Roll result: 8 + 1 (9) - Poor Success!
The portal’s normally opened by chanting an incantation but hey, maybe there are other ways to open it, right? Like say, by throwing your wand at it. Who knows, maybe it will work or not, and it might even be a better method of opening it!
You hold your wand by the handle and carefully aim at the tree… then you throw it as hard as you can.
And by hard, I mean really really hard since you’re a lot stronger than a normal human being. Oh, and you’ve used the wand as a bludgeon countless times before, so you’re not worried about the wand becoming damaged at all – it’s magic you see.
Bright as a star and faster than a bullet, the wand hurtles toward the tree and slices it in half. The wand then smashes through the wall behind it, and several houses in its path. The sound of screams and destruction echo in the distance.
Whoops. You hope it didn’t hit anyone you know or care about.
You notice some glowing coming from the remains of the tree, and see a small portal has formed on top of the stump. It has barely enough space for you if you jump in with your human/catgirl form. Usually, the tree takes the form of an arch after saying the incantation, but it looks like that won’t be possible anytime soon. At least throwing the wand worked and you learned a new attack, hurray!
You unsummon the wand from wherever it’s flying, and jump into the portal before it closes, and before anyone notices where the trail of destruction started from.