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Lightning Motes

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Name: Lightning Motes
School: Evocation (Electricity)
Spell Level: Art 4
Components: VerbalIcon tooltip.pngVerbal: A verbal component is a spoken incantation. You cannot cast spells that require this component if you cannot act or speak. Certain rare spells, such as Silence Creature, may temporarily disable spells that require verbal components., SomaticIcon tooltip.pngSomatic: A somatic component is a measured and precise movement of the hand. You cannot cast spells that require this component if you cannot move causing arcane spell failure resulting in a ruined spell. Spells without a somatic component may be used with disregard to Arcane Spell Failure chance. Note - that characters make the same arm gestures for most spells in DDO, so you can't tell which spells require this component by watching your character's animations., MaterialIcon tooltip.pngMaterial: A material component is one or more physical substances or objects that are annihilated by the spell energies in the casting process. You must have the required items in your inventory. If you run out of the components, the game will not allow you to cast the spell and will instead inform you of what component is missing. The metamagic feat Eschew Materials and some enhancements in Draconic Incarnation can remove this restriction.
Spell Point Cost: 25
Metamagic: Maximize, Quicken, Heighten, Eschew
Target: Foe, Positional, Breakable
Range: Standard Spherical AOE
Duration: 10 seconds to 22 seconds
Saving Throw: Reflex for half.
Spell Resistance: No
Cooldown: 4 seconds


You create a nebulous cloud of electric motes that damages enemies that enter it. Any creatures that are hit by the cloud take 1d6+2 electric damage per caster level (up to a max of 10d6+20 damage at caster level 10). A successful Reflex save reduces this damage by half. Enemies hit by the cloud are also made temporarily more vulnerable to electric damage, taking 1.15 extra damage from any electric-based attacks.