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Floater  in eyesight?Well, it srttaed out as just a dot in my right eye. I never really did notice it much. Its been around for a few years. Now its more than just a dot. it looks more like a big dot with hairs coming out from it , kinda reminds me of a spider lol. Black and cloudy, when I move my eye it moves. Its been like this for a few months now but seems to be getting worse. Its starting to get very annoying! I dont have vision insurance, and Im not due for my exam until Feb anyways. Last time I went I didnt mention the Dot  The eye Dr did say that the pressure in my eye was dangerously high but didnt say much more about it. I do wear glasses. I suffer from high blood pressure, Migraines and high blood sugar. Im 20 years old and other wise healthy. My uncle was blind due to his diabetes but other than that I cant think of any more problems in my Family.Could this  floater  be serious or is it normal to have these?
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[[Floaters]] are objects that float around the user to block incoming attacks.
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==Mechanics==
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While the floater is floating around the person, each attack against that person will cause a deficit of [[action points]] and a check to see if the floater will block. If you succeed the check, the attack will be completely absorbed. Another check will be made once it has blocked to see if it remains floating or if it falls to the floor.
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The odds of blocking is proportional to the user's [[magic.spells.defensive]] bonus and inversely proportional to the floater's weight. Thus, light objects will block more.
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The odds of an object staying in orbit after a hit is proportional to the user's [[magic.spells.defensive]] bonus and proportional to the floater's weight. Thus heavy objects will fall less often.
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Normal attacks that bypass the floater will not normally be defended against by [[dodge]], [[parry]] or [[block]], but they will be checked against [[Armour#Defensive_ordering|layers]] below it.
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However, even with a floater there is a possibility of somehow avoiding the attacks despite not being able to defend, the same as when out of AP to defend, that gets more likely with a huge bonus in the active defense method.
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==Floating==
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The odds of floating a given object is proportional to the user's [[magic.methods.physical.binding]] bonus and inversely proportional to the floater's weight. Thus light objects are easier to float.
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Only some objects will float, the kind of object being dictated by the spell used:
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*For [[wizards]] and [[scroll]] users, the spell [[Endorphin's Floating Friend]] can be used to float '''[[shield]]s'''. Some [[Research:Endorphin's Floating Friend|research data is available]].
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*For [[witches]], the spell [[Grammer Scorbic's Household Guard]] can be used to float '''[[utensils]]'''.
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==Falling==
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Floaters can be brought down either by combat attacks or by spells that disrupt them.
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*For [[wizards]] and [[scroll]] users, the spell [[Frygellhan's Fiendish Orbit Disruptor]] can be used with an [[iron chain]] to bring down floaters.
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*For [[witches]], the spell [[Mother Brynda's Call of Gravity]] also brings down floaters but with a [[willow withe]]. This spell also brings down the person targeted should they be floating (from [[Finneblaugh's Thaumic Float]]).
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==See also==
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*[[Endorphin's Floating Friend]]
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*[[Shield]]
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*[[Research:Endorphin's Floating Friend]]
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*[[Frygellhan's Fiendish Orbit Disruptor]]
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*[[Grammer Scorbic's Household Guard]]
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*[[Utensils]]
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*[[Mother Brynda's Call of Gravity]]
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*[[Action points]]
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*[[Armour]]
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*[[Block]]
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*[[Parry]]
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*[[Dodge]]
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[[Category:Magic]]

Revision as of 11:17, 18 April 2012

Floaters are objects that float around the user to block incoming attacks.

Mechanics

While the floater is floating around the person, each attack against that person will cause a deficit of action points and a check to see if the floater will block. If you succeed the check, the attack will be completely absorbed. Another check will be made once it has blocked to see if it remains floating or if it falls to the floor.

The odds of blocking is proportional to the user's magic.spells.defensive bonus and inversely proportional to the floater's weight. Thus, light objects will block more.

The odds of an object staying in orbit after a hit is proportional to the user's magic.spells.defensive bonus and proportional to the floater's weight. Thus heavy objects will fall less often.

Normal attacks that bypass the floater will not normally be defended against by dodge, parry or block, but they will be checked against layers below it.

However, even with a floater there is a possibility of somehow avoiding the attacks despite not being able to defend, the same as when out of AP to defend, that gets more likely with a huge bonus in the active defense method.

Floating

The odds of floating a given object is proportional to the user's magic.methods.physical.binding bonus and inversely proportional to the floater's weight. Thus light objects are easier to float.

Only some objects will float, the kind of object being dictated by the spell used:

Falling

Floaters can be brought down either by combat attacks or by spells that disrupt them.

See also