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Record Count: 15

Alert View
Wizardry Divination Level 3
Sphere Divination Level 4
Stregari Divining Level 3
Real Cost: 24 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Effect
  • Danger Sense (self only, any danger, Function as a Sense) (34 Active Points); Extra Time (Extra Segment, Delayed Phase, -3/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4) 18- (Real Cost: 14)
  • Defense Maneuver I-IV (10 Active Points); Extra Time (Extra Segment, Delayed Phase, -3/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4) (Real Cost: 4)
  • +2 with DCV (10 Active Points); Extra Time (Extra Segment, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4) (Real Cost: 4)
  • Combat Luck (3 PD/3 ED) (6 Active Points); Extra Time (Extra Segment, Delayed Phase, -3/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4) (Real Cost: 2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Clairvoyance View
Bardic Divination Level 3
Wizardry Divination Level 3
Domain Knowledge Level 3
Sphere Divination Level 4
Stregari Divining Level 3
Real Cost: 14 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect
Clairsentience (Sight Group), x32 Range (300"), +5 to PER Roll: +5, 2 Perception Points: +1, Discriminatory (60 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, -3/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (Character is totally unaware of nearby events; -1/2), Blackout (-1/2), Sense Affected As More Than One Sense (Sight, Hearing) [very common Sense] (-1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Requires A Divination Skill Roll (Active Point penalty to Skill Roll is -1 per 20 Active Points -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Detect Scrying View
Bardic Divination Level 3
Druidic Natural Level 3
Paladin Investiture Level 3
Wizardry Divination Level 3
Sphere Divination Level 4
Stregari Divining Level 3
Real Cost: 15 Active Points: 57
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Description
Long Term Endurance Lost Paid When Spell Is Cast
Effect
Detect Scrying 22- (Unusual Group), Discriminatory, Analyze, Increased Arc Of Perception (360 Degrees), Range, Rapid (x10), Sense, Targeting, Telescopic (+1 versus Range Modifier), Tracking, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0) (57 Active Points); Side Effects, Side Effect occurs automatically whenever Power is used (Caster takes 15 LTE loss; -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

Tongues View
Bardic Divination Level 3
Clerical General Level 3
Wizardry Divination Level 3
Domain Skill Level 3
Sphere Divination Level 4
Stregari Divining Level 3
Real Cost: 23 Active Points: 58
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Description
NOTE: It's not normally legal to reconstruct Language as a Detect. GM Permission Required.
Effect
  • Detect Spoken Words 15- (Hearing Group), Discriminatory, Analyze, Transmit, Sense Affected As Another Sense (Hearing) (+0), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0), Linked (Detect Written Text; -1/4), Lesser Instant Power can be used in any Phase in which greater Constant Power is in use (+1/4), Usable By Other (+1/4) (32 Active Points); Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4) (Real Cost: 14)
  • Detect Written Text 15- (Sight Group), Discriminatory, Analyze, Transmit, Sense Affected As Another Sense (Sight) (+0), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0), Usable By Other (+1/4) (26 Active Points); Linked (Detect Speech; -1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4) (Real Cost: 9)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Arcane Eyes View
Wizardry Divination Level 4
Stregari Divining Level 4
Real Cost: 23 Active Points: 75
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect
Clairsentience (Sight And Hearing Groups), x4 Range (375"), +5 to PER Roll: +5, Analyze, Discriminatory, Increased Arc Of Perception (360 Degrees), Mobile Perception Point, Targeting (75 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, -3/4), Sense Affected As More Than One Sense (Sight, Hearing) [very common Sense] (-1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

ESP View
Wizardry Divination Level 4
Stregari Divining Level 4
Real Cost: 20 Active Points: 75
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: AD&D 2e Core
Keywords
Language-Based
Effect
Telepathy 6d6 (Human class of minds), Lingering up to 1 Minute (+3/4), Cumulative (x2 max.) (+3/4) (75 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1 1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Language Barrier (-1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Improved True Strike View
Wizardry Divination Level 4
Domain Law Level 4
Real Cost: 18 Active Points: 72
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Effect
+9 with All Combat (72 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Extra Phase, Delayed Phase, -1)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Legend Lore View
Bardic Divination Level 4
Wizardry Divination Level 4
Domain Knowledge Level 6
Domain Skill Level 4
Stregari Divining Level 4
Real Cost: 15 Active Points: 72
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Description
This powerful spell magically informs the caster of the properties and lore of a Magic item. This information slowly comes to the caster over the course of about a minute of concentration. The depth and quality of the information is based upon the results of the 30- roll as modified by any penalties the GM sees fit to impose.
Effect
Detect Information about Magic Items 30-:
  • Properties / Purpose / Usage
  • Command Words
  • Creator(s)
  • Names / Types of Similar Items In Existence
  • Noteworthy Former Owners
  • Legends, Prophecies, and Rumors Related To Item

Discriminatory, Analyze, Rapid (x10) (72 Active Points); Concentration 0 DCV, Must Concentrate throughout use of Constant Power (-1), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Gradual Effect 1 Minute (-1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Locate Creature View
Bardic Divination Level 4
Clerical General Level 4
Wizardry Divination Level 4
Sphere Divination Level 5
Stregari Divining Level 4
Real Cost: 25 Active Points: 74
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect
Detect A random member of a particular creature type 15- (Unusual Group), Discriminatory, Increased Arc Of Perception (360 Degrees), Rapid (x10), Targeting, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+0), No Range Modifier (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2) (74 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1), Nonpersistent (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Mass Minor Fate-dodging View
Wizardry Divination Level 4
Real Cost: 21 Active Points: 75
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Effect
+6 with DCV, Persistent (+1/2), Usable Simultaneously (up to 2 people at once; +1) (75 Active Points); Extra Time (Full Phase, Character May Take No Other Actions, Delayed Phase, -1), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Minor Doomsight View
Wizardry Divination Level 4
Stregari Divining Level 4
Real Cost: 17 Active Points: 70
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Description
Long Term Endurance Lost Paid When Spell Is Cast
Effect
Find Weakness 12- with All Attacks, Ranged (+1/2), No Range Modifier (+1/2) (70 Active Points); Side Effects, Side Effect occurs automatically whenever Power is used (Caster takes 14 LTE loss; -1), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Rary�s Mind Scan View
Wizardry Divination Level 4
Real Cost: 16 Active Points: 75
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: AD&D 1e Supplement
Keywords
Mind-Affecting
Description
Enables the caster to slowly learn a great deal about the target.
Effect
Telepathy 5d6 (Human class of minds), Invisible Power Effects (Mental Group; +1/2), Lingering up to 1 Minute (+3/4), Cumulative (x2 max.) (+3/4) (75 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1 1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV, throughout (-1/2), Stops Working If Mentalist Is Stunned (-1/2), Receive Only (-1/2), Requires A Skill Roll (No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll, RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests Magic Skill vs Spell Resistance; -1/4), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Rary's Plane Truth View
Wizardry Divination Level 4
Real Cost: 25 Active Points: 75
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: AD&D 1e Supplement
Description
First round of study grants alignment or ethical leanings. Another round reveals the targets home plane. Finally, a third round will reveal what dieties if any are worshipped by the subject. Long Term Endurance cost paid when spell is cast.
Effect
Detect Moral/Ethical Alignment A Class Of Things, Each Extra Thing or Class of Things (Patron Diety) and Each Extra Thing or Class of Things (Plane of Origin) 19- (no Sense Group), Discriminatory, Analyze, Increased Arc Of Perception (240 Degrees), Increased Arc Of Perception (360 Degrees), Range, Rapid (x10), Sense, Targeting, Telescopic (+10 versus Range Modifier), Tracking (75 Active Points); Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Side Effects, Side Effect occurs automatically whenever Power is used (Caster takes 3 LTE loss; -1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Read the Paths View
Wizardry Divination Level 4
Stregari Divining Level 4
Real Cost: 12 Active Points: 75
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Description
If used in any situation with 2 distinct directions to travel in this spell will indicate which path is the safest of the two (and thats all).
Effect
Precognitive Clairsentience (Mental And Related Groups), +5 to PER Roll: +5, 2 Perception Points: +1, Discriminatory (75 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Character May Take No Other Actions, -1 1/2), Precognition Only (-1), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Scrying View
Bardic Divination Level 4
Clerical General Level 4
Druidic Natural Level 4
Wizardry Divination Level 4
Sphere Divination Level 5
Stregari Divining Level 4
Real Cost: 20 Active Points: 75
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Effect
Clairsentience (Sight And Related Groups), +5 to PER Roll: +5, Analyze, Discriminatory, Increased Arc Of Perception (360 Degrees), Mobile Perception Point, Targeting (75 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, -3/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (Character is totally unaware of nearby events; -1/2), Sense Affected As More Than One Sense (Sight, Hearing) [very common Sense] (-1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Hour (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Requires A Divination Skill Roll (RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests, No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll Divination Skill vs Divination Skill; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition