Basic Psychic Powers

Introduction

These are powers that are completely passive or require the cooperation of the target.

Bodily Control

This internal power allows the psychic to enhance their physical capabilities. The level of success is split between the level of effect and the duration (see Modifiers below). This power may be acquired by spending History Points or by spending at least ten weeks (less the PY of the character) in daily meditation (with at least eight hours of meditation daily). Use of this skill has no psychic power detriment. Here is are some examples of specials for Bodily Control:

Cooperative Empathy

Must have the power Sensitivity to acquire this power of emotion. Cooperative empathy allows the character to experience the emotions of others so long as they are willing to allow it. The level of success is split between the effect and the distance to the target. The effect manifests as the number of emotions that can be felt. Development of this skill is spontaneous, though it appears frequently after the character experiences someone else's emotional trauma. This is a passive skill and incurs no power detriment. Here is are some examples of specials for Cooperative Empathy:

Cooperative Healing

Must have the power Sensitivity to acquire this power of thought. Cooperative healing allows the psychic to heal others who are willing to be healed. The level of success is split between range to the target and the effect. The effect manifests as a pool of HP that amy be used to buy down adverse physical and mechanical conditions (such as pain, bleeding, afflicted, etc.) Development of this power is spontaneous, though it is frequently manifest after sustaining a wound. This is active and incurs a basic power detriment. Here is are some examples of specials for Cooperative Healing:

Cooperative Telepathy

The character must have the power Sensitivity to acquire this power of thought. Cooperative telepathy is the ability to transfer thoughts from one mind to another, so long as both parties are willing. The level of success is split between the effect, the range to the other mind, and the duration. This power develops spontaneously. Using this skill results in a basic psychic detriment. Here is are some examples of specials for Cooperative Telepathy:

Lucid Dreaming

This power of dream allows the psychic to control their dreams and to learn better what the dream is trying to reveal. This is a passive skill and incurs no power detriment. Here is are some examples of specials for Lucid Dreaming:

Personal Psychic Shield

The character must have the power Sensitivity to acquire this internal power. Personal psychic shield allows the psychic to defend against psychic attacks on the psychic; no one else may be defended. The level of success is split between the duration and effect. The effect is the equivalent of HP used to purchase a difficult power. This power is called psychic protection and lasts the stated duration. Personal psychic shield develops spontaneously. This is active and incurs a basic power detriment. Here is are some examples of specials for Personal Psychic Shield:

Psychic Bonding

The character must have the power Sensitivity to acquire this power of emotion. Psychic bonding allows the psychic to create an intimate link with another individual for a period of time. The level of success is split between the effect and the duration. This effect is the equivalent of HP used to purchase a difficult psychic power that the bonded individual gains, called psychic bond. All psychic powers performed by the psychic on the bonded individual have a bonus equal to the psychic bond. In order to acquire this skill the user must meditate for a period of ten weeks (less one day per PY) and spend the necessary HP. This power incurs a basic psychic detriment. Here is are some examples of specials for Psychic Bonding:

Sensitivity

Sensitivity is a power of perception allowing the psychic to be open to manifestations in the psychic world. It allows them to notice that things are happening, powers are in use, and can even provide insights as to what is happening. This power develops spontaneously. Sensitivity incurs a basic power detriment. Here is are some examples of specials for Sensitivity:

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