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6th Jun '18 5:37:02 PM Discar
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* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'': The reason magic has the rules that it does is because of this. There are a large number of different possible rule configurations, but if the system was set up to have no downsides or limits, it would soon collapse.
-->'''[[spoiler:The Will of Magic]]:''' Human spells would become random, the agitated energies forming massive storms of chaos magic.\\
'''Van''': That sounds bad.\\
'''[[spoiler:The Will of Magic]]:''' Yes. [[SkewedPriorities People would stop using magic.]]
26th Apr '18 7:50:59 AM WillyFourEyes
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Particularly powerful Wild Magic may take the form of a BackgroundMagicField that renders reality unstable. Or, in other words, reality is a RealityWarper. It will frequently mistake your mind for a set of inspirational prompts. Think happy thoughts. [[PsychicStatic Think happy thoughts]] ''[[PsychicStatic very, very, hard.]]''

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Particularly powerful Wild Magic may take the form of a BackgroundMagicField that renders reality unstable. Or, in other words, reality is a RealityWarper. It will frequently mistake your mind for a set of inspirational prompts. Think {{Think happy thoughts.thoughts}}. [[PsychicStatic Think happy thoughts]] ''[[PsychicStatic very, very, hard.]]''
25th Feb '18 8:22:50 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* In the ''Franchise/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'' series, before they receive the magical geodes in ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsLegendOfEverfree Legend of Everfree]]'', the Rainbooms have little control over the magical remnant they received from the Element of Magic in the first movie, and the effects tend to be random. At first they "pony up" when playing music in ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks Rainbow Rocks]]'', but an effort to invoke directly ThePowerOfFriendship falls flat. In ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames Friendship Games]]'' the magic manifests when they expresses their respective Element, but they take a while to realize it. Sunset Shimmer's attempt to analyze the magic scientifically in the short "[[WebAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGamesShorts The Science of Magic]]" results in a power outage, a deluge of apples, a rush of static-charged balloons, or a rainbow-colored splash of goo... and very little progress in comprehension.

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* In the ''Franchise/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'' ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'' series, before they receive the magical geodes in ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsLegendOfEverfree Legend of Everfree]]'', the Rainbooms have little control over the magical remnant they received from the Element of Magic in the first movie, and the effects tend to be random. At first they "pony up" when playing music in ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks Rainbow Rocks]]'', but an effort to invoke directly ThePowerOfFriendship falls flat. In ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames Friendship Games]]'' the magic manifests when they expresses their respective Element, but they take a while to realize it. Sunset Shimmer's attempt to analyze the magic scientifically in the short "[[WebAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGamesShorts The Science of Magic]]" results in a power outage, a deluge of apples, a rush of static-charged balloons, or a rainbow-colored splash of goo... and very little progress in comprehension.
2nd Feb '18 2:41:46 AM jormis29
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* In ''Franchise/BaldursGate'', Wild Mages are introduced in ''[[VideoGame/BaldursGateIIThroneOfBhaal Throne of Bhaal]]'', it being a game set in the ''TabletopGames/ForgottenRealms'' ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' setting. The UpdatedRerelease makes it possible to play as one from the first game in the trilogy and introduces Neera, a Wild Mage follower, as a new character.

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* In ''Franchise/BaldursGate'', Wild Mages are introduced in ''[[VideoGame/BaldursGateIIThroneOfBhaal Throne of Bhaal]]'', it being a game set in the ''TabletopGames/ForgottenRealms'' ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' setting. The UpdatedRerelease makes it possible to play as one from the first game in the trilogy and introduces Neera, a Wild Mage follower, as a new character.
9th Nov '17 2:22:30 PM StFan
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* In the ''Franchise/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'' series, before they receive the magical geodes in ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsLegendOfEverfree Legend of Everfree]]'', the Rainbooms have little control over the magical remnant they received from the Element of Magic in the first movie. They have little control over it initially, and the effects tend to be random. At first they "pony up" when playing music in ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks Rainbow Rocks]]'', but an effort to invoke directly ThePowerOfFriendship falls flat. In ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames Friendship Games]]'' the magic manifests when they expresses their respective Element, but they take a while to realize it. Sunset Shimmer's attempt to analyze the magic scientifically in the short "[[WebAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGamesShorts The Science of Magic]]" results in a power outage, a deluge of apples, a rush of static-charged balloons, or a rainbow-colored splash of goo... and very little progress in comprehension.

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* In the ''Franchise/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'' series, before they receive the magical geodes in ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsLegendOfEverfree Legend of Everfree]]'', the Rainbooms have little control over the magical remnant they received from the Element of Magic in the first movie. They have little control over it initially, movie, and the effects tend to be random. At first they "pony up" when playing music in ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks Rainbow Rocks]]'', but an effort to invoke directly ThePowerOfFriendship falls flat. In ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames Friendship Games]]'' the magic manifests when they expresses their respective Element, but they take a while to realize it. Sunset Shimmer's attempt to analyze the magic scientifically in the short "[[WebAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGamesShorts The Science of Magic]]" results in a power outage, a deluge of apples, a rush of static-charged balloons, or a rainbow-colored splash of goo... and very little progress in comprehension.
9th Nov '17 2:20:20 PM StFan
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* In the ''Franchise/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'' series, before they receive the magical geodes in ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsLegendOfEverfree Legend of Everfree]]'', the Rainbooms have little control over the magical remnant they received from the Element of Magic in the first movie. They have little control over it initially, and the effects tend to be random. At first they "pony up" when playing music in ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks Rainbow Rocks]]'', but an effort to invoke directly ThePowerOfFriendship falls flat. In ''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames Friendship Games]]'' the magic manifests when they expresses their respective Element, but they take a while to realize it. Sunset Shimmer's attempt to analyze the magic scientifically in the short "[[WebAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGamesShorts The Science of Magic]]" results in a power outage, a deluge of apples, a rush of static-charged balloons, or a rainbow-colored splash of goo... and very little progress in comprehension.
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9th Nov '17 2:10:42 PM StFan
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->''"Magic can exist on its own, independent of any spell, such as the werelights in the bogs by Aroughs, the dream well in Maniís Caves in the Beor Mountains, and the floating crystal on Eoam. Wild magic such as this is treacherous, unpredictable, and often stronger than any we can cast."''

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->''"Magic can exist on its own, independent of any spell, such as the werelights in the bogs by Aroughs, the dream well in Maniís Mani's Caves in the Beor Mountains, and the floating crystal on Eoam. Wild magic such as this is treacherous, unpredictable, and often stronger than any we can cast."''






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* The Warp in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'': Some people can harness it, but it's very dangerous for them and others.

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* The Warp in ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'': ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'': Some people can harness it, but it's very dangerous for them and others.



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27th Oct '17 7:58:19 PM Sir_Chaos_Omega
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** Young unicorns can run the risk, when very startled, of their magic going out of control. When Twilight Sparkle (one of the most powerful in modern memory) got her Cutie Mark, her uncontrolled magic turned her parents into houseplants, turned a baby dragon into a giant dragon, and came close to leveling the royal palace. ''Baby'' unicorns are even worse in this regard, since their magic is incredibly strong but purely instinctive, and cannot be controlled by anyone -- especially not the baby. This is epitomized by Flurry Heart, a baby [[PhysicalGod ''alicorn'']] whose inherent magic is so strong -- and so prone to being released by emotional outbursts -- that she caused an ancient, powerful magical artifact to shatter into pieces ''entirely on accident''. It is unknown if this level of raw power remains in unicorns and alicorns when they grow older.

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** Young unicorns can run the risk, when very startled, of their magic going out of control. When Twilight Sparkle (one of the most powerful in modern memory) got her Cutie Mark, her uncontrolled magic turned her parents into houseplants, turned a baby dragon into a giant dragon, and came close to leveling the royal palace. ''Baby'' unicorns are even worse in this regard, since their magic is incredibly strong but purely instinctive, and cannot be controlled by anyone -- especially not the baby. This is epitomized by Flurry Heart, a baby [[PhysicalGod ''alicorn'']] ''[[PhysicalGod alicorn]]'' whose inherent magic is so strong -- and so prone to being released by emotional outbursts -- that she caused an ancient, powerful magical artifact to shatter into pieces ''entirely on accident''. It is unknown if this level of raw power remains in unicorns and alicorns when they grow older.
27th Oct '17 7:57:43 PM Sir_Chaos_Omega
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** Young unicorns can run the risk, when very startled, of their magic going out of control. When Twilight Sparkle (one of the most powerful in modern memory) got her Cutie Mark, her uncontrolled magic turned her parents into houseplants, turned a baby dragon into a giant dragon, and came close to leveling the royal palace. ''Baby'' unicorns are even worse in this regard, since their magic is incredibly strong but purely instinctive, and cannot be controlled by anyone -- especially not the baby. This is epitomized by Flurry Heart, a baby ''alicorn'' whose inherent magic is so strong -- and so prone to being released by emotional outbursts -- that she caused an ancient, powerful magical artifact to shatter into pieces ''entirely on accident''. It is unknown if this level of raw power remains in unicorns and alicorns when they grow older.

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** Young unicorns can run the risk, when very startled, of their magic going out of control. When Twilight Sparkle (one of the most powerful in modern memory) got her Cutie Mark, her uncontrolled magic turned her parents into houseplants, turned a baby dragon into a giant dragon, and came close to leveling the royal palace. ''Baby'' unicorns are even worse in this regard, since their magic is incredibly strong but purely instinctive, and cannot be controlled by anyone -- especially not the baby. This is epitomized by Flurry Heart, a baby ''alicorn'' [[PhysicalGod ''alicorn'']] whose inherent magic is so strong -- and so prone to being released by emotional outbursts -- that she caused an ancient, powerful magical artifact to shatter into pieces ''entirely on accident''. It is unknown if this level of raw power remains in unicorns and alicorns when they grow older.
16th Aug '17 12:37:12 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* Most magic in ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'' is either rule magic or theurgic, but Lina's DangerousForbiddenTechnique is wild magic. The Giga Slave is a version of a powerful theurgic spell, modified to call upon Chaos itself. As Chaos is both powerful beyond everything, and [[CaptainObvious more than a little chaotic]], there's the minor problem that a miscast Giga Slave could destroy the entire universe. [[spoiler: Or not. The Lord of Nightmares is a very capricious being, and her mind always follows her power, so it really all depends on how she's feeling.]]

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* Most magic in ''LightNovel/{{Slayers}}'' is either rule magic or theurgic, but Lina's DangerousForbiddenTechnique is wild magic. The Giga Slave is a version of a powerful theurgic spell, modified to call upon Chaos itself. As Chaos is both powerful beyond everything, and [[CaptainObvious more than a little chaotic]], there's the minor problem that a miscast Giga Slave could destroy the entire universe.world. [[spoiler: Or not. The Lord of Nightmares is a very capricious being, and her mind always follows her power, so it really all depends on how she's feeling.]]



* Loki in ''Comicbook/LokiAgentOfAsgard'' claimed that magic runs on [[TheoryOfNarrativeCausality story]] and so it has a will of its own, that series [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall leaned on the fourth wall]] very hard by the way.

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* Loki in ''Comicbook/LokiAgentOfAsgard'' claimed that magic runs on [[TheoryOfNarrativeCausality story]] and so it has a will of its own, that own. That series [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall leaned on the fourth wall]] very hard by the way.



*''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': Chaos magic is basically energy from [[TopGod Lady Chaos]], who, as can be expected, has BlueAndOrangeMorality. Elven lore says that it deliberately backfired on [[spoiler: Dengel Tymh]] to teach him an object lesson in humility. It is impossible for any mage to successfully control [[spoiler: without becoming chaos themselves.]]



** Young unicorns can run the risk, when very startled, of their magic going out of control. When Twilight Sparkle (one of the most powerful in recent memory) got her Cutie Mark, her uncontrolled magic turned her parents into houseplants, turned a baby dragon into a giant dragon, and came close to leveling the royal palace. ''Baby'' unicorns are even worse in this regard, since their magic is incredibly strong but purely instinctive, and cannot be controlled by anyone -- especially not the baby. This is epitomized by Flurry Heart, a baby ''alicorn'' whose inherent magic is so strong -- and so prone to being released by emotional outbursts -- that she caused an ancient, powerful magical artifact to shatter into pieces ''entirely on accident''. It is unknown if this level of raw power remains in unicorns and alicorns when they grow older.

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** Young unicorns can run the risk, when very startled, of their magic going out of control. When Twilight Sparkle (one of the most powerful in recent modern memory) got her Cutie Mark, her uncontrolled magic turned her parents into houseplants, turned a baby dragon into a giant dragon, and came close to leveling the royal palace. ''Baby'' unicorns are even worse in this regard, since their magic is incredibly strong but purely instinctive, and cannot be controlled by anyone -- especially not the baby. This is epitomized by Flurry Heart, a baby ''alicorn'' whose inherent magic is so strong -- and so prone to being released by emotional outbursts -- that she caused an ancient, powerful magical artifact to shatter into pieces ''entirely on accident''. It is unknown if this level of raw power remains in unicorns and alicorns when they grow older.
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