Thorn Whip

Cantrip Transmutation
Casting Time
1 Action
Range
30 Feet
Duration
Instantaneous
Components
V
S
M
Materials Required
The stem of a plant with thorns
Class
Druid
Artificer

Spell Description

You create a long, vine-like whip covered in thorns that lashes out at your command toward a creature in range. Make a melee spell attack against the target. If the attack hits, the creature takes 1d6 piercing damage, and if the creature is Large or smaller, you pull the creature up to 10 feet closer to you.

The spell’s damage increases by 1d6 when you reach 5th level (2d6), 11th level (3d6), and 17th level (4d6).

Level 1 Level 5 Level 11 Level 19
Damage Dice 1d6 2d6 3d6 4d6
Min Damage 1 2 3 4
Average Damage 3.5 7 10.5 14
Max Damage 6 12 18 24

Is Thorn Whip Good?

Overall Rating: Orange. This means that thorn whip is an OK spell.

Overall Notes: Lackluster damage and pulling creatures closer will be a situational bonus for Artificers. This can be very useful in circumstances where you can pull enemies into an environmental hazard.