Bard Attack 7At Your Expense

A well-timed quip in response to an enemy’s misfortune causes its companions to erupt in demoralizing laughter.

Encounter        Arcane, Implement, Psychic
Immediate Reaction      Ranged 10

Trigger: An enemy within range misses with an attack

Primary Target: The triggering enemy

Effect: The target takes a -2 penalty to attack rolls until the end of your turn. Make the following secondary attack.

  Secondary Target: Each enemy within 2 squares of the triggering enemy that can hear you.

  Attack: Charisma vs. Will

  Special: If you are a gnome, you gain a +2 power bonus to this attack.

  Hit: The target grants combat advantage to all attackers until the end of its next turn, and the primary target takes psychic damage equal to your Intelligence modifier.


Published in Dragon Magazine 390.