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Title: Psionics - Imbalance or Ignorance?
Post by: Dray on February 05, 2006, 04:54:00 PM
EPHB, page 54;

"....manifester level, which is equal to your psionic class level."

"A power that can be augmented for additional effect is limited by your manifester level (you can't spend more power points on a power than your manifester level."

Himo is 3rd, I mistakenly thought he was 5th (God knows why). Energy Missile (page 102) requires 3 power points. (Therefore, he cannot augment this specific power until he is 4th level +).

Effectively, he can (only) do 3d6+3 points of damage with that ability. The DC should be 10 + 2(ability level) + 4(Ragnor's 18 intelligence) for a total of DC:16. This we had right, but I wanted to include it here so I can demonstrate that this number is an easy one for higher level creatures to resist.

Note: For Mind Thrust, an ability with only a cost of 1 power point, he can augment it at +2 for 3d10 points of damage.

FYI:
Kit, in turn, can now (that she is 3rd) augment Mind Thrust to 5d10 points of damage, because she is a WILDER, which is a special ability of that class [Wild Surge +2]. But fear not Ragnor, you and I are balanced as I cannot use 2nd level powers yet, and have only two powers known.

Just my two cents, as the sessions go bye, I will keep a thumb on both Ragnor and I and make sure we have a better understanding of our abilities.
Title: Psionics - Imbalance or Ignorance?
Post by: Dray on February 06, 2006, 12:30:03 PM
THERE you go Matt.

I will go to the MSI house rules and abolish psionics due to a recent cataclysmic event.

Besides, Kit don't need no stinking psionics, she has her light crossbow!
Title: Psionics - Imbalance or Ignorance?
Post by: Griznuq on February 06, 2006, 12:24:59 PM
Quick Dray, Make plans to get rid of some psioncs from your world so he can steal the idea!!
Title: Psionics - Imbalance or Ignorance?
Post by: Wildfire on February 06, 2006, 12:23:03 PM
Too late... [size=18:6a6c6732c2]muhoowahahahahah [/size] :twisted:
Title: Psionics - Imbalance or Ignorance?
Post by: Griznuq on February 06, 2006, 12:21:47 PM
Whoa, there! Easy guys! He can't use psionics until first one of you plan on using them anyway!
Title: Psionics - Imbalance or Ignorance?
Post by: Dray on February 06, 2006, 12:17:05 PM
Ok wait a minute, this is getting out of hand, and I did not ask for the DM to look at the EPHB, he WILL get ideas of mind-sucking villians if her did.

I SAID I would keep a thumb on Ragnor and Kit, ME!!!

GOD IN HEAVEN DO NOT LOOK IN THAT BOOK WF!!
Title: Psionics - Imbalance or Ignorance?
Post by: Wildfire on February 06, 2006, 11:36:36 AM
And don't you forget it :twisted:

Besides, one of your favorite villain/ally was a psionicist...
Title: Psionics - Imbalance or Ignorance?
Post by: Blackspear on February 06, 2006, 11:24:17 AM
Great!!  Just Great!!   Psionic NPC's .... Bastard :evil:
Title: Psionics - Imbalance or Ignorance?
Post by: Wildfire on February 06, 2006, 09:16:24 AM
I'll also do some serious reading on it so that I'm more fluent with it.

Perhaps I'll make some NPC's....