Psionic Naruto Builds

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As those of you who are well read in the threads of this board already know, I'm a big fan of the Naruto anime series, and a strong advocate of the mantra that "flavor is in the hands of the creator, and can be adapted to whatever purpose you want". I've also spent a considerable amount of time recently translating just about every ninjutsu technique from the Naruto series into power equivalents.

So with all that under my belt, (and since I now know I'm not the only Naruto fan who frequents this board ) I figure it would be interesting to try and build the Naruto characters using psionics. I welcome feedback on the builds, suggestions for improving them, or builds from other members for characters from this or any other anime series, television series, movie, novel, comic book, or whatever source you want to draw from, done with psionics. Flavor is in the hands of a character's creator, so lets see what we can come up with.

Also, for anyone who enjoys this thread, please check out the Truenaming Psionics project (link below) as its very similar, though it has a much larger scope.

First some resources:

Naruto Techniques Translated into Psionic Powers: (Originally posted on Truenaming Psionics)
General Techniques: Fire Element
General Techniques: Water Element
General Techniques: Lightning Element
General Techniques: Earth Element
General Techniques: Ice Element
General Techniques: Genjutsu
General Techniques: Other
Clan and Individual Techniques: Konoha
Clan and Individual Techniques: Suna
Clan and Individual Techniques: Oto
Akatsuki Techniques
Sealing Techniques
Forbidden Techniques
Kekkei Genkai

Next, the builds:

Shinobi of Konoha
Shodai Hokage, Sandiame Hokage
Team 7 - Uzumaki Naruto, Uchiha Sasuke, Haruno Sakura, Hatake Kakashi
Team 8 - Inuzuka Kiba (and Akamaru), Hyuuga Hinata, Aburame Shino, Yuuhi Kurenai
Team 10 - Akimichi Chouji, Yamanaka Ino, Nara Shikamaru, Sarutobi Asuma
Team Gai - Hyuuga Neji, Rock Lee, Tenten, Maito Gai
Miratashi Anko
Umino Iruka (Under Construction)
Shizune

Shinobi of Suna
Sabaku no Gaara, Kankuro (also Kurorai and Karasu), Temari

Shinobi of Oto
Yakushi Kabuto, Kaguya Kimimaro, The Sound Four

Akatsuki
Uchiha Itachi, Hoshigake Kisame, Akasun no Sasori

The Sannin
Tsunade, Jiraiya, Orochimaru

Other Shinobi
Haku, Momochi Zabuza
Fuujin and Raijin
Kurosuki Raiga and Ranmaru
Amachi

Monsters of Naruto
Bijuu

Kyubi, Shukaku

Summon Bosses (Currently Works in Progress)
Gamabunta, Manda, Enma, The Sea Boss

More builds to come as they get them done :D
If it weren't for a lack of Energy Wall then I'd recommend Psychic Rogue for Hinata - she doesn't have as much HP and not only does she demonstrate the psyrogue's Danger Sense class feature in episode 149, sneak attack + Dissipating Touch is Jyuuken all over. Then again, SA + Dissipating Touch could just as easily be Kabuto.
Naruto is a Wilder, no question, maybe even Shifter with the racial sub levels.
Raiga = possible Psychic Weapon Master?

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Uchiha Sasuke - Human Erudite* 5/Chronorebel** 6/Slayer 9

* - From Complete Psionic
** - From Hyperconscious

Feats:
Track (1), Psicrystal Affinity (Erudite1), Up the Walls (Erudite1), Overchannel (Human), Favored Energy (Fire) (3)**, Talented (Erudite5), Psionic Meditation (6), Psicrystal Containment (9), Transcend Limits (12)*, Expanded Knowledge (Energy Manipulation) (15), Mental Leap (18)

* - Feat found in Hyperconscious
** - Favored Energy also exists as Privalidged Energy in Complete Psionic

Powers:
1st - Offensive Precognition, Defensive Precognition, Offensive Prescience, Dissipating Touch, Energy Ray
2nd - Energy Missile, Feat Leech, Energy Stun, Psionic Lion's Charge, Hustle
3rd - Dimension Slide, Energy Cone
4th - Shatterstorm*, Energy Ball, Thieving Mindlink, Energy Flash**
5th - Leech Power Known*, True Seeing, Energy Manipulation**
6th - Form of Doom
7th - Energy Wave

* - Power found in Hyperconscious
** - Power found in Complete Psionic

While sasuke could potentially have many more abilities in his repitoire, these are the ones he has made use of during the series and manga.

Sasuke's Signature Abilities:
Katon Jutsu - The specialty of the Uchiha clan aside from their bloodline limit is their incredible talent with fire element techniques. This is reflected in the build by Favored Energy (Fire), and the wide array of offensive energy powers in his repitoire. Sasuke can also make use of the Energy Manipulation Power to add five dice to the fire powers of himself or his allies.

Chidori - The sharingan derrived technique taught to Sasuke by Kakashi before the Chuunin exam finals is a massive close range chakra blade attack that is said can penetrate any defense. This is reflected in the build by Energy Flash: Lightning

Sharingan - Sasuke makes frequent use of the sharingan's abilities, including the enhanced precognitive combat abilities (Offensive Precognition, Defensive Precognition, Offensive Prescience, and the chronorebel's prescience and precognition abilities), the jutsu copying abilities (thieving mindlink, leech power known, feat leech, and the Erudite's power learning method), and the sensory and truth revealing abilities (True Seeing)

Shishi Rendan - The infamous lion combo is an adaptation of Rock Lee's Taijutsu style into a massively powerful flying charge attack, to represent this ability sasuke has Mental Leap, and Psionic Lion's Charge

Other Stuff:
Dimension Slide, Up the Walls, Mental Leap - In addition to the standard shinobi fare, sasuke is exceptionally fast in combat, and has used body flicker style attacks on more than one occasion

Overchannel, Talented, Transcend Limits - Sasuke is the definition of a prodigy in the series, he is simply better and more powerful with his techniques than most of his fellow ninja. Later in the series sasuke acquires a cursed seal, and can use it to push his abilities even further, though doing so carries a high price

Form of Doom - Sasuke can use the cursed seal later in the series to take on a demonic form, which grant him a number of enhanced abilities
Nothing like starting at the start :D

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Uzumaki Naruto - Empty Vessel (Eberron Campaign Setting) Wilder 10/Astral Zealot (Hyperconscious) 9

Feats:
Up the Walls (1), Iron Will (Empty Vessel), Improved Unarmed Strike (3), Psionic Fist (6), Empower Power (9), Mental Leap (12), Psionic Mediation (15), Expanded Knowledge (Spirit of War) (18)

Powers:
1st - Astral Construct, Dissipating Touch, Vigor, Energy Ray~
2nd - Throw Ectoform*, Psionic Alter Self**, Body Equilibrium, Biofeedback~
3rd - Body Adjustment
4th - Energy Adaptation~, Correspond
6th - Contingency
7th - Complete Healing**~
8th - Spirit of War***, True Metabolism

* - Power found in Hyperconscious
** - Power found in darksun 3.5 (www.athas.org)
*** - Power found in Complete Psionic
~ - Added via Psychic Chirurgery

Naruto's Signature Abilities:
Kage Bunshin no Jutsu - Shadow Clone Technique - Naruto's most frequently used and versatile jutsu, despite his original struggles with the Bunshin no Jutsu, Naruto's practice has made him an expert in the tactical use of clones, and he has summoned them as decoys, to aid in hand to hand techniques, and used the assistance of shadow clones to master the Rasengan technique in a mere seven days, and to design the Odama Rasengan, a technique unique to him. Naruto's shadow clones are represented by Astral Constructs, the Throw Ectoform power from Hyperconscious, and the Astral Zealot's abilities, particularly Improved and Advanced Ectoform

Jinchuuriki - Naruto is the vessel used by the fourth hokage to contain the destruction beast Kyuubi. In Naruto terms this makes Naruto a Jinchuuriki, a vessel which can attain enormous power from the demon it contains by resonating with the beast. In game terms this is why Naruto is an Empty Vessel rather than a human.

Kyuubi's Rage - While never officially given a name as a jutsu, when Naruto has a heightened amount of rage it will trigger the resonant abilities of the Kyuubi. The Kyuubi's chakra will leak from the seal and surround Naruto, forming a skin in a form that mimics the form of the Kyuubi. The power of this skin is dictated by the number of tails the fox form manifests, normally one, though in the manga it has been as many as four. When Naruto is in this state he frequently loses his memory of what he has done. In game terms, the awakening of his kyubi form is mechanically possession by a quori spirit, representing Naruto succumbing to the malign consciousness inside him. In this form the chakra form can extend it's arms massive distances to strike with energy (mimiced by Energy Ray), it empowers all of Naruto's techniques (mimiced by Empower Power), protects him from harm both from physical damage and from jutsu attacks (mimiced by the Astral Zealot's Conjoin Ectoform ability, Biofeedback, and Energy Adaptation), and it provides him with more fighting power (mimiced by the Astral Zealot's Ectopic Suit, Ectopic Proficiency, Ectopic Expertise, and Ectopic Mastery abilities as well as Psionic Fist). The powers added unique to this ability have been added via psychic chirurgery representing how naruto did not develop these techniques, but instead he was born with them implanted in him.

Fast Healing - Naruto has a remarkable ability to heal quickly, ridding himself of almost any injury with a simple night of rest, this ability is approximated by Body Adjustment (Naruto gets up when the beating he just took says he should be down for the count), True Metabolism (Naruto's wounds heal while others watch), and Complete Healing (Naruto goes from critical condition to fine and chipper overnight)

Rasengan - The spiral sphere technique originally used by Jiraiya and the 4th Hokage is Naruto's most deadly offensive jutsu. This ability is approximated by Dissipating Touch

Odama Rasengan - Used once in the manga, Naruto's Big Ball Spiral Sphere is a jutsu he designed himself, and is essentially a more powerful version of the original, this is approximated by a Wild Surged Empowered Max Augment Dissipating Touch (19d6*1.5 damage for those counting)

Kuchiyose no Jutsu - Naruto summons frogs, lead by the frog boss Gamabunta. He was taught this technique by his sensei the sanin Jiraiya. This is represented by correspond and psionic contingency.

Spirit of War - This Power has been added to represent Naruto's ability to inspire his fellow ninja and himself to heights of greatness.

Other Abilities:
Mental Leap + Up the Walls + Body Equilibrium - again, standard fare for shinobi in the series, Naruto doesn't display the speed other shinobi seem to be capable of, but does walk on walls, walk on water, and leap huge distances

Vigor/Biofeedback - If there is one thing Naruto does a lot of in the series it is absorb punishment
I'm not much of a fan of Naruto (don't know why, though I suspect it's because I've never really enjoyed animes hinging on super-powers, martial-arts, or ninjas -- my usual tastes are towards the dark, dramatic, romantic or intelligent-comedic), but I think I see something on RT's suggestion.

Energy Wall is 3rd level. Why can't the psyrogue EK it?

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These are NOT all my creations! The lead authors are identified as follows: [TS] Tempest Stormwind, [AR] Andarious Rosethorn, [RT] Radical Taoist, [SN] Sionnis, [DH] DisposableHero_, [SH] Seishi.

[TS] The Pinball Brothers: Large And In Charge (Melee, Lockdown, Charge, Juggling)
[TS] Ashardalon Reborn: I Will Swallow Your Soul (Melee, Fear, Negative Levels, AoE, Theme)
[AR] "A"-Game Paladin: Play That Funky Music, Knight Boy! (Team Support, Melee, Theme, Single-Class)
[RT] Uncanny Trapsmith: Get in, make it look like an accident, get out. (Skillmonkey, Stealth/Scout/Infiltration, Unorthodox Methods, Theme)
[AR] Wizsassin: *Everything* is permitted. (Spellcaster, Support, Sneak Attack, Utility)
[TS] Phantom Rush: General Gish Gouda. (Gish, Theme, Setting-Specific(Eberron), Early-Entry PrC)
[TS] Storm Knight: Another kind of gish. (Melee/"Gish", Theme, Setting-Specific(Eberron), Unorthodox Methods)
[TS] Inevitable Nightmare: The weapon you only have to fire once. (Melee, "Unorthodox" Methods (no charging), Reliability)
[AR] Captain Constitution: The number one threat to America. (Melee, TOUGHTOUGHTOUGH, Defense, Theme)
[AR] Nuker: I casts the spells that makes the peoples fall down! (Spellcaster, damage, blasting, damage)
[TS] Dread Lord of the Dead: Let the Reaping Begin! (NPC-only, Variable (combat/casting/leadership), Iconic Villain, Theme)
[AR] Heavy Crusader: No Rest. No Mercy. No Matter What. (Melee, Damage (No charging), Variable, Theme).
[TS] Gun Fu: It's bullet time (Ranged, THEORETICAL, Twin weapons, Theme)
[RT] Face First: We should talk. (Psionic, social, mind-control, info-management)
[SN] Chaingun Porcupine: Never Enuff Dakka. (Ranged, Skirmishing, Spike Damage, Incarnum)
[RT] Always On Edge: The Mortal Draw deals death. (Melee, Generalist, Dungeoneering, Stunt)
[AR] Feral Druid: Real feral taste. Zero druid calories. (Melee, offense, damage, murder)
[RT] Rusty!: Man's Best Friend (Sentry, Support, Backup, Rearguard)
[RT] The T3 (Tashalatora Triple Threat): My Kung Fu is More Powerful (Hybrid, Flex-Function, Melee, Caster)
[RT] The #1 Snoipah: Boom. 'Eadshot. (Caster, Theme, Spike, Trapscout)
[AR] Dreamblade: Rest in Pieces. (Melee, Damage, Single-Class, Combo/Momentum)
[AR] Evasion Tank: “When fighting angry blind men, is best to stay out of the way.” (Melee, Tank, Unorthodox Methods (attack negation), Theme)
[DH] Psycarnum Warrior: ↑↑↓↓←→←→BA Start (Melee, Tank, Psionics, Incarnum, 1337 h4x)
[AR] Heavy Weapons Elf: WHO TOUCHED MY BOW? (Ranged, Cohort, Damage, Unorthodox Methods (ranged ToB))
[RT] Gnowhere Gnome: A little man who wasn't there (Caster, Stealth, Single-Class, Elusive)
[AR] Uberflank: I got your back. (Melee, support, stunt, teamwork)
[TS] Flip the Bird: Everyday I'm shuffling (Ranged, harrier, unorthodox methods (ranged ToB / off-turn movement), support)
[DH] Eat Sleep Gank: Real Ultimate Power (Stealth, Assassination, Spike, Magic Versatility)
[AR] Slash and Burn: Mind, Body, Blade, Flame / Aspects of a greater whole / which delivers death. (Melee, Theme (flex-style), Damage, Stunt)
[RT] Edge of the Light: Cut, Fade to Black (Melee, Defense/Offense, Momentum, Tactical)
[RT] Quiet Murder: Cut throats, not corners. (Melee, Stealth, Harrier, Tactical)
[TS] Wand Overdrive: Say Hello to my little friends. (Caster, support/artillery/variable, wand specialist)
[RT] God Hand: What did the five fingers say to the face? (Melee/Gish, Unarmed, SAD, Theme)
[AR] Zero Buff Time Gish: Try to keep up! (Gish, Speed, Movement, Opportunity)
[TS] Robo Tackle: I Am Iron Man. (Melee, setting-specific (Eberron), positioning, theme, stunt)

[TS] Holy Fire: Just getting warmed up! (Casting, damage, theme (fire), theme (sacred), blasting)

[TS] Groundhog Mage: ♪Let’s do the time warp again♪ (Casting, stunt, setting-specific (Faerun), spell stamina / versatility, spontaneous wizard)

 

Want to see how the entire group rolls?
[All] Party Optimization Showcase: Dead for Nothing
[TS/RT/AR] Optimization Article: The Flash Step
[RT] Optimization Article: Kung Fu Witchcraft

 

Seishi: I think it might be fun to have a one-off [game] tuned fairly, but with the intention of wiping the party. 

DisposableHero_: if [my campaign] has taught me nothing else, it is that with this group, nothing tuned fairly will ever wipe the party

RadicalTaoist: I've been throwing **** at this group that's 5 levels over CRed in DFN, and have yet to wipe the party.

I'm not much of a fan of Naruto (don't know why, though I suspect it's because I've never really enjoyed animes hinging on super-powers, martial-arts, or ninjas -- my usual tastes are towards the dark, dramatic, romantic or intelligent-comedic)

builds from other members for characters from this or any other anime series, television series, movie, novel, comic book, or whatever source you want to draw from, done with psionics

Don't let that stop you from contributing :D

On the point of Hinata, I really don't like using Psy-Rogue, something just doesn't strike me as right having her with less than a third of the power points of other characters, and I don't see why her danger sense couldn't just be the Danger Sense power...

Might just be me, and I don't think I'm going to get to Hinata right away, logical order dictates that Sakura and Kakashi must come next :D

If you want to try a build though RT, I'd be glad for the input
Not to say that your way of playing is "badwrongfun" or anything, but I firmly believe that the Naruto characters would be better served by arcane spellcasting. They create mystical effects by performing intricate handsigns and ununciating special chants. They store mystical knowledge on scrolls. They can actually summon creatures rather than construct them, and they can create actual illusions rather than clouding minds or fooling senses. The only part of Naruto's jutsus which don't scream "arcane spellcasting" is the lack of material components, and that can be taken care of with one simple feat.

That's just my opinion. Feel free to ignore me. You've done a lot of impressive work already, and I wish you the best of luck with it.
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Not that you're wrong InkBlot, but I firmly believe that the hand seals and scrolls are quite simply flavor, and the truely spontaneous nature of psionics as well as the connotations of a well of chakra to draw from and the concepts of exhausting that well fit much better with psionics. Also, I feel that one thing elevates psionics above arcane magic in this case:

The Wilder

Simply put the wilder allows a the building of a character to this sort of themed specialty without having an enormous amount of spell or power selection left over. While in some cases I wouldn't use a wilder base, I would by vast majority use wilders to describe the naruto characters. The exceptions being that sharingan users are better represented as Erudites, for their ability to steal jutsus, and some characters that do very well at the academic aspects of their training or in the intellectual pursuits strike me as more like psions (notably sakura and shikamaru).

Summoning I have to agree on, and I made mention of that, but their illusions I don't agree on. In the manga, during an encounter with Uchiha Itachi, naruto has a flashback to his training with Jiraiya when the sanin explains to him the nature of Genjutsu, which while called illusion techniques, is false sensory input, and nothing but.

Plus, a lot of areas that arcane magic actually lacks in and psionics does not are signature abilities of Naruto characters (the sharingan's jutsu copying with leech power known, feat leech and/or thieving mindlink for example, or the sharingan's combat precog abilities). Anyway, feel free to disagree, but there are a number of reasons I prefer psionics for these builds :D
Don't let that stop you from contributing :D

Hmmm.... I think I'll do something easy as a warm-up, then, but it'll have to wait.

Watch this space for Witch Hunter Robin conversions.

(Site's in Japanese, but you can get a feel for the art pretty easily. I'm pretty sure it's Eberron power-scale base, too -- most people are NPCs and most are low-leveled. A good 80% of the witches can be represented as low-level wilders, for instance, or even NPCs with Hidden Talent, while the more powerful characters -- including Robin herself -- are mid-level wilders.)

Back in the 3.0 days, I saw the whole series, and then on the second runthrough I identified everything I saw in the series in the book. The universe can best be described as "d20 Modern with Wild Talents."

Yes, I'm aware it's a no-brainer. I just think I'm the biggest fan of that series here, and besides, my workload this semester is the stuff of legends.

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These are NOT all my creations! The lead authors are identified as follows: [TS] Tempest Stormwind, [AR] Andarious Rosethorn, [RT] Radical Taoist, [SN] Sionnis, [DH] DisposableHero_, [SH] Seishi.

[TS] The Pinball Brothers: Large And In Charge (Melee, Lockdown, Charge, Juggling)
[TS] Ashardalon Reborn: I Will Swallow Your Soul (Melee, Fear, Negative Levels, AoE, Theme)
[AR] "A"-Game Paladin: Play That Funky Music, Knight Boy! (Team Support, Melee, Theme, Single-Class)
[RT] Uncanny Trapsmith: Get in, make it look like an accident, get out. (Skillmonkey, Stealth/Scout/Infiltration, Unorthodox Methods, Theme)
[AR] Wizsassin: *Everything* is permitted. (Spellcaster, Support, Sneak Attack, Utility)
[TS] Phantom Rush: General Gish Gouda. (Gish, Theme, Setting-Specific(Eberron), Early-Entry PrC)
[TS] Storm Knight: Another kind of gish. (Melee/"Gish", Theme, Setting-Specific(Eberron), Unorthodox Methods)
[TS] Inevitable Nightmare: The weapon you only have to fire once. (Melee, "Unorthodox" Methods (no charging), Reliability)
[AR] Captain Constitution: The number one threat to America. (Melee, TOUGHTOUGHTOUGH, Defense, Theme)
[AR] Nuker: I casts the spells that makes the peoples fall down! (Spellcaster, damage, blasting, damage)
[TS] Dread Lord of the Dead: Let the Reaping Begin! (NPC-only, Variable (combat/casting/leadership), Iconic Villain, Theme)
[AR] Heavy Crusader: No Rest. No Mercy. No Matter What. (Melee, Damage (No charging), Variable, Theme).
[TS] Gun Fu: It's bullet time (Ranged, THEORETICAL, Twin weapons, Theme)
[RT] Face First: We should talk. (Psionic, social, mind-control, info-management)
[SN] Chaingun Porcupine: Never Enuff Dakka. (Ranged, Skirmishing, Spike Damage, Incarnum)
[RT] Always On Edge: The Mortal Draw deals death. (Melee, Generalist, Dungeoneering, Stunt)
[AR] Feral Druid: Real feral taste. Zero druid calories. (Melee, offense, damage, murder)
[RT] Rusty!: Man's Best Friend (Sentry, Support, Backup, Rearguard)
[RT] The T3 (Tashalatora Triple Threat): My Kung Fu is More Powerful (Hybrid, Flex-Function, Melee, Caster)
[RT] The #1 Snoipah: Boom. 'Eadshot. (Caster, Theme, Spike, Trapscout)
[AR] Dreamblade: Rest in Pieces. (Melee, Damage, Single-Class, Combo/Momentum)
[AR] Evasion Tank: “When fighting angry blind men, is best to stay out of the way.” (Melee, Tank, Unorthodox Methods (attack negation), Theme)
[DH] Psycarnum Warrior: ↑↑↓↓←→←→BA Start (Melee, Tank, Psionics, Incarnum, 1337 h4x)
[AR] Heavy Weapons Elf: WHO TOUCHED MY BOW? (Ranged, Cohort, Damage, Unorthodox Methods (ranged ToB))
[RT] Gnowhere Gnome: A little man who wasn't there (Caster, Stealth, Single-Class, Elusive)
[AR] Uberflank: I got your back. (Melee, support, stunt, teamwork)
[TS] Flip the Bird: Everyday I'm shuffling (Ranged, harrier, unorthodox methods (ranged ToB / off-turn movement), support)
[DH] Eat Sleep Gank: Real Ultimate Power (Stealth, Assassination, Spike, Magic Versatility)
[AR] Slash and Burn: Mind, Body, Blade, Flame / Aspects of a greater whole / which delivers death. (Melee, Theme (flex-style), Damage, Stunt)
[RT] Edge of the Light: Cut, Fade to Black (Melee, Defense/Offense, Momentum, Tactical)
[RT] Quiet Murder: Cut throats, not corners. (Melee, Stealth, Harrier, Tactical)
[TS] Wand Overdrive: Say Hello to my little friends. (Caster, support/artillery/variable, wand specialist)
[RT] God Hand: What did the five fingers say to the face? (Melee/Gish, Unarmed, SAD, Theme)
[AR] Zero Buff Time Gish: Try to keep up! (Gish, Speed, Movement, Opportunity)
[TS] Robo Tackle: I Am Iron Man. (Melee, setting-specific (Eberron), positioning, theme, stunt)

[TS] Holy Fire: Just getting warmed up! (Casting, damage, theme (fire), theme (sacred), blasting)

[TS] Groundhog Mage: ♪Let’s do the time warp again♪ (Casting, stunt, setting-specific (Faerun), spell stamina / versatility, spontaneous wizard)

 

Want to see how the entire group rolls?
[All] Party Optimization Showcase: Dead for Nothing
[TS/RT/AR] Optimization Article: The Flash Step
[RT] Optimization Article: Kung Fu Witchcraft

 

Seishi: I think it might be fun to have a one-off [game] tuned fairly, but with the intention of wiping the party. 

DisposableHero_: if [my campaign] has taught me nothing else, it is that with this group, nothing tuned fairly will ever wipe the party

RadicalTaoist: I've been throwing **** at this group that's 5 levels over CRed in DFN, and have yet to wipe the party.

On the point of Hinata, I really don't like using Psy-Rogue, something just doesn't strike me as right having her with less than a third of the power points of other characters, and I don't see why her danger sense couldn't just be the Danger Sense power...

That's also an option, of course. She does have less stamina, and Tempest is right - Energy Wall is low enough levelf for a psyrogue to EK.
Might just be me, and I don't think I'm going to get to Hinata right away, logical order dictates that Sakura and Kakashi must come next :D

If you want to try a build though RT, I'd be glad for the input

I think I'll make Kiba and Akamaru into a Shifter Wilder and his 'psicrystal'.
You won't mind if I offer an alternative Hinata take, do you?
Ok Hero, You made my bloddy week buddy.

Now since my entire team that i DM for has been at me to convert this stuff Hero doing this thread may have just earned himself 6 new acolites XD. anyway On Kiba and Akimaru, I'd have to agree with the wilder aspect Taoist that fits but a Psi crystal ehhh, not so hot on that. If i may sudgest trying maybe a homunculi? and tossing in a psi artificer for like 1 or 2 levels, I know it's corney but at least then we can say it kinda looks like a dog not a hovering crystal. ofcourse just an idea and since I can't really create stuff this high calibur i just though i'd throw that idea out there. but I'm definately keeping this bookmarked keep it up Y'all really great work.

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Not that you're wrong InkBlot, but I firmly believe that the hand seals and scrolls are quite simply flavor, and the truely spontaneous nature of psionics as well as the connotations of a well of chakra to draw from and the concepts of exhausting that well fit much better with psionics.

I took chakra to be another word for spell slots, the hand signs and scrolls to be mechanics. The less things that need to be justified with the good old "it's just flavor text" handwave, the better. Psionics does do spontaneous better than magic, but magic can still be spontaneous (the sorcerer, the bard, etc.). Exhausting chakra could just as easily be exhausting spell-slots: "Sasuke is running out of chakra! He only produced 4 shadow clones!" can mean "Sasuke is running out of high level spell slots! He didn't maximize that Mirror Image!"

You do have me on the illusions (and general Naruto-knowledge). I bow to your superior otaku-fu.

Lastly, I suggest that you take a look at the D20 Anime board. There are at least two other comprehensive Naruto conversions there, and anyone who frequents that corner of the WotC-scape would probably appreciate a cross-post of your Naruto material.
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Akamaru = Psicrystal with a savage species ritual to become a wolf. I agree with shifter wilder for kiba, but the psicrystal has to be Akamaru, the Share Powers ability is too critical to their fighting style. Savage species ritual is the easiest way to get that done.
ah yes I see, Ok your right that does work better. anyway carry on all. :D

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Haruno Sakura - Human Ardent* 10/Sangehrin 10

Feats:
Mind Over Body (1), Psionic Body (Human), Up the Walls (3), Expanded Knowledge (Throw Ectoform) (6), Expanded Knowledge (Alter Self) (9), Expanded Knowledge (Dimension Swap) (12), Earth Sense* (15), Earth Power* (18)

* - Feat found in Races of Stone

Mantles:
Primary: Life and Physical Power
Secondary: Guardian and any 2 others

Powers:
1st - Vigor, Biofeedback, Touch of Health***, Adrenaline Boost***
2nd - Psionic Alter Self*, Dimension Swap, Throw Ectoform**, Animal Affinity, Body Adjustment, Empathic Transfer, From the Brink***
3rd - Dispel Psionics, Body Purification
5th - Adapt Body, Psionic Revivify, Restore Extremity, Psychofeedback
6th - Restoration, Mend Wounds***

* - Power found in Dark Sun 3.5 (www.athas.org)
** - Power found in Hyperconscious
*** - Power found in Complete Psionic

Sakura's Signature Abilities:
Basic Ninja Skills - Though Sakura possesses no unqiue jutsus, she is an excellent student and a master of the basic ninjutsus including Bunshin no Jutsu (Throw Ectoform), Henge no Jutsu (Psionic Alter Self), Kawarimi no Jutsu (Dimension Swap), and Kai Jutsus (Dispel Psionics)

Medical Ninjutsu - After undertaking training the Tsunade the 5th Hokage Sakura becomes a talented ninja medic, trained in healing techniques represented by the Healing Touch ability and fast healing of the Sangehrin, as well as the powers Restoration, Psionic Revivify, Restore Extremity, Body Purification, Body Adjustment, Empathic Transfer, From the Brink, Touch of Health, and Mend Wounds. In addition Sakura is taught medical ninjutsu that allow her to shrug off excessive amounts of damage to herself, represented by Biofeedback, Vigor, and Adapt Body.

Tsunade's Strength - During her apprenticeship to Tsunade, Sakura is also taught the Sanin's offensive techniques, which involve focusing chakra when attacking to produce massive strength. This is represented by Adrenaline Boost, Animal Affinity, and Psychofeedback.

Precise Chakra Control - Though not possessing the raw stamina of either Sasuke or Naruto, Sakura has the advantage of having very precise control of her chakra. While she cannot infuse her techniques with as much power (as Naruto of Sasuke could with overchannel or wild surge) she expends less chakra to produce her effects. This is represented by Earth Power and Maximize Power.
Never have I come across a character harder to build to my satisfaction than Hatake Kakashi. Copy Ninja Kakashi as a central character in the series, literally has done pretty much everything that any ninja in the series has done, and done it better, faster, or more precisely. In the end, I gave up, and made him level 21 so he could have both the unarmed strike attacks at the level I felt he deserved and access to 9th level powers.

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Hatake Kakashi - Human Erudite (Dragon 319) 14/Monk 3/Lucid Cenobyte (Hyperconscious) 4

Feats:
Improved Unarmed Strike (Monk1), Stunning Fist (Monk1), Kung Fu Genious (1)*, Combat Expertise (Human), Combat Reflexes (Monk2), Psicrystal Affinity (Erudite1), Psionic Fist (Erudite1), Improved Feint (3), Quicken Power (Erudite5), Psionic Meditation (6), Psionic Feint** (9), Greater Psionic Fist (Erudite10), Speed of Thought (12), Power Attack (15), Mental Leap (18), Improved Bull Rush (21)

* - Feat found in Dragon 319
** - Feat found in the Mind's Eye

Powers:
This list should well include every power in the index I listed in the first post that doesn't fall under a bloodline limit (and kakashi has the sharingan as well), but for just what has made use of during the series you would need the following:

1st - Energy Ray, Offensive Precognition, Defensive Precognition, Offensive Prescience, Vigor
2nd - Energy Missile, Energy Stun, Energy Push, Throw Ectoform*, Psionic Alter Self**, Dimension Swap, Hustle, Suggestion, Psionic Lion's Charge
3rd - Energy Bolt, Energy Cone, Energy Wall, Mental Barrier, Dispel Psionics, Dimension Slide, Ectoplasmic Cocoon, Ectoplasmic Form, False Sensory Input
4th - Energy Ball, Shatterstorm*, Thieving Mindlink, Correspond, Energy Flash
5th - Leech Power Known*, Psionic True Seeing
6th - Combat Transformation***, Contingency
7th - Energy Wave, Ultrablast
9th - Psychic Chirurgery, Teleportation Circle

* - Power from Hyperconscious
** - Power from Dark Sun 3.5
*** - Power from the Mind's Eye

Kakashi's Signature Abilities:
Sharingan: Eye of Insight - Kakashi can mirror any technique he sees that does not require a bloodline limit with perfect accuracy, this is mimiced by the Erudite's power learning, thieving mindlink, feat leech, and leech power known. The eye of insight also allows for precognitive combat insight, provided by Offensive Precognition, Defensive Precognition and Offensive Prescience. Finally the eye of insight reveals truth in illusion, ala True Seeing.

Sharingan: Eye of Hypnosis - Kakashi makes use of subtle sharingan genjutsu to guide his opponents actions in combat, and force them to fight on his terms. This is approximated by Suggestion and False Sensory Input.

Mangekyou Sharingan - In the manga, Kakashi has developed a Mangekyou form rumored to be called Sussanoo or Goddess of the Moon. This ability is approximated by Energy Ball and Ultrablast

Chidori - Aside from his Mangehyou form this is the only unique jutsu in Kakashi's repitoire. Although he taught sasuke how to use it, Kakashi is significantly more adept at its use. This jutsu is approximated by a Lightning Energy Flash delivered by an unarmed strike while using the lucid cenobyte's Id Strike ability.

Taijutsu - Kakashi is a master of hand to hand combat, and has used it extensively. To represent this, Kakashi has the unarmed strike of a 14th level monk, psionic fist, greater psionic fist, psionic lion's charge, and combat transformation

Kuchiyose no Jutsu - Kakashi use summoning techniques like many other shinobi, he summons dogs who are particularly adept at tracking.

Konohagakure: Taijutsu no Ōgi! Sennen Goroshi! - Improved Bull Rush + Psionic Feint + Stunning Fist
Now I guess since I did Neji I should finish off Team Gai

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Rock Lee – Human Monk 6/Fist of Zuoken 8/Lucid Cenobyte (Hyperconscious) 3/Drunken Master (Complete Warrior) 3

Feats:
Wild Talent (1), Improved Unarmed Strike (Monk1), Stunning Fist (Monk1), Dodge (Human), Combat Reflexes (Monk2), Great Fortitude (3), Improved Disarm (Monk6), Speed of Thought (6), Mental Leap (9), Up the Walls (Fist of Zuoken5), Weapon Focus (Unarmed Strike) (12), Improved Critical (Unarmed Strike) (15), Psionic Fist (18)

Powers:
1st – Biofeedback, Adrenaline Boost*, Metaphysical Weapon, Vigor
2nd – Animal Affinity, Psionic Lion’s Charge, Hustle, Body Adjustment
3rd – Danger Sense
5th – Psychofeedback

* - Power Found in Complete Psionic

Lee’s Signature Abilities:
Not much to say here, he looks goofy, he tries hard, and he hits like a mac truck. With the student ability of the Lucid Cenobyte Lee’s speed, armor class, and unarmed damage are that of a level 21 monk, and his flurry of blows and ki strike are that of a 13th level monk.

Lee’s powers are specifically chosen to enhance his combat ability without showing visible supernatural effect, as Lee is incapable of Ninjutsu.

Lee’s most devastating attacks, the kinjutsu Omote Renge and Ura Renge are represented by Animal Affinity and Psychofeedback. Also, he has three drunken master levels to cover his natural talent in the art of the drunken fist.
A few notes -
Any suggestions for K&A's Tsuuga attack? Psionic Lion's Charge fits, but I'm not sure if it does justice to the jutsu's more destructive capabilities.
If we assume that the Inazuka animal companion is a transformed Psicrystal, then Metamorphosis (manifested as a touch power on the crystal as the Share Powers ability allows) makes more sense than Fission. Possibly a Fission(you)+Metamorphosis(crystal)+Fusion(crystal and Fission) combo.
Any idea for a form big and nasty enough for the Double-Headed Wolf jutsu? Chimera? A kind of sphinx? If he's a shifter wilder, then Kiba would have access to Greater Metamorphosis.
Form of Doom wasn't used for Sasuke's cursed form. That seems wrong. It could even be argued he got it via one of those MoE knowledge crystals or a Psychic Chirugery from Orochimaru.
Kuchiyose no Jutsu breakthrough! - Some form of communication power and Psionic Teleportation Circle. You holler at the faction of spirit creatures you've signed your contract with, and they decide who to send (which explains why sometimes Naruto got Gamabunta, and sometimes Gamakichi).
Disposable Hero, I could kiss you right now.

I have been waiting for someone to create the Naruto classes/characters within the bounds of D&D rules instead of trying to houserule a class/powers for a long time.

I think it's absolutely fantastic that you are doing this, and I'd love to see more.

My only (Big) problem is that you haven't considered Arcane or Divine builds to better mimic certain characters. But still, excellent job so far.

Hariman

PS: Letting a Psionic Rogue take Expanded Knowledge as a Rogue Ability (And you can exchange rogue abilities for feats.) would correct a lack of certain powers for certain characters.

Also, summoning jutsu can't be easily duplicated by psionics.

Kage Bunshin no Jutsu is "forbidden" (Really only restricted, Ibisu uses it and so does Sarutobi) because it uses so much chakra that it can be fatal to use too much. Naruto can only use it as much as he does because he has the chakra of the Kyuubi backing up his own.
First off, I'd like to say that these builds and renamings are really neat, and I'd love to see more. That aside, I do have questions.

1. While some aspects of Psionics go well with Naruto's Ninjitsu (I'm not a fan of the show, but I've seen one or two episodes), how well could these sort of builds and such translate to arcane or divine magic?

2. You might want to label the sources of your material, DisposableHero. I can't find where you got the Chronorebel, Lucid Cenobyte, and Astral Zealot PrCs. Are they homebrew?
1. While some aspects of Psionics go well with Naruto's Ninjitsu (I'm not a fan of the show, but I've seen one or two episodes), how well could these sort of builds and such translate to arcane or divine magic?

You could do a reasonable job I guess with most using arcane and divine. Some work better that way, some worse. For example, Shino is doable with a wilder, but would work much better as a druid with the child of winter feat from eberron, since there is really no psionic analogue to summon swarm, and there are some PrCs that can be used to get a swarm form ability. Its really a toss up, I got on this on truenaming psionics, so I stuck with psionics.

2. You might want to label the sources of your material, DisposableHero. I can't find where you got the Chronorebel, Lucid Cenobyte, and Astral Zealot PrCs. Are they homebrew?

All of the above are from Hyperconscious, as are a number of the powers (though if you check the renames in the first post it labels the hyperconscious and dark sun powers (Alter Self, Psionic is the only dark sun power I have used to date). Sorry about that, I'll go back and label those.


Just to Clairify:
I haven't gone to arcane or divine builds because this is the psionics board, so I'm sticking with the psionics versions. Also, going all psionics for the basis of the builds makes it considerably easier to take care of the sharingan copying ability. Kakashi would need to be a cerebremancer of some variety to really catch the flavor if you use magic builds as well, I've tried that with him and it never works. So for now I'm sticking with this, I will say that Shino is best done with druidic magic, and several genjutsu (notably most of the Demonic Illusion techniques) work better with real illusions than with psionic versions.
Well while that may be Hero I think they look amazing. granted as we know some would be a bit easier to do with arcane or divine but for what you've done I'm totally behind your efforts they are amazing really. Awesome job Hero Caint wait to see whos next. I'm eager to see what you do to like Orochimaru or Gaara

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Kage Bunshin no Jutsu is "forbidden" (Really only restricted, Ibisu uses it and so does Sarutobi) because it uses so much chakra that it can be fatal to use too much. Naruto can only use it as much as he does because he has the chakra of the Kyuubi backing up his own.

I seem to recall that only the mass version (Tajuu Kage Bunshin no Jutsu) is considered kinjutsu, but I may be wrong on that count.
Orochimaru strikes me as a Tainted Psion using the Evil Otherworldly trick, easy.
I'm still musing over how to do Gaara's Desert Funeral without resorting to Synchronicity nova cheese (using Telekinetic Manuver and Complete Warrior's feat Earth's Embrace to deal the grapple damage of hundreds of rounds in one).

EDIT: No feedback on my recent suggestions?

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Tenten - Human Psychic Warrior 11/Fighter 4/Master Thrower (Complete Warrior) 5

Feats:
Point Blank Shot (1), Rapid Shot (Human), Precise Shot (PsyWar1), Far Shot (PsyWar2), Throw Anything* (3), Speed of Thought (PsyWar5), Weapon Focus (Kunai) (6), Psionic Shot (PsyWar8), Two Weapon Fighting (Fighter1), Expanded Knowledge (Swarm of Crystals) (9), Improved Two Weapon Fighting (Fighter2), Greater Two Weapon Fighting (Fighter4), Improved Precise Shot (Psychic Warrior11), Psionic Meditation (12), Up the Walls (15), Mental Leap (18)

* - Complete Warrior

Powers:
1st - Call Weaponry, Burst, Metaphysical Weapon
2nd - Animal Affinity, Swarm of Crystals, Hustle, Dimension Swap, Wall Walker
3rd - Psionic Keen Edge, Telekinetic Boomerang*

* - Races of the Wild

Tenten's Signature Abilities:
Never Misses - Tenten's accuracy with thrown weapons (well thrown anything) is legendary, she never misses her target. This is why she has Precise Shot, Improved Precise Shot, Sneaky Shot (Master Thrower), and Weak Spot (Master Thrower). Put simply, Tenten doesn't miss

Weapon Summoning - Tenten makes liberal use of the Call Weapon ability in this build to produce more ammunition for her to throw.

Soushouryu - Twin Rising Dragons, Tenten's ultimate attack, she summons and hurls an enormous mass of weaponry against her foes. Because a full attack is always a full attack and this would have to be grander in scale, this ability is approximated by Swarm of Crystals (which in this case would be Swarm of Kunai :D)

That and master thrower about cover Tenten's abilities. Tenten can throw seven weapons a round on a full attack, or 14 kunai with the master thrower's palm throw ability.
Orochimaru strikes me as a Tainted Psion using the Evil Otherworldly trick, easy.

I was thinking the exact same thing actually, a Telepath/Subverted Psion with Otherworldly and Planar Chausible, Psychic Chirurgery and True Mind Switch.

I'm still musing over how to do Gaara's Desert Funeral without resorting to Synchronicity nova cheese (using Telekinetic Manuver and Complete Warrior's feat Earth's Embrace to deal the grapple damage of hundreds of rounds in one).

Gaara is one of those that there is a better non-psionic class for, Sandstorm's Sand Shaper PrC is good. For the funeral, Nova off some Twin 9th level Bigby's Hands and watch his foes go squish...

Best psionic approximation would be to stack telekinetic maneuver's with earth's embrace through a concentration nova, and just repeatedly crush.

EDIT: No feedback on my recent suggestions?

Been slightly busy, but lets take a look :D

For summoning, I thought the same thing, but I can't find a long enough range communication ability (other than a mind link made permament by the contract signing bit).

I've added Form of Doom to Sasuke, you're right, that works much better. He can learn it standard as an Erudite, but Orochimaru using psychic Chirurgery to grant it seems more likely.

For Tsuuga, I'll get looking for forms. Its basically fusion + metamorphosis + metaphysical claw as far as I can see it. Kiba needs Metamorph, Fusion, Claws of the Beast, and Animal Affinity in his repitoire, but that covers most of what he does. Oh, and Psionic Scent should be in there as well.
D'oh that subverted psion link was soo obvious. XD well that was easy but gaara seems to be giving y'all fits or at least throwing a wrench into the smoothness. the sandstorm class works but would he also be considered a empty vessel? i mean he does also have a demon bound within him. also I'm curious how y'all could pull of his unconscious sand controll if at all, that's his signature skill ( least IMHO) but seems like if y'all did pull it off it's borderline soo broken so I guess thats out.

I like Radicals ideas thus far Really His reasoning is sound, but for the wolf justu hmmmm, that is a curious option. Metamorphosis would technically work but are we considering the polymorph implications at all? if so that kinda slags that idea. but I'll think about it Maybe I can offer something hero can use. it's hard since My brain tends to make stuff overpowered by default so apologies for not really throwing in stuff i have in mind I'd bee aweful and not much esle XD I'll see what i can come up with.

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Doing up a build for Gai may come later, but for right now I'm not sure of a good way to differentiate him from the Rock Lee build, so I'll move on to team Ino-Shika-Cho

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Akimichi Chouji - Human Monk 4/Psychic Warrior 1/War Mind 10/Kensai (Complete Warrior) 5

Feats:
Improved Unarmed Strike (Monk1), Improved Grapple (Monk1), Wild Talent (1), Psionic Fist (Human), Combat Reflexes (Monk2), Weapon Focus (Unarmed Strike) (3), Psionic Meditation (PsyWar1), Improved Natural Attack (Unarmed Strike) (6), Up the Walls (9), Mental Leap (12), Craft Food Pill* (15), Greater Psionic Fist (18)

* - An Alternate flavor take on scribe psionic tattoo. The Akimichi clan are well known for producing powerful combat aids known as food pills that improved the strength, chakra stamina, and other abilities of the shinobi who use them. The most common form, the soldier pill would be animal affinity augmented to enhance both Strength and Charisma (or Wisdom/Intelligence in the case of manifesters that use those stats). Chouji has also made use of more powerful Akimichi pills that produce an effect I think is best described as Psychofeedback (trading Con for Strength), and Chouji knows how to make them, which is why Psychofeedback appears on his power list.

Powers:
1st - Expansion, Grip of Iron
2nd - Animal Affinity, Reach*
4th - Inertial Barrier
5th - Psychofeedback

* - Mind's Eye

Special:
Chouji's fists are +3 Fists of Collision

Chouji's Signature Abilities:
Baika no Jutsu - Multisize technique is the signature ability of the Akimichi Clan, and it is represented by Expansion. This technique allows the shinobi to increase their size. Its more powerful cousin Chou Baika no Jutsu is represented by the Huge size augment of expansion.

Bubun Baika no Jutsu - Chouji uses the partial multisize technique to expand his reach, and to aid him in grappling his foes. This is represented by Improved Grapple, Grip of Iron, and Reach.

Meat Tank - Early in the series, chouji used an attack style called the meat tank, where he would turn himself into a large ball, and roll over his enemies. This allowed him to attack and area, represented by the War Mind's Sweeping Strike, and also protected him from physical harm, which is represented by Inertial Barrier.

Taijutsu - While his strikes are not as refined and practiced as either Rock Lee or Gai, Chouji is physically more powerful than most konoha shinobi, and his abilities reflect his amazing potential strength (Greater Psionic Fist, Improved Natural Attack, Animal Affinity, Chains of Personal Superiority, +3 Fists of Collision, Power Surge)
IGaara is one of those that there is a better non-psionic class for, Sandstorm's Sand Shaper PrC is good. For the funeral, Nova off some Twin 9th level Bigby's Hands and watch his foes go squish...

Best psionic approximation would be to stack telekinetic maneuver's with earth's embrace through a concentration nova, and just repeatedly crush.

There is a 4th level sand spell in dragon magazine #331 called Desert Burial. (It might be in sandstorm too) that fits perfectly as Gaara's Desert Coffin. (It buries the target up to it's neck in sand) There's no matching crush spell for Desert Funeral but any save or die spell (Implosion, Finger of Death, even Crisis of Life) could be tweaked to work with Desert Burial.

Sand Shaper really covers the Armor of Sand and many of the other abilities that Gaara has really well. Except the transformation into the giant Shukaku. The Complete Divine spell Giant Size (I think, it lets you increase size up to collosal based on caster level) plus a spell that grants claw attacks would work well.

The lesser shukaku transformation is enlarge + sand form + Alter Self or Polymorph. (Claws & Tail attack)

The Shield of Sand is really just an empowered version of Shield that only works with sand. Shield would be a close analogue and animated shields are similar too.
So I'm going to cover Gaara twice, once as a psionic version, once as an arcane version, and see which one turns out better.

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Psionic Version
Sabaku no Gaara
- Empty Vessel Shaper 19

Feats:
Overchannel (1), Talented (Empty Vessel), Psicrystal Affinity (Shaper1), Improved Unarmed Strike (3), Expanded Knowledge (Levitate, Nomad Version) (Shaper5), Improved Grapple (6), Earth's Embrace* (9), Expanded Knowledge (Remote Viewing) (Shaper10), Psionic Meditation (12), Expanded Knowledge (Energy Ball) (Shaper15), Psicrystal Containment (15), Twin Power (18)

* - Complete Warrior

Powers:
1st - Inertial Armor, Force Screen
2nd - Levitate, Biofeedback, Throw Ectoform*
3rd - Telekinetic Thrust, Ectoplasmic Cocoon, Solicit Psicrystal
4th - Remote Viewing, Energy Ball, Telekinetic Maneuver, Wall of Ectoplasm, Dimension Door
5th - Psychic Crush
6th - Temporal Acceleration
7th - Mass Ectoplasmic Cocoon, Energy Wave, Energy Claw
8th - Recall Death
9th - Greater Metamorphosis**

* - Hyperconscious
** - Added Via Psychic Chirgurery when the Shukaku was emplanted in Gaara

Gaara's Signature Abilities:
Suna Bunshin – Sand Clone – Throw Ectoform (Hyperconscious)
Suna no Muya – Cocoon of Sand – Ectoplasmic Cocoon
Suna no Tate – Shield of Sand – Inertial Armor
Suna no Yoroi – Armor of Sand – Biofeedback
Shukaku no Tate – Shield of Shukaku – Force Screen
Sabaku Taisou – Desert Requiem – Energy Wave: Sonic
Daisan no Me – The Third Eye – Remote Viewing
Goukusamaisou – Sand Prison Burial – Mass Ectoplasmic Cocoon
Renkuudan – Drilling Air Projectile – Energy Ball: Sonic: A technique unique to Gaara in his fully transformed Shukaku form.
Ryuusa Bakuryuu – Quicksand Waterfall Current – Telekinetic Thrust: While visually more impressive creating a massive tidal wave of sand to throw an opponent, effectively the technique only throws the opponent backwards. This skill is unique to Jinchuuriki of the Shukaku such as Gaara
Sabaku Fuyuu – Floating Desert Sand – Psionic Levitate (Nomad Version)
Sabaku Kyuu – Desert Coffin – Telekinetic Maneuver (Grapple)
Sabaku Rou – Desert Prison – Wall of Ectoplasm (Hemisphere or Sphere)
Sabaku Sousou – Desert Funeral – Gaara takes a grappeled opponent and crushes them with awe inspiring force. To mimic this ability Gaara can Manifest Temporal Acceleration for 3 extra rounds, during which he manifests 3 twin Sonic Energy Claws, followed by a 4th after exiting temporal acceleration. These 8 claws each deal damage to the target totaling 8d3+56 crushing damage and 16d6-16 sonic damage.
Shukaku Transformation - Lesser Version: Greater Metamorphosis into a Young Adult or Adult Sand Dragon (Sandstorm), Greater Version: Overchannel Greater Metamorphosis into a Mature Adult Sand Dragon (huge size).

Arcane Version
Sabaku no Gaara
- Empty Vessel Sorcerer 9/Sand Shaper 10

Feats:
Practiced Spellcaster** (1), Still Spell (Empty Vessel), Touchstone (City of the Dead)* (3), Chain Spell** (6), Drift Magic (9), Up the Walls (12), Speed of Thought (15), Mental Leap (18)

* - Sandstorm
** - Complete Arcane

Spells:
2nd - Earthen Grasp**, Levitate
3rd - Greater Mage Armor**
4th - Polymorph, Blast of Sand*, Scrying, Wall of Sand*, Dimension Door, Desert Burial***
5th - Telekinesis, Transmute Stone to Sand, Flaywind Burst*
7th - Finger of Death
8th - Iron Body
9th - Bigby's Crushing Hand, Shapechange

* - Sandstorm
** - Spell Compendium
*** - Dragon 331

Gaara's Signature Abilities:
Suna no Muya – Cocoon of Sand – Wall of Sand
Suna no Tate – Shield of Sand – Greater Mage Armor or Aura of Sand (Sandstorm)
Suna no Yoroi – Armor of Sand – Iron Body
Shukaku no Tate – Shield of Shukaku – Wall of Sand
Sabaku Taisou – Desert Requiem – Blast of Sand
Daisan no Me – The Third Eye – Scrying
Goukusamaisou – Sand Prison Burial – Transmute Stone to Sand
Renkuudan – Drilling Air Projectile – Flaywind Burst: A technique unique to Gaara in his fully transformed Shukaku form.
Ryuusa Bakuryuu – Quicksand Waterfall Current – Telekinesis (Bull Rush): While visually more impressive creating a massive tidal wave of sand to throw an opponent, effectively the technique only throws the opponent backwards. This skill is unique to Jinchuuriki of the Shukaku such as Gaara
Sabaku Fuyuu – Floating Desert Sand – Levitate
Sabaku Kyuu – Desert Coffin – Earthen Grasp, or Bigby's Crushing Hand
Sabaku Rou – Desert Prison – Desert Burial
Sabaku Sousou – Desert Funeral – Bigby's Crushing Hand: if 2d6+12 doesn't seem like sufficient damage, I recommend using Finger of Death on a previously grappled foe.
Shukaku Transformation - Lesser Version: Polymorph into a Young Adult or Adult Sand Dragon (Sandstorm), Greater Version: Dust Magic Shapechange into a Mature Adult Sand Dragon (huge size).
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Oh please, please no... I should never have clicked this. Psionics have been sullied this day.

Someone have a Psionic Revivify prepared because I'm about to try to wash out my brain with soap.

UNCLEAN! So unclean...
Oh, come on. What so bad about this?

DisposableHero, I think I may be able to help you with an arcane/psionic version of Kakashi. Based on what I've read, he's something like an Erudite 3/ Sorcerer 4/ Cebremancer 10/ Monk 6. His arcane spells would mostly be comprised of illusions, enchantments, and conjurations. Unfortunately, that leaves the question of how he could duplicate arcane spells.
Psionics +
Anime. Thats the horrifying idea. I refuse to put the same two words on the same page together.
Psionics + Anime. Thats the horrifying idea. I refuse to put the same two words on the same page together.

If you think its such an attrocity than you're welcome to not post on this thread again.

DisposableHero, I think I may be able to help you with an arcane/psionic version of Kakashi. Based on what I've read, he's something like an Erudite 3/ Sorcerer 4/ Cebremancer 10/ Monk 6. His arcane spells would mostly be comprised of illusions, enchantments, and conjurations. Unfortunately, that leaves the question of how he could duplicate arcane spells.

I really wanted to avoid taking Kakashi into epic levels, and to get the build to my satisfaction and include arcane abilities I'd have to go well into epic levels, which is why I did the original build was done the way I did it.
Fortunately I have the 50-post page viewing option. :P
No accounting for taste, I guess. If you don't want to join in the party, Vorpal Tribble-kun :P then no need to walk in.
It does Psionics nothing but good to demonstrate it can be applied to any kind of flavor. Whether or not you like that flavor has nothing to do with it.
I guess. If you don't want to join in the party, Vorpal Tribble-kun :P then no need to walk in.
It does Psionics nothing but good to demonstrate it can be applied to any kind of flavor. Whether or not you like that flavor has nothing to do with it.

Tch I was Thinking the same thing. Personally I think Like Radical it only helps proove Psionics are flavorful and versatile enough to pull this off. als I think you did a great job on Gaara Hero and I see what you mean the Non Psi version did work a bit better in the Flavor area. still Solid all around.

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I really wanted to avoid taking Kakashi into epic levels, and to get the build to my satisfaction and include arcane abilities I'd have to go well into epic levels, which is why I did the original build was done the way I did it.

Okay, I get it now. I suppose that's part of the problem when you want to help with a project you don't entirely get. On another note, I think that Kakashi's ability to summon his dogs is a psionic variant of Summon Monster, and their Earth affinity is Psychic Chirurgery-granted powers.
It does Psionics nothing but good to demonstrate it can be applied to any kind of flavor.

Yeah, thats the problem, now my players who keep trying to play anime rip-offs using monks and mages will make the attempt with psionics. May help psionic's reputation (well, in some people's eyes) but it'll give me aneurisms
Yeah, thats the problem, now my players who keep trying to play anime rip-offs using monks and mages will make the attempt with psionics. May help psionic's reputation (well, in some people's eyes) but it'll give me aneurisms

Logically, what is wrong with them wanting to play anime inspired characters (the real cheesy direct rips that display no creativity at all aside)?