Spellbook of acid blast

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spellbook of
+   acid blast   Light green spellbook.png
Appearance random
Base price 600 zm
Weight 50
Turns to read 36
Ink to write 30–59
Spell type attack
Level 6
Power cost 30 Pw
Direction ray/distant

The spellbook of acid blast, from GruntHack, teaches the acid blast spell.


Unskilled / basic

At unskilled or basic skill, poison blast generates a ray akin to the acid blast of a yellow dragon; it deals (xplev/2+1)d6 damage to non-acid resistant targets and corrodes weapon and armor on an independent 1-in-6 chance for each.

Skilled / expert

At skilled and expert level, the spell may be targeted at a location no more than 10 squares away that is in sight and an open space. The explosion cannot be cast underwater or on the Plane of Water; if used while swallowed, it is automatically cast on your own location.

Two to nine explosions are generated; the first is centered at the target location, and subsequent explosions are randomly placed on any of the nine squares around that point (unless swallowed). Each explosion deals damage as the unskilled/basic spell; only the damage is dealt, and weapons and armor are not eroded.

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