Combat Support Skills & Abilities

1. Combat Support Skills Progression Tree

Support Skills Progresson Combat V7

2. Combat Support Skills

Tier

Skill

Effects

Stat and Action Cost

Range and Area

Duration

Skill Points to Skill Mastery

Prerequisites

1

Distraction

This skill has several uses. You can use this skill whenever you see someone trying to cast a spell or casting a spell that lasts more than one round, so that you break that person's concentration and therefore end their spell casting. Or you can use this skill to give a target who is using projectile weapons a -5 to their Aim for 1 round. You can also use this skill to aide a friend who is sneaking or hiding, so that the target you are trying to distract cannot make a perception check to find your friend for 1 round.

5 SA; 1 support

affects 1 target that can see you

instant

1 skill point = 2 skill mastery %

N/A

1

First Aid

With this skill you can restore a small amount of HP to a target and bind their wounds. This skill allows you to restore 2d10 HP and restore minor wounds, burns, and frost bite status effects.

10 SA; 1 support

1 hex affecting 1 target

instant

1 skill point = 2 skill mastery %

N/A

1

Hide

This skill allows you to hide, decreasing the enemy's Perception % by – 10 when trying to find you.

2 SA; 1 support

self

1 round

1 skill point = 2 skill mastery %

N/A

1

Relaxing Tones

Singing this soothing melody restores EP to all targets within the skill's area of effect, friend or foe. This skill restores 2d10 EP to all targets, including yourself.

10 SA; 1 support

a 3x3 hex area around the user

instant

1 skill point = 2 skill mastery %

N/A

1

Resuscitation

This skill allows you to revive to 1 HP any target recently killed. This skill must be used within 3 rounds or 30 seconds of the target's death.

30 SA; 2 support

touching range affecting 1 target

instant

2 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Advanced First Aid mastered

2

Advanced First Aid

With this skill you can restore a moderate amount of HP to a target and bind their wounds. This skill allows you to restore 3d12 HP and restore minor wounds, major wounds, impalement, broken bones, burns, and frost bite status effects.

15 SA; 2 support

1 hex affecting 1 target

instant

1 skill point = 1 skill mastery %

First Aid mastered

2

Chi Perception

This skill grants you a temporary and instant boots to Perception. It does this by allowing you to spend SA into your perception. 1 SA gives you a + 2 to Perception for that instance.

Spent SA; 1 support

self

instant

1 skill point = 1 skill mastery %

Chi Focus ability acquired

2

Laying Hands

With this skill you are able to use your inner energy to either heal a target for 4d12 HP or cause the target 4d12 damage that is not protected against by armor.

20 SA; 1 support

touching range affecting 1 target

instant

1 skill point = 1 skill mastery %

First Aid mastered

2

Move Others

This skill allows you to move others, assuming you can push or move them, into or out of harm's way. The target must be within movement range and you can only use this skill during your active round. With this skill you can move a target up to the remainder of your movement range (moving the target with you) + 1 hex.

20 EP; 1 support

movement range affecting 1 target

instant

1 skill point = 1 skill mastery %

Either Defense or Distraction mastered

2

Provoke

You use this skill to anger and tease any one target that you can see that can see you. That causes the target to change what it is doing to go after you for the target's next round. This is very useful if the target is after a friend and you want to draw the target away from your friend.

15 SA; 1 support

1 target in sight

1 round

1 skill point = 1 skill mastery %

Chi Focus ability acquired

2

Sense Emotion

This skill allows you to accurately sense the target's emotion so that you can better react to that target.

15 SA; Free Action

target you are conversing with

instant

1 skill point = 1 skill mastery %

Sense Alignment ability acquired

2

Sneak

This skill allows you to move about while making it hard for the enemy to notice you. It does so by requiring any enemy to make a Perception check with a 5 point penalty to notice you.

20 SA; 1 support

self

instant

1 skill point = 1 skill mastery %

Hide mastered

3

Battle Preparedness

This skill allows you to be ready for battle. With this skill you can choose to use 1 round worth of actions before the battle begins. You can only use those actions to prepare a spell or to benefit yourself and your allies.

25 SA; Free Action

self

instant

2 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Sense Emotion mastered

3

Chi Aim

This skill grants you a temporary and instant boots to Aim. It does this by allowing you to spend SA into your aim. 1 SA gives you a + 2 to Aim for that instance.

SA Spent; 1 support

self

instant

2 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Chi Perception mastered

3

Confessional Atonement

This skill will remove any poison or inflict poison which causes 2d8 HP damage per round until cured. Poison damage does not compound.

30 SA; 1 support

touching range affecting 1 target

instant

2 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Laying Hands mastered

3

Enrage

This skill allows you to go into berserk for the rest of the round. While berserked your damage values are doubled but you cannot use any spells or potions, nor can you aid your friends.

25 SA; 1 support

self

1 round

2 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Provoke mastered

3

Identify Weak Points

This skill allows you to identify a target's weak points. Once you use this skill, for a short while your attacks against that target will be increased by 50%.

30 SA; 1 support

1 target within line of sight

1d6 rounds

1 skill point = 2 skill mastery %

Disassemble ability acquired

3

Lullaby

Singing this peaceful and slow song inflicts sleep on any target, friend or foe, that is within the skill's area of affect. You are immune.

25 SA; 2 support

a 3x3 hex area around the user

instant

2 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Restoring Tones mastered

3

Pick Hard Locks

This skill allows you to use a lock pick to pick hard locks.

25 SA; Free Action

touching range

instant

2 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Pick Normal Locks mastered

3

Purifying Tones

This peaceful song will remove any poisons from any target in the area of effect.

25 SA; 2 support

a 3x3 hex area around the user

instant

2 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Restoring Tones mastered

4

Attack of Opportunity

This skill allows you to make it your turn and act if an enemy target has ended its turn within 4 hexes from you. You can use this skill only if you haven't went yet.

35 SA; Free Action

self

instant

3 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Battle Preparedness mastered

4

Binding of the Natural Spirits

This skill will either cause the target to have an immunity to plagues, poisons, and diseases for the remainder of the battle, or amplify any inflicting poison so that its effects are doubled.

40 SA; 2 support

5 hexes affecting 1 target

instant

3 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Confessional Atonement mastered

4

Blood Lust

This skill allows you to grant one ally or enemy beserk so that their damage values are doubled but they can't use spells, potions, or aid their friends.

35 SA; 1 support

affects 1 target you can see

1d6 rounds

3 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Enrage at 50% mastery

4

Healing Tones

This peaceful song restores the HP of any target, friend or foe, in the area of effect by 3d20.

40 SA; 2 supports

a 3x3 hex area around the user

instant

3 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Purifying Tones mastered

4

Inner Peace

This skill allows you to have the benefits of beserk with none of its negatives.

35 SA; 2 support

self

1d4 rounds

3 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Enrage mastered

4

Shadow Sneak

This skill allows you to sneak in the shadows, avoiding enemy perception checks.

40 SA; 2 support

self

movement range

3 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Stealth ability acquired

5

Chi Foresight

This skill allows you to know an attack is coming so you can more easily evade it. It does this by allowing you to spend SA into your Evade. 2 SA gives you a + 1 to Evade for 1 hour.

45 SA; 2 support

self

instant

4 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Inner Peace mastered

5

Potion Save

With this skill, if you have a life reviving potion on you should you be killed you will instantly use that potion and be revived. Simply use this skill upon the killing hit, allowing you to drink the life potion despite being dead and therefore out of actions.

45 SA; Free Action

self

instant

4 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Attack of Opportunity at 50% mastery

5

Yin & Yang

This skill allows you to always have a balance of your main vital stats - HP, EP, and SA. It does so by allowing you to spend skill points, with 2 skill points = 1 stat point, into a point pool. The skill will then take the point pool and divide the points evenly into your HP, SA, and EP. Once that is done, it will lower the highest stat and raise the lowest stat to match the middle stat. Whenever you lose HP, SA, or EP, the stats will readjust so that all three are the same.

Spent Skill Points; 1 support

self

duration of battle

4 skill points = 1 skill mastery %

Blood Lust and Inner Peace at 50% mastery

3. Combat Support Abilities

Tier

Ability

Effects

Requirements & Restrictions

Cost to Acquire

1

Chi Focus

This ability is a prerequsite for using your inner power, known as Chi. This ability allows you to either increase your Melee Power by + 5 for a single attack or give you a Block of 5for a single defense. It costs 10 EP each time you wish to use this ability.

N/A

50 skill points

1 Damage Store This ability allows you to store your absorbed physical damage so that you can release it later with the Damage Redirect skill. Using this ability to store absorbed damage costs 25% of the stored damage to EP per round. N/A 50 skill points

1

Invoked Spirit

This ability allows your character to use his or her moral points for added advantages against the opposite alignment. By using this talent, you take your character's moral points as a percentage and use that percentage to increase your total damage to a target of the opposite alignment. This does not get rid of your moral points and only works against the opposite alignment. Using this ability costs 5 SA.

Your character must have an alignment other than neutral to use this ability.

50 skill points

1

Acrobatic Moves

This ability allows you to preform moves such as back flips and side steps, increasing your Evasion % by 5. It is a permanent effect.

This effect is nullified if you are wearing heavy armor.

80 skill points

1

Sense Alignment

With this ability you can spend 10 SA and know what the moral alignment of whoever you are facing is.

N/A

50 skill points

1

Spirit Sight

This ability allows you to see spirits. This skill won’t show you all of the spirit world, or even all spirits. What it does is shows you spirits who are still strongly tied to this world. It costs 20 SA anytime you want to see spirits and you can see them for an hour with each use.

N/A

25 skill points

1

Concentration

Using this ability allows you to avoid any chance of being distracted when attempting to use a skill or spell. Simply spend 5 SA per round or minute (out of battle) that you wish to concentrate.

N/A

25 skill points

1

Identify Animal

This ability allows you to accurately identify the animal you are facing, understanding what it is and what its base stats are. You simply spend 5 SA each time you wish to use this ability.

N/A

50 skill points

2

Point Trade

This ability allows you to trade skill points for stat points or character points with an ally at an equal rate. Or you could trade character points or stat points for skill points with an ally at an equal rate. These points must come from accumulated pools. 

Trade ability acquired

100 skill points

2

Religious Might

This ability allows you to apply double the amount of your moral points against a target that is of an opposite alignment.

Invoked Spirit ability acquired

100 skill points

2

Phantom Hunter

You can use this ability with your character's melee attack against a spirit type target so that your damage against that target would be the same as it is against normal targets, not decreased. This is an instant effect ability that cost 5 SA with each use.

Your character must have the Spirit Sight ability.

150 skill points

2

Sleight of Hand

This ability allows you to move your hand faster than sight. This when used with an attack would decrease the enemy’s chance to evade or defend by 10 points. It cost 5 EP to use this ability.

Hide skill at 50% mastery

80 skill points

2

Spiritual Communication

With this you can communicate with spirits. But beware, not only can you communicate with the spirits that you can see with Spirit Sight, but also spirits that you cannot, both malevolent and divine. There is always the chance of possession when using this ability. It cost 2 SA per minute that you wish to communicate with spirits.

You must have the Spirit Sight ability.

50 skill points

2

Disassemble

This ability causes your attack to destroy an additional 10% of the total damage from the target's PR. This is a permanent effect ability

Basic Crafting ability acquired

100 skill points

2

Drain EP

This is an ability that causes your attacks to drain 10% of the total damage dealt from the target's EP. The drained EP is returned to you to restore your EP. The drain amount is 10% of the damage that the target actually loses from its HP. This is a permanent effect ability.

You must have the abilities Concentration and Chi Focus.

100 skill points

3

Pick Pockets

This ability increases your Luck by +15 so that you do not get caught when trying to pick pockets. It costs 20 SA to use this ability.

Sleight of Hand ability acquired

100 skill points

3

Potion Administration

This ability doubles a potion’s effects.

Item Rationing ability acquired

150 skill points

3

Power Augmentation

This ability allows you to spend skill points or stat points to increase the total power of a skill or spell. Using 1 stat point increases the damage value or healing value of the skill or spell by 5 points. Using 1 skill point increases the damage value or healing value of the skill or spell by 2 points.

Must have reached Tier 2 in Offensive Skills and have mastered one Tier 2 skill. This ability cannot be used with any other skills or abilities that have a similar effect.

150 skill points

3

Stealth

This ability allows you to combine Sneak with a basic attack, using only Sneaks move cost and giving you Sneak's effects. It also requires the target to make a perception check in order to defend or evade. You can use this instant effect ability by spending an extra 10 SA with your Sneak's stat cost.

Sneak mastered

100 skill points

3

Drain SA

This is an ability that causes your attacks to drain 10% of the total damage dealt from the target's SA. The drained SA is returned to you to restore your SA. The drain amount is 10% of the damage that the target actually loses from its HP. This is a permanent effect ability.

You must have the ability Drain EP

100 skill points

3

Skill Master

This ability allows you to more quickly use the skills that you have already mastered. It does so by permanently decreasing their highest action cost, whether that be attack, defense, or support, by 1.

Skill Focus ability acquired and at least 1 skill mastered

150 skill points

4

Drain HP

This is an ability that causes your attacks to drain 10% of the total damage dealt from the target's HP. The drained HP is returned to you to restore your HP. The drain amount is 10% of the damage that the target actually loses from its HP. This is a permanent effect ability.

You must have the Drain SA ability

100 skill points

6

Awakened

This ability increases all of your main stats by +30, affecting all derived stats. This increase lasts only for 1d6 rounds and this ability can only be used once per battle. It costs 60 SA to use this ability. You CAN exceed 100 and your race maximums with this ability.

You must have Yin & Yang and Chi Foresight skills mastered.

200 skill points


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  • mythus
    mythus  1 week ago

    Dryads, awaken! :P

  • mythus
    mythus  1 week ago

    version 8 update still in progress. lots of improvements and fixes going into the RP

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    mythus  3 weeks ago

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