Body Abilites

Athletics

Athletics refers to the overall ability of your character to maneuver in all of the ways a human body can.

  • First Tier: +1 to all rolls to jump, run, swim, climb, swing, roll.
  • Second Tier: +1 to all rolls to jump, run, swim, climb, swing, roll.
  • Third Tier: Automatic success on all vertical jumps of 5 feet or less and horizontal jumples of 20 feet, and +1 on all other unopposed moving actions (actions that are not used to dodge an attack and are not subject to a roll against an opponent).
  • Fourth Tier: Automatic success on all moving actions that are unopposed and do not exceed human limitations (jumping higher than your own body height or farther than 30 horizontal feet, or 8 vertical feet is out of the question, as is sliding through a crack smaller than the largest circumference of your body).

Bulk Training

Bulk training is weight training meant to increase muscle mass. Typically the lifting of weights, this type of training provides increased size and strength.

  • First Tier: +10 lb.s body weight, +1 to all rolls to lift, toss, throw.
  • Second Tier: +20 lb.s body weight. +1 to all rolls to lift, toss, throw, crush, break, bend.
  • Third Tier: +20 lb.s body weight, +1 to all melee damage.
  • Fourth Tier: +20 lb.s body weight, +1 to all rolls to lift, toss, bend, throw, crush, break, +1 damage level.

Endurance

Endurance is developed by both training and experience. After weathering many difficult times with success and without falling prey to grievous injury or malnutrition, your constitution has improved.

  • First Tier: +1 damage level.
  • Second Tier: All negative modifiers due to damage are reduced by 1 (i.e. -0 at 4, -1 at 2, -2 at 1). One health no longer causes staggering.
  • Third Tier: +1 damage level and +1 to resist grapple, throw, and fall damage.
  • Fourth Tier: +1 armor at all times, due to your hardiness.

Grooming

Grooming is the maintenance of oneself so as to appear more attractive. While it does not change your physical features, a stylish haircut or a well-chosen suit can make all the difference in a first impression.

  • First Tier: +1 to all rolls to seduce, impress, or earn respect.
  • Second Tier: +1 to rolls to convince that you possess wealth or power.
  • Third Tier: +1 to all rolls to seduce, impress, earn respect, or appear powerful or wealthy.

Immunities

Immunities are built up as the old adage says: what does not kill us makes us stronger.

  • First Tier: +1 to resist poison and disease.
  • Second Tier: +1 to resist poison, disease, heat, and cold.
  • Third Tier: +1 to resist poison, disease, heat, cold, smoke, pressure, and oxygen deprivation.

Reflex Training

Reflex training can increase the speed with which your body may be suddenly moved in reaction to stimuli.

  • First Tier: +1 to all rolls to dodge.
  • Second Tier: +1 to all rolls to catch an object or dodge.
  • Third Tier: +1 to all rolls to catch an object or dodge, and you may attempt a dodge at – 3 against threats that you do not consciously sense before their arrival, such as surprise attacks.
  • Fourth Tier: Dodge the aim, not the bullet: you may attempt dodge rolls against firearm attacks at -3 as long as you maintain view of the shooter. This also applies to Tesla coils, lasers, etc.