“spell_script_target” table

The spell_script_target table defines which targets are allowed for spells having an ImplicitTarget[A,B] of 7, 8, 38, 40, 46, 52.

Targets can be game objects, or creatures (both alive and dead.)

Table structure

Field Type Null Key Default Extra
entry mediumint(8) unsigned NO PRI NULL  
type tinyint(3) unsigned NO PRI 0  
targetEntry mediumint(8) unsigned NO PRI 0  
inverseEffectMask mediumint(8) unsigned NO   0  



The spell identifier. The value has to match with a spell identifier defined in Spell.dbc.


Describes which type of target the spell requires. The following table shows all valid target types.

Value Description
0 Game object
1 Creature template
2 Dead creature template


Depending on the type value this references the “creature_template” table tables unique ID, or the “gameobject_template” table tables unique ID.


TODO: takes a value for an effect, and shifts it.