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==Messaging==
 
==Messaging==
When casting this spell, the messaging will be different depending upon the caster's aligned deity.
 
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You gesture.
 
You gesture.
You rest your hand atop your banded onyx key symbol. The edges of your hand go black, and from the core of the symbol shines a golden light. The effect is not unlike light through a keyhole.
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''This cast message changes based upon your CONVERT status. See table below.''
 
Cast Roundtime 3 Seconds.
 
Cast Roundtime 3 Seconds.
  
 
>chant symbol
 
>chant symbol
You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your banded onyx key symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel the eternal watchfulness of Lorminstra staring through your eyes.
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Warding failed!
 
Warding failed!
 
A calm washes over a giant rat.
 
A calm washes over a giant rat.
The divine power suffusing your actions wanes, leaving you bereft of Lorminstra's aid.
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Cast Roundtime 3 Seconds.
 
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Latest revision as of 12:03, 28 March 2021

Symbol of the Proselyte (340)
Mnemonic [SYMBOL]
Base Duration 3 charges
Added Duration 1 charge per (SL, Blessings skill/50)
Span Refreshable
Offensive Magic - Enhancement  
Subtype Spiritual CS / Bolt AS 
Enhancement +5 Spiritual CS/Bolt AS + Special 
Availability All 
Cleric Base Spells
Prayer of Holding (301) Attack
Smite/Bane (302) Attack
Prayer of Protection (303) Defensive
Bless (304) Offensive
Preservation (305) Utility
Holy Bolt (306) Attack
Benediction (307) Defensive
Well of Life (308) Utility
Condemn (309) Attack
Warding Sphere (310) Defensive
Blind (311) Attack
Fervent Reproach (312) Attack
Prayer (313) Defensive
Relieve Burden (314) Utility
Remove Curse (315) Utility
Censure (316) Attack
Divine Fury (317) Attack
Raise Dead (318) Utility
Soul Ward (319) Defensive
Ethereal Censer (320) Attack
Holy Receptacle (325) Utility
Prayer of Communion (330) Utility
Divine Wrath (335) Attack
Symbol of the Proselyte (340) Offensive
Miracle (350) Utility

Symbol of the Proselyte is a tool for clerics to convert new followers to their flock and to punish the unrepentant. By using a portion of their spirit, a cleric is able to imbue (add charges to) a holy symbol with the blessing of their patron arkati (for the purpose of this article, the cleric who made the symbol is referred to as the "creator"). The symbol can then be worn and activated via CHANT {item} to impart a bonus to the user's next attack spell. Symbols can also be refreshed with additional charges by casting at the symbol again.

The bonus to spiritual casting strength (CS) or bolt attack strength (AS) is:

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If the attack is made against a target of the symbol creator's opposing alignment, an additional bonus equal to the creator's trunc(Wisdom (WIS) bonus ÷ 3) is applied (e.g., the Wisdom bonus is activated with Lorminstra symbols for attacks against the undead). Generally, the bonus applies to Liabo-aligned deity symbols with attacks against undead targets and Lornon-aligned with attacks vs living targets.

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Also, when an attack is made, it will have a Truehand effect. The use of the symbols is available to ALL characters. Each use of CHANT will deplete 1 charge from the symbol.

Training in Spiritual Lore, Blessings can add additional charges to the 3 base charges imbued into the holy symbol.

Clerics, and paladins, may APPRAISE a symbol to determine if it is a valid holy symbol. Casting 340 at a symbol will attempt to convert it.

Example

A Lorminstra cleric with an 18 INF bonus and 25 WIS bonus imbues a holy symbol with spell 340. She then chants<symbol> and casts spell Smite (302) at a ghostly pooka (undead). The bonus to her casting strength would be:

(5 + trunc(INF bonus 18/2) + trunc(WIS bonus 25/3) = +22 CS

She would also receive the 50 + d50 Truehand effect to the endroll.

If she had cast Holy Bolt (306) at a great black boar (living) she would lose the WIS bonus benefit and her bolt bonus would be:

5 + (INF bonus 18/2) = +14 AS, while still having the Truehand effect.

Holy Symbols

Clerics are able to create unlimited holy symbols of their deity at DragonSpine Fane, which can be reached via the Ancient Passage in Zul Logoth. Look for the large and jagged crack in the Marcasite Tunnel. These symbols can then be blessed and handed out in an attempt to convert new followers to the fold. Clerics who have selected OTHER as their chosen deity can obtain symbols at the unnamed obelisk in the Chamber of the Grey.

The INF and WIS bonuses are based on the stats of the cleric who imbues the symbol with spell 340. If the cleric has enhanced INF and/or WIS stats when the spell is cast, then the enhanced stats are used to calculate the CS/AS bonus.

Each cast of the spell costs 40 mana and 2 spirit points to imbue a symbol. It is strongly recommended that the creator check their mana and spirit status via HEALTH prior to casting the spell to prevent nerve damage or spirit death.

Existing items may be turned into holy symbols at special merchants.

Restrictions
  • Holy symbols can only be dedicated to a single deity.
  • A holy symbol must be attuned to the cleric's deity (CONVERT command) for the spell to take effect.
  • The symbol MUST BE WORN in order to activate the bonuses with the CHANT command.
  • Once the CHANT<ITEM NOUN> command has been initiated, the player will have 30 seconds to cast a spell at their target.
  • Although there are no restrictions to how quickly the charges from a symbol can be used, once a symbol is activated via CHANT, a user becomes attuned to it for ten minutes. This prevents them from using any other holy symbol (for the same effect) for that duration.

Note: A symbol that is in use may be recharged or refreshed and will not be affected by the 10 minute timer.

Lore Benefit

Training in Spiritual Lore, Blessings will add additional charges when the spell is successfully cast at an appropriate item. With 50 Blessings Lore skill (10 ranks), the item will have 4 total charges (the initial 3 plus 1 bonus charge).

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Spiritual Lore, Blessings ranks 0 10 24 50 100 150 200 250
Total charges 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
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Spell Circles

The following spiritual based spell circles receive the full benefits from 340:

The following hybrid spiritual spell circles receive half benefits from 340:

  • Sorcerer Base - Sorcerers are considered to be spiritualist hybrids.

The following elemental based spell circles will only receive the Truehand effect:

Truehand Effect

Similar to the CMAN Truehand, a benefit of this spell is that it changes the standard attack d100 roll to a (+50 + d50) roll. This ensures that the endroll outcome will be 25 points higher, on average, than the normal d100 roll.

  • d100 average outcome = 50.5 with a 1%, CS spell, fumble rate
  • +50 + d50 average outcome = 75.5 (0% fumble rate)

Although elementalists do not get the +5 CS or INF bonus to their warding attacks, they still receive the Truehand effect when using a symbol.

Example:

This example demonstrates the average difference in the endroll outcome between a d100 roll and a +50 + d50 roll.

CS: +360 - TD: +257 + CvA: +20 + d100: +50 == +173
CS: +360 - TD: +257 + CvA: +20 + 50 + d50: +25 == +198
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Messaging

>prep 340
You raise your hand while murmuring a soft orison, focusing on the Symbol of the Proselyte spell...
Your spell is ready.
>cast
You gesture.
This cast message changes based upon your CONVERT status. See table below.
Cast Roundtime 3 Seconds.

>chant symbol
This chant message changes based upon your CONVERT status. See table below.

>incant 201
You trace a sign while beseeching the spirits to empower you with the Calm spell...
Your spell is ready.
You gesture at a giant rat.
CS: +344 - TD: +3 + CvA: +25 + 50 + d50: +29 == +445
Warding failed!
A calm washes over a giant rat.
The divine power suffusing your actions wanes, leaving you bereft of <Arkati/Spirit>'s aid.
Cast Roundtime 3 Seconds.


When casting this spell, the messaging will be different depending upon the caster's CONVERT-chosen deity, except with the rare exception Well of Life (308) where it instead detects the target's deity. Expand the chart below to see all known possibilities. Any missing information can be added at the deity messaging page.

Arkati/Spirit Messaging
Pantheon of Liabo
Charl
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your Charl symbol. A roiling wave of light crashes over your hand, and the symbol, bathing both in a wash of blue and green.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your emerald trident talisman. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your talisman pulses once and you feel the power of Charl gathering within you like a storm.
Cholen
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[Chant]
Eonak
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[Chant]
Imaera
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your amber doe talisman. A glow grows, slowly but surely, and both your hand and the talisman are bathed in a fresh green light, the color of unfurling leaves.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your amber doe talisman. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your talisman pulses once and you feel the generative power of Imaera growing within you.
Jastev
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[Chant]
Kai
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[Chant]
Koar
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[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your crown symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel the might of Koar overtake you.
Lorminstra
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your banded onyx key symbol. The edges of your hand go black, and from the core of the symbol shines a golden light. The effect is not unlike light through a keyhole.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your banded onyx key symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel the eternal watchfulness of Lorminstra staring through your eyes.
Lumnis
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[Chant]
Oleani
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your ruby heart symbol. Within the symbol, a roseate light blooms, growing to cover your entire hand.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your ruby heart symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel the warmth of Oleani's love within you.
Phoen
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[Chant]
Ronan
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your ebony symbol of Ronan. A shadow falls over your hand, and the symbol of Ronan, though a few pinpricks of starry brightness shine through.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your obsidian sword symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel the sleeping might of Ronan awake within you.
Tonis
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[Chant]
Pantheon of Lornon
Andelas
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[Chant]
Eorgina
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your HOLY SYMBOL. Heatless flames, crackling crimson and gold and orange, writhe between your fingers and across the surface of the HOLY SYMBOL.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your silver vaalin censer. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your censer pulses once and you feel the majesty of Eorgina driving you, like a wall of flames licking at your back.
Fash'lo'nae
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[Chant]
Ivas
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[Chant]
Luukos
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[Chant]
Marlu
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your {item}. Both suddenly go black and your fingers clench into a painful claw, the edges of the talisman pressing hard into your flesh.
[Chant]
Mularos
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your Mularos symbol. Spears of steely silver light pierce your palm, penetrating the surface of the symbol. A faint crimson glow lingers.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your Mularos symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel Mularos within you, his presence and the suffering of the world condensed into your heart. Later The divine power suffusing your actions wanes, leaving you bereft of Mularos' aid.
Sheru
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[Chant]
V'tull
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[Chant]
Pantheon of Neutrality
Gosaena
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your Gosaena talisman. A shadow envelops your hand, and the talisman. The effect is a sudden aging, as every line and imperfection in your skin, and on the surface of the talisman, is suddenly apparent.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your Gosaena talisman. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your talisman pulses once and you feel the quiet of Gosaena steeling your nerves.
Zelia
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[Chant]
Lesser Spirits
Aeia
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[Chant]
Amasalen
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[Chant]
Arachne
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[Chant]
Ghezresh
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[Chant]
The Huntress
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[Chant]
Jaston
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[Chant]
Kuon
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[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your holy symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel the comforting presence of Kuon within you, like a healing balm.
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[Chant]
Laethe
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your dreamstone rose symbol. The symbol blooms suddenly and swiftly with a heavily thorned black ethereal rose. The petals of the blossom are quickly shed, however, each one falling away in a burst of purple sparks.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your dreamstone rose symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel Laethe's sense of loss like a blow.
Leya
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[Chant]
Niima
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[Chant]
Onar
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your white skull symbol. A flash of light illuminates all of the bones beneath your flesh and every edge of the symbol.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your white skull symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel the cold, calculated drive of Onar guiding you.
Tilamaire
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your note symbol. A golden glow winds its way out of the center of the symbol, each mote of light a distinct and shining note in the air.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your note symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel the song within your heart quicken with the presence of Tilamaire.
Voaris
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your Voaris symbol. The symbol blooms suddenly and swiftly with a velvety yellow ethereal rose. The petals of the blossom spread, then fall away slowly, each one dissolving into golden sparks.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your Voaris symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel Voaris within you, daring you to act.
Voln
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[Chant]
Other
Other
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