Magic.spells.special is a skill which affects various miscellaneous wizard and witch commands.
There are several things which can tm this skill, and which improve in some fashion at higher levels.
A witch's level in this skill determines how much witchy paraphernalia she needs in order to circle.
Higher levels in this skill improve the accuracy of information from using focus tea.
This skill determines whether you can keep scrolls from escaping.
Attempting to capture escaped spells uses this skill.
Attempting to educe a spell or trick from a hag stone uses this skill.
The head space available to a magic user is their bonus in this skill, plus 30.
The ability to safely store and retrieve a staff elsewhere (see Crondor's Marvellous Sequestration) depends on this skill. Low levels may cause minor damage, loss of the staff or loss of an arm.
The following groups have this skill as a primary:
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