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For questions about the mystic, a term frequently used as the name of a particular class or archetype in RPGs. The concept it refers to varies dramatically from system to system. For instance, in D&D 5e, the mystic is able to harness innate psionic abilities; in Pathfinder, they channel innate magic into martial maneuvers; and in Starfinder, they tap into a connection with a magical force.

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Does the Invisibility spell end on a mystic if they use their abilities? [closed]

It's specifically stated that psionic abilities do not count as spells (thus, it's possible to use one as an action and another as a bonus action in the same turn). A duergar (dwarf subrace) player ...
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How many Disciplines does a Mystic get?

At level 1, An Awakened Mystic gets 1 Discipline (any order) and 2 Bonus Disciplines (Awakened only) at level 8 with a total of 4 disciplines known (per the advancement chart) I should have a total of ...
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Do the temporary hit points I get each turn from the UA Order of the Immortal Mystic's Psionic Resilience feature stack?

Right now I am playing a Mystic (UA), and I have chosen the Order of the Immortal as my discipline. The Psionic Resilience subclass feature gives me temporary hit points equal to my Int mod at the ...
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What happened to levels 11-20 in the mystic class?

I am referring to the mystic class presented in Unearthed Arcana. As far as I know it's not a prestige class like the rune scribe.
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Can a mystic sense nearby creatures using telepathy?

This question was raised by one of my players who is playing a third version mystic from unearthed arcana (released on 13/03/2017). To provide a couple of example scenarios: He has tried to use ...
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Can Counterspell be used to prevent a Mystic from using a Discipline?

The most recent version of the Unearthed Arcana Mystic (V3) can be found here. The way I read it RAW Counterspell has no effect on Psionic Disciplines but this seems extremely over powered and I find ...
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Is the target of the Mystic's psionic effect "Occluded Mind" aware that it is being targeted?

The most recent version of the Unearthed Arcana Mystic (V3) can be found here. Mystics can learn a number of Psionic Disciplines, each of which allow them to expend psi points to create certain ...
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Is the UA Mystic's Mighty Leap effect from the Brute Force psionic talent affected by multipliers to your jump distance?

The most recent version (v3) of the Mystic class from Unearthed Arcana can be found here. Mystics can learn a number of Psionic Disciplines, each of which allow them to expend psi points to create ...
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On level up, can a UA Mystic swap out their Bonus Disciplines for disciplines that aren't from their Order?

The most recent version (v3) of the Mystic class from Unearthed Arcana can be found here. All the Mystic Orders (subclasses) except the Soul Knife get Bonus Disciplines: At 1st level, you learn ...
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If I do not need to breathe, do I still need my heart and lungs?

The Mystic class from Unearthed Arcana has the Adaptive Body discipline (page 10), which states: While focused on this discipline, you no longer need to eat, breathe... So would I still need my ...
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For the Exacting Query psionic effect from the Telepathic Contact discipline, are responses given vocally or telepathically?

The 2017 UA Mystic has access to various Psionic Disciplines. One of the psionic effects of the Telepathic Contact discipline is an option called Exacting Query, whose description states: Exacting ...
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For the Mystic's Psionic Investigation feature, how often can the intangible psionic sensor be activated?

In the UA Mystic class, if you select Order of the Awakened it comes with a 3rd level ability called Psionic Investigation that can read "the psionic imprint left on an object" to review ...
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How can a Mystic circumvent magical fog disrupting line of sight?

One thing I've found frustrating in recent games is that I, as a Mystic (from this UA), need line of sight to many things to be able to use my abilities. Recently, we've encountered. a lot of fog. ...
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How to limit the power of the Mystic's Phasing Eye ability

A player in my campaign is playing a Unearthed Arcana V3 mystic and has been making use of the Phasing Eye ability. I've been trying to figure out how to curb its use a bit. The majority of the time ...
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Do I correctly evaluate the effectiveness of a Mystic's abilities in CQC, fighting a Medusa? [closed]

I would like to start this off by saying that I am a fairly new player, and a lot of this is speculation. As such, I may ask some obvious questions. The mystic has several abilities which could allow ...
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Does the UA Mystic's "charming presence" ability let someone know after they've been charmed?

In the mystic booklet for UA in 5e the description for charming presence is as follows: Charming Presence (1–7 psi). As an action, you exert an aura of sympathetic power. Roll 2d8 per psi point ...
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How many times can a mystic use psionic body?

If a level 20 Mystic character dies, his psionic ability has a chance to bring him back to life 1d3 days later on the same plane of existence. How often can a Mystic do this? Is it every time they die ...
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Does a mystic need to apply the same elemental glyph to each targeted ally?

One of my players is playing a Mystic. His third level class feature, Elemental Glyph, lets him... apply an elemental glyph to a number of allies equal to her mystic initiation modifier modifier [...
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How does the max HP increase from the Order of the Immortal mystic's Immortal Durability work?

This is about the latest version (v3) of the mystic class from Unearthed Arcana. Order of the Immortal mystics get the Immortal Durability feature at 1st level when they choose the subclass, part of ...
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Does the Primeval Guardian ranger's reach increase stack with the Mystic's Giant Growth discipline and a reach weapon?

Say I am a 4th level Primeval Guardian Ranger, and 4th level Mystic. The Glaive has the Reach property, which increases its reach by 5 feet. The Primeval Guardian ranger gets the Guardian Soul ...
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How to Achieve Spell Synthesis from Mystic Theurge and your Second Domain Features?

I've been working on a Mystic Theurge/Cleric concept for a while, and it seems I've run into a brick wall. The Cleric achieves their second domain feature at 8th level, which is crucial to the ...
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Can a mystic use the psionic effect Wall of Wood as a floor?

I'm playing as a 4th-level mystic (from Unearthed Arcana: The Mystic Class). I was wondering whether I could use the Wall of Wood psionic effect (from the Mastery of Wood and Earth psionic discipline) ...
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Does the UA Mystic's Tough Hide bestial transformation (+2 AC) stack with the UA Warforged's Composite Plating trait (+1 AC)?

Unearthed Arcana: The Mystic Class contains the most recent version of the Mystic class (v3). One of the psionic disciplines listed is Bestial Form; one of its psionic effects is Bestial ...
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Can I use Unearthed Arcana Mystic's Nomad's Gate to drop enemies from the sky?

Here is the most recent version (v3) of the Mystic class from Unearthed Arcana. One of the Nomadic Step discipline's psionic effects is Nomad's Gate: Nomad’s Gate (7 psi; conc., 1 hr.). As an ...
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What happens when a Mystic runs out of disciplines to learn?

The most recent version (v3) of the Mystic class from Unearthed Arcana can be found here. The Order of the Nomad gets 2 additional disciplines at 1st level from the "Bonus Disciplines" feature, ...
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Are a Mystic's psionics (UA) affected by an antimagic field?

Unearthed Arcana has taken up the concept of Psionics several times now. At first, with some basic rules for a Mystic class up to level 5 (which I can't seem to find online anymore, they seem to have ...
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Does the attack from a Mystic's Bestial Claws take an action?

This question is about the UA Mystic (v3). The Bestial Form Immortal Discipline has this possible effect: Bestial Claws (1-7 psi). You manifest long claws for an instant and make a melee weapon ...
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Can a Mystic activate additional Bestial Transformation effects on subsequent turns?

The Bestial Form Immortal Discipline lets the UA Mystic (v3) choose one or more Bestial Transformations: Bestial Transformation. As a bonus action, you alter your physical form to gain different ...
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Does changing your reach provoke opportunity attacks?

If a Mystic focusing on Giant Growth changes their reach, does it provoke opportunity attacks? Relevant rules PHB p195 You can make an opportunity attack when a hostile creature that you can see ...
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Does the UA Mystic's Psi Limit apply to Psionic Mastery's Special Psi Points?

This question is based on the Unearthed Arcana Mystic class rules issued for play test. With Psionic Mastery (p. 5) you gain Special Psi Points (PP) that you can spend on multiple Disciplines how ...
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What does Psionic Mastery actually do?

This is part of the Psionic Mastery description from the Unearthed Arcana Mystic rules: Beginning at 11th level, your mastery of psionic energy allows you to push your mind beyond its normal limits. ...
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