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Record Count: 54

Daze View
Bardic Enchantment Level 0
Wizardry Enchantment Level 0
Stregari Cursing Level 0
Real Cost: 3 Active Points: 15
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion
Description
The caster befuddles a target, stalling them for a moment
Effect
Entangle 1d6, 1 DEF, Works Against EGO, Not STR (+1/4), Takes No Damage From Attacks Limited Group (+1/4) (15 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Mental Defense Adds To EGO (-1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Cannot Form Barriers (-1/4), 1/2 DCV Concentration (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Curse of Ignorance View
Stregari Cursing Level 1
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse, Transmogrify
Description
The caster curses writing or other markings upon a surface and they fade away to nothingness
Effect
Cosmetic Transform 1 1/2d6 (Object to Object w/o Markings), Improved Target Group (Any Form Of Marking/Writing) (+1/4), Continuous (+1), Invisible Power Effects, Hide effects of Power (Sight Group, Hearing Group; +1 1/2) (30 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1), No Range (-1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV, Must Concentrate throughout use of Constant Power (-1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Sleep View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 1
Sphere Charm Level 2
Stregari Cursing Level 1
Real Cost: 7 Active Points: 30
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Mind-Affecting
Effect
Ego Attack 3d6 (Human class of minds) (30 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Blindness View
Bardic Transmutation Level 2
Clerical General Level 2
Wizardry Transmutation Level 2
Stregari Cursing Level 2
Real Cost: 11 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Curse
Effect
Major Transform 2d6 (Sighted Person To Non-Sighted Person), Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2) (45 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV, throughout (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Curse of Untamedness View
Stregari Cursing Level 2
Real Cost: 22 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The caster curses a person; thereafter Animals dislike and disobey them for up to 5 years.
Effect
Negative Skill Levels (-5 with Animal Handling), Difficult To Dispel (x4 Active Points; +1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 5 Years (+1 1/2) (45 Active Points); Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Deafness View
Bardic Transmutation Level 2
Clerical General Level 2
Wizardry Transmutation Level 2
Stregari Cursing Level 2
Real Cost: 11 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Curse
Effect
Major Transform 2d6 (Hearing Person To Non-Hearing Person), Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2) (45 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV, throughout (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Feeblemind View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 2
Stregari Cursing Level 2
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion, Curse
Effect
Drain INT 1d6, Ranged (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per 25 Years; +3) (45 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Beam (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Infection View
Clerical General Level 2
Druidic Natural Level 2
Wizardry Necromancy Level 2
Domain Destruction Level 3
Domain Decay Level 3
Stregari Cursing Level 2
Real Cost: 10 Active Points: 45
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Curse, Death
Description
Using this spell the caster can "infect" a person with a disease of their choice; repeated applications of Transform on multiple Phases will typically be needed to accomplish this task.
Effect
Minor Transform 2d6 (Person into Same Person with Disease of Choice, Healing Magic, Remove Disease), Improved Target Group (Any Disease; +1/4), Personal Immunity (+1/4), Lingering up to 1 Minute (+3/4) (45 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1 1/4), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2), No Range (-1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, Only to Activate, -1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Thinner View
Wizardry Necromancy Level 2
Stregari Cursing Level 2
Real Cost: 9 Active Points: 40
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Effect
Drain COM, BODY 1d6, Ranged (+1/2), COM, BODY simultaneously (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Month; +2) (40 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Bestow Curse View
Bardic Transmutation Level 3
Clerical General Level 3
Wizardry Transmutation Level 3
Stregari Cursing Level 3
Real Cost: 14 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Curse
Effect
Drain DEX, COM, INT one at a time 1d6, DEX, COM, INT one at a time (+1/4), Uncontrolled (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), Continuous (+1), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per 5 Years; +2 3/4) (60 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Character May Take No Other Actions, -1 1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (Stopped by Remove Curse, Dispel Magic, or Wish Magic; -1), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Curse of Boorishness View
Stregari Cursing Level 3
Real Cost: 23 Active Points: 58
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The caster curses a person to social blunder; the target will make one gaffe after another for the next 25 years.
Effect
Negative Skill Levels (-6 with High Society), Difficult To Dispel (x4 Active Points; +1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 25 Years (+1 3/4) (58 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, -3/4), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Curse of Incompetence View
Stregari Cursing Level 3
Real Cost: 14 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Curse
Description
The caster curses several people of their choice within earshot to clumsiness and slowness of thought and deed.
Effect
Drain SPD, DEX 2d6, DEX, SPD simultaneously (+1/2), Area of Effect Radius: 6", Selective (+1 1/2) (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, May Take No Other Actions, Only to Activate; -1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Curse of Spendthriftness View
Stregari Cursing Level 3
Real Cost: 24 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The caster curses a person, leaving the target unable to bargain effectively for 25 years.
Effect
Negative Skill Levels (-5 with Trading), LOS Not Required To Maintain (+1/2), Invisible to Hearing, and Sight Groups (Visible To Mystic Senses; +3/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 25 Years (+1 3/4) (60 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, -3/4), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Diminish Plants View
Druidic Natural Level 3
Ranger Warden Level 3
Sphere Plant Level 4
Stregari Cursing Level 3
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 56
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Curse
Description
aka Wither
Effect
Minor Transform 4 1/2d6 (Plant to Stunted Plant, Dispel Magic, Other Transforms), Improved Target Group (Any Plant; +1/4) (56 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Minor Malison View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 3
Stregari Cursing Level 3
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: AD&D 2e Supplement
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Curse
Effect
Drain EGO, PRE 1 1/2d6, EGO, PRE simultaneously (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Hour; +1), Area of Effect Radius: 4", Selective (+1 1/2) (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Minor Mind Fugue View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 3
Stregari Cursing Level 3
Real Cost: 15 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Mind-Affecting
Effect
Ego Attack 6d6 (Human class of minds) (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Overwhelming Dread View
Wizardry Necromancy Level 3
Domain Terror Level 3
Stregari Cursing Level 3
Real Cost: 13 Active Points: 60
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Fear, Negative
Effect
Ego Attack 6d6 (60 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Normal Range (-1/4), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Power Word: Pain View

Wizardry Enchantment Level 4
Domain Voice Level 4
Stregari Cursing Level 4
Real Cost: 17 Active Points: 75
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Sonic, Mind-Affecting, Curse, Pain
Description
Caster says a single word of power that is so potent it hurts it's victim physically. NOTE: Is either Sonic or Curse, not both (depending on SFX of caster)
Effect
Energy Blast 6d6 (vs. AVLD: Flash Defense (Hearing)), AVLD: Flash Defense Hearing (+1 1/2) (75 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Incantations (Voice Range, -1/4), Living Creatures Only (-1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Remove Curse View
Bardic Abjuration Level 4
Druidic Natural Level 4
Wizardry Abjuration Level 4
Stregari Cursing Level 4
Real Cost: 17 Active Points: 75
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Anti-Magic
Effect
Dispel Curses 20d6, any Curse one at a time (+1/4) (75 Active Points); 1 Charges (-2), Extra Time Extra Segment (Delayed Phase; -3/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Requires A Skill Roll (No Active Point penalty to Skill Roll, RSR Skill is subject to Skill vs. Skill contests Abjuration Skill vs Magic Skill of Caster; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Brain Gloom View
Wizardry Necromancy Level 5
Stregari Cursing Level 5
Real Cost: 20 Active Points: 90
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Negative
Effect
Ego Attack 9d6 (90 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4), Normal Range (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Delayed Phase (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Cause Disease View
Wizardry Necromancy Level 5
Stregari Cursing Level 5
Real Cost: 21 Active Points: 90
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse, Death
Effect
Minor Transform 4d6 (Person into Same Person with Disease of Choice, Healing Magic, Remove Disease), Improved Target Group (Any Disease; +1/4), Personal Immunity (+1/4), Lingering up to 1 Minute (+3/4) (90 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1 1/4), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2), No Range (-1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, Only to Activate, -1/2), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Curse of Conversation View
Stregari Cursing Level 5
Real Cost: 36 Active Points: 89
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The caster curses a person, leaving them unable to communicate effectively for 25 years.
Effect
Negative Skill Levels (-7 with Conversation), {[Curse]}, Difficult To Dispel (x4 Active Points; +1/2), BOECV (Mental Defense applies; +1), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 25 Years (+1 3/4) (89 Active Points); Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Extra Time (Extra Segment, Only to Activate, -1/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Curse of Nightmares View
Stregari Cursing Level 5
Real Cost: 18 Active Points: 90
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse, Evil, Phantasm, Mind-Affecting
Description
The caster seeks out a sleeping mind and bedevils the sleeper with horrifying nightmares. The subject will remember the nightmares but will think they are naturally occuring (IPE Hide Effects of Power).
Effect
  • Find the Dreamer: Mind Scan 6d6, 1 Continuing Charge lasting 6 Hours (+0), One Way Link (+1) (60 Active Points); Concentration, throughout (0 DCV; Character is totally unaware of nearby events; -1 1/2), Only vs Sleeping Targets (-1), Extra Time (5 Minutes, Only to Activate, -1), Stops Working If Mentalist Is Stunned (-1/2), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4) (Real Cost: 11)
  • Nightmare: Mental Illusions 1d6, Invisible Power Effects, Hide effects of Power (Fully Invisible; +1), Lingering up to 6 Hours (+1 3/4), Cumulative (x128 max.) (768 points; +2 1/4) (30 Active Points); Only vs Sleeping Targets (-1), Concentration (0 DCV; Character is totally unaware of nearby events; -3/4), Stops Working If Mentalist Is Stunned (-1/2), Linked (Find the Dreamer; Greater Power is Constant or in use most or all of the time; -1/4), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 6 Hours (-1/4) (Real Cost: 7)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Feeble Mind View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 5
Stregari Cursing Level 5
Real Cost: 19 Active Points: 90
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion, Curse
Effect
Drain INT 2d6, Ranged (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per 25 Years; +3) (90 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Beam (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Mind Fugue View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 5
Sphere Charm Level 6
Stregari Cursing Level 5
Real Cost: 22 Active Points: 90
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Mind-Affecting
Effect
Ego Attack 9d6 (Human class of minds) (90 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Power Word: Stun View
Wizardry Necromancy Level 5
Domain Voice Level 5
Stregari Cursing Level 5
Real Cost: 20 Active Points: 90
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Curse, Negative
Description
Caster says a single word of power that is so potent it weakens it's victim's stamina. NOTE: Is either Sonic or Curse, not both (depending on SFX of caster)
Effect
Drain CON 4d6, Ranged (+1/2), AVLD: FD: Hearing (+3/4) (90 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Incantations (Voice Range, -1/4), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Twisting of the Mind [Mindtwist] View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 5
Stregari Cursing Level 5
Real Cost: 19 Active Points: 90
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting
Description
Long Term Endurance Lost Paid When Spell Is Cast
Effect
Ranged Killing Attack 1d6 + 1 (vs. Mental Defense), Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2), IPE (Fully Invisible; +1), BOECV (Mental Defense applies; +1), Does BODY (+1) (90 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Extra Time (Full Turn, -1), Side Effects, Side Effect occurs automatically whenever Power is used (Side Effect always occurs whenever the character does some specific act; Caster takes 18 LTE loss; -1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Curse of Inaction View
Stregari Cursing Level 6
Real Cost: 20 Active Points: 105
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Description
The cursed target is rendered unable to think coherently to them point of paralysis until they can manage to shake off the effects.
Effect
Entangle 8d6, 4 DEF (Stops A Given Sense Group: Sight Group), Takes No Damage From Attacks (Physical) Limited Group (+1/4), Works Against EGO, Not STR (+1/4) (105 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Mental Defense Adds To EGO (-1/2), Cannot Form Barriers (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), 1/2 DCV Concentration
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Double Bubble Boil and Trouble View
Wizardry Necromancy Level 6
Stregari Cursing Level 6
Real Cost: 22 Active Points: 100
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Effect
Drain COM, BODY 2 1/2d6, COM, BODY simultaneously (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Month; +2) (100 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Eyebite View
Bardic Enchantment Level 6
Wizardry Enchantment Level 6
Stregari Cursing Level 6
Real Cost: 29 Active Points: 105
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Charm, Mind-Affecting, Sleep, Fear
Description
For one turn your eyes become windows to the Negative Plane. In addition to the terror this causes in all who see you, one target of your choice each phase suffers a drain of their energy and feels crushing sickness.
Effect
  • +15 PRE (15 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/4), Offensivse Use Only (-1), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4) (Real Cost: 3)
  • +15 PRE (15 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Gestures (-1/4) (Real Cost: 5)
  • Ego Attack 2d6, Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2) (30 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4) (Real Cost: 8)
  • Drain STUN 2d6, Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Minute; +1/4), Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2) (45 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4) (Real Cost: 13)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Flesh to Stone View
Wizardry Transmutation Level 6
Stregari Cursing Level 6
Real Cost: 26 Active Points: 105
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Curse, Transmogrify
Effect
Major Transform 7d6 (Person To Statue Of Self) (105 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Leech Vitality View
Stregari Cursing Level 6
Real Cost: 19 Active Points: 105
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Evil
Description
The caster invisibly leeches strength of personality and vitality from a victim for years. NOTE: This is an Evil act.
Effect
Transfer 1d6 (EGO to EGO, PRE to PRE), Variable Effect (To) to EGO, PRE simultaneously (+1/2), from EGO, PRE simultaneously (+1/2), IPE, Hide effects of Power (Fully Invisible; +2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per 25 Years; +3) (105 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (1 Minute, -1 1/2), Side Effects, Side Effect occurs automatically whenever Power is used (Caster suffers 10 LTE Loss; -1/2), Concentration, throughout (1/2 DCV; -1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Malison View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 6
Stregari Cursing Level 6
Real Cost: 22 Active Points: 100
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: AD&D 2e Supplement
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Curse
Effect
Drain EGO, PRE 2 1/2d6, EGO, PRE simultaneously (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Hour; +1), Area of Effect Radius: 6", Selective (+1 1/2) (100 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Power Word: Stun View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 7
Domain War Level 7
Domain Voice Level 6
Stregari Cursing Level 7
Real Cost: 27 Active Points: 120
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Sonic, Mind-Affecting, Curse, Pain
Description
Caster says a single word of power that is so potent it stuns it's victim. NOTE: Is either Sonic or Curse, not both (depending on SFX of caster)
Effect
Energy Blast 9 1/2d6 (vs. AVLD: Flash Defense (Hearing)), AVLD: Flash Defense Hearing (+1 1/2) (120 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Incantations (-1/4), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Superior Remove Curse View
Druidic Natural Level 6
Wizardry Abjuration Level 6
Stregari Cursing Level 6
Real Cost: 23 Active Points: 105
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Anti-Magic
Effect
Dispel Curses 28d6, any Curse one at a time (+1/4) (105 Active Points); 1 Charges (-2), Extra Time Extra Segment (Delayed Phase; -3/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), 1/2 DCV Concentration (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Extended Enervation View
Clerical General Level 7
Wizardry Necromancy Level 7
Stregari Cursing Level 7
Real Cost: 30 Active Points: 120
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse, Negative
Effect
Drain DEX, BODY 3d6, DEX, BODY simultaneously (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Day; +1 1/2) (120 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Greater Bestow Curse View
Wizardry Transmutation Level 7
Stregari Cursing Level 7
Real Cost: 28 Active Points: 120
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Effect
Drain DEX, COM, INT one at a time 2d6, DEX, COM, INT one at a time (+1/4), Uncontrolled (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), Continuous (+1), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per 5 Years; +2 3/4) (120 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Character May Take No Other Actions, -1 1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (Stopped by Remove Curse, Dispel Magic, or Wish Magic; -1), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Insanity View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 7
Stregari Cursing Level 7
Real Cost: 32 Active Points: 120
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Curse
Description
Modify rules for adding abilities w/ Transform. Add (PsyLim: Chosen Psychosis, Common, Total) to character, which results in 20/5 = +4 BODY needed to Transform.
Effect
Major Transform 3d6 -1 (Person into Person with Psychosis/Nuerosis, Heal, Restoration, Wish Magic of Equal or Greater AP), BOECV (Mental Defense applies; +1), Lingering up to 5 Minutes (+1) (120 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 5 Minutes (-1), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 0 DCV (-1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Power Word: Weaken View
Wizardry Necromancy Level 8
Domain War Level 8
Domain Voice Level 7
Stregari Cursing Level 8
Real Cost: 30 Active Points: 135
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Curse, Negative
Description
Caster says a single word of power that is so potent it weakens it's victim's stamina. NOTE: Is either Sonic or Curse, not both (depending on SFX of caster)
Effect
Drain CON 6d6, Ranged (+1/2), AVLD: FD: Hearing (+3/4) (135 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2), Incantations (Voice Range, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Superior Mind Fugue View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 7
Stregari Cursing Level 7
Real Cost: 30 Active Points: 120
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Mind-Affecting
Effect
Ego Attack 12d6 (Human class of minds) (120 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Brain Mourn View
Wizardry Necromancy Level 8
Stregari Cursing Level 8
Real Cost: 34 Active Points: 135
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Negative
Effect
Ego Attack 9d6, Lingering up to 1 Turn (+1/2) (135 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/2), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4), Normal Range (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time (Delayed Phase, -1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Greater Feeblemind View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 8
Stregari Cursing Level 8
Real Cost: 28 Active Points: 135
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion, Curse
Effect
Drain INT 3d6, Ranged (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per 25 Years; +3) (135 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Beam (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Power Word: Kill View
Wizardry Necromancy Level 8
Domain War Level 9
Domain Voice Level 8
Stregari Cursing Level 8
Real Cost: 30 Active Points: 135
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Sonic, Curse, Death
Description
Caster utters a single word of power that is so potent it usually slays it's victim outright. NOTE: Is either Sonic or Curse, not both (depending on SFX of caster)
Effect
Drain BODY 6d6, Ranged (+1/2), AVLD: FD: Hearing (+3/4) (135 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2), Incantations (Voice Range,-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Superior Contagion View
Druidic Natural Level 8
Wizardry Necromancy Level 8
Stregari Cursing Level 8
Real Cost: 32 Active Points: 135
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse, Death
Effect
Minor Transform 6d6 (Person into Same Person with Disease of Choice, Healing Magic, Remove Disease), Improved Target Group (Any Disease; +1/4), Personal Immunity (+1/4), Lingering up to 1 Minute (+3/4) (135 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (-1 1/4), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2), No Range (-1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, Only to Activate, -1/2), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Sympathy View
Druidic Natural Level 8
Wizardry Enchantment Level 8
Stregari Cursing Level 8
Real Cost: 33 Active Points: 133
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Compulsion
Description
Long Term Endurance Lost Paid When Spell Is Cast
Effect
Mind Control 7 1/2d6 (Human class of minds), Telepathic (+1/4), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Day (+1/4), Invisible Power Effects (Mental Group; +1/2), Uncontrolled (+1/2), Continuous (+1) (133 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Minute, Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -1), Side Effects, Side Effect occurs automatically whenever Power is used (Side Effect always occurs whenever the character does some specific act; Caster takes 27 LTE loss; -1/2), Set Effect (Only to Repel Specific Creature Type (Determined When Cast); -1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Does Not Provide Mental Awareness (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Bestow Legendary Curse View
Wizardry Transmutation Level 9
Stregari Cursing Level 9
Real Cost: 34 Active Points: 145
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse
Effect
Drain DEX, COM, INT, EGO simultaneously 2d6, Uncontrolled (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), DEX, COM, INT, EGO (+1), Continuous (+1), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Century; +3 1/4) (145 Active Points); Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Character May Take No Other Actions, -1 1/2), 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Minute (Stopped by Remove Curse, Dispel Magic, or Wish Magic; -1), Incantations (Complex; -1/2), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Energy Drain View
Clerical General Level 9
Wizardry Necromancy Level 9
Domain Decay Level 9
Stregari Cursing Level 9
Real Cost: 40 Active Points: 150
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Curse, Negative
Effect
Drain DEX, BODY 4d6, DEX, BODY simultaneously (+1/2), Ranged (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Week; +1 3/4) (150 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/4), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Greater Curse of Sunlessness View
Domain Darkness Level 9
Stregari Cursing Level 9
Real Cost: 35 Active Points: 148
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Darkness
Description
The caster calls forth an artificial night in a large area which lasts for a century (baring countermagic), and resists attempts to repeal it.
Effect
Change Environment 64" radius, -4 to Sight Group PER Rolls, Long-Lasting 1 Century, Personal Immunity (+1/4), Difficult To Dispel (x2 Active Points; +1/4) (148 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (1 Turn (Post-Segment 12), Only to Activate, Character May Take No Other Actions, -3/4), Concentration (1/2 DCV; -1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Greater Malison View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 9
Stregari Cursing Level 9
Real Cost: 33 Active Points: 149
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: AD&D 2e Supplement
Keywords
Mind-Affecting, Curse
Effect
Drain EGO, PRE 3 1/2d6, EGO, PRE simultaneously (+1/2), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Hour; +1), Area of Effect Radius: 9", Selective (+1 3/4) (149 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase, -3/4), Concentration 1/2 DCV (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Masterful Mind Fugue View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 9
Stregari Cursing Level 9
Real Cost: 37 Active Points: 150
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Mind-Affecting
Effect
Ego Attack 15d6 (Human class of minds) (150 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Plague Touch View
Wizardry Necromancy Level 9
Stregari Cursing Level 9
Real Cost: 25 Active Points: 147
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Curse, Death
Effect
  • Drain BODY 2d6, Sticky Standard (+1/2), No Normal Defense appropriate LS: Immunity (+1), Delayed Return Rate (points return at the rate of 5 per Season; +2 1/4) (95 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Turn, -1), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2), Gradual Effect 1 Minute (-1/2), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4) (Real Cost: 17)
  • Ranged Killing Attack 1d6 (vs. NND), Sticky Standard (+1/2), No Normal Defense appropriate LS: Immunity (+1), Does BODY (+1) (52 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Turn, -1), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2), No Range (-1/2), Linked (Drain; -1/2), Gradual Effect 1 Minute (-1/2), Gestures (-1/4), Incantations (-1/4) (Real Cost: 8)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Power Word: Agony View
Wizardry Enchantment Level 9
Domain Voice Level 9
Stregari Cursing Level 9
Real Cost: 33 Active Points: 150
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Sonic, Mind-Affecting, Curse, Pain
Description
Caster says a single word of power that is so potent it usually renders it's victim insensate. NOTE: Is either Sonic or Curse, not both (depending on SFX of caster)
Effect
Energy Blast 12d6 (vs. AVLD: Flash Defense (Hearing)), AVLD: Flash Defense Hearing (+1 1/2) (150 Active Points); 1 Charge (-2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Delayed Phase -3/4), Incantations (Voice Range, -1/4), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Supreme Remove Curse View
Druidic Natural Level 9
Wizardry Abjuration Level 9
Stregari Cursing Level 9
Real Cost: 33 Active Points: 150
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: New Content
Keywords
Anti-Magic
Effect
Dispel Curses 40d6, any Curse one at a time (+1/4) (150 Active Points); 1 Charges (-2), Extra Time Extra Segment (Delayed Phase; -3/4), Incantations (-1/4), Gestures (-1/4), 1/2 DCV Concentration (-1/4)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition

Wail of the Banshee View
Wizardry Necromancy Level 9
Stregari Cursing Level 9
Real Cost: 35 Active Points: 150
Provider: Killer Shrike Source: D&D 3e Core
Keywords
Sonic, Curse
Description
NOTE: Is either Sonic or Curse, not both (depending on SFX of caster)
Effect
Drain BODY 6d6, Personal Immunity (+1/4), Area Of Effect (8" Radius; +1), Selective Target (+1/4) (150 Active Points); 1 Continuing Charge lasting 1 Turn (-1 1/4), Incantations, Requires Incantations throughout (-1/2), Concentration 1/2 DCV, Must Concentrate throughout use of Constant Power (-1/2), Extra Time (Full Phase, Only to Activate Constant or Persistent Power, Delayed Phase, -1/2), Only Affects Living Creatures (-1/2)
Edition
HERO System 5th Edition