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Help on shocking grasp
>help shocking grasp
Syntax: cast 'shocking grasp'
Any time later, touch
A mage casting this spell focuses electrical energy into the air above his/her
palm, in effect creating an instance of ball lightning. This ball hovers until
such time as the mage touches a target, at which time the lightning discharges
The spell activates and does damage to its target when the mage uses the
'touch' command to make contact with them. At that point, the ball of
lightning's energy is transferred directly into the target. Needless to say,
it's much more harmful than a typical winter day's static electricity.