Shintar Monk Abilities Explanations (Adventurer - Levels 6-8):

 

2nd White Belt (balance in all things)

 

Defense Mastery (Physical Damage-Reduction)

Focus (Coordination)

Utemi

Weapon Mastery (Katana)

 

 

Defense Mastery (Physical Damage-Reduction) (Adventurer Ability (levels 6+) Return to top

 

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: 10

 

1-D6 Damage-Reduction (+1-D6 per 10 levels advanced).

 

Note:

Defense Mastery is not considered if you are surprised.

 

Value: 10,000 W.G.

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Focus (Coordination) (Adventurer Ability (levels 6+) Return to top

 

Bonus on all % rolls that deal with Coordination.

 

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: 8

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

 

Ability-points to invoke:

None. This is a passive ability, and is always in effect IF you are aware of an incoming attack or situation.

Area of Effect:

Shintar Monk only.

Avoidance-Roll:

None.

Damage:

None.

Duration:

This is a passive ability, and is always in effect IF you are aware of an incoming attack or situation.

 

As: "Ability-points to invoke".

Effect Time:

Instant.

Explanation:

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You will gain +1 on all % rolls that deal with Coordination per 3 levels advanced.

 

See: "Susceptibilities".

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:

You cannot use this coordination bonus for surprise situations and attacks (discretion of the GM).

Value:

8,000 white-gold

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Utemi (Adventurer Ability (levels 6+) Return to top

 

Bait your foe into blocking, setting him or her up for a take down or throw.

 

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: 8

 

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

 

Ability-points to invoke:

None. This is a passive ability.

Area of Effect:

A single foe.

Avoidance-Roll:

None.

Damage:

1-D6 (+ 1-D6 damage per 10 levels advanced).

 

Note:

Utemi damage can be increased with other hand and fist techniques (i.e., Vekkarian Monk strikes), but only one single Utemi can be attempted per turn (Spirit of Battle and Spirit of War can increase the number of Utemi's in a single turn).

Duration:

1 turn (5 seconds).

Effect Time:

Instant.

Explanation:

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Utemi is performed by using the palm of your hand to strike your foe.  Utemi will cause 1-D6 points of damage (+ 1-D6 damage per 10 levels advanced). This is not the main reason this technique is performed. When you perform Utemi, you will purposely attempt to bait your foe into blocking, or dodging the strike. It is used to manipulate your foe into motion. With your foe's motion, techniques will be come easier to perform.

 

Advantages for a foe in motion after performing Utemi:

1. All techniques will have a +1 to all % dice-rolls to succeed (+1% per 7 levels advanced).

 

2. Initiative rolls which are required to perform a technique (in the same turn) will have a bonus of +1 (+1 per 7 levels advanced).

Hand Movement:

One hand.

Healing:

Not applicable.

Immunities:

Not applicable.

Invoke time:

Instant.

Maximum Adjustment:

None.

Notes:

None.

Range:

Single foe per Utemi.

Resting Time:

None.

Special:

None.

Susceptibilities:

None.

Value:

8,000 white-gold

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

 

You will automatically have this Weapon Mastery if you started this class at the creation of your character.  If you started this class after leveling, the MPC is: 6

 

In the hands of the Shintar Monk, the chance to parry attacks will be increased:

Katana

 

Bonus to parry:

+1 per 7 levels advanced.

 

At levels:   Parry bonus:

0 to 7 ---- : +1

8 to 14 -- : +2

15 to 21 - : +3

22 to 28 - : +4

29 to 35 - : +5

Etc.

 

Note:

Because you are a Shintar Monk, you do NOT need to expend the 1 modification-point to be proficient with this weapon.

 

Value: 6,000 W.G.

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