5 minutes/catalyst

As an action, you can create a vial of liquid that releases a quiet howl like a wolf when opened. A creature can drink the contents as an action so animals can understand its speech and the drinker gains the ability to decipher their noises and motions for the duration. The knowledge and awareness of many animals is limited by their intelligence, but at a minimum, animals can give you information about nearby locations and creatures, including whatever they can perceive or have perceived within the past day. You might be able to persuade a animal to perform a small favor for you, at the GM’s discretion.