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Record Count: 21

Ventriloquism View
Bardic Illusion Level 2
Wizardry Illusion Level 2
Domain Voice Level 3
Real Cost: 14 Active Points: 41
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Sonic, Figment
Effect
Hearing Group Images, 1" radius, +/-6 to PER Roll, +/-6 to PER Roll (41 Active Points); Only to Project own voice (-1/2), Concentration 0 DCV (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 20 Minutes (-1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Blink View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 22 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Glamer
Effect
+12 with DCV, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (60 Active Points); Extra Time (Delayed Phase, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1/2), Not vs Opponents w/ Targeting Sences other than Sight (-1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Visible (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Illusionary Lightning Bolt View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Shadow
Description
Shadow based magics harm opponent for a while if believed (ECV attacks succeeds)
Effect
Drain BODY 2d6, Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Minute; +1/4), Explosion (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), BOECV (Mental Defense applies; +1), Range Modifiers Apply (-1/4) (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Requires A Magic Skill vs Spell Resistance Roll (RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests, No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Illusory Acid Attack View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Shadow
Description
Shadow based magics harm opponent for a while if believed (ECV attacks succeeds)
Effect
Drain COM, CON 2d6, Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Minute; +1/4), Ranged (+1/2), COM, CON simultaneously (+1/2), BOECV (Mental Defense applies; +1), Range Modifiers Apply (-1/4) (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Magic Skill vs Spell Resistance Roll (RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests, No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Illusory Script View
Bardic Illusion Level 3
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 15 Active Points: 55
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Phantasm
Effect
Sight Group Images, 1" radius, +/-1 to PER Roll, Personal Immunity (+1/4), UAA (+1), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Century (+2) (55 Active Points); Only to Obscure Writing With False Writing (-1), Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Images View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 18 Active Points: 59
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Figment
Effect
Sight, Hearing, Mental and Smell/Taste Groups and Detect Magic Images, +/-2 to PER Roll, Increases Size (8" radius; +3/4) (59 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -3/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 5 Minutes (-3/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV, Must Concentrate throughout use of Constant Power (-1/2), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Invisibility Sphere View
Bardic Illusion Level 3
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Stregari Hexcasting Level 3
Real Cost: 18 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Glamer
Effect
Invisibility to Sight Group, No Fringe, Usable Simultaneously (up to 8 people at once; +1) (60 Active Points); Only When Not Attacking (-1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 20 Minutes (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Kaleidoscopic Confusion of the Journeyman Illusionist View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 16 Active Points: 57
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Pattern
Effect
Change Environment 2" radius, -2 to Sight Group PER Rolls, -2 : DCV, -2 : OCV, Multiple Combat Effects, Uncontrolled (+1/2) (57 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Lesser Hypnotic Pattern View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Stregari Hexcasting Level 3
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 56
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Pattern
Description
More pretty colors´┐Ż
Effect
Entangle 2d6, 3 DEF, Takes No Damage From Attacks Physical Attacks (+1/4), Works Against EGO, Not STR (+1/4), BOECV (Mental Defense applies; +1), Range Modifiers Apply (-1/4) (56 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Extra Phase (-1 1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Mental Defense Adds To EGO (-1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Lesser Shadow Steed View
Bardic Illusion Level 3
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 56
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Shadow
Effect
+10" Running (16" total), x4 Noncombat, combat acceleration/deceleration (+1/4), LOS Not Required After Activation (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 2 people at once; +1/2) (56 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), -1 1/4), 1 Continuing Fuel Charge lasting 1 Hour (+0), Fuel is Extremely Difficult to obtain (-1), Gestures (-1/4), Turn Mode (-1/4), Physical Manifestation (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Minor Fate Dodging View
Bardic Illusion Level 3
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 20 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Glamer
Effect
+6 with DCV, LOS not Required After Activation (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 2 people at once; +1/2) (60 Active Points); Not vs Opponents w/ Targeting Sences other than Sight (-1/2), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Visible (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Phantasmal Fright View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Stregari Conjuring Level 3
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 50
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Fear, Phantasm
Description
Inserts a terrifying image into targets mind, causing psychic trauma
Effect
Ranged Killing Attack 0 1/2d6 (vs. Mental Defense), Uncontrolled (+1/2), Does BODY (+1), Continuous (+1), AVLD: Mental Defense (+1 1/2) (50 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/4), Extra Time (Extra Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, Character May Take No Other Actions, -3/4), No Knockback (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Pollonia's Lesser MindNumbing Sonic Disturbance View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 27 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Glamer
Description
Her Mistress of Aberfael, Magewarden of County Kaeltar and Environs, Lady Pollonia od-Ver was a powerful pioneer of Shadow and Pattern magic two millennia ago, nearly lost to prehistory. She is known in the modern age due to a biographical preface in the compendious Catalogia est Collegia Magistras grimoire (a compilation of several small grimoires of ancient wizards that was compiled and distributed by the eponymous learning establishment twelve hundred years ago).
Effect
Darkness to Mental Group, Danger Sense, Combat Sense and Spatial Awareness 1" radius, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+1/4), MegaScale (1" = 1 km; +1/4), Personal Immunity (+1/4), Uncontrolled (+1/2), Conforming (+1/2), IPE (Fully Invisible; +1) (60 Active Points); 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

Pollonia's Lesser Shadowfanes View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 16 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Fear, Pattern, Shadow
Description
Her Mistress of Aberfael, Magewarden of County Kaeltar and Environs, Lady Pollonia od-Ver was a powerful pioneer of Shadow and Pattern magic two millennia ago, nearly lost to prehistory. She is known in the modern age due to a biographical preface in the compendious Catalogia est Collegia Magistras grimoire (a compilation of several small grimoires of ancient wizards that was compiled and distributed by the eponymous learning establishment twelve hundred years ago).
Effect
Drain PRE 3d6, Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2) (60 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Only Versus Targets In Darkness/Shadows (-1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Pollonia's Minor Shield of Shaded Safety View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 20 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Shadow
Description
Her Mistress of Aberfael, Magewarden of County Kaeltar and Environs, Lady Pollonia od-Ver was a powerful pioneer of Shadow and Pattern magic two millennia ago, nearly lost to prehistory. She is known in the modern age due to a biographical preface in the compendious Catalogia est Collegia Magistras grimoire (a compilation of several small grimoires of ancient wizards that was compiled and distributed by the eponymous learning establishment twelve hundred years ago).
Effect
Force Field (8 PD/8 ED/4 Flash Defense: Sight Group) (Protect Carried Items), Persistent (+1/2), Trigger (At Will; +1/2) (60 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Seeming View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 22 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Glamer
Description
Long Term Endurance Lost Paid When Spell Is Cast
Effect
Shape Shift (Sight Group, four (max) shapes), No LOS Required (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Week (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 32 people at once; +1 1/2) (60 Active Points); Side Effects, Side Effect occurs automatically whenever Power is used (Caster takes 14 LTE loss; -1), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Shadow Jaunt View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 8 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Shadow, Teleport
Effect
Teleportation 15", MegaScale (1" = 100 km; +3/4), Can Be Scaled Down: 1" = 1km (+1/4) (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (1 Minute, Character May Take No Other Actions, To Walk Thru The Shadow Zone; -1 3/4), Restricted Path (Straight Line; -1), Concentration 1/2 DCV, throughout (-1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Must Pass Through Intervening Space (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Shadow Strike View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 60
Provider: Shadowcat Source: Pocket Grimoire
Keywords
Shadow
Description
The caster causes a person's own shadow to strike them.
Effect
Energy Blast 6d6 (vs. PD), Invisible to Hearing Group (Visible To Sight And Mystic Senses; +1/4), Indirect (Any origin, any direction; From The Targets Shadow; +3/4) (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), No Knockback (-1/4), Does Not Work If Target Lacks Shadow (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Sonic Shadow View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Shadow
Description
Shadow based magics harm opponent for a while if believed (ECV attacks succeeds)
Effect
Drain STUN 2d6, Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Minute; +1/4), Ranged (+1/2), Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2), BOECV (Mental Defense applies; +1), Range Modifiers Apply (-1/4) (60 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Requires A Magic Skill vs Spell Resistance Roll (RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests, No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), No Affect Vs Deaf (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Sonic Shadow View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Shadow
Description
Shadow based magics harm opponent for a while if believed (ECV attacks succeeds)
Effect
Drain BODY 2d6, Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Minute; +1/4), BOECV (Mental Defense applies; +1), Range Modifiers Apply (-1/4), Area of Effect Line: 16" (+1) (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Requires A Magic Skill vs Spell Resistance Roll (RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests, No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Superior Color Spray View
Wizardry Illusion Level 3
Domain Chromata Level 3
Stregari Hexcasting Level 3
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 51
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Pattern
Description
Combination Flash / EGO Attack blinds foes and gives them a little bit of a headache. Use a single attack vs ECV for both parts of the effect, vs every one in the AoE. GM Permission required.
Effect
  • Sight Group Flash 1 1/2d6, Area Of Effect (3" Cone; +1 1/4) (11 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), No Range (-1/2), Linked (Color Spray to the Brainpan; -1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2) (Real Cost: 2)
  • Ego Attack 2d6, Area Of Effect (5" Cone; +1) (40 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), No Range (-1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Linked (Color Spray to the Eyes; -1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2) (Real Cost: 8)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition