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Once you have selected your character's race, he or she enters a profession. There are 14 different professions in Wizardry, each with its own abilities and skills. At the bottom of each profession box, you'll see the profession's initial skill selection. These are the skills you will be able to choose from when you're allocating your character's skill bonus points. Some skills your character may already have - straight out of training. These skills are italicized. Consider the items your...

Selecting Race

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Just as you and I are Human, your characters are of a specific race, too. Within Wizardry, there are eleven different peoples. Each race has its own benefits and shortcomings, and some even seem specially destined to enter certain professions. Selecting a race for your character is a delicate process once you pick a race for a character, it is for life, and you may not change it later on. A character's race determines his or her statistics, such as strength or intelligence, resistances and...

Tiartfi Spdis

A rushing wave of bubbling acid which causes 1-7 hit points of damage per power level. A sprinkle of powder which causes the monsters' skin to itch. It also irritates the monsters and lessens their ability to attack and defend. Creates a magical shield in front of the party, and lowers AC of party members by one point per power level. Shows direction party is facing N.S3.W in the dungeon. The duration of spell is relative to its power level. Mage, Psionic At A Door or Treasure Chest Magically...

Appendix IA Character aces

Within Wizardry, there are 11 races your character may choose from. Remember, once your character selects a race, it's for good you can't change it later on. A character's race, for the most part, influences which profession he or she can enter. Further, most races have their own special resistances and abilities. You'll find information about all the races listed here. STR 9 Humans arc the race to which all INT 8 others in Wizardry arc compared. PEE 8 Perfecdy balanced in its statistics, VIT 9...

IMentaC SpcCCs

Spell book Base Cast When Cost Affects Mental Attack 3 1 Monster An invading pressure of Psionic thought swirling the Mental Attack 3 1 Monster An invading pressure of Psionic thought swirling the causing 1-7 hit points of mental damage per power level. May cause insanity. Causes monsters to fall asleep and prevents them from attacking the party members and defending themselves from attack. Success depends on the power of the monsters relative to the power level of the spell. Magically lowers...

Statistics

Statistics are the central part of a Player Character, and are influenced by the race you select. In turn, these statistics will help a character enter and succeed in a certain profession. As you read through the available character races, you'll see these statistics mentioned. Each character has eight statistics. Ranging from 0 to 18, these statistics act as a numerical meter of the character's performance in an area. A character with an 18 strength, for example, could possibly blow down a...