Like all those situations is asking for a call to perform, usually at the dregs when everything is going terribly. But more often then not is winning before the target even knows anything is even going on.
DOInfo AND DODef would be proud. One in blissful ignorance the other in regulatory fury.
I say that magic action at a distance takes a bit of time to set up. That's partially true and partially not. The strategic non-time linear spiritual element is all based on the skill, imagination and divine awareness of sorts of the forces.
Someone who's just sort of out there without any backing is usually a sitting duck.
Because the disparity in the fields means each area
has unique strengths and intended weaknesses (which derive other useful stuff).
Basically if you could choose what arena you'd want the target to be in and the choices they would take why not win always. Maybe you need/want to be in a better position for the other areas
Better yet you can invoke yourself, but better (even slightly).
One of the biggest problems is ensuring strategic information is kept away from hostiles. Because the past and current reality is basically forever for spiritual entities depending on location. Three options exist. Just have the information be elsewhere.
Have magical forces slipping probes and assholes around and away and so they are always lacking to obtain it.
Have it be so even if they did have it it's useless on ever single field they could ever have even ones that don't yet exist. IE bait.
Probably more as well.
Which means that from this standpoint by the time you would means you've already cornered them and won its just ensuring the goals and various niceties is had.<Let's change topics for a second
Doing mass blessings works always no matter the quantity. If you want everysingle thread in a shirt to repel evil easy peasy. No one does it, but you can do it and it'll work.
You could do the same thing to just the whole shirt in aggregate.
You can do both.
Let's say you want something that'll always go where it needs to go for your best possible path goals. That's about as broad as it gets. So might as well start from the smallest and go bigger or visversa.
We're playing fair. As dictated by the rules and the bigger rules and that they flipped the table before so you get to too, but this is all normal everyday stuff just applied a little differently.
That's fine but we can go even further with arbetrary sets of boundaries.
So you now got yourself an infinitely blessed tool kit
that'll do or be whatever it is you've blessed it with. And that object will be like that basically forever.
So being bullet proof means I just don't get hit by stuff in the first place ever, unless it's of strategic importance.
That said having stuff as a vest can take alot of punishment so you don't have to. Which depending on reliability opens up some incredibly insane options which increases strategic value on every field of operation including those not yet there.
Okay but we can always go one step further, due to the nature of time and that wackey tacky shi- stuff you could also bless the stuff in the past and in the futuree while it's now.
Let's get a little bit more meta, how about you bless the blessings that you bless.
It's been done to a whole language why not something else more abstract. That said there is strategic points to consider and not necessarily the you on the ground atm.
As such lines of communication is vital. Saying good job going up (ie elsewhere/when/whatever) is actually vitally useful as a raw material in a multitude of ways.
That said it's an on going work in progress that's also fully completed to best extent.
Which means if a tool that uses chemical fire dynamics might as well enhance every moment and every step.
Because quantitiy is solved as our advantage. We can consider ever moment as a unique and instant point which add together to be infinitely useful.
Like all things, like very heavy machinery, it has to be handled right because going pow whoopsie could mean the difference between your skull fragments splattered on the wall due to not checking the chamber and checking the chamber properly that you can ensure your continued existence.
Speaking of something fun for 'advanced' occultists is momentarily having a target forget, or miss remember, or commit error, or miss judge, or any number of possible things and nonthings.
That also works for enhancing someone else so they do remember at the right time and place, so they do the seemingly impossible, so they can make the right judgement.
Because technically there isn't a difference the only thing that maybe different is the associated feelings and intents at the outset. Then it's basically forever.
Better yet is having them help you do your goals for you and it all works.
Basically subverting them (helping them be on the right and correct path) and they don't know it for your cause. Which they do the stuffs as well. Now this also keeps going more and more abstract and further more 'spiritual' of sorts.
Friendly fire for some not so frienly forces. It happens because accidents happens sometimes.
Luckily (((they've))) completely eradicated (((their))) own spiritual fields of operation.
Free area to perform flanking poner procedures and with full safety and complete access.
Ah, but most importantly is having some friens along for the ride so everypone has a good time with benefits and all sorts of nice bonuses ect ect ect.
It keeps going no matter which way you look.
Seems like the power of friendship wins yet again.