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Scent Trail

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You, or a willing Creature you touch, lay down a trail of scents that only the creatures you designate at the time of casting can detect. These creatures find it very easy to follow this trail. They gain a +20 competence bonus on any Survival checks made for the purpose of tracking the Creature laying this trail. Subject creatures with the scent special ability gain a +10 competence bonus on Wisdom or Survival checks to follow the trail.

In addition, you can leave scent messages along the trail. Each word or emotion in this Message requires spending a move Action in the same spot. Subject creatures seeking to understand this Message must make another DC 20 Survival check, with a –1 Penalty for every word or emotion in the Message, in order to understand it. Creatures cannot benefit from this smell if they cannot use, or do not have, a sense of smell. Creatures can use this spell to backtrack through a dungeon, maze, or similar areas even if the Creature laying down the trail crossed over the spot multiple times.


Casting Time
1 standard action
V, S, M (a queen ant)
1 hour/level
Druid 2
Close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Saving Throw
Fortitude negates (harmless)
Spell Resistance
Yes (Harmless)
One creature/level, no two of which can be more than 30 ft. apart
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