Magic is invoked by speaking, singing, shouting, or otherwise vocalizing gibberish or words of power or similar.
Alternate names: Singing, Chanting, Vocalizing
Name variations: sung, chanted, vocalized, spoken
The first video game about Magic: Verbal was released on April 5, 1996.
In modern examples this commonly involves foci and/or somatic component.
Can be blocked by muting the magic user, either by a gag or some less orthodox method.