Bard (V7)

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Bard is a core class that casts magic to manipulate the enemy.

From the Rulebook

Class created by Tawnee Darkfalcon

Note: This version is outdated, for the current V8 version see here: Bard

Bardic history is mostly tied in with the early oral tradition of the druids and Norse skalds. Medieval Europe does give us a case of actual singing knights, many of them female, from the independent French province of Aquitaine before it was crushed by the Papacy.

As of Clan COM Meeting 2011

Lost - level 1 , cost 1, max 4, per life

Combat Casting (N, Neutral)
(C)Bard 6,
(E)The bard no longer needs a free hand to cast magics.
(L)May not be used to cast magics modified with extension.


Sarafin, William Shakespeare, Alan O’Dale, Homer, Scheherazade, Circe, Bragi, Snorri Sturluson, Taliesin


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Class details:

Bard Level Lives Weapons Armor Immunities Abilities and Traits
All 4 subtracts from magic points Medium shield (subtracts from magic points) None Bardic charm (see below), Magic-user (see below)

Bardic Charm:

Some monsters may be immune to the control school, but not bardic charm. Bardic charm is any control magic that is cast by a bard (even those bought with Voice).

Bard Magic

Bards are magic-users and gain magic at each level. See the Rules of Magic section for more details.

Bard Level Magic Name Type School Use Cost/Max Range
First Level Cancel S Sorcery Unlimited 0/- 50'
- Charm S Control 1/life 2/2 20'
- Hold Person S Subdual 1/life 2/2 20'
- Presence N Neutral 1/game 1/4 -
- Protection from Control E Protection 1/game 1/4 T
- Visit N Neutral 1/game 1/4 -
Second Level Legend S Control 1/game 1/4 20'
- Liplock E Sorcery Unlimited 2/- T
- Protection from Subdual E Protection 1/game 1/4 T
- Talk to Dead S Spirit 1/life 1/- T
- Truth S Control 1/life 2/2 20'
Third Level Confidence E Sorcery 1/game 1/2 T
- Extension N Neutral 1/life 1/2 -
- Imbue N Neutral 1/game 1/2 -
- Sleep S Subdual 1/life 2/4 20'
Fourth Level Awe/Fear S Control 1/game 1/4 20'
- Berserk E Sorcery 1/game 1/2 T
- Honor Duel S Sorcery 1/life 1/4 20'
- Lore S Control 1/life 2/2 20'
- Warskill N Neutral 1/game 2/1 -
Fifth Level Confusion S Control 1/game 1/2 50'
- Mimic N Neutral 1/game 2/1 -
- Mute S Control 1/life 2/4 20'
- Yield S Control 1/game 2/4 50'
Sixth Level Combat Casting N Neutral 1/game 2/1 -
- Dance N Neutral 1/game 1/2 50'
- Release S Sorcery 1/life 1/4 20'
- Voice N Neutral 1/game 2/1 -

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