Embed the Cycle

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Embed the Cycle
Abbreviation: ETC
Prerequisites: Two of Wolf Scent, Instinct, or Senses of the Tiger
Signature: No
Spell Slots: 1
Ward Slots: This spell uses 1 ward slot when cast by Rangers, 2 ward slots for everyone else.
Mana Type: Life Magic
Spell Type: standard / warding
Difficulty: basic
Prep (min/max): 5 / 100
Skill Range (min/max): 10 / 600
Valid Spell Target: Self
Duration (min/max): 10 minutes / 40 minutes
Justice: This spell is legal to cast in Justice Zones.
Corruption: This spell does not cause Divine Outrage or some other form of Sorcerous Corruption.
Description: Beginning the path of draconic magic, a magician must first understand the Life Dragons' powerful connection to the land. Embed the Cycle is a practical education in such things, inspired by or drawn from the strength the cycle of life and death gives them. The spell taps into the natural world and embeds it within the magician's flesh, strengthening it against harm. The efficacy of such a power is not only based on the strength of the spell, but of the world around the magician. Places where nature reigns result in a stronger ward, while urban areas weaken the effect.
Effect: Standard percentage damage barrier against all types
Example Messaging: You draw upon the essence of the natural cycle, embedding a sliver of its power into your frail body. Your flesh warps painlessly and transforms into a multi-colored coat of scales that slowly shifts in hue and pattern.

Your scales absorb some of the attack!

Devices/Tattoos: No devices or tattoos documented.

Looks

  • Shows up when LOOKing at the user, appearing slightly different for the viewer than for the user, and appearing different based on whether the current room is wild, neutral, or urban.
Self in wild: Your flesh is covered by a fine coat of protective scales, gifted by a sliver of the cycle of nature itself. They swirl swiftly through vibrant hues of all the colors of the spectrum.
Self-cast by an Empath: Your flesh is covered by a multi-colored coat of protective scales, gifted by a sliver of the cycle of nature itself. They feel a touch weighty on your frame and shift in color seemingly at random.

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