Iâm currently playing a bard, and Iâm wondering about the utility of read magic outside of reading scrolls. The Pathfinder campaign setting is full of magic, whether it's the misanthropic cloistered wizard or the nature-loving druid.Some of the greatest fallen civilizations used powerful magic, such as the runelords of Thassilon, and the world is dotted with powerful magic items and the remnants of what the raw power of magic can leave behind when misused. Furthermore, once the spell is cast and you have read the magical inscription, you are thereafter able to read that particular writing without recourse to the use of read magic. The Book of Magic is the primary holy text of Nethys, the god of magic and the official text of his church.. You focus on the target object, opening your mind to perceive magical auras. Duration 10 min./level. When identifying a scroll, Read Magic is hands-down one of the most useful spells to have. First, we had novels, then came the card game and comics, and next on the list are video games! When the casting is complete, you know whether that item is magical, and if it is, you learn the school of magic . If the door follows a preset sequence through the dungeon, the affected walls will also reveal faint transmutation (teleportation) magic while the door is not present. You can read at the rate of one page (250 words) per minute. Over the years, Pathfinder as a brand found itself expanding beyond the tabletop. 1 Origin of the Runelords 2 The Runelords of Thassilon 3 The Runelords' Slumber 4 References Thassilon was founded more than 11,000 years ago by First King Xin who had been exiled from his homeland of Azlant for promoting heretical beliefs. Edited by James Sutter. Read Magic. It is a comprehensive guide for learning and harnessing magic and the ramifications of its use and misuse. Casting Time 1 standard action. Hello pathfinder friends. Three times per day on command, the monocle allows the user to read magical inscriptions (including scrolls) as if affected by read magic. Gods & Magic February 11, 2020: 128 978-1-64078-202-0: Hardcover PZO9303 Robert Adducci Legends July 30, 2020: 128 978-1-64078-254-9: Hardcover PZO9306 Paizo Staff Pathfinder Society Guide October 14, 2020: 128 978-1-64078-278-5: Hardcover PZO9307 Kate Baker, James Case, John Compton, et al. If the object is illusory, you detect this only if the effect's level is lower than the level of your read aura spell. Range personal. Components V, S, F (a clear crystal or mineral prism). Most of the discussions Iâve seen online revolve around whether or not to use read magic for reading scrolls vs the spellcraft skill. Prodigal Sons Tells of Ollix Kaddar's travels in the River Kingdoms.It is the Pathfinder's Journal for the â¦ Target you. Read Magic â Pathfinder: Kingmaker Alpha Impressions Written by Luis Loza. Example: I'm an 8th-level wizard, I've got better spells to put in my four 0-level slots than Read Magic (gotta have that Open/Close! Once per day, by speaking a second command word, the user can activate a 1stlevel spell from a scroll even if she doesnât have the spell on her class list or meet the other requirements. You can decipher magical inscriptions on objectsâbooks, scrolls, weapons, and the likeâthat would otherwise be unintelligible. The book is full of contradictions. Written by multiple authors, The Compass Stone tells of the travels of Pathfinder Eando Kline.It was originally published as the Pathfinder's Journal in the following Adventure Paths: Rise of the Runelords, Curse of the Crimson Throne and Second Darkness. Problem is, not everyone prepares it. School divination; Level bard 0, cleric 0, druid 0, paladin 1, ranger 1, sorcerer/wizard 0. Detect magic on the door will reveal transmutation (teleportation) magic of moderate power. Review Leave a Comment. Furthermore, once the spell is cast and you have read the magical inscription, you are thereafter able to read that particular writing without recourse to the use of read magic. ), but my Spellcraft check is so high I can now take 10 to identify pretty much any scroll I want. You can read at the rate of one page (250 words) per minute.