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Category: Sorcerers
Topic: Sorcerer Spells
Message #: 2989
Author: GS4-ESTILD
Date: 07/21/2015 02:32 PM EDT
Subject: HSN: Pestilence (716) Released! on
Pestilence (716) is a new spell. When cast, the sorcerer creates a sickly miasmal aura around them self. All creatures that attack the sorcerer have a chance to contract the potentially deadly pestilence that flows through it. Upon attacking the sorcerer, there is a base 25% chance that the aura will reactively fire on the attacker, using a hidden CS roll. If the aura's attack hits, the attacker will take immediate rot damage (disintegrate), along with some disease damage (disintegrate) over time.

GameMaster Estild

Category: Sorcerers
Topic: Sorcerer Spells
Message #: 2990
Author: GS4-ESTILD
Date: 07/21/2015 02:32 PM EDT
Subject: HSN: Pestilence (716) Released! on

And here are some specifics about the spell:

  • The spell has a standard spell duration (1200 seconds + 60 seconds per spell rank) and a set number of charges. The base is 5 charges, increasing by +1 per seed 9 summation of Sorcererous Lore, Necromancy. Once all charges are used up, the self-cast spell fades.
  • Necromancy lore also increases the base chance for the reactive attack by 2 * seed 9 summation.
  • The spell can be cast directly at a creature or player to attempt to instantly infect them.
  • If the target has Disease Resistance (104) active, they get a second chance to ward the spell.
  • UnDisease (113) will remove the offensive effect when active on a target.
  • If cast at food, it will instantly spoil it.
  • The DoT effect lasts for 1-10 rounds, determined by the warding margin / 10.
  • Each round triggers every 6 seconds and deals concussion damage based upon how many rounds the effect will last along with a weak disintegrate crit. The former starts strong and gets weaker over time.
  • Due to sorcery being a hybrid of elemental and spiritual magic, the disease can affect undead.
  • The reactive flare will not trigger if the target is already infected, but the spell can still be directly cast for the initial damage.

GameMaster Estild