Empathic Connection

Discipline Telepathy (Charm) [Mind-Affecting]; Level Telepath 1


Display Mental
Manifesting Time 1 standard action


Range Close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 levels)
Target One humanoid
Duration 1 hour/level
Saving Throw Will negates; Power Resistance Yes
Power Points 1


You reach out with your mind, finding the emotional strings that most apply to your target. With delicate influences, you twist those emotional strings, making your target view you as a friend (treat the target’s attitude as friendly). If the creature is currently being threatened or attacked by you or your allies, however, it receives a +5 bonus on its saving throw. This does not enable you to control the affected person as if it was an automaton, but it perceives your words and actions in the most favorable way. You can try to give the subject orders, but you must win an opposed Charisma check to convince it to do anything it wouldn’t ordinarily do. (Retries are not allowed.) An affected creature never obeys suicidal or obviously harmful orders, but it might be convinced that something very dangerous is worth doing. Any act by you or your apparent allies that threatens the charmed person breaks the effect. You must speak the person’s language to communicate your commands, be good at pantomiming, or have some other method to communicate, such as mindlink.

Augment You can augment this power in one or more of the following ways. 1. If you spend 2 additional power points, this power can also affect an animal, fey, magical beast, or monstrous humanoid. 2. If you spend 4 additional power points, this power can also affect an aberration, dragon, elemental, or outsider in addition to the creature types mentioned above. 3. If you spend 4 additional power points, this power’s duration increases to one day per level. In addition, for every 2 additional power points you spend to achieve any of these effects, this power’s save DC increases by 1.

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