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Questions tagged [spells]

For questions about specific manifestations of magic that can be generically called "spells". Use the [magic] tag for more generic questions about magic.

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Do multiple Obvious Techniques reduce the AP of a spell multiple times?

In Barbarians of Lemuria, the Arcane Power [AP] cost of a spell can be reduced by adding requirements, such as a special item, line of sight, or obvious technique. On page 49 we have: Obvious ...
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Is there a 4e ritual or effect similar to Silence in 3.5 and 5e?

Silence in 4e is a ritual and described as a "ward against eavesdropping" that stops noise from escaping an area, whereas the other versions stop noise from being produced and can be used to stop ...
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What is the casting time of an extended spell imbued into an item?

There is no restriction on the casting time of spells that you can imbue into an item with Prime 3. For permanently active effects this is not a problem, but in the case of conditional powers I am ...
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When a spell specifies two possible resistances, how is one chosen?

As per title. For instance, the spell Create Memories specifies Resisting the spell requires beating a MR or PsR check with a Difficulty of 100. Who determines which check is made, and how do ...
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Does gaining an extra domain increase a wizard's spell slots?

Complete Divine on Extra Domains says that when a creature that casts arcane spells gains a domain then If she is a spellcaster who keeps a spellbook as a wizard does, then she must find or ...
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If you target a Sheele in Soul Form with the Fuse spell, can you affect its maintenance cost?

As per the title. The current party I am in has a spellcaster with the Fuse spell (me), a Ki/Nemesis user (also me), and a summoner who has a Sheele with Soul Form (someone else). We are currently ...
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Astral Projection in Ars Magica

I have been trying to work out how to build a spell, or invested device, to allow my Ars Magica Magus to astrally project, but been finding it difficult. As a Mentem specialist, and I would like them ...
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With Form Of A Beast, if you use Strength Of A Bear, what damage do your attacks do?

The 2D20 Conan spell Form Of A Beast says that you "gain a Natural attack of 4 dice", but in the various iterations of the spell (such as Strength Of A Bear and Body Of A Wolf), it says you "gain its ...