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Mavin's earthfast was a 10th-level Arcanist spell used in the days of Netheril.[1]

EffectsEdit

The spell was originally created to allow continued mining of areas that would otherwise be too dangerous to mine. A casting of Mavin's earthfast made large areas of underground tunnels impervious to cave-ins and similar disasters. Its use was later adapted to preserve important areas of cities.[1]

ComponentsEdit

The components needed for this spell were a stone of controlling earth elementals, six chardalyns (each imbued with transmute mud to rock), and an earth elemental.[1]

HistoryEdit

The spell was created by Mavin around -510 DR (3349 NY)[2][3] However, after the near-cataclysmic destruction of the Weave caused by the casting of Karsus's avatar in -339 DR (3520 NY) and the subsequent restrictions placed on magic by Mystra, the spell could no longer be cast.[2][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 slade, James Butler (November 1996). Netheril: Empire of Magic (Encyclopedia Arcana). (TSR, Inc.), p. 11. ISBN 0-7869-0437-2.
  2. 2.0 2.1 slade, James Butler (November 1996). Netheril: Empire of Magic (The Winds of Netheril). (TSR, Inc.), p. 5. ISBN 0-7869-0437-2.
  3. slade, James Butler (November 1996). Netheril: Empire of Magic (The Winds of Netheril). (TSR, Inc.), p. 28. ISBN 0-7869-0437-2.
  4. slade, James Butler (November 1996). Netheril: Empire of Magic (The Winds of Netheril). (TSR, Inc.), pp. 11–12. ISBN 0-7869-0437-2.

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