Legacy Power: Phenotypic Plasticity

I'm adaptable

A 1 Gift Warp Form Power used by Dr. Patrick Stanley, created by Serpentail.


Dr. Stanley is able to incorporate traits of other animals into his own physiology helping him adapt to any circumstance.


Exert your Mind, choose an Animate target within Arm's Reach, and spend 1 Minute warping their form. You roll Intellect + Animals Difficulty 6, which the target may contest by rolling [[defensive-roll]], provided they are not restrained, unconscious, or incapacitated.

If you are successful, you may change their body in a way that ranges from a mere aesthetic difference to something inconvenient. Alterations cannot cause a dice penalty of more than -2 to any given Action.

Your alteration counts as a new Battle Scar and is affected by Powers that interact with Battle Scars.


  • Augmentation (Your alterations may provide a functional benefit to your target instead of a penalty. Can give up to +2 dice for relevant actions, or simple beneficial traits possessed by mundane animals, such as gills for water breathing.)


  • Selfish (You may only target yourself.)
  • I Got Better. . . (Your alteration "heals" over the course of the next month, after which it is fully cured.)


Range: 0 ( Arm's Reach ) Cast Time: 1 ( 1 Minute )

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May 10, 2022, 1:44 a.m. - Upgrade Cost: 1. Upgraded from old powers system

April 23, 2022, 2:11 a.m. - Revision Cost: 1. Added Drawback: Contestable, Removed Drawback: Selfish

- April 6, 2022, 10:30 p.m. - Revision Cost: 1. Removed Enhancement: Willful End, Added Drawback: I Got Better. . ., Removed Drawback: Focus, Parameter Cast Time changed from 0 to 1.

April 3, 2022, 12:08 a.m. - Adjustment Cost: 1. Text field change

April 3, 2022, 12:05 a.m. - New Cost: 1. Initial power creation

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