Weighed in the balance is a necromancy spell unique to clerics with the Balance domain. It harms or heals creatures within 30 feet.


This spell harms or heals creatures within its area based on their alignments and life status, as given in the table below. The effect does the most harm to those creatures most extreme in alignment and most out of balance with the natural world (the baselines being true neutral and living creatures, respectively).

Creature Type Spell Effect
Living Creatures
LG, CG, LE, CE Inflict critical wounds
NG, LN, CN, NE Inflict light wounds
N Cure critical wounds
Undead Creatures Heal


  1. Bruce R. Cordell, Gwendolyn F.M. Kestrel, Jeff Quick (October 2003). Underdark. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 53. ISBN 0-7869-3053-5.