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Complete Healing – Take a 24 hour nap and wake up completely healed of HP and cured of any afflictions, except for the 30 PSPs it cost to use this power.

Aura Alteration – You can mask a given character’s alignment for d6 hours. You can’t use this power to make sound arise from nothing handnook. It’s debatable whether or not this goal is accomplished, because half of the powers in hanebook chapter just function on their own without relation to your other abilities, and the ones that do modify your other powers usually cost an obscene number of PSPs to activate; my guess is that this was a way to discourage low level characters from taking powers that they wouldn’t even be able to activate, but trying to make these modifying abilities equivalent to the other cpmplete just smacks of bad game design to me.

Apr 20, Abraham Ray rated it it was amazing Shelves: Body Control – Your body adapts to exist perfectly in a hostile environment, taking no damage or other adverse effects. In Steve Winter’s infinite wisdom, he already complrte that either everyone will want to drop their current character and immediately reroll as a psionicist which would ruin whatever plans you had with your lovingly crafted home brew campaign or none of your current players will want to play as a psionicist I am assuming he is aware of the terrible shit he filled this book with.

The clone can hover around hqndbook do everything the psionicist could do, but it’s also completely indestructible and immune to damage, except for psionics or mental attacks. Spelljammer – Psionic powers function normally in all forms of space and are super common.

You can only hold 10 more hit points than your current maximum and these bonus hit points vanish after one hour if they aren’t used up in combat. However, Steve Winter promises us that this book isn’t just a rehash of those old rules that sucked; instead he’s tripled the number of existing psionic powers, re-categorized the new power list in a way that’s user friendly and easy to use, condensed a redundant psionic power point system into something more manageable, and streamlined the game mechanics of psionic powers to cimplete essentially the same way as the wonderful 2E non-weapon proficiency system.


As a dm i would take fomplete look through the 3. Why the fuck couldn’t they just make one power called Sense Link and then scale the level of success such that you got to choose how many ad&dd your target’s senses you actually got to share?

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Or, you could just play a cleric in the first place and skip this pathetic waste of a power. Either way you also radiate visible light as your energy containment field harmlessly dissipates the absorbed energy.

People are as indifferent towards psionics as they are breathing air or being forced into undead servitude by Vecna. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Reset Fields Log in. I’m psiknics sure that this chapter is the worst in the book.

I did not make that entry up. Dragondown Grotto Red Hand of Doom.

Want to Read saving…. I guess this means you could theoretically visit locations that you’ve never been to or that don’t exist because most dreams make fuck-all sense. Not to be outdone, psionkcs Defense modes have literally NO utility outside of psionic combat, and still have an associated failure chance; it’d be like if a fighter’s armor had a flat percentage chance to just not fucking function, at random during a given round.

Having said that there are a couple of 3.

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Feel Sound – Same as above, but with sound. No comparison is made to whether someone reading your mind is as dangerous as someone else accidentally gating a Balor into the middle of town, but whatever Steve’s on his soap box here and logic isn’t going to stop him. Shadow Form – You turn yourself and all your compete into a shadow that can only travel on two dimensional surfaces and can’t cross any lit area.

This power da&d no effect on living tissue, so you can’t turn someone’s heart to stone or whatever. You use your own THAC0 and the “bullet” deals d6 damage regardless of whatever you actually fling at your target; this is awesome because it means you could conceivably kill someone by flinging used tissues handbkok them the only mechanical requirement is that the object you throw has compkete weigh less than 1 pound.

Also, once you use this power, you are so tired that you can’t use any other Clarisentient powers for ten whole rounds. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Psionicists still can’t use Spelljamming helms though, because fuck you that’s why.

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Body Weaponry lets the psionicist transform one of their limbs into a weapon, and it specifically says that the arm so changed actually turns into wood or metal. Using this power lets a Psionicist learn either a target’s alignment or experience level, but not both at once.


The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. It re While fun to play because of the lack of resources and money the psionic requires, this is often a problem area for DMs. Not a lot of mechanical examples of this rule in action, but a reasonable DM will let you get away with some creative things.

Batjutsu rated it liked it Dec 06, Ultrablast – Unleash a psychic scream that stuns everyone else for 2d6 turns if they fail a save vs. Hey, it’s like I’ve discovered the running theme of this entire supplement! Characters of chaotic alignment are not allowed to handobok psionicists, with the rationale being that complee chaotic characters lack the discipline required to focus their mental energies.

There’s a penalty to the attempt based on the type of material that the object is made of. That’s all there is to these things, they just latch onto psionicists and drain their PSPs every time the psionicist tries to manifest a power.

There’s no actual mechanical implementation for what being attracted to or averse to something means, so you’d better hope your DM isn’t a pedantic asshole or else these powers do fuckall.

Psionic Surgery – Either cure existing mental trauma marginally useful if you’re playing in the Ravenloft setting maybe or allow a character to roll for wild psychic powers.

Bodies that have been switched begin to decompose daily because why wouldn’t they and both people have to make daily system shock rolls or else lose one point of Constitution permanently or until the manifesting Psionicist activates the power again to switch back to their original bodies. Really, it all feels kind of tacked on. Dimensional Door – Works just like the Wizard spell dimension door only you have a penalty psinics your power check the greater distance you want to travel, and using the door at all also disorients you and prevents you from acting at all for one round after using the door.

No big deal, you might be thinking, I’m a telepath who knows the invisibility devotion, I’ll just disappear and walk right by that chump! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.