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'''Spiritual''' magic is a type of magic that deals with summoning spirits of different types to accomplish the desired effect. The following professions have access to spiritual magic:
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'''Spiritual magic''' is the [[sphere]] of [[magic]] which harnesses the power of the [[Arkati]], and other lesser spirits. Spiritual magic wielders shape the inherent power of various deities to perform their magic, typically without direct influence from the higher force. Spiritual magic is the most prolific type; practied by 5/8 of the magical [[profession]]s.  Weapons imbued with certain spiritual magic can have especially devastating effects on the [[undead]].
  
*[[Cleric|Clerics]] focus exclusively on Spiritual magic, with access to both the [[Major Spiritual]] and [[Minor Spiritual]] spell circles, and the [[Cleric Base]] magic is also considered spiritual.
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The following professions have access to spiritual magic:
*[[Empath|Empaths]] are considered Spiritual and Mental hybrids, but have access to both the Major and Minor Spiritual spell circles.
 
*[[Sorcerer|Sorcerers]], [[Ranger|Rangers]], [[Paladin|Paladins]], [[Rogue|Rogues]], and [[Warrior|Warriors]] all have access to the Minor Spiritual spell circle.
 
  
==Trivia==
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*[[Cleric]]s are the only [[pure]] profession concerned exclusively with spiritual magic. Their [[Cleric Base]] spell circle is spiritual in nature, and can even enable them to [[Prayer of Communion (330)|commune directly]] with the Arkati. They also have access to both the [[Major Spiritual|Major]] and [[Minor Spiritual]] spell circles.
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*[[Paladin]]s are also exclusively spiritual magic users, though they are [[semi]]s. Their [[Paladin Base]] draws heavily on their spiritual connectivity, and they also have access to the Minor Spiritual spell circle.
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*[[Ranger]]s are another semi profession with exclusively spiritual magic. Their [[Ranger Base]] spell circle is spiritually powered, and they also have access to the Minor Spiritual circle.
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*[[Empath]]s, though spiritual/[[Mental magic|mental]] [[hybrid]]s, possess access to both Major, and Minor Spiritual spell circles.
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*[[Sorcerer]]s are also hybrid users of spiritual magic. Their [[Sorcerer Base]] circle is a hybrid of [[Elemental magic|elemental]], and spiritual magic. They also have access to the Minor Spiritual spell circle.
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*[[Monk]]s, [[Rogue]]s, and [[Warrior]]s, are all [[square]] professions able to learn spells in the Minor Spiritual circle.
  
There are at least thirty spell circles that concern spiritual magic.
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==See Also==
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*[[Spiritual Lore]]
  
 
[[Category:Magic]]
 
[[Category:Magic]]

Revision as of 13:43, 7 June 2013

Spiritual magic is the sphere of magic which harnesses the power of the Arkati, and other lesser spirits. Spiritual magic wielders shape the inherent power of various deities to perform their magic, typically without direct influence from the higher force. Spiritual magic is the most prolific type; practied by 5/8 of the magical professions. Weapons imbued with certain spiritual magic can have especially devastating effects on the undead.

The following professions have access to spiritual magic:

  • Clerics are the only pure profession concerned exclusively with spiritual magic. Their Cleric Base spell circle is spiritual in nature, and can even enable them to commune directly with the Arkati. They also have access to both the Major and Minor Spiritual spell circles.
  • Paladins are also exclusively spiritual magic users, though they are semis. Their Paladin Base draws heavily on their spiritual connectivity, and they also have access to the Minor Spiritual spell circle.
  • Rangers are another semi profession with exclusively spiritual magic. Their Ranger Base spell circle is spiritually powered, and they also have access to the Minor Spiritual circle.
  • Empaths, though spiritual/mental hybrids, possess access to both Major, and Minor Spiritual spell circles.
  • Sorcerers are also hybrid users of spiritual magic. Their Sorcerer Base circle is a hybrid of elemental, and spiritual magic. They also have access to the Minor Spiritual spell circle.
  • Monks, Rogues, and Warriors, are all square professions able to learn spells in the Minor Spiritual circle.


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