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In this installment of Khayd’haik the Troll Mystic’s series on elementals, he discusses how elementals can move between dimensions, including when they are magically summoned from their home planes.
Check out the introductory installment on elementals if you missed it or any previous installments, or just want to refresh your memory on what has come before.
Dimension Hopping Basics
Elementals can freely pass from one dimension to an adjacent dimension, but only to an area that contains a concentration of its associated element. Elementals may also cross dimensions in answer to a wizard’s proper summons. A proper summons will involve some amount of the associated element, the purer, the better.
Elementals can be summoned by wizards to perform tasks. They often do not care they have been summoned nor do they care they are being given tasks. An elemental has a strong survival instinct, however, and will abandon any task that threatens its survival unless the magic binding it is too powerful for it to break. There are not many wizards who can work magic that powerful. Wizards are best served by giving an elemental a task that involves the elemental’s associated element and does not put the elemental in danger. Continue reading “Codex of the Troll Mystic: Elementals, Part 8 – Dimension Hopping and Summonings”