Wings of Flurry

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Wings of Flurry

Postby J.C. » Sat Oct 17, 2015 1:12 am

First of all, let me ask if a Warmage can use this as an Advanced Learning spell?

From Races of the Dragons, p119

WINGS OF FLURRY
Evocation [Force]
Level: Sorcerer 4
Components: V, S
Casting Time: 1 standard action
Range: 30 ft.
Area: 30-ft.-radius burst
Duration: Instantaneous
Saving Throw: Reflex half
Spell Resistance: Yes
Immense, scaled wings unfurl from behind you and beat at nearby foes in a savage flurry before vanishing as quickly as they appeared. You evoke flickering dragon’s wings that strike at every target in range, dealing 1d6 points of damage per caster level to all designated targets within 30 feet that fail a Reflex saving throw and half that damage to creatures that succeed on the save.
Creatures that fail the Reflex save are also dazed for 1 round.
Special: A dragonblooded character, or a character with the dragon type, casts this spell at +1 caster level.

Thanks, J.C.
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Re: Wings of Flurry

Postby Stam » Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:08 pm

Probably needs a damage cap.

Possible comparison by way of level: Orb of Force. Max 10d6, requires attack roll but no save or secondary effect, and SR: No. Some of these things trade up fine enough to suggest a 10d6 cap is probably a good approximation?
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Re: Wings of Flurry

Postby Ian » Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:59 am

I'm fine with this as an Advanced Learning spell. Because it's not in a book we allow, you'd still have to research it for the standard rate (4,000 gp), or get a DM to drop it into loot somehow (as a scroll or the like), at which point you could grab it at your next Advanced Learning occurrence.

As Stam noted, it needs a damage cap, for which 10 dice is appropriate. (Races of the Dragon is particularly bad about not capping its spells.)
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