Destroy Undead

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School of Air Magic
Symbol for the School of Air Magic
Level 1
 Haste
 Magic Arrow
 View Air
Level 2
 Disguise
 Disrupting Ray
 Fortune
 Lightning Bolt
 Precision
 Protection from Air
 Visions
Level 3
 Air Shield
 Destroy Undead
 Hypnotize
Level 4
 Chain Lightning
 Counterstrike
Level 5
 Dimension Door
 Fly
 Magic Mirror
 Summon Air Elemental
Titan's Lightning Bolt
School of Earth Magic
School of Fire Magic
School of Water Magic
Destroy Undead is a 3rd level spell in the School of Air Magic.
Destroy Undead
Destroy Undead.png
School:  School of Air Magic
Level:  3rd
Basic cost:  15
Duration:  instant
 Basic effect
All undead creature troops receive ((power x 10) + 10) damage.
 Advanced effect
All undead creature troops receive ((power x 10) + 20) damage.
 Expert effect
All undead creature troops receive ((power x 10) + 50) damage.
 Probability of occurrence (%):
Castle Castle   35
Rampart Rampart   24
Tower Tower   32 (24*)
Inferno Inferno   9
Necropolis Necropolis   0
Dungeon Dungeon   13
Stronghold Stronghold   13
Fortress Fortress   9
Conflux Conflux   13
* Without Library
It causes damage to all undead creatures on the battlefield – including the casters troops.

The artifact Pendant of Death makes the wearer troops immune to this spell.

Discussion[edit]

Destroy Undead is at its best when fighting against small number of scattered low-tier undead creatures. The damage does not scale enough to cause serious damage when fighting against larger armies with stronger forces. One can easily calculate, that with a power skill of 20, Destroy Undead spell only does 250 points of damage at expert level, which means about two Dread Knights. Naturally, Orb of the Firmament and/or Sorcery can increase the damage, but typically there are more useful spells available than Destroy Undead for harming the enemy.