The Complete Psionics Handbook is a supplemental rulebook for the 2nd edition of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, published in by. The Complete Psionics Handbook (5e) – A simple, straightforward, playable psionics framework for 5th Edition using the Player’s Handbook. I wrote this in for AD&D 2nd Edition, having never read TSR’s Psionics Handbook. Be amused. This was reformatted for the web in.

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Psychometabolism Good call on the psychic handvook benefit. When attempting to use a power, the player makes a Power Check by rolling 1d20 and comparing the result to the Power Score.

Psionicists can hide themselves in the center of such a sphere, and the chances of getting in are equal to those of getting out. While using this power, the psionicist must roll another success roll each round or lose concentration. In addition to the owner of an item, a psionicist can sometimes sense an emotion as well.

In terms of raw power, the 3. I probably intended to have a different effect, with increased cost options. Additionally, each power description includes a specific penalty suffered by the psionicist if a 20 is rolled. I’m curious to see how WotC expands on the non-mechanical bits. The location is seen from a bird’s eye view, the height of which can be determined by the psionicist.

Can never be combined with wizard or priest, even with the human dual-class ability. A psionicist is limited in weapon use the same way that a wizard is because of their lack of talent in armed combat. While levitating, the psionicist can do most of the things possible on the ground. If you are fighting the creature, it has advantage on the saving throw. Consult the table below to determine the DC.

The Psionics Handbook (2E) – Zioth

I do agree that it’s a bit odd, but I felt that resistance was too strong of a benefit. As a psionicist gains experience and advances in level, pxionics acquires more powers, and as a psionicist rises through the ranks, he also gains access to defense modes – special telepathic powers, which are received free of charge and don’t count against a psionicist’s normal power limits.


The type and severity of the insanity is up to the DM, and can depend on the target’s wisdom, if the DM so decides. This psychic focus is significantly stronger than almost any other. As an action, you unleash a solid blast of force from your outstretched hand handbok a line 30 feet long and 5 feet wide.

After the sixth round, attack is psionucs, AC is worstened to 10, 2d10 HP are lost immediately, and again every fourth hour for a day, and two points of strength and two of intelligence are lost regainable by a day’s rest.

D&D Expanded Psionics Handbook

This really isn’t the right name for this discipline. Psioncs, how does this ability fit into the concept of the rest of the discipline being about stealth? If once check fails to pass through barriers, the psionicist can not pass through another barrier psioonics already passed through for 24 hours.

Those have a minimum level qualifyer in their decriptions. Character sheet for the samurai from Complete Warrior. If the power fails, the psionicist instantly loses half of his maximum hit points. Also Psychokinesis Unleash Energy 13, T.

That’s what I was thinking as well. Anyhow, here’s a small update, primarily to balance disciplines and other class features.

The Psionics Handbook (2E)

Powers are designated as either sciences major powers or devotions minor powers. This is an extremely powerful and difficult to wield power. Psionics should feel very distinct from magic, but a lot of the effects here are just slightly different versions of spells with different fluff. The Consumptive Power feature gained at level 10 has been changed.

From the standpoint of someone who likes to make homebrew, this kind of commentary and discussion is so so appreciated. Psionic Assault Good point on the wording problem, and Psychic Crush needing a boost. Should an ability like Dazzling strike have a lower Die roll at lower levels and scale into the 1D8 per psi?


Lvl Exp Lvl Exp Lvl Exp Lvl Exp 2 7 12 17 3 8 13 pskonics 4 9 14 19 5 10 15 20 6 11 16 The amount of points spent on this effect cannot exceed half your psi limit rounded up.

Instead of Psionic Focus, you have Reserve Pool, and some feats simply cost Power Points instead of costing Psionic Focus, so you could have several feats active simultaneously in 3.

Mind Psioniccs I do agree with it being pretty strong. Furthermore, since psionicists are rarely of the upper classes, they are usually unskilled workers. Apologies for the lack of responses or updates lately. Simply put, the psi limit no longer scales above 7.

This Month’s Dragon Magazine. Unleash Energy 13, T. On a side note, I’ve also made a change to any disciplines with effects based on mystic level, like Intellect Fortress. Every turn, another success roll must be made to avoid falling. Psionicists can use many of the magical items that are not specifically designed for another class, including potions and oils, rings, books and tomes, jewels and jewelry, cloaks and robes, boots and gloves, girdles, bags and bottles, dusts and stones, musical intstruments, some of the wierd stuff, and armor and weapons available to their class.

The psionicist does not know when the attempt fails.

The book contains over psionic powers, and includes an entire chapter on psychic combat.