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 Post subject: Psionic disciplines (2nd and past that)
PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:37 pm 

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A psion gets a Discipline a 1,5,10, and 15.

if the intention is when you receive the psionic discipline powers starting at level 5, like you received that at level one
the Paragraph on pg 133 should indicate 4,9, and 14 levels lower instead of 5,10, and 15


if the intent is for the powers to come at level 6, the class features should be at 6,11, and 16

I can see a clear argument for both interpretations?

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 Post subject: Re: Psionic disciplines (2nd and past that)
PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:28 pm 

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I was very confused about what you were saying here, but eventually think I got it, and it is a very good point. What you are pointing out is that you get your second discipline at 5th level and it functions as 5 levels lower, so it starts as 0th level, which makes no sense, right? Same for later disciplines.

I also found myself confused by the numbers of power a psion is supposed to have. According to the table you start with 4 - but is that four of your choice or does that include the power you get from your discipline and the power you get from your tradition? If it does include those two, what happens at fifth level when you don't get an additional power, but you do get an additional discipline that gives you a power? By 20th level, does a psion have 9 powers, or 9 powers plus their tradition and their 3 discipline powers?

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 Post subject: Re: Psionic disciplines (2nd and past that)
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:02 am 
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toodeep wrote:
I was very confused about what you were saying here, but eventually think I got it, and it is a very good point. What you are pointing out is that you get your second discipline at 5th level and it functions as 5 levels lower, so it starts as 0th level, which makes no sense, right? Same for later disciplines.


This got fixed in the final version of the book... it states 4,9, and 14 levels lower now

toodeep wrote:
I also found myself confused by the numbers of power a psion is supposed to have. According to the table you start with 4 - but is that four of your choice or does that include the power you get from your discipline and the power you get from your tradition?


Disciplines grant an additional power, not from the powers you choose.

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