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Rapier

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« on: (12:54:04/04-05-18) »
Hi,

For Shadowrun 4, if I have a Counterspell skill of 4, a magic of 5 and a specialization in combat.

Do i get 4 or 9 dices for counterspell (and 6 or 11 combat)?

Thanks!



farothel

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« Reply #1 on: (15:07:54/04-05-18) »
It depends on what you plan on doing.
-If you use it as defence, you (or any person you protect) add 4 dice (or 6 in combat) to whatever you have to use to counter the spell (willpower, body, ....)
-if you use it to dispell a sustained spell, you have 9 or 11, as that's magic + counterspelling vs spell's force+ caster's magic.

you can find more info in the core book (20th aniversary edition p185).
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Cabral

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« Reply #2 on: (22:21:46/05-24-18) »
It depends on what you plan on doing.
-If you use it as defence, you (or any person you protect) add 4 dice (or 6 in combat) to whatever you have to use to counter the spell (willpower, body, ....)
Just to clarify, it would be 6 dice against combat spells, not when in combat.