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Alter Musical Instrument

School illusion (figment); Level bard 1, sorcerer/wizard 1, witch 1

Casting Time 1 standard action

Components V, S, F (an instrument)

Range close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)

Target one musical instrument

Duration 1 hour/level (D)

Saving Throw Fortitude negates (object); Spell Resistance yes (object)

You alter an instrument so it sounds like a different kind of instrument you are familiar with. The change could be minor (such as making a lute sound like a guitar) or major (making a keyboard sound like drums). All other aspects of the instrument—such as volume, pitch, and how it is played—are unchanged. For example, a piccolo made to sound like an organ is no louder than a normal piccolo, can produce only high notes in the piccolo range, and is a wind instrument.