A varied and suprising set of spells accessible by those who have learned to access the Core. Practitioners of various martial arts throughout the centuries have claimed to be able to use this spell set, such as the fabled Bruce Lee, Roman Warlord Portabont Mortem, and the celebrated Master Flex.
What, the little muscle wizard gonna cast Fist?
A discreet energy force, which can enhance the desired physical attack anywhere from 2 times up to a magnitude of 50 times is sent out just around the focus point (fist, foot, sword, arrow). Once any opposing velocity is experienced (impact, reversal or deflection) the spell ends.
Advanced EffectsSkilled practitioners have been known to be able to extend the full length this spell is able to strike, famously from a distance of 1-inch, to up to 7 feet. Further complexiry is also accomplished with the addition of Elemental Magic to the base Fist spell. Kicking with sturdy rock like feet, punching with tongues of fire, or firing electric arrows have all been recorded.
Untrained practitioners can findd themselves experiencing dangerous Spell Blowback, which has caused limbs to be ripped off, muscles and bone to be shredded and even loss of life as ever blood vessel in the body ruptures. Consistent practice, training in underlying combat forms, and reinforcment through other magical means can all belay some of the effects. Superficial damage is always a possibility.
To those sensitive to the ebb and flow of Cortex, the air around the body of the caster may appear to waver, and then solidify around the area they choose to use as the focus of the spell.
Drawn from the very fabric of creation, these spells require the user to expend some of their own life energy to execute without having serious damage done to themselves.
The Eastern MethodPractitioners of Buddism, Shintoism, and Taoism in the Orient claim to have been taught the way of the Fist by their founding ideologies. Many have attributed this to their focus on internal contemplation and meditation, which is known to activate a persons ability to sense the flow of Cortex.
- Related Organizations
- Gestures & Ritual
Focus your mind, and you strike will never miss.Many practitioners find that simple relaxation, focus, and channeling of their natural energies is enough to perform the bost basic Fist spell safely.
- Effect Duration
- Insta famous to up to 10 seconds
- Effect Casting Time
- Touch to 10 meters
- Cortex Sensitive or higher
- Applied Restriction
- Status as an Enhanced Person, or ones who Cortex is unbalanced. The body of a person who is not affected by Cortex Metal is unable to cast Fist, regardless of training.