Wall of Thorns (640)

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Wall of Thorns (640)
Mnemonic [WALLTHORNS]
Base Duration 1200 sec
Added Duration 60 sec per Ranger Base ranks
Span Stackable
Defensive Magic  
Subtype Combination 
Defensive Strength +20 
Enhancement Blocking 
Availability Self-cast 
Ranger Base Spells
Natural Colors (601) Defensive
Resist Elements (602) Defensive
Foraging (603) Utility
Skinning (604) Utility
Whispering Willow (605) Utility
Phoen's Strength (606) Offensive
Sounds (607) Attack
Camouflage (608) Offensive
Sun Burst (609) Attack
Tangle Weed (610) Attack
Mass Colors (611) Defensive
Breeze (612) Utility
Self Control (613) Defensive
Imbue (614) Utility
Call Swarm (615) Attack
Spike Thorn (616) Attack
Sneaking (617) Utility
Mobility (618) Defensive
Mass Calm (619) Attack
Resist Nature (620) Utility
Nature's Touch (625) Defensive
Animal Companion (630) Utility
Nature's Fury (635) Attack
Wall of Thorns (640) Defensive
Assume Aspect (650) Utility


Wall of Thorns creates a wall of living thorns around the caster, providing a +20 DS bonus, and granting a 20% chance of the thorns blocking an incoming attack completely, as well as a 25% chance of poisoning the attacker on a successful block. The chances to block incoming attacks and poison the attacker are modifiable only in combination with donning the porcupine aspect of Assume Aspect (650), which may be further increased with training in Spiritual Lore, Summoning.

Messaging

Start
You are surrounded by a writhing barrier of sharp thorns.
End
You seem to lose the thorny barrier that surrounds you.
Blocking an incoming attack
The thorny barrier surrounding you blocks the attack from the triton radical!
The thorny barrier surrounding the giant ranger blocks your attack!
Blocking an incoming attack and poisoning the attacker
The thorny barrier surrounding you blocks the attack from the triton radical!
One of the vines surrounding you lashes out at the triton radical, scraping a thorn across her body! The triton radical flinches slightly.
The thorny barrier surrounding the orc ranger blocks your attack!
One of the vines surrouding lashes out at you, driving a thorn into your skin! You feel poison coursing through your veins.

Poison Messaging Progression

Affect Messaging
Minus 20 to AS You begin to feel a strange fatigue, spreading throughout your body.
Minus 40 to AS The strange lassitude is growing worse, making it difficult to keep up with any strenuous activities.
Slow effect You find yourself gradually slowing down, your muscles trembling with fatigue.
Increased slow effect It's getting increasingly difficult to move. It feels almost as if the air itself is growing thick as molasses.
Unconscious/Immobile No longer able to fight this odd paralysis, you collapse to the ground, as limp as an old washrag.

Poison Wearing Off

With a shaky gasp and trembling muscles, you regain at least some small ability to move, however slowly.

Although you can't seem to move as quickly as you usually can, you're feeling better than you were just moments ago

Fine coordination is difficult, but at least you can move at something close to your normal speed again.

While you're still a bit shaky, your muscles are responding better than they were.

Your body begins to respond normally again.


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