Mage classes have good mana and poor hitpoints. They are able to cast powerful offensive spells and a good many utility spells at low levels. Spell groups available only to mages are fire, ice, lightning, and mage.
A mage is a powerful weapon, but usually must be protected from harm as they are not physically strong.
Intelligence and wisdom are required for learning every Mage spell with the intelligence requirements generally 4 points higher than wisdom