1st level Divination
- Casting Time
- 1 Action
- 1 hour
- Materials Required
- A pinch of soot and salt
For the duration, you understand the literal meaning of any spoken language that you hear. You also understand any written language that you see, but you must be touching the surface on which the words are written. It takes about 1 minute to read one page of text.
This spell doesn’t decode secret messages in a text or a glyph, such as an arcane sigil, that isn’t part of a written language.
Is Comprehend Languages Good?
Overall Rating: Orange. This means that comprehend languages is an OK spell.
Overall Notes: Been able to read and understand any language will have its uses at some point. Is it worth it to keep the spell stocked for your whole campaign? Probably not. Is it worth it to stock when you're heading into ancient ruins? Probably.