Legacy Power: Research!

Chapter 1: Discovering the supernatural

A 1 Gift Investigate Area Power used by Daniel Wiener, created by loroman1211.


Daniel pulls out his research notes and begins to write. He tests the area be quantifying what moved when.


Exert your Mind, and spend 1 Minute studying the area around a Location within 500 feet. At the end of the cast time, roll Intellect + Culture Difficulty 6. The quality of the information you receive depends on your outcome, and the nature of the information depends on the Enhancements you have chosen.

The number of information-revealing Enhancements attached to this power is limited to 2 for Novice characters, 4 for Seasoned characters, and 7 for Veteran characters. You may still take any number of other, non-informational enhancements.


  • Ley Lines (You can locate the source of any Alien energy or the presence of any Alien effects on the area. Specific information about the function of these effects beyond their general type is not forthcoming.)
  • Census (You learn where exactly creatures and people live within the area, and what sorts of creatures they are.)
  • Traffic (You learn how heavily trafficked the area is, what sorts of Animate beings have moved through the area and when.)


  • Focus (Using this Effect requires a specific kind of item.)
    • Object - Book
  • Unique Focus (This Power takes the form of a specific, unique item, which can be borrowed, lost, or stolen. You must use / wear this item as intended to use this Power.)
    • Focus - Book
  • Fuel (Using this Effect consumes some material good in addition to its other costs.)
    • Fuel Unit - Ramen


Radius: 2 ( 500 feet ) Cast Time: 1 ( 1 Minute )

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Dec. 24, 2022, 1:23 a.m. - Adjustment Cost: 1. Text field change

May 14, 2022, 12:42 a.m. - Upgrade Cost: 1. Upgraded from old powers system

Jan. 14, 2022, 6:51 p.m. - Revision Cost: 1. Removed Enhancement: Traffic, Parameter Cast Time changed from 1 to 2.

- Dec. 26, 2021, 8:34 p.m. - Adjustment Cost: 1. Text field change

Dec. 12, 2021, 1:01 a.m. - New Cost: 1. Initial power creation

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