The Magic User

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Heros Paths.

Magic_Users. Those who tread this path have generally been exposed to a great magical event or force in their lives, one that fascinates and captures their intellect.

Benefits of the class.

  • Magic users are highly resistant to magic - +7/35% on rolls to resist or determine effect of spells or magic items. They gain +4/20% when dealing with poisons, body changing magics and death magics, but only +2/10% with breath weapons.
  • Magic users are proficient with one weapon [+5%] they are restricted to no armour and a minor range of weapons [dagger, staff, dart].
  • Magic users gain spells - as per a cleric, but Int is the defining characteristic. Their spells are kept in books and must be studied to be recast. [note - this means M-U's get bonus spells for a high Int as a cleric would for high Wis/pow]
  • Magic Users learn spells using the Int tables in OSRIC/AD&D.
  • Magic Users gain 1d4 of arcane trickery, which can be used to lower or negate damage once a day.

Magic Users HeroPath Degrees

Degree, then number of hero points needed. Additional benefits listed

  • 1st Degree: 2 HP. All listed benefits above.
  • 2nd Degree: 5 HP. +1 arcane trickery [per level hereafter].
  • 3rd Degree: 10 HP. Attain second circle of spells.
  • 4th Degree: 20 HP.
  • 5th Degree: 40 HP. Attain third circle.
  • 6th Degree: 60 HP. +1/+5% to all resistances. +10% mages weapons. +1 weapon proficiency (+5%)
  • 7th Degree: 80 HP. Attain fourth circle
  • 8th Degree: 140 HP.
  • 9th Degree: +250 HP hereafter. +1/+5% to all resistances except breath weapon. Attain fifth circle.
  • 10th Degree
  • 11th Degree
  • 12th Degree