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favorite spell
« on: October 05, 2017, 10:51:51 AM »
i would like to know what folks favorite spell in the game is. it does not have to the best spell, or one you even put in books, maybe has a cool name or effect you like. perhaps it has your favorite artwork. just which spell is your favorite in the game. now not the top two or three, just one. edit - ok maximum of two.

i think mine is forcefield. cool picture, awesome effect. limited to my second favorite mage forcemaster. it also reminds me of the ninth level mage spell prismatic sphere from d&d.

i also really like the artwork for supression cloak. i think it would really great to have that in real life.

looking forward to hearing what everyone else likes.
« Last Edit: October 05, 2017, 10:54:48 AM by zot »

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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2017, 11:23:08 AM »
Really Zot? I woulda figured renewing spring would have at least placed for you. Lol
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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2017, 12:11:03 PM »
I'll even go by category:

Equipment: Wychwood Ironvine. It's a very nice blend of protection and regeneration.
Conjuration: Tanglevine. I love the idea of tying people down and I often pretend I'm Spiderman shooting webs.
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Incantation: Rouse the Beast. It's a fun little surprise for people who thought they'd mapped out your actions.
Attack: Fireball. Nothing fancy or flashy. Great burn chance and a staple of so many fantasy settings.

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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2017, 12:12:58 PM »
Favorite spell would have to be Pillar of Righteous Flames.  Yes its in a majority of books, but it is a game changer and a well placed pillar buys time, or can change the course of battle.  I also really like the epic feel in the art itself it feels and looks like a strong card just as much as the abilities it provides. 

Second one as an ability goes is Magma golem.  Super cool card love the ability and its synergy with a certain fire mage. 
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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2017, 01:19:18 PM »
Fav art - devils trident...but a second close is the angel slayer!
Fav card - enchantment transfusion :) jkjk
It is probably drown. The concept of slowly suffocating an enemy by filling their lungs and such with water sounds metal af!
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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2017, 01:22:02 PM »
Really Zot? I woulda figured renewing spring would have at least placed for you. Lol

true. i did want to say renewing spring. but i like the others for reasons stated. the spring is in my top three. i started  the thread to get folks favorites, not just the cards they happen to think are incredible. sometimes the answer is the same. but i suspect not for most. as in my case.

and i wanted to make it difficult which is why i did not to allow for categories. choose one or at most two cards.
« Last Edit: October 05, 2017, 03:13:55 PM by zot »

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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2017, 03:09:34 PM »
I am a big fan of lightning spells. Favorite card is probably Chain Lightning. The ability to hit multiple targets is just a lot of fun, and the ability to daze/stun is pretty awesome as well. Circle of Lightning visually is terrifying to imagine. The school also has a Raptor in it which is just fun

Most awesomest art is clearly Sweeping Strike  ;D
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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2017, 05:23:32 PM »
My favorite card is Selesius. I've always wanted to have her be the focal point to a book.

I need to disagree with a few folks here. Focused Strike is the best art.
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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2017, 07:00:24 PM »
I need to disagree with a few folks here. Focused Strike is the best art.

Good choice too!
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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2017, 02:37:40 PM »
Not sure. Teleport, Forcefield, and Mind Control are fun. I would like decoy more if I had a use for it in competitive play.

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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2017, 03:45:15 PM »
I'm a fan of Altar of Skulls, which I use in multiplayer Domination to great effect. It's dripping with theme and acts as a ticking clock to a better Idol of Pestilence + Deathlock in one spell (well, two if you count the obligatory Acolyte of the Bog Queen... who then dies to the effects of the Altar she'd been praying to). Turns the focus of the game to "Destroy that thing ASAP" for everyone running living creature swarms, so as it powers up, out come the Ballistas and Force Hammers, etc. No good in one-on-one Arena though, in which case I'd just go with the Idol of Pestilence.

I'm also a fan of Sectarus, Dark Rune Sword, although the strategy doesn't work as often as I'd like.

Dancing Scimitar is pretty awesome, and shows up in most of my solo/buddy books... along with Battle Forge of course.
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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #11 on: October 06, 2017, 03:52:17 PM »
I tried to fight it guys, i racked my brain to find another option, but my favorite card is... Glancing blow! Its in literally all of my books and a pivotal part of a few of them. Im a huge fan of the mechanic and the effect. It keeps finding space in strategies and its always a pain to deal with.

2nd choice. Mana flower. Great art nice and useful and my buddy loves it  (and this game) so much he literally got a mana flower tattooed on his arm. A big one!
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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #12 on: October 06, 2017, 04:44:38 PM »
2nd choice. Mana flower. Great art nice and useful and my buddy loves it  (and this game) so much he literally got a mana flower tattooed on his arm. A big one!

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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #13 on: October 06, 2017, 06:12:00 PM »
Proof boys and girls. We nerd hard out here in CT.
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Re: favorite spell
« Reply #14 on: October 06, 2017, 07:01:57 PM »
That's sick!!!!
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