(ritual); M (gems worth 10 sp, consumed)
As you spend 1 hour to cast this spell, you meld a mindcrystal, a fragment of your personality brought into physical form and a semblance of life. A mindcrystal appears in an unoccupied space within 5 meters of you. A mindcrystal appears as a crystalline construct about the size of a human hand. Because it is an extension of its creator’s personality, a character’s mindcrystal is in some ways a part of them.
Your mindcrystal acts independently of you, but it always obeys your commands. In combat, it rolls its own initiative and acts on its own turn. A mindcrystal can’t attack, but it can take other actions as normal.
While your mindcrystal is within 20 meters of you:
- Your mindcrystal has resistance to all damage. Each time it takes damage, you take the same amount of damage.
- You can communicate with each other telepathically.
- As an action, you can see through your mindcrystal’s eyes and hear what it hears until the start of your next turn, gaining the benefits of any special senses that the mindcrystal has. While perceiving through your mindcrystal’s senses, you can also speak through your mindcrystal in your own voice, even if your mindcrystal is normally incapable of speech. During this time, you are deaf and blind with regard to your own senses.
- When you cast a spell with a range of touch, your mindcrystal can deliver the spell as if it had cast the spell. Your mindcrystal must use its reaction to deliver the spell when you cast it. If the spell is an attack, you use your own skill check for the roll.
As an action, you can temporarily dismiss your mindcrystal if it is within 5 meters of you. It disappears into a pocket dimension where it awaits your summons. As an action while it is temporarily dismissed, you can cause it to reappear in any unoccupied space within 5 meters of you.
You can’t have more than one mindcrystal at a time. If you cast this spell while you already have a mindcrystal, it has no effect.
When the mindcrystal drops to 0 health, it disappears, leaving behind no physical form. It reappears after you cast this spell again. If it is slain by a creature, you gain advantage on your next attack made against the killer.
You can increase your mindcrystal’s health by 5 for each additional mana expended.