List of Dungeons & Dragons 5e Spells by Damage

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Dungeons & Dragons 5e Spells

There are 9 classes in Dungeons & Dragons that can cast spells: Artificer, Bard, Cleric, Druid, Paladin, Ranger, Sorcerer, Warlock and Wizard. Other classes may also have access to certain spells under certain conditions. Spells can be filtered by:

Information about spells was collected in the following books:

Acquisition's Incorporated / Elemental Evil Player's Companion / Explorer's Guide to Wildemount / Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica / Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden / Lost Laboratory of Kwalish / Players Handbook / Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide / Tasha's Cauldron of Everything / Xanathars Guide To Everything

All spells that do damage in D&D 5th Edition

The next list shows all spells that do damage, and the damage done by each one.

L
Spell
Name
Spell
Save
Damage
Damage
Type
Damage
Increases at
Higher Level
Upcast
0Acid SplashDexterity1d6Acid
0Booming Blade1d8Thunder
0Chill Touch1d8Necrotic
0Create BonfireDexterity1d8Fire
0Eldritch Blast1d10Force
0Fire Bolt1d10Fire
0FrostbiteConstitution1d6Cold
0Green-Flame Blade1d8Fire
0InfestationConstitution1d6Poison
0Lightning LureStrength1d8Lightning
0Magic Stone1d6+SAMBludgeoning
0Mind SliverIntelligence1d6Psychic
0Poison SprayConstitution1d12Poison
0Primal Savagery1d10Acid
0Produce Flame1d8Fire
0Ray of Frost1d8Cold
0Sacred FlameDexterity1d8Radiant
0Sapping StingConstitution1d4Necrotic
0Shillelagh1d8+SAMBludgeoning
0Shocking Grasp1d8Lightning
0Sword BurstDexterity1d6Force
0Thorn Whip1d6Piercing
0ThunderclapConstitution1d6Thunder
0Toll the DeadWisdom1d8 / 1d12Necrotic
0Vicious MockeryWisdom1d4Psychic
0Word of RadianceConstitution1d6Radiant
1Absorb Elements1d6VariableDice
1Armor of Agathys5ColdAmount/Amount
1Arms of HadarStrength2d6NecroticDice
1Burning HandsDexterity3d6FireDice
1CatapultDexterity3d8BludgeoningOther
1Chaos Bolt2d8+1d6VariableDice
1Chromatic Orb3d8VariableDice
1Dissonant WhispersWisdom3d6PsychicDice
1Divine FavorCharisma1d4Radiant
1Earth TremorDexterity1d6BludgeoningDice
1Ensnaring StrikeStrength1d6PiercingDice
1Frost FingersConstitution2d8ColdDice
1Guiding Bolt4d6RadiantDice
1Hail of ThornsDexterity1d10PiercingDice
1Hellish RebukeDexterity3d10FireDice
1Hex1d6NecroticDuration
1Hunter's Mark1d6VariableDuration
1Ice KnifeDexterity1d10 / 2d6Cold, PiercingDice
1Inflict Wounds3d10NecroticDice
1Jim's Magic Missile2d4ForceNumber
1Magic Missile1d4+1 (x3)ForceNumber
1Magnify GravityConstitution2d8Force
1Ray of SicknessConstitution2d8PoisonDice
1Searing SmiteConstitution1d6 / 1d6FireDice
1Tasha's Caustic BrewDexterity2d4AcidDice
1Thunderous SmiteStrength2d6Thunder
1ThunderwaveConstitution2d8ThunderDice
1Witch Bolt1d12LightningDice
1Wrathful SmiteWisdom1d6Psychic
1Zephyr Strike1d8Force
2Aganazzar's ScorcherDexterity3d8FireDice
2Branding Smite2d6RadiantDice
2Cloud of Daggers4d4SlashingDice
2Cordon of ArrowsDexterity1d6PiercingNumber
2Dragon's BreathDexterity3d6VariableDice
2Dust DevilStrength1d8BludgeoningDice
2Flame Blade3d6FireDice
2Flaming SphereDexterity2d6FireDice
2Heat Metal2d8FireDice
2Maximilian's Earthen GraspStrength2d6 / 2d6Bludgeoning
2Melf's Acid Arrow4d4 / 2d4AcidDice
2Mind SpikeWisdom3d8PsychicDice
2MoonbeamConstitution2d10RadiantDice
2Phantasmal ForceIntelligence1d6Psychic
2Scorching Ray2d6 (x3)FireNumber
2Shadow Blade2d8PsychicDice
2ShatterConstitution3d8ThunderDice
2Snilloc's Snowball SwarmDexterity3d6ColdDice
2Spiritual Weapon1d8+SAMForceDice
2Tasha's Mind WhipIntelligence3d6PsychicTargets
3Blinding SmiteConstitution3d8Radiant
3Call LightningDexterity3d10LightningDice
3Crusader's Mantle1d4Radiant
3Elemental Weapon1d4VariableAmount/Dice
3Erupting EarthDexterity3d12BludgeoningDice
3FireballDexterity8d6FireDice
3Flame Arrows1d6FireNumber
3Glyph of WardingDexterity5d8VariableSpell Level/Dice
3Hunger of HadarDexterity2d6 / 2d6Acid, Cold
3Life Transference4d8NecroticDice
3Lightning ArrowDexterity4d8 / 2d8LightningDice
3Lightning BoltDexterity8d6LightningDice
3Melf's Minute MeteorsDexterity2d6FireNumber
3Pulse WaveConstitution6d6Force
3Spirit GuardiansWisdom3d8VariableDice
3Spirit Shroud1d8VariableDice
3Thunder StepConstitution3d10ThunderDice
3Tidal WaveDexterity4d8Bludgeoning
3Vampiric Touch3d6NecroticDice
3Wind WallStrength3d8Bludgeoning
4BlightConstitution8d8NecroticDice
4Control WaterStrength2d8Bludgeoning
4Elemental BaneConstitution2d6VariableTargets
4Evard's Black TentaclesDexterity3d6Bludgeoning
4Fire Shield2d8Variable
4Gravity SinkholeConstitution5d10Force
4Guardian of FaithDexterity20Radiant
4Ice StormDexterity2d8+4d6Bludgeoning, ColdDice
4Mordenkainen's Faithful Hound4d8Piercing
4Phantasmal KillerWisdom4d10PsychicDice
4Shadow of Moil2d8Necrotic
4Sickening RadianceConstitution4d10Radiant
4Staggering SmiteWisdom4d6Psychic
4Storm SphereStrength2d6 / 4d6Bludgeoning, Lightning
4Vitriolic SphereDexterity10d4 / 5d4AcidDice
4Wall of FireDexterity5d8FireDice
5Banishing Smite5d10Force
5Bigby's Hand4d8 / 2d6+SAMBludgeoning, ForceDice
5CloudkillConstitution5d8PoisonDice
5Cone of ColdConstitution8d8ColdDice
5DawnConstitution4d10Radiant
5Destructive WaveConstitution5d6+5d6Thunder, Variable
5EnervationDexterity4d8NecroticDice
5Flame StrikeDexterity4d6+4d6Fire, RadiantDice
5Holy WeaponConstitution2d8 / 4d8Radiant
5ImmolationDexterity8d6 / 4d6Fire
5Insect PlagueConstitution4d10PiercingDice
5MaelstromStrength6d6Bludgeoning
5Negative Energy FloodConstitution5d12Necrotic
5Steel Wind Strike6d10Force
5Synaptic StaticIntelligence8d6Psychic
5Transmute RockDexterity4d8Bludgeoning
5Wall of LightConstitution4d8 / 4d8RadiantDice
5Wrath of NatureDexterity4d6 / 3d8Bludgeoning, Slashing
6Blade BarrierDexterity6d10Slashing
6Bones of the EarthDexterity6d6BludgeoningNumber
6Chain LightningDexterity10d8LightningNumber
6Circle of DeathConstitution8d6NecroticDice
6DisintegrateDexterity10d6+40ForceDice
6Forbiddance5d10Variable
6Gravity FissureConstitution8d8Force
6HarmConstitution14d6Necrotic
6Investiture of FlameDexterity1d10 / 4d8Fire
6Investiture of IceConstitution4d6Cold
6Investiture of WindConstitution2d10Bludgeoning
6Mental PrisonIntelligence5d10Psychic
6Otiluke's Freezing SphereConstitution10d6ColdDice
6SunbeamConstitution6d8Radiant
6Wall of IceDexterity10d6 / 5d6ColdDice
6Wall of ThornsDexterity7d8Piercing, SlashingDice
7Crown of Stars4d12RadiantNumber
7Delayed Blast FireballDexterity12d6FireDice
7Finger of DeathConstitution7d8+30Necrotic
7Fire StormDexterity7d10Fire
7Mordenkainen's Sword3d10Force
7Prismatic SprayDexterity10d6Variable
7Symbol10d10Necrotic
7WhirlwindDexterity10d6Bludgeoning
8Abi-Dalzim's Horrid WiltingConstitution12d8Necrotic
8Dark StarConstitution8d10Force
8EarthquakeDexterity5d6Bludgeoning
8FeeblemindIntelligence4d6Psychic
8Illusory DragonWisdom7d6Variable
8Incendiary CloudDexterity10d8Fire
8Maddening DarknessWisdom8d8Psychic
8SunburstConstitution12d6Radiant
8TsunamiStrength6d10 / 5d10 / 4d10 / 3d10 / 2d10 / 1d10Bludgeoning
9Blade of Disaster4d12Force
9Meteor SwarmDexterity20d6+20d6Bludgeoning, Fire
9Prismatic WallConstitution10d6 / 10d6 / 10d6 / 10d6 / 10d6Acid, Cold, Fire, Lightning, Poison
9Psychic ScreamIntelligence14d6Psychic
9Ravenous VoidStrength5d10Force
9Storm of VengeanceConstitution2d6 / 1d6 / 10d6 / 2d6 / 1d6Acid, Bludgeoning, Cold, Lightning, ThunderDice
9Time RavageConstitution10d12Necrotic
9WeirdWisdom4d10Psychic