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Tune of Merriment
Exploration 9

Your songs and rhymes intoxicate the gathered crowd with laughter, making it susceptible to your and your friends’ influence.

Time: 10 minutes
Duration: 10 minutes
Component Cost: 160 gp, plus a focus worth 840 gp
Market Price: 900 gp
Key Skill: Arcana (no check)
Prerequisite: Bard

Tune of Merriment is a 9th-level ritual available to bards.[PH2:217]

For the ritual’s duration, you and any ally who heard the whole performance of the ritual can roll twice and use either result when making Diplomacy checks to influence anyone else who heard all of it.

Focus: A musical instrument you play as part of performing the ritual.