Inherent powers are permanent powers that a hero or villain automatically has without having to train to obtain. The two main types of inherent powers are powers that are specific to an archetype and powers that all heroes have.
The following are inherent powers are specific to the archetypes available in City of Heroes and City of Villains.
The Defender primary focus is to protect the team. When his allies are in danger, the Defender is able to look deep within him or herself and rise to the occasion. As a Defender's teammates are in danger of being defeated, the Defender gains an endurance discount and can activate their powers at a reduced cost. The more teammates in trouble, the greater the discount.
Type: Archetype-Specific (Defenders) Effects: Endurance Discount
Universal Inherent Powers
When all else fails, you have only your two fists to depend on.
Damage: Minor Recharge: Fast Effects: Foe Minor Smashing Damage Enhancements: Reduce Endurance Cost Enhance Recharge Speed Enhance Damage Enhance Accuracy