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From:     john double <jdouble@?.???.edu>
Date:     Wed, 16 Nov 1994 16:48:03 -0600 (CST)
Subject:  Re: Phlogistin Rivers

On Wed, 16 Nov 1994 RJPugh@???.com wrote:

>
> This is being created on the fly, so feel free to change it around.
>
> -------------------------------------
> (AD&D mechanics)
>
> Phlogiston River (Priest 5th)
>
> Sphere: Weather
> Range: 0
> Components: V, S
> Duration: 1 day/level
> Casting Time: 8
> Area of Effect: One vessel
> Saving Throw: Special
>
> By means of this spell, a priest is able to create a phlogiston river (or
> current)  where one previously did not exist, or where the current was too
> slow or thin to be of any use.  Travel between two spheres that are not
> connected by a flow river is normally 100-400 (1d4) days, or more than four
> times as long as a trip between two connected spheres.  For every day that
> this spell is in use, this travel time is reduced by 10-60 days (1d6).  It
> also increases, slightly,  the chances of the ships navigator (+1 on
> proficiency checks) finding a natural current along the same route, assuming
> that one is to be found.
>
> Note that the use of this spell will also double the chances of a random
> encounter while in the flow.  Creatures native to a stagnant region of the
> flow are likely to be very curious about anything that suddenly travels
> through the area at an alarming speed.
> _______________________________________
>
> I made this a priest spell because priests have numerous spells that control
> winds, water currents, and so forth.  This struck me as being in the same
> "family."  Again, this is a draft.  Anyone care to build on this?
>
> Richard
>
>

I think you should consider changing the sphere to astral or at least
adding it since it seems along the space/planar basis that the sphere
follows.

Just an Idea for the pot.

Lathanyl Firstlight
Morninglord of Lathander
jdouble@??.?.???.edu



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Phlogistin Rivers    RJPugh@???.com    16 Nov 1994 22:10:59
Re: Phlogistin Rivers    john double    16 Nov 1994 22:48:03
Re: Phlogistin Rivers    BriBri Superuser    17 Nov 1994 16:39:22
Re: Phlogistin Rivers    Teos Saa Abadia    17 Nov 1994 18:27:53

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