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Accessorize, Nip and Tuck View
Sortilege High Society Level 0
Real Cost: 3 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Glamer
Description
The Sortiligist fusses over clothing making adjustments, mixing and matching, and magically a new wardrobe is affected.
Effect
Cosmetic Transform 2d6 (Clothes Into Any Other Clothing, Dispel Magic), Lingering +1 Phase (+1/4), Improved Target Group (+1/4) (15 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Extra Phase (-1 3/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), No Range (-1/2), Limited Target (Clothes Only; -1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points High Society; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Audio Enhancement View
Sortilege Oratory Level 0
Real Cost: 4 Active Points: 14
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Figment
Description
The Sortiligist augments his voice, making it easier for people to hear him speak.
Effect
Hearing Group Images, 1" radius, +/-3 to PER Roll (14 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Incantations, throughout (Complex; -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points Oratory; -1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Blinding Dweomer Light View
Sortilege Performance Level 0
Real Cost: 3 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Light
Description
The Sortiligist hums a few bars of giddy music and a shimmering ball of light appears.
Effect
Sight Group Images Increases Size (4" radius; +1/2) (15 Active Points); Set Effect (-1), Only To Create Light (-1), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Performance; -1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Blinding Dweomer Light View
Sortilege Performance Level 0
Real Cost: 3 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Light
Description
The Sortiligist hums a few bars of giddy music and a shimmering ball of light appears, streaking off to strike an opponent in the eyes
Effect
Sight Group Flash 3d6 (15 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Requires A Performance Roll (-1/2), Incantations (Song) (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Charming Grace View
Sortilege High Society Level 0
Real Cost: 6 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Glamer
Description
The Sortiligist must succeed at an opposed High Society Skill Roll vs each individual they wish to use the extra PRE against. Obviously the Sortiligist does not get to include the bonus PRE of the Spell itself to these rolls. Charming / Intoxicating / Unassailable Grace do not stack with one another.
Effect
+15 PRE, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (15 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -3/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll, RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests High Society vs High Society; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Confused Muttering View
Sortilege Conversation Level 0
Real Cost: 5 Active Points: 13
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The Sortiligist runs a person around in verbal circles, leaving them unable to communicate effectively for several hours.
Effect
Negative Skill Levels (-3 with Conversation), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 6 Hours (+0), Difficult To Dispel (x4 Active Points; +1/2) (13 Active Points); Requires A Conversation Skill vs Conversation Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points, RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests; -1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, -1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Distraction View
Sortilege Persuasion Level 0
Real Cost: 4 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist banters with opponents in combat distracting their aim. NOTE: these DCV levels are not usable against opponents unable to hear the Sortiligist due to deafness, distance, or some other factor.
Effect
+3 with DCV (15 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/4), Incantations (Witty Banter) (throughout; Voice Range (Those Who Cannot Hear Are Not Affected); -1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Persuasion; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Hear Deception View
Sortilege Interrogation Level 0
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Description
The Sortiligist can sometimes tell when he is being lied to (but no details).
Effect
Detect Lie 16- (Unusual Group), Range, Sense, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (15 Active Points); Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Requires An Interrogation Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Indifference View
Sortilege High Society Level 0
Real Cost: 6 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting
Description
The Sortiligist adopts an aloof manner which shields him from mind affecting abilities.
Effect
+15 Mental Defense (15 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate, -3/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points High Society; -1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Portrait of Words View
Sortilege Oratory Level 0
Real Cost: 4 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Figment
Description
As the Sortiligist speaks, shadowy images appear, resolving themselves into glorious moving pictures illustrating whatever story he is telling. Everyone is aware that they are just lllusions -- more for entertainment or illustrative purposes.
Effect
Sight Group Images, Increases Size (4" radius; +1/2) (15 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, -3/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 20 Minutes (-1/2), Incantations, throughout (Complex; -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV, Must Concentrate throughout use of Constant Power (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points Oratory; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Resonant Resistance View
Sortilege Performance Level 0
Real Cost: 4 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Description
The Sortiligist Sings a little Melody which stays in the recipients head for the duration, granting a modicum of protection from unusual attacks.
Effect
+4 Mental Defense, Usable By Other (+1/4), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2) (8 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Requires A Performance Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4) (Real Cost: 2)
plus
PowD (4 points), Usable By Other (+1/4), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2) (7 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Requires A Performance Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4) (Real Cost: 2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Seductive Speech View
Sortilege Seduction Level 0
Real Cost: 3 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Glamer
Description
Record the result of the Sortiligist's seduction roll when they cast the spell to improve their appearance. During the duration of the effect persons observing the Sortiligist get a free INT roll with a penalty equal to the amount by which the Sortiligist made their casting roll; success indicates that person is unaffected by the extra COM.
Effect
+20 COM, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (10 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1), Requires A Skill Roll (RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests; Seduction vs INT; -3/4), Concentration (0 DCV; -1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Sonic Irritator View
Sortilege Performance Level 0
Real Cost: 4 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic
Description
The Sortiligist makes a loud noise and channels it's energy as a painful attack on the ears of one unlucky foe.
Effect
Energy Blast 1d6 (vs. FD (Hearing)), Area of Efect Hex: Accurate (+1/2), AVLD (FD (Hearing); +1 1/2) (15 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Soothing Vibrations View
Sortilege Performance Level 0
Real Cost: 3 Active Points: 10
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Charm, Mind-Affecting
Description
(Fantasy Hero, page 105-106) A character with this Talent has such a melodious voice, or such a talent for speaking or singing, that he can almost instantly attract an audience.
Effect
Fascination Talent (10 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Character May Take No Other Actions, -1 1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance vs EGO; -1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Speak with Animals View
Sortilege Animal Handling Level 0
Real Cost: 5 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Charm, Mind-Affecting
Description
The Sortiligist can communicate with Animals for up to 1 day (unless dispelled or nullified by Anti-Magic.
Effect
Beast Speech, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (15 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Requires An Animal Handling Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Trading Leverage View
Sortilege Trading Level 0
Real Cost: 6 Active Points: 13
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The Sortiligist cross barters the target into a corner, enabling them to take advantage of the target with subsequent trading transactions.
Effect
Negative Skill Levels (-2 with Trading), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), Invisible to Hearing, and Sight Groups (Visible To Mystic Senses; +3/4) (13 Active Points); Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Trading; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Trailsong View
Sortilege Performance Level 0
Real Cost: 6 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Investing
Description
The Sortiligist sings a rousing trailsong. While the Sortiligist sings, up to 32 people are magically sustained and may go without food and sleep for the duration.
Effect
Trailsong: Life Support (Eating Character does not eat; Sleeping Character does not sleep), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0), Usable Simultaneously (up to 32 people at once; +1 1/2) (15 Active Points); Incantations (throughout; -1/2), Others Only (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Battalion Trailsong View
Sortilege Performance Level 1
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Description
The Sortiligist sings a rousing trailsong. While the Sortiligist sings, over 32000 people are magically sustained and may go without food and sleep for the duration. This comes in handy when Armys are on the move.
Effect
Life Support (Eating: Character does not eat; Sleeping: Character does not sleep), Usable Simultaneously (up to 32768 people at once; +4) (30 Active Points); Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Incantations, throughout (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points Performance; -1/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Battering Barter View
Sortilege Trading Level 1
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 24
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The Sortiligist cross barters the target into a stupor, leaving them unable to bargain effectively for 25 years.
Effect
Negative Skill Levels (-2 with Trading), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), Invisible to Hearing, and Sight Groups (Visible To Mystic Senses; +3/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 25 Years (+1 3/4) (24 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, -3/4), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Trading; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Beckon Creature I View
Sortilege Animal Handling Level 1
Real Cost: 5 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist hums, sings, whistles, chants, talks, or otherwise speaks, calling forth fantastic creatures who are enthralled by the sounds he makes. They will serve him loyally unless overtly endangered or dismissed.
Effect
Summon 75-point Common Fantasy Creature, Expanded Class of Beings Very Limited Group (Animal Handler: Other: Common Fantasy Creatures; +1/4), Devoted (+3/4) (30 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Delayed Phase, -1 1/2), Summoned Being Must Inhabit Locale (-1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Arrives Under Own Power (-1/2), Requires An Animal Handling Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Forced Gaffe View
Sortilege High Society Level 1
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 27
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The Sortiligist trades a few words with the target, traps them into a boorish remark, and thereafter the target will make one gaffe after another..
Effect
Negative Skill Levels (-6 with High Society), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 6 Hours (+0), Difficult To Dispel (x4 Active Points; +1/2) (27 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, -3/4), Requires A High Society Skill vs Spell Resistance Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points, RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests; -1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Golden Tongued View
Sortilege Conversation Level 1
Real Cost: 8 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting
Description
With a minute or so of exposure to a new language, the Sortiligist is able to make himself understood in almost any tongue.
Effect
Universal Translator 21-, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (30 Active Points); Spoken Only (-1), Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1), Requires A Conversation Roll (-1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Hard Bargain View
Sortilege Trading Level 1
Real Cost: 5 Active Points: 22
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist sends out out a mental urging to target to agree to a specific price for an item.
Effect
Mind Control 1d6 (standard effect: 3 points) (Human class of minds), Telepathic (+1/4), Invisible Power Effects, Hide effects of Power (Fully Invisible; +1), Continuous (+1), Cumulative (48 points; +1 1/4) (22 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Delayed Phase, -1 1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Set Effect (Only to Get Target To Agree To A Price; -1/2), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Trading; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Impressive Mein View
Sortilege Seduction Level 1
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Charm, Mind-Affecting
Description
The Sortiligist must make a Seduction Roll vs each person they wish to affect with their improved PRE. Obviously this roll does not itself benefit from the bonus PRE.
Effect
+30 PRE, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (30 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, -3/4), Concentration (0 DCV; -1/2), Mental Defense Applies (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points, RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests; Seduction; -1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Improved Distraction View
Sortilege Persuasion Level 1
Real Cost: 8 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist banters with opponents in combat distracting their aim. NOTE: these DCV levels are not usable against opponents unable to hear the Sortiligist due to deafness, distance, or some other factor.
Effect
+6 with DCV (30 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/4), Incantations (Witty Banter) (throughout; Voice Range (Those Who Cannot Hear Are Not Affected); -1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Persuasion; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Improved Hear Deception View
Sortilege Interrogation Level 1
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Description
The Sortiligist can tell when he is being lied to and often can determine details regarding the lie.
Effect
Detect Lie 21- (Unusual Group), Discriminatory, Analyze, Range, Sense, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (30 Active Points); Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Requires An Interrogation Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Lesser Wall of Sound View
Sortilege Performance Level 1
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Force
Description
The Sortiligist talks, sings, or otherwise makes meaningful noise and for the duration a barrier of pure sound appears.
Effect
Force Wall (8 PD) (Opaque Hearing Group) (30 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Limited Coverage [1-60] Degrees (Size And Shape Of A Shield; -1), Incantations (throughout; -1/2), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Requires A Magic Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Make Friends View
Sortilege Conversation Level 1
Real Cost: 5 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Charm, Mind-Affecting
Description
The Sortiligist seems very charming to their target, likely gaining preferential treatment. The effect lasts for a week unless dispelled or nullified.
Effect
+30 PRE, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Week (+0) (30 Active Points); Only vs 1 Person (-1), Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, -3/4), Requires A Conversation (-1/20 AP) vs Conversation Skill Roll (RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests, Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/2), Concentration (0 DCV; -1/2), Language-Dependent (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Messages on the Wind View
Sortilege Oratory Level 1
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Figment
Description
The Sortiligist speaks a message of up to 20 minutes long, which magically travels any distance to be heard only by the intended recipients. Unwilling recipients can opt not to listen to the message. The Sortiligist knows when the message is not received.
Effect
Mind Link, Human class of minds, Specific Group of Minds, Any distance, No LOS Needed, Number of Minds (x2) (30 Active Points); One Way (-1), Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, -3/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 20 Minutes (-1/2), Incantations, throughout (Complex; -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV, throughout (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points Oratory; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Minor Aural Barrage View
Sortilege Performance Level 1
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic
Description
The Sortiligist starts a audible rythym which continues to play in the background, causing fatigue and apathy in those who hear it for up to 1 Minute.
Effect
Drain STUN 0 1/2d6, Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Minute; +1/4), Personal Immunity (+1/4), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), AVLD (Flash Defense: Hearing; +3/4), Continuous (+1), Area of Effect Radius: 8", Selective Conforming (+2 1/4) (30 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Minor Cloak of Noise View
Sortilege Performance Level 1
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 25
Provider: Unknown Source: AD&D 2e Supplement
Keywords
Sonic
Description
The Sortiligist makes any kind of noise, and mystically magnifies it to the point that all anyone can hear is a dull pitched ringing in their own ears.
Effect
Darkness to Hearing Group 4" radius, Personal Immunity (+1/4) (25 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Incantations (Requires Incantations throughout; -1/2), No Range (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Minor Lullaby View
Sortilege Performance Level 1
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Mind-Affecting, Sleep, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist hums a lullaby; the targets are affected by it but do not detect the lullaby itself or realize they are growing tired unnaturally (IPE, Hide Affects); those not in the AoE may hear the lullaby however.
Effect
Suppress STUN 1d6+1, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 6 Hours (+0), Area Of Effect Radius: 2", Selective (+1 1/4), Invisible Power Effects, Hide effects of Power (Fully Invisible; +2) (30 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, -3/4), Not vs any creature with 225+ character points (-3/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Minor Sonic Aegis View
Sortilege Performance Level 1
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Force
Description
The Sortiligist surrounds himself with an aura of Sonic force that protects him from all conventional attacks.
Effect
FF (6 PD/6 ED), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+1/4), Hardened (+1/4), Persistent (+1/2), Invisible to Sight Group (+1/2) (30 Active Points); Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Performance; -1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Moral Compass View
Sortilege Interrogation Level 1
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Description
The Sortiligist is a able to sense peoples moral and ethical nature at a glance.
Effect
Detect Alignment 21- (Unusual Group), Discriminatory, Analyze, Range, Sense, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (30 Active Points); Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1/2), Requires An Interrogation Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Rallying Cry View
Sortilege Performance Level 1
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Investing
Description
The Sortiligist exhorts his allies to greater activity.
Effect
+10 STUN, LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 8 people at once; +1) (30 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Magic Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Reveal Allegiance View
Sortilege High Society Level 1
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Description
The Sortiligist can sense the relationships between people in any gathering, sniffing out alliances, emnities, etc. Long Term Endurance Lost Paid When Spell Is Cast
Effect
Detect Relationships 21- (Unusual Group), Discriminatory, Analyze, Range, Sense, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (30 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1), Side Effects, Side Effect occurs automatically whenever Power is used (Caster suffers 3 LTE Loss; -1/2), Requires An High Society Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Shrewd Tradecraft View
Sortilege Trading Level 1
Real Cost: 4 Active Points: 29
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Charm, Mind-Affecting
Description
By bartering back and forth, the Sortiligist is able to draw the opponent into admitting the actual value and salient properties of the item being bartered for if he can beat the opponent at a Trading roll. If the target doesn't actually know the value, this becomes clear.
Effect
Detect Value of Item A Class Of Things 25- (no Sense Group), Discriminatory, Analyze (29 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (1 Minute, -1 1/2), Incantations (throughout; Complex; -1), Target Must Know Value Of Item (-1), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Trading; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Tickling Fingers of Sound View
Sortilege Performance Level 1
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Force
Description
As the Sortiligist sings/chants, ghostly notes take shape, stream forth, and manipulate objects at the Sortiligist's direction.
Effect
Telekinesis (13 STR), Fine Manipulation (30 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Performance; -1/2), Incantations (throughout; -1/2), Concentration, Must Concentrate throughout use of Constant Power (1/2 DCV; -1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Voice Projection View
Sortilege Conversation Level 1
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Figment
Description
For duration the Sortiligist can project his voice by concentrating, or "record" ahead and leave the spell to play out his pre-scripted message, or any combination thereof.
Effect
Hearing Group Images, 1" radius, +/-5 to PER Roll, Uncontrolled (+1/2) (30 Active Points); Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV, throughout (-1/2), Only to Project own voice (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points Conversation; -1/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Walk it Off View
Sortilege Performance Level 1
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Healing
Description
The Sortiligist gives a word of encouragement, and the subject soon feels better.
Effect
Healing (Simplified) BODY 3d6 (30 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Magic Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4), Gradual Effect (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12); -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Wheedle View
Sortilege Persuasion Level 1
Real Cost: 6 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Language-Based, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist wears subjects down on a specific subject or request, until eventually they cave in.
Effect
Drain EGO, PRE 0 1/2d6, Limited Range (+1/4), EGO, PRE simultaneously (+1/2), Lingering up to 1 Minute (+3/4), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Day; +1 1/2), IPE, Hide effects of Power (Fully Invisible; +2) (30 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1 1/4), Language Barrier (-1/2), Only vs a Specific Request or Subject (-1/2), Incantations (throughout; -1/2), Requires A Persuasion Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Anti-lullaby View
Sortilege Performance Level 2
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting
Description
The Sortiligist chants a mantra which echoes in the recipients minds, sheilding them from Sleep and Dream based effects.
Effect
+15 Mental Defense, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 16 people at once; +1 1/4) (45 Active Points); Only Versus Sleep/Dream Powers (-2), Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points Performance; -1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Bane of Husbandry View
Sortilege Animal Handling Level 2
Real Cost: 18 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The Sortiligist curses a person; thereafter Animals will not want to obey them for up to 5 years.
Effect
Negative Skill Levels (-5 with Animal Handling), Difficult To Dispel (x4 Active Points; +1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 5 Years (+1 1/2) (45 Active Points); Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Requires An Animal Handling Skill vs Spell Resistance Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points, RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests; -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Blase View
Sortilege High Society Level 2
Real Cost: 18 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting
Description
The Sortiligist adopts an aloof manner which shields him from mind affecting abilities.
Effect
+36 Mental Defense, Hardened (+1/4) (45 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate, -3/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points High Society; -1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Booming Blast View
Sortilege Performance Level 2
Real Cost: 11 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic
Description
The Sortiligist undulates their voice in such a way as to project terrible, agonizing sounds in an Area of Effect.
Effect
Drain STUN 1d6, Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Minute; +1/4), Personal Immunity (+1/4), AVLD (Flash Defense: Hearing; +3/4), Area of Effect Radius: 8", Selective, Conforming (+2 1/4) (45 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Deal Finder View
Sortilege Trading Level 2
Real Cost: 20 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Description
The Sortiligist is a able to unerringly find a good deal even in a crowded market.
Effect
Detect Good Bargain 21- (no Sense Group), Discriminatory, Analyze, Increased Arc Of Perception (360 Degrees), Range, Sense, Telescopic: +10, Tracking, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (45 Active Points); Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Trading; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Detect Cheating View
Sortilege Trading Level 2
Real Cost: 20 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Description
The Sortiligist is able to sense any kind of cheating or dishonest mercantile activity going on in a large area, including the nature of the cheat. Forgeries, shoddy goods, damaged merchandise, stolen items sold without provenance, spiked prices, all of it is clear and obvious to the Sortiligist.
Effect
Sense Cheat: Detect Cheating 24- (Unusual Group), Discriminatory, Analyze, Increased Arc Of Perception (360 Degrees), Range, Sense, Telescopic: +10, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (45 Active Points); Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Trading; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Efficient Accessorize, Nip and Tuck View
Sortilege High Society Level 2
Real Cost: 8 Active Points: 44
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Glamer
Description
The Sortiligist fusses over clothing making adjustments, mixing and matching, and magically a new wardrobe is affected.
Effect
Cosmetic Transform 5d6 (standard effect: 15 points) (Clothes Into Any Other Clothing, Dispel Magic), Improved Target Group (+1/4), Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2) (44 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Limited Target (Clothes Only; -1/2), No Range (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points High Society; -1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Forced Confession View
Sortilege Interrogation Level 2
Real Cost: 8 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Language-Based, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist wrings a confession out of the subject. Long Term Endurance Lost Paid When Spell Is Cast
Effect
Mind Control 2d6 (Human class of minds), Invisible Power Effects, Hide effects of Power (Fully Invisible; +1), Cumulative (96 points; +1 1/4), Lingering up to 20 Minutes (+1 1/4) (45 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 20 Minutes (-3/4), Language Barrier (-1/2), Set Effect (Only to get Subject to Confess a Crime; -1/2), Side Effects, Side Effect occurs automatically whenever Power is used (Caster suffers 4 LTE Loss; -1/2), Stops Working If Mentalist Is Stunned (-1/2), Normal Range (-1/4), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Limited Range (4"; -1/4), Requires An Interrogation Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Greater Seductive Speech View
Sortilege Seduction Level 2
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Glamer
Description
Record the result of the Sortiligist's seduction roll when they cast the spell to improve their appearance. During the duration of the effect persons observing the Sortiligist get a free INT roll with a penalty equal to the amount by which the Sortiligist made their casting roll; success indicates that person is unaffected by the extra COM.
Effect
+60 COM, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (30 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1), Requires A Skill Roll (RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests; Seduction vs INT; -3/4), Concentration (0 DCV; -1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Hypnotizing Speech View
Sortilege Oratory Level 2
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Charm, Mind-Affecting
Description
The Sortiligist captivates all around him with his melodious speech.
Effect
+45 PRE, Requires A Oratory Roll (No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll; +0) (45 Active Points); Incantations (Requires Incantations throughout; Complex; -1), Only to make others stop and listen (-1), Concentration, throughout (1/2 DCV; -1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Improved Blinding Dweomer Light View
Sortilege Performance Level 2
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Light
Description
The Sortiligist hums a few bars of giddy music and a shimmering ball of light appears, streaking off to strike an opponent in the eyes
Effect
Sight Group Flash 9d6 (45 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Requires A Performance Roll (-1/2), Incantations (Song) (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Improved Dweomer Light View
Sortilege Performance Level 2
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 44
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Light
Description
The Sortiligist hums a few bars of giddy music and a shimmering ball of light appears.
Effect
Sight Group Images Increases Size (16" radius; +1), +/-4 to PER Rolls (44 Active Points); Set Effect (-1), Only To Create Light (-1), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Performance; -1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Improved Resonant Resistance View
Sortilege Performance Level 2
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 43
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Investing
Description
The Sortiligist Sings a little Melody which stays in the recipients head for the duration, granting a modicum of protection from unusual attacks.
Effect
Improved Resonant Resistance: +15 Mental Defense, Usable By Other (+1/4), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2) (28 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Requires A Performance Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/4) (Real Cost: 8)
plus
PowD (10 points), Usable By Other (+1/4), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2) (17 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Requires A Performance Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4) (Real Cost: 5)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Improved Speak with Animals View
Sortilege Animal Handling Level 2
Real Cost: 15 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Charm, Mind-Affecting
Description
The Sortiligist can allow others to communication with Animals as well as himself.
Effect
Beast Speech, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 8 people at once; +1) (45 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Requires An Animal Handling Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Lesser Beating Drums of Despair View
Sortilege Performance Level 2
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Mind-Affecting, Fear, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist pounds out a basic rythym on anything, even by clapping or snapping his fingers. Waves of sound spread invisibly forth, sapping the courage of all in their path.
Effect
Drain PRE, EGO 1d6+1, PRE, EGO simultaneously (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per 20 Minutes; +3/4), Area of Effect Radius: 3", Selective (+1 1/4) (45 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Gestures (Requires both hands; Playing Make-believe Drums; -1/2), Noisy (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, -1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Lesser Sonic Aura View
Sortilege Performance Level 2
Real Cost: 14 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic
Description
The Sortiligist surrounds themselves with an aura of Sonic force that protects them from Sonic attacks.
Effect
FF (7 PD/7 Flash Defense: Hearing Group), Hardened (+1/4), Persistent (+1/2), Invisible to Hearing, and Sight Groups, Hide effects of Power (+1 1/2) (45 Active Points); Only vs Sonic Attacks (-1), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, -1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Lesser Wall of Sound View
Sortilege Performance Level 2
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 44
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Force
Description
The Sortiligist talks, sings, or otherwise makes meaningful noise and for the duration a barrier of pure sound appears.
Effect
Force Wall (10 PD) (Opaque Hearing Group), Hardened (+1/4) (44 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Incantations (throughout; -1/2), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Requires A Magic Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Look Over There View
Sortilege Conversation Level 2
Real Cost: 11 Active Points: 43
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Glamer
Description
Utilizing a little blather and a sudden misdirection, the Sortiligist is able to fade into nothingness as soon as no one is looking at him.
Effect
Invisibility to Sight, Hearing and Smell/Taste Groups and Combat Sense, No Fringe (43 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Only When Not Attacking (-1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points, RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests; Conversation vs Intelligence; -1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Gestures (Look over there!) (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Sense Storm View
Sortilege Performance Level 2
Real Cost: 16 Active Points: 44
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Glamer
Description
The Sortiligist brings forth a swirling storm of magical sensations which overload the sense of those caught in the area of effect.
Effect
Change Environment 4" radius, -2 to Sight Group PER Rolls, -2 to Smell/Taste Group PER Rolls, -2 to Touch Group PER Rolls, -2 to Hearing Group PER Rolls, -1 to INT Roll and INT Based Skill Rolls, Multiple Combat Effects (44 Active Points); Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Sonic Agitator View
Sortilege Performance Level 2
Real Cost: 11 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic
Description
The Sortiligist makes a loud noise and channels it's energy as a painful attack on the ears of one unlucky foe.
Effect
Energy Blast 3d6 (vs. FD (Hearing)), Area of Efect Hex: Accurate (+1/2), AVLD (FD (Hearing); +1 1/2) (45 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Tableau of Words View
Sortilege Oratory Level 2
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Figment
Description
As the Sortiligist speaks, shadowy images appear, resolving themselves into glorious moving pictures and sound illustrating whatever story he is telling. This images are vibrant, and spectators may seem to interact with the ephemeral depicted images,
Effect
Sight and Hearing Groups Images, +/-5 to PER Roll, Increases Size (4" radius; +1/2) (45 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, -3/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV, Must Concentrate throughout use of Constant Power (-1/2), Incantations, throughout (Complex; -1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 20 Minutes (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points Oratory; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Unassailable Grace View
Sortilege High Society Level 2
Real Cost: 18 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Glamer
Description
The Sortiligist must succeed at an opposed High Society Skill Roll vs each individual they wish to use the extra PRE against. Obviously the Sortiligist does not get to include the bonus PRE of the Spell itself to these rolls. Charming / Intoxicating / Unassailable Grace do not stack with one another.
Effect
+45 PRE, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (45 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -3/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll, RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests High Society vs High Society; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Beckon Many Creatures I View
Sortilege Animal Handling Level 3
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist hums, sings, whistles, chants, talks, or otherwise speaks, calling forth fantastic creatures who are enthralled by the sounds he makes. They will serve him loyally unless overtly endangered or dismissed.
Effect
Summon 16 50-point Common Fantasy Creatures, Expanded Class of Beings Very Limited Group (Animal Handler: Other: Common Fantasy Creatures; +1/4), Devoted (+3/4) (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Delayed Phase, -1 1/2), Summoned Being Must Inhabit Locale (-1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Arrives Under Own Power (-1/2), Requires An Animal Handling Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Bolster Esteem View
Sortilege Seduction Level 3
Real Cost: 11 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Language-Based, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist flatters and encourages someone, temporarily boosting their self esteem.
Effect
Aid PRE 6d6, Requires A Skill Roll (No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll; Seduction; +0) (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1), Incantations (Complex; Talk target up; -1/2), Language Barrier (-1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Broadcast Voice View
Sortilege Oratory Level 3
Real Cost: 18 Active Points: 58
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Figment
Description
The Sortiligist gives a speech and his words are hear for kilometers in every direction. Long Term Endurance Lost Paid When Spell Is Cast
Effect
Hearing Group Images, 1" radius, +/-7 to PER Rolls, MegaScale (1" = 1,000 km; +1), Can Be Scaled Down: 1" = 1km (+1/4) (58 Active Points); Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1/2), Side Effects, Side Effect occurs automatically whenever Power is used (Caster suffers 6 LTE loss; -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV, throughout (-1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Noisy (-1/4), Requires An Oratory Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Command View
Sortilege Interrogation Level 3
Real Cost: 11 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Language-Based, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist issues a Command, which may be followed by weak willed targets.
Effect
+60 PRE (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), -1 1/4), Language Barrier (-1/2), Mental Defense Applies (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Interrogation; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Cone of Sound View
Sortilege Performance Level 3
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic
Description
The Sortiligist uses their voice as a weapon, uttering a painful shout.
Effect
Ranged Killing Attack 1d6 (vs. Flash Defense (Hearing)), Explosion (Cone; -1 DC/2"; +1/2), Does BODY (+1), AVLD (Flash Defense: Hearing; +1 1/2) (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), No Range (-1/2), No Knockback (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Cosmic Symphony View
Sortilege Performance Level 3
Real Cost: 24 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Mind-Affecting
Description
The Sortiligist relates a story or song that resonates in the hearts and minds of those who hear it for up to a Day,attuning them to the "music of the spheres" and granting them favor. At the GM's option, some characters may not be able to benefit from this (if they suffer from Unluck or are inimical to normal existence for instance).
Effect
Luck 3d6, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0), Doesn't Benefit Some People (GM's Discretion (Unsympathetic, Unlucky, Misanthropic, Blasphemous, etc.); +0), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 128 people at once; +2) (60 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate, -3/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Countersong View
Sortilege Performance Level 3
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 58
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Anti-Magic
Description
The Sortiligist weaves a mystic web of resistance to Magic around up to 4 people. This is a Defensive Action and may be Aborted to.
Effect
Suppress 3d6, all Magic simultaneously (+2), Area of Effect Radius: 2" (+3/4), Does Not Affect Self Or Allies (+1/4) (60 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/4), No Range (-1/2), Incantations (Requires Incantations throughout; -1/2), Concentration, Must Concentrate throughout use of Constant Power (1/2 DCV; -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Dispelling Melody View
Sortilege Performance Level 3
Real Cost: 14 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Anti-Magic
Description
With some effort the Sortiligist is able to harmonize a melody that mystically disrupts some Arcane workings of magic.Long Term Endurance Lost Paid When Spell Is Cast
Effect
Dispel Arcane Magic 8d6, Cumulative (+1/2), Any Arcane Magic Effect 1 at a time (+1/2), Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2) (60 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Side Effects, Side Effect occurs automatically whenever Power is used (Caster suffers 6 LTE loss; -1/2), Gestures (Requires both hands; -1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Performance Skill; -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Empathic Perception View
Sortilege Interrogation Level 3
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion
Description
Using advanced knowledge of behaviour patterns, the Sortiligist is able to determine the emotional state of observed subjects within sight.
Effect
Telepathy 4d6 (Human class of minds), Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2), Invisible Power Effects (Fully Invisible; +1/2), Area of Effect Cone: 9" (+1) (60 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate, -3/4), Empathy All Emotions (-1/2), Concentration, throughout (1/2 DCV; -1/2), Stops Working If Mentalist Is Stunned (-1/2), Receive Only (-1/2), Sense Affected As More Than One Sense Mental and SIght (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Interrogation; -1/4), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Enthralling Conversation View
Sortilege Seduction Level 3
Real Cost: 11 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Charm, Mind-Affecting, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist charms and enthralls an individual to the point that it takes an act of will to move away.
Effect
Entangle 2d6, 2 DEF, Takes No Damage From Physical Attacks Limited Group (+1/4), Works Against EGO, Not STR (+1/4), Invisible to Fully Invisible Group, SFX Only (+1/4), Cannot Be Escaped With Teleportation (+1/4), Based On EGO Combat Value (Mental Defense; Mental Defense applies; +1), Range Modifiers Apply (-1/4) (55 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Cannot Form Barriers (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Seduction; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

False Memories View
Sortilege Persuasion Level 3
Real Cost: 11 Active Points: 58
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Language-Based, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist insinuates the description of an event into a subject, who will then believe they saw it.
Effect
Mental Illusions 6 1/2d6 (standard effect: 19 points) (Human class of minds), Lingering +1 Phase (+1/4), Cumulative (+1/2) (58 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Extra Phase (-1 3/4), No Range (-1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Language Barrier (-1/2), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4), Requires A Persuasion Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Feel Better Soon! View
Sortilege Performance Level 3
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Healing
Description
The Sortiligist gives a word of encouragement, and the subject soon feels better.
Effect
Healing (Simplified) BODY 6d6 (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Gradual Effect (20 Minutes; -1), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Magic Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Greater Battering Barter View
Sortilege Trading Level 3
Real Cost: 22 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The Sortiligist cross barters the target into a stupor, leaving them unable to bargain effectively for 25 years.
Effect
Negative Skill Levels (-5 with Trading), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), Invisible to Hearing, and Sight Groups (Visible To Mystic Senses; +3/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 25 Years (+1 3/4) (60 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, -3/4), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Trading; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Greater Hard Bargain View
Sortilege Trading Level 3
Real Cost: 11 Active Points: 55
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion
Description
The Sortiligist sends out out a mental urging to target to agree to a specific price for an item.
Effect
Mind Control 2 1/2d6 (standard effect: 7 points) (Human class of minds), Telepathic (+1/4), Invisible Power Effects, Hide effects of Power (Fully Invisible; +1), Cumulative (60 points; +1), Continuous (+1) (55 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Delayed Phase, -1 1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Set Effect (Only to Get Target To Agree To A Price; -1/2), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; Trading; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Greater Rallying Cry View
Sortilege Performance Level 3
Real Cost: 20 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Investing
Description
The Sortiligist exhorts his allies to greater activity.
Effect
+20 STUN, LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 8 people at once; +1) (60 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Magic Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Improved Forced Gaffe View
Sortilege High Society Level 3
Real Cost: 19 Active Points: 58
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The Sortiligist trades a few words with the target, traps them into a boorish remark, and thereafter the target will make one gaffe after another for the next 25 years..
Effect
Negative Skill Levels (-6 with High Society), Difficult To Dispel (x4 Active Points; +1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 25 Years (+1 3/4) (58 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, -3/4), Requires A High Society Skill vs High Society Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points, RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests; -1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Improved Impressive Mein View
Sortilege Seduction Level 3
Real Cost: 18 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Charm, Mind-Affecting
Description
The Sortiligist must make a Seduction Roll vs each person they wish to affect with their improved PRE. Obviously this roll does not itself benefit from the bonus PRE.
Effect
+60 PRE, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (60 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, -3/4), Concentration (0 DCV; -1/2), Mental Defense Applies (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points, RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests; Seduction; -1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Improved Tickling Fingers of Sound View
Sortilege Performance Level 3
Real Cost: 17 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Force
Description
As the Sortiligist sings/chants, ghostly notes take shape, stream forth, and manipulate objects at the Sortiligist's direction.
Effect
Telekinesis (33 STR), Fine Manipulation (60 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/4), Incantations, throughout (Complex; -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV, Must Concentrate throughout use of Constant Power (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points Performance; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Improved Wheedle View
Sortilege Persuasion Level 3
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 60
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