change the physical world by sheer
will, extending the capabilities of their on minds and
bodies, bending space, manipulating thoughts, and even altering the very
molecular structure of things around them. Psionicists learn to
harness the power of their minds into pure Psionic Powers.
|Psionicists go through various
levels of understanding and capability as they advance. As they gain
experience their ability to
enforce their will increases, as does the mental endurance required
to focus that will. Essentially, as they progress they
become able to use many more Psionic Powers.
make their way by sublime mastery of their inner
enlightenment and their ability to exceed the boundaries that trammel
"normal" people. Psionicists
usually focus on increasing their mastery before all
the unquestioned masters of pure Mental might in the AD&D
paradigm. They possess a unique capability that no other Class can match.
Examples of Psions in Fantasy Fiction range from the
Deryni, Vlad Taltos, and of course the various Dark Sun novels.
|In the HERO
System, a Psion would be well advised to put almost all of his points into
increasing their Psionic Multipower Pool to use ever
greater numbers of
Psionic Powers simultaneously, and to keep their Psionic Discipline Skill rolls
Sample Psion Package Deals
AD&D 2nd Edition Psion Conversion
Psion column of the AD&D 2nd Edition Class Level to
Character Points Chart to determine how many Character Points your
Character has available to them in the HERO System. Either use one of the
Psion Package Deals provided above or create your own.
Generic Psion Package is ideally suited to modeling an AD&D Style
CLASS ABILITY CONSIDERATIONS
to manifest Psionic Powers is a Psion's primary Class Ability, and raison d'etre. This
is handled using the guidelines provided in the
who pursue a generalist approach to Psionic mastery, Specialists opt to
concentrate their efforts in select Disciplines, eschewing others in
the process. This is handled very simply by that character not buying the
appropriate Psionic Discipline Skills. Otherwise, they are identical to
Cognoscente Basic Package included in the
Psion Package Deal document is ideally suited to building Specialist