Before we head out, I weave a little bit of geometric patterns in front of Yasha and I give you the Gift of Alacrity again.
– 
Liam O'Brien describing the casting of Gift of Alacrity.[4]

Gift of Alacrity is a 1st-level divination Dunamancy spell.[2]

Description

I mutter a few words and your vision, like, quintuples for a moment and just shoots past your eyes [...]
– 
Liam O'Brien describing the experience of Gift of Alacrity.[5]

Gift of Alacrity takes a minute to cast, requiring verbal and somatic components. The caster touches a willing creature and grants them a heightened reaction time for the next eight hours. Mechanically speaking, Gift of Alacrity grants the target a 1d8 bonus to Initiative rolls throughout its duration.[1][2]

History

Known uses

Caster Target(s) Notes
Caleb Widogast Caleb cast the spell while he and the rest of the Mighty Nein were chasing Obann and an unidentified hobgoblin in Overcrow Apothecary.[6]
Beauregard Lionett Caleb cast the spell while he and the Mighty Nein were venturing through the Barbed Fields.[7]
Yasha Nydoorin Caleb cast the spell as the rest of the party was preparing themselves for a fight with a group of Gloomstalkers in the Barbed Field.[8]
Nott Caleb cast the spell during a fight with Gloomstalkers at the base of the Arbor Exemplar.[9]
Yasha Nydoorin "Beneath Bazzoxan" (2x66) at 3:41:10
Caduceus Clay "Beneath Bazzoxan" (2x66) at 4:20:50
Yasha Nydoorin "Reflections" (2x68) at 48:08
Yasha Nydoorin "The King's Cage" (2x69) at 37:24

Appearances

Sources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Twitter icon.png Liam O'Brien (@VoiceOfOBrien) on Twitter: "CR SPOILERS ....... Doom a Nancy." (May 17, 2019) (backup link) (First identified as Gift of Alacrity)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 186 (Chapter 4: Character Options).
  3. See "Intervention" (2x63) at 1:57:03.
  4. See "Reflections" (2x68) at 48:08.
  5. See "Intervention" (2x63) at 1:57:03.
  6. See "Intervention" (2x63) at 1:57:03.
  7. See "A Dangerous Chase" (2x64) at 1:25:32.
  8. See "Chases and Trees" (2x65) at 54:25.
  9. See "Chases and Trees" (2x65) at 1:56:15.

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