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MAGIC ITEM: The Spellbook of Elric the Wise

Dear Reader,

If you are reading this, then you have found my spellbook. Congratulations! You are about to embark on a journey of discovery and wonder, as you delve into the secrets of magic.

I have spent my life studying the arcane arts, and I have gathered within these pages some of the most powerful spells ever devised. Each one is a testament to the beauty and complexity of magic, and each one has the potential to change the course of history.

But with great power comes great responsibility. I urge you to use these spells wisely and judiciously, for the betterment of all. Magic is a powerful tool, but it can also be dangerous in the wrong hands. Remember that every action has a consequence, and that the use of magic carries with it great responsibility.

I wish you luck on your journey, and I hope that this spellbook will be a valuable resource to you as you explore the wonders of the arcane.


Elric the Wise

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This spellbook once belonged to the renowned wizard, Elric the Wise. Elric was a powerful wizard who dedicated his life to studying the arcane arts. He was known for his mastery of spells related to divination, enchantment, and transmutation. He traveled across the lands, seeking knowledge and power, and his spellbook contains some of the most potent spells ever devised.


Elric the Wise was a legendary wizard who lived over a thousand years ago. He spent his life traveling the world, seeking knowledge and power, and his spellbook was his most treasured possession. It is said that Elric's mastery of magic was so great that he was able to bend reality itself to his will.

Over the centuries, Elric's spellbook has been sought after by countless wizards and sorcerers, each seeking to unlock the secrets of his power. It has been lost and found many times over the years, but it always seems to find its way back into the hands of those who would use its power for good.

Today, the spellbook is kept in the vaults of the Arcanum, a guild of wizards dedicated to the study of magic. It is considered one of the most valuable artifacts in their possession, and only the most skilled and experienced wizards are allowed to study its contents.


The spellbook is bound in thick, black leather with intricate silver designs etched into the cover. The edges of the pages are gilded with gold, and the pages themselves are made of a smooth, velvety material that seems to resist wear and tear. The writing within the spellbook is elegant and precise, as though each spell was penned with great care and attention to detail.

As you hold the spellbook in your hands, you can't help but feel a sense of reverence and respect for the knowledge it contains. As you open the spellbook, you are greeted by the scent of old parchment and ink. The pages are filled with arcane symbols and diagrams, each one imbued with a sense of power and mystery. As you read through the spells, you feel a sense of awe and wonder, as though you are peering into the very fabric of magic itself. You know that with great power comes great responsibility, and that the spells within these pages must be used wisely and judiciously.


1st Level: burning hands, charm person, detect magic, disguise self, expeditious retreat, feather fall, identify, magic missile, shield, sleep, thunderwave

2nd Level: enlarge/reduce, gaseous form, invisibility, knock, locate object, magic weapon, melf’s acid arrow, mirror image, spider climb, suggestion

3rd Level: blink, counterspell, dispel magic, fireball, fly, haste, leomund’s tiny hut, lightning bolt, slow, water breathing

4th Level: dimension door, evard’s black tentacles, fabricate, ice storm, mordenkainen’s private sanctum, polymorph, stone shape, stoneskin

5th Level: cone of cold, contact other plane, dominate person, elric’s transmute form*, telekinesis, transmute rock, wall of force, wall of stone

6th Level: chain lightning, disintegrate, flesh to stone

7th Level: delayed blast fireball, etherealness, plane shift, sequester

8th Level: control weather, demiplane, power word stun

9th Level: mass polymorph, meteor swarm, shapechange, timestop, true polymorph, wish

*Elric's Transmute Form is a spell of his own creation that Elric spent countless time, energy, and money developing.

As always, DMs/GMs have final say on the contents of the spellbook or how it's acquired. This is just meant to be a tool for inspiration, a quick plot hook, or a magic item awarded to the party for a quest, or anything else the DM can think of. Check out the link for Elric's Transmute Form spell here in case you missed it, and click here if you want to use Elric as an NPC in your game. Thanks for reading, and as always - let us know what you think in the comments below! - Joe

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