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Ok, I'm wanting to create a nova who's powers involve 3 versions of bodymorph to simulate the 3 different states of water; solid, liquid and gas.

Where I'm having trouble is trying to decide on what powers to pick for water.

I'm thinking 1-3 dots in Density Decrease, but then what would I do with Gas?

I also have thought of picking up Immolate for water, describing it as boiling water and going with 2 dots in Density Decrease.

Anyone else thought this one out, I'd appreciate some feedback.

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Here is some vauge suggestions

Gas:

Density Decrease, Invisibility, Flight

Liquid:

Density Decrease (not as much as the gas form though), Poison (essnetially drowning the target)

Solid:

Density Increase, Immobolize, Immoliate (pointy Ice shards sticking out of body)

Those are just some suggestions. I'll prolly come up with more.

~Noir

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Well, let's see. You're basically looking at the three states of matter. Solid, liquid, gas. But you're also looking at water at three temperatures, Cold (ice), Normal (water), Hot (gas).

For Ice/Cold/Solid, I would suggest defensive powers, like Density Increase & Armor, perhaps an attack like Q-blast (thrown shards of ice), and effects that slow things down, like immobilize or Stun attack.

For Water/Normal/Liquid, I suggest abilities that increase fluidity, movement, flexibility, etc. Hypermovement (swimming), Shapeshift, Absorption (increasing dex rather than strength), Invisibility, and Homunculus are all appropriate.

For Steam/Hot/Gaseous, Density decrease is a pretty obvious one, as is immolate, or maybe claws. Flight is another good choice, possibly even with hypermovement.

If I were to choose the powersets, I'd say:

Ice Form:

1 - Armor

2 - Immobilize

3 - Density Increase

4 - Stun Attack

5 - Q-Blast

Water Form:

1 - Limited Shapeshift

2 - Invisibility

3 - Hypermovement (swim)

4 - Absorption (dex)

5 - Homunculous

Steam Form:

1 - Density Decrease

2 - Flight

3 - Density Decrease

4 - Immolate

5 - Hypermovement (flight)

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Hello everyone,

I'm new here, so go easy on me.

Would'nt 3 dots in Matter Chameleon give you all the states of bodymorph, including energy, as well as 3 dots worth of density decrease/increase?

The differences I see is that you would need to come in contact with whatever form of matter/energy you wanted to become. You also would not be able to manipulate matter either. I don't know if this would work with your character concept or not, but it is just an idea.

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  • 3 weeks later...

1) Remember that ice is LESS dense than water. That's why it floats. Water is most dense in liquid form at 4 degrees Celsius (IIRC). Even the human body floats because we're mostly water, and fat is less dense than water.

2) I would just take Bodymorph: Water and Elemental Anima: Water. You can use the temperature-change power to change the temperature of your body (the ST should totally let you adjust the temp limits so that it's possible to freeze and boil yourself; good concept).

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