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From: Loki <daddyjim@**********.COM>
Subject: Re: Combat Fetishes
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 1998 09:30:28 -0700
---Keldon Mor <Keldon@********.NET> wrote:
> Definitely cool. How about using it on a Jinx spell or Jink
Spirit? Also
> works great for Leo's Pawn Shop for easy nuyen...

Keldon, if you can, please put your replies _after_ the post you're
quoting (at the bottom). This is covered in the FAQ under posting
guidelines. Thanx!

Now back to the topic...

Combat Fetishes
Play on Mage. Trash Combat Fetishes to add X to a D6 roll just made
for a Spell used by a Runner you control. X=user's Sorcery.

Play on Runner with Sorcery. Turn and roll D6. On 1, 3, 5: Trash just
-revealed Electrical Challenge; 2, 4, 6: No effect.

Jinx Spirit
Play on Runner with Conjure. When present on a shadowrun roll D6 for
each Electrical Challenge revealed. 5+: Trash Electrical Challenge.
Drones and Ranged Weapons may not be used when Jinx Spirit is present.
Does not count toward the max. number of Spirits a shaman may use.

Since Fetishes must be played on a Mage, the only way I can see it
helping Jinx Spirit is if you're using Sally Tsung specifically (the
only Mage with Conjuring thus far).

I also don't see it being as useful with the Jinx spell as others,
since Jinx requires specific numbers (1, 3, 5) for success. For
example, if say I have Tempest (Sorcery-2) and I use Jinx. Combat
Fetish is useless. For my +2 from Sorcery to mean a success, I've
already rolled a success anyways: 1+2=3, 3+2=5.

Combat Fetish will only be a big deal on Jinx if your Mage has an odd
number Sorcery skill. Then +1 or +3 would make a 2 or possibly 4 into
a success.

Out of curiousty, since Jinx isn't an open ended spell (i.e. - 4+
means success) what happens if you go over the 6? Is it assumed all
odd numbers are success, and all even numbers are failure? Let's say I
play Wildfire (Sorcery-3) and try to Jinx a Fusion Gate, I roll a 6
which is no good, could I Combat Fetish the roll into a 9 and trash
the Fusion Gate? Opinions?

-== Loki ==-
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