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Old 12-08-2012, 09:44 AM   #7
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Default Trauma from the Marches

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Originally Posted by naraht View Post
3) Can you be sent to Trauma from Combat in the Ethereal Plane?
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Originally Posted by robkelk View Post
That depends on what sort of combat you get into. There's always somebody out there who thinks he's badass enough to challenge a Celestial to Celestial Combat, no matter which plane they're on... and occasionally he's right.
Celestial Combat won't send you into Trauma - it's a highway to oblivion via Force stripping. Even losing all Corporeal Forces won't kill you physically (though on a maximum of 0 body hits, you can never regain consciousness) unless something else has already damaged you: and even then you aren't present for the Vessel's death, so don't suffer trauma.

Generally anything that normally does corporeal damage does ethereal damage when used in the Marches - a possible exception is Kiss of Death (IN p159) which is a Will attack that specifies that it does physical damage.

It's an interesting thought - perhaps Saminga could have an Attunement that allows this? It would make sense given his Word, his Egyptian connections, and the mutual antipathy between Saminga and Beleth.
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