Natural Colors (601)

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Natural Colors (601)
Mnemonic [NTRCOLOR]
Base Duration 600 sec
Added Duration + 20 sec per rank
Span stackable
Combat Magic - Defense Enhancement
Type DS(all)
Availability Self-cast
Defensive Strength +10, special (all)
Utility Magic - Skill Bonus
Skills Affected Stalking and Hiding
Ranger Base Spells
Natural Colors (601) Defensive
Resist Elements (602) Defensive
Wild Entropy (603) Attack
Nature's Bounty (604) Utility
Barkskin (605) Defensive
Phoen's Strength (606) Offensive
Sounds (607) Attack
Camouflage (608) Offensive
Sun Burst (609) Attack
Tangle Weed (610) Attack
Moonbeam (611) Attack
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

This spell attunes the target with their surroundings, making him or her more difficult to see, and correspondingly more difficult to attack, giving the caster +10 to their Defense strength. This bonus includes melee, ranged, and bolt DS.

The target also receives a hiding bonus in natural terrains (not hard/flat or in town). This bonus is increased by training in the Ranger Base spell circle. Casting the Sneaking (617) spell in conjuction with this spell provides a higher hiding bonus than when using Natural Colors alone. Other stealth activities, such as STALKing, remaining unseen while hidden, and unhiding unseen are also easier while this spell is in effect.

Training in Spiritual Lore, Blessings provides an additional bonus to the roll bonus for stealth activities at the first rank, at seed 1 of the summation chart. Another benefit of the Blessings Lore skill is a DS bonus at seed 5 of the summation chart.

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