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Mortality Magic (Codex Three of the Enchiridia Mysteria)


Now updated with the artificer spell list (they get a surprising amount from Mortality Magic, notably with 4 cantrips).

Will you be a healer, or a killer?

Welcome to Codex Three of the Enchiridia Mysteria. In this collection of 25 new spells about life, death, and undead you will find both good and evil. Almost every spell is necromancy within this codex (with one conjuration), as the focus is so clearly within the domain of life and death. The classic spells Disrupt Undead and Malison have returned, and the rest are brand-new.

While there are indeed foul spells of the vilest necromancy within this enchiridion, there are also selfless spells of healing that even the purest could not find fault in. This contrast is sharpest on the paladin spell list, where Oathbreaker paladins get access to terrible magic, right next to the most unreproachable healing magic. Clerics and wizards gain the most, but all spellcasting classes benefit from the options here.

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Derek H August 21, 2018 12:31 pm UTC
Are the life spells just healing or is there more?
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Mark B August 21, 2018 3:49 pm UTC
It's more than just that. The spells that destroy undead use positive life energy to create radiant damage, for instance. Druids get access to Brambleburst (which you can see in the full-size preview), it creates living thorny vines that grow inside of the target and burst through their skin (particularly effective against undead), I would call this a "life" effect as well.

You can turn your blood into healing potions, purge disease from a creature by damaging it at the same time, high-level paladins can cure all of your afflictions and negative magic but risk being affecting by it themselves. You can raise animals from the dead more easily, negate a single necromancy spell attack or undead attack, remove a death saving throw by aiming the necrotic energy of death at another creature nearby, grant temporary hit points, and yes, there are spells that can drain one creature of life and heal another.

I would call it more than just healing. ^_~
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Derek H August 22, 2018 3:34 pm UTC
Thank you. I want to make some changes to the Life Domain and this might be a useful source for doing so. I will be purchasing it next time I make an order.
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Mark B August 22, 2018 4:07 pm UTC
That's great to hear, I hope your changes to the Life Domain will be a lot of fun! If you post it somewhere public, I'd be curious to see the results.
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