The NecroMech Dossier Core Manual April 2018 - Page 315

Profession (Skill) Disastrous Failure Table Lose d10 Skill Points as you start to doubt if you really know what you are doing and roll on the following table. Applicable skills include Academic, Medical, Research, Investigation, Navigation, and Cryptography. d10 Result 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Description Loss of concentration. Task takes twice as many rounds in additional time. Brain Hiccup. Task takes twice as many rounds in additional time AND mistakes are made. Inaccurate information or results obtained (at GM discretion).] Mental lapse. Under pressure, you completely blank on what to do. Regain composure in 4 rounds. Psychic interference. One of your talents randomly manifests while you concentrate on the task at hand. Talent Drain. Check fails and 10% of remaining Life Energy is lost. Sincere yet incorrect. When information gathering this check provides clearly false data. The results lead the party into danger. Stumped. You have no idea how to proceed. This is going to bug me. Missing this skill check stays on your mind for the rest of the day. Any Talent concentration levels are increased one level, i.e. Subconscious becomes Passive, Passive becomes Active, and Active becomes Intense. Missing Tools. You're missing items that will help you complete this skill check correctly. It may simply be a pen or a scalpel. Locate to finish. This check is just beyond your skill set, but you tried anyway. Even though you failed you do NOT lose any skill points having benefited from the experience. Social (Skill) Disastrous Failure Table Lose d10 Skill Points as you second guess your approach and roll on the following table. Applicable skills include Languages, Interrogation, Deception, Diplomacy, Seduction, and Black Market Trading. d10 Result 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Description Sudden lack of confidence in your skill. Your weakness is apparent. Additional roll to see if you recover. Discovery. Your target intuits your real motivation. Psychic interference. One of your Talents manifests unexpectedly. Interruption. Your target's attention is diverted. You must work to get it back. Word Salad. You speak in complete gibberish. Accomplish the opposite of intention. Laughter rather than intimidation. Disbelief rather than convincement. Upset rather than comfort. Opposition rather than support. Psychic interference. Those you're interacting with are all-consumed by a feature on your person. Teenage confidence. Voice Cracks and you break out in hives. Sing. Though you are great with words, only the lyrics of your favorite song come to mind. The wrong thing comes out. Embarrassing effect. "Get this guy some Pepto!" Page 315