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TheThan
2008-03-18, 04:28 PM
Iíve been working on a huge oriental adventures DND projects. As part of this project Iíve taken a long, hard look at the Wu Jen and the Shugenja, and Iíve decided that these two classes need some help. Particularly in nature of theirs spells. In the books both classes are elemental casters. The Shugenja draws upon the elements of earth, fire, water and air,(and Void, which I added) while the Wu Jen calls upon the elements of earth, fire, water, wood and metal.


Now after Iíve looked at each of these classes spell list I was disappointed. Not with the classes overall, but with their spell list. Both of these are essentially copy and past jobs from the playerís hand book with one or two new spells thrown in for good measure. Now I donít mind that they drew spells from the PHB, many of those spells are quite good and fair, and some are nearly a necessity (cure spells for instance).

So anyway Iíve decided to rework the entire spell list for both the Wu Jen and the Shugenja for my hug dnd project and I would love feedback on these spell lists. One thing I would like people to consider is that in this world the line between arcane and divine is blurred. There is just magic, which spell casters draw form each of the different elements and weave into being. So the Wu Jen, normally an arcane caster will have access to some cleric spells and healing, and vice versa for the Shugenja. Just so you know, its purposeful.

Wu Jen spell list

0 level Wu Jen Spells
All
Resistance
Fire
Dancing lights
Flare
Light
Metal
Caltrops
Water
Create water
Purify food and drink
Cure minor wounds
Ray of frost

1st level Wu Jen spells
All
Elemental burst
Endure elements
Earth
Fist of stone
Foundation of stone
Hail of stone
Sandblast
Fire
Animate fire
Blades of fire
Burning hands
Detect fire
Fiery eyes
Melt
Shocking grasp
Slow burn
Smoke ladder
Produce flame
Metal
Iron scarf
Magic weapon
Water
Animate water
Cobraís breath
Cure light wounds
Ice slick
Obscuring mist
Wood
Animate wood
Backbiter
Branch to branch
Entangle
Shillelagh

2nd level Wu Jen spells
All
Resist energy
Protection from energy
Earth
Burrow
Earthen grasp
Mountain stance
Fire
balorís nimbus
Continual flame
Fire shuriken
Fire trap
Flame blade
Pyrotechnics
Scorching ray
Metal
Entangling scarf
Protection from arrows
Rain of needles
Whirling blade
Water
Bo of water
Fog cloud
Cure moderate wounds
Frost breath
Ice knife
Snow ball swarm
Swim
Wood
Bark skin
Brambles
Splinter bolt
Tree shape
Warp wood
Wood shape

3rd level Wu Jen spells
all
Scrying
Elemental ward
Energy vortex
Earth
Control sand
Earthbolt
Habob
Meld into stone
Stony grasp
Terra cotta warrior
Tremor
Weapon of impact
Fire
Daylight
Call lightening
Fire arrow
Fire ball
Fire wings
Lightening bolt
Scorching ray
Metal
Bands of steel
Diamond steel
Keen edge
Protection from arrows
Magic weapon, greater
Magnetism
Ring of blades
Treasure sense
Water
Cure serious wounds
Gaseous form
Ice axe
Meld into ice
Sink
Sleet storm
Steam breath
Stinking cloud
Water breathing
Water walk
Wood
Thornskin
Spikes
Spike growth
Speak with plants
Plant growth
Diminish plants
4th level Wu Jen spells
All
Elemental ward
Earth
Burrow, mass
Land womb
Sudden stalagmite
Spike stones
Stone shape
Wall of sand
Fire
Flame strike
Wall of fire
Fire shield
Metal
Poison needles
Rusting grasp
Water
Cure critical wounds
Control water
Solid fog
Ice storm
Wood
Command plants
Wood rot
Anti plant shell

5th level spells
Earth
Stone skin
Terra cotta lion
Transmute mud to rock
Transmute rock to mud
Wall of stone
Fire
Ball lightening
Call lightening storm
Circle of flame
Fire breath
Wall of magma
Metal
Dancing blade
Metal skin
Water
Dispel fire
Cone of cold
Cure light wounds, mass
Wood
Plant body

6th level spells
Earth
Comet fall
Move earth
Sand storm
Stone body
Stone to flesh
Flesh to stone
Fire
Chain lightening
Cure moderate wounds, mass
Fire breath
Fire seeds
Fire spiders
Metal
Blade barrier
Iron wood
Spirit needle
Wall of iron
Water
Suppress flame
heal
Wood
Live oak
Repel wood
Transport via plants

7TH LEVEL SPELLS

All
Scrying, greater
Earth
Master earth
Statue
Fire
Delayed blast fireball
Fire storm
Metal
Decapitating scarf
Water
Cure serious wounds, mass
Water spout
Wood
Animate plants

8th level spells
Earth
Bombardment
Earthquake
Fire
Incendiary cloud
Metal
Repel metal or stone
Water
Cloud chariot
Cure critical wounds, mass
Wood
Horrid wilting

9th level spells
All
Summon elemental monolith
Earth
Cast in stone
Fire
Internal fire
Transmute rock to lava
Metal

Water
Heal, mass
Tsunami
Wood


Shugenja spell list

Air

0 level spells
Air
Message
Earth
Fire
Dancing lights
Flare
Light
Water
Create water
Purify food and drink
Orb of frost
Cure minor wounds
Void
Daze
Inflict minor wounds
Prestidigitation
Disrupt undead

1st level spells
Air
Color spray
Comprehend languages
Confusion, lesser
entropic field
Feather fall
Ghost sound
Jump
Sleep
Hideous laughter
Up draft
Earth
Fist of stone
Foundation of stone
Hail of stone
Sandblast
Fire
Animate fire
Blades of fire
Burning hands
Detect fire
Fiery eyes
Melt
Slow burn
Smoke ladder
Produce flame
Water
Animate water
Bless water
Cure light wounds
Ice slick
Obscuring mist
Void
Cause fear
Magic missile
Doom
Shield

2nd level spells

All
Commune with lesser spirits
Air
Binding winds
Blindness/deafness
Blur
Calm emotions
Gust of wind
Hypnotic pattern
Levitate
Obscure object
Silence
Sound burst
Whispering wind
Wind wall
Earth
Burrow
Earthen grasp
Mountain stance
Fire
balorís nimbus
Continual flame
Fire shuriken
Fire trap
Flame blade
Pyrotechnics
Scorching ray
Water
Bo of water
Cure moderate wounds
Fog cloud
Frost breath
Ice knife
Snow ball swarm
Swim
Void
Death knell
Desecrate
Command undead
Consecrate
Crushing despair

3rd level spells
air
Blink
clairaudience/clairvoyance
Confusion
Down draft
Fly
Haste
Sculpt sound
Wind walk
Earth
Control sand
Earthbolt
Habob
Meld into stone
Stony grasp
Terra cotta warrior
Tremor
Weapon of impact
Fire
Fire wings
Fire arrow
Fire ball
Scorching ray
Daylight
Water
Cure serious wounds
Ice axe
Meld into ice
Sink
Steam breath
Water walk
Water breathing
Sleet storm
Stinking cloud
Gaseous form
Void
Animate dead
Bestow curse
Sepia snake sigil
Explosive runes

4th level spells

air
Air walk
Freedom of movement
Eye of the hurricane
Modify memory
Rainbow pattern
Sending
Shout
Wind at back
Earth
Burrow, mass
Land womb
Sudden stalagmite
Spike stones
Stone shape
Wall of sand
Fire
Flame strike
Wall of fire
Fire shield
Water
Control water
Cue critical wounds
Solid fog
Ice storm
Void
Black tentacles
Blight
Interposing hand
Hallow
Nightmare
Symbol of pain
Unhallow
Wall of force

5th level spells
All
Commune with greater spirits
Air
Control winds
Cyclonic blast
Fly, mass
Overland flight
Sending
Teleport
Telekinesis
Earth
Stone skin
Terra cotta lion
Transmute mud to rock
Transmute rock to mud
Wall of stone
Fire
Ball lightening
Call lightening storm
Circle of flame
Fire breath
Wall of magma
Water
Dispel fire
Cone of cold
Cure light wounds, mass
Void
Hallow
Nightmare
Symbol of pain
Unhallow

6th level
air
Wind walk
Shout, greater
Earth
Comet fall
Move earth
Sand storm
Stone body
Stone to flesh
Flesh to stone
Fire
Chain lightening
Fire breath
Fire seeds
Fire spiders
Water
Suppress flame
Cure moderate wounds, mass
heal
Void
Create undead
Circle of death
Eyebite

7th level spells
Air
Control weather
Power word blind
Earth
Master earth
Statue
Fire
Delayed blast fireball
Fire storm
Water
Water spout
Cure serious wounds, mass
Void
Blasphemy
Creeping doom
Destruction

8th level spells
air
Reverse gravity
Moment of presence
Whirlwind
Earth
Bombardment
Earthquake
Fire
Incendiary cloud
Water
Cloud chariot
Cure critical wounds, mass
Void
Create greater undead
Holy aura
Unholy aura
9th level spells
Air
Freedom
Gate
Whirlwind, greater
All
Summon elemental monolith
Earth
Cast in stone
Fire
Internal fire
Transmute rock to lava
Water
Tsunami
Heal, mass
Void
Crushing hand