Magic Missile

1st-level

Casting Time

1 Action,

Range

120 Feet

Duration

Instantaneous

School

Evocation

Components

  • V
  • S

Spell Description

You create three glowing darts of magical force. Each dart hits a creature of your choice that you can see within range. A dart deals 1d4 + 1 force damage to its target. The darts all strike simultaneously, and you can direct them to hit one creature or several.

At Higher Levels. When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 2nd level or higher, the spell creates one more dart for each slot level above 1st.

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
Damage Dice 1d4 + 1 2d4 + 2 3d4 + 3 4d4 + 4 5d4 + 5 6d4 + 6 7d4 + 7 8d4 + 8 9d4 + 9
Min Damage 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
Average Damage 3.5 7 10.5 14 17.5 21 24.5 28 31.5
Max Damage 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45
Lvl Dice Min Avg Max
1st 1d4 + 1 2 3.5 5
2nd 2d4 + 2 4 7 10
3rd 3d4 + 3 6 10.5 15
4th 4d4 + 4 8 14 20
5th 5d4 + 5 10 17.5 25
6th 6d4 + 6 12 21 30
7th 7d4 + 7 14 24.5 35
8th 8d4 + 8 16 28 40
9th 9d4 + 9 18 31.5 45