Fundamentalist Wizard (Wizard Archetype)

There are some wizards that during their studies uncover Foundation but deem it too dangerous for extensive use and limit their use of it to their arcane school. These wizards become very set in their ways and as such do not learn all of the types of magic.

Fundamental School

The choice to specialize in Fundamental magic must be made when you first become a wizard. Once the choice to do so is made, it cannot be changed. You receive an additional spell slot of each spell level you can cast, from 1st on up. Each day, you can prepare a spell from your specialty school in that slot. This spell must be in your spellbook. You may select a spell modified by a metamagic feat to prepare in your school slot, but it uses up a higher-level spell slot. You do not get to customize your choice for opposition schools—your opposition schools are determined for you when you choose your specialization.

These restrictions are more significant than those most wizards follow and are known as prohibited schools. You can never prepare a spell that is in one of your prohibited schools—you treat these spells as if they were not on the wizard spell list. If using a spell trigger or spell completion item to cast a spell from one of your prohibited schools, you must use the Use Magic Device skill to do so.

Beginning at 1st level, you may now use the first Word associated with your school once per day, treating your wizard level as your Speaker level. Learn the following Identifying Words: All, Ally, Enemy, and Self.

At 6th level you gain the second Word associated with your school and may use it once per day. The Words associated with each school are as follows:

Abjuration1st: Shield; 6th: Balance, Extinguish, Ground, or Insulate (choose one)

Prohibited Schools: illusion, transmutation

Conjuration1st: Heal; 6th: Portal

Prohibited Schools: divination, evocation

Divination1st: Fortunate; 6th: Speak

Prohibited Schools: conjuration

Enchantment1st: Charm; 6th: Command

Prohibited Schools: evocation, necromancy

Evocation1st: Bash; 6th: Shout

Prohibited Schools: conjuration, enchantment

Illusion1st: Disguise; 6th: Invisible

Prohibited Schools: abjuration, necromancy

Necromancy1st: Harm; 6th: Rot

Prohibited Schools: illusion, enchantment

Transmutation1st: Harden; 6th: Accelerate

Prohibited Schools: abjuration, necromancy

This ability functions as the Words of Foundation class feature from Speaker. This ability replaces arcane school.

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Speaker: A Pathfinder 1e class designed for use in the Lost Lands, © 2021, Michael Mars, Author Michael Mars Russell

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