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Powers are those abilities beyond what is possible for ordinary mortals. Flying through the air, reading others' thoughts, and firing blasts of energy from one's jewelry are impossible for a normal human, but these powers are all within reach for a posthuman. Each power costs one character point. We suggest spending about 5 character points on powers.  
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Powers are those abilities beyond what is possible for ordinary humans. Flying through the air, reading others' thoughts, and firing blasts of energy from one's jewelry are impossible for a normal human, but these powers are all within reach for a posthuman.
  
Some power names have a word in brackets, such as [Element] Immunity. This indicates that the power listed is a general version, and you will need to choose the specific power. For example, a character won't have the [Element] Immunity power. Instead, they will have Air Immunity, or Darkness Immunity, or immunity to some other element. This choice must be made when the power is purchased, and may not normally be changed thereafter.
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Below is a list of typical powers found in a ''Bulletproof Blues'' game. This list is not exhaustive. A character may well have a power not listed here, subject to GM approval. However, any new powers should be approximately as useful as these powers, in order to maintain a sense of fairness with other characters.
  
Powers listed as "constant" are assumed to be active at all times. Powers listed as "quick action" must be turned on by the character using a quick action during their turn, but will remain on as long as the character is conscious. Powers listed as "standard action" require a standard action to use, while "free action" powers can be used at any time, as often as the GM deems reasonable. See [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Types_Of_Actions|Types Of Actions]] for more information.
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The character's first power costs 1 character point. Buying an additional power costs a number of character points equal to the current number of powers, plus one. For example, buying a fourth power costs 4 points. Any power boosts are added to this cost: one power boost on one power costs 1 point.
  
If a power [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Area_Attacks|affects an area]], the radius of the area is dictated by the character's [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Attributes#Power_Level|Power Level]]. This distance is a maximum, not a requirement: a character may choose to target a smaller area. Also see [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Increased_Area|Increased Area]], which increases the maximum area of a character's area powers.
 
  
Similarly, if a power is ranged, the maximum range of the power is dictated by the character's [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Attributes#Power_Level|Power Level]]. Also see [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Increased_Range|Increased Range]], which increases the maximum range of a character's ranged powers.
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Most powers can be modified in small ways, providing minor advantages or disadvantages to the character. Some examples are provided as a guideline, such as "Swinging" under [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Flight|Flight]]. Such modifications to a power are subject to the GM's approval.
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A character may have a power not listed here, using the guidelines under [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#New_Follow_Through_Powers|New Follow Through Powers]] and [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#New_Powers|New Powers]], and subject to the GM's approval. However, any new powers should be approximately as useful as these powers, in order to maintain a sense of fairness with other characters.
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===Types Of Attacks===
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Each attack, regardless of its source, is one of three types: normal, mental, or alteration.
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Most attacks are normal attacks. A successful normal attack reduces the target's current Endurance. Clubs, swords, and powers such as Blast are all normal attacks. Armor and powers such as Force Field are effective against normal attacks. Normal attacks are usually opposed by the target's Agility or Brawn, and inflict 1 Endurance damage for every 2 the attack roll succeeds by (exact roll = 1, exact roll + 2 = 2, exact roll + 4 = 3). Normal attacks are usually obvious.
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Mental attacks are those which affect the target's mind directly. Conventional defenses such as armor are not effective against mental attacks: only Mental Resistance is effective against mental attacks. Mental attacks are usually opposed by the target's Presence, and inflict 1 Endurance damage for every 4 the attack roll succeeds by (exact roll = 1, exact roll + 4 = 2, exact roll + 8 = 3). Mental attacks are obvious to anyone who has Mental Resistance or mental powers, but are usually invisible to everyone else.
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Alteration attacks are those which transform the target in some way, or which affect one of the target's attributes other than Endurance. Conventional defenses such as armor are not effective against alteration attacks: only Alteration Resistance is effective against alteration attacks. Alteration attacks are usually opposed by the target's Agility or Brawn. If the alteration attack has a variable effect (draining points of Brawn, etc.), it inflicts 1 level of effect for every 4 the attack roll succeeds by (exact roll = 1, exact roll + 4 = 2, exact roll + 8 = 3). Alteration attacks are usually obvious.
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If the attack inflicts damage, the effects are essentially permanent, but can be healed. If the attack causes some unusual effect or affects the target in some unusual way, it lasts for the duration of the current scene or conflict. However, an attack that deprives a character of their movement or free will can be opposed.
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To "break out" of an attack with an ongoing physical effect, such as blindness or being forced to sleep, the target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Brawn) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Alteration Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll.
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To "break out" of an attack with an ongoing mental effect, such as mind control, the target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Mental Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll.
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If the target's roll is successful, they recover from the ongoing effect.
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Some power names have a word in brackets, such as [Element] Immunity. This indicates that the power listed is a general version, and you will need to choose the specific power. For example, a character won't have the [Element] Immunity power. Instead, they will have Air Immunity, or Darkness Immunity, or immunity to some other element. This choice must be made when the power is purchased, and may not normally be changed thereafter.
  
==Power Descriptions==
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Powers listed as "constant" are assumed to be active at all times. Powers listed as "quick action" must be turned on by the character using a quick action during their turn, but will remain on as long as the character is conscious. Powers listed as "standard action" require a standard action to use. "Free action" powers can be used at any time, as often as the GM deems reasonable. See [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Types_Of_Actions|Types Of Actions]] for more information.
  
Some powers have a prerequisite power. In order to have a follow through power, the character must have the prerequisite power. For example, Blast is the prerequisite power for Area Blast. In order to buy the Area Blast power, the character must first buy Blast.
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If a power [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Area|affects an area]], the radius of the area is dictated by the character's [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Attributes#Power_Level|Power Level]]. This distance is a maximum, not a requirement: a character may choose to target a smaller area.
  
===Absorption===
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Similarly, if a power is ranged, the maximum range of the power is dictated by the character's [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Attributes#Power_Level|Power Level]].
:''Free action''
 
  
Absorption is a self-only power which permits the character to absorb energy from normal attacks and use that energy in specific ways. The character can heal themselves, or they can temporarily gain a power that attacked them, or they can temporarily boost one of their attributes.
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Most powers can be modified in small ways, providing minor advantages or disadvantages to the character. Some examples are provided as a guideline, such as "Swinging" under [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Flight|Flight]]. Such modifications to a power are subject to the GM's approval.
  
The energy the character absorbs is stored in their Absorption pool. The maximum size of the Absorption pool is equal to the character's Power Level attribute. Each time a normal attack successfully strikes the character, the number of dice the opponent rolled is added to the character's Absorption pool. For example, if the attacker rolled three dice, and the attack was successful, 3 would be added to the character's Absorption pool.
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==Types Of Powers==
  
When the Absorption pool is full, the energy in the character's Absorption pool may be used in one of three ways, which may be chosen by the character on a case-by-case basis. Using the energy of the Absorption pool requires a quick action and the expenditure of all of the absorbed energy.
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===Attack Powers===
  
* ''Boost:'' The character may increase one of their attributes by an amount equal to the size of their Absorption pool, up to a maximum of 10. Boosting the character's attribute requires a quick action, and the boost lasts for only one round. If the character uses the boost to increase their Power Level, this does not change the size of their Absorption pool.
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Each attack, regardless of its source, is one of three types: normal, mental, or alteration.
* ''Healing:'' The character restores an amount of lost Endurance (or drained or damaged attribute) equal to the size of their Absorption pool. Healing themselves in this fashion requires a quick action.
 
* ''Power:''  The character gains one of the powers that was used against them. The power lasts for a number of rounds equal to the size of their Absorption pool, or until the character uses their Absorption pool for something else, whichever happens first. Gaining the power requires a quick action, but using it requires whatever action the power normally requires.
 
  
If the energy in the Absorption pool is not expended by the end of the scene, it fades away shortly thereafter.
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Most attacks are normal attacks. A normal attack is either hand-to-hand (1 m) or has a range based on the character's Power Level, and it affects a single target. Normal attacks are targeted with and opposed by Ranged Combat (Agility) or Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn), and they are usually obvious. A successful normal attack reduces the target's current Health (or Endurance, if it is a stunning attack). Damage Resistance is effective against normal attacks. Normal attacks inflict the damage which exceeds the target's Damage Resistance.
  
===Agility Drain===
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Mental attacks are those which affect the target's mind directly. Mental attacks are targeted with and opposed by Mental Combat (Presence), and they are obvious to anyone who has Mental Resistance or mental powers, but they are usually invisible to everyone else. A mental power has a range based on the character's Power Level, and it affects a single target. Damage Resistance is not effective against mental attacks: only Mental Resistance is effective against mental attacks. However, mental attacks inflict half of the damage which exceeds the target's Mental Resistance (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half, to a minimum of 1).
:''Standard action''
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Agility_Drain_Ray|Agility Drain Ray]], [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Agility_Theft|Agility Theft]]
 
[[File:BB3 Agility Drain chart.png|633px]]
 
  
Agility Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Agility. Attacking with Agility Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Agility is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Agility Drain ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Alteration attacks are those which transform the target in some way, or which directly affect one of the target's attributes. An alteration power is either hand-to-hand (1 m) or has a range based on the character's Power Level, and it affects a single target. Alteration attacks are targeted with and opposed by the Ranged Combat (Agility) or Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn), and they are usually obvious. Damage Resistance is not effective against alteration attacks: only Alteration Resistance is effective against alteration attacks. However, alteration attacks inflict half of the damage which exceeds the target's Alteration Resistance (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half, to a minimum of 1).
  
The effects of multiple Agility Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Agility Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Agility Drain will also return if the character with Agility Drain goes unconscious.
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If the attacker's attack roll succeeds, the player rolls dice based on the character's Power Level or on the damage rating of the weapon. The target's resistance (Damage Resistance, Mental Resistance, or Alteration Resistance) is deducted from the damage. If the attack is a normal attack, the remaining damage is deducted from the target's Health (or Endurance, if it is a stunning attack). If the attack is an alteration attack or a mental attack, half of the final damage (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half) is applied to the target (minimum of 1).
  
===Agility Drain Ray===
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If the attack inflicts damage, the effects are essentially permanent, but can be healed. If the attack causes some unusual effect or affects the target in some unusual way, it lasts for the duration of the current scene or conflict. However, an attack that deprives a character of their movement or free will can be opposed.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Agility_Drain|Agility Drain]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Agility_Theft_Ray|Agility Theft Ray]]
 
  
Agility Drain Ray is a ranged alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Agility. Attacking with Agility Drain Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Agility is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Agility Drain Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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To "break out" of an attack with an ongoing physical effect, such as blindness or being forced to sleep, the target must use a standard action to attempt a Survival (Brawn) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Alteration Resistance, they may add it to this roll.
  
The effects of multiple Agility Drain Ray attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Agility Drain Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Agility Drain Ray will also return if the character with Agility Drain Ray goes unconscious.
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To "break out" of an attack with an ongoing mental effect, such as mind control, the target must use a standard action to attempt a Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Mental Resistance, they may add it to this roll.
  
===Agility Theft===
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If the target's roll is successful, they recover from the ongoing effect.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Agility_Drain|Agility Drain]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Agility_Theft_Ray|Agility Theft Ray]]
 
  
Agility Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Agility. Attacking with Agility Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Agility (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Agility Theft ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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===Environmental Powers===
 
 
The effects of multiple Agility Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Agility an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Agility, no matter how many targets they attack with Agility Theft.
 
  
The damage from Agility Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Agility Theft may also return the stolen Agility voluntarily, of course.
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Powers which alter the environment in some non-damaging way are usually targeted with the Ranged Combat (Agility) skill. The difficulty is typically moderate (DV 12), although more complex uses may incur a higher difficulty. An environmental power typically has a range and an area based on the character's Power Level.
  
===Agility Theft Ray===
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==Power Boosts==
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Agility_Drain_Ray|Agility Drain Ray]] or [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Agility_Theft|Agility Theft]]
 
  
Agility Theft Ray is a ranged alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Agility. Attacking with Agility Theft Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Agility (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Agility Theft Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Each power may have one or more power boosts. Power boosts make the power better, such as making a Blast usable at long range, or making a Damaging Aura affect an area. Like everything, players should discuss any power boosts with the GM, and make sure that the combination makes sense for the character and is suitable for the game.
  
The effects of multiple Agility Theft Ray attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Agility an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Agility, no matter how many targets they attack with Agility Theft and Agility Theft Ray.
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Each power boost on a power costs one character point, in addition to the cost of the power itself.
  
The damage from Agility Theft Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Agility Theft Ray may also return the stolen Agility voluntarily, of course.
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===Area===
  
===Alteration Resistance===
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An area power affects everyone within a certain distance of the target, based on the character's [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Attributes#Power_Level|Power Level]]. Making a power affect an area does not modify the skill used for the attack, nor the skill used to oppose it. Attacking with an area power requires a successful roll against each target in the affected area. The attacker rolls once for the attack.
:''Constant''
 
  
Alteration Resistance is a self-only power which makes the character resistant to alteration attacks: any attack which would damage or drain any of their attributes or powers, or any attack which would physically transform them against their will. A character with Alteration Resistance adds their Power Level to their defense when defending against such attacks.
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The radius of the area is dictated by the character's [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Attributes#Power_Level|Power Level]]. This distance is a maximum, not a requirement: a character may choose to target a smaller area. Also see [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#×10_Area|×10 Area]], which increases the maximum area of a character's area power.
  
===Alternate Forms===
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If a power already affects an area, this power boost is superfluous.
:''Quick action, costs Willpower''
 
  
Alternate Forms is a self-only power which grants the character multiple independent identities, each with its own powers and appearance, and potentially even a different personality (if the player wishes). The maximum number of forms the character may have is equal to their Power Level, and each form is created with 5 fewer character points than the previous form. For example, a 30 point character with three forms would have a 30 point form, a 25 point form, and a 20 point form. Each form must have the Alternate Forms power and the same Power Level.
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===Ranged===
  
A character with Alternate Forms can change forms by spending a point of Willpower and using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character remains in their current form. If the character dies, they revert to their "true" form, which is usually the form with the highest number of character points or the form with the lowest number of character points.
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A ranged power can affect a target up to a certain distance away, based on the character's [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Attributes#Power_Level|Power Level]]. Attacking with a ranged power requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target. Also see [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#×10_Range|×10 Range]], which increases the maximum range of a character's power.
  
The specific mechanism of the Alternate Forms can vary greatly from character to character, which may offer minor benefits and drawbacks to the character.
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If a power is already ranged, this power boost is superfluous.
  
'''Dial R For Random:''' Normally, a character with Alternate Forms has a set of predefined forms and identities. However, an unusual character might gain a new, randomly determined set of powers and appearance (and personality, if the player wishes) each time the power is activated. With the GM's approval, even the character's skills and gifts might be changed.
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===Seeking===
  
'''Uncontrollable:''' Normally, the Alternate Forms power is activated consciously by the character. However, some characters are unable to control when they change forms, or which form is taken (if they have more than one). The Alternate Forms may be triggered by the emotional state of the character (anger is a popular choice), or the character may change forms on an unknown or immutable schedule.
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Seeking allows a character to attack a second time if their first attack is unsuccessful. Making a power seeking does not modify the skill used for the attack, nor the skill used to oppose it. If a seeking attack misses the target, the attack will circle around and try again on the succeeding round. The attacker rolls the attack again as a quick action, but no interaction or attention is required from the attacker for this second attack.
  
===Ambient Awareness===
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===Selective===
:''Free action''
 
  
Ambient Awareness is a self-only power which permits the character to perceive equally well in every direction simultaneously. They might have very large eyes, many very small eyes, or simply a preternatural awareness of their surroundings.
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Selective allows a character to choose who will be affected by an area power, or who won't, each time the area power is used. Making an area power selective does not modify the skill used for the attack, nor the skill used to oppose it. Attacking with a selective area power requires a successful roll against each selected target in the affected area. The attacker rolls once for the attack.
  
===Astral Travel===
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===×10 Area===
:''Move action''
 
  
Astral Travel is a self-only power which permits the character to detach their consciousness from their physical body and travel to alternate realities and divergent time streams, leaving their physical body behind. The character must succeed at a moderately difficult (DV 3) Piloting (Reason + Power Level) roll to navigate to a specific location in a desired reality or divergent time stream. While using Astral Travel, the consciousness of the traveler is typically invisible, but those who possess extraordinary spiritual or magical awareness may be able to see the traveler's "astral body". The "astral body" of the traveler does not require the Environmental Immunity power to survive in other realities or planes of existence, and is usually unable to interact with the strange vistas around them, although they may converse with anyone capable of perceiving them. While the "astral body" is separated from the character's physical body, their physical body appears to be in a comatose state, and the traveler is unaware of anything happening to or around their physical form. Astral Travel is a plot dependent power and may not always be available, at the GM's discretion.
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×10 Area expands the maximum area of a character's area power. Each time this power boost is purchased, the maximum area affected by the character's power is multiplied by ten. For example, if the character applies this boost to an area power three times, that power can affect an area up 1,000 times the standard radius granted by the character's [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Attributes#Power_Level|Power Level]].
  
===Blast===
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===×10 Range===
:''Standard action''
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Area_Blast|Area Blast]], [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Seeking_Blast|Seeking Blast]]
 
[[File:BB3 Blast chart.png|633px]]
 
  
Blast is a ranged normal attack which inflicts Endurance damage. The Blast could be radiation, fire, cold, arrows, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Blast power is purchased. Attacking with Blast requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
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×10 Range extends the maximum range of a character's ranged power. Each time this power boost is purchased, the maximum range of the character's power is multiplied by ten. For example, if the character applies this boost to a ranged power three times, that power can affect a target up 1,000 times the standard range granted by the character's [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Attributes#Power_Level|Power Level]].
  
<div id="Area Blast"></div>
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==Power Descriptions==
===Blast, Area===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Blast|Blast]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Seeking_Area_Blast|Seeking Area Blast]], [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Selective_Area_Blast|Selective Area Blast]]
 
  
Area Blast is a ranged, area normal attack which inflicts Endurance damage. The Area Blast could be radiation, fire, cold, arrows, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Area Blast power is purchased. Attacking with Area Blast requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of each target in the affected area, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of a target if that target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
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Some powers have a prerequisite power. In order to have a follow through power, the character must have the prerequisite power.
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
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===Absorption===
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:''Self-only alteration power''
  
'''Specific Targets:''' Some characters' attacks are specifically tuned to affect only particular targets. For example, the character's Area Blast might be an electromagnetic burst, or EMP, which only damages electronics (a single point of Endurance damage is sufficient to destroy consumer-grade electronics). Another example could be a character who uses poisonous gas grenades which are harmful to living beings, but which do not affect inanimate objects.
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Absorption is a self-only alteration power which permits the character to absorb energy from normal attacks. Whenever the character suffers damage from a normal attack, they gain a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill bonus to their next attack roll or defense.
  
<div id="Seeking Blast"></div>
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===Agility Drain===
===Blast, Seeking===
 
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Blast|Blast]]
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Seeking_Area_Blast|Seeking Area Blast]]
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:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Agility_Theft|Agility Theft]]
  
Seeking Blast is a ranged normal attack which inflicts Endurance damage. The Seeking Blast could be radiation, fire, cold, arrows, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Blast power is purchased. Attacking with Seeking Blast requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
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Agility Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Agility. Attacking with Agility Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. If the target has Alteration Resistance, they subtract that from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Agility is reduced by half of the remaining amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Agility Drain ignores Damage Resistance.
  
Seeking Blast has limited independence from the attacker. If the attack misses the target, the attack will circle around and try again on the succeeding round. The attacker rolls the attack again as a quick action, but no interaction or attention is required from the attacker for this second attack.
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
  
<div id="Seeking Area Blast"></div>
 
===Blast, Seeking Area===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Area_Blast|Area Blast]] or [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Seeking_Blast|Seeking Blast]]
 
  
Seeking Area Blast is a ranged, area normal attack which inflicts Endurance damage. The Seeking Area Blast could be radiation, fire, cold, arrows, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Seeking Area Blast power is purchased. Attacking with Seeking Area Blast requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of each target in the affected area, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of a target if that target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
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The effects of multiple Agility Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Agility Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Agility Drain will also return if the character with Agility Drain goes unconscious.
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
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Draining a character's Agility does not reduce their Health.
  
Seeking Area Blast has limited independence from the attacker. If the attack misses a target, the attack will try again on the succeeding round. The attacker rolls the attack again as a quick action, but no interaction or attention is required from the attacker for this second attack.
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===Agility Theft===
 
 
<div id="Selective Area Blast"></div>
 
===Blast, Selective Area===
 
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Area_Blast|Area Blast]]
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:''Alteration attack''
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:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Agility_Drain|Agility Drain]]
  
Selective Area Blast is a ranged, area normal attack which inflicts Endurance damage. The Selective Area Blast could be radiation, fire, cold, arrows, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Selective Area Blast power is purchased. Attacking with Selective Area Blast requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of each selected target in the affected area, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of a target if that target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
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Agility Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Agility. Attacking with Agility Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level (see Agility Drain). If the target has Alteration Resistance, they subtract that from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Agility is reduced by half of the remaining amount, and the attacker's Agility is increased by half of that amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Agility Theft ignores Damage Resistance.
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each selected target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
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The effects of multiple Agility Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Agility an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Agility, no matter how many targets they attack with Agility Theft.
  
===Blindsight===
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The damage from Agility Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Agility Theft will also return if the character with Agility Theft goes unconscious. The character with Agility Theft may also return the stolen Agility voluntarily, of course.
:''Free action''
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Stealing a character's Agility does not reduce their Health.
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===Alteration Resistance===
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:''Constant''
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:''Self-only power''
  
Blindsight is a self-only power which permits the character to sense shapes and textures as clearly as with ordinary vision, but without the ability to perceive color. This could be a form of sonar, radar, a sense of touch so acute that they can detect and locate vibrations, or some other form of alternate perception.
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Alteration Resistance is a self-only power which allows the character to withstand attacks which would damage or drain any of their attributes or powers, or any attack which would physically transform them against their will. The character gains Alteration Resistance equal to {{KM4_RESISTANCE_BASE}} plus their Power Level.
  
Normally, a character who can't perceive their opponent has [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Blinding|great difficulty]] in combat. If a character has the Blindsight power, they do not incur any of these penalties.
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The character's Alteration Resistance is subtracted from the alteration damage an attacker rolls. If an alteration attack does not inflict damage, the character may add their Alteration Resistance to their defense. Alteration Resistance is not effective against normal attacks and mental attacks. If the character has more than one source of Alteration Resistance, only the highest value applies.
  
===Brawn Drain===
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===Alternate Form===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Brawn_Drain_Ray|Brawn Drain Ray]], [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Brawn_Theft|Brawn Theft]]
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:''Self-only power''
[[File:BB3 Brawn Drain chart.png|633px]]
 
  
Brawn Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Brawn. Attacking with Brawn Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Brawn is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Brawn Drain ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Alternate Form is a self-only power which grants the character a second independent identity, with its own attributes, skills, gifts, and powers (and potentially even a different personality, if the player wishes). The character's second form must have the same Power Level as the their primary form, and it is created with the same number of character points (or fewer, if the player wishes). If the character's primary form has the Alternate Form power more than once, they have an additional form for each Alternate Form power.
  
The effects of multiple Brawn Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Brawn Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Brawn Drain will also return if the character with Brawn Drain goes unconscious.
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A character with Alternate Form can change forms by using a standard action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their primary form.
  
===Brawn Drain Ray===
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The specific mechanism of the Alternate Form can vary greatly from character to character, which may offer minor benefits and drawbacks to the character.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Brawn_Drain|Brawn Drain]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Brawn_Theft_Ray|Brawn Theft Ray]]
 
  
Brawn Drain Ray is a ranged alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Brawn. Attacking with Brawn Drain Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Brawn is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Brawn Drain Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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'''Dial R For Random:''' Normally, a character with Alternate Form has a predefined second form. However, an unusual character might gain a new, randomly determined set of attributes, skills, gifts, and powers (and personality, if the player wishes) each time the power is activated.
  
The effects of multiple Brawn Drain Ray attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Brawn Drain Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Brawn Drain Ray will also return if the character with Brawn Drain Ray goes unconscious.
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'''Uncontrollable:''' Normally, the Alternate Form power is activated consciously by the character. However, some characters are unable to control when they change forms. The Alternate Form may be triggered by the emotional state of the character (anger is a popular choice), or the character may change forms on an unknown or immutable schedule. If this is the case, the character changes with a free action at the specified time.
  
===Brawn Theft===
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===Ambient Awareness===
:''Standard action''
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:''Free action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Brawn_Drain|Brawn Drain]]
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:''Self-only power''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Brawn_Theft_Ray|Brawn Theft Ray]]
 
  
Brawn Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Brawn. Attacking with Brawn Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Brawn (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Brawn Theft ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Ambient Awareness is a self-only power which permits the character to perceive equally well in every direction simultaneously. They might have very large eyes, many very small eyes, or simply a preternatural awareness of their surroundings.
  
The effects of multiple Brawn Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Brawn an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Brawn, no matter how many targets they attack with Brawn Theft.
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===Astral Travel===
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:''Move action''
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:''Self-only power''
  
The damage from Brawn Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Brawn Theft may also return the stolen Brawn voluntarily, of course.
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Astral Travel is a self-only power which permits the character to detach their consciousness from their physical body and travel to anywhere on Earth, to alternate realities, and to divergent time streams, leaving their physical body behind. While using Astral Travel, the consciousness of the traveler is typically invisible, but those who possess extraordinary spiritual awareness may be able to see the traveler's "astral body". The "astral body" of the traveler does not require the Environmental Immunity power to survive in other realities or planes of existence, and it is usually unable to interact with the strange vistas around them, although they can converse with anyone capable of perceiving them. While the "astral body" is separated from the character's physical body, their physical body appears to be in a comatose state, and the traveler is unaware of anything happening to or around their physical form. Astral Travel is a plot dependent power and may not always be available, at the GM's discretion.
  
===Brawn Theft Ray===
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===Blast===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Brawn_Drain_Ray|Brawn Drain Ray]] or [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Brawn_Theft|Brawn Theft]]
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:''Ranged normal attack''
  
Brawn Theft Ray is a ranged alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Brawn. Attacking with Brawn Theft Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Brawn (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Brawn Theft Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Blast is a ranged normal attack which inflicts Health damage. The Blast could be radiation, fire, cold, arrows, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Blast power is purchased. Attacking with Blast requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Damage Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Health is reduced by the remaining amount.
  
The effects of multiple Brawn Theft Ray attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Brawn an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Brawn, no matter how many targets they attack with Brawn Theft and Brawn Theft Ray.
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
  
The damage from Brawn Theft Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Brawn Theft Ray may also return the stolen Brawn voluntarily, of course.
 
  
===Bulletproof===
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'''Specific Targets:''' Some characters' attacks are specifically tuned to affect only particular targets. For example, the character's Blast might be an electromagnetic burst, or EMP, which only damages electronics (a single point of Health damage is sufficient to destroy consumer-grade electronics). Another example could be a character who uses poisonous gas grenades which are harmful to living beings, but which do not affect inanimate objects.
:''Constant''
 
  
Bulletproof is a self-only power which permits the character to ignore most attacks from ordinary bullets and knives. The character might have thick armor or impenetrable skin, or they might simply move out of the way of such mundane attacks. An attack roll against the character fails if the weapon being used:
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'''Stunning:''' Some characters' blasts are nonlethal. The damage is applied to the target's Endurance rather than to their Health. The target recovers their lost Endurance after the fight is over, when the character has had a chance to rest and recuperate.
  
* causes normal damage, and
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===Blindsight===
* is an ordinary piece of [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Equipment|equipment]] (a piece of equipment purchased with money rather than as a power), and
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:''Free action''
* it has a PL rating lower than the bulletproof character's current Power Level.
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:''Self-only power''
  
'''Bulletproof Force Field:''' A character's Bulletproof power might be dependent on their Force Field power. If this is the case, the character's Bulletproof power is only active while the character's Force Field is active, and it may be extended to another person (or person-sized object) by touching them.
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Blindsight is a self-only power which permits the character to sense shapes and textures as clearly as with ordinary vision, but without the ability to perceive color. This could be a form of sonar, radar, a preternaturally sensitive sense of touch, or some other form of alternate perception.
  
===Clairvoyance===
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Normally, a character who can't perceive their opponent has [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Blinding|great difficulty]] in combat. If a character has the Blindsight power, they do not incur any of these penalties.
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===Brawn Drain===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
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:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Brawn_Theft|Brawn Theft]]
  
Clairvoyance is a self-only power which permits the character to perceive things at a distance. Using Clairvoyance typically requires a moderately difficult (DV 3) Perception (Reason + Power Level) roll, but the difficulty may be higher depending on the ambient "noise" and how subtle the thing being perceived is. If the thing being perceived is relatively obvious (to someone with the appropriate senses), no roll should be necessary. The range of Clairvoyance is essentially unlimited, but it is never completely reliable: it is primarily a roleplaying power under the control of the GM.
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Brawn Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Brawn. Attacking with Brawn Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Brawn is reduced by half of the remaining amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Brawn Drain ignores Damage Resistance.
  
===Clinging===
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
:''Free action''
 
  
Clinging is a self-only power which permits the character to move along walls, ceilings, and other surfaces as if they were level. For example, the character might have sticky hands and feet, they might wear magnetic shoes, or they may be able to selectively control the force of gravity. The strength holding the character to the surface is equal to their Brawn. If the surface is slippery or unstable, the GM might require the character to attempt a moderately difficult (DV 3) Athletics (Brawn + Power Level) roll to keep from sliding or falling. If the character is attacked by an attempt to lift them off of the ground or push them backward, they may choose to defend with their Athletics (Brawn + Power Level) roll rather than the usual combat roll.
 
  
===Combination===
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The effects of multiple Brawn Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Brawn Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Brawn Drain will also return if the character with Brawn Drain goes unconscious.
:''Standard action''
 
  
Combination is a self-only power which permits several characters to merge into a single larger and more powerful character. Every character wishing to combine must have the Combination power, and the maximum number of characters who may combine is equal to the lowest Power Level among them. Activating Combination takes a standard action, and requires the characters to all be touching each other. In addition to being more massive, the combined character has all of the powers of the combined characters. The Agility, Brawn, Endurance, and Power Level of the combined character are equal to the highest of any of the combined characters, plus one for every combined character after the first, up to a maximum of 10. The Presence and Reason of the combined character are equal to the highest of any of the combined characters.
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Draining a character's Brawn does not reduce their Endurance or Health.
  
''Example:''
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===Brawn Theft===
 
 
''Agares, Bune, and Crocell each have Combination. Agares has Agility 2, Brawn 2, and Power Level 4; Bune has Agility 2, Brawn 2, and Power Level 3; and Crocell has Agility 3, Brawn 3, and Power Level 3. When Agares, Bune, and Crocell combine, they form the mighty Demogorgon, who has Agility 5 and Brawn 5 (Crocell's 3, plus 2 more for Agares and Bune), Power Level 6 (Agares' Power Level 4, plus 2 more for Bune and Crocell), and all of the powers possessed by Agares, Bune, and Crocell.''
 
 
 
===Command Animals===
 
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
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:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Brawn_Drain|Brawn Drain]]
  
Command Animals is a ranged mental power which allows a character to communicate with and mentally control one or more non-sentient animals. To communicate with and mentally control a single large animal or numerous small animals, the character must succeed at a moderately difficult (DV 12) Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll.
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Brawn Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Brawn. Attacking with Brawn Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level (see Brawn Drain). The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Brawn is reduced by half of the remaining amount, and the attacker's Brawn is increased by half of that amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Brawn Theft ignores Damage Resistance.
  
Controlled animals operate independently of the character controlling them, but all of the controlled animals act in unison. Giving them a new mental command requires a quick action.
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The effects of multiple Brawn Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Brawn an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Brawn, no matter how many targets they attack with Brawn Theft.
  
Controlled animals have the normal attributes, movement, and attack types that those kinds of animals would have. However, if the GM doesn't want to deal with that, she can declare that the Agility, Brawn, Endurance, and Presence of the animal or animals is equal to the Power Level of the character controlling them.
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The damage from Brawn Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Brawn Theft will also return if the character with Brawn Theft goes unconscious. The character with Brawn Theft may also return the stolen Brawn voluntarily, of course.
  
The effects of Command Animals last until the end of the scene.
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Stealing a character's Brawn does not reduce their Endurance or Health.
  
'''Limited Type Of Animal:''' A character's Command Animals might be limited to a specific type of animal, such as cats, insects, or sea creatures. If this is the case, the character gains a bonus die on their Command Animals roll.
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===Bulletproof===
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:''Constant''
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:''Self-only power''
  
===Command Machines===
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Bulletproof is a self-only power which permits the character to ignore most attacks from ordinary bullets and knives. An attack against the character fails if the weapon being used:
:''Standard action''
 
  
Command Machines is a ranged mental power which allows a character to mentally control one or more electronic and mechanical machines. To mentally control a single large machine or numerous small machines, the character must succeed at a moderately difficult (DV 12) Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll.
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* causes normal damage, and
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* is an ordinary piece of equipment purchased with money rather than with character points, and  
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* it has a 1d6+X rating lower than the Bulletproof character's current Power Level.
  
Controlled machines operate independently of the character controlling them, but all of the controlled machines act in unison. Giving them a new mental command requires a quick action.
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For example, a character with Power Level 3 and the Bulletproof power would be unaffected by ordinary guns and knives which inflict 1d+2 damage or less.
  
Controlled machines have the normal attributes, movement, and attack types that those kinds of machines would have. However, if the GM doesn't want to deal with that, she can declare that the Agility, Brawn, Endurance, and Presence of the machine or combined machines is equal to the Power Level of the character controlling them. Controlled machines can be made to perform their ordinary purpose, such as making an automatic teller machine spit out money, or making a bulldozer roll around and demolish buildings. If there is no significant security in place, no roll is necessary for this. If the character is trying to circumvent security or break into a computer system, the character may attempt a Computing (Reason + Power Level) roll against the power level (PL) of the security.
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However, if the game setting is such that the above description applies to most of the attacks the character would encounter, the player should choose a normal but relatively uncommon substance or energy type which can be used to successfully attack the character (wood, iron, silver, etc.).
  
The effects of Command Machines last until the end of the scene.
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'''Bulletproof Force Field:''' A character's Bulletproof power might be dependent on their Force Field power. If this is the case, the character's Bulletproof power is only active while the character's Force Field is active, and it may be extended to another person (or person-sized object) by touching them.
  
===Command Objects===
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===Clairvoyance===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
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:''Self-only power''
  
Command Objects is a ranged mental power which allows a character to animate and mentally control one or more inanimate objects. To animate and mentally control a single large object or numerous small objects, the character must succeed at a moderately difficult (DV 12) Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll.
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Clairvoyance is a self-only power which permits the character to perceive things at a distance. Using Clairvoyance typically requires a moderately difficult (DV 12) Investigation (Presence) roll, but the difficulty may be higher depending on the ambient "noise" and how subtle the thing being perceived is. If the thing being perceived is relatively obvious (to someone with the appropriate senses), no roll should be necessary. The range of Clairvoyance is essentially unlimited, but it is a plot dependent power and may not always be available, at the GM's discretion.
  
Animated objects operate independently of the character controlling them, but all of the controlled objects act in unison. Giving them a new mental command requires a quick action.
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===Clinging===
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:''Free action''
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:''Self-only power''
  
The Agility, Brawn, Endurance, and Presence of the object or mass of objects is equal to the Power Level of the character controlling them. The specific details of the how the objects move and attack vary depending on the objects themselves: an animated tree can walk, a mass of animated toys can roll or run, and so on.
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Clinging is a self-only power which permits the character to move along walls, ceilings, and other surfaces as if they were level. For example, the character might have sticky hands and feet, they might wear magnetic shoes, or they may be able to selectively control the force of gravity. The strength holding the character to the surface is equal to their Power Level. If the surface is slippery or unstable, the GM might require the character to attempt a moderately difficult (DV 12) Athletics (Power Level) roll to keep from sliding or falling. If the character is attacked by an attempt to lift them off of the ground or push them backward, they may choose to defend with their Athletics (Power Level) rather than the usual combat skill.
  
The effects of Command Objects last until the end of the scene.
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===Combination===
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:''Standard action''
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:''Self-only power''
  
'''Limited Type Of Object:''' A character's Command Objects might be limited to a specific type of object, such as plants or toys. If this is the case, the character gains a bonus die on their Command Objects roll.
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Combination is a self-only power which permits several characters to merge into a single larger and more powerful character. Every character wishing to combine must have the Combination power. Activating Combination takes a standard action, and requires the characters to all be touching each other. In addition to being more massive, the combined character has all of the powers of the combined characters. The Agility, Brawn, and Power Level of the combined character are equal to the highest of any of the combined characters, plus one, up to a maximum of 10. The Presence and Reason of the combined character are equal to the highest of any of the combined characters.
  
===Damage Resistance===
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''Example:''
:''Constant''
 
  
Damage Resistance is a self-only power which makes the character resistant to normal damage. The character may have chitin, thick armor, or just exceptionally tough skin. Alternately, the character may be adept at avoiding attacks, or they might be unnaturally lucky. A character with Damage Resistance adds their Power Level to their combat defense rolls. Damage Resistance is not effective against mental attacks and alteration attacks. Damage Resistance does not stack with conventional armor or powers such as Force Field.
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''Agares, Bune, and Crocell each have Combination. Agares has Agility 2, Brawn 2, and Power Level 4; Bune has Agility 2, Brawn 2, and Power Level 3; and Crocell has Agility 3, Brawn 3, and Power Level 3. When Agares, Bune, and Crocell combine, they form the mighty Demogorgon, who has Agility 4 and Brawn 4 (Crocell's 3, plus 1), Power Level 5 (Agares' Power Level 4, plus 1), and all of the powers possessed by Agares, Bune, and Crocell.''
  
===Damaging Aura===
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===Command Animals===
:''Free action''
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:''Standard action''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Area_Damaging_Aura|Area Damaging Aura]]
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:''Ranged mental power''
[[File:BB3 Damaging Aura chart.png|633px]]
 
  
Damaging Aura allows a character to use a free action to make a hand-to-hand normal attack against anyone who touches them or attacks them with a hand-to-hand attack. The Damaging Aura could be radiation, fire, cold, quills, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Damaging Aura power is purchased. Attacking with Damaging Aura requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
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Command Animals is a ranged mental power which allows a character to communicate with and mentally control one or more non-sentient animals. To communicate with and mentally control a single large animal or numerous small animals, the character must succeed at a moderately difficult (DV 12) Mental Combat (Presence) roll.
  
The character with Damaging Aura may also attempt to touch others and cause damage. Doing so requires using a standard action to make Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Damage Resistance or Force Field.
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Controlled animals operate independently of the character controlling them, but all of the controlled animals act in unison. Giving them a new mental command requires a quick action.
  
<div id="Area Damaging Aura"></div>
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Controlled animals have the normal attributes, movement, and attack types that those kinds of animals would have. However, if the GM doesn't want to deal with that, she can declare that the Agility, Damage Resistance, etc. of the animal or animals is equal to the Power Level of the character controlling them.
  
===Damaging Aura, Area===
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The effects of Command Animals last until the end of the scene.
:''Free action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Damaging_Aura|Damaging Aura]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Selective_Area_Damaging_Aura|Selective Area Damaging Aura]]
 
  
Area Damaging Aura allows a character to use a free action to make a hand-to-hand, area normal attack against everyone within the affected area. The Area Damaging Aura could be radiation, fire, cold, quills, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Area Damaging Aura power is purchased. Attacking with Area Damaging Aura requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of each target in the affected area, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of a target if that target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
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'''Limited Type Of Animal:''' A character's Command Animals might be limited to a specific type of animal, such as cats, insects, or sea creatures. If this is the case, the character gains a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill bonus on their Command Animals roll.
  
If anyone enters the area of the Area Damaging Aura after it has been activated, the character with Area Damaging Aura must use a free action to attack them. Once the power is active, the character with Area Damaging Aura must use a free action to make another attack roll against everyone within the affected area at the beginning of each of their turns.
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===Command Machines===
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:''Standard action''
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:''Ranged mental power''
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
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Command Machines is a ranged mental power which allows a character to mentally control one or more electronic and mechanical machines. To mentally control a single large machine or numerous small machines, the character must succeed at a moderately difficult (DV 12) Mental Combat (Presence) roll.
  
<div id="Selective Area Damaging Aura"></div>
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Controlled machines operate independently of the character controlling them, but all of the controlled machines act in unison. Giving them a new mental command requires a quick action.
===Damaging Aura, Selective Area===
 
:''Free action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Area_Damaging_Aura|Area Damaging Aura]]
 
  
Selective Area Damaging Aura allows a character to use a free action to make a hand-to-hand, area normal attack against selected targets within the affected area. The Selective Area Damaging Aura could be radiation, fire, cold, quills, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Selective Area Damaging Aura power is purchased. Attacking with Selective Area Damaging Aura requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of each selected target in the affected area, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of a target if that target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
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Controlled machines have the normal attributes, movement, and attack types that those kinds of machines would have. However, if the GM doesn't want to deal with that, she can declare that the Agility, Damage Resistance, etc. of the machine or combined machines is equal to the Power Level of the character controlling them. Controlled machines can be made to perform their ordinary purpose, such as making an automatic teller machine spit out money, or making a bulldozer drive around and demolish buildings. If there is no significant security in place, no roll is necessary for this. If the character is trying to circumvent security or break into a computer system, the character may attempt a remarkably difficult (DV 15) Computing (Reason) roll.
  
If anyone enters the area of the Selective Area Damaging Aura after it has been activated, the character with Selective Area Damaging Aura may use a free action to attack them. Once the power is active, the character with Selective Area Damaging Aura may use a free action to make another attack roll against selected targets within the affected area at the beginning of each of their turns.
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The effects of Command Machines last until the end of the scene.
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each selected target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
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===Command Objects===
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:''Standard action''
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:''Ranged mental power''
  
===Danger Sense===
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Command Objects is a ranged mental power which allows a character to animate and mentally control one or more inanimate objects. To animate and mentally control a single large object or numerous small objects, the character must succeed at a moderately difficult (DV 12) Mental Combat (Presence) roll.
:''Free action''
 
  
Danger Sense is a self-only power which permits the character to sense danger and avoid being surprised, even if there is no way for the character to see the attack coming. A character with Danger Sense never suffers a defense penalty for being distracted or surprised.
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Animated objects operate independently of the character controlling them, but all of the controlled objects act in unison. Giving them a new mental command requires a quick action.
  
Additionally, if an attack is imminent, the GM will ask the player to attempt a moderately difficult (DV 3) Perception (Reason + Power Level) roll. If the Danger Sense roll is successful, the character knows that an attack is imminent, and may warn other characters.
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The Agility, Damage Resistance, etc. of the object or mass of objects is equal to the Power Level of the character controlling them. The specific details of the how the objects move and attack vary depending on the objects themselves: an animated tree can walk, a mass of animated toys can crawl, and so on.
  
'''Precognition:''' Some characters with Danger Sense can see into the future, or "read" the destiny of items and people by touching them. Seeing into the future is never completely reliable: this aspect of Danger Sense is primarily a roleplaying power under the control of the GM.
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The effects of Command Objects last until the end of the scene.
  
===Darkness===
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'''Limited Type Of Object:''' A character's Command Objects might be limited to a specific type of object, such as plants or toys. If this is the case, the character gains a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill bonus on their Command Objects roll.
:''Standard action''
 
  
Darkness is a ranged, area environmental power which makes an area opaque to all sight, including unusual forms of sight such as Night Vision and X-ray Vision.
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===Damage Resistance===
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:''Constant''
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:''Self-only power''
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Damage Resistance is a self-only power which allows the character to withstand normal attacks. The character might have thick armor or impenetrable skin, they might be adept at avoiding attacks, or they might be unnaturally lucky. The character gains Damage Resistance equal to {{KM4_RESISTANCE_BASE}} plus their Power Level.
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The character's Damage Resistance is subtracted from the normal damage an attacker rolls. Damage Resistance is not effective against mental attacks and alteration attacks. If the character has more than one source of Damage Resistance, only the highest value applies.
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===Damaging Aura===
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:''Free action''
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:''Hand-to-hand normal attack''
  
The mechanism which causes the Darkness must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, vision might be obscured by smoke, or the area might be filled with a blinding light or black extradimensional energy. Alternately, Darkness could affect a sense other than vision. If so, this must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the target area could be filled with electrical interference which is impenetrable to Radio Communication, or it could be filled with a powerful scent that masks all other smells. It is also possible to use Darkness against a specific unusual sense, such as Danger Sense or Clairvoyance.
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Damaging Aura allows a character to use a free action to attempt a hand-to-hand normal attack against anyone who touches them or attacks them with a hand-to-hand attack. The Damaging Aura could be radiation, fire, cold, quills, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Damaging Aura power is purchased. Attacking with Damaging Aura requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Damage Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Health is reduced by the remaining amount.
  
Normally, a character who can't see incurs a penalty die on their Hand-to-hand Combat attack and defense rolls, a penalty die on their Ranged Combat defense rolls, and they automatically fail any Ranged Combat attack rolls. However, if the blinded character is able to locate their target to within a meter or so (by using their Hyperacuity-granted super hearing, for example), then the blinded attacker incurs a penalty die on their Ranged Combat attack rolls. A blinded character suffers no penalty on their Mental Combat defense rolls, but they automatically fail any Mental Combat attack rolls.
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
  
If the character wishes to dismiss the Darkness, they may do so with a quick action. They may also use a standard action to move the center of the Darkness.
 
  
===Dazzle===
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The character with Damaging Aura may also use a standard action to touch others and cause damage. Doing so requires a Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mass_Dazzle|Mass Dazzle]]
 
[[File:BB3 Dazzle chart.png|633px]]
 
  
Dazzle is a ranged alteration attack which renders the target unable to see clearly. Attacking with Dazzle requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. Dazzle ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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===Danger Sense===
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:''Free action''
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:''Self-only power''
  
Normally, a character who can't see incurs a penalty die on their Hand-to-hand Combat attack and defense rolls, a penalty die on their Ranged Combat defense rolls, and they automatically fail any Ranged Combat attack rolls. However, if the blinded character is able to locate their target to within a meter or so (by using their Hyperacuity-granted super hearing, for example), then the blinded attacker incurs a penalty die on their Ranged Combat attack rolls. A blinded character suffers no penalty on their Mental Combat defense rolls, but they automatically fail any Mental Combat attack rolls.
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Danger Sense is a self-only power which permits the character to sense danger and avoid being surprised, even if there is no way for the character to see the attack coming. A character with Danger Sense never suffers a penalty for being surprised.
  
The mechanism which causes the Dazzle must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the target might not be able to see because they have a layer of glue across their eyes, they might be forced to close their eyes due to a painful chemical spray, or they could literally be blinded by a bright light. Alternately, Dazzle could affect a sense other than vision. For example, the target could be rendered deaf, or unable to smell. It is also possible to use Dazzle against a specific unusual sense, such as Danger Sense, Clairvoyance, or Radio Communication. If so, this must be specified when this power is purchased.
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Additionally, if an attack is imminent, the GM will ask the player to attempt a moderately difficult (DV 12) Survival (Presence) roll. If the Danger Sense roll is successful, the character senses the danger in time to warn other characters.
  
To recover from Dazzle, the target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Brawn) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Alteration Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they recover from the Dazzle. If the target has not recovered from the Dazzle by the end of the scene, then they recover from it shortly thereafter.
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'''Precognition:''' Some characters with Danger Sense can see into the future, or "read" the destiny of items and people by touching them. Seeing into the future is never completely reliable: this aspect of Danger Sense is a plot dependent power and may not always be available, at the GM's discretion.
  
<div id="Mass Dazzle"></div>
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===Darkness===
===Dazzle, Mass===
 
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Dazzle|Dazzle]]
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:''Ranged, area environmental power''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Selective_Mass_Dazzle|Selective Mass Dazzle]]
 
  
Mass Dazzle is a ranged, area alteration attack which renders everyone within the affected area unable to see clearly. Attacking with Mass Dazzle requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of each target in the affected area, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of a target if that target has Alteration Resistance. Mass Dazzle ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Darkness is a ranged, area environmental power which makes an area opaque to all sight, including unusual forms of sight such as Night Vision and X-ray Vision.
  
Normally, a character who can't see incurs a penalty die on their Hand-to-hand Combat attack and defense rolls, a penalty die on their Ranged Combat defense rolls, and they automatically fail any Ranged Combat attack rolls. However, if the blinded character is able to locate their target to within a meter or so (by using their Hyperacuity-granted super hearing, for example), then the blinded attacker incurs a penalty die on their Ranged Combat attack rolls. A blinded character suffers no penalty on their Mental Combat defense rolls, but they automatically fail any Mental Combat attack rolls.
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The mechanism which causes the Darkness must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, vision might be obscured by smoke, or the area might be filled with a blinding light or black extradimensional energy. Alternately, Darkness could affect a sense other than vision. If so, this must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the target area could be filled with electrical interference which is impenetrable to all forms of radio communication, or it could be filled with a powerful scent that masks all other smells. It is also possible to use Darkness against a specific unusual sense, such as Blindsight or Danger Sense.
  
The mechanism which causes the Mass Dazzle must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, a target might not be able to see because they have a layer of glue across their eyes, they might be forced to close their eyes due to a painful chemical spray, or they could be blinded by a bright light. Alternately, Mass Dazzle could affect a sense other than vision. For example, a target could be rendered deaf, or unable to smell. It is also possible to use Mass Dazzle against a specific unusual sense, such as Danger Sense, Clairvoyance, or Radio Communication. If so, this must be specified when this power is purchased.
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Normally, a character who can't see incurs a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their Hand-to-hand Combat rolls and defense, a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their Ranged Combat defense, and they automatically fail any Ranged Combat rolls. However, if the blinded character is able to locate their target to within a meter or so (by using their Hyperacuity-granted super hearing, for example), then the blinded attacker incurs a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their Ranged Combat rolls. A blinded character suffers no penalty on their Mental Combat defense, but they automatically fail any Mental Combat rolls.
  
To recover from Mass Dazzle, each target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Brawn) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If a target has Alteration Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll. If a target succeeds at this roll, they recover from the Mass Dazzle. If a target has not recovered from the Mass Dazzle by the end of the scene, then they recover from it shortly thereafter.
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If the character wishes to dismiss the Darkness, they may do so with a quick action. They may also use a standard action to move the center of the Darkness.
  
<div id="Selective Mass Dazzle"></div>
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===Dazzle===
===Dazzle, Selective Mass===
 
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mass_Dazzle|Mass Dazzle]]
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:''Ranged alteration attack''
  
Selective Mass Dazzle is a ranged, area alteration attack which renders selected targets within the affected area unable to see clearly. Attacking with Selective Mass Dazzle requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of each selected target in the affected area, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of a target if that target has Alteration Resistance. Selective Mass Dazzle ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Dazzle is a ranged alteration attack which renders the target unable to see clearly. Attacking with Dazzle requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target. If the target has Alteration Resistance, they may add it to their defense. Dazzle ignores Damage Resistance.
  
Normally, a character who can't see incurs a penalty die on their Hand-to-hand Combat attack and defense rolls, a penalty die on their Ranged Combat defense rolls, and they automatically fail any Ranged Combat attack rolls. However, if the blinded character is able to locate their target to within a meter or so (by using their Hyperacuity-granted super hearing, for example), then the blinded attacker incurs a penalty die on their Ranged Combat attack rolls. A blinded character suffers no penalty on their Mental Combat defense rolls, but they automatically fail any Mental Combat attack rolls.
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The mechanism which causes the Dazzle must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the target might not be able to see because they have a layer of glue across their eyes, they might be forced to close their eyes due to a painful chemical spray, or they could literally be dazzled by a bright light. Alternately, Dazzle could affect a sense other than vision. For example, the target could be rendered deaf, or unable to smell. It is also possible to use Dazzle against a specific unusual sense, such as Danger Sense, Clairvoyance, or Radio Communication. If so, this must be specified when this power is purchased.
  
The mechanism which causes the Selective Mass Dazzle must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, a target might not be able to see because they have a layer of glue across their eyes, they might be forced to close their eyes due to a painful chemical spray, or they could be blinded by a bright light. Alternately, Selective Mass Dazzle could affect a sense other than vision. For example, a target could be rendered deaf, or unable to smell. It is also possible to use Selective Mass Dazzle against a specific unusual sense, such as Danger Sense, Clairvoyance, or Radio Communication. If so, this must be specified when this power is purchased.
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Normally, a character who can't see incurs a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their Hand-to-hand Combat rolls and defense, a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their Ranged Combat defense, and they automatically fail any Ranged Combat rolls. However, if the blinded character is able to locate their target to within a meter or so (by using their Hyperacuity-granted super hearing, for example), then the blinded attacker incurs a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their Ranged Combat rolls. A blinded character suffers no penalty on their Mental Combat defense, but they automatically fail any Mental Combat rolls.
  
To recover from Selective Mass Dazzle, each target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Brawn) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If a target has Alteration Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll. If a target succeeds at this roll, they recover from the Selective Mass Dazzle. If a target has not recovered from the Selective Mass Dazzle by the end of the scene, then they recover from it shortly thereafter.
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To recover from Dazzle, the target must use a standard action to attempt a Survival (Brawn) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Alteration Resistance, they may add it to this roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they recover from the Dazzle. If the target has not recovered from the Dazzle by the end of the scene, then they recover from it shortly thereafter.
  
 
===Density Control===
 
===Density Control===
 
:''Quick action''
 
:''Quick action''
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:''Self-only alteration power''
  
Density Control is a self-only power which permits the character to become more massive, making them stronger and tougher than normal. The effects of Density Control are based on the Power Level of the character. At Power Level 5, the character is denser than any naturally occurring substance on Earth.
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Density Control is a self-only alteration power which permits the character to become more massive, making them stronger and tougher than normal. The effects of Density Control are based on the Power Level of the character. At Power Level 7, the character is denser than any naturally occurring substance on Earth.
  
 
A character with Density Control can change their density once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character returns to their normal density.
 
A character with Density Control can change their density once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character returns to their normal density.
  
A character with Density Control does not have to use it at full power. A character with Power Level 5, for example, could elect to be merely 400 kilograms rather than their full 17 tonnes.
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A character with Density Control does not have to use it at full power. A character with Power Level 5, for example, could elect to be merely 500 kilograms rather than their full 900 kilograms.
  
A character with Density Control adds their Power Level to their combat defense rolls, as with the Damage Resistance power, but only up the level of density the character is actually using. Density Control does not stack with conventional armor or powers such as Force Field.
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When using their increased density, the character gains the Damage Resistance power. If the character has more than one source of Damage Resistance, only the highest value applies.
  
 
Note that a character with their Density Control activated in the water will sink like a stone unless they have Super Swimming.
 
Note that a character with their Density Control activated in the water will sink like a stone unless they have Super Swimming.
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<div id="Detect Element"></div>
 
 
===Detect [Element]===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Sense_Element|Sense [Element]]]
 
[[File:BB3 Detect Element chart.png|393px]]
 
 
Detect [Element] is a self-only power which permits the character to perceive, locate, and analyze a substance, material, or energy. The specific type of force or substance to be detected must be chosen when this power is purchased: detect magic, detect metal, detect temporal anomalies, and so on. Using Detect [Element] typically requires a moderately difficult (DV 3) Perception (Reason + Power Level) roll, but the difficulty may be higher depending on the ambient "noise" and how obvious the thing being perceived is. If the thing being perceived is relatively obvious (to someone with the appropriate senses), no roll should be necessary.
 
  
 
===Dimensional Travel===
 
===Dimensional Travel===
 
:''Move action''
 
:''Move action''
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:''Self-only power''
  
 
Dimensional Travel is a self-only power which permits the character to traverse dimensional boundaries, visiting alternate realities and divergent time streams. Depending on the method used, the character may be able to take others with them. Survival in other realities or planes of existence may require [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Environmental_Immunity|Environmental Immunity]], depending on the local environment. Dimensional Travel is a plot dependent power and may not always be available, at the GM's discretion.
 
Dimensional Travel is a self-only power which permits the character to traverse dimensional boundaries, visiting alternate realities and divergent time streams. Depending on the method used, the character may be able to take others with them. Survival in other realities or planes of existence may require [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Environmental_Immunity|Environmental Immunity]], depending on the local environment. Dimensional Travel is a plot dependent power and may not always be available, at the GM's discretion.
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===Duplication===
 
===Duplication===
 
:''Quick action''
 
:''Quick action''
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:''Self-only power''
  
Duplication is a self-only power which permits the character to make identical copies of themselves. The total number of duplicates is based on the Power Level of the character. These duplicates are independent characters, who each move and act separately each round. However, all of the duplicates share a single pool of Willpower, and spend their Willpower as a single character. Duplicates do not have any special means of communication, but many characters with Duplication also buy the Telepathy power to communicate among themselves.
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Duplication is a self-only power which permits the character to make identical copies of themselves. The total number of duplicates is based on the Power Level of the character. These duplicates are independent characters, who each move and act separately each round. Duplicates do not have any special means of communication, but many characters with Duplication also buy the Telepathy power to communicate among themselves.
  
A character with Duplication can activate or deactivate duplicates once per turn, using a quick action. As long as there is more than one identical character, any duplicate which takes Endurance damage ceases to exist. When a duplicate is deactivated, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, its memories and knowledge are absorbed into the remaining identical characters. If a duplicate is deactivated involuntarily (due to being damaged, for example), the character may not reactivate that duplicate for the rest of the scene.
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A character with Duplication can activate or deactivate duplicates once per turn, using a quick action. As long as there is more than one identical character, any duplicate which takes Health damage ceases to exist. When a duplicate is deactivated, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, its memories and knowledge are absorbed into the remaining identical characters. If a duplicate is deactivated involuntarily (due to being damaged, for example), the character may not reactivate that duplicate for the rest of the scene.
  
 
By default, there is no "original" character -- the last duplicate remaining is the "original". Once the Duplication is activated, any of the identical characters may deactivate the power. When the power is deactivated, which duplicate remains behind as the "original" is generally up the player.
 
By default, there is no "original" character -- the last duplicate remaining is the "original". Once the Duplication is activated, any of the identical characters may deactivate the power. When the power is deactivated, which duplicate remains behind as the "original" is generally up the player.
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 +
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<div id="Element Form"></div>
 
<div id="Element Form"></div>
 
 
===[Element] Form===
 
===[Element] Form===
 
:''Quick action''
 
:''Quick action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Element_Immunity|[Element] Immunity]]
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:''Self-only alteration power''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Element_Mimicry|Element Mimicry]]
 
  
[Element] Form is a self-only power which permits the character to physically transform their body into a force or substance. The specific type of force or substance must be chosen when this power is purchased. Some typical examples are air, earth, fire, water, light, darkness, force fields, electricity, magnetism, gravity, cloth, and plants. The player can pick any force or substance, subject to the GM's approval. "Energy", for example, would be much too broad.
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[Element] Form is a self-only alteration power which permits the character to physically transform their body into a force or substance. The specific type of force or substance must be chosen when this power is purchased. Some typical examples are air, earth, fire, water, light, darkness, force fields, electricity, magnetism, gravity, cloth, and plants. The player can pick any force or substance, subject to the GM's approval. "Energy", for example, would be much too broad.
  
 
A character with Element Form can change forms once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their normal form.
 
A character with Element Form can change forms once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their normal form.
  
When transformed into their [Element] Form, the character possesses the traits of the form or substance and gains Damage Resistance. If the force or substance is appropriate, [Element] Form may also grant the Strike power (punching with fists of stone, burning things with an electrical touch, and so on).
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When transformed into their [Element] Form, the character possesses the traits of the form or substance and gains the Damage Resistance power. If the character has more than one source of Damage Resistance, only the highest value applies. If the force or substance is appropriate, [Element] Form may also grant the Strike power (punching with fists of stone, burning things with an electrical touch, and so on).
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'''Element Mimicry:''' The character may physically transform their body into any force or substance they touch. For example, the character could touch concrete and turn into concrete, or touch water and turn into water. The character must be in physical contact with the material in order to mimic it. If the character mimics a force or substance which would injure them, such as fire, they transform into that force or substance and it does no damage to them as long as they are in that form.
  
 
<div id="Element Immunity"></div>
 
<div id="Element Immunity"></div>
 
===[Element] Immunity===
 
===[Element] Immunity===
 
:''Constant''
 
:''Constant''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Element_Form|Element Form]]
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:''Self-only power''
[[File:BB3 Element Immunity chart.png|633px]]
 
 
 
[Element] Immunity is a self-only power which provides complete immunity against the Endurance damage inflicted by a specific type of force or substance. The specific type of force or substance must be chosen when this power is purchased. Some typical examples are air, earth, fire, water, light, darkness, force fields, electricity, magnetism, gravity, cloth, and plants. The player can pick any force or substance, subject to the GM's approval. "Energy", "blades", and "bullets", for example, would all be much too broad.
 
 
 
===Element Mimicry===
 
:''Quick action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Element_Form|[Element] Form]]
 
 
 
Element Mimicry is a self-only power which permits the character to physically transform their body into any force or substance they touch. For example, the character could touch concrete and turn into concrete, or touch water and turn into water. The character must be in physical contact with the material in order to mimic it. If the character mimics a force or substance which would injure them, such as fire, they transform into that force or substance and it does no damage to them as long as they are in that form.
 
 
 
A character with Element Mimicry can change forms once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their normal form.
 
  
While transformed, the character possesses the traits of the force or substance and gains Damage Resistance. If the force or substance is appropriate, Element Mimicry may also grant the Strike power (punching with fists of stone, burning things with an electrical touch, and so on).
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[Element] Immunity is a self-only power which provides complete immunity against the damage inflicted by a specific type of force or substance. The specific type of force or substance must be chosen when this power is purchased. Some typical examples are air, earth, fire, water, light, darkness, force fields, electricity, magnetism, gravity, cloth, and plants. The player can pick any force or substance, subject to the GM's approval. "Energy", "blades", and "bullets", for example, would all be much too broad.
  
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<div id="Element Wall"></div>
 
===[Element] Wall===
 
===[Element] Wall===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
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:''Ranged, area environmental power''
  
 
[Element] Wall is a ranged, area environmental power which permits the character to create walls and simple geometric shapes. The specific type of force or substance of the wall must be chosen when this power is purchased. Some typical examples are air, earth, fire, water, light, darkness, force fields, electricity, magnetism, gravity, cloth, and plants. The player can pick any force or substance, subject to the GM's approval.
 
[Element] Wall is a ranged, area environmental power which permits the character to create walls and simple geometric shapes. The specific type of force or substance of the wall must be chosen when this power is purchased. Some typical examples are air, earth, fire, water, light, darkness, force fields, electricity, magnetism, gravity, cloth, and plants. The player can pick any force or substance, subject to the GM's approval.
  
Creating a simple shape with [Element] Wall (a dome, a cube, a bridge, and so on) requires a moderately difficult (DV 3) Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll. Creating more complex shapes is more difficult, with the difficulty set by the GM based on the complexity of the desired shape. For example, an intricate labyrinth would require a remarkably difficult (DV 6) Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll.
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If the [Element] Wall is simply a plain vertical wall, no roll is necessary. Creating a simple shape with [Element] Wall (a dome, a cube, a bridge, and so on) requires a moderately difficult (DV 12) Ranged Combat (Agility) roll. Creating more complex shapes is more difficult, with the difficulty set by the GM based on the complexity of the desired shape. For example, an intricate labyrinth would require a remarkably difficult (DV 15) Ranged Combat (Agility) roll.
  
The Brawn and Endurance of the [Element] Wall are equal to the [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Attributes#Power Level|Power Level]] of the character creating it. The Brawn of the [Element] Wall is used both for its defense rolls and to support weight as a bridge, support column, or other such structure. If the load on the [Element] Wall exceeds the maximum mass it can support, or if the [Element] Wall's Endurance is reduced to zero, it dissolves, crumbles, or fades away.
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The Brawn, Damage Resistance, and Health of the [Element] Wall are equal to the Power Level of the character creating it. The Brawn of the [Element] Wall is used to support weight as a bridge, support column, or other such structure. If the load on the [Element] Wall exceeds the maximum mass it can support, or if the [Element] Wall's Health is reduced to zero, it dissolves, crumbles, or fades away.
  
'''Permanent:''' If an [Element] Wall is not attacked or damaged, it will usually remain in place until the end of the scene, after which it dissolves, crumbles, or fades away. The character may also turn off their [Element] Wall voluntarily. However, some [Element] Walls are relatively permanent. They do not dissolve at the end of the scene, can't be turned off, and will remain in place until destroyed.
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If an [Element] Wall is not attacked or damaged, and the character chooses not to dismiss it, it will usually remain in place until the end of the scene, after which it dissolves, crumbles, or fades away.
  
 
===Emotion Control===
 
===Emotion Control===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mass_Emotion_Control|Mass Emotion Control]]
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:''Ranged mental attack''
[[File:BB3 Emotion Control chart.png|633px]]
 
  
Emotion Control is a ranged mental attack which allows a character to influence a target's behaviour by controlling their emotional state. The character can only instill one emotion at a time in the target, but may instill in the target any emotion the attacker desires. To instill an emotion in the target, the attacker must succeed at a Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of the target if the target has Mental Resistance.
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Emotion Control is a ranged mental attack which allows a character to influence a target's behaviour by controlling their emotional state. The character can only instill one emotion at a time in the target, but may instill in the target any emotion the attacker desires. To instill an emotion in the target, the attacker must succeed at a Mental Combat (Presence) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target. If the target has Mental Resistance, they may add it to their defense. Emotion Control ignores Damage Resistance. Instilling a new emotion in the target requires a quick action.
  
To recover from Emotion Control, the target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Mental Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they recover from the Emotion Control. If the target has not recovered from the Emotion Control by the end of the scene, then they recover from it shortly thereafter.
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To recover from Emotion Control, the target must use a standard action to attempt a Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Mental Resistance, they may add it to this roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they recover from the Emotion Control. If the target has not recovered from the Emotion Control by the end of the scene, then they recover from it shortly thereafter.
  
'''Specific Emotion:''' A character's Emotion Control might be limited to a specific emotion, such as fear or loyalty. If this is the case, the character gains a bonus die on their Emotion Control rolls.
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'''Specific Emotion:''' A character's Emotion Control might be limited to a specific emotion, such as fear or loyalty. If this is the case, the character gains a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill bonus on their Emotion Control rolls.
  
<div id="Mass Emotion Control"></div>
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===Endurance Drain===
===Emotion Control, Mass===
 
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Emotion_Control|Emotion Control]]
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Selective_Mass_Emotion_Control|Selective Mass Emotion Control]]
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:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Endurance_Theft|Endurance Theft]]
  
Mass Emotion Control is a ranged, area mental attack which allows a character to influence the behaviour of everyone within the affected area by controlling their emotional state. The character can only instill one emotion at a time in the targets, but may instill in the targets any emotion the attacker desires. To instill an emotion in the targets, the character must succeed at a Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of each target in the affected area, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of a target if that target has Mental Resistance.
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Endurance Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Endurance. Attacking with Endurance Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Endurance is reduced by half of the remaining amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Endurance Drain ignores Damage Resistance.
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
  
To recover from Mass Emotion Control, each target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If a target has Mental Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll. If a target succeeds at this roll, they recover from the Mass Emotion Control. If a target has not recovered from the Mass Emotion Control by the end of the scene, then they recover from it shortly thereafter.
 
  
'''Specific Emotion:''' A character's Mass Emotion Control might be limited to a specific emotion, such as fear or loyalty. If this is the case, the character gains a bonus die on their Mass Emotion Control rolls.
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The effects of multiple Endurance Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Endurance Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Endurance Drain will also return if the character with Endurance Drain goes unconscious.
  
<div id="Selective Mass Emotion Control"></div>
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===Endurance Theft===
===Emotion Control, Selective Mass===
 
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mass_Emotion_Control|Mass Emotion Control]]
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
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:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Endurance_Drain|Endurance Drain]]
  
Selective Mass Emotion Control is a ranged, area mental attack which allows a character to influence the behaviour of selected targets within the affected area by controlling their emotional state. The character can only instill one emotion at a time in the targets, but may instill in the targets any emotion the attacker desires. To instill an emotion in the selected targets, the character must succeed at a Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of each target in the affected area, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of a target if that target has Mental Resistance.
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Endurance Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Endurance. Attacking with Endurance Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level (see Endurance Drain). The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Endurance is reduced by half of the remaining amount, and the attacker's Endurance is increased by half of that amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Endurance Theft ignores Damage Resistance.
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
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The effects of multiple Endurance Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Endurance an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Endurance, no matter how many targets they attack with Endurance Theft.
  
To recover from Selective Mass Emotion Control, each target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If a target has Mental Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll. If a target succeeds at this roll, they recover from the Selective Mass Emotion Control. If a target has not recovered from the Selective Mass Emotion Control by the end of the scene, then they recover from it shortly thereafter.
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The damage from Endurance Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Endurance Theft will also return if the character with Endurance Theft goes unconscious. The character with Endurance Theft may also return the stolen Endurance voluntarily, of course.
  
'''Specific Emotion:''' A character's Selective Mass Emotion Control might be limited to a specific emotion, such as fear or loyalty. If this is the case, the character gains a bonus die on their Selective Mass Emotion Control rolls.
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===Environmental Control===
 
 
===Endurance Drain===
 
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Endurance_Drain_Ray|Endurance Drain Ray]], [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Endurance_Theft|Endurance Theft]]
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:''Ranged, area environmental power''
[[File:BB3 Endurance Drain chart.png|633px]]
 
  
Endurance Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Endurance. Attacking with Endurance Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Endurance Drain ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Environmental Control is a ranged, area environmental power which allows the character to alter the temperature, humidity, and illumination within the affected area. For example, the character could illuminate a dark area, warm a cold area, or make it cloudy on a sunny day. Using Environmental Control typically requires a moderately difficult (DV 12) Ranged Combat (Agility) roll, but the difficulty may be higher if the change from current conditions is particularly drastic. For example, causing a blizzard on a hot summer day would require a remarkably difficult (DV 15) Ranged Combat (Agility) roll. If the new environment is relatively normal for the time and place, no roll should be necessary.
  
The effects of multiple Endurance Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Endurance Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Endurance Drain will also return if the character with Endurance Drain goes unconscious.
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Environmental Control may not be used to duplicate effects of other powers, such as Dazzle.
  
===Endurance Drain Ray===
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If the character has not returned the environment to normal by the end of the scene, then it reverts to its natural state shortly thereafter.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Endurance_Drain|Endurance Drain]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Endurance_Theft_Ray|Endurance Theft Ray]]
 
 
 
Endurance Drain Ray is a ranged alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Endurance. Attacking with Endurance Drain Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Endurance Drain Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
 
 
 
The effects of multiple Endurance Drain Ray attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Endurance Drain Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Endurance Drain Ray will also return if the character with Endurance Drain Ray goes unconscious.
 
 
 
===Endurance Theft===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Endurance_Drain|Endurance Drain]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Endurance_Theft_Ray|Endurance Theft Ray]]
 
 
 
Endurance Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Endurance. Attacking with Endurance Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Endurance (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Endurance Theft ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
 
 
 
The effects of multiple Endurance Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Endurance an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Endurance, no matter how many targets they attack with Endurance Theft.
 
 
 
The damage from Endurance Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Endurance Theft may also return the stolen Endurance voluntarily, of course.
 
 
 
===Endurance Theft Ray===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Endurance_Drain_Ray|Endurance Drain Ray]] or [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Endurance_Theft|Endurance Theft]]
 
 
 
Endurance Theft Ray is a ranged alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Endurance. Attacking with Endurance Theft Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Endurance (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Endurance Theft Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
 
 
 
The effects of multiple Endurance Theft Ray attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Endurance an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Endurance, no matter how many targets they attack with Endurance Theft and Endurance Theft Ray.
 
 
 
The damage from Endurance Theft Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Endurance Theft Ray may also return the stolen Endurance voluntarily, of course.
 
 
 
===Environmental Control===
 
:''Standard action''
 
 
 
Environmental Control is a ranged, area environmental power which allows the character to alter the temperature, humidity, and illumination within the affected area. For example, the character could illuminate a dark area, warm a cold area, or make it cloudy on a sunny day. Using Environmental Control typically requires a moderately difficult (DV 3) Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll, but the difficulty may be higher if the change from current conditions is particularly drastic. For example, causing a blizzard on a hot summer day would require a remarkably difficult (DV 6) Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll. If the new environment is relatively normal for the time and place, no roll should be necessary.
 
 
 
Environmental Control may not be used to duplicate effects of other powers, such as Dazzle.
 
 
 
If the character has not returned the environment to normal by the end of the scene, then it reverts to its natural state shortly thereafter.
 
  
'''Limited Type Of Environment:''' A character's Environmental Control might be limited to a specific type of environment, such as making it cold or establishing an intense magnetic field. If this is the case, the character gains a bonus die on their Environmental Control rolls.
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'''Limited Type Of Environment:''' A character's Environmental Control might be limited to a specific type of environment, such as making it cold or establishing an intense magnetic field. If this is the case, the character gains a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill bonus on their Environmental Control rolls.
  
 
===Environmental Immunity===
 
===Environmental Immunity===
 
:''Constant''
 
:''Constant''
 +
:''Self-only power''
  
 
Environmental Immunity is a self-only power which permits the character to survive in environments and conditions that would impair or even kill normal people. This includes unusual or even poisonous atmospheres, such as underwater or in methane. It also includes environments of extreme cold, extreme heat, and intense ionizing radiation. The character may sleep or eat if they want to, but they suffer no ill effect from lack of food or sleep. Furthermore, the character is unaffected by infectious viruses, bacteria, chemical and biological poisons, toxins, and so on.
 
Environmental Immunity is a self-only power which permits the character to survive in environments and conditions that would impair or even kill normal people. This includes unusual or even poisonous atmospheres, such as underwater or in methane. It also includes environments of extreme cold, extreme heat, and intense ionizing radiation. The character may sleep or eat if they want to, but they suffer no ill effect from lack of food or sleep. Furthermore, the character is unaffected by infectious viruses, bacteria, chemical and biological poisons, toxins, and so on.
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===Extra Actions===
 
===Extra Actions===
 
:''Quick action''
 
:''Quick action''
 +
:''Self-only power''
  
Extra Actions is a self-only power which permits the character to spend a point of Willpower to take one additional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Types_Of_Actions|move action or standard action]] during their turn.
+
Extra Actions is a self-only power which permits the character to take one additional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Types_Of_Actions|move action or standard action]] during their turn. The number of extra actions a character may use during a scene is equal to their Power Level.
  
 
===Flight===
 
===Flight===
 
:''Move action''
 
:''Move action''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mass_Flight|Mass Flight]], [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Super Flight|Super Flight]]
+
:''Self-only power''
[[File:BB3 Flight chart.png|633px]]
+
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Super Flight|Super Flight]]
  
 
Flight is a self-only power which permits the character to fly through the air or through a vacuum. For example, the character might have wings, they might wear a jetpack, or they may just be able to fly through sheer force of will. The character's base move, double move, and all-out move while flying are based on their Agility.
 
Flight is a self-only power which permits the character to fly through the air or through a vacuum. For example, the character might have wings, they might wear a jetpack, or they may just be able to fly through sheer force of will. The character's base move, double move, and all-out move while flying are based on their Agility.
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'''Defying Gravity:''' Rather than flying, some characters run so fast that they can run along any surface without falling, even bodies of water or the underside of bridges. If they stop running, of course, gravity takes over.
 
'''Defying Gravity:''' Rather than flying, some characters run so fast that they can run along any surface without falling, even bodies of water or the underside of bridges. If they stop running, of course, gravity takes over.
  
'''Swinging:''' Some characters "fly" by using a grappling line, a spider web, invisible beams of magnetic force, or some other method of suspension. If the character relies on a form of suspension like this, and there is nothing above the character to attach this "swing line" to, the character is grounded. If the swing line is attached to something which weighs less than the character, the character can pull the object toward them or swing it around. If the object on the other end of the swing line is another character, this requires an Athletics (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + the other character's Athletics (Brawn); if the target character has Super Brawn, Super Jumping, or Super Lifting, they add their Power Level to this roll.
+
'''Swinging:''' Some characters "fly" by using a grappling line, a spider web, invisible beams of magnetic force, or some other method of suspension. If the character relies on a form of suspension like this, and there is nothing above the character to attach this "swing line" to, the character is grounded. If the swing line is attached to something which weighs less than the character, the character can pull the object toward them or swing it around. If the object on the other end of the swing line is another character, this requires an Athletics (Brawn) roll against 8 + the other character's Athletics (Brawn).
  
  
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! class="aligncenter"|km/h
 
! class="aligncenter"|km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|1
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|0
| class="alignright"|2 m
+
| class="alignright"|0 m
 +
| class="alignright"|0 m
 +
| class="alignright"|0 m
 +
| class="alignright"|0 km/h
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|1
 +
| class="alignright"|2 m
 
| class="alignright"|4 m
 
| class="alignright"|4 m
 
| class="alignright"|12 m
 
| class="alignright"|12 m
 
| class="alignright"|7 km/h
 
| class="alignright"|7 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|2
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|2
 
| class="alignright"|4 m
 
| class="alignright"|4 m
 
| class="alignright"|8 m
 
| class="alignright"|8 m
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| class="alignright"|14 km/h
 
| class="alignright"|14 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|3
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|3
 
| class="alignright"|7 m
 
| class="alignright"|7 m
 
| class="alignright"|14 m
 
| class="alignright"|14 m
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| class="alignright"|25 km/h
 
| class="alignright"|25 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|4
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|4
 
| class="alignright"|13 m
 
| class="alignright"|13 m
 
| class="alignright"|26 m
 
| class="alignright"|26 m
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| class="alignright"|47 km/h
 
| class="alignright"|47 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|5
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|5
 
| class="alignright"|40 m
 
| class="alignright"|40 m
 
| class="alignright"|80 m
 
| class="alignright"|80 m
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| class="alignright"|140 km/h
 
| class="alignright"|140 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|6
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|6
 
| class="alignright"|130 m
 
| class="alignright"|130 m
 
| class="alignright"|260 m
 
| class="alignright"|260 m
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| class="alignright"|470 km/h
 
| class="alignright"|470 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|7
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|7
 
| class="alignright"|400 m
 
| class="alignright"|400 m
 
| class="alignright"|800 m
 
| class="alignright"|800 m
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| class="alignright"|1,400 km/h
 
| class="alignright"|1,400 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|8
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|8
 
| class="alignright"|1,300 m
 
| class="alignright"|1,300 m
 
| class="alignright"|2,600 m
 
| class="alignright"|2,600 m
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| class="alignright"|4,700 km/h
 
| class="alignright"|4,700 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|9
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|9
 
| class="alignright"|4 km
 
| class="alignright"|4 km
 
| class="alignright"|8 km
 
| class="alignright"|8 km
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| class="alignright"|14,000 km/h
 
| class="alignright"|14,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|10
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|10
 
| class="alignright"|13 km
 
| class="alignright"|13 km
 
| class="alignright"|26 km
 
| class="alignright"|26 km
 
| class="alignright"|78 km
 
| class="alignright"|78 km
 
| class="alignright"|47,000 km/h
 
| class="alignright"|47,000 km/h
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|11
 +
| class="alignright"|40 km
 +
| class="alignright"|80 km
 +
| class="alignright"|240 km
 +
| class="alignright"|140,000 km/h
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|12
 +
| class="alignright"|130 km
 +
| class="alignright"|260 km
 +
| class="alignright"|780 km
 +
| class="alignright"|470,000 km/h
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|13
 +
| class="alignright"|400 km
 +
| class="alignright"|800 km
 +
| class="alignright"|2,400 km
 +
| class="alignright"|1,400,000 km/h
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|14
 +
| class="alignright"|1,300 km
 +
| class="alignright"|2,600 km
 +
| class="alignright"|7,800 km
 +
| class="alignright"|4,700,000 km/h
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|15
 +
| class="alignright"|4,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|8,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|24,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|14,000,000 km/h
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|16
 +
| class="alignright"|13,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|26,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|78,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|47,000,000 km/h
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|17
 +
| class="alignright"|40,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|80,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|240,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|140,000,000 km/h
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|18
 +
| class="alignright"|130,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|260,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|780,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|470,000,000 km/h
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|19
 +
| class="alignright"|400,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|800,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|2,400,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|0.99 c
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|20
 +
| class="alignright"|1,300,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|2,600,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|7,800,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|0.9999 c
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|21
 +
| class="alignright"|4,000,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|8,000,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|24,000,000 km
 +
| class="alignright"|0.999999 c
 
|}
 
|}
  
<div id="Mass Flight"></div>
 
 
===Flight, Mass===
 
:''Move action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Flight|Flight]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Selective_Mass_Flight|Selective Mass Flight]]
 
 
Mass Flight is a self-only, area power which permits the character to take everyone within the affected area with them when they fly.
 
 
A character with Mass Flight does not have to use it at full power. They may fly with everyone within 1 meter, 10 meters, or anywhere up to their maximum area.
 
 
<div id="Selective Mass Flight"></div>
 
===Flight, Selective Mass===
 
:''Move action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mass_Flight|Mass Flight]]
 
 
Selective Mass Flight is a self-only, area power which permits the character to take everyone within the affected area with them when they fly. Furthermore, it allows the character with the Selective Mass Flight to select who within that area is taken with them, and who is not.
 
 
A character with Selective Mass Flight does not have to use it at full power. They may fly with selected individuals within 1 meter, 10 meters, or anywhere up to their maximum area.
 
 
===Force Field===
 
:''Quick action''
 
 
Force Field is a self-only power which provides protection against normal damage. A character with Force Field adds their Power Level to their combat defense rolls. Force Field is not effective against mental attacks and alteration attacks. Force Field does not stack with conventional armor or powers such as Damage Resistance.
 
 
A character with a Force Field may extend their force field to another person (or person-sized object) by touching them. The Force Field then protects both characters, but only as long as the character with the Force Field is touching the second character.
 
 
Unlike Damage Resistance, a Force Field must be activated: if the character goes unconscious, the power turns off. The character may also turn off their Force Field voluntarily, of course.
 
 
===Growth===
 
:''Quick action''
 
 
Growth is a self-only power which permits the character to become physically larger, making them stronger and more massive than normal. The effects of Growth are based on the Power Level of the character. At Power Level 8 and above, the character's hands are so large that they strike entire areas rather than individuals.
 
 
A character with Growth can change size once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their normal size.
 
 
A character with Growth does not have to use it at full power. A character who has Power Level 5, for example, could elect to be merely 3 meters tall rather than their full 20 meters.
 
 
When a character using 8 or more ranks of Growth makes a Hand-to-hand Combat attack roll, they may apply that Hand-to-hand Combat attack roll against everyone within hand-to-hand range of the original target.
 
 
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
 
|+Table: Growth
 
|-
 
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
 
! class="aligncenter"|Height
 
! class="aligncenter"|Reach
 
! class="aligncenter"|Mass
 
! class="aligncenter"|Brawn
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|1
 
| class="alignright"|5 m
 
| class="alignright"|2 m
 
| class="alignright"|1,700 kg
 
| class="aligncenter"|+1
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|2
 
| class="alignright"|7 m
 
| class="alignright"|3 m
 
| class="alignright"|5,500 kg
 
| class="aligncenter"|+1
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|3
 
| class="alignright"|10 m
 
| class="alignright"|5 m
 
| class="alignright"|17 t
 
| class="aligncenter"|+2
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|4
 
| class="alignright"|15 m
 
| class="alignright"|7 m
 
| class="alignright"|55 t
 
| class="aligncenter"|+2
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|5
 
| class="alignright"|20 m
 
| class="alignright"|10 m
 
| class="alignright"|170 t
 
| class="aligncenter"|+3
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|6
 
| class="alignright"|30 m
 
| class="alignright"|15 m
 
| class="alignright"|550 t
 
| class="aligncenter"|+3
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|7
 
| class="alignright"|50 m
 
| class="alignright"|25 m
 
| class="alignright"|1,700 t
 
| class="aligncenter"|+4
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|8
 
| class="alignright"|70 m
 
| class="alignright"|35 m
 
| class="alignright"|5,500 t
 
| class="aligncenter"|+4
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|9
 
| class="alignright"|100 m
 
| class="alignright"|50 m
 
| class="alignright"|17,000 t
 
| class="aligncenter"|+5
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|10
 
| class="alignright"|150 m
 
| class="alignright"|75 m
 
| class="alignright"|55,000 t
 
| class="aligncenter"|+5
 
|}
 
 
===Haste===
 
:''Standard action''
 
  
Haste is a self-only power which permits the character to perform everyday tasks at a rate much faster than usual. The character's ability to perform mundane tasks extraordinarily quickly is based on their Power Level. For example, a typical book takes about 5 hours to read. A character with Power Level 4 could read it in 2 minutes (5 hours = 300 minutes, 300 minutes / 160 = 2 minutes).
+
===Force Field===
 +
:''Quick action''
 +
:''Self-only power''
 +
 
 +
Force Field is a self-only power which allows the character to resist normal attacks. The character gains Damage Resistance equal to {{KM4_RESISTANCE_BASE}} plus their Power Level while the Force Field is active. Damage Resistance is not effective against mental attacks and alteration attacks. If the character has more than one source of Damage Resistance, only the highest value applies.
 +
 
 +
The character may extend their Force Field to another person (or person-sized object) by touching them. The Force Field then protects both characters, but only as long as the character with the Force Field is touching the second character.
 +
 
 +
Force Field must be activated: if the character goes unconscious, the power turns off. The character may also turn off their Force Field voluntarily, of course.
 +
 
 +
===Growth===
 +
:''Quick action''
 +
:''Self-only alteration power''
 +
 
 +
Growth is a self-only alteration power which permits the character to become physically larger, making them stronger and more massive than normal. The effects of Growth are based on the Power Level of the character.
 +
 
 +
A character with Growth can change size once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their normal size.
  
Haste only applies to everyday tasks: tasks which are routine or which have no significant penalty for failure. Haste does not enhance the character's combat abilities, nor does it grant any other speed-related powers, such as Regeneration or Super Running.
+
A character with Growth does not have to use it at full power. A character who has Power Level 5, for example, could elect to be merely 3 meters tall rather than their full 12 meters.
 +
 
 +
When a character using 8 or more ranks of Growth makes a hand-to-hand attack, they may apply that Hand-to-hand Combat attack against everyone within hand-to-hand range of the original target.
  
  
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
|+Table: Haste
+
|+Table: Growth
 
|-  
 
|-  
 
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
 
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
! class="aligncenter"|Multiplier
+
! class="aligncenter"|Height
|-  
+
! class="aligncenter"|Reach
| class="aligncenter"|1
+
! class="aligncenter"|Mass
| class="alignright"|20
+
! class="aligncenter"|Brawn
|-  
+
|-
| class="aligncenter"|2
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|1
| class="alignright"|40
+
| class="alignright"|3 m
|-  
+
| class="alignright"|1 m
| class="aligncenter"|3
+
| class="alignright"|270 kg
| class="alignright"|80
+
| class="aligncenter"|+1
|-  
+
|-
| class="aligncenter"|4
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|2
| class="alignright"|160
+
| class="alignright"|4 m
|-  
+
| class="alignright"|2 m
| class="aligncenter"|5
+
| class="alignright"|640 kg
| class="alignright"|320
+
| class="aligncenter"|+1
|-  
+
|-
| class="aligncenter"|6
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|3
| class="alignright"|640
+
| class="alignright"|6 m
|-  
+
| class="alignright"|3 m
| class="aligncenter"|7
+
| class="alignright"|2,200 kg
| class="alignright"|1,250
+
| class="aligncenter"|+1
|-  
+
|-
| class="aligncenter"|8
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|4
| class="alignright"|2,500
+
| class="alignright"|8 m
|-  
+
| class="alignright"|4 m
| class="aligncenter"|9
+
| class="alignright"|5,100 kg
| class="alignright"|5,000
+
| class="aligncenter"|+1
|-  
+
|-
| class="aligncenter"|10
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|5
| class="alignright"|10,000
+
| class="alignright"|12 m
|}
+
| class="alignright"|6 m
 
+
| class="alignright"|13 t
===Healing===
+
| class="aligncenter"|+2
:''Standard action''
+
|-
 
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|6
Healing is a hand-to-hand alteration power which restores lost Endurance. The character with Healing may use a standard action to attempt a moderately difficult (DV 3) Medicine (Power Level) roll to heal the victim's injuries. If the character succeeds at this roll, then one Endurance is restored to the victim (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
+
| class="alignright"|16 m
 
+
| class="alignright"|8 m
Healing can remove diseases, pathogens, and poisons from the target. The character with Healing may attempt a moderately difficult (DV 3) Medicine (Reason + Power Level) roll to cure a single disease or purge a single toxin from the victim's system.
+
| class="alignright"|41 t
 
+
| class="aligncenter"|+2
===Hold===
+
|-
:''Standard action''
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|7
 
+
| class="alignright"|23 m
Hold is a ranged special attack which prevents the target from moving or taking any [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions|actions]] other than trying to break out of it. Attacking with Hold requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. Hold ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance. The mechanism which causes the Hold must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the target might be entangled in webs, encased in ice, or bound by rings of magical force.
+
| class="alignright"|11 m
 
+
| class="alignright"|120 t
A character under the effects of Hold is not helpless, but they can't use any move actions until they break free of the power. A restrained character incurs a penalty die on all rolls other than rolls to escape the Hold.
+
| class="aligncenter"|+2
 
+
|-
To break free of Hold, the restrained character must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Brawn) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the restrained character has Strike or Damaging Aura, they may add their Power Level to this roll. If the restrained character succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Hold.
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|8
 
+
| class="alignright"|32 m
Another character may also attempt to aid the restrained character. To break a restrained character free of Hold, another character must use a standard action to make a successful Hand-to-hand Combat or Ranged Combat roll (using Blast or Strike, for example) against 8 + Power Level of the original attacker. If the character aiding the restrained character succeeds at this roll, the restrained character is broken free of the Hold.
+
| class="alignright"|16 m
 
+
| class="alignright"|330 t
If the target has not broken free of the Hold by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter.
+
| class="aligncenter"|+2
 
+
|-
===Hyperacuity===
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|9
:''Free action''
+
| class="alignright"|45 m
 
+
| class="alignright"|22 m
Hyperacuity is a self-only power which permits the character to make a moderately difficult (DV 3) Perception (Reason) roll to sense details too small, faint, or distant for ordinary human senses to detect. On a successful roll, the character can taste the number of salt grains on a pretzel, read text on a computer display by touching it, see a license plate clearly from kilometers away, identify a person by the sound of their heartbeat, track someone through a city by their scent, and so on.
+
| class="alignright"|910 t
 
+
| class="aligncenter"|+3
===Illusion===
+
|-
:''Standard action''
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|10
 
+
| class="alignright"|64 m
Illusion is a ranged, area environmental power which permits the character to create realistic three-dimensional phantasms, complete with all associated sensory accompaniment. An illusory lion will roar, illusory snow will feel cold and wet, and so on.
+
| class="alignright"|32 m
 
+
| class="alignright"|2,600 t
Creating a simple, immobile illusion (a wall, a bridge, and so on) requires a moderately difficult (DV 12) Deception (Presence + Power Level) roll. Creating more complex shapes requires a more difficult roll, with the difficulty set by the GM based on the complexity of the desired illusion. For example, a windmill, a lion, or other moving shape would require a remarkably difficult (DV 15) Deception (Presence + Power Level) roll, while a city square with moving cars, bicycles, and dozens of people would require an extremely difficult (DV 18) Deception (Presence + Power Level) roll.
+
| class="aligncenter"|+3
 
+
|-
While the illusions created by this power are completely convincing, they don't actually exist. The bite of an illusory dog will hurt but will not break the skin, the touch of illusory liquid nitrogen will feel cold but will not cause frostbite, and an illusory bridge will not support the weight of anyone. The tactile aspect of an illusion will only be convincing if the contact is fleeting or feather-light: any significant physical interaction with an illusion will reveal that the apparition is not the genuine article.
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|11
 +
| class="alignright"|90 m
 +
| class="alignright"|45 m
 +
| class="alignright"|7,500 t
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+3
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|12
 +
| class="alignright"|128 m
 +
| class="alignright"|64 m
 +
| class="alignright"|22,000 t
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+3
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|13
 +
| class="alignright"|180 m
 +
| class="alignright"|90 m
 +
| class="alignright"|58,000 t
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+4
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|14
 +
| class="alignright"|256 m
 +
| class="alignright"|128 m
 +
| class="alignright"|180,000 t
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+4
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|15
 +
| class="alignright"|360 m
 +
| class="alignright"|180 m
 +
| class="alignright"|470,000 t
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+4
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|16
 +
| class="alignright"|512 m
 +
| class="alignright"|256 m
 +
| class="alignright"|1,300,000 t
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+4
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|17
 +
| class="alignright"|720 m
 +
| class="alignright"|360 m
 +
| class="alignright"|3,700,000 t
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+5
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|18
 +
| class="alignright"|1 km
 +
| class="alignright"|500 m
 +
| class="alignright"|10,000,000 t
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+5
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|19
 +
| class="alignright"|1 km
 +
| class="alignright"|700 m
 +
| class="alignright"|27,000,000 t
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+5
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|20
 +
| class="alignright"|2 km
 +
| class="alignright"|1 km
 +
| class="alignright"|80,000,000 t
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+5
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|21
 +
| class="alignright"|3 km
 +
| class="alignright"|1 km
 +
| class="alignright"|240,000,000 t
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+6
 +
|}
  
Anyone who observes an Illusion and who has a good reason to suspect its true nature may attempt a Perception (Reason) roll against 8 + the creator's Power Level; if the observer has any unusual senses, they add their Power Level to this roll. If the Perception (Reason) roll succeeds, the observer sees the Illusion for what it is, and may respond appropriately.
 
  
'''It's All In Your Mind:''' Normally, the sights and sounds created by the Illusion power can be recorded, seen on cameras, and so on. However, some characters' illusions only affect sentient creatures: cameras and nonsentient robots do not perceive the illusions at all. However, victims of these mental Illusions can be injured by them. Protection powers such as Damage Resistance and Force Field are as effective against these illusory attacks as they would be against the real thing. The damage inflicted can even "kill" the target (rendering them unconscious), but in fact any damage inflicted is [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Stunning|stunning]], and therefore temporary. Characters with Mental Resistance may add their Power Level to their Perception (Reason) rolls to see through such hallucinations.
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===Haste===
 +
:''Standard action''
 +
:''Self-only power''
  
===Immortality===
+
Haste is a self-only power which permits the character to perform everyday tasks at a rate much faster than usual. The character's ability to perform mundane tasks extraordinarily quickly is based on their Power Level. For example, a typical book takes about 5 hours to read. A character with Power Level 4 could read it in 3 minutes (5 hours = 300 minutes, 300 minutes / 100 = 3 minutes).
:''Constant''
 
  
Immortality is a self-only power which grants the character immunity to the ravages of time. An immortal character will never grow old or die from "natural causes". Additionally, the character is never truly "dead". If the cause of the character's demise is reversed (the stake is pulled from their heart, the poison wears off and loses its toxicity, their dismembered body parts are re-assembled, and so on), the character will begin to recover from their mortal injuries. How long this recovery takes is up to the GM.
+
Haste only applies to everyday tasks: tasks which are routine or which have no significant penalty for failure. Haste does not enhance the character's combat abilities, nor does it grant any other speed-related powers, such as Regeneration or Super Running.
  
Additionally, the player must select a means of permanently killing the character. The means may be relatively obvious, such as burning the character or dissolving them in acid, or it may be obscure and specific to that character, such as destroying a specific portrait of the character that they keep in a vault or stabbing them with a weapon made from the bone of a blood relative.
 
  
'''Death Is Preferable:''' Normally, an immortal character stops aging when they reach physical maturity, or shortly thereafter. However, some immortal characters continue to age (albeit at a slower rate), becoming gnarled and withered as the years pass. Such a character looks and feels ancient, although they may still be physically powerful.
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+
|+Table: Haste
'''Offsite Backup:''' Normally, when an immortal character recovers from "death", they retain all of their memories from events up to and including their demise. If the character's resurrection is facilitated by an external backup, such as a stored clone or a periodic neural upload to an orbiting satellite, there will be a gap between the time of the last "backup" and the character's resurrection.
+
|-
 
+
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
'''Serial Immortality:''' Normally, when an immortal character recovers from "death", they remain essentially unchanged. However, some immortal characters change their appearance and personality to that of a completely new person when they "die", although the knowledge and memories of the character are preserved. For example, the character might be a parasitic organism that possesses a new host when the previous one expires, or the character might have a form of cellular regeneration with unpredictable results. With the GM's approval, even the character's gifts and powers might be changed.
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! class="aligncenter"|Multiplier
 
+
|-
===Intangibility===
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|1
:''Quick action''
+
| class="alignright"|×3
 
+
|-
Intangibility is a self-only power which permits the character to move through solid matter as though through water, leaving no trace of their passage. For example, Intangibility could represent a character who is able to control their molecular density, a character who vibrates at a different frequency, or even a character whose body can turn into radiant energy.
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|2
 
+
| class="alignright"|×10
A character with Intangibility can change their state once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their normal state.
+
|-
 
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|3
A character using Intangibility cannot pass through a force field, nor through any area affected by Power Suppression; other than this, physical objects generally have no effect on a character using Intangibility, or vice versa. An intangible character is immune to most attacks, regardless of the source. However, an intangible character is affected normally by mental powers, and they may use mental powers against others. They also might be affected normally by attacks with unusual special effects. For example, if the character can speak and hear while intangible, they should be affected by sonic attacks, or if they can see normally, they should be affected normally by attacks based on light or shadow. Ultimately, what does and does not affect an intangible character is up to the GM.
+
| class="alignright"|×32
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|4
 +
| class="alignright"|×100
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|5
 +
| class="alignright"|×320
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|6
 +
| class="alignright"|×1,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|7
 +
| class="alignright"|×3,200
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|8
 +
| class="alignright"|×10,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|9
 +
| class="alignright"|×32,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|10
 +
| class="alignright"|×100,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|11
 +
| class="alignright"|×320,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|12
 +
| class="alignright"|×1,000,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|13
 +
| class="alignright"|×3,200,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|14
 +
| class="alignright"|×10,000,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|15
 +
| class="alignright"|×32,000,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|16
 +
| class="alignright"|×100,000,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|17
 +
| class="alignright"|×320,000,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|18
 +
| class="alignright"|×1,000,000,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|19
 +
| class="alignright"|×3,200,000,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|20
 +
| class="alignright"|×10,000,000,000
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|21
 +
| class="alignright"|×32,000,000,000
 +
|}
  
A character with Intangibility may make another person (or person-sized object) intangible by spending a point of Willpower, touching the other person, and then activating the Intangibility power. The Intangibility then affects both characters, but only as long as the character with the Intangibility is touching the second character.
 
  
'''Permanent:''' Intangibility usually must be activated: if the character goes unconscious, the power turns off. The character may also turn off their Intangibility voluntarily. However, some characters are unable to turn off their Intangibility; they remain intangible even if rendered unconscious.
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===Healing===
 +
:''Standard action''
 +
:''Hand-to-hand alteration power''
  
'''Loophole:''' The character may spend a point of Willpower to affect the world normally while they are intangible (one round in combat, one hour out of combat). However, the character must also define a reasonably common attack type which affects them normally while they are intangible (fire, iron, etc.).
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Healing is a hand-to-hand alteration power which restores lost Health. The character with Healing may use a standard action to attempt a moderately difficult (DV 12) Medicine (Reason) roll to heal the victim's injuries. If the character succeeds at this roll, then they roll dice based on their Power Level. The target's Health is restored by half of the rolled amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half).
  
===Invisibility===
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
:''Quick action''
 
  
Invisibility is a self-only power which permits the character to become difficult to perceive. For example, the character might become transparent, they might bend light around them, or they may blend into their surroundings by modulating chromatophores in their skin. However the effect is achieved, the character is hidden from normal senses unless someone is actively looking for them or there is some environmental circumstance that might reveal the character's location.
 
  
In hand-to-hand combat, a character who can't see their opponent incurs a penalty die on their attack and defense rolls. In ranged combat, a character who can't see their opponent incurs a penalty die on their defense rolls, but they usually fail any ranged attack rolls or mental attack rolls against an invisible character. However, if the invisible character has used an attack during the current or previous rounds, then an attacker may make ranged attack rolls against the invisible character, but they incur a penalty die on their attack rolls.
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Healing can remove diseases, pathogens, and poisons from the target. The character with Healing may attempt a remarkably difficult (DV 15) Medicine (Reason) roll to cure a single disease or purge a single toxin from the victim's system.
  
If someone is actively looking for the character, the person trying to locate the invisible character must use a quick action to make a successful Perception (Reason) roll against 8 + the invisible character's Power Level; if the person trying to locate the invisible character has any unusual senses, they add their Power Level to this roll. If an environmental circumstance might reveal the character's location, the person trying to locate the invisible character gains a +3 bonus on their Perception (Reason) roll. For example, fog might reveal an invisible character's outline, or fresh snow might reveal their footprints. If the person trying to locate the invisible character succeeds at this roll, then they may make ranged attack rolls against the invisible character, but they incur a -3 penalty on their attack rolls.
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===Health Drain===
 
+
:''Standard action''
A character with Invisibility can activate or deactivate the power once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character becomes visible.
+
:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
 +
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Health_Theft|Health Theft]]
  
The character may make another person (or person-sized object) invisible by touching the other person, but only as long as the character with the Invisibility is touching the second character.
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Health Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Health. Attacking with Health Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Health is reduced by half of the remaining amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Health Drain ignores Damage Resistance.
  
'''Permanent:''' Invisibility usually must be activated: if the character goes unconscious, the power turns off. The character may also turn off their Invisibility voluntarily. However, some characters are unable to turn off their Invisibility; they remain invisible even if rendered unconscious.
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
  
===Mental Resistance===
 
:''Constant''
 
  
Mental Resistance is a self-only power which makes the character resistant to mental attacks and unnatural coercion. A character with Mental Resistance adds their Power Level to their Mental Combat defense rolls.
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The effects of multiple Health Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Health Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Health Drain will also return if the character with Health Drain goes unconscious.
  
===Mind Blast===
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===Health Theft===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mass_Mind_Blast|Mass Mind Blast]]
+
:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
[[File:BB3 Mind Blast chart.png|633px]]
+
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Health_Drain|Health Drain]]
  
Mind Blast is a ranged mental attack which inflicts "stunning" damage. The Mind Blast is typically some form of psychic attack, but it could also be sound, electricity, cold, or even bacteria, and this must be chosen when the Mind Blast power is purchased. Attacking with Mind Blast requires a successful Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of the target if the target has Mental Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Mind Blast ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance. Mind Blast only affects sentient creatures: robots, machinery, and animated objects are unaffected by Mind Blast.
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Health Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Health. Attacking with Health Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level (see Health Drain). The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Health is reduced by half of the remaining amount, and the attacker's Health is increased by half of that amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Health Theft ignores Damage Resistance.
  
Damage from Mind Blast is temporary. Record it separately; it all comes back after the fight is over, when the character has had a chance to rest and recuperate.
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The effects of multiple Health Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Health an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Health, no matter how many targets they attack with Health Theft.
  
<div id="Mass Mind Blast"></div>
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The damage from Health Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Health Theft will also return if the character with Health Theft goes unconscious. The character with Health Theft may also return the stolen Health voluntarily, of course.
===Mind Blast, Mass===
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 +
===Hold===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mind_Blast|Mind Blast]]
+
:''Ranged alteration attack''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Selective_Mass_Mind_Blast|Selective Mass Mind Blast]]
 
  
Mass Mind Blast is a ranged, area mental attack which inflicts "stunning" damage. The Mass Mind Blast is typically some form of psychic attack, but it could also be sound, electricity, cold, or even bacteria, and this must be chosen when the Mass Mind Blast power is purchased. Attacking with Mass Mind Blast requires a successful Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of each target in the affected area, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of a target if that target has Mental Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Mass Mind Blast ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance. Mass Mind Blast only affects sentient creatures: robots, machinery, and animated objects are unaffected by Mass Mind Blast.
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Hold is a ranged alteration attack which makes it difficult for a target to move or take any [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions|actions]] other than trying to break out of it. Attacking with Hold requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target. If the target has Alteration Resistance, they may add it to their defense. Hold ignores Damage Resistance. The mechanism which causes the Hold must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the target might be entangled in webs, encased in ice, or bound by rings of magical force.
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
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A character under the effects of Hold is not helpless, but they can't use any move actions until they break free of the power. A restrained character incurs a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their defense and on all skill rolls other than rolls to escape the Hold.
  
Damage from Mass Mind Blast is temporary. Record it separately; it all comes back after the fight is over, when the character has had a chance to rest and recuperate.
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To break free of Hold, the restrained character must use a standard action to attempt a successful Survival (Brawn) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the restrained character has Strike or Damaging Aura, they may add their Power Level to this roll. If the restrained character succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Hold.
  
<div id="Selective Mass Mind Blast"></div>
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Another character may also attempt to aid the restrained character. To break a restrained character free of Hold, another character must use a standard action to attempt a Hand-to-hand Combat or Ranged Combat roll (using Blast or Strike, for example) against 8 + Power Level of the original attacker. If the character aiding the restrained character succeeds at this roll, the restrained character is broken free of the Hold.
  
===Mind Blast, Selective Mass===
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If the target has not broken free of the Hold by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mass_Mind_Blast|Mass Mind Blast]]
 
  
Selective Mass Mind Blast is a ranged, area mental attack which inflicts "stunning" damage. The Selective Mass Mind Blast is typically some form of psychic attack, but it could also be sound, electricity, cold, or even bacteria, and this must be chosen when the Selective Mass Mind Blast power is purchased. Attacking with Selective Mass Mind Blast requires a successful Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of each selected target in the affected area, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of a target if that target has Mental Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Selective Mass Mind Blast ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance. Selective Mass Mind Blast only affects sentient creatures: robots, machinery, and animated objects are unaffected by Selective Mass Mind Blast.
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===Hyperacuity===
 +
:''Free action''
 +
:''Self-only power''
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
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Hyperacuity is a self-only power which permits the character to make a moderately difficult (DV 12) Investigation (Reason) roll to sense details too small, faint, or distant for ordinary human senses to detect. On a successful roll, the character can taste the number of salt grains on a pretzel, read text on a computer display by touching it, see a license plate clearly from kilometers away, identify a person by the sound of their heartbeat, track someone through a city by their scent, and so on.
  
Damage from Selective Mass Mind Blast is temporary. Record it separately; it all comes back after the fight is over, when the character has had a chance to rest and recuperate.
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===Illusion===
 +
:''Standard action''
 +
:''Ranged, area environmental power''
  
===Mind Control===
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Illusion is a ranged, area environmental power which permits the character to create realistic three-dimensional phantasms, complete with all associated sensory accompaniment. An illusory lion will roar, illusory snow will feel cold and wet, and so on.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Telepathy|Telepathy]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mass_Mind_Control|Mass Mind Control]]
 
  
Mind Control is a ranged mental attack which allows a character to influence a living creature's behaviour, forcing the target to obey the character's mental commands. To influence a living creature's behaviour, the character must succeed at a Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of the target if the target has Mental Resistance. Giving a new mental command to the target requires a quick action.
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Creating a simple, immobile illusion (a wall, a bridge, and so on) requires a moderately difficult (DV 12) Deception (Presence) roll. Creating more complex shapes requires a more difficult roll, with the difficulty set by the GM based on the complexity of the desired illusion. For example, a windmill, a lion, or other moving shape would require a remarkably difficult (DV 15) Deception (Presence) roll, while a city square with moving cars, bicycles, and dozens of people would require an extremely difficult (DV 18) Deception (Presence) roll.
  
To break free of Mind Control, the target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Mental Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Mind Control. If the target has not broken free of the Mind Control by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter.
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While the illusions created by this power are completely convincing, they don't actually exist. The bite of an illusory dog will hurt but will not break the skin, the touch of illusory liquid nitrogen will feel cold but will not cause frostbite, and an illusory bridge will not support the weight of anyone. The tactile aspect of an illusion will only be convincing if the contact is fleeting or feather-light: any significant physical interaction with an illusion will reveal that the apparition is not the genuine article.
  
'''Obvious:''' Some characters have a "tell" when they have affected someone with their Mind Control, such as the target having glowing eyes. This makes it visually apparent that something is wrong with the target.
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Anyone who observes an Illusion and who has a good reason to suspect its true nature may attempt a Survival (Reason) roll against 8 + Power Level of the illusionist; if the observer has any unusual senses, they add their Power Level to this roll. If the Survival (Reason) roll succeeds, the observer sees the Illusion for what it is, and may respond appropriately.
  
<div id="Mass Mind Control"></div>
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'''It's All In Your Mind:''' Normally, the sights and sounds created by the Illusion power can be recorded, seen on cameras, and so on. However, some characters' illusions only affect sentient creatures: cameras and nonsentient robots do not perceive the illusions at all. However, these mental Illusions can inflict Health damage against those who can perceive them. Damage Resistance is as effective against these illusory attacks as it would be against the real thing. Anyone who observes such an Illusion and who has a good reason to suspect its true nature may attempt a Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the illusionist. Characters with Mental Resistance may add it to their Survival (Presence) rolls to see through such hallucinations.
===Mind Control, Mass===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mind_Control|Mind Control]]
 
  
Mass Mind Control is a ranged, area mental attack which allows a character to influence the behaviour of everyone within the affected area, forcing them to obey the character's commands. To influence the targets' behaviour, the character must succeed at a Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of each target in the affected area, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of a target if that target has Mental Resistance. Giving a new mental command to the targets requires a quick action.
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===Immortality===
 +
:''Constant''
 +
:''Self-only power''
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
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Immortality is a self-only power which grants the character immunity to the ravages of time. An immortal character will never grow old or die from "natural causes". Additionally, the character is never truly "dead". If the cause of the character's demise is reversed (the stake is pulled from their heart, the poison wears off and loses its toxicity, their dismembered body parts are re-assembled, and so on), the character will begin to recover from their mortal injuries. How long this recovery takes is up to the GM.
  
To break free of Mass Mind Control, each target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If a target has Mental Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll. If a target succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Mass Mind Control. If a target has not broken free of the Mass Mind Control by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter.
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Additionally, the player must select a means of permanently killing the character. The means may be relatively obvious, such as burning the character or dissolving them in acid, or it may be obscure and specific to that character, such as destroying a specific portrait of the character that they keep in a vault or stabbing them with a weapon made from the bone of a blood relative.
  
===Mind Hold===
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'''Death Is Preferable:''' Normally, an immortal character stops aging when they reach physical maturity, or shortly thereafter. However, some immortal characters continue to age (albeit at a slower rate), becoming gnarled and withered as the years pass. Such a character looks and feels ancient, although they may still be physically powerful.
:''Standard action''
 
  
Mind Hold is a ranged mental attack which makes it difficult for a target to move, think, or take any [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions|actions]] other than trying to break out of it. Attacking with Mind Hold requires a successful Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of the target if the target has Mental Resistance. The mechanism which causes the Mind Hold must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the target might be frozen in time, hypnotized, or they could be sedated by some form of toxic gas.
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'''Offsite Backup:''' Normally, when an immortal character recovers from "death", they retain all of their memories from events up to and including their demise. If the character's resurrection is facilitated by an external backup, such as a stored clone or a periodic neural upload to an orbiting satellite, there will be a gap between the time of the last "backup" and the character's resurrection.
  
A character under the effects of Mind Hold is not helpless, but they can't use any move actions until they break free of the power. A restrained character incurs a penalty die on all rolls other than rolls to escape the Mind Hold.
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'''Serial Immortality:''' Normally, when an immortal character recovers from "death", they remain essentially unchanged. However, some immortal characters change their appearance and personality to that of a completely new person when they "die", although the knowledge and memories of the character are preserved. For example, the character might be a parasitic organism that possesses a new host when the previous one expires, or the character might have a form of cellular regeneration with unpredictable results. With the GM's approval, even the character's gifts and powers might be changed.
  
To break free of Mind Hold, the target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Presence) roll, or a Survival (Presence + Power Level) roll if the target has Mental Resistance, against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Mind Hold.
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===Intangibility===
 +
:''Quick action''
 +
:''Self-only alteration power''
  
Another character may also attempt to aid the restrained character. To break a restrained character free of Mind Hold, another character must use a standard action to make a successful Mental Combat roll (using Mind Blast, for example) against 8 + Power Level of the original attacker. If the character aiding the restrained character succeeds at this roll, the restrained character is broken free of the Mind Hold.
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Intangibility is a self-only alteration power which permits the character to move through solid matter as though through water, leaving no trace of their passage. For example, Intangibility could represent a character who is able to control their molecular density, a character who vibrates at a different frequency, or even a character whose body can turn into radiant energy.
  
If the target has not broken free of the Mind Hold by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter.
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A character with Intangibility can change their state once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their normal state.
  
Mind Hold only affects sentient creatures: robots, machinery, and animated objects are unaffected by Mind Hold.
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A character using Intangibility cannot pass through a force field, nor through any area affected by Power Drain; other than this, physical objects generally have no effect on a character using Intangibility, or vice versa. An intangible character is immune to most attacks, regardless of the source. However, an intangible character is affected normally by mental powers, and they may use mental powers against others. They also might be affected normally by attacks with unusual special effects. For example, if the character can speak and hear while intangible, they should be affected by sonic attacks, or if they can see normally, they should be affected normally by attacks based on light or shadow. Ultimately, what does and does not affect an intangible character is up to the GM.
  
===Night Vision===
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A character with Intangibility may make another person (or person-sized object) intangible by touching the other person and then activating the Intangibility power. The Intangibility then affects both characters, but only as long as the character with the Intangibility is touching the second character.
:''Free action''
 
  
Night Vision is a self-only power which permits the character to see in pitch darkness as clearly as in daylight. This capacity could be the result of infrared vision, ultraviolet vision, or simply exceptional low-light vision.
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'''Permanent:''' Normally, Intangibility must be activated: if the character goes unconscious, the power turns off. The character may also turn off their Intangibility voluntarily. However, some characters are unable to turn off their Intangibility; they remain intangible even if rendered unconscious.
  
===Possession===
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'''Poltergeist:''' The character may affect the world normally while they are intangible. However, the character must also define a reasonably common attack type which affects them normally while they are intangible (fire, iron, magic, etc.).
:''Standard action''
 
  
Possession is a ranged mental attack which allows a character to seize control of a target, overriding the target's control and effectively making the target a passenger in their own body. Using Possession requires a Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of the target if the target has Mental Resistance.
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===Invisibility===
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:''Quick action''
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:''Self-only alteration power''
  
While the character is using Possession on another person, their own body collapses into a trance-like state. A possessed character is not able to spend Willpower on anything other than trying to break out of the Possession, but the possessing character can spend their own Willpower while controlling a target. The target of Possession will not remember any actions they took while under the influence of the power. These memories may be able to be retrieved through the use of hypnosis, Telepathy, and so on.
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Invisibility is a self-only alteration power which permits the character to become difficult to perceive. For example, the character might become transparent, they might bend light around them, or they may blend into their surroundings by modulating chromatophores in their skin. However the effect is achieved, the character is hidden from normal senses unless someone is actively looking for them or there is some environmental circumstance that might reveal the character's location.
  
To break free of Possession, the target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Mental Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Possession. If the target has not broken free of the Possession by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter.
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Normally, a character who can't see their opponent incurs a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their Hand-to-hand Combat rolls and defense. In ranged combat, a character who can't see their opponent incurs a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their defense, but they usually fail any ranged attacks or mental attacks against an invisible character. However, if the invisible character has used an attack within the last round, then an attacker may make ranged attack rolls against the invisible character with a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty.
  
'''Inhabit:''' The power is reduced to hand-to-hand range, but the body of the possessing character actually merges with that of the target for the duration of the possession.
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If someone is actively looking for the character, the person trying to locate the invisible character must use a quick action to attempt an Investigation (Reason) roll against 8 + Power Level of the invisible character; if the person trying to locate the invisible character has any unusual senses, they add +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} to this roll. If an environmental circumstance might reveal the character's location, the person trying to locate the invisible character gains a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} bonus on their Investigation (Reason) roll. For example, fog might reveal an invisible character's outline, or fresh snow might reveal their footprints. If the person trying to locate the invisible character succeeds at this roll, then they may make ranged attack rolls against the invisible character with a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty.
  
'''Obvious:''' The Possession has a "tell", such as glowing eyes, which makes it visually apparent that something is wrong with the target.
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A character with Invisibility can activate or deactivate the power once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character becomes visible.
  
===Power Drain===
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The character may make another person (or person-sized object) invisible by touching the other person, but only as long as the character with the Invisibility is touching the second character.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Drain_Ray|Power Drain Ray]], [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Theft|Power Theft]]
 
[[File:BB3 Power Drain chart.png|633px]]
 
  
Power Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Power Level attribute. Attacking with Power Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Power Level is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Power Drain ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance. Reducing a character's Power Level to zero renders them unable to activate any of their powers (constant powers are unaffected).
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'''Permanent:''' Normally, Invisibility must be activated: if the character goes unconscious, the power turns off. The character may also turn off their Invisibility voluntarily. However, some characters are unable to turn off their Invisibility; they remain invisible even if rendered unconscious.
  
The mechanism which causes the Power Drain must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the target might be injected with nanomachines, subjected to an alien energy field, bound by rings of magical force, or they could be shackled with some type of "inhibitor" device.
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===Mental Resistance===
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:''Constant''
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:''Self-only power''
  
The effects of multiple Power Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Power Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Power Drain will also return if the character with Power Drain goes unconscious.
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Mental Resistance is a self-only power which allows the character to withstand mental attacks and unnatural coercion. The character gains Mental Resistance equal to {{KM4_RESISTANCE_BASE}} plus their Power Level.
  
'''Specific Powers:''' A character's Power Drain might be limited to targets with a specific type of powers, such as characters with fire powers or technological powers. If this is the case, the attacker gains a bonus die on their Power Drain rolls.
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The character's Mental Resistance is subtracted from the mental damage an attacker rolls. If a mental attack does not inflict damage, the character may add their Mental Resistance to their defense. Mental Resistance is not effective against normal attacks and alteration attacks. If the character has more than one source of Mental Resistance, only the highest value applies.
  
===Power Drain Ray===
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===Mind Blast===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Drain|Power Drain]]
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:''Ranged mental attack''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Suppression|Power Suppression]], [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Theft_Ray|Power Theft Ray]]
 
  
Power Drain Ray is a ranged alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Power Level attribute. Attacking with Power Drain Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Power Level is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Power Drain Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance. Reducing a character's Power Level to zero renders them unable to activate any of their powers (constant powers are unaffected).
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Mind Blast is a ranged mental attack which inflicts Health damage. Attacking with Mind Blast requires a successful Mental Combat (Presence) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Mental Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Health is reduced by half of the remaining amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Mind Blast ignores Damage Resistance.
  
The mechanism which causes the Power Drain Ray must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the target might be injected with nanomachines, subjected to an alien energy field, bound by rings of magical force, or they could be shackled with some type of "inhibitor" device.
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
  
The effects of multiple Power Drain Ray attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Power Drain Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Power Drain Ray will also return if the character with Power Drain Ray goes unconscious.
 
  
'''Specific Powers:''' A character's Power Drain Ray might be limited to targets with a specific type of powers, such as characters with fire powers or technological powers. If this is the case, the attacker gains a bonus die on their Power Drain Ray rolls.
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Mind Blast only affects sentient creatures: robots, machinery, and animated objects are unaffected by Mind Blast.
  
===Power Mimicry===
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===Mind Control===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Theft|Power Theft]]
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:''Ranged mental attack''
  
Power Mimicry is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily copy another character's power and use it themselves. Attributes of 5 or higher are considered powers for this purpose. Attacking with Power Mimicry requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then they gain one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) of the target's powers. Power Mimicry ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Mind Control is a ranged mental attack which allows a character to influence a living creature's behaviour, forcing the target to obey the character's commands. To force a creature to obey a spoken command, the character must succeed at a Mental Combat (Presence) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target. If the target has Mental Resistance, they may add it to their defense. Mind Control ignores Damage Resistance.
  
The maximum number of powers the character may mimic is equal to their own Power Level. If the character with the Power Mimicry knows what powers the target has, they may choose which powers they copy. Otherwise, the target of the Power Mimicry may choose the order in which their powers are copied. If used against Ultra-power, Power Mimicry copies all of the effects made possible by those powers. For example, if a target has an Ultra-power defined as Powered Armor, and was using this Powered Armor to generate a Force Field, Flight, Blast, and other powers, then a Power Mimicry attack would copy all of these powers simultaneously, in addition to the Ultra-power itself.
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The character with Mind Control may give a controlled target a new command with a quick action. If the character with Mind Control also has Telepathy, they may give a controlled character commands telepathically, without requiring an additional roll.
  
If the character goes unconscious, the Power Mimicry turns off and any mimicked powers are lost. The character may also turn off their Power Mimicry voluntarily, of course. If the character has not turned off their Power Mimicry by the end of the scene, it turns off shortly thereafter.
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To break free of Mind Control, the target must use a standard action to attempt a Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Mental Resistance, they may add it to this roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Mind Control. If the target has not broken free of the Mind Control by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter.
  
'''Specific Powers:''' A character's Power Mimicry might be limited to targets with a specific type of powers, such as characters with fire powers or technological powers. If this is the case, the attacker gains a bonus die on their Power Mimicry rolls.  
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'''Obvious:''' Some characters have a "tell" when they have affected someone with their Mind Control, such as the target having glowing eyes. This makes it visually apparent that something is wrong with the target.
  
===Power Suppression===
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===Mind Hold===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Drain_Ray|Power Drain Ray]]
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:''Ranged mental attack''
  
Power Suppression is a ranged, area alteration attack which inflicts damage to the Power Level attribute of everyone within the affected area. The mechanism which causes the Power Suppression must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the targets might be injected with nanomachines, subjected to an alien energy field, bound by rings of magical force, or they could be shackled with some type of "inhibitor" device. Attacking with Power Suppression requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of each target in the affected area, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of a target if that target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Power Level is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Power Suppression ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance. Reducing a character's Power Level to zero renders them unable to activate any of their powers (constant powers are unaffected).
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Mind Hold is a ranged mental attack which makes it difficult for a target to move or take any [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions|actions]] other than trying to break out of it. Attacking with Mind Hold requires a successful Mental Combat (Presence) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target. If the target has Mental Resistance, they may add it to their defense. Mind Hold ignores Damage Resistance. The mechanism which causes the Mind Hold must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the target might be frozen in time, hypnotized, or they could be sedated by some form of toxic gas.
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
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A character under the effects of Mind Hold is not helpless, but they can't use any move actions until they break free of the power. A restrained character incurs a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their defense and on all skill rolls other than rolls to escape the Mind Hold.
  
The effects of multiple Power Suppression attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Power Level an attacker can suppress is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only suppress 4 ranks of Power Level from the affected targets, no matter how many times the targets have been attacked with Power Suppression.
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To break free of Mind Hold, the target must use a standard action to attempt a Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Mental Resistance, they may add it to this roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Mind Hold.
  
The damage from Power Suppression is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Power Suppression will also return if the character with Power Suppression goes unconscious.
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Another character may also attempt to aid the restrained character. To break a restrained character free of Mind Hold, another character must use a standard action to attempt a Mental Combat roll (using Mind Blast, for example) against 8 + Power Level of the original attacker. If the character aiding the restrained character succeeds at this roll, the restrained character is broken free of the Mind Hold.
  
'''Specific Powers:''' A character's Power Suppression might be limited to targets with a specific type of powers, such as characters with fire powers or technological powers. If this is the case, the attacker gains a bonus die on their Power Suppression rolls.
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If the target has not broken free of the Mind Hold by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter.
  
===Power Theft===
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Mind Hold only affects sentient creatures: robots, machinery, and animated objects are unaffected by Mind Hold.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Drain|Power Drain]] or [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Mimicry|Power Mimicry]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Theft_Ray|Power Theft Ray]]
 
  
Power Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal another character's Power Level. Attacking with Power Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Power Level (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Power Theft ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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===Night Vision===
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:''Free action''
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:''Self-only power''
  
The effects of multiple Power Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Power Level an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Power Level, no matter how many targets they attack with Power Theft. Additionally, for each rank of Power Level stolen, the character with Power Theft also steals one of the target's powers. If the character with Power Theft knows what powers the target has, they may choose which powers they steal. Otherwise, the target of the Power Theft may choose the order in which their powers are stolen. A character with Power Theft can potentially gain a number of new powers equal to their own normal Power Level.
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Night Vision is a self-only power which permits the character to see in pitch darkness as clearly as in daylight. This capacity could be the result of infrared vision, ultraviolet vision, or simply exceptional low-light vision.
  
The damage from Power Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Power Theft may also return the stolen Power Level and powers voluntarily, of course.
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===Personal Immunity===
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:''Constant''
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:''Self-only power''
  
'''Specific Powers:''' A character's Power Theft might be limited to targets with a specific type of powers, such as characters with fire powers or technological powers. If this is the case, the attacker gains a bonus die on their Power Theft rolls.
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Personal Immunity is a self-only power which makes the character immune to any undesirable effects of their own powers.
  
===Power Theft Ray===
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===Possession===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Drain_Ray|Power Drain Ray]] or [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Theft|Power Theft]]
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:''Ranged mental attack''
  
Power Theft Ray is a ranged alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal another character's Power Level. Attacking with Power Theft Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Power Level (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Power Theft Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Possession is a ranged mental attack which allows a character to seize control of a target, overriding the target's control and effectively making the target a passenger in their own body. Using Possession requires a Mental Combat (Presence) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target. If the target has Mental Resistance, they may add it to their defense. Possession ignores Damage Resistance.
  
The effects of multiple Power Theft Ray attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Power Level an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Power Level, no matter how many targets they attack with Power Theft and Power Theft Ray. Additionally, for each rank of Power Level stolen, the character with Power Theft Ray also steals one of the target's powers. If the character with Power Theft Ray knows what powers the target has, they may choose which powers they steal. Otherwise, the target of the Power Theft Ray may choose the order in which their powers are stolen. A character with Power Theft Ray can potentially gain a number of new powers equal to their own normal Power Level.
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While the character is using Possession on another person, their own body collapses into a trance-like state. The target of Possession will not remember any actions they took while under the influence of the power. These memories may be able to be retrieved through the use of hypnosis, Telepathy, and so on.
  
The damage from Power Theft Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Power Theft Ray may also return the stolen Power Level and powers voluntarily, of course.
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To break free of Possession, the target must use a standard action to attempt a Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Mental Resistance, they may add it to this roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Possession. If the target has not broken free of the Possession by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter.
  
'''Specific Powers:''' A character's Power Theft Ray might be limited to targets with a specific type of powers, such as characters with fire powers or technological powers. If this is the case, the attacker gains a bonus die on their Power Theft Ray rolls.
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'''Inhabit:''' The power is reduced to hand-to-hand range, but the body of the possessing character actually merges with that of the target for the duration of the possession.
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'''Obvious:''' The Possession has a "tell", such as glowing eyes, which makes it visually apparent that something is wrong with the target.
  
===Presence Drain===
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===Power Drain===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Presence_Drain_Ray|Presence Drain Ray]], [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Presence_Theft|Presence Theft]]
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
[[File:BB3 Presence Drain chart.png|633px]]
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:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Theft|Power Theft]]
  
Presence Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Presence. Attacking with Presence Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Presence is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Presence Drain ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Power Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Power Level attribute. Attacking with Power Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Power Level is reduced by half of the remaining amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Power Drain ignores Damage Resistance. Reducing a character's Power Level to zero renders them unable to activate any of their powers.
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
  
The effects of multiple Presence Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Presence Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Presence Drain will also return if the character with Presence Drain goes unconscious.
 
  
===Presence Drain Ray===
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The mechanism which causes the Power Drain must be specified when this power is purchased. For example, the target might be injected with nanomachines, subjected to an alien energy field, bound by rings of magical force, or they could be shackled with some type of "inhibitor" device.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Presence_Drain|Presence Drain]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Presence_Theft_Ray|Presence Theft Ray]]
 
  
Presence Drain Ray is a ranged alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Presence. Attacking with Presence Drain Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Presence is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Presence Drain Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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The effects of multiple Power Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Power Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Power Drain will also return if the character with Power Drain goes unconscious.
  
The effects of multiple Presence Drain Ray attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Presence Drain Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Presence Drain Ray will also return if the character with Presence Drain Ray goes unconscious.
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'''Specific Powers:''' A character's Power Drain might be limited to targets with a specific type of powers, such as characters with fire powers or technological powers. If this is the case, the attacker gains a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill bonus on their Power Drain rolls.
  
===Presence Theft===
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===Power Mimicry===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Presence_Drain|Presence Drain]]
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Presence_Theft_Ray|Presence Theft Ray]]
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:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Theft|Power Theft]]
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Power Mimicry is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily copy another character's power and use it themselves. Attributes of 5 or higher are considered powers for this purpose. Attacking with Power Mimicry requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level (see Power Drain). The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The attacker may mimic a number of the target's powers equal to half of the remaining amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Power Mimicry ignores Damage Resistance.
  
Presence Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Presence. Attacking with Presence Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Presence (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Presence Theft ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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The maximum number of powers the character may mimic is equal to their own Power Level. If the character with the Power Mimicry knows what powers the target has, they may choose which powers they copy. Otherwise, the target of the Power Mimicry may choose the order in which their powers are copied.
  
The effects of multiple Presence Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Presence an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Presence, no matter how many targets they attack with Presence Theft.
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If the character goes unconscious, the Power Mimicry turns off and any mimicked powers are lost. The character may also turn off their Power Mimicry voluntarily, of course. If the character has not turned off their Power Mimicry by the end of the scene, it turns off shortly thereafter.
  
The damage from Presence Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Presence Theft may also return the stolen Presence voluntarily, of course.
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'''Specific Powers:''' A character's Power Mimicry might be limited to targets with a specific type of powers, such as characters with fire powers or technological powers. If this is the case, the attacker gains a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill bonus on their Power Mimicry rolls.
  
===Presence Theft Ray===
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===Power Theft===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Presence_Drain_Ray|Presence Drain Ray]] or [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Presence_Theft|Presence Theft]]
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
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:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Drain|Power Drain]] or [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Power_Mimicry|Power Mimicry]]
  
Presence Theft Ray is a ranged alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Presence. Attacking with Presence Theft Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Presence (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Presence Theft Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Power Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal another character's Power Level. Attacking with Power Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level (see Power Drain). The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Power Level is reduced by half of the remaining amount, and the attacker's Power Level is increased by half of that amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Power Theft ignores Damage Resistance.
  
The effects of multiple Presence Theft Ray attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Presence an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Presence, no matter how many targets they attack with Presence Theft and Presence Theft Ray.
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The attacker may choose to steal powers from the target instead of stealing the target's Power Level. The attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level, as usual (see Power Drain). The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. Divide the remaining amount by four: this is how many of the target's powers the character steals (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). If the character with Power Theft knows what powers the target has, they may choose which powers they steal. Otherwise, the target of the Power Theft may choose the order in which their powers are stolen.
  
The damage from Presence Theft Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Presence Theft Ray may also return the stolen Presence voluntarily, of course.
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The effects of multiple Power Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum that an attacker can gain is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only gain 4 ranks of stolen Power Level, or 4 stolen powers, or 2 ranks of stolen Power Level and 2 stolen powers, no matter how many targets they attack with Power Theft.
  
===Probability Control===
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The damage from Power Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Power Theft will also return if the character with Power Theft goes unconscious. The character with Power Theft may also return the stolen Power Level and powers voluntarily, of course.
:''Free action''
 
  
Probability Control is a ranged power which can influence the odds, playing fast and loose with the laws of chance. Probability Control does not allow the character to break the laws of physics or make impossible things happen, but a character with Probability Control can make unlikely events likely and likely events unlikely.
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'''Specific Powers:''' A character's Power Theft might be limited to targets with a specific type of powers, such as characters with fire powers or technological powers. If this is the case, the attacker gains a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill bonus on their Power Theft rolls.
  
Using Probability Control requires the player to describe a favourable or unfavourable circumstance and how that circumstance might have come about. If the GM agrees that the circumstance is possible (however unlikely it might be), then the GM will decide how this unlikely event impacts the character. The simplest way to translate this favourable or unfavourable circumstance into game terms is to grant a bonus die if the circumstance is favourable for the character attempting the task or to impose a penalty die if the circumstance is unfavourable for the character attempting the task. The use of Probability Control could also influence events in a less straightforward manner, and the GM should encourage players to be creative with the power. Each use of Probability Control should be roughly as useful as a bonus die or a penalty die: significant, but not game-breaking.
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===Presence Drain===
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:''Standard action''
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
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:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Presence_Theft|Presence Theft]]
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Presence Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Presence. Attacking with Presence Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Presence is reduced by half of the remaining amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Presence Drain ignores Damage Resistance.
  
Probability Control can be used as a free action: a character with Probability Control may attempt to influence the odds whenever they like. During each game session, the number of times the character can influence probability is equal to the character's Power Level. Probability Control may be used to influence a roll either before or immediately after the roll has been made.
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
  
'''Conservation Of Probability:''' Normally, there is no karmic debt incurred by a character with Probability Control. However, some characters must maintain parity between events so that the ledgers of karma remain balanced. If such a character uses their power to grant a bonus die, for example, they must balance this out with a compensating penalty die on another roll before the end of the scene. If they don't, the balance will re-assert itself in the following scene in a way that is inconvenient for the character with Probability Control, and the character will be unable to use their power to prevent it.
 
  
===Radio Communication===
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The effects of multiple Presence Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Presence Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Presence Drain will also return if the character with Presence Drain goes unconscious.
:''Free action''
 
  
Radio Communication is a self-only power which permits the character to send and receive signals over any standard radio frequency. If the character wishes, the communication is difficult to notice for those not involved in the conversation. Anyone not party to the conversation must make a remarkably difficult (DV 6) Perception (Reason) roll just to notice the conversation, and an extremely difficult (DV 9) Perception (Reason) roll to understand what is being said.
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Draining a character's Presence does not reduce their Endurance.
  
===Reason Drain===
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===Presence Theft===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Reason_Drain_Ray|Reason Drain Ray]], [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Reason_Theft|Reason Theft]]
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
[[File:BB3 Reason Drain chart.png|633px]]
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:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Presence_Drain|Presence Drain]]
  
Reason Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Reason. Attacking with Reason Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Reason is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Reason Drain ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Presence Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Presence. Attacking with Presence Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level (see Presence Drain). The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Presence is reduced by half of the remaining amount, and the attacker's Presence is increased by half of that amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Presence Theft ignores Damage Resistance.
  
The effects of multiple Reason Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Reason Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Reason Drain will also return if the character with Reason Drain goes unconscious.
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The effects of multiple Presence Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Presence an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Presence, no matter how many targets they attack with Presence Theft.
  
===Reason Drain Ray===
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The damage from Presence Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Presence Theft will also return if the character with Presence Theft goes unconscious. The character with Presence Theft may also return the stolen Presence voluntarily, of course.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Reason_Drain|Reason Drain]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Reason_Theft_Ray|Reason Theft Ray]]
 
  
Reason Drain Ray is a ranged alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Reason. Attacking with Reason Drain Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Reason is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules). Reason Drain Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Stealing a character's Presence does not reduce their Endurance.
  
The effects of multiple Reason Drain Ray attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Reason Drain Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Reason Drain Ray will also return if the character with Reason Drain Ray goes unconscious.
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===Probability Control===
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:''Free action''
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:''Ranged power''
  
===Reason Theft===
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Probability Control is a ranged power which can influence the odds, playing fast and loose with the laws of chance. Probability Control does not allow the character to break the laws of physics or make impossible things happen, but a character with Probability Control can make unlikely events likely and likely events unlikely.
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Reason_Drain|Reason Drain]]
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Reason_Theft_Ray|Reason Theft Ray]]
 
  
Reason Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Reason. Attacking with Reason Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Reason (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Reason Theft ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Using Probability Control requires the player to describe a favourable or unfavourable circumstance within range and how that circumstance might have come about. If the GM agrees that the circumstance is possible (however unlikely it might be), then the GM decides how this unlikely event impacts the character. The simplest way to translate this favourable or unfavourable circumstance into game terms is to grant a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill bonus if the circumstance is favourable for the character attempting the task or to impose a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty if the circumstance is unfavourable for the character attempting the task. The use of Probability Control could also influence events in a less straightforward manner, and the GM should encourage players to be creative with the power. Each use of Probability Control should be roughly as useful as a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} bonus or a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} penalty: significant, but not game-breaking.
  
The effects of multiple Reason Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Reason an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Reason, no matter how many targets they attack with Reason Theft.
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Probability Control can be used as a free action. The number of times the character can influence probability per scene is equal to the character's Power Level. Probability Control must be used to influence a roll before the roll has been made.
  
The damage from Reason Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Reason Theft may also return the stolen Reason voluntarily, of course.
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'''Conservation Of Probability:''' Normally, there is no karmic debt incurred by a character with Probability Control. However, some characters must maintain parity between events so that the ledgers of karma remain balanced. If such a character uses their power to grant a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill bonus, for example, they must balance this out with a compensating -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty before the end of the scene. If they don't, the balance will re-assert itself in the following scene in a way that is inconvenient for the character with Probability Control, and the character will be unable to use their power to prevent it.
  
===Reason Theft Ray===
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===Radio Communication===
:''Standard action''
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:''Free action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Reason_Drain_Ray|Reason Drain Ray]] or [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Reason_Theft|Reason Theft]]
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:''Self-only power''
  
Reason Theft Ray is a ranged alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Reason. Attacking with Reason Theft Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Alteration Resistance. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then one rank of the target's Reason (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules) is transferred from the target to the character. Reason Theft Ray ignores all normal forms of protection such as armor and Damage Resistance.
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Radio Communication is a self-only power which permits the character to send and receive signals over any standard radio frequency.
  
The effects of multiple Reason Theft Ray attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Reason an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Reason, no matter how many targets they attack with Reason Theft and Reason Theft Ray.
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'''Encrypted:''' If the character wishes, the communication is difficult to notice for those not involved in the conversation. Anyone not party to the conversation must make a remarkably difficult (DV 15) Investigation (Reason) roll just to notice the conversation, and an extremely difficult (DV 18) Computing (Reason) roll to understand what is being said.
  
The damage from Reason Theft Ray is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The character with the Reason Theft Ray may also return the stolen Reason voluntarily, of course.
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===Reason Drain===
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:''Standard action''
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
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:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Reason_Theft|Reason Theft]]
  
===Reflection===
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Reason Drain is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which inflicts damage to the target's Reason. Attacking with Reason Drain requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Reason is reduced by half of the remaining amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Reason Drain ignores Damage Resistance.
:''Free action''
 
  
Reflection is a self-only power which permits the character to use a free action to reflect a normal ranged attack back at the attacker. For the character to reflect an attack, the attack must be successful and affect a single target. The character with Reflection must then make a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the attack.
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
  
If the Reflection roll fails, the character is struck by the attack, as usual. If the roll succeeds, the character with Reflection may use a free action to make a Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against the original attacker.
 
  
===Regeneration===
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The effects of multiple Reason Drain attacks are cumulative, but the damage from Reason Drain is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Reason Drain will also return if the character with Reason Drain goes unconscious.
:''Standard Action''
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===Reason Theft===
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:''Standard action''
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:''Hand-to-hand alteration attack''
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:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Reason_Drain|Reason Drain]]
  
Regeneration is a self-only power which accelerates the healing process and allows the character to recover from injury more quickly. Most characters with Regeneration can even regrow lost limbs or damaged organs. A character with Regeneration may use a standard action to attempt a moderately difficult (DV 12) Survival (Brawn + Power Level) roll. If the character succeeds at this roll, then they regain one point of lost Endurance (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).  
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Reason Theft is a hand-to-hand alteration attack which allows a character to temporarily steal the target's Reason. Attacking with Reason Theft requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level (see Reason Drain). The target subtracts their Alteration Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Reason is reduced by half of the remaining amount, and the attacker's Reason is increased by half of that amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half). Reason Theft ignores Damage Resistance.
  
If the character with Regeneration is unconscious, then they regain one lost Endurance per minute. If the character with Regeneration is dead, but they also have the Immortality power, then they regain one lost Endurance per hour.
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The effects of multiple Reason Theft attacks are cumulative, but the maximum amount of Reason an attacker can steal is equal to their own Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could only steal 4 ranks of Reason, no matter how many targets they attack with Reason Theft.
  
Additionally, the maximum Endurance of a character with Regeneration can't be reduced to zero by an environmental hazard such as dehydration, poison, or pressure. The character's maximum Endurance will always be at least one, regardless of the hostile environmental conditions.
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The damage from Reason Theft is temporary. It all comes back after the fight is over, when the target has had a chance to rest and recuperate. The damage from Reason Theft will also return if the character with Reason Theft goes unconscious. The character with Reason Theft may also return the stolen Reason voluntarily, of course.
  
<div id="Sense Element"></div>
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===Reflection===
===Sense [Element]===
 
 
:''Free action''
 
:''Free action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Detect_Element|Detect [Element]]]
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:''Ranged normal attack''
  
Sense [Element] is a self-only power which permits the character to perceive, locate, and analyze a substance, material, or energy any time the element is in the character's vicinity. The specific type of force or substance that to be sensed must be chosen when this power is purchased: sense magic, sense metal, sense temporal anomalies, and so on. Obtaining detailed information about the element typically requires a moderately difficult (DV 3) Perception (Reason + Power Level) roll, but the difficulty may be higher depending on the ambient "noise" and how obvious the thing being perceived is. If the thing being perceived is relatively obvious (to someone with the appropriate senses), no roll should be necessary.
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Reflection permits the character to use a free action to reflect a ranged normal attack back at the attacker. For the character to reflect an attack, the attack must be successful and affect a single target. The character with Reflection must then make a successful Ranged Combat (Agility) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the attack.
  
===Shapeshifting===
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If the Reflection roll fails, the character is struck by the attack, as usual. If the roll succeeds, the damage from the attack is applied to the initial attcker and resolved as usual.
:''Quick action''
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===Regeneration===
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:''Standard Action''
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:''Self-only power''
  
Shapeshifting is a self-only power which permits the character to change their shape, appearance, odor, etc., and they may increase or decrease their size by 50%. The character may re-assign their Brawn and Agility to suit their new shape, as long as the total of Brawn + Agility remains the same or lower, and neither attribute exceeds the character's Power Level. Shapeshifting does not give the character any new powers, such as Night Vision or Flight.
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Regeneration is a self-only power which accelerates the healing process and allows the character to recover from injury more quickly. Most characters with Regeneration can even regrow lost limbs or damaged organs. A character with Regeneration may use a standard action to roll dice based on their Power Level. The character's Health is restored by half of the remaining amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half).
  
A character with Shapeshifting can change shape once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their normal form.
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{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
  
Assuming the shape of a specific person, creature, or object is more difficult than changing into a generic example of a particular shape. If someone is actively looking at the character, or has any reason to suspect that the character is not the genuine article, the person observing the shapeshifted character may attempt a Perception (Reason) roll against 8 + the shapeshifted character's Power Level; if the observer has any unusual senses, they add their Power Level to this roll. If the Perception (Reason) roll is successful, the observer can tell that the shapeshifted character is not who or what they appear to be.
 
  
'''Obvious:''' Normally, there is no obvious visual indication that a character is using Shapeshifting. However, some shapeshifters have a "tell", such as glowing eyes, a distinctive color, or the character's normal face, which makes it visually apparent that the character is not in their natural form.
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Any other time, including when the character with Regeneration is unconscious, they regain one lost Health per minute. If the character with Regeneration is dead, but they also have the Immortality power, they regain one lost Health per minute.
  
===Shrinking===
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Additionally, the maximum Health of a character with Regeneration can't be reduced to zero by an environmental hazard such as dehydration, poison, or pressure. The character's maximum Health will always be at least one, regardless of the hostile environmental conditions.
:''Quick action''
 
  
Shrinking is a self-only power which permits the character to become smaller and lighter than normal. The effects of Shrinking are based on the Power Level of the character. At Power Level 5, the character can be as small as the diameter of a human hair, and at Power Level 7 the character can walk through the pores of a HEPA filter.
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===Sense Auras===
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:''Standard action''
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:''Ranged mental power''
  
A character with Shrinking can change their size once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their normal size.
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The character can see the invisible emanations around people and things. Sensing the aura of a person requires a successful Investigation (Presence) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target. Sensing the aura of an object is a moderately difficult (DV 12) task. If the character fails this roll, they may not attempt to read that person or object again during that scene.
  
A character with Shrinking does not have to use it at full power. A character who has Power Level 5, for example, could elect to be merely 50 centimeters tall rather than their full 20 micrometers.
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If the character's roll succeeds by 4 or more, they may sense whether the aura is "warm" (positive, life affirming) or "cold" (negative, life negating). A typical person's aura is slightly "warm", but even a person with a "cold" aura is not necessarily wicked: they could just be having a bad day.
  
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Sense Auras is never completely reliable: it is primarily a roleplaying power under the control of the GM.
  
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{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra sortable"
|+Table: Shrinking
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|+Table: Typical aura colors
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|-
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! class="alignleft"|Color
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! class="alignleft"|Temperament
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|-
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| class="alignleft"|Red
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| class="alignleft"|In a positive light, red indicates a healthy ego: someone powerful, sensual, passionate, and energetic. In a negative light, red indicates anger, an unforgiving nature, or anxiety.
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|-
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| class="alignleft"|Orange
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| class="alignleft"|In a positive light, orange indicates productivity and creativity: someone sociable, detail oriented, and courageous. In a negative light, it can indicate stress and addictions.
 
|-  
 
|-  
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
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| class="alignleft"|Yellow
! class="aligncenter"|Height
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| class="alignleft"|Indicates optimism, and easy-going nature, inspiration, and intelligence.
! class="aligncenter"|Agility
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|1
 
| class="alignright"|20 cm
 
| class="aligncenter"|+1
 
|-  
 
| class="aligncenter"|2
 
| class="alignright"|2 cm
 
| class="aligncenter"|+1
 
 
|-  
 
|-  
| class="aligncenter"|3
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| class="alignleft"|Green
| class="alignright"|2 mm
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| class="alignleft"|Indicates balance, growth, and a willingness to change. It is a strong indication of a love of people, animals, and nature.
| class="aligncenter"|+2
 
 
|-  
 
|-  
| class="aligncenter"|4
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| class="alignleft"|Turquoise
| class="alignright"|200 μm
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| class="alignleft"|Indicates a sensitive, compassionate nature, that of a healer or a counselor.
| class="aligncenter"|+2
 
 
|-  
 
|-  
| class="aligncenter"|5
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| class="alignleft"|Blue
| class="alignright"|20 μm
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| class="alignleft"|Indicates calm and focus. It is a strong indication of clarity, truthfulness, and an intuitive nature.
| class="aligncenter"|+3
 
 
|-  
 
|-  
| class="aligncenter"|6
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| class="alignleft"|Indigo
| class="alignright"|2 μm
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| class="alignleft"|Indicates deep feeling: someone of profound intuition and sensitivity.
| class="aligncenter"|+3
 
 
|-  
 
|-  
| class="aligncenter"|7
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| class="alignleft"|Violet
| class="alignright"|200 nm
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| class="alignleft"|Indicates a sensitive nature and greater than average psychic potential. May also indicate an artistic temperament.
| class="aligncenter"|+4
 
 
|-  
 
|-  
| class="aligncenter"|8
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| class="alignleft"|Lavender
| class="alignright"|20 nm
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| class="alignleft"|Indicates great vision and imagination.
| class="aligncenter"|+4
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|}
|-
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| class="aligncenter"|9
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| class="alignright"|2 nm
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<div id="Sense Element"></div>
| class="aligncenter"|+5
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===Sense [Element]===
|-
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:''Free action''
| class="aligncenter"|10
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:''Self-only power''
| class="alignright"|200 pm
 
| class="aligncenter"|+5
 
|}
 
  
===Space Travel===
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Sense [Element] is a self-only power which permits the character to perceive, locate, and analyze a substance, material, or energy. The specific type of force or substance that to be sensed must be chosen when this power is purchased: sense magic, sense metal, sense temporal anomalies, and so on. Obtaining detailed information about the element typically requires a moderately difficult (DV 12) Investigation (Reason) roll, but the difficulty may be higher depending on the ambient "noise" and how obvious the thing being perceived is. If the thing being perceived is relatively obvious (to someone with the appropriate senses), no roll should be necessary.
:''Move action''
 
  
Space Travel is a self-only power which permits the character to travel into space, visiting distant worlds and returning in a reasonably prompt fashion. Depending on the method used, the character may be able to take others with them. Survival in outer space requires a spaceworthy vehicle or [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Environmental_Immunity|Environmental Immunity]]. Space Travel is a plot dependent power and may not always be available, at the GM's discretion.
+
'''Mage Sight:''' Mage Sight allows a character to use a free action to sense the presence of magic and those who can wield it. To perceive a source of magic, the character must succeed at a moderately difficult (DV 12) Occult (Reason) roll. If the target of the character's attention is a magic object, they learn the general purpose of the object's magic, and they have a rough idea how to activate it. Mage Sight has other uses, as well. For example, if a character with Mage Sight is being spied upon using magic, they may use a free action to attempt a remarkably difficult (DV 15) Occult (Reason) roll to notice the fact. If they succeed at an extremely difficult (DV 18) Occult (Reason) roll, they also notice whether the person scrying on them is in the past, present, or future.
  
===Speak With Objects===
+
===Shapeshifting===
:''Standard action''
+
:''Quick action''
 +
:''Self-only alteration power''
  
Speak With Objects is a self-only power which permits the character to communicate with inanimate objects in ways that people normally can't. For example, a character with Speak With Objects may communicate with buildings and other artificial structures, non-sentient machines, non-sentient plants and animals, paths and roads, and rocks and stones. To communicate with an inanimate object, the character must succeed at a moderately difficult (DV 3) Diplomacy (Power Level) roll.
+
Shapeshifting is a self-only alteration power which permits the character to change their shape, appearance, odor, etc., and they may increase or decrease their size by 50%. The character may re-assign their Brawn and Agility to suit their new shape, as long as the total of Brawn + Agility remains the same or lower, and neither attribute exceeds the character's Power Level. Shapeshifting does not give the character any new powers, such as Night Vision or Flight.
  
Inanimate objects, not truly being sentient, do not generally lie or withhold information. However, being able to speak to something does not grant it any additional powers, such as movement. A building might be able to tell you where the vault is, but it can't unlock the vault for you.
+
A character with Shapeshifting can change shape once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their normal form.
  
The character can also see into the past, viewing or "reading" the history of items and objects by touching them. Seeing into the past is never completely reliable: this use of Speak With Objects is primarily a roleplaying power under the control of the GM.
+
Assuming the shape of a specific person, creature, or object is more difficult than changing into a generic example of a particular shape. If someone is actively looking at the character, or has any reason to suspect that the character is not the genuine article, the person observing the shapeshifted character may attempt an Investigation (Reason) roll against 8 + Power Level of the shapeshifter; if the observer has any unusual senses, they add +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} to this roll. If the Investigation (Reason) roll is successful, the observer can tell that the shapeshifted character is not who or what they appear to be.
  
'''Specific Objects:''' Some characters may only communicate with a specific type or types of object. For example, a character attuned to the spirit of cities might only be able to communicate with roads and buildings, while a cyborg might be able to connect to and communicate with computers, at speeds much faster than would otherwise be possible. A character whose Speak With Objects power is limited in this way gains a bonus die on their communication roll.
+
'''Obvious:''' Normally, there is no obvious visual indication that a character is using Shapeshifting. However, some shapeshifters have a "tell", such as glowing eyes, a distinctive color, or the character's normal face, which makes it visually apparent that the character is not in their natural form.
  
===Stretching===
+
===Shrinking===
 
:''Quick action''
 
:''Quick action''
 +
:''Self-only alteration power''
  
Stretching is a self-only power which permits the character to deform their body and attenuate their extremities. A character with Stretching might have telescoping robotic tentacles, or the character's body may be gelatinous or just fantastically malleable. This increases the character's effective reach, and it permits them to perform tasks and make hand-to-hand attacks at greater distances, based on the character's Power Level. Some characters with Stretching can squeeze under doors and through keyholes. Hand-to-hand Combat rolls made by a Stretching character are based on Brawn, as usual.
+
Shrinking is a self-only alteration power which permits the character to become smaller and lighter than normal. The effects of Shrinking are based on the Power Level of the character. At Power Level 10, the character can be as small as the diameter of a human hair.
 +
 
 +
A character with Shrinking can change their size once per turn, using a quick action. If the character goes unconscious, the character reverts to their normal size.
 +
 
 +
A character with Shrinking does not have to use it at full power. A character who has Power Level 5, for example, could elect to be merely 50 centimeters tall rather than their full 6 millimeters.
  
  
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
|+Table: Stretching
+
|+Table: Shrinking
 
|-  
 
|-  
 
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
 
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
! class="aligncenter"|Reach
+
! class="aligncenter"|Height
|-  
+
! class="aligncenter"|Agility
| class="aligncenter"|1
+
|-
| class="alignright"|2 m
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|1
|-  
+
| class="alignright"|60 cm
| class="aligncenter"|2
+
| class="aligncenter"|+1
| class="alignright"|4 m
+
|-
|-  
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|2
| class="aligncenter"|3
+
| class="alignright"|20 cm
| class="alignright"|8 m
+
| class="aligncenter"|+1
|-  
+
|-
| class="aligncenter"|4
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|3
| class="alignright"|16 m
+
| class="alignright"|6 cm
|-  
+
| class="aligncenter"|+1
| class="aligncenter"|5
+
|-
| class="alignright"|32 m
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|4
|-  
+
| class="alignright"|2 cm
| class="aligncenter"|6
+
| class="aligncenter"|+1
| class="alignright"|64 m
+
|-
|-  
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|5
| class="aligncenter"|7
+
| class="alignright"|6 mm
| class="alignright"|125 m
+
| class="aligncenter"|+2
|-  
+
|-
| class="aligncenter"|8
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|6
| class="alignright"|250 m
+
| class="alignright"|2 mm
|-  
+
| class="aligncenter"|+2
| class="aligncenter"|9
+
|-
| class="alignright"|500 m
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|7
|-  
+
| class="alignright"|600 μm
| class="aligncenter"|10
+
| class="aligncenter"|+2
| class="alignright"|1 km
+
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|8
 +
| class="alignright"|200 μm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+2
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|9
 +
| class="alignright"|60 μm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+3
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|10
 +
| class="alignright"|20 μm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+3
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|11
 +
| class="alignright"|6 μm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+3
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|12
 +
| class="alignright"|2 μm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+3
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|13
 +
| class="alignright"|600 nm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+4
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|14
 +
| class="alignright"|200 nm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+4
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|15
 +
| class="alignright"|60 nm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+4
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|16
 +
| class="alignright"|20 nm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+4
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|17
 +
| class="alignright"|6 nm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+5
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|18
 +
| class="alignright"|2 nm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+5
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|19
 +
| class="alignright"|0.6 nm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+5
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|20
 +
| class="alignright"|0.2 nm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+5
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|21
 +
| class="alignright"|0.06 nm
 +
| class="aligncenter"|+6
 
|}
 
|}
  
===Strike===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Area_Strike|Area Strike]]
 
[[File:BB3 Strike chart.png|633px]]
 
  
Strike is a hand-to-hand normal attack which inflicts Endurance damage. The Strike could be claws, radiation, cold, a sword, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Strike power is purchased. Attacking with Strike requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of the target if the target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
+
===Space Travel===
 +
:''Move action''
 +
:''Self-only power''
  
'''Specific Targets:''' Some characters' attacks are specifically tuned to affect only particular targets. For example, the character's Strike might be a toxin which is harmful to living beings, but which does not affect inanimate objects.
+
Space Travel is a self-only power which permits the character to travel into space, visiting distant worlds and returning in a reasonably prompt fashion. Depending on the method used, the character may be able to take others with them. Survival in outer space requires a spaceworthy vehicle or [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Environmental_Immunity|Environmental Immunity]]. Space Travel is a plot dependent power and may not always be available, at the GM's discretion.
  
'''Stunning:''' Some characters' attacks are specifically designed to be non-lethal. Damage from a stunning attack is temporary. Record it separately; it all comes back after the fight is over, when the character has had a chance to rest and recuperate.
+
===Speak With Objects===
 
 
<div id="Area Strike"></div>
 
===Strike, Area===
 
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Standard action''
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Strike|Strike]]
+
:''Self-only power''
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Selective_Area_Strike|Selective Area Strike]]
 
  
Area Strike is a hand-to-hand, area normal attack which inflicts Endurance damage. The Area Strike could be claws, radiation, cold, a sword, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Area Strike power is purchased. Attacking with Area Strike requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of each target in the affected area, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of a target if that target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
+
Speak With Objects is a self-only power which permits the character to communicate with inanimate objects in ways that people normally can't. For example, a character with Speak With Objects may communicate with buildings and other artificial structures, non-sentient machines, non-sentient plants and animals, paths and roads, and rocks and stones. To communicate with an inanimate object, the character must succeed at a moderately difficult (DV 12) Diplomacy (Presence) roll.
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
+
Inanimate objects, not truly being sentient, do not generally lie or withhold information. However, being able to speak to something does not grant it any additional powers, such as movement. A building might be able to tell you where the vault is, but it can't unlock the vault for you.
  
<div id="Selective Area Strike"></div>
+
The character can also see into the past, viewing or "reading" the history of items and objects by touching them. Seeing into the past is a plot dependent power and may not always be available, at the GM's discretion.
===Strike, Selective Area===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Area_Strike|Area Strike]]
 
  
Selective Area Strike is a hand-to-hand, area normal attack which inflicts Endurance damage. The Area Strike could be claws, radiation, cold, a sword, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Area Strike power is purchased. Attacking with Area Strike requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of each selected target in the affected area, or 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn + Power Level) of a target if that target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by one (or more, if using the optional [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Margin_Of_Success_(Optional)|margin of success]] rules).
+
'''Specific Objects:''' Some characters may only communicate with a specific type or types of object. For example, a character attuned to the spirit of cities might only be able to communicate with roads and buildings, while a cyborg might be able to connect to and communicate with computers, at speeds much faster than would otherwise be possible. A character whose Speak With Objects power is limited in this way gains a +{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} bonus on their Diplomacy (Presence) roll.
  
The attacker rolls once for the attack. Normally, each target in the affected area rolls individually against the attack, but if the GM prefers, she may roll once for each group of similar targets.
+
===Stretching===
 +
:''Quick action''
 +
:''Self-only power''
  
===Super Agility===
+
Stretching is a self-only power which permits the character to deform their body and attenuate their extremities. A character with Stretching might have telescoping robotic tentacles, or the character's body may be gelatinous or just fantastically malleable. This increases the character's effective reach, and it permits them to perform tasks and make hand-to-hand attacks at greater distances, based on the character's Power Level. Some characters with Stretching can squeeze under doors and through keyholes. Hand-to-hand Combat rolls made by a Stretching character are based on Brawn, as usual.
:''Quick action, costs Willpower''
 
 
 
Super Agility is a self-only power which permits the character to attempt Agility tasks of extraordinary difficulty. The character's Power Level is added to their Agility for the purpose of making noncombat skill rolls.
 
 
 
===Super Brawn===
 
:''Quick action, costs Willpower''
 
 
 
Super Brawn is a self-only power which permits the character to attempt Brawn tasks of extraordinary difficulty. The character's Power Level is added to their Brawn for the purpose of making noncombat skill rolls.
 
 
 
===Super Flight===
 
:''Move action, costs Willpower''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Flight|Flight]]
 
 
 
Super Flight is a self-only power which permits the character to fly impossibly fast. The character's Power Level is added to their Agility for the purpose of determining their base move, double move, and all-out move.
 
  
  
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
|+Table: Super Flight
+
|+Table: Stretching
 
|-  
 
|-  
! class="aligncenter"|Agility +<br />Power Level
+
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
! class="aligncenter"|Fly
+
! class="aligncenter"|Reach
! class="aligncenter"|Double Move
 
! class="aligncenter"|All-out Move
 
! class="aligncenter"|km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|1
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|1
 
| class="alignright"|2 m
 
| class="alignright"|2 m
| class="alignright"|4 m
 
| class="alignright"|12 m
 
| class="alignright"|7 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|2
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|2
| class="alignright"|4 m
+
| class="alignright"|3 m
| class="alignright"|8 m
 
| class="alignright"|24 m
 
| class="alignright"|14 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|3
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|3
| class="alignright"|7 m
+
| class="alignright"|6 m
| class="alignright"|14 m
 
| class="alignright"|42 m
 
| class="alignright"|25 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|4
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|4
| class="alignright"|13 m
+
| class="alignright"|10 m
| class="alignright"|26 m
 
| class="alignright"|78 m
 
| class="alignright"|47 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|5
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|5
| class="alignright"|40 m
+
| class="alignright"|18 m
| class="alignright"|80 m
 
| class="alignright"|240 m
 
| class="alignright"|140 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|6
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|6
| class="alignright"|130 m
+
| class="alignright"|32 m
| class="alignright"|260 m
+
|-
| class="alignright"|780 m
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|7
| class="alignright"|470 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|56 m
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|7
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|8
| class="alignright"|400 m
+
| class="alignright"|100 m
| class="alignright"|800 m
 
| class="alignright"|2,400 m
 
| class="alignright"|1,400 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|8
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|9
| class="alignright"|1,300 m
+
| class="alignright"|180 m
| class="alignright"|2,600 m
 
| class="alignright"|7,800 m
 
| class="alignright"|4,700 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|9
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|10
| class="alignright"|4 km
+
| class="alignright"|320 m
| class="alignright"|8 km
 
| class="alignright"|24 km
 
| class="alignright"|14,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|10
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|11
| class="alignright"|13 km
+
| class="alignright"|560 m
| class="alignright"|26 km
 
| class="alignright"|78 km
 
| class="alignright"|47,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|11
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|12
| class="alignright"|40 km
+
| class="alignright"|1 km
| class="alignright"|80 km
+
|-
| class="alignright"|240 km
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|13
| class="alignright"|140,000 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|2 km
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|12
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|14
| class="alignright"|130 km
+
| class="alignright"|3 km
| class="alignright"|260 km
 
| class="alignright"|780 km
 
| class="alignright"|470,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|13
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|15
| class="alignright"|400 km
+
| class="alignright"|6 km
| class="alignright"|800 km
 
| class="alignright"|2,400 km
 
| class="alignright"|1,400,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|14
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|16
| class="alignright"|1,300 km
+
| class="alignright"|10 km
| class="alignright"|2,600 km
 
| class="alignright"|7,800 km
 
| class="alignright"|4,700,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|15
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|17
| class="alignright"|4,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|18 km
| class="alignright"|8,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|24,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|14,000,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|16
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|18
| class="alignright"|13,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|32 km
| class="alignright"|26,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|78,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|47,000,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|17
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|19
| class="alignright"|40,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|56 km
| class="alignright"|80,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|240,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|140,000,000 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|18
 
| class="alignright"|130,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|260,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|780,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|470,000,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|19
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|20
| class="alignright"|400,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|100 km
| class="alignright"|800,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|2,400,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|0.99 c
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|20
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|21
| class="alignright"|1,300,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|180 km
| class="alignright"|2,600,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|7,800,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|0.9999 c
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
===Super Jumping===
 
:''Move action, costs Willpower''
 
  
Super Jumping is a self-only power which permits the character to leap impossibly far and fast. For example, the character might have legs like a grasshopper, they might wear rocket-propelled shoes, or they may just have massive and powerful thighs. The character's Power Level is added to their Brawn for the purpose of determining the height and distance of the character's long jump.
+
===Strike===
 +
:''Standard action''
 +
:''Hand-to-hand normal attack''
 +
 
 +
Strike is a hand-to-hand normal attack which inflicts Health damage. Normally, an unarmed hand-to-hand normal attack inflicts Endurance damage. The Strike could be claws, radiation, cold, a sword, or even darkness or light, and this must be chosen when the Strike power is purchased. Attacking with Strike requires a successful Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) roll against 8 + Hand-to-hand Combat (Brawn) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Damage Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Health is reduced by the remaining amount.
 +
 
 +
{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
 +
 
 +
'''Specific Targets:''' Some characters' attacks are specifically tuned to affect only particular targets. For example, the character's Strike might be a toxin which is harmful to living beings, but which does not affect inanimate objects.
  
 +
'''Stunning:''' Some characters' strikes are nonlethal. The damage is applied to the target's Endurance rather than to their Health. The target recovers their lost Endurance after the fight is over, when the character has had a chance to rest and recuperate.
  
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
+
===Super Endurance===
|+Table: Super Lifting and Super Jumping
+
:''Constant''
|-  
+
:''Self-only power''
! class="aligncenter" rowspan="2"|Brawn +<br />Power Level
+
 
! class="aligncenter" colspan="2"|Super Lifting
+
Normally, a character's Endurance is equal to their Brawn + Presence. The Endurance of a character with Super Endurance is equal to their Brawn + Presence + Power Level. A permanent change to any of these attributes will increase or decrease the character's Endurance by the same amount.
! class="aligncenter" rowspan="2"|Super Jumping
+
 
|- class="h2row"
+
===Super Flight===
! class="aligncenter"|Lift
+
:''Move action''
! class="aligncenter"|Throw (25 kg)
+
:''Self-only power''
|-
+
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Flight|Flight]]
| class="aligncenter"|0
+
 
| class="alignright"|25 kg
+
Super Flight is a self-only power which permits the character to add their Power Level to their Agility for the purpose of determining their base move, double move, and all-out move when using Flight.
| class="alignright"|1 m
+
 
| class="alignright"|0 m
+
===Super Health===
|-
+
:''Constant''
| class="aligncenter"|1
+
:''Self-only power''
| class="alignright"|55 kg
+
 
| class="alignright"|1 m
+
Normally, a character's Health is equal to their Agility + Brawn. The Health of a character with Super Health is equal to their Agility + Brawn + Power Level. A permanent change to any of these attributes will increase or decrease the character's Health by the same amount.
| class="alignright"|1 m
+
 
|-
+
===Super Jumping===
| class="aligncenter"|2
+
:''Move action''
| class="alignright"|120 kg
+
:''Self-only power''
| class="alignright"|2 m
+
 
| class="alignright"|1 m
+
Super Jumping is a self-only power which permits the character to add their Power Level to their Brawn for the purpose of determining the distance of the character's long jump.
|-
+
 
| class="aligncenter"|3
+
===Super Lifting===
| class="alignright"|260 kg
+
:''Standard action''
| class="alignright"|5 m
+
:''Self-only power''
| class="alignright"|2 m
+
 
|-
+
Super Lifting is a self-only power which permits the character to add their Power Level to their Brawn for the purpose of determining what the character can lift and throw.
| class="aligncenter"|4
+
 
| class="alignright"|550 kg
+
===Super Running===
| class="alignright"|11 m
+
:''Move action''
| class="alignright"|5 m
+
:''Self-only power''
|-
+
 
| class="aligncenter"|5
+
Super Running is a self-only power which permits the character to add their Power Level to their Agility for the purpose of determining their base move, double move, and all-out move when walking or running.
| class="alignright"|1,700 kg
+
 
| class="alignright"|35 m
+
===Super Swimming===
| class="alignright"|11 m
+
:''Move action''
|-
+
:''Self-only power''
| class="aligncenter"|6
+
 
| class="alignright"|5,500 kg
+
Super Swimming is a self-only power which permits the character to add their Power Level to their Agility for the purpose of determining their base move, double move, and all-out move when swimming.
| class="alignright"|110 m
+
 
| class="alignright"|35 m
+
===Super Teleportation===
|-
+
:''Move action''
| class="aligncenter"|7
+
:''Self-only power''
| class="alignright"|17 t
+
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Teleportation|Teleportation]]
| class="alignright"|350 m
 
| class="alignright"|110 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|8
 
| class="alignright"|55 t
 
| class="alignright"|1,100 m
 
| class="alignright"|350 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|9
 
| class="alignright"|170 t
 
| class="alignright"|3,500 m
 
| class="alignright"|1,100 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|10
 
| class="alignright"|550 t
 
| class="alignright"|11 km
 
| class="alignright"|3,500 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|11
 
| class="alignright"|1,700 t
 
| class="alignright"|35 km
 
| class="alignright"|11 km
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|12
 
| class="alignright"|5,500 t
 
| class="alignright"|110 km
 
| class="alignright"|35 km
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|13
 
| class="alignright"|17,000 t
 
| class="alignright"|350 km
 
| class="alignright"|110 km
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|14
 
| class="alignright"|55,000 t
 
| class="alignright"|1,100 km
 
| class="alignright"|350 km
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|15
 
| class="alignright"|170,000 t
 
| class="alignright"|3,500 km
 
| class="alignright"|1,100 km
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|16
 
| class="alignright"|550,000 t
 
| class="alignright"|11,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|3,500 km
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|17
 
| class="alignright"|1,700,000 t
 
| class="alignright"|35,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|11,000 km
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|18
 
| class="alignright"|5,500,000 t
 
| class="alignright"|110,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|35,000 km
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|19
 
| class="alignright"|17,000,000 t
 
| class="alignright"|350,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|110,000 km
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|20
 
| class="alignright"|55,000,000 t
 
| class="alignright"|1,100,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|350,000 km
 
|}
 
#'''Lift''' indicates the greatest weight that a character with Super Lifting can "deadlift" (pick up off the ground to the level of the hips). A character carrying or supporting such a weight can take at most one or two steps per turn. A character can move normally while carrying a weight corresponding to one less than their Brawn + Power Level. For example, a character with Brawn + Power Level 8 could carry up to 17 tonnes and suffer no penalties to their movement while doing so.
 
#'''Throw (25 kg)''' indicates the farthest distance that a character with Super Lifting could throw a compact object weighing 25 kg. To see how far a character can throw heavier objects, subtract the Brawn + Power Level required to lift the object from the character's total Brawn + Power Level. Look up the difference in the "Brawn + Power Level" column: this indicates how far the character can throw the object. For example, a character with Brawn + Power Level 8 could throw an object weighing 65 kg (such as a cooperative slender human) up to 350 meters.
 
#'''Super Jumping''' indicates the character's standing long jump. With a running long jump, the character's ground movement is added to their long jump distance.
 
  
===Super Lifting===
+
Super Teleportation is a self-only power which permits the character to double their Power Level for the purpose of determining their base move, double move, and all-out move when using Teleportation.
:''Standard action, costs Willpower''
 
  
Super Lifting is a self-only power which permits the character to lift and throw impossibly heavy objects. For example, the character might have control over the force of gravity, they might wear some kind of powered armor, or they may just have massive arm muscles. The character's Power Level is added to their Brawn for the purpose of determining what the character can lift and throw.
+
===Super Tunneling===
 +
:''Move action''
 +
:''Self-only power''
 +
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Tunneling|Tunneling]]
  
===Super Presence===
+
Super Tunneling is a self-only power which permits the character to double their Power Level for the purpose of determining their base move, double move, and all-out move when using Tunneling.
:''Quick action, costs Willpower''
 
  
Super Presence is a self-only power which permits the character to attempt Presence tasks of extraordinary difficulty. The character's Power Level is added to their Presence for the purpose of making noncombat skill rolls.
+
===Telekinesis===
 +
:''Standard action''
 +
:''Ranged normal attack''
  
===Super Reason===
+
Telekinesis is a ranged normal attack which permits a character to grapple a character or object without touching it. Attacking with Telekinesis requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target. Grabbing inanimate objects with Telekinesis is generally automatic.
:''Quick action, costs Willpower''
 
  
Super Reason is a self-only power which permits the character to attempt Reason tasks of extraordinary difficulty. The character's Power Level is added to their Reason for the purpose of making noncombat skill rolls.
+
If the attacker's roll is successful, the target is [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Restrained_Characters|restrained]]. A restrained character is not helpless, but they can't use move actions until they break free of the Telekinesis. A restrained character incurs a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their defense and on all skill rolls other than rolls to escape the Telekinesis.
  
===Super Running===
+
The maximum mass the character can lift with their Telekinesis is based on the character's Power Level.
:''Move action, costs Willpower''
 
  
Super Running is a self-only power which permits the character to run impossibly fast. For example, the character might have wings on their feet, they might wear rocket-powered roller skates, or they may just move their feet really quickly. The character's Power Level is added to their Agility for the purpose of determining their base move, double move, and all-out move.
+
'''Psychokinesis:''' The character's Telekinesis is a mental attack rather than a normal one. Attacking with Psychokinesis requires a successful Mental Combat (Presence) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target. To break free of Psychokinesis, the restrained character must use a standard action to attempt a Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the restrained character has Mental Resistance, they may add it to this roll. If the attacker with Psychokinesis wishes to squeeze the restrained character, they must use a standard action to attempt a Mental Combat (Presence) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Mental Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Health is reduced by half of the remaining amount (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half).
  
  
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
|+Table: Super Running
+
|+Table: Telekinesis
 
|-  
 
|-  
! class="aligncenter"|Agility +<br />Power Level
+
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
! class="aligncenter"|Walk<br />(Base Move)
+
! class="aligncenter"|Lift
! class="aligncenter"|Run<br />(Double Move)
+
! class="aligncenter"|Example
! class="aligncenter"|Sprint<br />(All-out Move)
+
! class="aligncenter"|Throw 25 kg
! class="aligncenter"|Sprint<br />(km/h)
+
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|0
 +
| class="alignright"|25 kg
 +
| class="alignleft"|medium dog
 +
| class="alignright"|1 m
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|1
 +
| class="alignright"|55 kg
 +
| class="alignleft"|pony keg of beer
 +
| class="alignright"|1 m
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|1
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|2
 +
| class="alignright"|110 kg
 +
| class="alignleft"|heavy adult
 
| class="alignright"|2 m
 
| class="alignright"|2 m
| class="alignright"|4 m
 
| class="alignright"|12 m
 
| class="alignright"|7 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|2
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|3
| class="alignright"|4 m
+
| class="alignright"|240 kg
| class="alignright"|8 m
+
| class="alignleft"|motorcycle
| class="alignright"|24 m
+
| class="alignright"|5 m
| class="alignright"|14 km/h
+
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|4
 +
| class="alignright"|500 kg
 +
| class="alignleft"|grand piano
 +
| class="alignright"|10 m
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|3
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|5
| class="alignright"|7 m
+
| class="alignright"|1,600 kg
| class="alignright"|14 m
+
| class="alignleft"|full size car
| class="alignright"|42 m
+
| class="alignright"|32 m
| class="alignright"|25 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|4
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|6
| class="alignright"|13 m
+
| class="alignright"|5,000 kg
| class="alignright"|26 m
+
| class="alignleft"|empty dump truck
| class="alignright"|78 m
+
| class="alignright"|100 m
| class="alignright"|47 km/h
+
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|7
 +
| class="alignright"|16 t
 +
| class="alignleft"|tractor-trailer
 +
| class="alignright"|320 m
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|8
 +
| class="alignright"|50 t
 +
| class="alignleft"|loaded tanker truck
 +
| class="alignright"|1,000 m
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|5
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|9
| class="alignright"|40 m
+
| class="alignright"|160 t
| class="alignright"|80 m
+
| class="alignleft"|huge mining dump-truck
| class="alignright"|240 m
+
| class="alignright"|3,200 m
| class="alignright"|140 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|6
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|10
| class="alignright"|130 m
+
| class="alignright"|500 t
| class="alignright"|260 m
+
| class="alignleft"|747 passenger plane
| class="alignright"|780 m
+
| class="alignright"|10 km
| class="alignright"|470 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|7
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|11
| class="alignright"|400 m
+
| class="alignright"|1,600 t
| class="alignright"|800 m
+
| class="alignleft"|small bridge
| class="alignright"|2,400 m
+
| class="alignright"|32 km
| class="alignright"|1,400 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|8
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|12
| class="alignright"|1,300 m
+
| class="alignright"|5,000 t
| class="alignright"|2,600 m
+
| class="alignleft"|Eiffel Tower
| class="alignright"|7,800 m
+
| class="alignright"|100 km
| class="alignright"|4,700 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|9
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|13
| class="alignright"|4 km
+
| class="alignright"|16,000 t
| class="alignright"|8 km
+
| class="alignleft"|long train
| class="alignright"|24 km
+
| class="alignright"|320 km
| class="alignright"|14,000 km/h
+
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|14
 +
| class="alignright"|50,000 t
 +
| class="alignleft"|aircraft carrier
 +
| class="alignright"|1,000 km
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|15
 +
| class="alignright"|160,000 t
 +
| class="alignleft"|large office building
 +
| class="alignright"|3,200 km
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|10
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|16
| class="alignright"|13 km
+
| class="alignright"|500,000 t
| class="alignright"|26 km
+
| class="alignleft"|ultra large crude carrier
| class="alignright"|78 km
+
| class="alignright"|10,000 km
| class="alignright"|47,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|11
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|17
| class="alignright"|40 km
+
| class="alignright"|1,600,000 t
| class="alignright"|80 km
+
| class="alignleft"|huge skyscraper
| class="alignright"|240 km
+
| class="alignright"|32,000 km
| class="alignright"|140,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|12
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|18
| class="alignright"|130 km
+
| class="alignright"|5,000,000 t
| class="alignright"|260 km
+
| class="alignleft"|Great Pyramid of Khufu
| class="alignright"|780 km
+
| class="alignright"|100,000 km
| class="alignright"|470,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|13
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|19
| class="alignright"|400 km
+
| class="alignright"|16,000,000 t
| class="alignright"|800 km
+
| class="alignleft"|Three Gorges Dam
| class="alignright"|2,400 km
+
| class="alignright"|320,000 km
| class="alignright"|1,400,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|14
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|20
| class="alignright"|1,300 km
+
| class="alignright"|50,000,000 t
| class="alignright"|2,600 km
+
| class="alignleft"|Great Wall Of China
| class="alignright"|7,800 km
+
| class="alignright"|1,000,000 km
| class="alignright"|4,700,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|15
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|21
| class="alignright"|4,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|160,000,000 t
| class="alignright"|8,000 km
+
| class="alignleft"|mountain
| class="alignright"|24,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|3,200,000 km
| class="alignright"|14,000,000 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|16
 
| class="alignright"|13,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|26,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|78,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|47,000,000 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|17
 
| class="alignright"|40,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|80,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|240,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|140,000,000 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|18
 
| class="alignright"|130,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|260,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|780,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|470,000,000 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|19
 
| class="alignright"|400,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|800,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|2,400,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|0.99 c
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|20
 
| class="alignright"|1,300,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|2,600,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|7,800,000 km
 
| class="alignright"|0.9999 c
 
 
|}
 
|}
 +
#'''Lift''' indicates the greatest weight that a character can "deadlift" with Telekinesis (pick up off the ground to the level of the hips). A character carrying or supporting such a weight with their Telekinesis can take at most one or two steps per turn. A character can move normally while carrying a weight corresponding to one less than their Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could carry up to 240 kilograms and suffer no penalties to their movement while doing so.
 +
#'''Throw 25 kg''' indicates the farthest distance that a character with Telekinesis could throw a compact object weighing 25 kg. To see how far a character can throw heavier objects, subtract the Power Level required to lift the object from the character's total Power Level. Look up the difference in the "Power Level" column: this indicates how far the character can throw the object. For example, a character with Power Level 4 could throw an object weighing up to 110 kg up to 2 meters.
  
===Super Swimming===
 
:''Move action, costs Willpower''
 
  
Super Swimming is a self-only power which permits the character to swim impossibly fast. For example, the character might have a powerful tail like a dolphin, they might wear turbo-jet boots, or they may just swim really fast. The character's Power Level is added to their Agility for the purpose of determining their base move, double move, and all-out move.
+
====Breaking Free Of Telekinesis====
 +
 
 +
To break free of Telekinesis, the restrained character must use a standard action to attempt a Survival (Brawn) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Telekinesis. If the restrained character has Strike or Damaging Aura, they may add their Power Level to this roll. If the target has not broken free of the Telekinesis by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter. Alternately, the attacker may release the restrained character at any time.
 +
 
 +
====Hurting A Held Target====
 +
 
 +
If the attacker wishes to squeeze the restrained character, they must use a standard action to attempt a Ranged Combat (Agility) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the attacker rolls damage based on their Power Level. The target subtracts their Damage Resistance from the amount the attacker rolled. The target's Health is reduced by the remaining amount.
 +
 
 +
{{POWER_LEVEL_DAMAGE_TABLE}}
 +
 
 +
====Moving A Held Target====
 +
 
 +
If the attacker wishes to move the restrained character, they must use another standard action. The distance an attacker may move the defender is based on the Power Level of the attacker and the mass of the restrained character. First, look up the mass of the defender or object to be moved in the "Lift" column (rounded in the character's favour), and find the corresponding Power Level for that mass. Subtract that from the Power Level of the attacker, and look up that resulting value in the "Throw" column. This is how far the attacker can move or throw the held character.
 +
 
 +
===Telepathy===
 +
:''Standard action''
 +
:''Ranged mental attack''
 +
 
 +
Telepathy is a ranged mental attack which permits a character to communicate directly with the mind of another person. However, if the willing target of Telepathy also has Telepathy, the maximum distance between the two telepaths is effectively unlimited.
 +
 
 +
To communicate directly with the mind of an unwilling person, the character must succeed at a Mental Combat (Presence) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target. With a successful roll, the attacker may mentally communicate with the target and may read their surface thoughts. The attacker may read the target's memories if the attacker incurs a -{{KM4_SKILL_BONUS}} skill penalty on their Mental Combat (Presence) roll (each memory viewed requires a separate roll).
 +
 
 +
To break free of Telepathy, the target must use a standard action to attempt a Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Mental Resistance, they may add it to this roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Telepathy. If the target has not broken free of the Telepathy by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter.
 +
 
 +
To communicate directly with the mind of a willing person, no skill roll is needed. With a willing target, the telepath may mentally communicate with the target and may read their surface thoughts and (if the target consents) their memories. A willing participant may end the telepathic contact at any time. The telepath may also set up a group communication among willing participants. The maximum number of simultaneous willing participants is equal to the telepath's Power Level.
 +
 
 +
===Teleportation===
 +
:''Move action''
 +
:''Self-only power''
 +
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Super Teleportation|Super Teleportation]]
 +
 
 +
Teleportation is a self-only power which permits the character to use a move action to travel from one point to another without traversing the intervening space. The distance the character may travel before re-appearing is based on their Power Level. The character may double-move and all-out move using Teleportation. A character using Teleportation may carry with them whatever they can carry, based on their Brawn. This may include equipment or even other characters.
 +
 
 +
A character using Teleportation cannot re-appear inside of a solid object, nor into any area affected by Power Drain; other than this, objects in the physical world generally have no effect on a character using Teleportation. If a character using Teleportation unknowingly attempts to re-appear inside of a solid object, they lose half of their Health (round down, even if the fraction is more than one-half) and are shunted to the nearest unoccupied space, or the teleportation attempt fails entirely, at the GM's discretion.
 +
 
 +
'''Requires A Medium:''' Some characters may only teleport through a specific medium. For example, a character with electrical powers might only be able to teleport through conductive material. Alternately, the character might only be able to teleport between specific locations. For example, a character attuned to the spirit of cities might only be able to teleport within and between cities, or a character with darkness powers might only be able to teleport within and between dark areas such as shadows. Such a character never needs to worry about appearing inside of a solid object: when they reach their destination, they simply step out of the medium.
  
  
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
|+Table: Super Swimming
+
|+Table: Teleportation
 
|-  
 
|-  
! class="aligncenter"|Agility +<br />Power Level
+
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
! class="aligncenter"|Swim<br />(Base Move)
+
! class="aligncenter"|Base Move
! class="aligncenter"|Fast Swim<br />(Double Move)
+
! class="aligncenter"|Double Move
! class="aligncenter"|Swim Sprint<br />(All-out Move)
+
! class="aligncenter"|All-out Move
! class="aligncenter"|Swim Sprint<br />(km/h)
+
|-
|-
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|0
| class="aligncenter"|1
+
| class="alignright"|0 m
| class="alignright"|1 m
+
| class="alignright"|0 m
| class="alignright"|2 m
+
| class="alignright"|0 km
| class="alignright"|6 m
 
| class="alignright"|4 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|2
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|1
 
| class="alignright"|2 m
 
| class="alignright"|2 m
 
| class="alignright"|4 m
 
| class="alignright"|4 m
| class="alignright"|12 m
+
| class="alignright"|7 km
| class="alignright"|7 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|3
 
| class="alignright"|3 m
 
| class="alignright"|6 m
 
| class="alignright"|18 m
 
| class="alignright"|11 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|4
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|2
 
| class="alignright"|4 m
 
| class="alignright"|4 m
 
| class="alignright"|8 m
 
| class="alignright"|8 m
| class="alignright"|24 m
+
| class="alignright"|14 km
| class="alignright"|14 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|5
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|3
 
| class="alignright"|7 m
 
| class="alignright"|7 m
 
| class="alignright"|14 m
 
| class="alignright"|14 m
| class="alignright"|42 m
+
| class="alignright"|25 km
| class="alignright"|25 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|6
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|4
 
| class="alignright"|13 m
 
| class="alignright"|13 m
 
| class="alignright"|26 m
 
| class="alignright"|26 m
| class="alignright"|78 m
+
| class="alignright"|47 km
| class="alignright"|47 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|7
 
| class="alignright"|22 m
 
| class="alignright"|44 m
 
| class="alignright"|132 m
 
| class="alignright"|79 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|8
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|5
 
| class="alignright"|40 m
 
| class="alignright"|40 m
 
| class="alignright"|80 m
 
| class="alignright"|80 m
| class="alignright"|240 m
+
| class="alignright"|140 km
| class="alignright"|140 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|9
 
| class="alignright"|70 m
 
| class="alignright"|140 m
 
| class="alignright"|420 m
 
| class="alignright"|260 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|10
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|6
 
| class="alignright"|130 m
 
| class="alignright"|130 m
 
| class="alignright"|260 m
 
| class="alignright"|260 m
| class="alignright"|780 m
+
| class="alignright"|470 km
| class="alignright"|470 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|11
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|7
| class="alignright"|220 m
 
| class="alignright"|440 m
 
| class="alignright"|1,320 m
 
| class="alignright"|790 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|12
 
 
| class="alignright"|400 m
 
| class="alignright"|400 m
 
| class="alignright"|800 m
 
| class="alignright"|800 m
| class="alignright"|2,400 m
+
| class="alignright"|1,400 km
| class="alignright"|1,400 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|13
 
| class="alignright"|700 m
 
| class="alignright"|1,400 m
 
| class="alignright"|4,200 m
 
| class="alignright"|2,600 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|14
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|8
 
| class="alignright"|1,300 m
 
| class="alignright"|1,300 m
 
| class="alignright"|2,600 m
 
| class="alignright"|2,600 m
| class="alignright"|7,800 m
+
| class="alignright"|4,700 km
| class="alignright"|4,700 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|15
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|9
| class="alignright"|2 km
+
| class="alignright"|4 km
| class="alignright"|4 km
 
| class="alignright"|12 km
 
| class="alignright"|7,900 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|16
 
| class="alignright"|4 km
 
 
| class="alignright"|8 km
 
| class="alignright"|8 km
| class="alignright"|24 km
+
| class="alignright"|14,000 km
| class="alignright"|14,000 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|17
 
| class="alignright"|7 km
 
| class="alignright"|14 km
 
| class="alignright"|42 km
 
| class="alignright"|26,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|18
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|10
 
| class="alignright"|13 km
 
| class="alignright"|13 km
 
| class="alignright"|26 km
 
| class="alignright"|26 km
| class="alignright"|78 km
+
| class="alignright"|47,000 km
| class="alignright"|47,000 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|19
 
| class="alignright"|22 km
 
| class="alignright"|44 km
 
| class="alignright"|132 km
 
| class="alignright"|79,000 km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|20
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|11
 
| class="alignright"|40 km
 
| class="alignright"|40 km
 
| class="alignright"|80 km
 
| class="alignright"|80 km
| class="alignright"|240 km
+
| class="alignright"|140,000 km
| class="alignright"|140,000 km/h
+
|-
|}
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|12
 
+
| class="alignright"|130 km
===Super Teleportation===
+
| class="alignright"|260 km
:''Move action, costs Willpower''
+
| class="alignright"|470,000 km
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Teleportation|Teleportation]]
+
|-
 
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|13
Super Teleportation is a self-only power which permits the character to travel incredible distances without traversing the intervening space. The character's Power Level is added to their Agility for the purpose of determining their base move, double move, and all-out move.
+
| class="alignright"|400 km
 
+
| class="alignright"|800 km
 
+
| class="alignright"|1,400,000 km
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
 
|+Table: Super Teleportation
 
|-  
 
! class="aligncenter"|Agility +<br />Power Level
 
! class="aligncenter"|Base Move
 
! class="aligncenter"|Double Move
 
! class="aligncenter"|All-out Move
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|1
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|14
| class="alignright"|2 m
+
| class="alignright"|1,300 km
| class="alignright"|4 m
+
| class="alignright"|2,600 km
| class="alignright"|7 km
+
| class="alignright"|4,700,000 km
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|2
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|15
| class="alignright"|4 m
+
| class="alignright"|4,000 km
| class="alignright"|8 m
+
| class="alignright"|8,000 km
| class="alignright"|14 km
+
| class="alignright"|14,000,000 km
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|3
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|16
| class="alignright"|7 m
+
| class="alignright"|13,000 km
| class="alignright"|14 m
+
| class="alignright"|26,000 km
| class="alignright"|25 km
+
| class="alignright"|47,000,000 km
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|4
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|17
| class="alignright"|13 m
+
| class="alignright"|40,000 km
| class="alignright"|26 m
+
| class="alignright"|80,000 km
| class="alignright"|47 km
+
| class="alignright"|140,000,000 km
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|5
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|18
| class="alignright"|40 m
+
| class="alignright"|130,000 km
| class="alignright"|80 m
+
| class="alignright"|260,000 km
| class="alignright"|140 km
+
| class="alignright"|470,000,000 km
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|6
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|19
| class="alignright"|130 m
+
| class="alignright"|400,000 km
| class="alignright"|260 m
+
| class="alignright"|800,000 km
| class="alignright"|470 km
+
| class="alignright"|0.99 light years
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|7
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|20
| class="alignright"|400 m
+
| class="alignright"|1,300,000 km
| class="alignright"|800 m
+
| class="alignright"|2,600,000 km
| class="alignright"|1,400 km
+
| class="alignright"|0.9999 light years
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|8
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|21
| class="alignright"|1,300 m
+
| class="alignright"|4,000,000 km
| class="alignright"|2,600 m
+
| class="alignright"|8,000,000 km
| class="alignright"|4,700 km
+
| class="alignright"|0.999999 light years
|-
+
|}
| class="aligncenter"|9
+
 
| class="alignright"|4 km
+
 
| class="alignright"|8 km
+
===Time Travel===
| class="alignright"|14,000 km
+
:''Move action''
|-
+
:''Self-only power''
| class="aligncenter"|10
+
 
| class="alignright"|13 km
+
Time Travel is a self-only power which permits the character to traverse the time stream, stepping into the past or the future. Depending on the method used, the character may be able to take others with them. Whether the time traveler can change the past or simply creates a divergent time stream is a bone of contention among philosophers and temporal physicists (the Kalos Universe generally assumes the latter). Time Travel is a plot dependent power and may not always be available, at the GM's discretion.
| class="alignright"|26 km
+
 
| class="alignright"|47,000 km
+
<div id="Transformation Ray"></div>
 +
===[Transformation] Ray===
 +
:''Standard action''
 +
:''Ranged alteration attack''
 +
 
 +
[Transformation] Ray is a ranged alteration attack which allows a character to use a self-only alteration power as an attack. Attacking with [Transformation] Ray requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target. If the target has Alteration Resistance, they may add it to their defense. [Transformation] Ray ignores Damage Resistance.
 +
 
 +
The power being used as an attack is under the control of the character with the [Transformation] Ray power; the target of the ray has no control over the power. The specific personal power to be used as an attack must be chosen when this power is purchased. Available self-only alteration powers which may be used as attacks with [Transformation] Ray are:
 +
 
 +
* [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Density_Control|Density Control]]
 +
* [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Element_Form|[Element] Form]]
 +
* [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Growth|Growth]]
 +
* [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Intangibility|Intangibility]]
 +
* [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Invisibility|Invisibility]]
 +
* [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Shapeshifting|Shapeshifting]]
 +
* [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Shrinking|Shrinking]]
 +
 
 +
To recover from the transformation, the target must use a standard action to attempt a Survival (Brawn) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Alteration Resistance, they may add it to this roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they recover from the transformation. If the target has not recovered from the [Transformation] Ray by the end of the scene, then they recover from it shortly thereafter.
 +
 
 +
===Tunneling===
 +
:''Move action''
 +
:''Self-only power''
 +
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Super Tunneling|Super Tunneling]]
 +
 
 +
Tunneling is a self-only power which permits the character to move through the earth as easily as other people move through water. However, the character is unable to pass through force fields and other energy barriers. The character's base move, double move, and all-out move while tunneling are based on their Power Level.
 +
 
 +
The character may choose to leave a hole through which others may follow, or not, at any time.
 +
 
 +
 
 +
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
 +
|+Table: Tunneling
 +
|-
 +
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
 +
! class="aligncenter"|Base Move
 +
! class="aligncenter"|Double Move
 +
! class="aligncenter"|All-out Move
 +
! class="aligncenter"|km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|11
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|0
| class="alignright"|40 km
+
| class="alignright"|0 m
| class="alignright"|80 km
+
| class="alignright"|0 m
| class="alignright"|140,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|0 m
 +
| class="alignright"|0 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|12
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|1
| class="alignright"|130 km
+
| class="alignright"|1 m
| class="alignright"|260 km
+
| class="alignright"|2 m
| class="alignright"|470,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|6 m
 +
| class="alignright"|4 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|13
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|2
| class="alignright"|400 km
+
| class="alignright"|2 m
| class="alignright"|800 km
+
| class="alignright"|4 m
| class="alignright"|1,400,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|12 m
 +
| class="alignright"|7 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|14
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|3
| class="alignright"|1,300 km
+
| class="alignright"|3 m
| class="alignright"|2,600 km
+
| class="alignright"|6 m
| class="alignright"|4,700,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|18 m
 +
| class="alignright"|11 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|15
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|4
| class="alignright"|4,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|4 m
| class="alignright"|8,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|8 m
| class="alignright"|14,000,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|24 m
 +
| class="alignright"|14 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|16
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|5
| class="alignright"|13,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|13 m
| class="alignright"|26,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|26 m
| class="alignright"|47,000,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|78 m
 +
| class="alignright"|47 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|17
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|6
| class="alignright"|40,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|40 m
| class="alignright"|80,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|80 m
| class="alignright"|140,000,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|240 m
 +
| class="alignright"|140 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|18
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|7
| class="alignright"|130,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|130 m
| class="alignright"|260,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|260 m
| class="alignright"|470,000,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|780 m
 +
| class="alignright"|470 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|19
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|8
| class="alignright"|400,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|400 m
| class="alignright"|800,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|800 m
| class="alignright"|0.99 light years
+
| class="alignright"|2,400 m
 +
| class="alignright"|1,400 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|20
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|9
| class="alignright"|1,300,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|1,300 m
| class="alignright"|2,600,000 km
+
| class="alignright"|2,600 m
| class="alignright"|0.9999 light years
+
| class="alignright"|7,800 m
|}
+
| class="alignright"|4,700 km/h
 
 
===Super Tunneling===
 
:''Move action, costs Willpower''
 
:''Prerequisite:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Tunneling|Tunneling]]
 
 
 
Super Tunneling is a self-only power which permits the character to move through the earth impossibly fast. The character's Power Level is added to their Agility for the purpose of determining their base move, double move, and all-out move.
 
 
 
 
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
 
|+Table: Super Tunneling
 
|-
 
! class="aligncenter"|Agility +<br />Power Level
 
! class="aligncenter"|Base Move
 
! class="aligncenter"|Double Move
 
! class="aligncenter"|All-out Move
 
! class="aligncenter"|km/h
 
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|1
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|10
| class="alignright"|1 m
+
| class="alignright"|4 km
| class="alignright"|2 m
+
| class="alignright"|8 km
| class="alignright"|6 m
+
| class="alignright"|24 km
| class="alignright"|4 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|14,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|2
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|11
| class="alignright"|2 m
+
| class="alignright"|13 km
| class="alignright"|4 m
+
| class="alignright"|26 km
| class="alignright"|12 m
+
| class="alignright"|78 km
| class="alignright"|7 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|47,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|3
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|12
| class="alignright"|3 m
+
| class="alignright"|40 km
| class="alignright"|6 m
+
| class="alignright"|80 km
| class="alignright"|18 m
+
| class="alignright"|240 km
| class="alignright"|11 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|140,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|4
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|13
| class="alignright"|4 m
+
| class="alignright"|130 km
| class="alignright"|8 m
+
| class="alignright"|260 km
| class="alignright"|24 m
+
| class="alignright"|780 km
| class="alignright"|14 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|470,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|5
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|14
| class="alignright"|7 m
+
| class="alignright"|400 km
| class="alignright"|14 m
+
| class="alignright"|800 km
| class="alignright"|42 m
+
| class="alignright"|2,400 km
| class="alignright"|25 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|1,400,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|6
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|15
| class="alignright"|13 m
+
| class="alignright"|1,300 km
| class="alignright"|26 m
+
| class="alignright"|2,600 km
| class="alignright"|78 m
+
| class="alignright"|7,800 km
| class="alignright"|47 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|4,700,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|7
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|16
| class="alignright"|22 m
+
| class="alignright"|4,000 km
| class="alignright"|44 m
+
| class="alignright"|8,000 km
| class="alignright"|132 m
+
| class="alignright"|24,000 km
| class="alignright"|79 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|14,000,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|8
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|17
| class="alignright"|40 m
+
| class="alignright"|13,000 km
| class="alignright"|80 m
+
| class="alignright"|26,000 km
| class="alignright"|240 m
+
| class="alignright"|78,000 km
| class="alignright"|140 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|47,000,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|9
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|18
| class="alignright"|70 m
+
| class="alignright"|40,000 km
| class="alignright"|140 m
+
| class="alignright"|80,000 km
| class="alignright"|420 m
+
| class="alignright"|240,000 km
| class="alignright"|260 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|140,000,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|10
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|19
| class="alignright"|130 m
+
| class="alignright"|130,000 km
| class="alignright"|260 m
+
| class="alignright"|260,000 km
| class="alignright"|780 m
+
| class="alignright"|780,000 km
| class="alignright"|470 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|470,000,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|11
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell-alt"|20
| class="alignright"|220 m
+
| class="alignright"|400,000 km
| class="alignright"|440 m
+
| class="alignright"|800,000 km
| class="alignright"|1,320 m
+
| class="alignright"|2,400,000 km
| class="alignright"|790 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|1,400,000,000 km/h
 
|-
 
|-
| class="aligncenter"|12
+
! class="aligncenter h2cell"|21
| class="alignright"|400 m
+
| class="alignright"|1,300,000 km
| class="alignright"|800 m
+
| class="alignright"|2,600,000 km
| class="alignright"|2,400 m
+
| class="alignright"|7,800,000 km
| class="alignright"|1,400 km/h
+
| class="alignright"|4,700,000,000 km/h
|-
+
|}
| class="aligncenter"|13
 
| class="alignright"|700 m
 
| class="alignright"|1,400 m
 
| class="alignright"|4,200 m
 
| class="alignright"|2,600 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|14
 
| class="alignright"|1,300 m
 
| class="alignright"|2,600 m
 
| class="alignright"|7,800 m
 
| class="alignright"|4,700 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|15
 
| class="alignright"|2 km
 
| class="alignright"|4 km
 
| class="alignright"|12 km
 
| class="alignright"|7,900 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|16
 
| class="alignright"|4 km
 
| class="alignright"|8 km
 
| class="alignright"|24 km
 
| class="alignright"|14,000 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|17
 
| class="alignright"|7 km
 
| class="alignright"|14 km
 
| class="alignright"|42 km
 
| class="alignright"|26,000 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|18
 
| class="alignright"|13 km
 
| class="alignright"|26 km
 
| class="alignright"|78 km
 
| class="alignright"|47,000 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|19
 
| class="alignright"|22 km
 
| class="alignright"|44 km
 
| class="alignright"|132 km
 
| class="alignright"|79,000 km/h
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|20
 
| class="alignright"|40 km
 
| class="alignright"|80 km
 
| class="alignright"|240 km
 
| class="alignright"|140,000 km/h
 
|}
 
 
 
===Telekinesis===
 
:''Standard action''
 
 
 
Telekinesis is a ranged special attack which permits a character to grapple a character or object without touching it. Attacking with Telekinesis requires a successful Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. Grabbing inanimate objects with Telekinesis is generally automatic, unless the GM wants to make it difficult for some reason.
 
 
 
If the attacker's roll is equal to or greater than the defender's roll, the target is [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Actions#Restrained_Characters|restrained]]. A restrained character is not helpless, but they can't use move actions until they break free of the Telekinesis. A restrained character incurs a penalty die on all rolls other than rolls to escape the Telekinesis.
 
 
 
The maximum mass the character can lift with their Telekinesis is based on the character's Power Level.
 
 
 
'''Psychokinesis:''' The character's Telekinesis is a mental attack rather than a normal one. Attacking with Psychokinesis requires a successful Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of the target if the target has Mental Resistance. To break free of Psychokinesis, the restrained character must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker; if the restrained character has Mental Resistance, they add their Power Level to this roll. If the attacker with Psychokinesis wishes to squeeze the restrained character, they must use a standard action to make a Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of the target if the target has Mental Resistance. Unlike other mental attacks, Psychokinesis causes normal Endurance damage.
 
 
 
 
 
{| cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" class="wikitable zebra"
 
|+Table: Telekinesis
 
|-
 
! class="aligncenter"|Power Level
 
! class="aligncenter"|Lift
 
! class="aligncenter"|Throw (25 kg)
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|0
 
| class="alignright"|25 kg
 
| class="alignright"|1 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|1
 
| class="alignright"|55 kg
 
| class="alignright"|1 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|2
 
| class="alignright"|120 kg
 
| class="alignright"|2 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|3
 
| class="alignright"|260 kg
 
| class="alignright"|5 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|4
 
| class="alignright"|550 kg
 
| class="alignright"|11 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|5
 
| class="alignright"|1,700 kg
 
| class="alignright"|35 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|6
 
| class="alignright"|5,500 kg
 
| class="alignright"|110 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|7
 
| class="alignright"|17 t
 
| class="alignright"|350 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|8
 
| class="alignright"|55 t
 
| class="alignright"|1,100 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|9
 
| class="alignright"|170 t
 
| class="alignright"|3,500 m
 
|-
 
| class="aligncenter"|10
 
| class="alignright"|550 t
 
| class="alignright"|11 km
 
|}
 
#'''Lift''' indicates the greatest weight that a character can "deadlift" with Telekinesis (pick up off the ground to the level of the hips). A character carrying or supporting such a weight with their Telekinesis can take at most one or two steps per turn. A character can move normally while carrying a weight corresponding to one less than their Power Level. For example, a character with Power Level 8 could carry up to 17 tonnes and suffer no penalties to their movement while doing so.
 
#'''Throw (25 kg)''' indicates the farthest distance that a character with Telekinesis could throw a compact object weighing 25 kg. To see how far a character can throw heavier objects, subtract the Power Level required to lift the object from the character's total Power Level. Look up the difference in the "Power Level" column: this indicates how far the character can throw the object. For example, a character with Power Level 8 could throw an object weighing 65 kg (such as a cooperative slender human) up to 350 meters.
 
 
 
 
 
====Breaking Free Of Telekinesis====
 
 
 
To break free of Telekinesis, the restrained character must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Brawn) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Telekinesis. If the target has not broken free of the Telekinesis by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter. Alternately, the attacker may release the restrained character at any time, without using an action.
 
 
 
====Hurting A Held Target====
 
 
 
If the attacker wishes to squeeze the restrained character, they must use a standard action to make a Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) roll against 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility) of the target, or 8 + Ranged Combat (Agility + Power Level) of the target if the target has Damage Resistance or Force Field. If the attacker succeeds at this roll, then the target's Endurance is reduced by 1 for every 2 the attack roll succeeds by (exact roll = 1, exact roll + 2 = 2, exact roll + 4 = 3).
 
 
 
====Moving A Held Target====
 
 
 
If the attacker wishes to move the restrained character, they must use another standard action. The distance an attacker may move the defender is based on the Power Level of the attacker and the mass of the restrained character. First, look up the mass of the defender or object to be moved in the "Lift" column (rounded in the character's favour), and find the corresponding Power Level for that mass. Subtract that from the Power Level of the attacker, and look up that resulting value in the "Throw" column. This is how far the attacker can move or throw the held character.
 
 
 
===Telepathy===
 
:''Standard action''
 
:''Follow through powers:'' [[Bulletproof_Blues_4e_EN:Powers#Mind_Control|Mind Control]]
 
[[File:BB3 Telepathy chart.png|633px]]
 
 
 
Telepathy is a ranged mental attack which permits a character to communicate directly with the mind of another person. However, if the willing target of Telepathy also has Telepathy, the maximum distance between the two telepaths is effectively unlimited.
 
 
 
To communicate directly with the mind of an unwilling person, the character must succeed at a Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) roll against 8 + Mental Combat (Presence) of the target, or 8 + Mental Combat (Presence + Power Level) of the target if the target has Mental Resistance. With a successful attack roll, the attacker may mentally communicate with the target and may read their surface thoughts. The attacker may read the target's memories if the attacker achieves a margin of success of 3 or more (each memory viewed requires a separate roll).
 
 
 
To break free of Telepathy, the target must use a standard action to make a successful Survival (Presence) roll against 8 + Power Level of the attacker. If the target has Mental Resistance, they add their Power Level to their roll. If the target succeeds at this roll, they break free of the Telepathy. If the target has not broken free of the Telepathy by the end of the scene, then they break free of it shortly thereafter.
 
 
 
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