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Effect List
Record Count: 22

Potion of Healing (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 3 Active Points: 20
Details
Keywords
Healing, Potion
Description
Some potions have multiple potions in one flask, but its generally safer to have smaller containers holding one use each due to the fragile nature of the typical potion flask. Some potion flasks are made out of sturdier materials however (remove Fragile from Focus).
Effect
Healing BODY 2d6 (20 Active Points); 1 Charge which Never Recovers (-4), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2)

Potion of Animal Speech (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 2 Active Points: 15
Details
Keywords
Potion
Effect
Beast Speech (15 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute which Never Recovers (-3), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4)

Potion of Polymorph (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 32
Details
Keywords
Transmogrify, Potion
Effect
Shape Shift (Sight, Smell/Taste, Hearing, Touch and Mental Groups, limited group of shapes), {[Natural]} (32 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day which Never Recovers (-1 3/4), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4)

Wand of Fire bolts (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 4 Active Points: 25
Details
Keywords
Fire, Wand
Description
DEF 5

NOTE: Wands are generally found with differing numbers of Charges. The number of Charges a Wand currently has will affect its market value as well.
Effect
Ranged Killing Attack 2d6-1 (vs. ED) ({[Natural]~[Fire]}), Requires A Nature Magic Skill Roll (No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll; +0) (25 Active Points); Independent (-2), 34 Charges which Never Recover (-1 3/4), OAF (Wand; -1), Gestures (Make Gestures With Wand; -1/4)

(HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Unknown Source: Unknown
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 28
Details
Keywords
Force, Wand
Description
DEF: 6

NOTE: Wands have differing numbers of Charges.
Effect
Energy Blast 1d6+1 (vs. ED), Requires A Skill Roll (No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll; Evocation; +0), Area of Efect Hex: Accurate (+1/2), Affects Desol Any form of Desolidification (+1/2), NND ([Standard]; Shield Spell and Magics based on it, [Force] effects; +1), Does BODY (+1) (28 Active Points); 38 Charges which Never Recover (-1 3/4), OAF (Wand; -1), Gestures (Make Arcane Gestures With Wand; -1/4)

Potion of Greater Healing (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Unknown Source: Unknown
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 4 Active Points: 30
Details
Keywords
Healing, Potion
Description
Some potions have multiple potions in one flask, but its generally safer to have smaller containers holding one use each due to the fragile nature of the typical potion flask. Some potion flasks are made out of sturdier materials however (remove Fragile from Focus).
Effect
Healing BODY 3d6 (30 Active Points); 1 Charge which Never Recovers (-4), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2)

Potion of Bark Skin (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 8 Active Points: 45
Details
Keywords
Transmogrify, Potion
Description
This potion changes the drinker's skin into a thick damage resistant bark for up to a Day.
Effect
Armor (10 PD/7 ED) ({[Natural]}), Difficult To Dispel (x2 Active Points; +1/4), Hardened (x2; +1/2) (45 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day which Never Recovers (-1 3/4), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1/2), Restrainable (-1/2), Visible (-1/4)

(HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 35
Details
Keywords
Investing, Potion
Description
This potion is carried in a wineskin rather than a vial or decanter and thus looks innocuous.
Effect
Aid BODY 2d6, Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per 20 Minutes; +3/4) (35 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), IAF Fragile (-3/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2)

Potion of Superior Healing (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 40
Details
Keywords
Potion
Description
Some potions have multiple potions in one flask, but its generally safer to have smaller containers holding one use each due to the fragile nature of the typical potion flask. Some potion flasks are made out of sturdier materials however (remove Fragile from Focus).
Effect
Healing BODY 4d6 (40 Active Points); 6 Charges which Never Recover (-2 3/4), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2)

Potion of Flight (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 18 Active Points: 60
Details
Keywords
Potion
Effect
Flight 20", 2 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Hour each (+0), Persistent (+1/2) (60 Active Points); OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2)

(HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 6 Active Points: 40
Details
Keywords
Investing, Potion
Effect
Aid 2d6, STR, DEX, CON, BODY simultaneously (+1) (40 Active Points); 3 Charges which Never Recover (-3 1/4), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Restrainable (-1/2)

Potion of Invisibility (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 11 Active Points: 37
Details
Keywords
Potion
Effect
Invisibility to Sight Group, No Fringe, 3 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Hour each (+1/4) (37 Active Points); OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2)

(HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 44
Details
Keywords
Healing, Potion
Description
This Potion uses the optional Healing rules for healing damage / drains to Characteristics.
Effect
Healing, Ability Loss Damage 3 1/2d6, any Ability Loss Damage To A Characteristic, One Characteristic At A Time (+1/4) (44 Active Points); 6 Charges which Never Recover (-2 3/4), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2)

Potion of Cure Poison (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 75
Details
Keywords
Healing, Potion
Effect
Dispel Poison 20d6, any Poison effect one at a time (+1/4) (75 Active Points); 3 Boostable Charges which Never Recover (-3), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4)

Potion of Greater Protection (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 5 Active Points: 31
Details
Keywords
Protective, Potion
Effect
Force Field (3 PD/3 ED/3 Mental Defense/3 Power Defense/3 Flash Defense: Hearing Group/3 Flash Defense: Sight Group), Invisible to Hearing, and Sight Groups (+3/4) (31 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute which Never Recovers (-3), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4)

Potion of Resurrection (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 75
Details
Keywords
Healing, Scroll
Effect
Healing BODY 5 1/2d6, Resurrection, {[General]~[Healing]} (75 Active Points); 1 Recoverable Charge (-1 1/4), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Only On Corpse That Has Been Dead No Longer Than 2 Decades (-1), Requires A Faith Skill Roll (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Requires Light To Use (-1/4)

Scroll of Detect Invisible (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 4 Active Points: 22
Details
Keywords
Divining, Scroll
Effect
Detect Invisible 11- (Sight Group), Discriminatory, Analyze, Ethereal, Increased Arc Of Perception (240 Degrees) (22 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour which Never Recovers (-2 1/4), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Divination or Spellcraft; -1/2), Requires Light To Use (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4)

Wall of Stone Scroll (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 90
Details
Keywords
Cold, Scroll
Effect
Entangle 6d6, 10 DEF (Stops A Given Sense Group Sight Group) (90 Active Points); 1 Charge which Never Recovers (-4), OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Only To Form Barriers (-1), Vulnerable (Very Common; Fire; -1), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Evocation or Spellcraft; -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Requires Light To Use (-1/4)

(HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 30
Details
Keywords
Pattern, Wand
Description
DEF 6

NOTE: Wands are generally found with differing numbers of Charges. The number of Charges a Wand currently has will affect its market value as well.
Effect
Sight Group Flash 3d6, Area Of Effect Cone: 4" (+1) (30 Active Points); 22 Charges which Never Recover (-1 3/4), OAF (Wand; -1), No Range (-1/2)

(HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 45
Details
Keywords
Fire, Wand
Description
DEF 9

NOTE: Wands are generally found with differing numbers of Charges. The number of Charges a Wand currently has will affect its market value as well.
Effect
Ranged Killing Attack 3d6 (vs. ED) (45 Active Points); 22 Charges which Never Recover (-1 3/4), OAF (Wand; -1)

Potion of Strength (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 35
Details
Keywords
Investing, Potion
Description
This potion is carried in a wineskin rather than a vial or decanter and thus looks innocuous.
Effect
Aid Strength 2d6, Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per 20 Minutes; +3/4) (35 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), IAF Fragile (wineskin, -3/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2)

Potion of Flight (HERO System 5th Edition) Errata
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect Type: Item Effect Category: Ephemeral Magic
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 30
Details
Keywords
Potion
Effect
Flight 10", 2 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Hour each (+0), Persistent (+1/2) (60 Active Points); OAF Fragile (-1 1/4), Restrainable (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2)