Nature Magic is typically broken up across four classifications: Agrokinesis, Zokinesis, Biomicrokinesis, and Curative Magic. They each allow for manipulations to the inner workings of creatures through alterations made to different biological systems. Care must be taken when making alterations or the creature will succumb due to internal imbalances as its systems fail to synergize appropriately.
Agrokinesis is the magic of plant manipulation. This includes everything from the growth of plants to their genetics and even their health. It also includes the manipulation of effects from poisons and curatives obtained from plants.
Zokinesis is the magic of animal manipulation. This includes everything from the growth of animals to their genetics and even their health. It also includes the manipulation of effects and curatives from materials obtained from animals.
The magical manipulation of microorganisms, biomicrokinesis includes everything from genetics to growth rate to the suppression of symptoms in an infected host. It is most commonly used in brewing beers, baking breads, and healing the sick.
Curative Magic is the backbone of the Healer's expertise, providing the magic to physically cure an individual or even to prevent illness. While it is typically used on Sapient Species it can also be applied to other animals and even certain plants.
- Access & Availability
- Nature Magic requires training not only for the usage of the magic itself but also to understand the biology of the species to be treated to allow for the best application of that magic. For this reason the study of these magics, Zokinesis in particular, requires dedication and practice. This means most people will never become experts in these fields. The magic itself, however, is readily available to any with the need, and the coin. Healers of some capacity are found in most towns and the larger cities tend to attract an assortment of Curative Magic and Zokinesis professionals, sometimes even employing them directly. Practicioners of Agrokinesis are more prevalent in farming communities, and it is not uncommon for a band of farmers to pool their resources to maintain one full time. As the easiest of the three many farmers already understand the basics, passing lessons to the next generation as a matter of course.
- Nature Magic is highly complex due to the nature of the things its affects. Living creatures, both plant and animal, maintain a delicate internal balance via their own biological systems. Practicioners 9f Nature Magic must understand and maintain this balance when casting their alterations, if they wish their subject to survive.