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"Oi cat, put that book down. I'm certain you can't read."
―Lance, Epic Battle Fantasy 5
Book of spells 5

The Book of Spells is a Ice-elemental cat toy available for NoLegs' in Epic Battle Fantasy 5.

Description

The Book of Spells consists of a wooden staff holding some sort of magical crystal and a magic tome for the off-hand item. The staff has a rope binding it. The crystal apparently has immense ice-based powers or alternatively the tome contains information for casting a potent freezing spell.

The Book of Spells is a weapon mainly focused around its high chance of inflicting Freeze, reaching an impressive 75% chance to land the Status Effect at level 5. When this is combined with either Wet or Chill (which the weapon itself can passively apply thanks to its ability to randomly cast Hail) and status chance increasing equipment (i.e. Flame Suit and Captain's Hat) the Freeze chance can reach ludicrous levels. For instance, if a foe has Wet/Chill and NoLegs has both status increasing gear equipped, he'll reach a ludicrous 337.5% chance to Freeze with Swift Slash, granting a guaranteed Freeze on even 70% resistant foes. The Book of Spells can also unleash Iceshard, though this is generally a negative side effect since it can break any Freeze inflicted through the Blade Blitz tree or normal attacks.

Stat wise, the Book of Spells gives a good boost to Magic Attack along with a massive Magic Defence boost. However, it lacks any other stat bonuses, somewhat reducing its use in battle. It grants resistances to Ice, Water and Wind, none of which become immunities when maxed.

Epic Battle Fantasy 5

Found inside a chest in the Freezeflame Dungeon, the chest is on the other side of a layer of slippery ice, either solve the slippery ice puzzle or use the Spiked Boots.

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An old book and staff, with intense freezing power.
  • Boosts the damage of ice skills.
  • Level 3: May unleash Iceshard while attacking.
  • Level 5: Randomly casts Hail between turns.
Statistics
Stat Bonus Resistance
LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5
Stat HP - - - - - - - - - - - EBF5 Element Ice 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Attack - - - - - Stat Defence - - - - - EBF5 Element Wind 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Magic 10% 20% 35% 50% 65% Stat Mdef 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% EBF5 Element Water 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Accuracy - - - - - Stat Evade - - - - - Element 50% EBF5 Element Ice
Spells & Statuses
Power Chance Modifier Attack Status
Auto Skill -- (66%) EBF5 Status Freeze 30% 40% 50% 60% 75%
Bonus Skill 60 (50%) 2x 2x 2x 2x 2x
Auto Status -- -- - - - - - -
Defend Status -- -- - - - - -
Forging Information
Lvl Requirements Lvl Requirements
2 EBF5 Item Snowball
x 5
-- -- 3 EBF5 Item Snowball
x 25
-- --
4 EBF5 Item Liquid Ice
x 20
EBF5 Item Solid Water
x 20
-- 5 EBF5 Item Diamond
x 1
EBF5 Item Sapphire
x 2
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