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Spells & Rituals

Shocking Grasp

Evocation Cantrip

Casting Time: 1 action
Range: Touch
Components: V, S
Duration: Instantaneous
Damage Type: Lightning

Lightning springs from your hand to deliver a shock to a creature you try to touch. Make a melee spell attack against the target. You have advantage on the attack roll if the target is wearing armor made of metal. On a hit, the target takes 1d8 lightning damage, and it can't take reactions until the start of its next turn.

The spell's damage increases by 1d8 when you reach 5th level (2d8), 11th level (3d8), and 17th level (4d8).
Verbal Component: Manus di Fulmen
Verbal Component (Alternative): My hands become an electric clasp, shudder now under my shocking grasp.

Classes: Sorcerer, Wizard, Rogue, Artificer

Tags: Damage

Source: Player's Handbook [5th Edition] (page 275)

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