Rifts®: Megaversal Highway™
Jaali is a young communications officer working for the Lemurian Embassy in Tritonia. There he spends his time relaying information to nearby “listening stations” via Magic Pigeon. Although he is low ranking and relatively unimportant in the grand scheme of things, his position means he is privy to a lot of sensitive and personal information that comes in and out of the embassy.
Before his current occupation as a scribe for the Lemurian Government, Jaali was a promising young Lemruian Sorcerer. Unfortunately, a lurid affair with his mentor upon becoming a young teenager resulted in a massive scandal and her imprisonment. With his mentor in prison Jaali could not complete his training in the mystic arts (although he still considers it a fair trade off). Following his master’s incarceration, he attempted to complete his studies on his own but fell short. Unable to become a true sorcerer, Jaali decided he would instead peruse his other other great passions, pretty girls and far off places.
Alignment: Anarchist (Selfish).
Motivation: Learn more about foreign cultures.
Height: 6’1 feet.
Weight: 120 pounds.
Appearance: Jaali dresses light and is usually bare-chested except for a set of loose fitting sleeves or cuffs. His hair is red and long, his eyes a warm orange, and his ears end in red points somewhat reminiscent of fins. Otherwise, he is rather plain by Lemurian standards.
O.C.C.: Half Wizard (Scribe).
Level of Experience: 4th level Half Wizard.
Current Experience: 7,251/14,100.
Affiliations/Factions: Lemurian Government; currently employed as a scribe, messenger, and part-time linguist in the foreign affairs department located in Tritonia.
Attributes: I.Q. 13, M.E. 12, M.A. 19, P.S. 13, P.P. 16, P.E. 18, P.B. 15, Spd. 22 — 44 swimming.
Attribute Bonuses: + 1 to strike, + 1 to dodge, + 1 to parry, + 1 to save vs disease, + 1 to save vs drugs, + 1 to save vs magic, + 1 to save vs pain, + 1 to save vs poison, + 5% to save vs Coma & Death, Invoke Trust at 50%, and Invoke Intimidation at 50%.
Hit Points: 50.
M.D.C.: None, except by armor or magic.
Horror Factor: None.
P.P.E.: 118; never increases.
I.S.P.: 40; + 2D4 per level of experience.
Attacks/Actions per Melee: 5.
Combat Bonuses: + 0 on initiative, + 1 to strike, + 1 to pull punch, + 4 to dodge, + 4 to parry, + 3 to roll with impact.
Saving Throw Bonuses: + 1 on Perception Rolls; + 2 when pertaining to nature, + 3 to save vs Horror Factor, + 1 to save vs disease, + 1 to save vs drugs, + 2 to save vs magic, + 1 to save vs magic, + 1 to save vs pain, + 1 to save vs poison, + 5% to save vs Coma & Death. Can survive at ocean depths of up to one mile.
Natural Abilities – Lemurian:
2. Depth Tolerance. 1 mile (1.6km)
3. Empathy with Animals.
4. Keen hearing.
5. Multilingual. Speaks Lemurian at 99% (98%) and speaks Oceanic at 99% (98%)
6. Life Sense. 35 foot radius. 38%
7. Ley Line Bio-Regeneration.
8. Lemurian Education. Mathematics: Basic at 85% and Literacy: Lemurian at 89%
9. Nightvision. 100 feet
10. Resistant to Cold.
11. Resist Fatigue. Fatigues at half the normal rate.
12. Swimming. 85%
13. Ultrasonic Communication. 400 feet; 2,000 feet underwater.
Special O.C.C. Abilities — Half Wizard (Scribe)
1. Ley Line Rejuvenation.
2. Ley Line Augmentation: Magic. 1 mile.
3. Read Ley Lines.
4. See Magic Energy. 1,000 feet.
5. Sense Ley Lines. 45%
6. Sense Ley Line Nexus. 55%.
7. Sense Magic in Use. 400 feet.
8. Sense Rift. 90 miles.
9. Recognize Enchantment. 40%.
10. Recognize Magic. 35%.
Skills of Note: Can speak and write American at 98% (99%), Dragonese/Elven at 85%, Euro at 85%, Spanish at 85%, Lore: Magic at 65%, Lore: Psionics & Psychics at 65%, Mathematics: Basic at 80%, Heraldry at 60%, Cryptography at 60%, Seduction at 29%, Research at 70%, W.P. Forked, and Hand to Hand: Basic (4th level proficiency).
Magical Knowledge: Former Prodigy; cannot learn new spells and always counts as a first level caster.
Decipher Magic (4), Globe of Daylight (2), Sense Magic (4), Water Pulse (2), Ventriloquism (3).
Befuddle (6), Cleanse (2), Heavy Breathing (5),Extinguish Fire (4).
Armor of Ithan (10), Invisibility: Simple (6), Radiate Light (8).
Astral Projection (10), Ley Line Transmission (30), Speak Underwater (10), Water Envelope (10).
Calling (8), Sleep (10).
Magic Pigeon (20), Tongues (12).
Spell Strength: 12; never improves!
Psionic Powers: Counts as a Major Psychic (save vs Psionics 12 or higher).
Calm Rage (10), Detect Psionics (6), Empathy (4), Mind Block (4), Read Dimensional Portal (6), Remote Viewing (10), Telepathy (4).
Steal Memories (6).
Vulnerabilities: A pretty face.
Armor: None, typically is not involved in combat situations. Can cast Armor of Ithan (10 M.D.C.).
Weapons: None, typically is not involved in combat situations so sees no need for a weapon.
Equipment: Usually travels lite; Magic Pigeon Talisman (3 charges; counts as a 10th level caster), some chap-stick for the ladies and some personal items.
Money: Jaali spends his money rather frivolously; 400 credits.
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