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Infamy points at 21-60 Corruption


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#1 Anakha

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 03:27 AM

The book states that at the 21-60 corruption point level, you may use an Infamy point to

• The Heretic may reroll any failed Characteristic
Test, using the same penalties and bonuses as
the original Test. He must use the results of the
second roll. Only one re-roll per Test is allowed.

Does this mean that you cannot reroll skill tests, as they are not raw characteristic rolls?



#2 DJSunhammer

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 05:56 AM

Almost every roll in the game is a Characteristic Test, including Skill Tests. Skill Tests are simply Characteristic Tests that are modified based on the Skill a character has.



#3 Anakha

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 07:09 AM

According to the rulebook, a Characteristic Test and a Skill Test are 2 seperate things.

A WS test to hit is a Characteristic Test.
A Dodge or Parry to negate that hit is a Skill Test.

 

It is further confused by the wording of
"• The Heretic immediately removes all levels of
Fatigue he is currently suffering.
• The Heretic immediately heals 1d5 Wounds, and
any Critical Damage (though the effects of any
Critical Damage or Critical Hits are not removed).
• The Heretic may add a +10 bonus to a single
Test before rolling.
"



#4 Thaddux

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 02:18 PM

All Skills are based on a Characteristic. When a character makes
a Skill Test he is testing a Characteristic.

Copypasta'd from the corebook.  You're welcome.



#5 BrotharTearer

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 11:23 AM

Every test that is in some way based on any of your characteristics you can reroll with an infamy point. Dodge? Check. Focus Power Test? Check. Repair a forcefield? Check.

What you can't reroll with an infamy point is for example Zealous Hatred rolls, Force Field rating rolls, Psychic Phenomena rolls and such things that aren't based on your characteristics.






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