[BETA-2] Vin Spells

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[BETA-2] Vin Spells

Postby Vaal » Thu Jun 16, 2016 11:28 am

Dust Screen lvl. 1 Array
[Vin]
Motes of dust and grit are pulled from every nook and cranny, then thrown into the air to obscure sight and hamper movement.
SP: 3
Components: V, S
Casting Time: Standard Action
Range: Close (25ft +5ft per 2 caster levels)
Duration: 1 round +1 per caster level

You create a 5ft cube of swirling dust, sand, grit and other particulate debris plus an additional 5ft cube per 3 caster levels. All cubes must be placed within the range of the spell and must be adjacent to at least one other such cube.

The affected area is difficult terrain and interferes with line of sight, granting partial concealment. Creatures starting their turn in or moving through the affected area must succeed in a Fortitude save or become blinded until the start of their next turn.

Affinity Bonuses

Ere-a – The area grants full concealment.

Ferif – The area is filled with minute slivers of sharp metal. Creatures starting their turn in or moving through the area take 1d4-1 slashing damage (minimum 1).

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Subtle Knife lvl. 1 Array
[Vin]
A favorite of cutpurses, the subtle knife uses an invisible razor to slash enemies, or more importantly purse-strings, belt loops, and pockets.
SP: 3
Components: S
Casting Time: Standard Action
Range: Close (25ft +5ft per 2 caster levels)
Duration: 1 round +1 per level

You conjure into being an ultra-fine blade made of fast-moving air that floats invisibly in your square unless commanded otherwise.

As a Minor Action, you can order the blade to slash an object. It strikes unerringly, dealing 1d4-1 slashing damage +1d4-1 per 5 caster levels (minimum 1 damage). As a Standard Action, you can order the blade to slash a creature with the same results.

Attacks with the subtle knife cannot be used to deal precision damage. If the target is an object being worn by the target, attacks with the subtle knife deals double damage if it is meant to cut straps, belt loops or other attachment points.

While subtle knife is active, the caster gains a +2 circumstance bonus to the Steal Combat action.

Affinity Bonuses

Ere-a – The damage ignores 1 point +1 point per caster level of hardness an object has.

Ferif – The damage ignores 1 point +1 point per caster level of DR x/- the target has.

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Sound Lance lvl. 1 Array, lvl. Secret
[Vin, Sonic, Concussive]
A pulse of concentrated noise strikes out at your foe.
SP: 3
Components: V
Casting Time: Standard Action
Range: 30ft +5 per caster level (increment)
Save: Fortitude partial (see text)

Make a ranged touch attack. On a hit, the target takes 1d8 +CHA modifier +caster level sonic damage. If this spell is cast against an object, it ignores 1 point of hardness per caster level.

The damage increases to 2d8 at 9th level and 3d8 at 18th level.

Special: As an All-Out Attack Action, you may cast this spell as many times in a single round as you have extra attacks due to BaB.

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Conjure Auditory Illusion lvl. 1 Array
[Vin, Illusion, Basic]
You manipulate the air to generate sounds.
SP: 3
Components: S
Casting Time: Standard Action
Range: Close (25ft +5ft per 2 caster levels)
Duration: Concentration (see text)
Save: Will negates (see text)

You create phantom sounds that originate in the target square. The sounds can be anything as long as it is no louder than a single human shouting. It can be static or seem to move as long as it does not move outside of the target square.

Any creature listening to the illusory sounds may make a Perception check (opposed by the caster's total Spellcraft skill bonus +5) to recognize it as an illusion.

This spell may be used to muffle sounds within the target square, causing all Perception checks to hear something in the target square to suffer a -5 penalty.

The illusory sound lasts for 1 round per caster level, but can be sustained with a Concentration check for up to ten minutes.

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Conjure Olfactory Illusion lvl. 1 Array
[Vin, Illusion, Basic]
You manipulate the air to manipulate scents.
SP: 3
Components: S
Casting Time: Standard Action
Range: Close (25ft +5ft per 2 caster levels)
Duration: Concentration (see text)
Save: Fort negates (see text)

You create phantom scents that originate in the target square. The scent can be anything as long as it is no more pungent than a skunk's spray. The origin of the scent can be static or seem to move as long as it does not move outside of the target square. Alternatively, the scent can be anchored to a creature or object but any targeted creatures get a Fortitude save to avoid the effect.

Any creature smelling the illusory scents may make a Perception check (opposed by the caster's total Spellcraft skill bonus +5) to recognize it as an illusion.

This spell may be used to mask scents within the target square or the scent of a creature or object, causing all Perception checks to scent something in the target square or to track the targeted character or object to suffer a -5 penalty.

The illusory scent lasts for 1 round per caster level, but can be sustained with a Concentration check for up to ten minutes.

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Windride lvl. 1 Array
[Vin]
Conjuring a miniature tornado around you, you take to the skies in a limited fashion.
SP: 3
Components: V, S
Casting Time: Standard Action
Range: Self
Duration: 1 round +1 round per caster level

You become surrounded by a vortex of wind that lifts you off the ground. You gain a fly speed of 20 (clumsy) or a +10 bonus to your existing fly speed. If you did not already have a fly speed, you cannot move higher than 20ft above the ground.

The winds enveloping you impose a -2 penalty to non-magical ranged attacks you make and ranged attacks targeting you.

This spell is exceptionally noisy, granting a +10 bonus to all Perception checks to locate the caster via hearing while this spell is active.

At 9th level, the fly speed granted and the bonus to an existing fly speed are 40 (average) and +20 respectively and if you do not already have a fly speed, you may now move up to 50ft above the ground, and the bonus to Perception checks is reduced to +5

At 18th level, the fly speed granted and the bonus to an existing fly speed are 60ft (hover) and +30 respectively, you may rise to any height above the ground, and there is no bonus to Perception checks.

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Filter Air lvl. 1 Array
[Vin, Warding]
You surround an area in a bubble of air that is kept fresh and safe to breathe by your power.
SP: 3
Components: S
Casting Time: Move-Equivalent Action
Range: Close (25ft +5ft per 2 caster levels)
Duration: 1 round + Concentration

You create a 10ft burst with a center of effect within range. For the duration of the effect, the air within the bubble is safe to breathe and no gaseous, dust or smoke effects originating from outside the area exclude that area and such effects originating inside the area end at the start of the next turn if the spell remains in effect.

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Static Burst lvl. 1 Array
[Vin, Electric]
A sphere of crackling static discharge surrounds the caster, attacking their nearby foes.
SP: 3
Components: V
Casting Time: Standard Action or Reaction
Range: Self
Save: Fortitude negates

Static sparks flash out from you and into all adjacent creatures. Creatures who fail their save take 1d4 + 1 per caster level damage and are dazed until the end of their next turn. Creatures grappling the caster or that have the caster grabbed get no save, but may end their grapple to avoid damage.

Affinity Bonuses

Akua – Targets dazed by the spell are dazed for 2 rounds (save ends)

Ferif – Targets wearing metal take 1d8 damage instead of 1d4.

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Speak to the Winds lvl. 1 Array
[Vin, Communication]
The wind carries your words to the ears you intend them to reach.
SP: 3
Components: V
Casting Time: Move Equivalent Action
Range: Medium (100ft +10 per caster level)
Duration: 1 round per caster level

Once cast, whenever you speak, you may choose to have your words heard with perfect clarity by any number of creatures within the spell's range. This spell does not interfere with any other creatures' ability to hear normally and grants other creature's no ability to reply.

You must either be aware of each creature you target with this spell, or you may choose to allow all creatures in range to hear you with clarity.

This spell is unimpeded by line of effect or line of sight, but the spell cannot effect creatures in squares that air cannot flow into from the spell's point of origin (example: if a creature is sealed inside a globe of force, this spell cannot allow that creature to hear the caster.

At 9th level, creatures you make yourself heard by can make themselves heard by you. At 18th level, creatures you make yourself heard by can make themselves heard by one another.

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Arc Cannon lvl. 1 Array
[Vin, Electric]
A ball of static leaps from your hands to your enemy, sending a jolt through them an anyone in contact with them.
SP: 3
Components: V, S
Casting Time: Standard Action
Range: Medium (100ft +10 per caster level)
Save: Reflex negates (see text)

Make a ranged touch attack against a single target within range.

On a hit, the target takes CHA + Character Level damage and is staggered until the end of its next turn. All creatures in physical contact with or sharing a square with the target take CHA damage, treat this damage as an area of effect spell.

If the creature is in direct contact with a metal object, all other creatures in contact with that object take the area of effect damage, regardless of distance. The area of effect does no damage if the contact is through thick cloth, rubber, or other sufficient insulator.

At 9th level, the damage increases to 2CHA damage. At 18th level, the damage increases to 4CHA damage and all adjacent creatures take the area of effect damage.

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Re: [BETA-2] Vin Spells

Postby AVR » Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:27 am

This copy of Sound Lance has the save listed too.

Just wondering if the olfactory illusion in particular can be used as some sort of debuff. I've never seen or smelled a skunk but by reputation their spray is a weapon. Shouting in people's ears repeatedly would be pretty distracting too.

One level 2 array listed here. It costs the same spell points as the lower level spells? I hadn't expected that.
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Re: [BETA-2] Vin Spells

Postby Vaal » Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:45 am

the Level 2 array was a mistake.

I would allow the illusion to save people from stink effects.
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Re: [BETA-2] Vin Spells

Postby AVR » Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:16 pm

I wasn't thinking of using an olfactory illusion to suppress real smells, though that's an interesting idea, more of giving an enemy a faceful of unreal skunk scent.
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Re: [BETA-2] Vin Spells

Postby Vaal » Sat Jun 18, 2016 12:25 am

I'd say that use would still make a terrible smell, but nothing mechanical.
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Re: [BETA-2] Vin Spells

Postby AVR » Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:36 pm

I should probably add some content for you to criticise rather than just talking about yours.

Focused Wind lvl. 1 Array
[Vin]
With a shriek a sudden blast of wind blows away from you.
SP: 3
Components: V, S
Casting Time: Standard Action
Range: Close (25ft +5ft per 2 caster levels)

Mists, smoke and similar are cleared away in a line extending out to the range, and you can bull rush anyone in this line using a CMB of your caster level + your CHA bonus.

Affinity bonuses

Vox - You may try to trip instead of bull rushing. You are not subject to a trip attempt in return if yours fails.

Ere-a - A cloud of dust which provides concealment is added to the line's area for one round.
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Re: [BETA-2] Vin Spells

Postby Vaal » Sat Jun 18, 2016 11:14 pm

I like the idea and it shares space with Mighty Shout, which is on the Bardic Secrets list, but not Vin because I apparently overwrote that version of my list like some sort of electrified idioting machine.

Since Mighty Shout should be in, I would instead make this a Close radius and auto-push objects of a certain weight and pushing fliers. Vox would pull fliers down and Ere-a would trip ground-pounders maybe?
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Re: [BETA-2] Vin Spells

Postby AVR » Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:25 am

I checked vox for similar spells but didn't think to check the bardic secrets list. OK. Let's try again.

Windrush lvl. 1 Array
[Vin]
With a shriek a sudden blast of wind blows away from you.
SP: 3
Components: V, S
Casting Time: Full Round Action
Range: Close (25ft +5ft per 2 caster levels)

A blast of wind spreads out from you to the range of the spell. Mists, smoke and similar are cleared away out to the range, and unattended objects weighing 5 pounds or less are pushed 5' away. You can use a Push basic technique against all fliers within the range, using your caster level and CHA bonus in place of your BAB and STR bonus.

Affinity bonuses

Ere-a - You may use a Trip basic technique against all targets on the ground within the radius, using your caster level + CHA bonus in place of BAB + STR bonus. You are not subject to a trip attempt in return if yours fails.

Vox - Fliers may be moved in any direction by the Push, not just away from you.


It uses a full round action to cast since it affects a fair area.
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Re: [BETA-2] Vin Spells

Postby Vaal » Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:18 pm

Nice!

I would make one change: Any flying creatures instead of any 'fliers', since it only affects things currently flying.

I love the Vox effect. This is a good replacement for the Downdraft spell I was working for as an anti-flier spell.
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