This is a thread for uncommonly used spells and why you like them or how to use them (even when they are not really powerful) I will start; I love "to hit" spells; thosa that you cast and then have ot hit the enenmy to have any efect; Like Shocking Gasp; Althoguh they are not very good to regular mages becouse of the low THACO, they are excellent on Bards; Cleric/Mages; Fighter/mages and to a lesser extent Thief/mages. Also, Shocking Gasp, becosue it does electrical damage it goes through stoneskin. It also levels in damage with you Slay living; Harm: I like it for the same reasons, Although they are cleric spells Cause X Wounds: I dont like spells which do a certain amount of dmamage for the entire game; eventually you find weapons which makes them obsolete. But between this category; Goul touch is my favorite; as it Paralyses the enemy; this convines with more than 1 attack per round (haste, Blade dualweilding or A Fighter dual) is a great spell. Althoug I dont like the Lvl 1 version of it, Chill touch, which only decreses enemy Thaco by 2 per hit. How about you; which rare spells you like and why?