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Reply #35 - Apr 12th, 2013 at 11:09am
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This is still something I'm paying around with, so there may be some changes to it.

Forget: The victim must save vs. Int (d100), or forgets the events during the specified time period. Attacks as Mind Control. R=INT+CHR, PR=See Below.

Forget one (1) Action – PR=2
Forget one (1) Turn – PR=3
Forget one (1) Hour – PR=5
Forget one (1) Day – PR=7
Forget one (1) Week – PR=10      
Forget one (1) Month – PR= 15
Forget one (1) Year – PR=20
Forget one (1) Decade – PR=25
Wipe memory – PR=50

Morass: Acts as Transformation transforming solid ground into a liquid. R=INTx2, area affected=INT/2", PR=7.
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Reply #36 - Apr 12th, 2013 at 11:16am
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Keep 'em coming! I eagerly am awaiting ANY data n this... I have a beginning Mage in my "Light & Dark - New Gods" Campaign...
  

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Reply #37 - Apr 12th, 2013 at 5:57pm
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Distortion: The Spellcaster’s image becomes vague and distorted to anyone trying to view him. All attacks against him are at a –4 penalty. R=Personal, PR=2 per turn.

Earthquake: The ground begins to shake violently causing anyone standing to save vs. AGL on 1d100, or loose his or her footing, and fall to the ground. Buildings/structures in the area are affected as though struck with a vibratory attack, and suffer 1d12 damage. Radius affected = INT. PR=8 then 5 per round, for each round thereafter. 

Frost Beam: A beam of freezing cold air emanates from the spellcaster’s hand. Target’s are affected as though struck with Ice Powers, inflicting 1d12 damage. Ice is created as per Ice Powers. R=INT, PR=4.

Melt Flesh: Attacks as Transformation, 1d20 Damage, R=INT+ CHR.

Word of Power: When the Spellcaster speaks, and everyone in the area of affect must save vs. CHR on 1d100, or is affected as though struck with a Paralysis Ray attack. Radius=CHR”, PR=25. Normal wakeup rolls apply.
  

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Reply #38 - Jul 27th, 2013 at 8:09pm
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The wish spell is the "grand unification theory" of magic.  It requires that the wizard have a good understanding of all seven schools of magic.  Many quests have ended in glory, and disaster over the correct formulae to cast this, the most often dreamed about, spell.


Wish: Pr=10 (Abjuration, Alteration, Conjuration, Divination, Evocation, Enchantment, Necromancy)   VS.   

This spell requires the caster to speak and to dream.    That means,  the caster must spend an inventing point and  make an inventing roll to cast this spell, along with all other requirements of spell casting.   

Remember, a 95-00 roll on your inventing is a critical failure, so good luck.

Keep in mind, a failed inventing roll doesn't mean the spell didn't work.  It just means you didn't properly think things through.   Kind of a Monkey's Paw wish.
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Reply #39 - Jul 28th, 2013 at 8:09am
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Ohhhh... john...you are an evil EVIL man!  You love giving loaded hair-trigger effects like this to your vict~ ..er players! Smiley

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Reply #40 - Jul 28th, 2013 at 9:02am
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Mentioning the Monkeys Paw. I read a Book last night where someone combined a Monkeys Paw and a Hand of Glory. Very Powerful and Dangerous to the weilder and enemy alike.

A good read and good for idea. Simon R Green for two series. The Nightside Series and Secret Histories Series.

  
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Reply #41 - Jul 29th, 2013 at 6:16am
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thank you guys, great job !
  
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Reply #42 - Oct 26th, 2013 at 3:52pm
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Blinding Flash: Attacks as Light Control. Generates a blinding flash as per Light Control: PR=3.

Breath Water: Allows the spellcaster to breath water for 1 hour. PR=3.

Cold Snap: Attacks as Ice Powers. An area of bone chilling cold = to the spellcasters C/2 is created. Anyone within the area suffers 1d12 damage, water freezes, etc. R=CHR. PR=8. The temp in the affected area returns to normal at 1 degree per turn.

Endure Elements: Allows the spellcaster can endure extreme weather conditions as though they had Adaptation. R=Self/Touch. PR=5 per person.

Hold: Attacks as Paralysis Ray. The victim is frozen in place, paralyzed and unable to move. Movement is reduced to zero. Normal wake up rolls apply to break free of the effect. R=CHR. PR=7.

Shockwave: Attacks as Force Field. You strike the ground, sending out a shockwave in a C/2 inch radius, anyone within the affected radius suffers 1d12 damage and must save vs. AGL or is knocked to the ground. PR=10.

Spirit Wrack: Attacks as Paralysis Ray. Victim is hit by a powerful bolt of mystic energy that will render them unconscious. Normal wake-up rules apply. Range =CHR. PR=8.

Thunderbolt: Attacks as Lightning Control, doing 2d8 damage, and serving as a carrier for a Sonic Attack of 1d12. Range = INT x 2, PR=7.
  

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Reply #43 - Oct 26th, 2013 at 4:39pm
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Contagion: Attacks as Poison/Venom. Victim must save vs. END (1d100) or is infected with a disease that causes him to act as though fatigued for 1d4 days, or until a successful save END save is made. 1 save is allowed for every 4 full hours of rest the character gets. PR=20.

Ignore: Attacks as Mind Control. Save vs. INT or for one hour sentient creatures will ignore anyone affected by the spell as though they were not there. R=C/2”. PR=7+2 per an additional person affected. 

True Sight: Allows the spellcaster to see the true image of any object, as well as anyone hidden by invisibility or illusions. R=C, PR=5.
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Reply #44 - Oct 26th, 2013 at 8:30pm
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THE ONI wrote on Jun 9th, 2009 at 9:03pm:
John wrote on May 3rd, 2009 at 11:03pm:
Thanks to CLanggedor for gathering this list.


Any thoughts on a Cantrip? Something that causes 1pt or no points of damage but has minor effects like lighting a candle or light gust of wind. I know a perspective Spellcaster who might be interested.


I swear I thought you guys were talking about CATNIP until my eyes focused correctly.
  
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Reply #45 - Oct 27th, 2013 at 2:31am
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dsumner wrote on Oct 26th, 2013 at 3:52pm:
Shockwave: Attacks as Force Field. You strike the ground, sending out a shockwave in a C/2 inch radius, anyone within the affected radius suffers 1d12 damage and must save vs. AGL or is knocked to the ground. PR=10.


What kind of save?  I assume d20?

Great ideas here, D.
  
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Reply #46 - Oct 27th, 2013 at 6:22am
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Majestic wrote on Oct 27th, 2013 at 2:31am:
dsumner wrote on Oct 26th, 2013 at 3:52pm:
Shockwave: Attacks as Force Field. You strike the ground, sending out a shockwave in a C/2 inch radius, anyone within the affected radius suffers 1d12 damage and must save vs. AGL or is knocked to the ground. PR=10.


What kind of save?  I assume d20?

Great ideas here, D.


Sorry about that...d20
  

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Curse: The spellcaster places a bad luck curse on his target. All of the victim’s actions are at -4 until the curse is broken. To be effective, the spellcaster must know his target’s “true name”. The specific requirements needed to break the curse are left up to the GM to determine. R=CHR. PR=25.

Locate: Acts as Heightened Senses allowing you to determine the location of a specific object or person, as long as that object/person is within range. The range of the spell varies based on the amount of power used to fuel it (use same scale as Teleportation).

Truth Tell: Anyone affected by the spell is unable to lie for one hour, and must answer all questions directed at them truthfully. Attacks as Mind Control. Radius = CHR. PR=5.
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Reply #48 - Dec 6th, 2013 at 11:23am
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And here's a few magic items.

Excalibur: An enchancted longsword. +4 to hit, HTH+1d12 damage. +4 Charisma bonus. Ignores SR of objects with an SR of 12 or less. May only be welded by descendents of the Pendragon family blood line, or it looses it’s special abilities.

Medusa Mask: A mask that grants its wearer the ability to turn living creatures to stone with its gaze. Attacks as Transmutation. R=25 inches. 8 uses per day.

The Spear of Destiny: +4 to hit. HTH+1d12 damage. Ignores the SR of any object with a SR of 18 or less. Has two special abilities:
a) Once per day, the bearer can be granted a damage bonus = to his CHR score, as long as he believes his cause is just.
b) +8 Charisma bonus. The additional Charisma DOES NOT count toward the damage bonus.

Thor’s Belt: An enchanted Asgardian belt that grant’s its wearer +30 Strength, and doubles their carrying capacity when worn.
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Reply #49 - Dec 12th, 2013 at 11:41am
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Just wondering what you guys think of the latest additions to this thread?
  

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great work Dom like your insght
  
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John,

What does Star Gazing do?
  
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Reply #53 - May 30th, 2015 at 12:38pm
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Acts as cosmic awareness.
  

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Medusa's Gaze: The target must save vs. Charisma or Agility (to outright avoid looking at the spell caster's eyes), or be turned to stone. Attacks as Transformation, R=C, PR=12.

Strength Drain - AKA: Delila's Touch: Drains 2d6 points points from the victim's STR score (STR can't be reduced below 0). STR points return at a rate of 1 point per hour.Attacks as HTH, R=Touch, PR=3.
  

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I've got a couple of new magic items I need to add to this thread. I'll try to get around to adding them this week.
  

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Reply #57 - Oct 2nd, 2017 at 5:23pm
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I've been tinkering with a few more spells. If any of you are interested in checking them out, I can post them.
  

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Truth Tell: Attacks as Mind Control. The victim must save vs. C or is forced to truthfully answer any questions asked for the next hour. R=C. PR=7
Aura Reading: Allows the spell caster to see the target's aura, and determine whether a person, being, object, etc. is good, evil, or neutral. Good = White, Evil = Black, Neutral = Gray.
Aura of Fear: Attacks as Mind Control. The victim must save vs. C (d100) or run away in fear. Radius = C, PR=15.
True Sight: Reveals invisible persons, creatures, objects, and illusions, showing their true form R=C. PR=5
Spikes: Earthen spikes erupt out of the ground inflicting 1d8 points of damage to the target. Attacks as HTH. R=C. PR=2.
  

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Reply #60 - Oct 12th, 2017 at 4:30pm
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Have any of you tried these out in your games? If so, how'd they work? I'm looking for a bit of feedback so I can make adjustments to the writeups.
  

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Reply #61 - Oct 13th, 2017 at 8:49am
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No, but they don't look OP to me...
  
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Hammer wrote on Oct 13th, 2017 at 8:49am:
No, but they don't look OP to me...



If you do, let me know how they worked out.
  

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