2nd-level enchantment (ritual) Casting Time: 1 action Range: 30 feet Components: V, S, M (a morsel of food) Duration: 24 hours
By means o f this spell, you use an animal to deliver a message. Choose a Tiny beast you can see within range, such as a squirrel, a blue jay, or a bat. You specify a location, which you must have visited, and a recipient who matches a general description, such as “a man or woman dressed in the uniform o f the town guard” or “a red-haired dwarf wearing a pointed hat.” You also speak a message o f up to twenty-five words. The target beast travels for the duration o f the spell toward the specified location, covering about 50 miles per 24 hours for a flying messenger, or 25 miles for other animals. When the messenger arrives, it delivers your m essage to the creature that you described, replicating the sound o f your voice. The messenger speaks only to a creature matching the description you gave. If the messenger doesn’t reach its destination before the spell ends, the message is lost, and the beast makes its way back to where you cast this spell. At Higher Levels. If you cast this spell using a spell slot o f 3nd level or higher, the duration o f the spell increases by 48 hours for each slot level above 2nd.