What're the specs you guys would recommended for a mage in her level 20s (and also 30s and 40s)?
I've been lurking around Rift forums (saw Tarien and a few others posts there) and I've seen and tried Seraph's Pyrolock (38Lock/28Pyro); Meduza's Pyrodom, and even PyroChon. (On a side note, what happened to the Necro/Chloro-locks that were so popular the last time I played? Did they get broken with some patch?)
Sadly I think all the above specs simply don't work well till you have the points in all trees e.g. have enough for instant squirrel and a decent amount in Pyro. I tried them but just didn't work at low levels with insufficient talent points.
Can someone recommend a lowbie mage PVP spec? I've actually found Trion's preset Pyro/Stormcaller/0elementallist the best so far. At least there're some instants and 1.5 second cast Thunderbolts I can cast and run off before a rogue kicks my teeth in. But the damage is... sad.
Any ideas ? Preferably broken down for 20s, 30s, and maybe 40s.