As an action, you shoot thorny vines at a creature or object within 5 meters. Make a ranged spell attack against the target.

On a hit, it takes 1d8 piercing damage and its speed is reduced by 2 meters until the end of its next turn.

On a critical hit, it takes twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, it takes half as much damage.

At higher levels

This spell’s damage increases by 1d8 when you reach 9th level (2d8) and 17th level (3d8).