Vortex of Flame, Mage Gift 3
Rain fire upon your enemies in battle.
Fire rains down upon the battlefield for POWd10 rounds. Each round, all those in the area, the caster excluded, are struck by POWd4 flaming stones for 1d6 points of fire damage per strike.
Additional energy may be expended to reduce the difficulty of the spell.
For an expenditure of 5ep, up to POW other individuals may be designated as exempt from the spells effects. This expenditure may be made multiple times.
The caster's effective skill level is deducted from the casting cost of the spell.