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Pilot Traits
« on: March 15, 2017, 03:01:21 AM »
Child Soldier (Trait)
Either by being an orphan, kidnapped, sold by cruel parents or simply separated from them by conflict, you ended up forced to work as part of some shady violent industrial organization. Lacking proper education, you're highly suspicious of fancy magic items, however you have a knack with machinery and other things that helps you solve problems through other ways.

Prerequisite: Levels in either Real Pilot, Super Pilot, Peace Princess, Support Staff, Arcane Pilot, Divine Pilot, Einst Queen, Ideal Idol, Magitech Knight, Mecha Marine, Module Pilot, Moon Vanguard, Prodigy Pilot, Psycho Pilot, Steel Soldier or Ship Captain

Benefit: You gain the following benefits.

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If you're a PC or a named NPC that isn't somebody's cohort/minion, you also gain Improved Unarmed Strike plus six Neo Skills chosen from the list below. With each level up you can choose new abilities to fill those slots, or with one year of uninterrupted work.

If you're slain, your body wields high quality organs that can be harvested as essence for crafting magic items worth the average treasure for your level (or WBL if you're a PC or named NPC that isn't somebody's cohort/minion).

Loss: You don't know how to read and write unless you spend 2 skill points for that since such old skills are seen as obsolete or just not worth the effort when there's cheap machines to do that work. You also don't know how to speak any widely known language unless you spend another 1 skill points to learn Common. You cannot benefit from magic items on your possession, nor mundane items worth  more than 10 GP besides non-magic non-masterwork weapons you're proficient with and pilot clothes. Neither can you benefit from abilities that allow you to absorb a magic item's essence like the Tarrasque's Assimilation. You can still benefit from such items used by others, like riding in somebody else's airship, as long as you're not piloting it. You must still claim your fair share of the party's treasure, and spend it in exotic gadgets and clothing which don't do much but you've been pretty much brainwashed to believe you can't live without buying the newest models at every opportunity. Or you're sending the money to support distant family and friends plus maybe saving some for your own retirement.

If you're brought to life after your essence was harvested, you must spend treasure equal to the average treasure for your level (or WBL if you're a PC or named NPC that isn't somebody's cohort/minion) in assorted medical therapies to regain your Child Soldier bonus, which takes 1d12 days. Until then you're too weakened to fully unleash your abilities. Your family/friends/retirement fund/fun will have to wait. If you can't afford a full recovery right away, you can gradually recover relatively to the level of treasure/WBL you can spend in the medical therapy, so for example if you're a 10th level child soldier character and spend equivalent to a 5th level character's WBL in such a therapy, you would recover Child Soldier bonus equivalent to a 5th level Child Soldier character. Each such partial therapy still take 1d12 days to complete.


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Special: A Child Soldier can't take Vow of Poverty, as they wouldn't be rennouncing anything.


Miss Missile(Trait)

Prerequisite: Levels in either Real Pilot, Super Pilot, Peace Princess, Support Staff, Arcane Pilot, Divine Pilot, Einst Queen, Ideal Idol, Magitech Knight, Mecha Marine, Module Pilot, Moon Vanguard, Prodigy Pilot, Psycho Pilot, Steel Soldier or Ship Captain

Benefit: When you use weapons with “Missile” in their name you gain a +1 bonus in the attack rolls and they only cost half energy to use and consume half ammo (you can work with fractional ammo). When using twin/X-linked energy weapons, you instead pay normal energy cost instead of half for each weapon.

Loss: When you use weapons without “Missile” in their names, you take a -1 penalty in the attack rolls, they cost double energy to use and consume twice as much ammo.



Beam Boy (Trait)
Beams of all sorts are a classic mecha weapon, but some pilots use them almost exclusively.
Prerequisite: Levels in either Real Pilot, Super Pilot, Peace Princess, Support Staff, Arcane Pilot, Divine Pilot, Einst Queen, Ideal Idol, Magitech Knight, Mecha Marine, Module Pilot, Moon Vanguard, Prodigy Pilot, Psycho Pilot, Steel Soldier or Ship Captain

Benefit: When you use weapons with “Beam” in their name you gain a +1 bonus in the attack rolls and they only cost half energy to use and consume half ammo (you can work with fractional ammo). When using twin/X-linked energy weapons, you instead pay normal energy cost instead of half for each weapon.

Loss: When you use weapons without “Beam” in their names, you take a -1 penalty in the attack rolls and they cost double energy to use and consume twice as much ammo.


School Specialist (Trait)
Pilots are often versatile in their fighting techniques, but some prefer to focus in a specific combat path.
Prerequisite: Levels in either Real Pilot, Super Pilot, Peace Princess, Support Staff, Arcane Pilot, Divine Pilot, Einst Queen, Ideal Idol, Magitech Knight, Mecha Marine, Module Pilot, Moon Vanguard, Prodigy Pilot, Psycho Pilot, Steel Soldier or Ship Captain

Benefit: Choose one pilot/martial school. You count as having +1 PL/IL for that school’s effects besides learning them.

Loss: All your other pilot/martial schools take a -1 PL/IL penalty, including for learning them.


Strange Spirit (Trait)
Many pilots have unexpected staarts to their careers, but some never really fit to their machines.
Prerequisite: Levels in either Real Pilot, Super Pilot, Peace Princess, Support Staff, Arcane Pilot, Divine Pilot, Einst Queen, Ideal Idol, Magitech Knight, Mecha Marine, Module Pilot, Moon Vanguard, Prodigy Pilot, Psycho Pilot, Steel Soldier or Ship Captain

Benefit: You can count levels of your first class as either super pilot, real pilot or ship captain for the purpose of spirit costs.

Loss: You no longer count as your original first class for the purpose of spirit costs.
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