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reptilecobra13
2010-04-12, 12:06 AM
Do any of you ever come up with a creative verbal component for a spell that one of your characters casts? For me, the best one came last night when my white dragon sorcerer cast Prismatic Spray while shouting "Taste the rainbow!" at a group of harpies that were attacking our airship.

arguskos
2010-04-12, 12:10 AM
I liked "Shut the hell up!" for a Silence effect.

Also, "Daikatana!" for Power Word: Pain is pretty amusing, if you get the joke.

Talon Sky
2010-04-12, 12:14 AM
I make my friend shout "BOOM!" whenever he Blinks in combat, but that's more for my own amusement then anything ;p

WeeFreeMen
2010-04-12, 12:18 AM
My wizard always shouts "Zawaldo" for Time Stop.

arguskos
2010-04-12, 12:23 AM
I know a dude who yells "Stop. Hammertime." whenever he casts Greater Mighty Wallop.

reptilecobra13
2010-04-12, 12:25 AM
Our swordsage also yells "Flame On" while executing a Searing Charge.
Not technically a verbal component, but still fun.

Harperfan7
2010-04-12, 12:28 AM
Stop (hold person)
Collaberate (mass charm person)
Listen (suggestion)

Mark Hall
2010-04-12, 12:34 AM
We used to be able to cast Magic Missile by pointing a finger-gun at our DM and saying "Pow".

DementedFellow
2010-04-12, 01:11 AM
We used to be able to cast Magic Missile by pointing a finger-gun at our DM and saying "Pow".

I'm suddenly reminded of Yu Yu Hakusho. Thank you.:smallbiggrin:

Starscream
2010-04-12, 01:24 AM
I use "Bamf!" for Dimension Doors. And I've used "Skadoosh" when setting off a bunch of Fire Seed bombs.

Trekkin
2010-04-12, 01:37 AM
My character's death-from-above Energy bolt (electricity) = "Imma Firin' My Lazor"

It doesn't need a verbal component, but it deserves one.

I neglected to recall Astral Construct. "Say hello to my little friend." Oddly, my character is Fine and I'm manifesting Medium-sized constructs...

Deth Muncher
2010-04-12, 01:45 AM
I recall having a thread similar to this many moons ago, and Solo had linked a bunch of things from his and The Logic Ninja's threads on spells. Suffice it to say I forget most of them, but I remember Time Stop had a few verbal and somatic components... (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yarYjuN-m8I)

reptilecobra13
2010-04-12, 01:49 AM
It's just a jump to the left!

Lycanthromancer
2010-04-12, 01:56 AM
Bear's endurance: KHAAAAAAAN!

[edit] Tasha's hideous laughter: WRYYYYY!

Starscream
2010-04-12, 02:14 AM
I remember one thread where someone asked what exactly "somatic components" looked like. Someone responded "like this" and linked to Hare Hare Yukai. If it's not true it should be.

Malificus
2010-04-12, 02:16 AM
It's just a jump to the left!

I started singing this song right before I saw this line

Let's do the time warp again indeed.


On a more related note, I like verbal components like "My, you've put on weight" (lets say, Power Word Blind for this), "Fireball!" (for perhaps Geas), or "Sure Brain, but how are we going to find that many cherries at this time of day?" (I'm gonna say, summon monster)

draco_nite
2010-04-12, 02:24 AM
Otto's Irresistible Dance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcOZ6xFxJqg

raitalin
2010-04-12, 02:47 AM
Ala peanut butter sandwiches! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l12XsFdmqM)

Meka leka hi meka hiney ho! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaii5R2Lo8U&feature=related)

Heliomance
2010-04-12, 03:41 AM
{Scrubbed}

Reynard
2010-04-12, 03:55 AM
Cause Fear/Zone of Truth. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6q3bW08syd4)

Krimm_Blackleaf
2010-04-12, 04:34 AM
Implosion: Reaching out with an open hand, and clenching it quickly while saying with a malicious grin, "Crack."

JeanThine
2010-04-12, 04:47 AM
Clerics in my campaign can summon one time massive bursts of power in an emergency. One such one of these is to raise a small army of zombies who will then move in perfect synchronisation with the caster. The (quite long) verbal component for it is:

"The foulest stenches in the air,
the funk of fourty thousand years,
and grisly ghouls from every tomb,
are closing in to seal your doom.

And though you fight to stay alive,
your body starts to shiver,
for no mere mortal can resist,
the evil of..."

Touchy
2010-04-12, 06:38 AM
"THIS IS A COLOSSAL WASTE OF TIME!" for haste
"One moment please."(Make sure to mention you say it with a smug tone and look on your face) Time stop.

magic9mushroom
2010-04-12, 06:44 AM
Best official verbal component: "A pox on you!"

Forever Curious
2010-04-12, 06:48 AM
"Abra-kaboom" for any spell involving lots of firepower, aka Meteor Swarm.

Also, "Believe it!" for Glibness :smallbiggrin:

Optimystik
2010-04-12, 07:09 AM
My wizard always shouts "Zawaldo" for Time Stop.

Toki wo tomare!

Telonius
2010-04-12, 08:20 AM
"Defend yourself better next time." Sap of Healing, specialty wand-like item made by clerics of St. Cuthbert. Heals as per "Cure Light" when the command word is spoken, and it connects with a melee attack.

"Never forget your training!" Truncheon of Healing (Cure Moderate)

"You have shamed the Order." Merciful Club of Healing (Cure Serious)

"Accept your just punishment." Merciful Greatclub of Healing (Cure Critical)

Angelmaker
2010-04-12, 08:30 AM
And this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-WVpQ0ZG8Q) is Otto's Irrisistable Dance.
Negative, absolutely. You both got it wrong.

THIS is Ottos irrisistable dance:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlfKdbWwruY

Jayabalard
2010-04-12, 08:34 AM
I make my friend shout "BOOM!" whenever he Blinks in combat, but that's more for my own amusement then anything ;pwouldn't "BAMF!" be more appropriate?

RagnaroksChosen
2010-04-12, 08:48 AM
A gnome haste addict i played as a pc used to say.
"I've got the uppers when casting haste."
though he would ususaly refer to scrolls of haste as uppers.


a that was a great game.

reptilecobra13
2010-04-12, 08:59 AM
Clerics in my campaign can summon one time massive bursts of power in an emergency. One such one of these is to raise a small army of zombies who will then move in perfect synchronisation with the caster. The (quite long) verbal component for it is:

"The foulest stenches in the air,
the funk of fourty thousand years,
and grisly ghouls from every tomb,
are closing in to seal your doom.

And though you fight to stay alive,
your body starts to shiver,
for no mere mortal can resist,
the evil of..."

I once played "Thriller" while my party battled a horde of dance-fighting ghasts. Now I never have to DM again! :smallbiggrin:

RagnaroksChosen
2010-04-12, 09:08 AM
I once played "Thriller" while my party battled a horde of dance-fighting ghasts. Now I never have to DM again! :smallbiggrin:

That makes me sad on the inside.

jpreem
2010-04-12, 09:13 AM
Hello my name is ____. You killed my father.Prepare to die.

Good for a Tob maneuver to finish a BBG.

RagnaroksChosen
2010-04-12, 09:15 AM
Hello my name is ____. Prepare to die.

Good for variety of spells - and especcialy to Tob maneuvers.

I used something similar to that every time my warblade made a insightful strike or greater insightful strike..

it was :
"I am Mabu, Prepare to die"

Moglorosh
2010-04-12, 09:19 AM
Negative, absolutely. You both got it wrong.

THIS is Ottos irrisistable dance:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlfKdbWwruY
Wow, that's probably the most fun that anyone has had, ever.

jpreem
2010-04-12, 09:26 AM
Negative, absolutely. You both got it wrong.

THIS is Ottos irrisistable dance:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlfKdbWwruY

C'mon guys.
How come nobody posted this irresistible masterpiece.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HrSN7176XI

reptilecobra13
2010-04-12, 09:28 AM
My God...Must...dance...Can't stop...feet...

"Now you see me..." for Greater Invisibility.
"BAMF" for Teleport.
"Peek-a-boo" for True Strike
"Pew pew pew" for Magic Missile (also the sound of one character's Great Falchion gunblade :smallbiggrin: )
"Lookit!" for Prestidigitation

Prime32
2010-04-12, 09:38 AM
I remember one thread where someone asked what exactly "somatic components" looked like. Someone responded "like this" and linked to Hare Hare Yukai. If it's not true it should be.

Take a look at Magus's spells (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV-cMtyopSA) (he seems to use different motions for Shadow-element) and this (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJNhV-PH5v0).

Sporge
2010-04-12, 09:45 AM
Looking at a spell I'm not taking called regroup I immediately though "NEWS TEAM ASSEMBLE!!!!"
I almost want to take the spell just to be able to do that. Then have the party be like, WTF we were only 25+5 per level away from you....

Lycanthromancer
2010-04-12, 09:49 AM
"Truthiness shall set you free!" - Zone of...well, you know.

The Vorpal Tribble
2010-04-12, 09:52 AM
Negative, absolutely. You both got it wrong.

THIS is Ottos irrisistable dance:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlfKdbWwruY
Yes. That.

Lycanthromancer
2010-04-12, 09:59 AM
This is Otto's irresistible dance... USING CHAIN SPELL! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EYAUazLI9k)


C'mon guys.
How come nobody posted this irresistible masterpiece.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HrSN7176XINo, that's power word(s) pain...

[edit] And this? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MBBr-a2KnM&feature=related) It's a Chained simulacrum spell.

Optimystik
2010-04-12, 10:58 AM
Negative, absolutely. You both got it wrong.

THIS is Ottos irrisistable dance:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlfKdbWwruY

The win, she is epic.

Zen Monkey
2010-04-12, 11:03 AM
Used for many spells to cause death, or to raise them after:

Abra-cadaver!

jguy
2010-04-12, 12:12 PM
Not as spell but a SU ability from my Cleric with the Travel domain. Every time he was grappled (which was an incredibly large amount for that campaign really) he'd say "Slide to the left/right" and slip out of the grapple. This happened so much that he actually got a want of benign transposition to switch places with a PC who was in the claws of a Roc...then proceeded to fall 40 feet and take an AoO...he lived though! It was rather epic .

WildPyre
2010-04-12, 12:30 PM
My favorite was yelling "F***ing DIE!" while giving somebody the finger... this was of course for "Finger of Death"

One of my other most used ones was "HU-" when teleporting, followed immediately by "ZAH!" when I arrived.

~LuckyBoneDice~
2010-04-12, 01:01 PM
My three favorites:

I was running a Sorcerer 7/Rainbow Savant 10 in an olde Eberron game (like early Eberron books only) and I decided to cast a Homebrewed spell called Prismatic Overchannel, which in essence created a 50' wide cone of rainbow energy that dealt force damage, but had a random roll for effects (such as Paralysis and Freezing). We jokingly called it the "Ray of Gay Pride," but one PC was gay, so he was cool with it. So I cast it on a pair of Otyug Wights, who were beating us silly. I cast the spell, rolled 7 consecutive natural 20's, did 17d12 damage, and affected them with every effect. My verbal component was "Taste the Rainbow, B$^!h!"

I was in the same game, with a Lawful Good Cleric of The Everfrost (LN deity of Winter and Death), who spent her time trying to be good with an evil doctrine. We later fought a Death Knight who was an Ex-Paladin, and she was running a "Reformed" Drow, who proceeded to use her Turn with Faith in the Frost, and her verbal component: "Ice Ice Baby"

Lastly, in our current WoW-themed campaign, our warlock, who happens to be a Lesser half-Tiefling half-Aasamir, was channeling his Eldritch blast in a Mage duel with the villain, a Necropolitan Bard, who used "Thriller" as his verbal component for his Fireball spell. However, the Warlock countered Thriller by doing the disco for his somatic component. The duel ended in a draw...

Darius Rae
2010-04-12, 05:55 PM
"I prepared explosive runes today"

not verbal, but written so it totally counts.

Nerocite
2010-04-12, 06:13 PM
"Hulk Smash!" for Enlarge Person.
"Snikt" for Beast Claws.

EpicEvokerElf
2010-04-12, 06:19 PM
For blasting:
ABRACAPOCALYPSE!

Savannah
2010-04-12, 07:19 PM
Somatic, not verbal, but I have told one of my players that he will get a bonus to the resistance DC for Tasha's Hideous Laughter if he uses this dance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6KkJyu-fbs)* as the somatic component. The catch? He has to LARP it. (And yes, he can and will.)

*This is also Otto's Irresistible Dance in our group. (Although we have discussed using Otto's Irresistible Riverdance or Otto's Irresistible Breakdance as well.)

strider24seven
2010-04-12, 07:28 PM
For any 9th level spell, our Wizard:
"All your base are belong to us."
For any spell to finish a fight:
"There is no cow level."

For the Big Stupid Fighter (Crusader, using any charge maneuver):
"Outta my way, sucka!"

For me (the Factotum):
"Don't look at me. The Wizard actually has the spells to pull that off!"
Emulating a 15th level Warblade with Cunning Brilliance:
"YEAH, I'M THE JUGGERNAUT, B****!" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSuvOVH0aSQ)

Zaq
2010-04-12, 08:04 PM
_____! I choose you! (http://www.d20srd.org/srd/spells/summonmonsteri.htm)

Mushroom Ninja
2010-04-12, 08:10 PM
"No, Me first!" -- Celerity

SilverStar
2010-04-12, 08:20 PM
"Drop dead!!" for Power Word Kill. Though, technically, that's two words...

I had a swiftblade that yelled "Let's kick it up a notch!" whenever she cast Haste.

AtopTheMountain
2010-04-12, 08:36 PM
Blindness: "Don't look at me!"

EDIT: And THIS (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmtzQCSh6xk&feature=PlayList&p=635818901A0E1C1E&playnext_from=PL&playnext=1&index=1) is Otto's Irresistable Dance.

Lycanthromancer
2010-04-12, 09:25 PM
"Hulk Smash!" for Enlarge Person Tenser's transformation.Fixed that for you.

Dogmantra
2010-04-12, 09:40 PM
...
Also Otto's Irresistable Dance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXK9ShllebQ)

Mushroom Ninja
2010-04-12, 09:41 PM
Dimension Door: "k-bai-now"

Lycanthromancer
2010-04-12, 09:53 PM
Heroes' feast: "Ceiling Cat is watching you masticate!

EagleWiz
2010-04-12, 09:54 PM
Power word stun: OBJECTION!

Starscream
2010-04-12, 09:57 PM
Power word stun: OBJECTION!

Power Word Kill: EXTERMINATE!

Mushroom Ninja
2010-04-12, 10:47 PM
Power word stun: OBJECTION!

Celerity: OBJECTION!

Lycanthromancer
2010-04-12, 11:06 PM
Alter self/polymorph/polymorph any object/shapechange: "Super special awesome ultra special sexy transformation sequence GO!"

Alternately: "Transform and roll out!"

Chained revivify: "Two girls, 1-UP!"

Gorgondantess
2010-04-12, 11:09 PM
I like to say "would you kindly X", when giving a command with suggestion.:smallwink:

Dust
2010-04-13, 02:18 AM
Continuing the Otto's Irresistable Dance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7Ky5R-vxns) thread.

Yorrin
2010-04-13, 10:34 AM
I like to say "would you kindly X", when giving a command with suggestion.:smallwink:
This made me rofl.

For an even more obscure videogame reference:
Anytime you're killing a half-elf (with a fire based spell, if you you must do it magically) "feel the pain of those inferior beings as you burn in hell."

megabyter5
2010-04-13, 10:50 AM
Well if we're heading into video game reference territory, how about this for dominate monster: ASSUMING DIRECT CONTROL.

Also, for any use of the Complete Mage reserve feat dimensional jaunt, you are required to say "I've been here the whole time!" upon arrival.

Swordgleam
2010-04-13, 10:55 AM
I once played a mage who knew a bunch of random languages, including Giant. We fought some giants, and I was very excited to finally use one of my useless languages. I said, "I ask, 'are you friendly?'" Unfortunately, the fighter won initiative and attack.

Not one to waste a chance to use my language skill, I asked them anyway. From then on, "Are you friendly?!" was the verbal component to my Magic Missile spell.

Ishcumbeebeeda
2010-04-20, 08:30 PM
"Poke!" Finger of Death.

And of course "Kill it with fire!" for really anything that does fire damage, but especially for Fireball.

Start singing "Walking on Sunshine" for Air Walk.

"Can you hear/see me now?" Blindness/Deafness.

"Rocks Fall!" Hail of Stone.

"Look at this!" Symbol of [anything]

"Arise, chicken, arise" Raise Dead.

And probably many many others.
Hopefully a week isn't enough to qualify for thread necromancy...

EDIT: Oh and "It's only a flesh wound!" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKhEw7nD9C4) for any healing spell.

Mushroom Ninja
2010-04-20, 08:48 PM
"This hand of mine glows with an awesome POWER! Its burning grip tells me to defeat you! Take this! My love, my anger, and all of my sorrow! SHINING FINGER SWORRRRRDDDD!!! GO! GO! GO!!!"
-- Burning Hands (Warning: This may be a little anticlimactic)

sambo.
2010-04-20, 08:53 PM
i tend to yell "Cop This" when casting TrueStrike...

Sydonai
2010-04-20, 08:57 PM
What is the sound of a silenced Sound Burst?

Gorbash
2010-04-20, 09:04 PM
The Bloop (http://www.cracked.com/article_16871_6-insane-discoveries-that-science-cant-explain_p2.html).

Ravens_Wing
2010-04-20, 09:04 PM
Alter self/polymorph/polymorph any object/shapechange: "Super special awesome ultra special sexy transformation sequence GO!"

Alternately: "Transform and roll out!"



Two words Warforged Druid!

Sing- "Allways Look on the Bright side of life!" for the spell Daylight

Kyrthain
2010-04-20, 09:04 PM
Why, one hand clapping!

Speaking of which (though I've never used it, I just thought it up now)

What is the sound of one hand clapping? -any bigby's spell

Saintheart
2010-04-20, 09:04 PM
Not a spell, but-- "NO YOU" when making AoOs when I've got reach and the charging enemy doesn't.

Mage in one of my parties also liked to use "You can't touch this!" when casting Mage Armor, Haste, Displacement, or Blink. He had his iPhone play the first three bars of the song when he did.

Ixahinon
2010-04-20, 11:07 PM
Otto's Irresistible Dance (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze72uyZfY5Q) Though, if you are chain casting it, the Do-Re-Mi one takes the cake.

penbed400
2010-04-20, 11:21 PM
Used to have a character who only spoke in rhymes, was great for verbal components.

Glitterdust:
"Hey everyone be fearful of me,
I'd say to look but you can't see!"

or

Scintillating Colors:
"Be prepared for fascination,
to see this spell needs IIIIMMMAAAAAGINAAATION!"