Spell Casting

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  • The active player may attempt to cast spells during the magic phase, with one or more of his wizards or units with bound spells.
    Each of your non-fleeing wizards (or models with bound spells) may attempt to cast each of its spells up to onetime per Magic Phase. If a spell is cast, the Reactive player may make a single dispel attempt to nullify the spell that was just cast. If no successful dispel attempt was made, or the Reactive player did not want to dispel the spell, the spell's effects are applied first, then the Path attribute is resolved.
    The following procedure has to be followed, if a casting attempt is made:
    1. The Active player declares which Wizard is casting which spell with how many Power Dice. If applicable,also declare which version of the spell is used and what its targets (and attribute's targets) are. A minimum of 1 and no more than 5 dice can be used.
    2. The Active player rolls that many Power Dice (from the Power Dice pool, provided he/she has enough dice). Add the results of the rolled dice and any casting modifiers together to get the total casting roll.
    3. The casting attempt is successful if the total casting roll is equal to or higher than the spell's Casting Value.Otherwise, the casting attempt fails and the caster suffers from Lost Focus - skip to step 8.
    4. The Reactive player may choose to make a dispel attempt. If so, he/she declares which (if any) of his/her non-fleeing Wizards (and Aiding Wizards) will attempt to dispel the spell and how many Dispel Dice it will use. A minimum of 1 dice must be used. Note that a dispel attempt may be attempted even without having a wizard. If no dispel attempt is made, skip to step 6.
    5. The Reactive player rolls that many Dispel Dice (from the Dispel Dice pool, provided he/she has enough dice). Add the results of the rolled dice and any dispel modifiers together to get the total dispel roll. The dispel attempt is successful if the total dispel roll is equal to or higher than the total casting roll. If so, skip to step 8. If the total dispel roll is lower than the total casting roll, the dispel attempt failed. The dispelling wizard suffers from Lost Focus. Proceed to step 6.
    6. Apply the spell's effects. Then apply the Path attribute's effects.
    7. If the spell was cast with Overwhelming Power, apply the effects of the Miscast.
    8. The casting attempt is finished. Go back to step 4 in the Magic Phase Sequence.

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