Fair Weather - 4 week casting time, variable aura, no component
Effect raise the tax base of the region by 10% (maybe 5%) per aura
invested. Last for as many months as aura invested but at a decreasing
scale. Ex. cast with 3 aura, lasts 3 months, 30% increase first month,
20% increase second month, 10% increase last month.
Disheartening Storm - 1 week, 3? aura, component?
Effects: reduce tax base of region by 20%, chance for unsheltered men
to become ill, reduction in unsheltered attackers strength by 10 (15 or
more?). Effect kick in the following month.
Promising wind - 1 week, 2? aura, no component
increase ship movement rate for remainder of the month (leave exact
specification to someone who has actually used ships).
Well those are a few to start off the discussion. Also, any comments
on the following ideas?
Summon xxxxx Elemental
Air - scrying
Earth - gatecraft
Fire - magic
Water - weather
Demon - necromancy
Each would have unique attributes and maybe differing maintenance requirement
(elementals - y jewels/turn (also, how about a mine jewel skill under
mining), demons y men/turn).
and with above in artifact construction
Staff of Elemental Control
component yew, creator must know summoning spell for type of staff
created, weird component based on elemental type
possession of a staff of the appropriate type would cut maintenance
Just a few random thoughts this morning.