Animate Dead
Level 3 Necromancy
Magic School
Casting Time
1 minute
V, S, M
10 ft
This spell creates an undead servant. Choose a pile of bones or a corpse of a Medium or Small humanoid within range. Your spell raises an a skeleton if you chose bones or a zombie if you chose a corpse.

On each turn, you can use a bonus action to mentally command the creature (if it's within 60 feet).

The creature is under your control for 24 hours, after which it stops obeying any commands. To maintain control of the creature for another 24 hrs, you must cast this spell on the creature again.
At Higher Levels
When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 4th level or higher, you animate or reassert control over 2 additional undead creatures for each slot level above 3rd. Each of the creatures must come from a different corpse or pile of bones.
Material Components
Material Component: a drop of blood, a piece of flesh, and a pinch of bone dust
Verbal Components
Verbal Component: Excito Mortuus
Cleric, Wizard, Rogue
Print on 8.5"x11" paper. For best results, use the following printer settings: Print at 100% (do not shrink, or enlarge); Turn on "print with background graphics;" hide "header and footer" (if given the option); and turn on "Borderless printing" (Internet Explorer). Best to print in color. Note: Microsoft Edge DOES NOT support printing background colors or images, so we do not recommend printing the cards in the browser.