Knowledge (pyrotechnics)

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Synonyms: Pyrotechnics, Smoke Bomb, Flash, Greek Fire, Liber Ignium

Special: Prowess

Knowledge (pyrotechnics) is a Prowess, this special kind of Feat can't be acquired until the third level. A Prowess is a special action that can only be done once per scenario. Unlike normal Feats, it can be acquired several times.


The Liber Ignium by Marcus Graecus discusses in great details the advances in pyrotechnics brought by Chinese alchemists.

Your character have encyclopedic knowledge about explosives and all sorts of violent chemical reactions.

He may even be able to read few words in Chinese and had access to rare Chinese treaties on this subject.

This Feats allows you to prepare in one hour with suitable equipment one of the following recipes (to be used within a week after creation) :

  • Smoke Bomb
  • Flash
  • Greek Fire

All characters with a specialised « Knowledge (something) » Feat are very literate. They are fluent in latin, greek and have at least some bases of a foreign language of their choice. They can read and write any languages they know.

If the character is attempting an action related to the general Knowledge Feat, he must roll a die six. With no possibility to roll again for this whole situation.

On a 1,2,3,4 this Feat has no effect.

On a 5 or 6 the character is considered to have the Knowledge Feat momentarily.