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Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby SCKnight » Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:55 pm

I'm trying to create a hero who can control crystals.

For example, she can cause a bunch of crystal spikes to erupt from the ground, to fire crystal shards at enemies, and to create a crystal shield.

The last two are pretty easy (crystal blast and the crystal shield, with the shield being ablative), but the first one is what is giving me some problems. I'm not sure if I should use create object or blast. Which is easier to write up?

Also, what other types of crystal-like powers do you suggest?

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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby catsi563 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:16 pm

well the answers pretty self explanatory honestly.

If your just making a crystal pop out of the ground then yeah create object is appropriate. If an attack then blast with indirect from below, or similar. If its a snare then a snare.

as to other powers, various blasts come to mind, Defelction of energy attacks (crystal refraction), Snares (crystal trap), Strikes (Crystal blades, weapons and claws) Energy absorption (crystal energy matrix), Sight based powers (Crytal lenses), Summons (crystal golem) Teleportation (crystal melding), Illusions (Crytsal mirror or holograms)

those are just a few ideas.

Also the crystals them selves can have various meanings and mystic interpretations. Some of those can be used as inspriration.
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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby SCKnight » Mon Jun 25, 2012 3:13 pm

Hm...Interesting.

Thanks for the help!

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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby poodle » Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:47 pm

spikes from the ground=blast, indirect, limitation=only affects foes on ground (maybe).
Other powers=eidetic memory or mental quickness (silicon for brain circuits), Concealment, Visual (refractive index=0), create object, move object (limited crystalline only), growth or shrinking, density, visual dazzle, comprehend machines (limited=electronic only), nullify technology (EMP pulse)....
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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby Inviktus » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:07 am

For the ground spikes, I would suggest Snare with Backlash and Indirect.

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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby SCKnight » Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:32 pm

Inviktus wrote:For the ground spikes, I would suggest Snare with Backlash and Indirect.


Wait, why Snare?

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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby Greyman » Fri Jun 29, 2012 1:05 am

SCKnight wrote:
Inviktus wrote:For the ground spikes, I would suggest Snare with Backlash and Indirect.
Wait, why Snare?
Rather than simply stabbing the target, Inviktus is envisaging spikes erupting around the target forming a cage that shatters into razor sharp shrapnel when broken.

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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby SCKnight » Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:34 pm

Hm...Okay that makes sense.

For Crystal refraction I'm guessing I could stat it as this: Crystal Refraction 6 (Deflect [PF: Interpose; Extras: Reflection 2, Redirection 2; Flaws: Limited [Energy Attacks -1])

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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby SCKnight » Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:38 pm

Also, would Create Object work for creating crystal walls and crystal barriers?

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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby peregrine » Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:41 pm

Depending on what you mean by crystal barriers, yes.

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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby poodle » Tue Jul 10, 2012 6:48 pm

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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby kenseido » Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:07 pm

Crystal Armor = Protection
Crystal Golem = Summon
Crystal Weapon = Strike (Mighty, Variable Descriptor)
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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby SCKnight » Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:11 pm

Well, by crystal barrier I mean like a crystal wall or a platform made out of crystal, or even a bridge.

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Re: Crystal Eruption and other Crystal powers

Postby kenseido » Tue Jul 10, 2012 7:26 pm

SCKnight wrote:Well, by crystal barrier I mean like a crystal wall or a platform made out of crystal, or even a bridge.


Yes, Create works for that. If you want fine details, you should add Precise.
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