In Demon's Souls you can an incredible variety of skills which are waiting to be developed and among them is magic. Using magic is not as simple as using traditional swords or other weapons, so in this guide we will explain in detail everything you need to do to cast magic and obtain spells.
How to use magic in Demon's Souls?
There are different types of magic in Demon's Souls, but if you plan to be a magic class, you will want to make sure you choose one of the starting classes that are geared towards it.
If what you want is harmful magic, the best are the Magician and the Priest. But the Royalty class and Temple Knight can also perform restorative miracles.
In case you use the Magician you will see that the characters will start with the appropriate equipment and spells that will allow you to cast and use magic immediately.
For the magician, you will get Flame Toss and Water Veil from the beginning and you can use them right away along with the Wooden Catalyst. With a custom to manipulate magic you will need to have an object that can cast magic in one of the spaces in your right hand. For the priest, you will use the Talisman to cast miracles like the healing spell that recovers HP.
You will need to select the catalyst or casting element by tapping the right d-pad. You can select which spell you want to cast by pressing up on the d-pad. If you can cast a spell, the spell will be in full color; otherwise, it will appear slightly dimmed.
How to learn more spells
Once you have returned to the Nexus after defeating Phalanx you will be able to learn more spells. Both miracle spells and magic spells are available for purchase through NPCs in the Nexus area once you have advanced enough in the game. Also, you should keep in mind that your faith and magic stats must be at 10 or higher to buy these spells. Now that you know how to use magic in Demon's Souls you will be able to take advantage of the power that they can give you once you know how to master them. Luck!