first use. On a roll of 1, the weapon has no chance of breaking except against a harder material.
Crude weapons check for breaking upon inflicting damage; roll 1d6. Bone weapons break on a roll of 1 or 2, stone weapons break on a roll of 1.
wood takes 1 year.
A ranger who reaches 8th level can learn and use certain spells. Unlike a wizard, he doesn't need a spell book, nor does he need to roll to learn spells. Instead, he obtains spells like a priest, acquiring the spells he wants to memorize through meditation and prayer. Chapter 8 examines the relationship between rangers, priests, and faiths in more detail.
Unlike priests, rangers have access to spells only from the animal and plant spheres. As shown on Table 5 in Chapter 1, a ranger can cast spells at an increasingly higher level as he himself advances in level; a 9th-level ranger casts spells as a 2nd-level caster, while a 12th-level ranger casts spells as a 5th-level caster. Also note that a ranger can choose to
plant or animal sphere spell of the level shown on Table 5; for instance, a
13th-level ranger can have any three 1st-level spells from the plant and animal spheres and any two 2nd-level spells from the plant and animal spheres memorized at one time.
This chapter presents several new spells that the ranger should find especially useful, along with a few new magical items. For quick reference, Table 56 lists all spells
available to the ranger.
spells are described in this chapter; the rest are detailed