Wizards and Sorcerers : The difference

We often hear the disputes and confusion surrounding the difference between a wizard and a sorcerer. Many gamers, explorers, fiction lovers and people from different fields are always debating a part of their minds to find out the most ‘BASIC’ difference between the two. So here’s my thought about the most basic difference between a wizard and a sorcerer :

Sorcerers are said to be more inherently adept to magic and are considered as natural spell casters whereas Wizards  learn their craft and spells from long hours of studying and meditation


Summary :

1.The term wizard is a term derived from the Anglo-Saxon (Old English) term “wysard,” which means “the wise one.” They are often depicted as beings that do a formal study about spells for them to be able to cast them. While, The term “sorcerer,” by contrast, is of Old French origin “sorcier” which also means the same thing as its other counterpart.

2.Sorcerers are said to be more inherently adept to magic and are considered as natural spell casters.

3.Wizards learn their craft and spells from long hours of studying and meditation.

4.Wizards are often pictured as old magicians with long beards while sorcerers are usually more youthful than the wizards.

5.Based on some popular fantasy games, wizards rely so much on their spell books for them to create magic unlike sorcerers who can cast such out of thin air.

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