Archives of Nethys

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Mystic | Precog | Technomancer | Witchwarper

Modulate Frequency

Source Galactic Magic pg. 77
Classes Mystic 1, Precog 1, Technomancer 1, Witchwarper 1
School transmutation
Casting Time 1 standard action
Range close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Targets one object or creature
Duration 1 minute/level
Saving Throw Will negates; Spell Resistance yes


At dire risk from certain sonic frequencies, a conclave of quorlu mystics devised the modulate frequency spell, which enables you to change the frequencies of the sounds emitted by the target object or creature. For the duration of the spell, the sounds emitted by the target object or creature can be manipulated along the full sound spectrum, including extremely high and low frequencies that can't be sensed by some species. The modulate frequency spell can distort the voice of a targeted creature, imposing a –5 penalty to checks attempted to identify the target's voice, and such identification can succeed only by relying on speech patterns, distinguishing phrases, and other idiosyncrasies of the target's speech rather than the sound of their voice itself. Voice commands uttered by the target creature can thus be made indecipherable to constructs and electronic devices.