Awareness on half-magic + karma

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FrozenVomit
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Awareness on half-magic + karma

Post by FrozenVomit » Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:33 pm

As an Elementalist I have for half-magic the ability to detect Elemental Spirit (p.96)

It says that it is a perception-based test.

My question is: Can I use Awareness instead of using only my perception step?

Therefore can I use Karma since Awareness is one of Elementalist?

If you can give the pages where you found your infos. I'll need this to prove it to my DM 😉

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Re: Awareness on half-magic + karma

Post by Bonhumm » Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:17 am

My guess would be no. The player's page 81 states:

When you make a Half-Magic test, the gamemaster determines the Attribute most appropriate for the action the character wishes to accomplish.

thus only an Attribute could be used for Half-magic. This would be, of course, up to the GM ultimately.

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Re: Awareness on half-magic + karma

Post by Mataxes » Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:07 am

Remember that any Half-magic test is Attribute+Circle, not just Attribute, and you can use Karma on Half-magic rolls (last line on page 81 of the Player's Guide: "Adepts may spend a Karma Point on Half-magic tests").

That said, I wouldn't have an issue with the Elementalist rolling Awareness instead of their normal Perception+Circle Half-magic test.
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Re: Awareness on half-magic + karma

Post by FrozenVomit » Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:10 am

All is answer. Thanks.

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