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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
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'''Mental Manipulation''' is a standard power set that is a secondary set for [[Blaster]]s.
  
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"Manipulate your enemies with an array of offensive Psionic powers. Few living beings can resist their effects. Creatures without minds, however, like machines and robots, are much more resistant."
Manipulate your enemies with an array of offensive Psionic powers. Few living beings can resist their effects. Creatures without minds, however, like machines and robots, are much more resistant. '''Mental Manipulation''' is a secondary power set for [[Blaster]]s.
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== Power Tables ==
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== Power Table ==
 
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The Mental Manipulation power set is available as a secondary set for [[Blaster]]s. The following table shows the level at which each power is available:
=== Blaster ===
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The Mental Manipulation power set is available as a secondary set for [[Blaster]]s. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:
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{{Powers_LevelRow|Icon=MentalControl_BuildUp.png|Power=Concentration|Level=16|Effect=Self +DMG, +To-Hit|Border=1}}
 
{{Powers_LevelRow|Icon=MentalControl_BuildUp.png|Power=Concentration|Level=16|Effect=Self +DMG, +To-Hit|Border=1}}
 
{{Powers_LevelRow|Icon=PsionicAssault_PsychicSiphon.png|Power=Drain Psyche|Level=20|Effect=PBAoE, Foe -Regen, -Recovery, Self +Regen, +Recovery|Border=1}}
 
{{Powers_LevelRow|Icon=PsionicAssault_PsychicSiphon.png|Power=Drain Psyche|Level=20|Effect=PBAoE, Foe -Regen, -Recovery, Self +Regen, +Recovery|Border=1}}
{{Powers_LevelRow|Icon=PsionicAssault_PsionicShockwave.png|Power=World of Confusion|Level=28|Effect=Toggle: PBAoE, Minor DoT(Psionic), Foe Confuse|Border=1}}
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{{Powers_LevelRow|Icon=MentalControl_WorldOfConfusion.png|Power=World of Confusion|Level=28|Effect=Toggle: PBAoE, Minor DoT(Psionic), Foe Confuse|Border=1}}
 
{{Powers_LevelRow|Icon=MentalControl_Scare.png|Power=Scare|Level=35|Effect=Ranged, Foe Fear|Border=1}}
 
{{Powers_LevelRow|Icon=MentalControl_Scare.png|Power=Scare|Level=35|Effect=Ranged, Foe Fear|Border=1}}
 
{{Powers_LevelRow|Icon=PsionicAssault_PsionicShockwave.png|Power=Psychic Shockwave|Level=38|Effect=PBAoE, High DMG(Psionic), Foe Disorient, -Recharge|Border=0}}
 
{{Powers_LevelRow|Icon=PsionicAssault_PsionicShockwave.png|Power=Psychic Shockwave|Level=38|Effect=PBAoE, High DMG(Psionic), Foe Disorient, -Recharge|Border=0}}
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== Powers ==
 
== Powers ==
 
The following are powers in the {{PAGENAME}} powerset.
 
 
 
=== [[File:MentalControl_BuildUp.png]] Concentration ===
 
=== [[File:MentalControl_BuildUp.png]] Concentration ===
 
Greatly boosts your attacks for a few seconds. Slightly increases chance to hit.
 
Greatly boosts your attacks for a few seconds. Slightly increases chance to hit.
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{{PowerBlock_Recharge|Long}}
 
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=== [[File:PsionicAssault PsychicSiphon.png]] Drain Psyche ===
 
=== [[File:PsionicAssault PsychicSiphon.png]] Drain Psyche ===
You Drain the Psyche of you nearby foes, thus weakening their Hit Point Regeneration and Endurance Recovery and boosting your own. Recharge: Very Long
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You Drain the Psyche of nearby foes, thus weakening their Hit Point Regeneration and Endurance Recovery and boosting your own. Recharge: Very Long
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{{PowerBlock_Recharge|Very Long}}
 
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=== [[File:PsionicAssault_MindProbe.png]] Mind Probe ===
 
=== [[File:PsionicAssault_MindProbe.png]] Mind Probe ===
Grip the minds of your foe with a Mind Probe. You must be in close proximity to pull off this attack that wreaks havoc on your foes synapses, dealing moderate Psionic Damage while reducing his attack speed. Damage: Moderate, Recharge: Moderate
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Grip the minds of your foe with a Mind Probe. You must be in close proximity to pull off this attack that wreaks havoc on your foes synapses, dealing moderate Psionic Damage while reducing their attack speed.
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{{PowerBlock_Damage|Moderate (Psionic)}}
 
{{PowerBlock_Damage|Moderate (Psionic)}}
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=== [[File:PsionicAssault_PsychicScream.png]] Psychic Scream ===
 
=== [[File:PsionicAssault_PsychicScream.png]] Psychic Scream ===
This howl of Psionic energy resonates in the minds of all foes within its conical area of effect, inflicting moderate damage. Damage: Moderate, Recharge: Slow
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This howl of Psionic energy resonates in the minds of all foes within its conical area of effect, inflicting moderate damage.
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{{PowerBlock_Damage|Moderate (Psionic)}}
 
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=== [[File:PsionicAssault_PsionicShockwave.png]] Psychic Shockwave ===
 
=== [[File:PsionicAssault_PsionicShockwave.png]] Psychic Shockwave ===
Psychic Shockwave is a devastating Psionic attack that wracks the minds of all nearby foes. Affected foes may have a reduced attack rate and may be left Disoriented. Damage: High Recharge: Slow
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Psychic Shockwave is a devastating Psionic attack that wracks the minds of all nearby foes. Affected foes may have a reduced attack rate and may be left Disoriented.
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{{PowerBlock_Damage|High (Psionic)}}
 
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=== [[File:MentalControl_Scare.png]] Scare ===
 
=== [[File:MentalControl_Scare.png]] Scare ===
You entwine a single foe within his deepest fears and cause him to helplessly tremble for a brief while. Recharge: Medium
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You entwine a single foe within their deepest fears and cause them to helplessly tremble for a brief while.
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=== [[File:PsionicAssault_Subdue.png]] Subdual ===
 
=== [[File:PsionicAssault_Subdue.png]] Subdual ===
Subdual deals moderate Psionic damage and may leave the targeted foe Immobilized for a brief time. Immobilized foes cannot move but can still attack. Damage: Moderate, Recharge: Moderate
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Subdual deals moderate Psionic damage and may leave the targeted foe Immobilized for a brief time. Immobilized foes cannot move but can still attack.
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{{PowerBlock_Damage|Moderate (Psionic)}}
 
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=== [[File:PsionicAssault_TelekineticThrust.png]] Telekinetic Thrust ===
 
=== [[File:PsionicAssault_TelekineticThrust.png]] Telekinetic Thrust ===
A focused attack or intense mental power that violently sends a nearby foe flying. Deals minimal damage, but can be very effective. Damage: Minor, Recharge: Moderate
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A focused attack or intense mental power that violently sends a nearby foe flying. Deals minimal damage, but can be very effective.
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{{PowerBlock_Damage|Minor (Psionic/Smashing)}}
 
{{PowerBlock_Damage|Minor (Psionic/Smashing)}}
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=== [[File:PsionicAssault_PsionicShockwave.png]] World of Confusion ===
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=== [[File:MentalControl_WorldOfConfusion.png]] World of Confusion ===
This toggle powers allows you to cause psionic damage and cause confusion within a group of foes, creating chaos. The chance of confusing an enemy is lower than the chance of damaging them, and it may take multiple hits to affect stronger opponents. All affected foes within the area will turn and attack each other, ignoring all heroes. You will not receive any Experience Points for foes defeated by Confused enemies. Recharge: Moderate
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This toggle powers allows you to cause psionic damage and cause confusion within a group of foes, creating chaos. The chance of confusing an enemy is lower than the chance of damaging them, and it may take multiple hits to affect stronger opponents. All affected foes within the area will turn and attack each other, ignoring all heroes. You will not receive any Experience Points for foes defeated by Confused enemies.
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{{PowerBlock_Damage|Minor Damage over Time(Psionic)}}
 
{{PowerBlock_Damage|Minor Damage over Time(Psionic)}}
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== Historical ==
 
== Historical ==
 
 
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* This set was added to the game for [[Blaster]]s in [[Issue 12]].
* This set was added to the game in [[Issue 12]].
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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
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* {{RedTomaxPowerSet|Power={{PAGENAMEE}}|Archetype=Blaster|Type=Support}}
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* Description at the official boards [http://web.archive.org/web/20080410150457/http://boards.cityofheroes.com/showflat.php?Number=10523131]
  
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[[Category:Power Sets]]
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* Description at the official boards [http://boards.cityofheroes.com/showflat.php?Number=10523131]
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[[Category:Blaster Secondary]]
 
[[Category:Blaster Secondary]]

Latest revision as of 06:17, 25 July 2014

Overview

Mental Manipulation is a standard power set that is a secondary set for Blasters.

"Manipulate your enemies with an array of offensive Psionic powers. Few living beings can resist their effects. Creatures without minds, however, like machines and robots, are much more resistant."

Power Table

The Mental Manipulation power set is available as a secondary set for Blasters. The following table shows the level at which each power is available:

Power Level Effect
PsionicAssault Subdue.png Subdual 1 Ranged, Moderate DoT(Psionic), Foe Immobilize
PsionicAssault MindProbe.png Mind Probe 2 Melee, Moderate DMG(Psionic), Foe -Recharge
PsionicAssault TelekineticThrust.png Telekinetic Thrust 4 Melee, Minor DMG(Psionic/Smash), Foe Knockback
PsionicAssault PsychicScream.png Psychic Scream 10 Ranged (Cone), Moderate DMG(Psionic), Foe -Recharge
MentalControl BuildUp.png Concentration 16 Self +DMG, +To-Hit
PsionicAssault PsychicSiphon.png Drain Psyche 20 PBAoE, Foe -Regen, -Recovery, Self +Regen, +Recovery
MentalControl WorldOfConfusion.png World of Confusion 28 Toggle: PBAoE, Minor DoT(Psionic), Foe Confuse
MentalControl Scare.png Scare 35 Ranged, Foe Fear
PsionicAssault PsionicShockwave.png Psychic Shockwave 38 PBAoE, High DMG(Psionic), Foe Disorient, -Recharge

Powers

MentalControl BuildUp.png Concentration

Greatly boosts your attacks for a few seconds. Slightly increases chance to hit.

Recharge Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 16 (Blaster)
Effects Self +Damage, +To-Hit
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training ToHit Buffs.png Enhance ToHit Buff
Set Categories IO To Hit Buff.png To Hit Buff

PsionicAssault PsychicSiphon.png Drain Psyche

You Drain the Psyche of nearby foes, thus weakening their Hit Point Regeneration and Endurance Recovery and boosting your own. Recharge: Very Long

Recharge Very Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 20 (Blaster)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect
Foe -Regen -Recovery
Self +Regen +Recovery
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Endurance Modification.png Enhance Endurance Modification
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Heal.png Enhance Heal
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Healing-Absorb.png Healing/Absorb
IO Endurance Modification.png Endurance Modification
IO Accurate Healing.png Accurate Healing

PsionicAssault MindProbe.png Mind Probe

Grip the minds of your foe with a Mind Probe. You must be in close proximity to pull off this attack that wreaks havoc on your foes synapses, dealing moderate Psionic Damage while reducing their attack speed.

Damage Moderate (Psionic)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 2 (Blaster)
Effects Melee
Foe -Recharge
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Melee Damage.png Melee Damage

PsionicAssault PsychicScream.png Psychic Scream

This howl of Psionic energy resonates in the minds of all foes within its conical area of effect, inflicting moderate damage.

Damage Moderate (Psionic)
Recharge Slow
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 10 (Blaster)
Effects Ranged (Cone)
Foe -Recharge
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Damage.png Targeted AoE Damage

PsionicAssault PsionicShockwave.png Psychic Shockwave

Psychic Shockwave is a devastating Psionic attack that wracks the minds of all nearby foes. Affected foes may have a reduced attack rate and may be left Disoriented.

Damage High (Psionic)
Recharge Long
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 38 (Blaster)
Effects Point Blank Area of Effect
Foe Disorient, -Recharge
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Disorient Duration.png Enhance Disorient Duration
Set Categories IO PBAoE Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Disorient Duration.png Stuns

MentalControl Scare.png Scare

You entwine a single foe within their deepest fears and cause them to helplessly tremble for a brief while.

Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 35 (Blaster)
Effects Ranged
Foe Fear
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Fear Duration.png Enhance Fear Duration
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Fear Duration.png Fear

PsionicAssault Subdue.png Subdual

Subdual deals moderate Psionic damage and may leave the targeted foe Immobilized for a brief time. Immobilized foes cannot move but can still attack.

Damage Moderate (Psionic)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 1 (Blaster)
Effects Ranged
Foe Immobilize
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Immobilization Duration.png Enhance Immobilization Duration
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Ranged Damage.png Ranged Damage
IO Immobilization Duration.png Immobilize

PsionicAssault TelekineticThrust.png Telekinetic Thrust

A focused attack or intense mental power that violently sends a nearby foe flying. Deals minimal damage, but can be very effective.

Damage Minor (Psionic/Smashing)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 4 (Blaster)
Effects Melee
Foe Knockback
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO Melee Damage.png Melee Damage
IO Knockback Distance.png Knockback

MentalControl WorldOfConfusion.png World of Confusion

This toggle powers allows you to cause psionic damage and cause confusion within a group of foes, creating chaos. The chance of confusing an enemy is lower than the chance of damaging them, and it may take multiple hits to affect stronger opponents. All affected foes within the area will turn and attack each other, ignoring all heroes. You will not receive any Experience Points for foes defeated by Confused enemies.

Damage Minor Damage over Time(Psionic)
Recharge Moderate
Minimum Level Archetypeicon blaster.png 28 (Blaster)
Effects Toggle: Point Blank Area of Effect
Foe Confuse
Enhancements TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
TO Training Confusion Duration.png Enhance Confusion Duration
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories IO PBAoE Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Confusion Duration.png Confuse

Historical

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