What is Dungeons & Dragons?

Dungeons & Dragons (DnD) is a fantasy tabletop RPG originally developed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, and first published in 1974. Today the game is published by Wizards of the Coast. The publication of D&D is considered to be the origin of modern RPGs.

Dungeons & Dragons Spells

There are 8 classes in Dungeons & Dragons that can cast spells: Bard, Cleric, Druid, Paladin, Ranger, Sorcerer, Warlock and Wizard.
Ritual (RIT): The spell can be done through a ritual.
Concentration (CON): The spell requires concentration.
Verbal (V): The spell needs a verbal component.
Somatic (S): The spell needs a hand movement.
Material (M): The spell needs a material component.

All Wizard Spells from D&D 5th Edition

The next table lists all Wizard spells present in the fifth edition of Dungeons and Dragons.

1Absorb Elements1 reactionSelf1 round
1Alarm1 minute30 feet8 hours
1Burning Hands1 actionSelf (15-foot cone)InstantaneousDexterity
1Catapult1 action60 feetInstantaneousDexterity
1Cause Fear1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
1Charm Person1 action30 feet1 hourWisdom
1Chromatic Orb1 action90 feetInstantaneous
1Color Spray1 actionSelf (15-foot cone)1 round
1Comprehend Languages1 actionSelf1 hour
1Detect Magic1 actionSelfup to 10 minutes
1Disguise Self1 actionSelf1 hour
1Earth Tremor1 action10 feetInstantaneousDexterity
1Expeditious Retreat1 bonus actionSelfup to 10 minutes
1False Life1 actionSelf1 hour
1Feather Fall1 reaction60 feet1 minute
1Find Familiar1 hour10 feetInstantaneous
1Fog Cloud1 action120 feetup to 1 hour
1Grease1 action60 feet1 minuteDexterity
1Ice Knife1 action60 feetInstantaneousDexterity
1Identify1 minuteTouchInstantaneous
1Illusory Script1 minuteTouch10 days
1Jump1 actionTouch1 minute
1Longstrider1 actionTouch1 hour
1Mage Armor1 actionTouch8 hours
1Magic Missile1 action120 feetInstantaneous
1Protection from Evil and Good1 actionTouchup to 1 hour
1Ray of Sickness1 action60 feetInstantaneousConstitution
1Shield1 reactionSelf1 round
1Silent Image1 action60 feetup to 10 minutes
1Sleep1 action90 feet1 minute
1Snare1 minuteTouch8 hoursIntelligence; Dexterity
1Tasha’s Hideous Laughter1 action30 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
1Tenser’s Floating Disk1 action30 feet1 hour
1Thunderwave1 actionSelf (15-foot cube)InstantaneousConstitution
1Unseen Servant1 action60 feet1 hour
1Witch Bolt1 action30 feetup to 1 minute
2Aganazzar’s Scorcher1 action30 feetInstantaneousDexterity
2Alter Self1 actionSelfup to 1 hour
2Arcane Lock1 actionTouchUntil dispelled
2Blindness / Deafness1 action30 feet1 minuteConstitution
2Blur1 actionSelfup to 1 minute
2Cloud of Daggers1 action60 feetup to 1 minute
2Continual Flame1 actionTouchUntil dispelled
2Crown of Madness1 action120 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
2Darkness1 action60 feetup to 10 minutes
2Darkvision1 actionTouch8 hours
2Detect Thoughts1 actionSelfup to 1 minuteWisdom
2Dragon’s Breath1 bonus actionTouchup to 1 minuteDexterity
2Dust Devil1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteStrength
2Earthbind1 action300 feetup to 1 minuteStrength
2Enlarge / Reduce1 action30 feetup to 1 minuteConstitution
2Flaming Sphere1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity
2Gentle Repose1 actionTouch10 days
2Gust of Wind1 actionSelf (60-foot line)up to 1 minuteStrength
2Hold Person1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
2Invisibility1 actionTouchup to 1 hour
2Knock1 action60 feetInstantaneous
2Levitate1 action60 feetup to 10 minutesConstitution
2Locate Object1 actionSelfup to 10 minutes
2Magic Mouth1 minute30 feetUntil dispelled
2Magic Weapon1 bonus actionTouchup to 1 hour
2Maximilian’s Earthen Grasp1 action30 feetup to 1 minuteStrength
2Melf’s Acid Arrow1 action90 feetInstantaneous
2Mind Spike1 action60 feetup to 1 hourWisdom
2Mirror Image1 actionSelf1 minute
2Misty Step1 bonus actionSelfInstantaneous
2Nystul’s Magic Aura1 actionTouch24 hours
2Phantasmal Force1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteIntelligence
2Pyrotechnics1 action60 feetInstantaneousConstitution
2Ray of Enfeeblement1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteConstitution
2Rope Trick1 actionTouch1 hour
2Scorching Ray1 action120 feetInstantaneous
2See Invisibility1 actionSelf1 hour
2Shadow Blade1 bonus actionSelfup to 1 minute
2Shatter1 action60 feetInstantaneousConstitution
2Skywrite1 actionSightup to 1 hour
2Snilloc’s Snowball Swarm1 action90 feetInstantaneousDexterity
2Spider Climb1 actionTouchup to 1 hour
2Suggestion1 action30 feetup to 8 hoursWisdom
2Warding Wind1 actionSelfup to 10 minutes
2Web1 action60 feetup to 1 hourDexterity
3Animate Dead1 minute10 feetInstantaneous
3Bestow Curse1 actionTouchup to 1 minuteWisdom
3Blink1 actionSelf1 minute
3Catnap1 action30 feet10 minutes
3Clairvoyance10 minutes1 mileup to 10 minutes
3Counterspell1 reaction60 feetInstantaneous
3Dispel Magic1 action120 feetInstantaneous
3Enemies Abound1 action120 feetup to 1 minuteIntelligence
3Erupting Earth1 action120 feetInstantaneousDexterity
3Fear1 actionSelf (30-foot cone)up to 1 minuteWisdom
3Feign Death1 actionTouch1 hour
3Fireball1 action150 feetInstantaneousDexterity
3Flame Arrows1 actionTouchup to 1 hour
3Fly1 actionTouchup to 10 minutes
3Gaseous Form1 actionTouchup to 1 hour
3Glyph of Warding1 hourTouchUntil dispelled or triggeredDexterity
3Haste1 action30 feetup to 1 minute
3Hypnotic Pattern1 action120 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
3Leomund’s Tiny Hut1 minuteSelf (10-foot-radius hemisphere)8 hours
3Life Transference1 action30 feetInstantaneous
3Lightning Bolt1 actionSelf (100-foot line)InstantaneousDexterity
3Magic Circle1 minute10 feet1 hourCharisma
3Major Image1 action120 feetup to 10 minutes
3Melf’s Minute Meteors1 actionSelfup to 10 minutesDexterity
3Nondetection1 actionTouch8 hours
3Phantom Steed1 minute30 feet1 hour
3Protection from Energy1 actionTouchup to 1 hour
3Remove Curse1 actionTouchInstantaneous
3Sending1 actionUnlimited1 round
3Sleet Storm1 action150 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity; Constitution
3Slow1 action120 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
3Stinking Cloud1 action90 feetup to 1 minuteConstitution
3Summon Lesser Demon1 action60 feetup to 1 hour
3Thunder Step1 action90 feetInstantaneousConstitution
3Tidal Wave1 action120 feetInstantaneousDexterity
3Tiny Servant1 minuteTouch8 hours
3Tongues1 actionTouch1 hour
3Vampiric Touch1 actionSelfup to 1 minute
3Wall of Sand1 action90 feetup to 10 minutes
3Wall of Water1 action60 feetup to 10 minutes
3Water Breathing1 action30 feet24 hours
4Arcane Eye1 action30 feetup to 1 hour
4Banishment1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteCharisma
4Blight1 action30 feetInstantaneousConstitution
4Charm Monster1 action30 feet1 hourWisdom
4Confusion1 action90 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
4Conjure Minor Elementals1 minute90 feetup to 1 hour
4Control Water1 action300 feetup to 10 minutes
4Dimension Door1 action500 feetInstantaneous
4Elemental Bane1 action90 feetup to 1 minuteConstitution
4Evard’s Black Tentacles1 action90 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity
4Fabricate10 minutes120 feetInstantaneous
4Fire Shield1 actionSelf10 minutes
4Greater Invisibility1 actionTouchup to 1 minute
4Hallucinatory Terrain10 minutes300 feet24 hours
4Ice Storm1 action300 feetInstantaneousDexterity
4Leomund’s Secret Chest1 actionTouchInstantaneous
4Mordenkainen’s Faithful Hound1 action30 feet8 hours
4Mordenkainen’s Private Sanctum10 minutes120 feet24 hours
4Otiluke’s Resilient Sphere1 action30 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity
4Phantasmal Killer1 action120 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
4Polymorph1 action60 feetup to 1 hourWisdom
4Sickening Radiance1 action120 feetup to 10 minutesConstitution
4Stone Shape1 actionTouchInstantaneous
4Stoneskin1 actionTouchup to 1 hour
4Storm Sphere1 action150 feetup to 1 minuteStrength
4Summon Greater Demon1 action60 feetup to 1 hourCharisma
4Vitriolic Sphere1 action150 feetInstantaneousDexterity
4Wall of Fire1 action120 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity
4Watery Sphere1 action90 feetup to 1 minuteStrength
5Animate Objects1 action120 feetup to 1 minute
5Bigby’s Hand1 action120 feetup to 1 minute
5Cloudkill1 action120 feetup to 10 minutesConstitution
5Cone of Cold1 actionSelf (60-foot cone)InstantaneousConstitution
5Conjure Elemental1 minute90 feetup to 1 hour
5Contact Other Plane1 minuteSelf1 minute
5Control Winds1 action300 feetup to 1 hourStrength
5Creation1 minute30 feetSpecial
5Danse Macabre1 action60 feetup to 1 hour
5Dawn1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteConstitution
5Dominate Person1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
5Dream1 minuteSpecial8 hoursWisdom
5Enervation1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity
5Far Step1 bonus actionSelfup to 1 minute
5Geas1 minute60 feet30 daysWisdom
5Hold Monster1 action90 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
5Immolation1 action90 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity
5Infernal Calling1 minute90 feetup to 1 hourCharisma
5Legend Lore10 minutesSelfInstantaneous
5Mislead1 actionSelfup to 1 hour
5Modify Memory1 action30 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
5Negative Energy Flood1 action60 feetInstantaneousConstitution
5Passwall1 action30 feet1 hour
5Planar Binding1 hour60 feet24 hoursCharisma
5Rary’s Telepathic Bond1 action30 feet1 hour
5Scrying10 minutesSelfup to 10 minutesWisdom
5Seeming1 action30 feet8 hoursCharisma
5Skill Empowerment1 actionTouchup to 1 hour
5Steel Wind Strike1 action30 feetInstantaneous
5Synaptic Static1 action120 feetInstantaneousIntelligence
5Telekinesis1 action60 feetup to 10 minutes
5Teleportation Circle1 minute10 feet1 round
5Transmute Rock1 action120 feetUntil dispelledStrength; Dexterity
5Wall of Force1 action120 feetup to 10 minutes
5Wall of Light1 action120 feetup to 10 minutesConstitution
5Wall of Stone1 action120 feetup to 10 minutesDexterity
6Arcane Gate1 action500 feetup to 10 minutes
6Chain Lightning1 action150 feetInstantaneousDexterity
6Circle of Death1 action150 feetInstantaneousConstitution
6Contingency10 minutesSelf10 days
6Create Homunculus1 hourTouchInstantaneous
6Create Undead1 minute10 feetInstantaneous
6Disintegrate1 action60 feetInstantaneousDexterity
6Drawmij’s Instant Summons1 minuteTouchUntil dispelled
6Eyebite1 actionSelfup to 1 minuteWisdom
6Flesh to Stone1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteConstitution
6Globe of Invulnerability1 actionSelf (10-foot radius)up to 1 minute
6Guards and Wards10 minutesTouch24 hours
6Investiture of Flame1 actionSelfup to 10 minutesDexterity
6Investiture of Ice1 actionSelfup to 10 minutesConstitution
6Investiture of Stone1 actionSelfup to 10 minutesDexterity
6Investiture of Wind1 actionSelfup to 10 minutesConstitution
6Magic Jar1 minuteSelfUntil dispelledCharisma
6Mass Suggestion1 action60 feet24 hoursWisdom
6Mental Prison1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteIntelligence
6Move Earth1 action120 feetup to 2 hours
6Otiluke’s Freezing Sphere1 actionTouchInstantaneousConstitution
6Otto’s Irresistible Dance1 action30 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
6Programmed Illusion1 action120 feetUntil dispelled
6Scatter1 action30 feetInstantaneousWisdom
6Soul Cage1 reaction60 feet8 hours
6Sunbeam1 actionSelf (60-foot line)up to 1 minuteConstitution
6Tenser’s Transformation1 actionSelfup to 10 minutesConstitution
6True Seeing1 actionTouch1 hour
6Wall of Ice1 action120 feetup to 10 minutesDexterity; Constitution
7Crown of Stars1 actionSelf1 hour
7Delayed Blast Fireball1 action150 feetup to 1 minute
7Etherealness1 actionSelfUp to 8 hours
7Finger of Death1 action60 feetInstantaneousConstitution
7Forcecage1 action100 feet1 hourCharisma
7Mirage Arcane10 minutesSight10 days
7Mordenkainen’s Magnificent Mansion1 minute300 feet24 hours
7Mordenkainen’s Sword1 action60 feetup to 1 minute
7Plane Shift1 actionTouchInstantaneousCharisma
7Power Word Pain1 action60 feetInstantaneousConstitution
7Prismatic Spray1 actionSelf (60-foot cone)InstantaneousDexterity; Constitution; Wisdom
7Project Image1 action500 milesup to 1 day
7Reverse Gravity1 action100 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity
7Sequester1 actionTouchUntil dispelled
7Simulacrum12 hoursTouchUntil dispelled
7Symbol1 minuteTouchUntil dispelled or triggeredConstitution; Wisdom; Charisma; Intelligence
7Teleport1 action10 feetInstantaneous
7Whirlwind1 action300 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity; Strength
8Abi-Dalzim’s Horrid Wilting1 action150 feetInstantaneousConstitution
8Antimagic Field1 actionSelf (10-foot-radius sphere)up to 1 hour
8Antipathy / Sympathy1 hour60 feet10 daysWisdom
8Clone1 hourTouchInstantaneous
8Control Weather10 minutesSelf (5-mile radius)up to 8 hoursStrength
8Demiplane1 action60 feet1 hour
8Dominate Monster1 action60 feetup to 1 hourWisdom
8Feeblemind1 action150 feetInstantaneousIntelligence
8Illusory Dragon1 action120 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom; Intelligence
8Incendiary Cloud1 action150 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity
8Maddening Darkness1 action150 feetup to 10 minutesWisdom
8Maze1 action60 feetup to 10 minutes
8Mighty Fortress1 minute1 mileInstantaneous
8Mind Blank1 actionTouch24 hours
8Power Word Stun1 action60 feetInstantaneousConstitution
8Sunburst1 action150 feetInstantaneousConstitution
8Telepathy1 actionUnlimited24 hours
9Astral Projection1 hour10 feetSpecial
9Foresight1 minuteTouch8 hours
9Gate1 action60 feetup to 1 minute
9Imprisonment1 minute30 feetUntil dispelledWisdom
9Invulnerability1 actionSelfup to 10 minutes
9Mass Polymorph1 action120 feetup to 1 hourWisdom
9Meteor Swarm1 action1 mileInstantaneousDexterity
9Power Word Kill1 action60 feetInstantaneous
9Prismatic Wall1 action60 feet10 minutesDexterity; Constitution; Wisdom
9Psychic Scream1 action90 feetInstantaneousIntelligence
9Shapechange1 actionSelfup to 1 hour
9Time Stop1 actionSelfInstantaneous
9True Polymorph1 action30 feetup to 1 hourWisdom
9Weird1 action120 feetup to 1 minuteWisdom
9Wish1 actionSelfInstantaneous
CAcid Splash1 action60 feetInstantaneousDexterity
CBlade Ward1 actionSelf1 round
CBooming Blade1 action5 feet1 round
CChill Touch1 action120 feet1 round
CControl Flames1 action60 feetInstantaneous or 1 hour (see below)
CCreate Bonfire1 action60 feetup to 1 minuteDexterity
CDancing Lights1 action120 feetup to 1 minute
CFire Bolt1 action120 feetInstantaneous
CFriends1 actionSelfup to 1 minute
CFrostbite1 action60 feetInstantaneousConstitution
CGreen-Flame Blade1 action5 feetInstantaneous
CGust1 action30 feetInstantaneousStrength
CInfestation1 action30 feetInstantaneousConstitution
CLight1 actionTouch1 hourDexterity
CLightning Lure1 action15 feetInstantaneousStrength
CMage Hand1 action30 feet1 minute
CMending1 minuteTouchInstantaneous
CMessage1 action120 feet1 round
CMinor Illusion1 action30 feet1 minute
CMold Earth1 action30 feetInstantaneous or 1 hour (see below)
CPoison Spray1 action10 feetInstantaneousConstitution
CPrestidigitation1 action10 feetup to 1 hour
CRay of Frost1 action60 feetInstantaneous
CShape Water1 action30 feetInstantaneous or 1 hour (see below)
CShocking Grasp1 actionTouchInstantaneous
CSword Burst1 action5 feetInstantaneousDexterity
CThunderclap1 action5 feetInstantaneousConstitution
CToll the Dead1 action60 feetInstantaneousWisdom
CTrue Strike1 action30 feetup to 1 round