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Pulse Wave

Postby bloodsword » Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:46 am

" PULSE WAVE RANGE: Halve range, ;Improved-T;, ;Character; , ;A-Infinity; . Other characters within range can’t use powers or abilities (for this action). Make a range attack targeting all characters, at least one of which must be opposing, within range and line of fire using their printed defense values. If more than one character is targeted, each hit character is dealt 1 damage instead of normal damage"


"WEATHER MANIPULATION: Probability Control. Opposing characters can't target Beta Ray Bill or friendly characters adjacent to him unless they began their turn within 4 squares of their target or are making a close attack."


Does Pulse Wave get past characters that have effects that prevent them from being targeted, like Beta Ray Bill's special power?
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Re: Pulse Wave

Postby hcrulesteam » Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:41 am

bloodsword wrote:Does Pulse Wave get past characters that have effects that prevent them from being targeted, like Beta Ray Bill's special power?

When using Pulse Wave, the first effect that occurs is that all characters within the attacker's (finalized) range value can't use their powers or abilities. No line of fire is required for this effect, only that the character's need to be within range. Since no line of fire is needed, the effect is not targeting. Character's that can't be targeted will still be affected and will not be able to use their powers or abilities.
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Re: Pulse Wave

Postby dualwraith » Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:32 pm

PULSE WAVE RANGE: Halve range, ;Improved-T;, ;Character; , ;A-Infinity; . Other characters within range can’t use powers or abilities (for this action). Make a range attack targeting all characters, at least one of which must be opposing, within range and line of fire using their printed defense values. If more than one character is targeted, each hit character is dealt 1 damage instead of normal damage.


Stealth: When it’s not your turn, hindered lines of fire drawn to this character are blocked.


Protected: Pulse Wave: This power or ability can be used during the resolution of Pulse Wave. Pulse Wave’s “can’t be used” doesn’t apply to this keyphrase.


If an opposing character in range had a special power or trait that granted or allowed him to pick Stealth, and that special power or trait had Protected: Pulse Wave, would they be able to be attacked by Pulse Wave attack if they would have a hindered line of fire drawn to them?

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Re: Pulse Wave

Postby hcrulesteam » Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:51 pm

dualwraith wrote:If an opposing character in range had a special power or trait that granted or allowed him to pick Stealth, and that special power or trait had Protected: Pulse Wave, would they be able to be attacked by Pulse Wave attack if they would have a hindered line of fire drawn to them?

In the provided example, the line of fire would be blocked, so the character would not be able to be targeted by the attack portion of Pulse Wave.
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Re: Pulse Wave

Postby disasstah » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:24 pm

PULSE WAVE
RANGE: Halve range, ;Improved-T; ;A-Infinity; . Other characters within range can’t use powers or abilities (for this action). Make a range attack targeting all characters, at least one of which must be opposing, within range and line of fire using their printed defense values. If more than one character is targeted, each hit character is dealt 1 damage instead of normal damage.



BATTLE FURY
This character can’t make range attacks, can’t be carried, and has PROTECTED: Incapacitate, Mind Control. When this character attacks, opposing characters can’t use Shape Change.


If my character has Battle Fury and Pulse Wave, can they still use Pulse Wave?
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Re: Pulse Wave

Postby hcrulesteam » Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:54 pm

disasstah wrote:If my character has Battle Fury and Pulse Wave, can they still use Pulse Wave?

Yes. The character may still be given the RANGE action, but will not be able to make the attack portion of the effect.
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