Mindward (1208)

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Mindward (1208)
Mnemonic [MINDWARD]
Base Duration 1200 seconds
Added Duration 60 sec/rank of
Minor Mental
Span Cumulative
Defensive Magic  
Subtype TD 
Target Defense +20 base,
+40 max 
Availability Max +40 Self Cast;
Max +20 on others 
Minor Mental Spells
Force Orb (1201) Attack
Iron Skin (1202) Defensive
Powersink (1203) Attack
Foresight (1204) Defensive
Soothing Word (1205) Utility
Telekinesis (1206) Attack
Force Projection (1207) Attack
Mindward (1208) Defensive
Dragonclaw (1209) Offensive
Thought Lash (1210) Attack
Confusion (1211) Attack
Shroud of Deception (1212) Utility
Mind over Body (1213) Utility
Brace (1214) Defensive
Blink (1215) Defensive
Focus Barrier (1216) Defensive
Vision (1217) Utility
Mental Dispel (1218) Utility
Vertigo (1219) Attack
Premonition (1220) Defensive
Mindwipe (1225) Attack
Provoke (1235) Utility

Mindward protects from mental warding spells.

The bonus is +20 Mental Target Defense (MTD) + 1 MTD for every 2 Minor Mental spell ranks beyond 8, with a maximum bonus of +40. With the increase in defense comes an increase in mana cost; 8 base mana +1 for every 2 additional MTD bonus gained. Overtraining in Minor Mental spell ranks does not yield additional bonus past the caster's level.

When Mindward is cast upon others, the bonus is a flat +20 MTD with a cost of 8 mana.

Spell Messaging

Initial Cast:

pre 1208
You fold your hands and deeply intone a sonorous mantra, focusing your mind upon the Mindward spell...
Your spell is ready.
>cast
You gesture.
You feel your forehead pulse as your mind hardens to deter invading thoughts.

Wearing Off:

You feel your forehead pulse as your mind relaxes.

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