Photosynthetic Skin

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Photosynthetic Skin
Category

Physical

Cost

2

Exclusions

Albino, Carnivorous

Creation Code

br

ID

PhotosyntheticSkin

Reality Distorting?Reality distorting mutations
cannot be used under
the effects of normality.

no

Photosynthetic Skin

You replenish yourself by absorbing sunlight through your hearty green skin.

You can bask in the sunlight instead of eating a meal to gain a special metabolizing effect for (1, 2) days: +(20 + Level * 4)% to natural healing rate and +(1 + Ceiling(Level / 2.0) Quickness

While in the sunlight, you accrue starch and lignin that you can use as ingredients in meals you cook (max (1,2,3) of each).

+200 reputation with roots, trees, vines, and the Consortium of Phyta

When low on food, rather than becoming famished, you wilt, giving -10% regeneration and -5 quickness. Additionally, mutants with Photosynthetic Skin can be harmed greatly by defoliant gas.

Advancement Table[edit | edit source]

Mutation Level Bask Bonus

Duration

Regeneration Bonus Quickness Bonus Max Starch / Lignin
1 1 day +24% +2 1 serving
2 1 day +28% +2 1 serving
3 1 day +32% +3 1 serving
4 1 day +36% +3 1 serving
5 2 days +40% +4 2 servings
6 2 days +44% +4 2 servings
7 2 days +48% +5 2 servings
8 2 days +52% +5 2 servings
9 2 days +56% +6 3 servings
10 2 days +60% +6 3 servings

Advantages & Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

  • Grants bonus regeneration and quickness at a relatively low cost.
  • Gives bonus reputation with roots, trees, vines, and the Consortium of Phyta.
  • Gives free lignin and starch.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

  • Characters with Photosynthetic Skin take high damage from defoliant gas.
  • The bonuses granted by basking are relatively weak.
  • Basking is only possible during the day.