Necromancy

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Necromancy
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Classification Voidal Magic
Energy Source Lillith - The Black Void
Casting Method Catalyst - Soul Gem
Additional Paths Soul-Destined · Death-Destined

Though many have heard the tales of Necromancy through fables, their parents read them, or the vast majority state that Necromancy is 'evil'. There has been not one soul that has been able to speak the truths of these tales. As old as time, throughout history, there has been a trail of a necromancer present. From graves being empty to bodies found reaped of life across Eden. These beings practice ancient magic to raise and summon the dead, to be able to kill with a flick of their finger. A power that rivals the Gods, and such, they are hunted by the people of Eden. Attacked, imprisoned, and executed; that would be the common occurrence if someone were to see a necromancer, and for a good reason. They are not people of compassion and are not ones to be underestimated.


History

Not much is known about the ancient voidal magic, although many believe it to have come around during the Age of fallen spires. An Ancient Necromancer is said to have sold his soul to a demon that gained him the power to manipulate death. Evidence can be found around Eden, which leaves traces of unholy mages, such as the ancient Khadun ruins. Graves are said to be robbed, and animals are believed to go missing when these mages are in the area. Throughout the ages, many would hunt for knowledge of the ancient voidal magic, yet there is not much to find. Either destroyed or hidden away for those to never find. But, through time, many theories of how Necromancy came to arise, and one stood out from the rest. The story stuck as it spoke of an Ancient Mage that traversed the realm, seeking eternal life to be lifted from the bounds of mortality. And while traversing, he wandered into a strange cave where a demon spoke to him. Offering him what he desired most; the power to raise the dead. And in return, his soul. Of course, the Ancient Mage thought about it before ultimately agreeing; to sell his soul to the demon. Through that Ancient Mage, generations of necromancers came, further selling their possessions to the demon, their soul, their eyesight, and in some cases, their firstborn child. But, no one truly knows the origins of Necromancy, as there is no official documentation on it.


Learning and Teaching

There is no way to learn Necromancy without a teacher. All present-day Necromancers had mentors that guided them through the process. If someone is lucky enough to find a mentor, they still have the grueling lessons. The first few days, the mentor will teach the apprentice the spells of necromancy, how to control voidal magic and how to manipulate souls. Once the mentor feels the apprentice is ready, the mentor shall guide the apprentice through a ritual to summon a Demon of Lillith. If the apprentice is deemed worthy by the Demon, through either selling their soul or selling another possession of theirs, the Demon will grant a small fraction of their power to the apprentice in the form of a gem known as a 'Voidal Fragment'.

Once the ritual is complete, the apprentice must 'nurture' the Voidal Fragment, learning to control it properly and use it as a catalyst. The higher the level, the harder it becomes to control the Voidal Fragment.

To reach level one, a teacher needs to have at least four sessions with their student, each being at least sixty minutes long. To obtain level two, the student must have another four lessons of sixty minutes. To finally reach level three and the ability to teach magic themselves, the students need to have another set of four sessions, each with a length of sixty minutes. Each day one session can be held by the teacher/be received by the student. After reaching level three, the student doesn't require additional sessions and will reach level four automatically after three weeks of self-studying the magic. Once level four is reached, the cooldown is renewed, and the mage will reach level five after an additional three weeks. After this, they get to join one of the houses of the Midnight Aristocracy


Level Increase Required Sessions Req. Session Length
Lvl 0 to Lvl 1 1 Session Event
Lvl 1 to Lvl 2 4 Sessions 60 Minutes
Lvl 2 to Lvl 3 4 Sessions 60 Minutes
Lvl 3 to Lvl 4 Self-Study 2 Weeks
Lvl 4 to Lvl 5 Self-Study 2 Weeks
Lvl 5 to Lvl 6 Self-Study 2 Weeks
Lvl 6 to Lvl 7 Self-Study 2 Weeks
Lvl 7 to Lvl 8 Self-Study 2 Weeks
Lvl 8 to Lvl 9 Self-Study 2 Weeks
Lvl 9 to Lvl 10 Self-Study 2 Weeks

After choosing a path, the spellcaster will automatically increase in level if they can show proof of self-study. The caster can level up once every 2 OOC weeks. This can be done throughout the whole tear

Bonding trials are still required to level up between each level, but spellcasters can request those themselves after they move on to self-studying.

Progression - Necromancy

Base Spell Progression

Level Unlocked Spells Abilities/Bonuses
Lvl 1 - Novice 2 lvl 1 spells. No spellcasting bonuses.
Lvl 2 - Spellweaver 3 lvl 1 spells. +1 spellcasting bonus
Lvl 3 - Wizard 4 lvl 1 spells, 2 lvl 2 spells +1 spellcasting bonus. The spellcaster unlocks the Souls Blessing ability.
Lvl 4 - Master Warlock 4 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells +1 spellcasting bonus
Lvl 5 - Arch Warlock 4 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells, 2 lvl 3 spells. +2 spellcasting bonus. The caster can now choose a path.

Progression - Soul-Destined

When a Soul-Destined Necromancer chooses to walk upon this path, they will stay in touch with their human side and focus mainly on perfecting the arts of resurrection and building their army of undead creatures. Soul-Destined Necromancers are weaker in combat but make up for it with their sheer number of helpers. These Necromancers usually work alone though some covens can be found with Soul-Destined Necromancers at the head of the organization.

Level Grimoire Slots Abilities/Bonuses
Lvl 1 - Raiser 4 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells, 3 lvl 3 spells. +2 spellcasting bonus.
Lvl 2 - Awakener 4 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells, 3 lvl 3 spells, 1 lvl 4 spell +2 spellcasting bonus.
Lvl 3 - Materialiser 4 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells, 3 lvl 3 spells, 2 lvl 4 spells +3 spellcasting bonus. The spellcaster unlocks the Fragmentation ability.
Lvl 4 - Summoner 4 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells, 3 lvl 3 spells, 3 lvl 4 spells, 1 lvl 5 spell +3 spellcasting bonus.
Lvl 5 - Enchanter 5 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells, 3 lvl 3 spells, 3 lvl 4 spells, 2 lvl 5 spells +4 spellcasting bonus.

Progression - Death-Destined

When a Death-Destined Necromancer chooses to walk upon this path, they will slowly lose the last remaining bit of their humanity, casting away what little remained of their original selves. The Necromancers that choose the Death-Destined path choose to enhance themselves with powerful voidal magics that can increase their lifespan, make them powerful foes in battle and incredibly difficult to kill. These casters will be seen scheming around with lesser Necromancers and start powerful covens with the Lich at their head. The more powerful the Necromancer grows, the closer they grow to casting away their body and becoming a Lich themselves.

Level Grimoire Slots Abilities/Bonuses
Lvl 1 - Executioner 4 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells, 3 lvl 3 spells. +2 spellcasting bonus.
Lvl 2 - Assassin 4 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells, 3 lvl 3 spells, 1 lvl 4 spell +2 spellcasting bonus.
Lvl 3 - Reaper 4 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells, 3 lvl 3 spells, 2 lvl 4 spells +3 spellcasting bonus. The spellcaster unlocks the Necromantic Resistance ability.
Lvl 4 - Lesser-Lich 4 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells, 3 lvl 3 spells, 3 lvl 4 spells, 1 lvl 5 spell +3 spellcasting bonus.
Lvl5 - Lich 5 lvl 1 spells, 3 lvl 2 spells, 3 lvl 3 spells, 3 lvl 4 spells, 2 lvl 5 spells +4 spellcasting bonus.

Limitations

The mage will carry their Voidal Fragment with them to cast spells. Some spells require using soul charges that are kept within the Voidal Fragment. To increase the charges of your Voidal Fragment, request an LM or GM.

Necromancers grow increasingly out of touch with their personality as they increase their level. Those who choose to follow the Death-Destined path will eventually lose all of their humanity. Souls are stored and necessary for the casting of certain spells.


Spells

Base Spells

Soul Consumption
The caster channels their fragment and stores the soul of a recently deceased being inside.
Level 1
Casting Value 8
Range 3 meters
Damage The caster holds out their Voidal Fragment and begins to suck up the soul of a recently deceased being within 3 meters of them.
Critical Failure The caster wastes their energy and fails to capture the soul successfully.
Critical Success The consumption is extra powerful, attracting another lingering soul in the area and filling up 2 slots.
Red Lines The spell can only be witnessed by voidal or elemental mages of level 6 and beyond. To add charges to the fragment, contact an LM or GM.
Blight
After the caster sacrifices a soul to their tear, a circle of corruption surrounds the spellcaster; any form of plant life dies in this circle. The area around the caster becomes filled with voidal energy. Anyone or anything that enters this aura feels their life force being drained from them.
Level 1
Casting Value 9
Range 5 meters
Damage Any entity inside the spell's range will start to experience a life drain of D3. The Target can move away on their next turn unless they become trapped by the Necromancer. The necromancer may target 1 player to be trapped if they are within the spell's range when cast. They will need to roll a D20 to escape if they are trapped. If they succeed in rolling a 10+, they are capable of escaping.
Critical Failure If the spell is a critical failure, the Necromancer will end up harming themselves by experiencing an energy drain, causing their next casting roll to be modified with -1.
Critical Success The blighted circle is now a dangerous area for anyone except the Necromancer, causing a critical hit on any enemy player entering the zone.
Red Lines This spell requires 1 soul to cast.

Lunarmancers can cleanse the blighted area.

Bone of Battle
A bone comes forth from the tear that floats around the caster, protecting them and attacking their enemies.
Level 1
Casting Value 12
Range 4 meters
Damage The bone can be used for two actions independent of the caster's action that round. After these actions, the bone disappears.

The bone can be used to protect the caster from an attack. This has to be done before the defense roll of the caster. The caster cannot use the bone if they lose the defense roll before attempting to use it.

The bone can be used to attack anyone within melee range. The bone becomes a sharp sword and does 2 damage. This hit is unblockable.

Critical Failure The bone crumbles as it comes into contact with Eden's atmosphere.
Critical Success The bone is of exceptional quality, allowing it to last for 3 actions instead of 2.
Red Lines Only one bone can be active by the caster at all times. The bone cannot use the same action more than 2 times in a row.
Lesser Reanimation
The caster sacrifices a soul to their tear and reanimates a small deceased animal. Be it a baby of any kind or a dog.
Level 1
Casting Value 10
Range Touch
Damage The caster can reanimate a small, dead animal with an intact body. The animal can fight for the caster doing 1 damage but dying indefinitely in return.
Critical Failure The small body of the deceased animal crumbles instead, causing it to deform so much the caster can't attempt to reanimate it again.
Critical Success The animal heals possible injuries it sustained during its life.
Red Lines This spell requires 1 soul to cast.

A maximum of 3 animals can be active at one time. To get an animal head, contact an LM or GM.

Skeletal Grasp
The caster shines their Fragment onto the feet of a target as small, sturdy skeletal hands sprout from the ground, binding anyone within 2 meters of the target.
Level 2
Casting Value 14
Range 10 meters
Damage The caster casts a spell on a target enemy. Skeletal hands start sprouting from the ground in a 3x3 radius around the caster. Anyone within this radius cannot perform a movement action for 2 rounds.

Using an action phrase, the targeted player can attempt to destroy the hands by rolling a D20 strength. Upon rolling a 12 or above, the player is freed.

Critical Failure The spell is a rebound, and a small pair of skeletal hands causes the caster to stumble. The caster is unable to act until the next round.
Critical Success The skeletal hands are so sturdy that an 18 or above roll is needed to break the hands.
Red Lines
Wall of Death
A mixture of undead parts are summoned from the tear and flow together into the shape of a wall that has moving arms all over it.
Level 2
Casting Value 12
Range 10 meters
Damage The caster summons a wall of undead arms that stretches in a 1-block thick, 5-block long, and 3-block high line that stays for D2+1 rounds.

Anyone who gets within touching range of this wall is grabbed and unable to move until the spell ends, or they get pulled out by another player. This will take an action turn of the helping player.

Players within touching range when the wall is cast can roll a D20 agility to dodge the wall. The roll has to be greater than the mage's casting roll.

Critical Failure Hands fly out of the tear but hit the caster in the back of the head. The caster loses focus, and the creation of the wall is stopped. The caster takes 1 damage.
Critical Success The wall stays for the maximum amount of rounds.
Red Lines Only one wall may be active at one time.
Rotting Injection
The caster concentrates their powers into their palm and shoots a bolt of death towards their target. Once hit, the target is plagued by a rotting curse that rots away at their skin.
Level 2
Casting Value 12
Range 15 meters
Damage The caster shoots a rotting bolt of death that deals D2 damage. If this spell afflicts a person, they will take 1 damage every round for 3 rounds and experience an uneasiness and itching pain unlike any other.
Critical Failure The rotting bolt explodes while charging in the hand of the caster, causing the hand to get affected, dealing 2 damage to the caster, and making them unable to use their hand for their next round.
Critical Success The bolt is exceedingly potent and deals D2+1 damage instead.
Red Lines
Spectral Weapon
The caster takes one soul from their Voidal Fragment and uses it to craft a weapon of their choosing. Those hit by the spectral weapon feel empty inside, and a little bit of their soul is chipped with every move.
Level 3
Casting Value 14
Range Self
Damage The caster may create any weapon following an existing profile.

The weapon stays for D5+3 rounds.

This weapon will act as any of those weapons would, but those hit by an attack will get a -1 in their attacking and defending rolls from that point onward. The effect stays for 3 rounds.

If someone is attacked 3 times with this weapon, they will experience a -2 in their attacking or defending rolls.

Critical Failure The soul use is lost, and the caster summons a small dining knife, dealing 1 damage per successful attack.
Critical Success The weapon stays for the maximum amount of rounds.
Red Lines Someone may not dual wield a soul weapon and a real weapon.

You may dual-wield a soul shield with a real weapon or a soul weapon with a real shield if that is allowed within the weapon profile.

Reanimate Dead
The caster sacrifices a soul to their tear and gains the power to reanimate the dead. If an intact body is found, it can be re-animated to look as if they were once more alive. A higher-level mage can even share their mind with the body and control it to some extent.
Level 3
Casting Value 15
Range Touch
Damage The caster touches a pile of bones or a completely intact body to re-animate the dead. This undead creature will follow the caster's commands but can only follow one command simultaneously.
Critical Failure The reanimation of the body goes wrong; an evil spirit enters and attacks the caster. After 2 rounds, the body deteriorates, and the caster cannot attempt to re-animate the body again.
Critical Success The body looks slightly more lifelike and less like an undead.
Red Lines This spell requires 1 soul to cast.

The re-animated corpse must stay near the caster or be influenced by the caster to stop decaying.

Voidal Breath of Life
The caster sends a soul into their tear and calls forth a resentful spirit, taking the form of a spectral gargoyle. The gargoyle is less powerful than its normal variant unless it can possess a nearby statue.
Level 4
Casting Value 17
Range 15 meters
Damage The caster calls forth a resentful spirit upon Eden. This spirit takes the form of a gargoyle that haunts the statues of Eden. The gargoyle is a weakened variant as it does not possess its statue form, though if there is a statue close by, it will possess this and use it as its body for 5 rounds.

The gargoyle will fight with its caster and move the turn after its caster. The caster will roll for the Gargoyle with a normal D20 and add the following bonuses:

Strength +1 Defense +2 Agility -2 Intelligence +1 HP 7

The gargoyle does unarmed attacks that deal 1 damage per successful attack.

If the gargoyle possesses a nearby statue, its HP raises to 15.

Critical Failure The gargoyle breaks free of the caster's control, turning against them and attacking the closest enemy. This will be the caster at first.
Critical Success A fully formed gargoyle will come through the void instead, already possessing a stone body.
Red Lines This spell requires 1 soul to cast.

Only one gargoyle spirit can be summoned at one time. The gargoyle will be unsummoned the moment the tear closes at all times.

Reaped Grounds
The caster sacrifices a soul to its tear and channels an abundance of energy within the ground, causing all the plant life to die in a very wide radius around the caster. The area becomes a voidal presence and starts corrupting everything within, sucking out all of the energy from within them.
Level 5
Casting Value 20
Range 20 meters
Damage In a 20-meter radius of the caster, the ground becomes a reaped paradise for voidal beings and a nightmarish place for those not of voidal origin. This area lasts for D5+3 rounds.

Voidal and undead creatures gain 3 hp while they're in this field and gain immunity to purification. The caster gains a +2 on their casting rolls.

Non-voidal creatures lose D2 HP per round in this area. Mounts will instantly drop their riders if they're caught within this area.

Critical Failure The caster sacrifices the soul to the tear, and energy fills their arm. The energy fills so fast that the caster cannot endure it, and the arm takes significant damage. The caster takes D2+2 damage and may lose their arm.
Critical Success The reaped grounds stay for the maximum amount of time.
Red Lines This spell requires 2 souls to cast.

Lunarmancy spells will only be effective if their level is equal to or higher than the caster's. Hallowed Grounds cannot cancel this spell but shrink it to a 10-meter radius from a 20-meter radius.

A Loremaster must be present for the casting of this spell.

Soul Destined Spells

Arise
The caster summons a singular undead enemy from the ground that fights for its master and obeys any commands the caster gives them.
Level 1
Casting Value 10
Range 2 meter
Damage The caster summons an undead creature, be it a skeleton or zombie, to help them in battle.

This creature will act after the caster's next turn with the following stats:

Str +1 Agi +0 Def -2 Inf - unusable.

HP: 3

Critical Failure The caster loses control over the creature, and it starts attacking the caster.
Critical Success The creature is slightly sturdier and has 5HP.
Red Lines The caster has a maximum of 3 soldiers that may be active at the same which were summoned with this spell.
Soul Chain
The casting creates a chain of energy that is locked to its target, making the target unable to move further away from the target.
Level 2
Casting Value 15
Range 15 meters
Damage The caster creates a chain that translucently sticks to the target's insides. The target can no longer move away from the caster as long as the chain is active.

The chain stays for D2+1 rounds and can be broken by any magic attack with a casting value of 15 or above.

Critical Failure The chain fails to manifest at all.
Critical Success The chain stays for the maximum of 3 rounds and cannot be broken.
Red Lines Only one target may be chained at the same time.
Spectral Steed
The caster uses a soul to call forth a spectral steed that they can ride to gain more movement speed. If a dead horse is nearby, the spiritual steed may possess this body instead.
Level 2
Casting Value 13
Range Self
Damage The caster sacrifices a soul to their tear and calls forth a spectral steed. The steed is in spiritual form and will last for D3+2 rounds.

If there is a dead horse within 4 meters of the caster, they can send the summoned specter to possess the dead body of the horse. This horse won’t decay if it is near the caster.

Critical Failure The spectral steed starts to form, but as the caster goes to sit on the steed, it returns to the tear causing the caster to fall and take D3 damage.
Critical Success The spectral version of the horse stays for the maximum amount of rounds. The reanimated version of the horse heals the wounds that are visible on it and looks more lifelike.
Red Lines This spell costs 1 soul to cast.

The steed can be targeted as any normal mount could.

Banshee's Calling
The caster summons forth a spectral banshee from their tear. This banshee is translucent and lets out terrifying sounds.
Level 3
Casting Value 16
Range Self
Damage The caster summons a spectral banshee from their tear that stays for D3+2 rounds.

The banshee acts on its own and attacks the closest target the caster considers an enemy.

The banshee has 2 attacks; the caster rolls a D10, and one of the attacks is chosen.

If the roll is a 1-8, the banshee uses its claws to perform a melee attack; if no one is in melee range, then the banshee doesn't attack.

If the roll is a 9-10, the banshee starts screaming. Anyone within 30 blocks must roll a D20 intelligence and an 11 or above to save their ears. Those who fail the roll will take D3 damage.

The Banshee has 6 HP

Critical Failure The caster attempts to call for the banshee spirit but instead only calls forth its scream, dealing D3 damage to the caster.
Critical Success The banshee stays for the maximum amount of time.
Red Lines Only 1 banshee can be spawned per necromancer at one time.
Soul Expulsion
The caster charges their power into their hand, grabs their target, and pulls them towards them. Curiously, only the target's soul is dragged along, slumping the body into a deep sleep.
Level 3
Casting Value 18
Range Touch
Damage The caster takes out a target's soul for 3 rounds, leaving them unable to do anything.

This soul can be used to cast a spell, returning the target's soul to their body and taking 2 damage in the process.

Critical Failure The soul expulsion fails, and the caster cannot act or defend in the next round.
Critical Success The target's soul is recycled and used twice before returning to the body; this deals 2D2 damage.
Red Lines If the soul is not used within 3 rounds, it returns to its original body taking only 1 damage.
The Rotting Dance
The caster summons forth an array of undead that rise from the ground in a manner alike to that of a dance. This undead will defend their master and attack anyone within melee range of the caster. Also offering up their bodies to block ranged attacks.
Level 4
Casting Value 18
Range Self
Damage The caster calls forth a D5+1 of basic undead creatures whose main objective is protecting their caster. The creatures will each do 1 unarmed attack to anyone within melee range of the caster.  

This creature will act after the caster's next turn with the following stats:

Str: +1 Def: -2 Agi: +0 Int: unusable.

HP: 3

Critical Failure Half of the creatures are summoned instead, and all start attacking the caster.
Critical Success The caster summons at least 1 high-grade undead warrior. This creature has +2 Str. +1 Def. +0 Agility and cannot use intelligence.
Red Lines This soul costs 2 souls to cast.
Voidal Presence
The caster charges their Voidal Relic and spreads the power of soul in 10 meters around them, creating a voidal blanket that envelops everything within the area. All the undead and voidal entities in the area will get empowered with the power of the soul.
Level 4
Casting Value 17
Range 10 meters
Damage The casters sacrifices 2 souls and boosts the offensive and defensive stats of their summons, themselves, and other voidal mages or beings for D5+3 rounds.  

All the undead get a +1 on their existing stats. They get a +2 boost in HP.

All the voidal entities will get a +3 in HP and +2 in intelligence. This includes voidal mages.

Critical Failure The souls used for the sacrifice were resentful towards the undead and caused the presence to have an adverse effect, dealing D3 damage to all undead creatures in the area and D4 to all voidal beings in the area.
Critical Success The spell lasts for the maximum amount of time.
Red Lines This spell costs 2 souls to cast.
Aspect of the Undead
Harnessing all of the Necromancer's total energy and linking with Lilith, they call upon the greatest undead within their power. The Undying Behemoth.A creature made from the bones of the dead and resurrected.
Level 5
Casting Value 20
Range Touch
Damage The Behemoth is considered a construct and is destructive. It is a gargantuan amalgamation of bones and rotting flesh that is held together by the power of souls. It stays for D4+4 rounds or until the caster unbinds it. It will stay behind the caster, moving with it in his shadow.

The Behemoth looks like a dragon's top half, made of bones and rotting flesh. The Behemoth has 25 HP and a few actions they can make.

Slash: The Behemoth slashes one of its arms across the field in front of the caster. Anyone in a 5-meter radius in front of the caster will be attacked and need to roll a D20 defense. If they do not roll 12 or higher otherwise, they take 4 damage.

Bite: The Behemoth looms over the caster and bites whoever is within 2 meters in front of the caster. The target will need to roll a D20 defense and a 14 or higher otherwise, they take 2D3 damage and get knocked back 4 meters.

Critical Failure The Behemoth peaks its head out of the tear and bites the caster, after which it returns to the tear. The caster takes 2D3 damage and is knocked out.
Critical Success The behemoth stays for the maximum amount of time.
Red Lines This spell costs 4 souls to cast.

A Loremaster is needed to cast this spell.

This spell may only be cast once every OOC week.

Death Destined Spells

Bone-Chilling
The caster focuses their energy on their eyes and looks a target in the eye. The target begins to shiver and feel cold for reasons they cannot fathom. The caster seems to grow and tower over the target in their vision, paralyzing them with fear.
Level 1
Casting Value 12
Range 15 meters
Damage The caster looks the target in the eye and causes them, great terror by creating an illusion in the target's mind. The target is stunned for D2+1 rounds and does not react to anything.
Critical Failure The caster surges too much power to their eyes, causing a minor headache and losing their turn.
Critical Success The fear lasts for the maximum amount of rounds.
Red Lines A paralyzed target cannot be forced to lose limbs or end combat prematurely.
Displeasant

 Dissonance

The caster holds their relic as it spurts out a purple, noxious gas within a big radius. Anyone, except the caster, in the gas will only be able to see a small distance. The smoke makes people feel uneasy. Some may even feel sick.
Level 2
Casting Value 8
Range 10 blocks
Damage This spell causes anyone within the gas to become nauseous after 2 rounds of combat. When this happens, the target will feel sick and get a -3 on any saving roll. Any spell the caster casts in this noxious gas will also increase effectiveness.

Every damaging spell will have 1 extra damage on the person targeted. While other people are in the smoke, their vision will be limited to 5 blocks in total

The spell lasts for D5 rounds unless blown away by the wind.

Critical Failure The spell fails, causing the caster themself to feel nauseous.
Critical Success The smoke, while inhaled, will deal 1 damage every 2 rounds.
Red Lines This spell uses one soul to cast.
Exo Skeleton
The caster creates a protective layer of bones around their body, following their normal bone structure. This exoskeleton helps the caster in defending and packing a punch.
Level 2
Casting Value 14
Range Self
Damage The caster has a strong exoskeleton surrounding their back, shoulders, arms, and chest. Granting them a +2 in strength rolls and a +3 in defense rolls. The exoskeleton has D5+3 HP and must be broken before any melee attacks can hit the caster. The exoskeleton does not block ranged attacks and magic attacks.
Critical Failure The exoskeleton pierces the caster as it grows around him, dealing 2 damage and not manifesting properly.
Critical Success The Exo skeleton has the maximum amount of HP.
Red Lines One cannot cast Exo skeleton while one already has the armor.
Rigor Mortis
The caster shoots out a warbling green paralyzing projectile that stuns a single target for a variable amount of rounds. During this time, the target is completely paralyzed and can't move, speak, or interact, but can still take damage as normal.
Level 3
Casting Value 15
Range 20 blocks
Damage The target is immediately paralyzed for D3+1 rounds upon getting hit with this spell. The projectile can be blocked as normal through Spell Defense or unbound entirely by another mage.

This spell can only hit one target at a time.

Critical Failure The projectile explodes within the caster's grasp, paralyzing them for 1 round.
Critical Success The target is paralyzed for D2+2 rounds instead.
Red Lines This projectile is completely physical and can't pass through walls or damage blocks.
Death Scythe
The caster grabs their gem and creates a massive scythe that can slash ranged attacks toward enemies. Once the slash has been dealt with, the targets will feel like their body has been cut into pieces.
Level 3
Casting Value 17
Range 10 blocks
Damage The caster creates a glowing purple scythe, made of souls, that will stay for D3+2 rounds. The scythe will release a death slash. The scythe'szs3 slash is 10 meters thick and 5 meters long. This slash deals D2 damage for each enemy in the slash to all enemies. If 3 enemies get hit, then the damage to all three is 3D2.
Critical Failure Instead, the caster slashed their own body and will take 3 damage.
Critical Success The slash sent out by the caster reverberates to them and deals the same amount of damage again to everyone that got hit by the slash before.
Red Lines This spell costs one soul to cast.
Petrifying Soul
The caster shines the purple gem onto a target and makes them transform. The target will turn to stone for a short period. The target will, after the transformation, fall apart onto the ground. After a little while, all pieces reassemble automatically, and the person will reappear, instantly feeling everything their body had just experienced.
Level 4
Casting Value 18
Range 5 blocks
Damage The caster lets a target fall apart for 3 rounds, in which the target cannot take any damage but can also not do anything. After the 3 rounds, the target reappears and takes D6 damage. During this time, the target can be moved.
Critical Failure Instead of making the target petrify, the mage petrifies their arm holding the gem for 3 rounds. This makes them unable to use that arm for the entire time.
Critical Success After the spell ends, the target will feel extra pain, gaining an extra 2 damage.
Red Lines This spell costs two souls to cast.

This spell cannot be used on 1 target more than 1 time a day.

Death's Embrace
The mage grabs a target by the face and starts draining their soul from their facial orifices. The amount of soul taken from the target causes slight nourishment of the caster.
Level 4
Casting Value 18
Range Touch
Damage The mage grabs the target by the face and starts draining their soul. Once the draining starts, the caster gets a +3 in defense but cannot use any other spells, actions, or abilities. They can only defend.

The draining does not end until the target or their ally manages to make a successful blow against the caster. Or the caster stops the draining.

Each round that the caster is holding the face of the target deals 2 damage to the target. The caster heals half of the damage it has inflicted at the end of its spell.

Critical Failure The target's soul is too strong for the caster to influence, firing back at the caster and dealing D3+2 damage to the caster.
Critical Success The caster gets a +5 in their defense as long as the spell is active.
Red Lines The caster can only roll defense rolls while they're in draining mode.
Death Manifestation
The caster ascends to become Elder Lich and grants Death to those who stand in their way. The Elder Lich is fully in tune with the voidal energy that envelops them.
Level 5
Casting Value 20
Range Self
Damage The caster becomes an Elder Lich for D5+3 rounds. Wherever the caster walks, blight affects a 3x3 area surrounding the caster at all times.

Soul consumption for spells is stopped, and those spells can be cast without using souls while the spell is active.

The caster cannot die while this spell is active, always activating their Necromantic Resistance ability if they dip below 1 HP.

Critical Failure The caster attempts to ascend to elder lichhood but is punished by the realms. The caster feels his body imploding from the inside and takes 5 damage. The caster is knocked unconscious.
Critical Success The spell stays for the maximum amount of time.
Red Lines This spell costs 5 souls to cast.

This spell can only be cast once every OOC week.

A loremaster has to be present for the casting of this spell.

Additional Abilities

Souls Blessing (Necromancy)
The caster takes a soul from their Relic and uses it to increase the life force of their target. The soul will be depleted but the target will feel vigorous again. The caster touches their target with their relic and transfers a soul into their body. The soul heals the target for D3 HP and stops any status effects affecting them. This spell can also be used on oneself.
Range Touch
Effect The caster touches their target with their relic and transfers a soul into their body. The soul heals the target for D3 HP and stops any status effects affecting them. This spell can also be used on oneself.
Red Lines This ability costs a soul use to activate.

This ability has a delay of 2 rounds.


Fragmentation (Soul-Destined)
The mage can use a soul charge in their fragment to instill a soul into one of their summoned or reanimated creatures. Allowing it to speak, think and converse.
Range 10 meters
Effect The mage uses a soul charge to fill an empty undead body. The body suddenly can speak, converse and think for itself. The mage may use environmental emotes to talk for their summon.
Red Lines This ability costs a soul charge to use.


Necromantic Resistance (Death-Destined)
The caster begins to change their bodily constitution to that of an undead, voidal being. Becoming extremely persistent and hard to deal with.
Range Self
Effect The caster knows a considerable amount about death and can use this knowledge to prevent their own in times of hardship. When the caster drops to 0 HP, they use this ability to go back up to 1 HP. They can only use this ability once per 3 OOC days.
Red Lines A soul charge is used to perform this ability. If no soul charges are left, the ability fails.




Magic
Elemental Magic Pyromancy · Aquamancy · Aeromancy · Geomancy
Voidal Magic Hemomancy · Necromancy
Other Magic Currently None