Life Link

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Bane Information

Duration: Resist ends (Fail x 3 = 1 minute)

Invocation Time: 1 Major Action

Power Level: 5, 7, 9

Attack Attributes:

  • Alteration
  • Entropy
  • Influence


  • Alteration vs. Toughness
  • Entropy vs. Toughness
  • Influence vs. Toughness

You create a bond of life between you and your target. Should you receive damage, they will also feel your shared pain.

Whenever you take damage, the target suffers damage determined by the power level of the bane.

  • Power Level 5: The target takes half the damage (rounded up) you receive.
  • Power Level 7: The target takes all damage you receive.
  • Power Level 9: The target takes 1.5x (rounded up) of all damage you receive.

This bane must be maintained as if sustaining a boon or it ends at the end of the invoker’s turn.

Community Provided Advice/Information

Flavor for Settings

A mutant’s toxic blood’s fumes in a Post-Apocalyptic world, a magical soul-link between foes, a vengeful spirit called to your service, or even a concoction or high-tech device that replicates your harm unto another.

Further Clarification

OpenLegend itself has ways to turn a foe’s attack to your favor, but this bane was thought up as a high-risk, high-reward maneuver meant to delve further into the concept. It has not been playtested before the creation of this page.

License Notice

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