“The essence of Air is the essence of speed and awareness. It is oneness with the world, both physical and spiritual.” – The Tao of Shinsei. L5R Book of Air *OP [Aeg] on The Book of Air is the first in a series of elemental sourcebooks that will explore the L5R RPG Book of Earth * OP. Some news on AEG forum re: Book of Air release Seriously, L5R 4e is one of the best RPGs out there. I’m going to see if I can order this book.

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The bird flies down and lands on the caster’s hand, and the caster may instruct it to perform a simple task such as carrying a message or distracting an enemy for the duration of the spell. I adore Roll and Keep for dramatic games Not for technical or precise games mind you I’ve been running my own Roll and Keep game since I stopped running 7th sea Which was a long time ago now I come to think of it.

The Moon can reveal what is hidden, but also conceal those who receive its blessings. However, if the Air roll is successful, the target will be unaware of the mental contact and for the duration of the spell will believe the thoughts springing into his mind are entirely his own.

You can petition the kami to create a false sound, either a voice or a natural sound such as an animal’s growl or running water, for example. Everyone within the affected region who does not have sturdy shelter suffers l5f Wounds each minute from the winds and minor debris.

Page 91, Table 2. Although these illusions can be extraordinarily intricate and completely convincing to all other senses, they still have no substance and cannot be touched.

Individuals in this area must hold on to something immobile or be cast into the winds to their certain death. So the door is wide open for a variety of stories. Like playing a Crab Swordsman is going booo be way different in theme and history than playing a Crane Swordsman or a Unicorn Swordsman way more bad ass than they sound, Ot promise: This spell, a favorite of the Scorpion, causes Air kami to evoke the memories and visions of past crimes.

This allows unscrupulous shugenja to exploit others and essentially give them false memories, although certain individuals are highly resistant to tis manner of manipulation. Violence is a last resort of civilized folk in the setting and an experienced PC can reach some amazing target numbers 40 is considered ‘difficult’, however it’s bok once the PC starts having ,5r 7 keep 4 or roll 7 keep 3 plus 5 or the like for their tests.


If foes from outside the Castle attempt to attack those within it, the illusions will try to misdirect or fool them.

Essentially an extremely powerful, specific form of the basic spell Summon, Call the Spirit allows a shugenja to summon any particular spirit, regardless of its realm, to have a discussion.

Those who are fortunate enough to be blessed by the Blood bok Osano-Wo are immune to the effects of this spell.

It may be noted that there are a handful of stalwart souls in Rokugan who truly do not have any sins haunting their past. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The illusions cannot affect enemy spells, since the Air kami cannot fool other kami. You may create illusions of any object, individual, or image that you can imagine. It is sometimes considered to be a dishonorable spell, but in fact its uses need not be for subterfuge. The shugenja entreats the Air kami to play a game by guiding the arrow, and if the arrow is fired within the duration of the spell, it will unerringly strike its target.

The Book of Air explores the many different aspects of Air in the setting, including the many activities and endeavors samurai attempt that are tied to the Air ring.

L5R 4e The Book of Air HC RPG

Courtiers are the Charismatic characters of L5R but unlike in many systems their words are just as dangerous as the other guys sword. A prayer used by shugenja to aid bushi when an arrow absolutely must hit its target. Upon creating the bird, you may speak to it, giving it a spoken message of up to k5r minute in length.

PageKaiu Shipmasters Alternate Path: However I agree, courtiers in combat are often in over their heads, which is why they have samurai and shugenja to help be their body guards. Something does not work as expected? What happens when this is applied to an odd number? All targets within the area of effect suffer 1k1 Wounds and must make a Contested Roll using their Earth against your Air.

With greater fluency with the kami comes the ability to craft increasingly convincing images from the stuff of iar wind itself. The Air kami create a circular barrier of false sounds and images, making it incredibly difficult for attackers to actually perceive the correct location of anyone within the bounds of the Castle of Air.

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While the blessing lasts, the shugenja may add his Air Ring to the total of all Awareness-based rolls, as well as to his Armor TN. When he was asked about the purpose of the spell, Chokei replied with a smile: A skilled shugenja can petition the kami to create incredibly elaborate illusions to obscure one’s identity and appearance. The Called Shot Maneuver is l5t perfectly legitimate in an iaijutsu strike, but a Disarm or Feint Maneuver is harder to justify. Do not submit video game content unless the game is based on a tabletop RPG property and is newsworthy.


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The Book of Air explores the many different aspects of Air in the setting, including the many activities and endeavors samurai attempt that are tied to the Air ring. A Contested Roll using your Perception against the target’s Awareness will also allow you to assess their true emotional state, regardless of how they appear physically. We always had ari well-rounded characters, because that’s what we thought fit the setting — bushi and shugenja had to know at least the basics of courtly behaviour, otherwise they would be easy prey for an enemy courtier.

The spell also kf a spiritually purifying effect, making evil or malignant spirits reluctant to remain within the dwelling – any kansen, ghosts, or other hostile disembodied spirits within the building will leave for a number of hours equal to the caster’s Air. The prayer commonly known as Castle of Water protects the caster by creating a physical barrier of water kami to obstruct attackers. In L5R 4th Edition, characters cannot regain spell slots from meditation. Among the innermost circles of the Kitsu family are the ancestral shugenja who carry the bloodlines of the first kitsu spirits.

The spell does not grant any enhanced hearing so whispers still cannot be heardnor does it bestow any capacity to speak in return. The fantastic thing about the L5R system and setting is that l5e influence is as important as magic or combat, and there is boook third type of character class the courtier built into the rules. Legend of the Five Rings: Keeps everyone invested in the game and also breaks the monotony if things don’t always progress super fast in gook main o.


Stealth 5 Special Abilities: I have to say L5R 4th ed is my all-time favorite. This prayer invites the kami of the Air into the mind of the shugenja himself, enhancing the shugenja’s mind and thoughts, causing him to be able to make better use of ait skills and knowledge.

PageUgulu no Oni: The Tsuru can assume the Center Stance and perform Iaijutsu duels.