|Attention, Adept of the LEXICANUM!|
Bright wizards are specialists with fire, and as a result have a vast knowledge of pyromancy. So much so that members of the order are mistrusted by others as they have a reputation for quick tempers and having firey characters. Bright wizards are the most skilled of all the orders in combat. Their mighty college building in Altdorf is invisible to the normal folk of Altdorf. This harkens back to the skills that the orders members have in concealment.
The order has a reputation as a powerful opponent of the enemies of the Empire and there are always many applicants to become apprentices. [3a]
- Altdorf College: Illusions cloak the real towers of the college so it appears as fire blackened ruins but in reality those towers surround a great furnace. Banners proclaiming the battle honours of the college hang in every entrance [1a] whilst fires burn brightly atop each one of the 21 towers and its huge bronze gates glow red with heat. [3a]
The Bright Order gains the most applications as it does not discriminate in favour of the rich and powerful. [1a]
- Thyrus Gormann, Former Supreme Patriarch
- Luther Flamestrike
- Hermann Feuer. He and his two apprentices reside in Hochland in the court of Aldebrand Ludenhof.
- Sergov Pfeiffer. He was summoning a Twin-Tailed Comet spell at the Slaughter at Volganof, where he may have died.
The Lore of Magic they study is the Lore of Fire.
- Fireball Barrage: A flury of blazing missiles seek out the casters enemy. [2a]
- Magma Storm: The raging lifeblood of the world is drawn to the surface to envelop the enemy. [2a]
- Withering Heat: A spell to desiccate the wizards enemy. [2a]
There are eight ranks of wizard in the order, with each progression being marked by passing through increasingly large and ornate filigreed gates. The rank of a wizard can be determined by how many keys they carry and how heavy are the chains that bear them.. [2a]
Many Wizards of the Order fight with the Imperial Army and so few can normally be found at the college itself. [3a]
- Key of Secrets: It is used in every important ritual, although Wizards of the Order also joke that their power can give them access through any door! [2a]
|…which utilises the Bright Wind, called Aqshy, whose colour is Red, whose Lore is that of Fire, whose rune is the Key of Secrets, and whose practitioners are called Pyromancers.|
- 1: Tome of Mysteries
- 1a: Chapter Three, pg. 20
- 2: Storm of Magic
- 2a: The Lore of Fire, pg. 34
- 3: Spires of Altdorf
- 3a: The Bright College, pg. 23
- White Dwarf 355 (July 2009), pgs. 84-5
- Warhammer Armies: The Empire (6th Edition) (2000), pgs. 52-4, 60, 64
- Warhammer Armies: The Empire (7th Edition) (2007), pgs 44, 60-61
- Warhammer: Dark Omen
- Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat
- Warhammer Rulebook (8th Edition), pg. 477