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Glyph Magic - Arcane Tradition for Wizards

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While many wizards learn to harness the magic to cast powerful spells, practitioners of glyph magic learn to create arcane symbols to store their spells for a limited time and release them at a moment when it is needed. These practitioners are commonly known as glyph casters and their practice requires both patience and time. Although time-consuming, glyph magic has proven valuable in creating arcane protection and war.

Glyph Caster

Becoming a specialist in the so-called glyph magic teaches you a ritual that allows you to create powerful glyphs and bind spells in them to cast later. These glyphs grant you a tactical advantage over other spellcasters, but they are not without their limitations.

This product also includes two new feats that can empower any arcane spellcaster with the ability of arcane glyph scribing, as well as empower those who have already been introduced to the art.

 
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Moritz P December 13, 2019 7:43 pm UTC
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I really like this subclass (and I love the idea of spellcasters preparing themselves through excess warding).
But in its current form it is OP and I wouldnt allow it in my game.
Glyph caster allows you to have up to 5 of your most powerful spells that you can trigger as a bonus action (so you could prepare 5x times stuff like meteor storm or psychic scream).
My idea would be that you could maybe make it dependent on the power of the spells you want to store: You can create as many glyphs as you want as long as the combined spell level of the glyphs isnt above 5 * your intelligence modifier (or something similar) any Glyph cant have a spell of above 6th level cast in it.
Also there should some need for upkeep: After a long rest you need to expend spellslots with a combined spell level of up to the level of the glyphs you currently control or they will instantly trigger.

(Also there are options for spells with attack rolls but you say that glyphs always target themselves, if...See more
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Óskar Örn E December 14, 2019 9:35 am UTC
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Thank you so much for the comment. These are all excellent ideas and I'm definitely going to look into how I can incorporate them and do the necessary fixes :D
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