Skill Name: Psionics
Entry Last Update: 04/25/2001
Psionics is the ability to use only one's mind to affect the world around
Who Can Learn It: Only Psions and Psycians may learn Psionics. "Latent" Psionics can also exist in other classes, but have no real skill.
What It is Supposed to Do: Allow you to use your mind to affect the world around you without having to move a muscle.
What it Does: Grants various powers that have varied effects. These powers use some fatigue, but mainly take Psionic Points (also called Psi).
The psionic powers include:
Psionic Centering - The ability to focus one's mind and more quickly recover Psionic Points.
Psionic Dart - A mental attack which does considerable damage for a low-level ability. It also bypasses armor.
Psionic Detect Invisible - Searches the shadows for the minds of others, so you know who is stalking you.
Psionic Detect Psionics - Searches for Psionic abilities in those around you.
Psionic ESP - Gives people the ability to CONTACT others (send messages over great distances).
Psionic Examination - Examines the aura of a creature, revealing its basic statistics and true name/race.
Psionic Heal - Grants physical healing to the psionic.. and later to others.
Psionic Confuse - Incapacitates a target by filling their head with confusing thoughts.