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List of Common Spells Needed
« on: August 06, 2012, 08:08:36 AM »
Can any of the play testers or mods identify what spells are most commonly used regardless of the Mage?

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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2012, 10:23:48 AM »
Dispel
Block
Nullify
Minor Heal
Mana Crystal/Mana Flower

My suggestion:
1 copy of Geyser just to be safe.

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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2012, 07:40:39 PM »
Dispel - destroys enchantments
Dissolve - Destroys equipment
Block / Reverse Attack - Stops or sends back attacks
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Nullify - Enchant that functions as counter magic
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Minor Heal - Lowest level heal spell
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Mana Crystal / Mana Flower - Mana boosting conjuration
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2 copy of Geyser just to be safe.  - Attack that can put out fire.
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I would use 3 Seeking Dispel - Removes face down enchants (For example Cards like Hellfire trap that have an affect when turned face up)
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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2012, 06:59:05 AM »
Thanks Shad0w for putting what each card does.

Great info!

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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2012, 10:02:47 AM »
Oops, sorry.  I forget that people have no idea what cards I'm talking about!

I also forgot to put Dissolve on my list!  Thanks, Shad0w

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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2012, 05:32:32 PM »
Quote from: "Gigan" post=206
Oops, sorry.  I forget that people have no idea what cards I'm talking about!

I also forgot to put Dissolve on my list!  Thanks, Shad0w


NP. You going to make Gencon. I will be doing Demos all 4 days
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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2012, 09:02:37 PM »
Yes!  I'll be there all 4 days as well.

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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2012, 11:47:38 AM »
Marked for Death - Ench. makes all attacks against a target +1 dice
Bear Strength - Gives target +1 melee
Ghoul Rot - Target takes 1 direct damage every upkeep phase

I play with these constantly, no matter what spellbook I run. Ghoul Rot is crazy good on a mage, Marked for Death as well. It's basically like playing Bear Strength on every creature that chooses to attack the mage, so there's a lot of bang for your buck.

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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #8 on: August 08, 2012, 12:52:07 PM »
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Marked for Death - Ench. makes all attacks against a target +1 dice
Bear Strength - Gives target +1 melee
Ghoul Rot - Target takes 1 direct damage every upkeep phase

I play with these constantly, no matter what spellbook I run. Ghoul Rot is crazy good on a mage, Marked for Death as well. It's basically like playing Bear Strength on every creature that chooses to attack the mage, so there's a lot of bang for your buck.


Another thing you can look for is the sweeping trait (It allows creature to attack 2 things with one action. It I believe that this trait made it to the final version of the game. Its name may have been changed. Look in the glossery of the rule book. I cant do it because I am at work currently. Sorry) This can be a huge life saver if you are getting swarmed in  smaller waves.

As I stated before here ( http://magewars.com/jsite/forum/general-discussion/132-average-game-time ) Its your job as a Mage to try to anticipate what kind of tools yours opponents will try to use. 120 points was more than enough to plan ahead. My average build was about 90-95 points and 25-30 points of meta cards. (about 8-12 cards) As soon as the round starts you would know what mage your opponent is using. Then you go into the first planning phase....  Just pic the tools that help you best in any match when you go to build.
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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2012, 12:28:28 AM »
I put a Mana Siphon in virtually every deck. Its a conjuration that reduces the channeling of a chosen mage by 2 each round until it is destroyed. It's an Epic spell, so you can only have one copy in your spellbook, but IMHO, it's Epic for a reason.  :evil:

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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #10 on: August 09, 2012, 07:28:56 AM »
Thanks for the input guys!

That gives me a good jump off point.  

How many Dispel and Blocks are in the Core Set?

Is there a list somewhere of all the cards in the Core Set?

Thanks,
G

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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #11 on: August 09, 2012, 07:48:53 AM »
A few of the spells I use in all of my mage's spellbooks are:
Mongoose Agility: gives creature elusive, so they can avoid guard creatures.
Harmonize: Increase channeling rate of objects or your mage.
Heal: Heals 8 attack dice.
Battle Fury:Creature get extra quick action melee attack.

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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #12 on: August 09, 2012, 10:25:04 AM »
Quote from: "GD360" post=283
Thanks for the input guys!

That gives me a good jump off point.  

How many Dispel and Blocks are in the Core Set?

Is there a list somewhere of all the cards in the Core Set?

Thanks,
G


If I get approval I will list the full set count and Spell Tome count, but if one of the Arcane Wonder team does this it will save me some time. Also if it gets approved I will post a copy of the set book for people to download. This would not go up till the release on Thursday Aug 17th.
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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #13 on: August 09, 2012, 12:07:54 PM »
Do you mean Friday the 17th or Thursday the 16th? Or has the game been delayed another year? lol

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Re: List of Common Spells Needed
« Reply #14 on: August 09, 2012, 12:32:46 PM »
Shad0w:  You have official permission to list card counts for the full set and spell tome!

Mestrahd:  He meant Thursday, August 16th.   :)