Boost & PL question

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Boost & PL question

Post by Dr. Nuncheon » Mon Jul 12, 2004 10:28 pm

If a character has Boost with Affects Others, and he uses it on a character of lower PL, whose PL is used to determine limits for stacking - the booster's or the boostee's?

In other words, can a booster of higher PL allow someone to exceed the PL limits of their own power? (Say, a supervillain boosting his minions.)

And since I haven't said it yet, thanks for the great work on the game and the support. Looking forward to the Annual.

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Post by Steve Kenson » Tue Jul 13, 2004 11:18 am

It's the subject's PL that applies the limit, not the power user's. So a PL6 character can't get more than a +6 bonus (at best) from Boost +9, for example.
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