I think he is refering to the magic of party skills, Surgery, first aid, wound treatment. can magicly prevent a axe to the head from being fatel and heal from nearly fatel wound in a days time.
Even get a bust of healing between round in long battels.
Tracking lets you see magic glowing arrows tell you the direction and size any group that has pased near by. spoting lets you sew beyound the horizen,