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

The caster uses his or her spiritual powers to influence the surrounding spirits to provide additional physical protection. This defensive bonus provides a +10 to Defensive Strength (Melee and Ranged DS) for 20 minutes.

When selfcast, Spirit Shield's effects increase with training, providing an additional +1 DS for every three ranks over 2 known in the Major Spiritual Circle. Due to the increasing defensive effects of this spell, the mana cost is a base of 2 MP, +1 MP for every 3 DS over 10. The self-cast duration is extended by 1 minute per every Major Spiritual rank over 2, and is cumulative with repeated casts. Overtraining in Major Spiritual spell ranks does not yield additional bonus past the caster's level.

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

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)