There are different types of spells in Ascalon..
Healing spells - Used to heal yourself or other players.
AoE spells - Area of Effect damage spells, spells that has a effect around your character.
Strike Spells - Instant spells that damages your target.
Special spells - Unique spells your vocation can use are listed here.. Another vocation can't uset the same spells.
Rune spells - Make runes, at the cost of soul points.
Commonn Spells - Common spells for all vocations.