Deadly Fear

Discipline: Telepathy [Fear, Mind-Affecting]; Level: Dread 4, psion/wilder 4


Display: Visual; see original text
Manifesting Time: One standard action


Range: Medium (100 feet + 10 feet/lvl.)
Target: 1 living creature
Duration: instantaneous
Saving Throw: Will disbelief (if interacted with), then Fortitude partial; see text; Power Resistance: Yes
Power Points: 7


You create a mental image of the most fearsome creature imaginable to the subject simply by forming the fears of the subject’s subconscious mind into something that its conscious mind can visualize: this most horrible beast. Only the power’s subject can see the nightmarish beast. The target first gets a Will save to recognize the image as unreal. If that save fails, the beast touches the subject, and the subject must succeed on a Fortitude save or die from fear. Even if the Fortitude save is successful, the subject takes 3d6 points of damage.

If the subject of a deadly fear attack succeeds in disbelieving and possesses telepathy or is wearing a helm of telepathy, the effect can be turned upon you. You must then disbelieve it or become subject to the deadly fear attack.

Augment: For every 2 additional power points spent, both Difficulty Classes increase by 1. For every 5 additional power points spent, you can attempt to affect one additional creature. If affecting more than one creature, no two can be more than 30 feet apart.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Psionics Expanded: Advanced Psionics Guide. Copyright 2011, Dreamscarred Press; Authors: Jeremy Smith and Andreas Rönnqvist.

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