Tag Archives: ice

Biweekly Item-Arcandid Draught

Arcandid Draught is a flashy potion that most serious alchemists don’t bother themselves with and that no one produces in large quantities. It is sometimes produced and sold for the sake of warriors and adventurers who want to have a … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Arcandidae (and Swarm)

Another in my efforts create semi-sentient creatures with a shaman variant: Arcandidae. Arcandidae are locust-like bugs with near sentience. Individuals have some cold affinity, but in swarms they have magical, instinctive dances that allow the swarm to cast powerful frost … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Summon Elemental

In Mind Weave, summoning the elementals discussed yesterday requires a specific ability: Summon Elemental. While mages can create elemental analogues using simple magic or enchantments, for example the Firebird and Stone Panther, these spell created ‘elementals’ are much less permanent … Continue reading

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Saturday Spell-Frostbite

Here’s a basic spell from Lyet Highfall’s arsenal for encharging his daggers for ice damage. To make it an encharge, we need an Order finger, since we have no words in Stealth Magic. To make the encharge have multiple charges instead … Continue reading

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Saturday Spell-Storm Bearer

“An invasion of hell?” “Yup!” “What’s with the staves?” “You’ll see!”

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Saturday Spell-Hell Freezes Over

“You’re sure about this, Malteus? An invasion of Hell?” “They’re invading us, aren’t they? We need to strike back and fast. The King has gone to mount a defense at their portal. It won’t work, we must do something.” “So … Continue reading

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Saturday Spell-Silent Cold Snap Arrow

“Quiet night,” Hruk murmured. The animals had stopped their night sounds to the South. “Probably just an undead raid,” Murka grunted, continuing his whittling. He didn’t like the undead much, but they made good fodder. The whistle of an arrow … Continue reading

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Story Time: Mirror Lake and the Ice Tower

The Icy Embrace of Winter, this month’s Blog Carnival topic, has reminded me of a campaign I ran years ago. It was the first time I ran the Rotating Labyrinth, and the party emerged victorious to find that the wizard … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Falajia (Snow Cobra)

A pick had been a fine enough tool for climbing that icy ridge, but now Ryke was on the top of the glacier, he was wishing for a sword. Swish, Rustle, Crunch There was the sound again! He swore he’d … Continue reading

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Chitalin-Lord of Ice and Frost

Chitalin-Lord of Ice and Frost (Deity) He is merciless and solemn. He supports the dedicated and cruel, but especially the unyielding. He hates civilization and charity. His coldness divides him from many of the other gods, some becoming his foes. … Continue reading

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