|Name||Summon Monster VIII|
|Level||Arc 8, Clr 8, Sor/Wiz 8, Wuj 8|
|Components||V, S, F/DF|
|Casting Time||1 round|
|Range||Close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)|
|Effect||One or more summoned creatures, no two of which can be more than 30 ft. apart|
|Duration||1 round/level (D)|
|Sources||System Reference Document on page 287|
Calls extraplanar creature to fight for you.
A: A tiny bag and a small (not necessarily lit) candle.
This spell functions like summon monster I, except that you can summon one creature from the 8th-level list, 1d3 creatures of the same kind from the 7th-level list (summon monster VII), or 1d4+1 creatures of the same kind from a lower-level list (summon monster I, summon monster II, summon monster III, summon monster IV, summon monster V, summon monster VI).
1) May be summoned only into an aquatic or watery environment.
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