Befuddle lists save result levels, but not save type.

Is it Will?


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As the book lacks the information, all we can do is guess what would make most sense, until we eventually get an official errata. Still, there is in my opinion enough reason to think the save would be Will that ruling it that way would not be controversial.

  • This spell has three tags: Emotion, Enchantment and Mental. All these three tags are associated with Will saves (including spells like Paralyze that could also reasonably have required a Fort save).

  • Flavor-wise, Befuddle is supposed to confuse your target's mind: why would that require anything but a Will save?

More recently Paizo officially errated this spell among other things from Lost Omens Gods & Magic:

Page 107: The befuddle spell is missing a saving throw entry. Before the spell's duration, add "Saving Throw Will."

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    \$\begingroup\$ I assume the actual book text matched the one in the link provided in the question? \$\endgroup\$ Commented May 31, 2021 at 13:26
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    \$\begingroup\$ @Medix2 yes. At least it does on the edition I have access to. \$\endgroup\$ Commented May 31, 2021 at 13:28
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    \$\begingroup\$ I also checked if there are any errata up (they should be reflected on Nethys but figured I'd make sure) and could find no such documentation (yet). \$\endgroup\$ Commented May 31, 2021 at 14:57
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    \$\begingroup\$ Please add that it is in the errata now . \$\endgroup\$
    – András
    Commented Jul 10, 2021 at 7:49

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