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Record Count: 14

Arrow Ward View
Wizardry Abjuration Level 0
Sphere Guardian Level 1
Real Cost: 3 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Effect
Missile Deflection (Arrows, Slings, Etc.), Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2) (15 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Turn each (-1 1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Instant (-1/2), Gestures (Complex; -1/2), Visible (-1/4), Will Not Work Against Heavy Missiles (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Protection from Stones and Boulders View
Paladin Investiture Level 0
Wizardry Abjuration Level 0
Sphere Elemental Level 1
Sphere Protection Level 1
Real Cost: 5 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Earth
Effect
Missile Deflection (Thrown Objects), Adjacent Hex (+1/2), Lingering up to 1 Hour (+1 1/2) (15 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Hour each (-1/2), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Instant (-1/2), Gestures (Complex; -1/2), Visible (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Sleepward View
Wizardry Abjuration Level 0
Sphere Guardian Level 1
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Effect
Life Support (Sleeping: Character does not sleep), 1 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Day each (+0), Persistent (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 8192 people at once; +3 1/2) (15 Active Points); Extra Time Full Phase, Only to Activate (Delayed Phase; -1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Survive Elementals View
Wizardry Abjuration Level 0
Sphere Elemental Level 1
Sphere Protection Level 1
Real Cost: 5 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Description
When spell is cast select SFX from list; the first 6 BODY you take from a source of that SFX is taken from the Body provided by this spell, effectively not really harming the protected person. When all 6 BODY are gone, spell ends.
Effect
+6 BODY, 1 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Day each (+0), Variable Special Effects (fire,acid,cold,sonic,electric) Limited Group of SFX (+1/4) (15 Active Points); SFX Must be chosen when cast (-1), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Alarm View
Bardic Abjuration Level 1
Ranger Warden Level 1
Wizardry Abjuration Level 1
Stregari Divining Level 1
Real Cost: 6 Active Points: 25
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Glamer
Description
The oft-overlooked spell is a life saver. It lasts a day and when triggered it alerts the caster of unauthorized entry within an area. However, it can only detect things that the caster would normally be able to detect.
Effect
  • Hearing Group and Mental Awareness Images, 1 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Day each (+1/4), Trigger (Unauthorized entity enters Area) (+1/4), Increases Size (4" radius; +1/2), Uncontrolled (+1/2) (20 Active Points); Set Effect (Alarm Bell) (-1), Extra Time 1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power (-3/4), No Range (-1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Linked to Alarm Indicator (-1/4) (Real Cost: 5)
  • Mind Link (With Alarm Spell), 1 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Day each (+0) (5 Active Points); Only to receive mental ping from Alarm spell; 1way (-1), Extra Time 1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power (-3/4), Linked to Alarm Giver (-1/2), Greater Power is Constant or in use most or all of the time (+1/4), Lesser Power can only be used when character uses greater Power at full value (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4) (Real Cost: 1)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Alarm View
Ranger Abjuration Level 1
Wizardry Abjuration Level 1
Real Cost: 5 Active Points: 18
Provider: eepjr24 Source: D&D 5e PHB
Keywords
Abjuration, Utility, Images
Description
The oft-overlooked spell is a life saver. It lasts a day and when triggered it alerts the caster of unauthorized entry within an area with a bell tone. However, it can only detect things that the caster would normally be able to detect. Requires a tiny bell and a piece of fine silver wire to cast.
Effect
Hearing Group and Mental Awareness Images, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+1/4), Trigger (Unauthorized creature enters Area) (+1/4), Area of Effect Radius: 4m (+1/4), Uncontrolled (+1/2) (18 Active Points); Set Effect: Alarm Bell (-1), Extra Time: 1 Minute, Only to Activate (-3/4), No Range (-1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Unified (-1/4)
Mind Link: With alarm spell, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (5 Active Points); Extra Time: 1 Minute, Only to Activate (-3/4), No Range (-1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Unified (-1/4), Linked (-1/2)
Edition
HERO System 6th Edition

Arrest View
Bardic Abjuration Level 1
Wizardry Abjuration Level 1
Stregari Bewitching Level 1
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 30
Provider: Shadowcat Source: New Content
Description
The caster prevents the movement of someone or something for up to 20 minutes. Strong people and fast moving objects can overcome this effect.
Effect
Telekinesis (20 STR) (30 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 20 Minutes (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Limited Range (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Affects Whole Object (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Dreamshield View
Wizardry Abjuration Level 1
Stregari Divining Level 1
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 29
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Dream
Description
Shield Mind from Dream Attacks
Effect
+16 Mental Defense, 1 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Day each (+0), UBO (+1/4), Persistent (+1/2) (29 Active Points); Only Versus Sleep/Dream Powers (-2), Extra Time Full Phase, Only to Activate (Delayed Phase; -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Endure Elements View
Clerical General Level 1
Druidic Natural Level 1
Paladin Investiture Level 1
Wizardry Abjuration Level 1
Domain Strength Level 1
Sphere Elemental Level 2
Sphere Protection Level 2
Real Cost: 6 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
VSFX, Protective
Description
When this spell is cast, the caster must chose Fire, Cold, Electricity, or Sonic. The spell's Armor works vs. that kind of energy for up to one Day (unless dispelled or encounters Anti-Magic).
Effect
Armor (0 PD/20 ED), 1 Continuing Charges lasting 1 Day each (+0) (30 Active Points); Must Select 1 SFX (Fire, Cold, Electricity, Sonic) When Cast Which Armor Works Against (-1 1/2), Ablative BODY (-1), Extra Time Extra Segment, Only to Activate (Delayed Phase; -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Hold Portal View
Wizardry Abjuration Level 1
Real Cost: 5 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect
Entangle 1d6, 2 DEF (standard effect: 1 BODY, 2 DEF), Immediately Goes Away After 6 Hours (+0), Area of Effect Hex: Nonselective (+1/4), IPE (Sight Group, Touch Group; +3/4) (30 Active Points); 1 Charges (-2), Only To Block Doors (Effectively Adds an Invisible 2 DEF, 1 BODY to Doors; must be penetrated to use Lockpicking) (-1), Only To Form Barriers (-1), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Mass Resistance View
Druidic Natural Level 1
Paladin Investiture Level 1
Wizardry Abjuration Level 1
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 29
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Description
Provides a modicum of protection vs unusual attacks
Effect
+6 Mental Defense, LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 4 people at once; +3/4) (16 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4) (Real Cost: 5)
plus
PowD (6 points), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 4 people at once; +3/4) (13 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4) (Real Cost: 4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Mordenkainen�s Protection from Avians View
Druidic Natural Level 1
Ranger Warden Level 1
Wizardry Abjuration Level 1
Sphere Animal Level 2
Sphere Protection Level 2
Stregari Bewitching Level 1
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: AD&D 1e Supplement
Keywords
Protective
Description
"Avian" typically means bird-like flying creatures, but might also include some reptilian fliers or more unusual creatures at the GM's discretion.
Effect
  • +1 with DCV, Usable By Other (+1/4), Persistant (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2) (11 Active Points); 1 Charges (-2), Only vs Avians (-2), Extra Time Delayed Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4) (Real Cost: 2)
  • Armor (5 PD/0 ED), Only vs Avians (+0), Usable By Other (+1/4), Hardened (+1/4), Ranged (+1/2), Persistant (+1/2) (19 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charges lasting 20 Minutes each (-1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time Delayed Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power (-1/4) (Real Cost: 8)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Protection from [Alignment] View
Bardic Abjuration Level 1
Clerical General Level 1
Paladin Investiture Level 1
Ranger Warden Level 1
Wizardry Abjuration Level 1
Domain Chaos Level 1
Domain Evil Level 1
Domain Good Level 1
Domain Law Level 1
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Alignment, Protective
Effect
Force Field (4 PD/4 ED/5 Mental Defense/4 Power Defense), Usable By Other (+1/4), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2) (30 Active Points); Only vs [Alignment] Power loses about half of its effectiveness (-1), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 5 Minutes (-3/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Shield View
Wizardry Abjuration Level 1
Domain Protection Level 1
Real Cost: 8 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Force
Description
Caster may change which hex side shield protects on as 0 phase action.
Effect
  • Force Field (7 PD/7 ED/2 Flash Defense: Sight Group), Hardened (+1/4) (20 Active Points); Only vs 1 opponents on 1 hex side at a time (-1 1/2), 1 Continuing Charges lasting 5 Minutes each (-3/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Linked to Concealment Effect (-1/4) (Real Cost: 5)
  • +2 with DCV (10 Active Points); Only vs 1 opponents on 1 hex side at a time (-1 1/2), Visible (-1/4), Linked to Shield Effect (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4) (Real Cost: 3)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition