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The legends and myths of old greek and other ancient civilizations are full of heroes and anti-heroes who have abilities and powers beyond the pale, powers which were often the result of kinship to a god or half-good, a gift of one or something that had been stolen from them. Our more modern stories, like the adventure and fantasy novels (and comics) of the pulp-area, feature such powers as well, but their relation to gods and tribe totems is a more blurred one.

So why should we as GM, as the storytellers of our time, not use such mighty powers as well?  This title contains 50 examples of mythic abilities (or “fantasy super powers”) that might have been bestowed onto a character as a gift of the gods, or through blood relations to them. The GM may use them to enhance NPC (both good and foul), or to grant a selection of them to the PC in a campaign where heroes set forth to achieve their destiny (or to change it).

They may also be useful to a GM who wants to created mythic tribes or (player-)races like “the Atlantians” or “the Tribe of the Wind-God” (with matching powers).



Warning! The abilities are not balanced in regard to each other. When a word in a text appears in brackets, it is meant as an [option] that the GM my replace with something that is more fitting for the individual game or game world. When a Saving Throw is mentioned, it is up to the GM which one is fitting (so usually a Saving Throw vs. Magic should do the trick).

 
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