The NecroMech Dossier Core Manual April 2018 - Page 45

Qi Master The key attributes of a Qi (pronunciation /Chi/) Master are Wisdom and Constitution . The Qi Master is characterized through Talents that include healing and animal empathy/control. You are attuned to nature and sensitive to the ebb and flow of life energy surrounding you. Mind over Body → Body Control → Death Ward Mind over Body (Tier 1) allows you to suppress or mentally satisfy the need for food, water, or sleep. Although you can avoid having to sleep this means that you do NOT regain Life Energy as to do so requires sleep. Concentration: Life Energy cost: Effect: Passive 1 per ½ hour; at Rank 1 you can effectively go unhindered for just over 1 day if no other Life Energy is expended. Add ½ hour per rank so at Rank 4 you can last almost 5½ days and by Rank 10 a momentous 3 weeks! Require no food, water, or sleep for the duration. Body Control (Tier 2) suppresses pain and hardens your body to hostile environments or substances, enabling you to withstand heat, cold, acid, flame, and even poisonous gas for limited periods of time. Eliminating pain allows you to, for example, try and pick a lock while suffering through intense heat from a fire in the room behind you without penalty. Concentration: Life Energy cost: Effect: Active, Interruptible 25 per minute; at Rank 1 you could effectively reduce pain and damage for 2 minutes. Add 1 minute per rank so at Rank 4 the effect can last for 10 minutes. Reduces damage by 2 per Rank per round. No pain penalty to take other non-psychic Action(s). Death Ward (Tier 3) lessens or even negates life energy drain from Othersiders or necrotic implants. It is also effective against the effects from Otherside Ash and thus precludes the use of other protection, at least for a while. Concentration: Life Energy cost: Effect: Passive 10 per ½ hour (at Rank 7 you could reduce Life Energy drain by 70% for 4 hours). Reduces Life Energy drain by 10% per Rank (round down). Page 45