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[World Anvil] – Divination Magic Types

Divination Magic

Use magic to get the information you require

Dispite what some may tell you, divination is not temporal magic. We gain insight, seek guidance and desire to be pointed in the right direction

— The Art of Divination

 Divination magic is the art of knowing about a subject through supernatural means. Originally, Divination, or “to be inspired by a god”, is the attempt to gain insight into a question or situation by way of an occultic, standardized process or ritual. There are as many means of divination as there are practitioners. Temporal Magic and Divination should not be confused. In fact many practitioners of divination can get offended when doing so...

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[List] – 20 Chaos or Wild Magical Effects

Chaos magic effects , sometimes called Wild Magic is when a spell or item produces a random effect that is often not what the caster intended. They can be amusing, helpful or dangerous. Here are 20 such effects.

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D20 Effect
1 A nearby major religion names the caster as a heretic their their religion even if the caster is a follower
2 A random body part of the casters swaps with the targets. If not an organic target then two of the casters body parts swap over
3 A random non-magical non-held object within 50 feet turns into snow
4 A small black portal opens a long thin skeletal arms reaches out grabs a small object at random t...
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[List] – Chaos Magic Surges

A magic surge is when arcane power goes wild and acts in ways the caster never intended it to. They can be good or bad (from the casters point of view), but they all share the same rule that they are unpredictable

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D20 x
1 All vegetation within 1 mile turns invisible
2 Any water within 50 feet turns into acid
3 Caster finds nothing amusing and can't laugh or even smile for 1d4 weeks
4 Caster gains services of an elemental until next sunrise
5 Caster grows a tails like a fox
6 Caster is accused of a crime in their hometown
7 Caster is pinned to the ground by chains of gold. This chains remain and are valuable.
8 Ca...
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Random List – 20 Magi-Tech Item Concepts

Magic-Tech is a maigical effect bound to a technological item, and there are 20 such item ideas listed below!

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D20 MagiTech
1 Animated Enhancer
2 Animating Resonator
3 Binding Differential
4 Clerics Drive
5 Clerics Module
6 Control Scanner
7 Detonating Harmonizer
8 Disintegrating Assembly
9 Draconic Deflector
10 Elven Manipulator
11 Fey-touched Synthesizer
12 Fixed Dampener
13 Fulgurkenetic Isolator
14 Lawful Fabricator
15 Necromancers Cluster
16 Primal Assembly
17 Primal Regulator
18 Sorcerers Compensator
19 Temporal Projector
20 Trollish Deflector
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Activating magical items

Magic items are a staple of any fantasy genre game or story, plus others genres as well. From the humble potion, to the mighty god-slaying sword. But something that crops up time and time again is how to actually use the item you have found. Some, like potions, are obvious; open bottle and drink. But what about others? Today, I’ll be suggesting some other ways magic items can be activated or even deactivated, which is useful for cursed items or those that give off a signature that can be tracked or followed.

  1. Activation on correct use – The item powers up when used correctly, such as a crown being used to coronate a king or a sword to kill. This prevents someone from turning on the items power by just holding the item or passing it to another...
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