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i tried to search this but i couldn't find it. i know you can use invocation to heal other models and lond as they are within range, but can you use this spell to heal yourself?
i know it says to declare target model so i'm assuming that you can't really target yourself.
Sure you can target yourself . Its any model with multiple wounds within range (assuming its an undead model). Otherwise IoN wouldnt be that good.
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Hmm, I'm not that sure on that one. I've always played it that one cannot. As it isn't clearly stated you can, like with Hand of Dust.
If it says declare target you can't target yourself. Basically its "any models within..." And it doesn't site you can actually cast on yourself so most likely you can't. You could however use another caster to do this, as most of your caster will probably have it, its not a restrictive spell. Probably one of the best spells in the game due to options you can do.
EDIT: check the FAQ no references to being able to do it so RAW appears to say no.
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I believe you can. In a WD Mike Walker gives tactics on how to cast Necromantic magic and mentions that his Count will cast IoN on himself. While this isn't absolutly authority the fact that it got published should be persuasive authority.
Generally I play the rule if it doesn't say you can't you can.
This is added to the fact that there is nothing in the fluff that suggests this would be 'silly'.
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As it includes undead within range, I would say it also includes the caster. As with other details not clearly stated in the books, ask your opponent before the game, or apply your interpretation as a house rule.
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I have always played it as you can target self, as have all the other vamp players i know. The character will be a multi wound undead model and there really isnt likely to be a problem with range... I dont see why not
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Anyways, really horrible jokes aside, I have always played that wizards CAN heal themselves. Hand of Dust specifically states that it can be cast on himself, because it can ONLY be cast on himself. The wizard cannot cast the spell on another character. However, the wording for Invocation of Nehek simply states to choose one undead model, and then measure range. There is nothing even remotley indicating that the wizard could not choose himself.
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well the reason i asked this was because it says to "declare target model". to me that sounds like choosing someone other than yourself.
but at the same time the whole point of necromancy is to try and live forever so it makes sense to heal yourself so you can live as long as you can.
i just wanted to clarify the rule because like some other rules, it's one of those passages that i can over and over and still be unclear as to what the writers meant when they wrote it.
but i think i will start using it on my self. thanks guys.
In my nearly 3 years of playing Vampires, I've never even heard it questioned, by GW staff or players or anybody for that matter. As the rules state, any model with multiple wounds on its profile, which would include the caster.