2024 Character Creation Challenge Day 18

31 DAY CHARACTER CREATION CHALLENGE

You can read more about the challenge here and here.

Dedicated to Niko whom once lamented “man you have SW in the scene for like 10 or more years and you cannot get a supplement with pregens.”

In Swords & Wizardry Complete Intelligence determines minimum and maximum amount of spells understandable per level, as well as chance to understand a new spell:

Score Max Spell Level Chance to Understand New Spell Min/Max Number of Basic Spells Understandable per Level
3–7 4 30% 2/4
8 5 40% 3/5
9 5 45% 3/5
10 5 50% 4/6
11 6 50% 4/6
12 6 55% 4/6
13 7 65% 5/8
14 7 65% 5/8
15 8 75% 6/10
16 8 75% 6/10
17 9 85% 7/All
18 9 95% 7/All

Selecting and then rolling, and then re-rolling if necessary, can be very time consuming at the table. Hence I decided to roll-up 20 spellbooks, one for each unique INT bracket (min/max + chance to understand). I determined spell selection at random, and then rolled if spell is known or not. As you will see, if you have INT below 13, you are much more likely to end up with your minimum amount of spells known, rather than maximum. And even having INT 18 doesn't guarantee you will end up with all ten spells.

If you are in a hurry, or you are creating pregens or retainers, you can substitute above rolling with a single d20 roll, look-up relevant INT score, and take that spellbook.

Here they are, split into three tables for readibility.

d20 INT 3–7 | 2/4 INT 8 | 3/5 INT 9 | 3/5
1 Detect Magic, Shield Magic Missile, Read Languages, Sleep Hold Portal, Read Magic, Sleep
2 Light, Sleep Light, Read Languages, Read Magic Detect Magic, Read Languages, Read Magic
3 Charm Person, Magic Missile Charm Person, Hold Portal, Read Languages Detect Magic, Shield, Sleep
4 Detect Magic, Light Detect Magic, Light, Sleep Detect Magic, Light, Read Magic
5 Magic Missile, Protection from Evil Charm Person, Protection from Evil, Shield Charm Person, Light, Read Languages
6 Read Languages, Read Magic Light, Protection from Evil, Read Languages Charm Person, Hold Portal, Read Magic
7 Magic Missile, Read Magic Detect Magic, Magic Missile, Shield Detect Magic, Read Magic, Sleep
8 Shield, Sleep Hold Portal, Read Languages, Shield Hold Portal, Protection from Evil, Sleep
9 Detect Magic, Magic Missile Hold Portal, Light, Protection from Evil Hold Portal, Protection from Evil, Read Languages
10 Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Shield Hold Portal, Light, Read Languages Charm Person, Light, Protection from Evil
11 Detect Magic, Hold Portal Charm Person, Light, Magic Missile Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Shield
12 Magic Missile, Sleep Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Magic Hold Portal, Protection from Evil, Read Languages
13 Magic Missile, Read Magic Charm Person, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Read Magic
14 Magic Missile, Shield Detect Magic, Read Languages, Shield Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Sleep
15 Magic Missile, Protection from Evil Charm Person, Detect Magic, Magic Missile Charm Person, Detect Magic, Light
16 Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages Detect Magic, Read Magic, Shield Charm Person, Hold Portal, Read Languages
17 Charm Person, Magic Missile Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Read Magic Light, Shield, Sleep
18 Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Magic Missile Charm Person, Detect Magic, Magic Missile Detect Magic, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Read Magic
19 Charm Person, Magic Missile Hold Portal, Protection from Evil, Sleep Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Read Magic, Shield
20 Protection from Evil, Read Languages Charm Person, Light, Magic Missile Charm Person, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil
d20 INT 10–11 | 4/6 INT 12 | 4/6 INT 13–14 | 5/8
1 Hold Portal, Light, Read Languages, Read Magic Charm Person, Protection from Evil, Read Magic, Shield Charm Person, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep
2 Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Shield, Sleep Detect Magic, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Read Magic Hold Portal, Light, Protection from Evil, Shield, Sleep
3 Detect Magic, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Light, Read Languages, Sleep Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Sleep
4 Charm Person, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Shield Charm Person, Detect Magic, Light, Protection from Evil Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep
5 Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield Charm Person, Magic Missile, Shield, Sleep Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic
6 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Protection from Evil Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Read Magic Light, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
7 Detect Magic, Read Languages, Shield, Sleep Light, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Shield, Sleep Light, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep
8 Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Light, Read Magic Charm Person, Light, Protection from Evil, Read Magic, Shield
9 Charm Person, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield Hold Portal, Light, Protection from Evil, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Sleep
10 Hold Portal, Light, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Light, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Read Magic, Shield
11 Charm Person, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Sleep Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Protection from Evil, Read Languages Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages
12 Charm Person, Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Shield Detect Magic, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Detect Magic, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Shield, Sleep
13 Hold Portal, Light, Protection from Evil, Shield Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep Detect Magic, Light, Magic Missile, Read Magic, Sleep
14 Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Read Languages, Shield Detect Magic, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Read Magic Charm Person, Hold Portal, Protection from Evil, Shield, Sleep
15 Detect Magic, Light, Read Languages, Shield Detect Magic, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages Charm Person, Detect Magic, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Shield
16 Charm Person, Hold Portal, Read Languages, Shield Detect Magic, Light, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Shield Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Read Magic, Shield
17 Charm Person, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Light, Protection from Evil, Read Languages Charm Person, Detect Magic, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Shield, Sleep
18 Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Shield Charm Person, Hold Portal, Protection from Evil, Shield Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Shield
19 Detect Magic, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep Charm Person, Light, Read Languages, Read Magic Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil
20 Hold Portal, Light, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Light, Read Magic Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Read Languages, Sleep
d20 INT 15–16 | 6/10 INT 17 | 7/ALL INT 18 | 8/ALL
1 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Read Magic, Shield Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
2 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Shield, Sleep Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep
3 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Shield, Sleep
4 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
5 Detect Magic, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
6 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield Charm Person, Detect Magic, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield
7 Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield Charm Person, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
8 Charm Person, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Magic Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
9 Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Shield Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep
10 Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
11 Charm Person, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
12 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
13 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
14 Charm Person, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Magic, Shield Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
15 Charm Person, Hold Portal, Light, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
16 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
17 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Light, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
18 Detect Magic, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Shield, Sleep Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
19 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Sleep Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep
20 Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep Charm Person, Detect Magic, Hold Portal, Light, Magic Missile, Protection from Evil, Read Languages, Read Magic, Shield, Sleep

Tomorrow I'll finally make ten Magic-Users!

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