I looked into the metallican gun slinger but when I rolled the character up he was born on a forge world, the slinger is a gun metal city which sounds like a hive background. Also I believe it can be taken as a rank 1 career which would have worked but it wasnt in the dice.. erm, destiny of the character to be born. Again I cant thank you enough for all your help Cobra, youve been a monumental help and I look forward to convincing the DM that this is going to be my career, even if I have to burn a fate point to get it!
The Gun Katas are forms of motion designed through centuries of intensive study of potential angles of trajectory deflection and avoidance to be used with the Clerics signature twin pistol combat method that grants him the equivalent the Hard Target Talent ( whether hes moving or not ) as long as the Cleric is using his twin pistols.
A Temple Cleric does not revel in the blood and pain of his victims, but only cares that they are dead. If the Cleric kills (reduces to 0 wounds or less) an opponent in his turn, then he gains a +10 to BS (if the kill was made with a ranged weapon) in his following turn against a new target. This can continue if the Cleric continues to make a kill each turn up to a maximum of +30 to BS.
Does this ability last until the end of combat or is it a per round type bonus?
IE: round 1 you kill enemy so you get +10 on next round versus new opponent however you do not kill him in the second round so would you lose the +10 bonus granted from the 1st round?
First off...your welcome im glad you liked it...
Secondly as to your question...your take on it in the IE example is correct..as long as you keep making a kill each subsequent round you retain the additional +10 bonus ( up to max +30 ) until you fail to kill an enemy with the guns in a round..then you loose the added bonus youve accrued. .in which case you must start over regaining the bonus starting in the following round youve lost it.
IE Round 1) succesful kill granting +10BS next round
Round 2) succesful kill granting further +10BS next round ( total +20BS for round 3 )
Round 3) failed to kill during round....loss of added +20BS...
Round 4) attack at NORMAL BS number....IF you succesfully kill THIS round..then in round 5 you will start adding the bonus again..so lets say successful
Round 5) attack at +10BS due to previous round kill
So you will have to do a full round without the kata bonus(s) in order to get "back into the groove" so to speak to regain the bonus for it once youve failed to kill an enemy each round..so if you do kill 3 enemies in 3 subsequent rounds in a row youll continue to get the +30BS to EACH round after that as long as you make at least one kill with the guns in each of the following rounds..so if you can manage to ...for instance...make 7 kills in 7 rounds ( 1 kill each round ) it would look like this
Rnd1) initial kill ( no bonus )
Rnd2) +10 bonus + 2nd kill ( added bonus )
Rnd3) +20 bonus + 3rd kill ( added bonus )
Rnd4) +30 bonus ( max bonus allowed ) + 4th kill ( continue bonus )
Rnd5) +30 bonus + 5th kill
Rnd6) +30 bonus +6th kill
Rnd7) +30 bonus +7th kill
Hope that clarifies for you ( normally you will loose the bonuses when you have to reload both guns ( but a smart player can stager the firing and will have rapid reload etc..and guns that only take half action to reload to begin with ( making it a simple free action basically to reload ) which would allow you to continue shooting and hopefully killing the enemy till you ran out of ammo or missed...
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