Nargl'frob's Empyrean Spear

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Nargl'frob's Empyrean Spear
Spell information
Nickname nes
Guild Wizards
Type Offensive
Description Calls down the lightning to strike a living thing.
GP cost 60
Mind space 45
Thaums 9
Components lightable torch (consumed)
Tome Weather Magick

Nargl'frob's Empyrean Spear is an offensive spell requiring a lightable torch. This spell calls down a bolt of lightning on a single target. Holding any metal object[1] during the casting will result in a backfire, causing severe damage to the caster. Instant death is common on both parts.

Effects

Casting

This spell costs 60 GP to cast, and takes up 45 units of mind space. It is cast on a living thing. This spell is pk-checked.

Skills

Spellcheck results
Scale      
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air            
 
       
fire            
 
       
earth            
 
       
evoking            
 
       

The following skills are used in the stages of this spell:

Components

A lightable torch (consumed).

Casting messages

Casting
You prepare to cast Nargl'frob's Empyrean Spear on the suave young fighter.
You think of a damp, dark cave.
You dream of bats. 
You hurl the torch straight up into the air. 
You wiggle your toes to get a good ground. 
You loudly exclaim: Let there be light!
Success
A bolt of lightning arrives from above, washes through your body and leaps off towards the suave young fighter. 
The bolt smashes into the suave young fighter. Greasy smoke curls away from her feet.
The bolt burns a hole straight through the money grabbing banker.  You can see right through!
To others
Moondog d'grolschdrinker stands still and thinks.
Moondog d'grolschdrinker flaps his arms and moves about while beeping.
Moondog d'grolschdrinker hurls a torch straight up into the air.
Moondog d'grolschdrinker shuffles his feet.
Moondog d'grolschdrinker exclaims in Agatean: Let there be light!
A bolt of lightning arrives from above, washes through Moondog d'grolschdrinker and leaps off towards the suave young fighter.
The bolt smashes into the suave young fighter.  Greasy smoke curls away from her feet.

Footnotes

  1. This was changed in February of 2010 ; previously backfires would occur if the caster held an object that used sharp or piercing attacks, regardless of material.

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