Celestia Lore Spells Overview


The Wizard101 2020 Summer Test realm is here and this time it brings four brand new spells into the game! Last year’s Grizzleheim Lore Pack brought some useful Grizzleheim-themed cards for Life, Storm and Myth wizards. Now it’s time for other schools to get a little something too. This year’s Test Realm offers a chance to try 4 new spells that all seem to have a common Celestian theme. Let’s check out these Celestia Lore spells!

Where are these spells?


Usually, these spells are introduced in new packs as soon as they launch, but this time they were introduced on test realm on a temporary vendor in The Commons. It’s  likely that they will be introduced in the live game as pack spells following the release of this Test Realm. Furthermore, this time there are 4 spells and not the standard 3. The more, the merrier!

What’s so special about these spells?


Apart from being shockingly beautiful spells, they can also be upgraded with spellements. Take a look below at each of the Celestia Lore spells and see the different upgrade paths of each. On top of that, these schools obtained some long awaited spells – Death a 4 pip AOE, Ice a heal, and Balance a spirit version of spectral blast.

Nautilus Unleashed


  • Rank: 5
  • School: Fire
  • Accuracy: 70%
  • Spell Type: Charm and Damage
  • Spell Description: Steals 1 positive charm and deals 380-460 fire damage to selected enemy.
  • Rating: This spell is very situational. Stealing a blade before hitting is an intriguing concept, but it doesn’t really work, unless you’re going against Fire or Balance enemies or wizards.

Spellwrighting Tiers


 

  • Upgrade description: This spell offers two branches: the first one deals solid damage, while the second one offers a stronger DOT. Also, the last tier in first branch lets you choose between stealing one blade first and then dealing damage, while the second one deals damage and steals two blades.
  • Which one to choose: Definitely first branch. The top spell in last tier is useful when going against balance enemies, since it allows you to steal a blade and then deal more damage. While the second one steals two blades after dealing damage. This can be used to weaken your enemy in PvP by stealing their stacked blades.

 

Celestial Intervention


  • Rank: 4
  • School: Ice
  • Accuracy: 75%
  • Spell Type: Heal and Manipulation
  • Spell Description: Removes up to 3 shields from self and heals 100 Heal per deleted shield.
  • Rating: First ever healing spell for ice wizards! This spell’s new mechanics is a neat concept, but unfortunately even upgraded, it isn’t really that useful.

Spellwrighting Tiers


  • Upgrade description: This spell’s first upgrade increases healing by 20 and then, on third tier it’s divided into two branches.  First branch increases the healing up to 200 points, making the max available heal at 600 hp. While the second one only to 135 points, however it increases the max number of shields – up to 6, making the max available heal at 810 hp.
  • Which one to choose: In terms of total healing, the second branch wins. However, the first branch probably remains the wiser choice here.

 

Ship of Fools


  • Rank: 4
  • School: Death
  • Accuracy: 80%
  • Spell Type: Drain and Aoe
  • Spell Description: Deals 275 Death Drain to all enemies and swaps half of the dealt damage back to caster.
  • Rating: Low pip drain or AOE – no matter which branch you’ll choose, it will still find its way into your death wizard’s deck.

Spellwrighting Tiers


  • Upgrade description: Spellwrighting branches for this spell offer two distinctive paths. The first is the ever-popular low-pip AOE drain. This spell is pretty useful in low-level PVE, since death doesn’t obtain an AOE drain until Scarecrow. The second branch is a strong low-pip AOE spell, Colossafrog no more!
  • Which one to choose: This solely depends on your personal preference. Overall, the second one has higher damage, while the first branch is very useful for wizards under level 48.

 

Spiritual Tribunal


  • Rank: 4
  • School: Balance
  • Accuracy: 80%
  • Spell Type: Damage
  • Spell Description: Deals 425 Life, Myth or Death Damage to selected enemy.
  • Rating: Stronger Spirit blast with Celestial aesthetic. This spell might find its use when going against Balance enemies.

Spellwrighting Tiers


  • Upgrade description: Each one of these branches focuses on increasing one damage more than the other two. The first Branch increases more Life damage, the second Death and the third Myth. Additionally, the last tier in each branch offers a higher chance to cast the strongest school’s damage.
  • Which one to choose: In this case, it doesn’t matter, this spell hits random school damage, so you’re essentially free to choose whichever branch you want.

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stormbreaker

Wizard101 player since 2012. Stormbreaker is mainly interested in PvE and game’s storyline. Even though he’s not really into PvP, he likes doing tournaments once in a while. Other interest include crafting and fishing for rare items across the Spiral.

17 COMMENTS

  • So, the update destroys one of the defining characteristics of Storm by taking away all its blade killing abilities, then turns around and gives that property to fire in a new spell update? The abuse of the Storm school since Empyrea in favor of Fire is over the top, and KI’s apparent lack of desire to define schools by their spell characteristics is disturbing.

    • Storm still has plenty of blade removal. Disarm, Enfeeble, Catch of the Day, Leviathan. It will be interesting to see what direction they take future lore spells.

      • Bro you are overlooking the utility usage of the spells. Storm has debuffs and horrible utilities then any other school. It may be the strongest school but health is very low and strength is and utilities normally would make up for that. These nerfs have drastically changed the benefit of all utilities for storm wizards in a very poor manner. It’s so brain dead it would be pointless not to be a fire wizard right now over storm if you’re going for dps.

  • These are so pay to win a 200 more damage spectral blast for the same amount of pips

  • Last branch increasing the myth damage is the best option considering that it increases the potential attack range of the balance spell the most

  • did they take the vendor out of the test realm? I was looking around in the commons and can’t seem to find it.

    • Apparently it has been removed with the latest patch.

  • Celestial Intervention spell, it might have been a more useful spell worth crafting,
    if it was an enemy spell. that removes 3,4,5,6 shields from him and heals you,
    kind of a limited ice shatter with a heal bonus spell.

    • Unfortunately, that would have been brutally overpowered.

  • Honestly, I think i’m done, 10 plus years of playing gone, game uninstalled. I am so tired of this pay to play. Please make spells, none key farmable, or trainable. Spellaments originally I was so excited for but with all of it locked behind paywalls. I can’t afford to play anymore. The shadow rebalance really should have just been pvp because solo pve just went from a challenge to why even bother. KI I hope you can fix this and listen to more than a few voices.

  • Should not ever school get a Spellemental Spell? I do not see how they really are in the same category of lore pack spells.

  • So now fire can trap stack for days and steal my blades while doing damage? And I can toss endless money at a pack for a 5 pip heal that is neither worth the cost or the pips?

    GG KI!

  • I think it’s important to note, that the top most tier of the fire spell, Nautilus Unleashed, while probably the most powerful and useful, also requires an extra pip to cast. That makes the decision more difficult between the last spell upgrade.

    Personally, I don’t think an extra 20 damage is worth a whole additional pip.

    • Yes, however it also moves the Steal Charm effect to *before* the hit – Therefore, you can steal a Fireblade, Balanceblade, etc. from an enemy BEFORE the hit, and use it to boost the hit. The other upgrades steal a blade *after* the hit – This, *plus* the extra damage, make it worth the additional pip.

      • The original spell has that too though. People could easily stay at Tier 4,sacrificing 20 damage for 1 less pip.

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