Permanent Illusion.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:45 No.9308311

    Mountain appears in front of caster--sadly, not close enough to crush his opponents.

    At the top is a fully staffed temple of the caster's religion.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:47 No.9308342

    A small mountain erupts from the ground, growing to full height. A nimbus of white light surrounds the peak, where a set of golden gates glow softly.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:50 No.9308387

    A loud noise erupts from nowhere and large white !'s appear over top of all enemies in the area.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:50 No.9308391

    Caster has insomnia for 1d4 days.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:53 No.9308422
    Anyone who wants to can use his body for 1d20 days.

    Magic missile.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:54 No.9308425
    Angelic being appears behind you and attempts inappropriate things upon your person.

    Faerie Fire
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:54 No.9308432

    Caster appears to speak, in his/her voice, insulting anybody and everybody in sight. Caster cannot stop the voice or speak over it.

    Shocking Grasp
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)02:56 No.9308452

    Caster summons 1d6 faeries, which immediately burst into flames and fly around screaming until dead.

    Animate Dead
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:06 No.9308546

    Caster is goosed.

    Summon Elemental.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:07 No.9308562
    Your target becomes a charming little cartoon.

    Screen of Heat
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:13 No.9308615

    You summon Tasha's Hideous Daughter instead.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:17 No.9308655

    An aluminium screen door appears. If there is a wall nearby, it acts as a normal door; otherwise it just falls over. The temperature icreases by 20 deg F., and humidity rises to about 80%.

    On the other side of the door is a lawn chair and a card table with a pitcher of iced tea on it.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:19 No.9308687

    Other end is in downtown Cleveland.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:20 No.9308696

    Bull's Strength.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:30 No.9308796

    Summons a breeding bull behind caster, bull proceeds to give caster his "strength".

    Burning Hands.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:30 No.9308802
    The caster grows a pair of horns, which he cannot use to attack, but the weight gives him a -2 to attacks and spot checks.

    Tenser's floating disk
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:31 No.9308805

    Caster opens a breach to the appropriate elemental plane for the spell duration. An elemental may or may not choose to pass through.

    Hero's Feast
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:41 No.9308930
    The Caster's hands burst into flame, burning any gloves he's wearing. His touch deals 1d6 to anything he touches. The spell lasts for 1/2 caster level hours.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:42 No.9308939
    Oops, forgot my spell.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)03:46 No.9308986
    A nearby hero (possibly the caster) is lain upon a table and presented although he were a meal.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)05:23 No.9309925

    A childhood friend of the caster appears and says: Statue? It IS you, David! I haven't seen you for quite a long time, now!

    Now let's try: Finger of Death.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)05:27 No.9309979

    Skeletal hand flips you the bird.

    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)05:28 No.9309990
    Er prestidigitation, that's the spell I meant.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)05:40 No.9310109
    You gain the abilities described in the spell, but the effect of the spell ends when you are part way through utilizing them, with hilarious results.

    Unseen Servant.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)05:43 No.9310144
    >Unseen Servant
    Random Spectral Undead creature is summoned.

    Nahal's Reckless Dweomer.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)06:34 No.9310611

    Anybody within range of the spell, caster included, must act impulsively and without forethought for the duration. Readying actions, delaying actions, refocusing, and forfeiting actions are disallowed.

    Know Alignment
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)06:37 No.9310636

    Nononono. When Unseen Servant goes wrong, it summons Unseen Baldrick
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)06:37 No.9310638
    The caster immediately knows if the beams and boards of any given building are plumb straight.

    Dispel Magic
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)06:39 No.9310660

    All the residual magic in the area clings to you like you were some magic residue magnet. YOU ARE NOW GLOWING. TROG/ZIN IS NOT AMUSED.

    >> Sorain !VReP2N9ezw 04/20/10(Tue)06:42 No.9310697
    Target abruptly expands as per enlarge.

    Mind Rape
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)06:44 No.9310719

    Nay, Unseen Servant calls forth a butler of such perfect visibility, he draws the attention of everybody within 120 ft
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)06:58 No.9310840

    Target's body compresses itself down, making them rake thin. Suffer a -2 to Con and Str.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)07:11 No.9310980

    Sexually perverted illithid appears and begins to have consensual sex in the missionary position with your brain.

    meteor storm.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)07:29 No.9311162

    Spell conjures falling chunks of meat instead, damage is halved and counts as nonlethal.

    Girallon's Blessing
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)07:59 No.9311402
    A priest appears before you, and Brother Girallon blesses you before vanishing once more.

    Leomund's Tiny Hut.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)08:01 No.9311416
    Leomund's Tiny Hut appears before you. Except it's not a Tiny Hut, but a Tiny Hutt. Or if you don't want a Hutt, just a Tiny Hut will do. Like the size of your hand.

    Secret Chest.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)08:09 No.9311480

    After casting the spell, a feeling in your brain tells you that a there is a super secret treasure, but apparently, the treasure is so super secret, that you can't find out where it is.

    Wail of the Banshee
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)13:10 No.9315144
    Banshee moves up and slaps you, save vs. Will or command she goes back to kitchen.
    >> Anonymous 04/20/10(Tue)13:10 No.9315156
    Oh right

    Greater Ruin

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