Clairvoyance

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Clairvoyance
Category

Mental

Cost

2

Creation CodeThe letters that represent this
Mutation within a Build Code

dc

ID?Use this ID to wish for the mutation
(example: mutation:Clairvoyance)

Clairvoyance

Reality DistortingReality distorting mutations
cannot be used under
the effects of normality.

yes

Clairvoyance

You briefly gain vision of a nearby area.

Vision radius: (level based)
Vision duration: (level based)
Cooldown: 100

An Esper using Clairvoyance to remotely view a room in Ovw red rock.pngRed Rock.

Clairvoyance is a mental mutation that allows the player to remotely view an area for a short time.

This mutation grants the "Clairvoyance" activated ability, which when used, will prompt the player to select a tile within the current zone. Any tile can be chosen regardless of distance, a even tile the player can't see. The tiles that will be revealed to the player will be shown around their selection point.

When Clairvoyance is used and a tile is selected, a circular area of the map centered on the chosen tile will be treated as being visible to the player, even if the player couldn't normally see the area due to occluding objects or a lack of light. The radius of this vision is determined by mutation level. The area will remain completely visible to the player for a mutation level-based number of rounds before the effect dissipates and the area becomes imperceptible once more.

Even after the effect wears off, the area that was revealed will be treated as having been explored, and thus the darkened general layout of the area will still be visible even if the player doesn't have line of sight.

Normality can render parts of the map or individual objects invisible. For example, a Sparking baetyl.pngsparking baetyl will not appear when its tile is viewed with Clairvoyance, unless the player has line of sight to that tile. The presence of Normality gas.pngnormality gas or a Normality field.pngnormality field will instead conceal the tile and all objects in it.

Formulas[edit | edit source]

The following formulas are used to determine area of effect and duration of vision based on mutation level.[1]

Area if Mutation Level < 15
(3 + Level)
Duration
(Level + 19)

If the player's mutation level is 15 or higher, Clairvoyance does not require a tile be selected and will simply reveal the entire map at once.

Advancement Table[edit | edit source]

Mutation Level Area of Effect Duration
1 4 20 rounds
2 5 21 rounds
3 6 22 rounds
4 7 23 rounds
5 8 24 rounds
6 9 25 rounds
7 10 26 rounds
8 11 27 rounds
9 12 28 rounds
10 13 29 rounds
Mutation Level Area of Effect Duration
11 14 30 rounds
12 15 31 rounds
13 16 32 rounds
14 17 33 rounds
15 Whole map 34 rounds
16 Whole map 35 rounds
17 Whole map 36 rounds
18 Whole map 37 rounds
19 Whole map 38 rounds
20 Whole map 39 rounds
Mutation Level Area of Effect Duration
21 Whole map 40 rounds
22 Whole map 41 rounds
23 Whole map 42 rounds
24 Whole map 43 rounds
25 Whole map 44 rounds
26 Whole map 45 rounds
27 Whole map 46 rounds
28 Whole map 47 rounds
29 Whole map 48 rounds
30 Whole map 49 rounds

Ability Cooldown[edit | edit source]

Clairvoyance's cooldown (CD) in rounds depends on the user's willpower (WI) attribute:

WICDWICDWICDWICD
91351510521752745
101301610022702840
11125179523652935
12120189024603030
13115198525553125
14110208026503220

Advantages & Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

This section is opinion-based. Your mileage may vary.

Advantages[edit | edit source]

  • Low cost at character creation
  • Allows the player to remotely view an area and check for threats
  • Allows the player to use vision-based abilities in an area they normally couldn't see, such as Teleportation and Sunder Mind
  • Reveals the entire map at level 15

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

  • Long cooldown that doesn't improve with mutation level
  • Area of vision and duration start out small and grow slowly

References[edit | edit source]

  1. XRL.World.Parts.Mutation.Clairvoyance