Plant Mutation Drawback: Reduced Part

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Reduced Part (drawback)

Type: Plant

Frequency: Common

Power Score: No

Range: Personal

Duration: Permanent

AI Recognition: None

Damage: None

Uses: Constant

Reduced Part Table


Body Part



Manipulative Limb

Penalty of one plus power score modifier to hit in combat, and the plant also suffers a –20% plus –5% per power point modifier when attempting to figure out artifacts.


Locomotion Limb

Speed is reduced by 30’ (10’)


Natural Weapon

Damage is reduced by 50%


Feeding Organ

The plant has to take twice as long to feed as normal.


Sensory Organ

The plant is surprised on a 1-3, or loses a unique sense, if any.


A portion of the plant’s anatomy did not form properly, as to be almost vestigial. Consult the above chart for body part and effect.

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