Quote Originally Posted by bobthe6th View Post
was not sure how to add the wording for all the branching lines to add the piercing damage...

also, this is a 9th level spell, this is a slot that a twined empowered fire ball. 27d6 twice... or hell a widened maximized fire ball, for 108 damage in a 40ft radius.
a fireball caps at 10d6, so an empowered twined one would deal 15d6 twice, a widened maximized would deal 60 in a 40 ft radius