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Lotharingia Ebviony Becomes More Eldritch... Literally

Discussion in 'Completed Ability Upgrades' started by Keen, Jul 28, 2019.

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    #1 Keen, Jul 28, 2019
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    Ebvion's upgrade will include shortening/simplifying their The Power of Imagination ability and giving them some more eldritchy stuff. I will also be replacing three of their weaknesses and breaking down The Power of Imagination active to be less of a... monster.

    The Power of Imagination -
    • Ebviony is childish imagination and belief given form. When detected by powers, they wouldn't register as a person, but a sentient concept created by fae and eldritch means.
    • Through the power of belief, Ebviony can materialize objects and alter their body. This extends to "I believe I can...", "I believe I am...", and other similar concepts.
    • To Ebviony, everything they imagine is as real as anything else. To others, it's just a game of make-believe. The more people believe in Ebviony's imagination, the more they'll see what Ebviony does. Ebviony's imagination isn't all powerful though. Ebviony's objects and body alternations will immediately stop working if they're harmful to others, and their objects cannot have supernatural qualities.
    • Examples: If they "pretend" they're carrying a backpack, they can store things in their invisible backpack. If they swung that backpack at someone, it would either go right through the person, or if there are objects inside, the objects will suddenly appear and fall onto the floor before the person can be hit.

      If they say they're eating a cupcake even though to others they seem to just be biting at air, they'll feel well fed like they ate one. They could give that same cupcake to a human and they could eat it, but if Ebviony tried to say, "Actually it's poisonous to humans," it'll simply stop existing.

      Alternatively, Ebviony can imagine themself as being a graceful ballerina and prove it by performing stunts only a professional could, but if they ever tried to use those stunts against others, suddenly they're just a normal child.
    • Additionally, Ebviony can give objects sentience with their imagination. These objects will follow Ebviony around like a pet and be connected to their emotions, having sort of a telepathic link to them. These dolls must be within 20-feet of Ebviony to stay active and will have the strength you would expect from a doll. They can only enchant up to 5 at a time.
    • By explicitly agreeing to play with Ebviony, you will agree to their perception of reality. Participants only need to state they no longer want to play for the game to stop affecting them, or someone outside of the game must say it's not real, since to them, it all looks like make-believe.

      Examples: If Ebviony states they want to play a game of The Floor is Lava, if others agree to play with them, suddenly the floor will look like real lava but have no harmful effects to the participants.

      If Ebviony states they want to play Tea Party, suddenly the participants will see a pretty table full of deserts. Eating the food will be like eating real food
    • Ebviony's is very gullible and can be easily convinced of things that may backfire on them. If you told them they could no longer fly and provided a believable enough reason why, they can lose their ability to fly until they believe again
    Butterfly Body -
    • Ebviony has antennae, a tongue that allows them to suck nectar from flowers, two sets of arms, and large monarch butterfly wings that allow them to fly. These wings can be dismissed and summoned at will
    • They can make butterflies (minimalistic, detailed, or stylized) appear on their body, ranging from cream, pink, orange, and dark orange in color
    • These butterflies can be taken off of Ebviony to be under their orders and use them as extra eyes
    • Butterflies can only go 30-feet away from Ebviony
    • Can only make enough to fit in a small refrigerator every 30 minutes
    • Nearby butterflies will be attracted to Ebviony and try to follow, surround, and protect them
    • Can turn into a swarm of butterflies to travel through the air, but damaging these butterflies will lead to Ebviony having damage when they come back. Killing one butterfly is like removing part of their skin

    Mental Immunity -
    • Mental abilities, ranging from telepathy to auras, have, at best, no effect on Ebviony. Alternatively, it will be reflected back to the person sending out the power. At worst, those who try to delve too deep into Ebviony's mind will find themself met with an incomprehensible, eldritch mind that can lead to insanity for up to a minute.

    Fae Debts -
    • Ebviony is bound by the debts they make, including thanking people

    • They are bound by a specific debt until it has been paid

    • Magic makes them agree to a request when they are bound, so long as the request is equal to the debt they owe

    • A single favor does not necessarily pay off a single debt. If you were to save their life, they are bound by magic to repay such a favor. Depending on what you do for that fae it can be repaid in 1 to 100 favors
    Unable to Lie -
    • Ebviony cannot lie. While they don't always have to be honest, telling an outright lie will strip them of their magic entirely. Ebviony's truths are based on their perception of reality. If they genuinely believe their imaginary friend is real, they can say so, even if others know it's not
    Iron -
    • Iron burns Ebviony, giving them blisters and bumps on their body the more they say in physical contact with it

    • Ebviony will feel repelled by iron, and the greater the amounts, the further they'll want to be

    The Power of Imagination: Through the power of belief, Ebviony can materialize objects and alter their body. This extends to "I believe I can...", "I believe I am...", and other similar concepts. Objects and alterations will immediately stop working if they're harmful to others and they cannot have supernatural qualities.

    Everything Ebviony imagines is as real as anything else. To others, it's just a game of make-believe. The more people believe in Ebviony's imagination, the more they'll see what Ebviony does.

    Examples: Pretending to be a graceful ballerina will let them perform stunts only a professional could, but if they ever tried to harm another with those stunts, they'll become a normal child. Another would be them eating a cupcake while others see them biting into the air, and Ebviony will feel well-fed like they ate a real one. They could give that same cupcake for someone to eat, but if Ebviony says that it's poisonous, it'll simply stop existing.

    Ebviony's is very gullible and can be easily convinced of things that may backfire on them. Convincing them that they can't fly anymore could lead them to lose their ability to fly until they believe again

    My Reality: By explicitly agreeing to play with Ebviony, you will agree to their perception of reality. Participants only need to state they no longer want to play for the game to stop affecting them, or someone outside of the game must say it's not real, since to them, it all looks like make-believe.

    Examples: If people agree to play a game of The Floor is Lava with Ebviony, the floor will look like real lava but have no harmful effects on the participants. Playing Tea Party will show the participants a table full of deserts of Ebviony's choosing. Eating the food is exactly like eating real food.

    Making Friends: Can give objects sentience with their imagination. These objects will follow Ebviony around like a pet and have a telepathic link to them. These dolls must be within 30-feet of Ebviony to stay active and will have the strength you would expect from a doll. They can only enchant up to 5 at a time.

    Butterfly Body: Ebviony has antennae, a tongue that allows them to suck nectar from flowers, two sets of arms, and large monarch butterfly wings that allow them to fly. These wings can be dismissed and summoned at will. If Ebviony's hands and feet are uncovered, they can stick themselves onto surfaces, allowing them to walk on walls. They do not have trouble with perception if they are upside down or sideways. If Ebviony sticks themself onto a person, there is little resistance when unsticking them.

    Ebviony can make butterflies (minimalistic, detailed, or stylized) appear on their body, ranging from cream, pink, orange, and dark orange in color. These butterflies can be taken off of Ebviony to be under their orders and use them as extra eyes. They can only go 30-feet away from Ebviony. Ebviony can only make enough to fit in a small refrigerator every 30 minutes. Nearby butterflies will be attracted to Ebviony and try to follow, surround, and protect them.

    Ebviony can turn into a swarm of butterflies to travel through the air, but damaging these butterflies will lead to Ebviony having damage when they reform. Killing one butterfly is like removing part of their skin.

    Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee - Taking off the butterflies on their body to attach to the body of another will let Ebviony cause the person mental pain that feels like real physical paint of their choosing. This mental pain can even bypass mental immunity powers. The more butterflies they attach to the person, the stronger they become. They can only target 1 person, attach up to 10 butterflies, and the pain will disappear immediately after the butterflies do. The maximum time limit for these butterflies is 10 minutes, but with each new butterfly, a minute is taken off. One butterfly would be a dim pain (similar to your entire body being softly pinched) for 10 minutes. 10 butterflies would be 1 minute of excruciating pain where you can barely move. After attaching 10 of their butterflies, Ebviony will need to wait a day to reuse this ability, but they can still summon other normal butterflies.

    Mental Immunity: Ebviony is childish imagination and belief given form. When detected by powers, they won't register as a person, but instead, a sentient concept created by fae and eldritch means. Ebviony can handle the sight of eldritch and incomprehensible forms. Mental abilities, ranging from telepathy to auras, have, at best, no effect on Ebviony. Alternatively, it will be reflected back to the person sending out the power. At worst, those who try to delve too deep into Ebviony's mind will find themself met with an incomprehensible, eldritch mind that can lead to insanity for up to a minute.

    Mind Games: Butterflies made by Ebviony can be possessed by eldritch and incomprehensible beings of varying levels of intelligence. Ebviony cannot fight against the possession or get rid of the butterflies once they are possessed. Possessing the butterflies will remove the being’s previous abilities but give them access to the abilities of the butterflies while being as weak as any other butterfly. Those possessing Ebviony can show themselves in their true form to Ebviony, and by extension, anyone else possessing Ebviony. They can speak to Ebviony through the butterflies verbally or mentally. They will often push Ebviony to do their bidding, with Ebviony having no way to quiet them or make them leave. Ebviony has no control over the butterflies. The butterflies can see through Ebviony's eyes, but Ebviony cannot do the same to them.

    Possessors can change Ebviony's perception of reality. They cannot force delusions into Ebviony's mind, but by speaking to them and giving them hallucinations, they will become more vulnerable to manipulation and commands.

    Eldritch who near Ebviony will be aware that they can possess them, and how to do so, and what they can do.

    Think of the Children: Has the need to befriend and bring happiness to every child and pre-teen they see. Children have an easier time convincing Ebviony to do things for them and believing in their words. The only flaw to this is that children who constantly hurt Ebviony emotionally and/or physically will have less influence over them. As long as Ebviony is convinced that a person is a child, they can be manipulated.

    Weak as a Baby: Is more sensitive to physical sensations and emotions than a normal five-year-old. It is near-impossible for them to hide their emotions and they experience them to their highest degree.
     
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    Splitting the active is free.

    Improvements to making friends and butterfly body = 5 each

    New active + passive = 15

    Improved passive = 5

    Removing 3 weaknesses = 15

    Mind Games weakness = -5

    Other two weaknesses are less significant so they'll count as one = -5

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    #5 Keen, Aug 3, 2019
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2019
    So sorry but I decided to just not do a bunch of upgrade threads later, so I'd like to add these to the passives:

    Schrodinger's Child: As an eldritch being of imagination, Ebviony both exists and does not. If you have not met Ebviony, you will not find any trace of their existence.

    Examples: If they left behind a strand of their hair, a friend of Ebviony would see it, but a stranger who has not seen Ebviony will not. This does not count possessions, though if a stranger looked into their possessions, they wouldn't find Ebviony's fingerprints, smell, or similar. Likewise, Ebviony's interactions with the world will be seen by everyone, there just won't be any proof linking them to Ebviony until you meet them.

    Voice Throwing: Ebviony's voice sounds distant and close as if it's coming from multiple places at once. It sounds vaguely like wind chimes and the flapping of butterfly wings, yet these details do not make it hard to understand them. More noticeably, it sounds like multiple people of various genders and ages speaking the same thing at slightly different times.
     
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    New passive = 5 posts

    Voice throwing is free.
     
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    The improvement to making friends and wall crawling will still need posts, but just splitting them is fine, go ahead and edit.
     
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