Land Mine

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School of Fire Magic
School of Earth Magic
Level 1
 Bloodlust
 Curse
 Magic Arrow *
 Protection from Fire
Level 2
 Blind
 Fire Wall
 Visions *
Level 3
 Fireball
 Land Mine
 Misfortune
Level 4
 Armageddon
 Berserk
 Fire Shield
 Frenzy
 Inferno
 Slayer
Level 5
 Sacrifice
 Summon Fire Elemental
School of Air Magic
School of Earth Magic
School of Water Magic
Land Mine
School:  Fire Magic
Level:  3rd
Cost:  18/15
Duration:  Until touched
 Basic effect
Landmines are placed in four random hexes on the battlefield. A troop stepping on a mine takes ((Power x 10) + 25) damage. Enemy creatures battling on their native terrain can see the mines and can cross them safely. To all others they are invisible.
 Advanced effect
Same as basic effect, except that six mines are placed, and damage is ((Power x 10) + 50).
 Expert effect
Same as basic effect, except that eight mines are placed, and damage is ((Power x 10) + 100).
 Probability of occurrence (%):
Castle   24
Rampart   24
Tower   32 (24*)
Inferno   25
Necropolis   25
Dungeon   35
Stronghold   24
Fortress   9
Conflux   13
Cove Horn of the Abyss   13
Factory Horn of the Abyss   24
* Without Library

Land Mine is a 3rd level spell in the School of Fire Magic.

Produces a number of land mines at random locations. All friendly troops can cross the mines safely. All enemy troops, except those immune, will take damage from the mines, but this spell cannot be cast if the enemy started the battle with at least one unit fighting on its Native Terrain which is not immune to the effects of the spell.

In the event the enemy started the battle with only troops that are immune to the effects of this spell, whether or not said enemy units are fighting on native terrain, the spell can still be cast, and the mines will be placed, but this of course will be a waste unless the enemy summons elementals later in the battle.

The Tower garrison land mines will do damage to any enemy troop not immune to the effects of this spell, even Tower troops native to snow. As with the Land Mine spell, all friendly creatures can cross the mines safely.

AI cannot cast this spell.

Heroes starting with Land Mine:

Heroes specialising in Land Mine:

Creatures immune to Land Mine:


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Land Mine is a terrible spell really, far too expensive, deals far too little damage and it lacks the stopping power of Quicksand.