- Level: 3 (Necromancy)
- Casting time: 1 Action
- Components: V, S, M*
- Range(area): 10 ft
- Attack(save): None
- Damage(effect): Communication
- School: Necromancy
- Duration: 10 Minutes
Speak with Dead 5e
Within a range of your choice, you have to grant the semblance of life and intelligence to a corpse which is allowing it to answer the questions which you pose. The corpse that you have chosen must have a mouth and can not undead. Within the last ten days if the corpse was the target of this specific spell then the spell will fail.
You have a chance to ask up to five questions to the corpse until the Speak with Dead 5e spell will end. The spell can know only the knew what the spell knew in its life only the languages it knew. The answers of this spell usually like a brief, cryptic and very repetitive and also the corpse is under no compulsion to provide the truthful answer but when you are a hostile to it or it will recognize you as an enemy.
This spell will not return its soul to the body but only it is an animating spirit. The corpse can not learn the new information. It doesn’t comprehend anything which has happened since it has died and it cannot imagine any future events. Its time to check out the Mass healing word 5e spell now.