Assay (5e Spell)
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|2nd-level Divination (ritual)|
|Casting time:||10 minutes|
|Range:||Touch (1 ft cube)|
|Components:||V, S, M (a touchstone costing 1 sp which may be reused)|
You can determine the mineral or metallic content of up to a cubic foot of an object, loose ore, or tunnel wall. The cubic foot assayed is the cubic foot in proximity to where the caster touches. The caster may ask and receive an answer about how much of two minerals or metals exist in something, be it ore, jewelry, ingots etc.
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At Higher Levels. When you cast this spell using a spell slot of 3rd level or higher you may ask about two additional minerals or metals for each additional spell slot above 2nd. Casting this spell at 9th level gives you a complete run-down of all the minerals and metals in the assayed object.