This image has been somewhat forged between clerics and the “hedgemagickers” that preceded Christianity. Our modern view of the fighting “Healer” stems from early medieval clerical use of bludgeoning weapons, so as not to break the implied Biblical prohibition against drawing blood.
Example: Hippocrates, Chiron, Elrond, Goldmoon, Archangel Raphael, Galenus, and the Hospitallers
Garb: Red sash
Armor: None
Shield: Medium, will subtract from magic points
Weapons: See the Magic section for a listing of weapons used. Weapons subtract from the Healer’s magic points.
Immunities: None
Lives: 4
Abilities & Traits:
Magic-user: Healers are magic-users and gain magic at each level. See the Magic Section for more details.