When Magic Missile is cast, a glowing missile of magical energy shoots forth from the wizard's fingertip.
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Use of the Magic Missile spell, one of the most popular 1st-level spells, creates up to five missiles of magical energy that dart forth from the wizard's fingertip and unerringly strike their target, which must be a creature of some sort. Each missile inflicts 1d4+1 points of damage. for every 2 extra levels of experience, the wizard gains an additional missile––he has 2 at 3rd level, 3 at 5th level, 4 at 7th level, up to a total of 5 at 9th level.