Wand of flame

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Type Wand
Name Wand of flame
Icon Wand of flame.png
A magical device which throws little puffs of flame.
Spell Details
Damage Formula 2d(4+pow/10)
Max Damage 2d9 Fire
Max Power 50
Range 7
Targeting Beam
To-hit 8+Power/10

A wand of flame fires flames at an opponent, with a power of 15 + 2.5 * Evocations. An individual wand on the ground can have up to 45 charges. As with all wands, this will merge with other wands of flame when picked up.

Artificers will start with a wand of flame with 15 charges.

Tips & Tricks

  • This wand effectively duplicates the old Throw Flame spell, which was level 2. Use it early: later on, it deals little damage, even with high Evocations.
  • Although it does produce fire, wands of flame are not powerful enough to burn trees.
  • Like other sources of fire, if it crosses a pool of water, it will create a cloud of steam.
    • Use this to take out electric eels or other waterborne creatures; even at low skill, the steam will block vision while damaging them.


Prior to 0.16, this wand could hold up to 24 charges.

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