Take the 2-minute tour ×
Role-playing Games Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for gamemasters and players of tabletop, paper-and-pencil role-playing games. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Are there psionic-only rituals (don't see any in PHB3)? I see primal, arcane and divine rituals (though most seem to work with all three). The Psion has ritual caster so I'm wondering if there are specific psionic-only rituals out there.

If folks want to post some, that would be great too!

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers

up vote 10 down vote accepted

Psionic Power also contains no rituals. The skill used for a ritual doesn't affect anything mechanically, so you can reflavor rituals as psionic without issue -- I do this for my psion. But yeah, it seems like a bit of a lack.

It's probably worth noting that rituals don't have an associated power source, just associated skills. WotC decided not to add a Psionics skill to parallel Arcana, Religion, or Nature, so I don't think we're likely to see anything specifically psionic. I think Arcana more or less fills in for a psionic skill, which may or may not be satisfying.

Mechanically speaking, it would be reasonable to house rule a Psionics skill that's an exact cognate to the Arcana skill. I'd use Psionics instead of Arcana for monster knowledge checks on aberrant creatures, and substitute it for appropriate rituals.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Check out the Dark Sun Campaign Setting. If there are any, they should be in there. By reading a couple reviews, I found that there were 5 new rituals in the DSCS, but no word on if they were psionic or not.

The compendium has no psionic rituals, but should be updated with the Dark Sun material in October.

share|improve this answer
3  
Dark Sun's rituals are primal-oriented. There's a section on altering existing rituals, but it doesn't mention psionics at all. –  Bryant Sep 12 '10 at 23:38
1  
Too bad. Seems like a missed opportunity. –  Pat Ludwig Sep 13 '10 at 2:30
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.