Heightened Quickness

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Heightened Quickness
Category

Physical

Cost

3

Creation CodeThe letters that represent this
Mutation within a Build Code

bk

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

HeightenedSpeed

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

no

Heightened Quickness

You are gifted with tremendous speed.

+(level based) Quickness

Heightened Quickness is a physical mutation that provides a bonus to the player's overall Quickness score, increasing the speed at which they perform actions.

Formulas[edit | edit source]

The following formula is used to determine quickness bonus based on mutation level.[1]

Quickness Bonus
13 + (2 × Level)

Advancement Table[edit | edit source]

Mutation Level Quickness Bonus
1 +15
2 +17
3 +19
4 +21
5 +23
6 +25
7 +27
8 +29
9 +31
10 +33
Mutation Level Quickness Bonus
11 +35
12 +37
13 +39
14 +41
15 +43
16 +45
17 +47
18 +49
19 +51
20 +53
Mutation Level Quickness Bonus
21 +55
22 +57
23 +59
24 +61
25 +63
26 +65
27 +67
28 +69
29 +71
30 +73

Advantages & Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

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

Advantages[edit | edit source]

  • Higher Quickness allows the player to take more actions, meaning they attack more, run faster, and can use more items per turn
  • Provides an permanent, "always on" Quickness bonus, unlike Adrenal Control or other sources of Quickness
  • Reduces the effect of the player desynchronizing from enemies when they take quick actions

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

  • Quickness bonus scales slowly with mutation levels
  • Moderate cost at character creation

References[edit | edit source]

  1. XRL.World.Parts.Mutation.HeightenedSpeed