Spirit Shield (202)

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Spirit Shield (202)
Mnemonic [SSHIELD]
Base Duration 1200 sec
Added Duration +60 sec per rank
Span Self-cast: Stackable
Others: Refreshable
Defensive Magic  
Subtype DS (all) 
Defensive Strength +10 (all) + special 
Availability All 
Major Spiritual Spells
Calm (201) Attack
Spirit Shield (202) Defensive
Manna (203) Utility
Unpresence (204) Utility
Light (205) Utility
Tend Lore (206) Utility
Purify Air (207) Defensive
Living Spell (208) Utility
Untrammel (209) Utility
Silence (210) Attack
Bravery (211) Offensive
Interference (212) Attack
Minor Sanctuary (213) Utility
Bind (214) Attack
Heroism (215) Offensive
Frenzy (216) Attack
Mass Interference (217) Attack
Spirit Servant (218) Utility
Spell Shield (219) Defensive
Major Sanctuary (220) Utility
Transference (225) Utility
Spiritual Abolition (230) Attack
Spirit Slayer (240) Offensive

Spirit Shield is a defensive enhancement spell wherein the caster uses his or her spiritual powers to influence the surrounding spirits to provide additional physical protection. It provides:

For each rank of Major Spiritual spells known:

  • the duration of the spell is extended by 60 seconds from its base 1200 second duration when selfcast.
  • the DS bonus is increased by +1 for every 3 ranks known over 202.

The mana cost also increases by +1 for every 9 Major Spiritual Base ranks known over 202. (or +1 per 3 DS over 10 DS)

When Spirit Shield is cast on others, the DS bonus is a flat +10, costs 2 mana and the duration is not cumulative; it is refreshable.


The DS bonus is capped at the caster's level.

DS increase = [10 + ((Major Spiritual Spell Ranks - 2) ÷ 3)]

The DS bonus at 100 spell ranks is 66.


Spirit Shield is commonly known as "dims" for its visual effect.

Messaging

Cast A dim aura surrounds you.
Expiration The dim aura fades from around you.

Alchemy Recipe

A dimly glowing golden potion
  1. Add water
  2. Add 2 doses of valerian root
  3. Simmer
  4. Add 2 doses of wight skin from arch wights
  5. Boil
  6. Add powdered yellow sapphire
  7. Chant Spirit Shield (202)