Shintar Monk Abilities Explanations (Adventurer - Levels 27-29):

 

2nd Black Belt (Feel your inner senses heighten)

 

Defense Mastery (Redirect Physical)

Focus (Fire-Walk)

Weapon Mastery (Redirect Thrown)

 

 

Defense Mastery (Redirect Physical) (Adventurer Ability (levels 6+) Return to top

 

Modification-Point Cost (M.P.C.): None. You will automatically have this ability if you started this class at the creation of your character.  If you started this class after leveling, the MPC is: 16

 

You will redirect an incoming attack any way you wish. This will redirect the attacker 2 spaces (10') in the direction you choose.  If you wish to redirect an attack at a target, you must roll to strike that target as normal, and must not have taken an offensive turn previously.

 

Ability-Points to invoke: 4 (per physical attack you attempt to redirect).

 

To do this, you must successfully do the following in order:

1. Center.

2. Off-Line Defense.

 

Maximum adjustment: N/A

 

Note:

Defense Mastery is not considered if you are surprised.

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Focus (Fire-Walk) (Adventurer Ability (levels 6+) Return to top

 

Walk on red-hot coals, taking no damage.

 

Modification-Point Cost (M.P.C.): None. You will automatically have this ability if you started this class at the creation of your character.  If you started this class after leveling, the MPC is: 18

 

Prerequisites --------------------------- : Shintar Monk.

 

Ability-points to invoke:

9

Area of Effect:

Shintar Monk only.

Avoidance-Roll:

*Prepared:        Vs. "Mental-Attack".

**Unprepared: Mental-Strength Check

                          (Mental-Strength = % chance).

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*Prepared:

You know you are going to step on red-hot coals.

 

**Unprepared:

You are unaware you are going to be stepping on hot coals.

Damage:

None.

Duration:

As long as you can concentrate undisturbed.

If you are disturbed, you must make an Unprepared avoidance-roll to continue. If you fail, you will begin taking damage.

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Question:

If I start taking damage, can I get this ability back under control.

 

Answer:

Not until you remove yourself from the hot coals.  Once you lose control, you will be burned.

Effect Time:

Instant.

Explanation:

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After making the appropriate avoidance-roll, you will be able to walk across hot coals (or the like) without being damaged.

 

Movement must be kept to 50% (rounded down), or this ability will not work.

Hand Movement:

None.

Healing:

Not applicable.

Immunities:

Not applicable.

Invoke time:

Instant.

Maximum Adjustment:

None.

Notes:

None.

Range:

Self only.

Resting Time:

None.

Special:

None.

Susceptibilities:

None.

Value:

18,000 white-gold

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Weapon Mastery (Deflect Thrown) (Adventurer Ability (levels 6+) Return to top

 

Modification-Point Cost (M.P.C.): None. You will automatically have this ability if you started this class at the creation of your character.  If you started this class after leveling, the MPC is: 16

 

You will redirect an incoming thrown attack any way you wish, yet only up to a 90 degree directional change. This will redirect the thrown weapon 4 spaces (20') in the direction you choose.

 

Ability-Points to invoke: 8 (per physical attack you attempt to redirect).

 

To do this, you must successfully do the following in order:

1. Center.

2. Off-Line Defense.

3. Parry successfully with your hands.

 

Note:

If you only parry with one hand, you cannot redirect the thrown weapon (but you can parry it).

 

Maximum adjustment: N/A

 

Note:

Defense Mastery is not considered if you are surprised.

 

Value: 16,000 W.G.

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