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Scarring Spell-Like Ability

Source Horror Adventures pg. 92
Your spell-like ability leaves mental scars.

Prerequisites: Spell-like ability at caster level 4th or higher.

Benefit: Choose one of your spell-like abilities, subject to the restrictions described in this feat. You can use the chosen spell-like ability as a scarring spell-like ability three times per day (or less, if the ability is normally usable only once or twice per day).

When you use a scarring spell-like ability, a target that fails its saving throw against the spell-like ability takes a –2 penalty on saving throws against emotion and fear effects you create, and a –1 penalty on saving throws against other emotion and fear effects, for the next 24 hours. If the spelllike ability doesn’t allow a saving throw, you can’t choose to enhance it with this feat. Penalties from multiple scarring spell-like abilities don’t stack. This feat can be applied only to spell-like abilities with the emotionUM or fear descriptor.

You can only select a spell-like ability duplicating a spell with a level less than or equal to 1/2 your caster level (round down) – 1. For a summary, see Table 3–1.

Special: This feat can be taken multiple times. Each time it is taken, you can apply it to a different spell-like ability.

Spell LevelCaster Level1Caster Level2
02nd4th
1st4th6th
2nd6th8th
3rd8th10th
4th10th12th
5th12th14th
6th14th16th
7th16th18th
8th18th20th
9th20th-
1 Bouncing, disruptive, intensified, lingering, or scarring ability.
2Fearsome, sickening, or traumatic ability.