Vicious Mockery

Enchantment Cantrip
Casting Time
1 Action
60 Feet

Spell Description

You unleash a string of insults laced with subtle enchantments at a creature you can see within range. If the target can hear you (though it need not understand you), it must succeed on a Wisdom saving throw or take 1d4 psychic damage and have disadvantage on the next attack roll it makes before the end of its next turn.

This spell’s damage increases by 1d4 when you reach 5th level (2d4), 11th level (3d4), and 17th level (4d4).

Level 1 Level 5 Level 11 Level 19
Damage Dice 1d4 2d4 3d4 4d4
Min Damage 1 2 3 4
Average Damage 2.5 5 7.5 10
Max Damage 4 8 12 16

Is Vicious Mockery Good?

Overall Rating: Sky Blue. This means that vicious mockery is an amazing spell. If you do not take this spell your character would not be optimized.

Overall Notes: This is THE bard cantrip. It deals psychic damage and provides a strong debuff on a failed save.