Three Spells for Creating Firewood

Here are some simple spells to create cut timber, as a replacement for gathered firewood. Simple effects like this might form part of a justification for reduced covenant costs.

Two of the spells are written with a moon duration so the wood is available for a fair period of time. The spell with Sun duration may coincidentally make leaving fires overnight very safe as the fuel disappears at dusk or dawn.

Fuel for the Tired Travellers 

Creo Herbam / Perdo 5, R: Touch, D: Sun, T: Individual

This spell creates a small stack of cut timber, shaped to the casters desire. The stack is equivalent to wood from one cubic pace of wood.

(Base 2, +1 Touch, +2 Sun, +0 Perdo requisite)

Fuel for the Starving Stove

Creo Herbam / Perdo 10, R: Touch, D: Moon, T: Individual

This spell creates a small stack of cut timber, shaped to the casters desire. The stack is equivalent to wood from one cubic pace of wood.

(Base 2, +1 Touch, +3 Moon, +0 Perdo requisite)

Fuel for the Hungry Hearths

Creo Herbam / Perdo 20, R: Touch, D: Moon, T: Group

This spell creates a large stack of cut timber, shaped to the casters desire. The stack is equivalent to wood from ten cubic paces of wood.

(Base 2, +1 Touch, +3 Moon, +2 Group, +0 Perdo requisite)

Fire’s Perfect Fuel

Perdo Aquam / Herbam 15, R: Touch, D: Momentary, T: Group

This spell dries and ages the targeted wood, so it is very suitable for burning. The group is equivalent to wood from ten cubic paces of wood.

(Base 4, +1 Touch, +2 Group, +0 Herbam requisite)

These and many other spells are on the New Ars Magica Spells page.

It's the right idea for a huge stack of firewood except for the old tyre.

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More simple enchanted devices, which Redcaps might use

A quick post to share some more magical devices written up for a forum game a while ago.

Amulet of the Sleeping Werewolf – A solidly built bronze amulet shaped like a stylized moon setting over water, held on a leather strap. Intended as a broadly applicable defensive device.

(Call to Slumber for Men and Beasts (ReMeAn30), base effect as per Call to Slumber, modified to include animals: ReMeAn10, +10 for Unlimited uses, +10 for Penetration of +20).

The Traveler’s Sanctuary
A bronze belt buckle, which is touched at the same time as touching the target’s forehead to ward the target against wind and rain, all but the worst natural weather. The affected target may still have trouble seeing through squalls and strong wind, but their own person is protected. [Cost: 8 BPs].
Rego Auram / Aquam 15.

(Base 4 to protect from the wind and rain, +1 Touch, +2 Sun), +5 24 uses per day.

Blessed Ring of Warmth
A plain bronze ring with a small flame etched into the surface, as Creo Ignem 5, R: Touch, D: Sun, T:Individual = final level 10. The object touched becomes comfortably warm. A simple cantrip for traveling or cold winter’s nights.

(Base 2, +1 Touch, +2 Sun), +5 24 uses per day.

Ring of the Wayward Journey
An enchanted Personal Flight Item (ReCo 40 device)

(Base 15 to fly quickly, +1 Touch, +1 Conc, +5 Device Maintains Conc, +10 Unlimited uses),