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cast

Name

Name

cast - Spell casting

Syntax

Syntax

cast <spell> [from <scroll>] [at|on <target|targets>]
[using <components>] [with <argument>]

Description

Description

Cast is used when you want to activate a spell that you have remembered, been taught or found in a scroll on your adventures. You must use cast followed by the spell you wish to cast followed by any information that is appropriate to the spell.

Components will be automatically retrieved from containers identified as "component pouch" when a spell is cast.

You can stop casting the spell with "stop spell" but this, and failure itself, may have some unpleasant side-effects.

Remember that priests must use the command 'perform' for rituals.

Example

Example

> cast jogloran's portal of cheaper travel from scroll on gold ring
You prepare to cast Jogloran's Portal of Cheaper Travel on the gold ring.

> nickname master woddeley's luminescent companion mwlc
Added nickname mwlc for master woddeley's luminescent companion.
> cast mwlc
You prepare to cast Master Woddeley's Luminescent Companion.

> identify backpack as component pouch
The large backpack may now be identified as "component pouch".
> cast kof on warrior
You get a carrot from the large backpack.
You get a lightable torch from the large backpack.
You prepare to cast Kamikaze Oryctolagus Flammula on the angry dwarf warrior.

> cast mother feelbright's busy bees on soldier using 3 dollops of honey
You prepare to cast Mother Feelbright's Busy Bees on the muscular soldier.

See also

spellsidentifyperformnicknameremember