> 1. Should a priest who has minor access to a sphere (eg Haelyn &
> Nercomatic) be allowed to cast realm spells in that Sphere (eg Legion of
> dead). Another example is priests of Avani with minor access to creation
> and the maintain armies realm spell.

umm...initial reaction is yes, but I haven't got much experience in the use
(and abuse) of priest realm spells, so others may be better placed to answer

> Also if you think that minor access to a sphere allows the realm spells
> to be cast then should only the lower level realm spell be avalible.
> This would mean that Maintain Armies which requires a level 2 caster can
> be cast by priests of Avani but Legion of Dead which requires a level 5
> caster can not be cast by priests of Haelyn?

I would use the following. Minor access means that the priest can cast only
1st, 2nd and 3rd level spells. Thus, anything which would require the
equivalent of 4th level spell-casting priest should b out. A priest gains
access to 4th level spells at 7th level, so I would rule (from a purely game
mechanics point-of-view) that any realm spells which require a character
level of 7 or greater (ie, includes level 7) are NOT allowed.

Like I said, I only have the basic rulebook, not the Book of Priestcraft,
and I don't know if many spells actually do require 7th level or greater.
Someone else will have to comment on this (nicely, please :-) )


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