Throwing star - magnetar
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throwing star - magnetar
Plural: throwing stars - magnetar
Magnetar was the name of a leader of a group of evil robots, the Metalloids, locked in a battle with some good robots, the Plasticams, whose leader was named Polyisocyanurate. In episode five of the tv show, Pee-Aye-Cee and Magnetar have a showdown on the surface of a burned out brown dwarf and, um, what's that?
Comes from September 2009 Item of the Month
Item cannot be auto-sold
Can be used once per turn.
Is not consumed by use.
With a flick of your wrist, you embed the magnetar in the floor directly at your opponent's feet. What at first appears to be a near miss turns into a direct hit as the uber-powerful magnet draws several pounds of electromagnetically charged items directly into it. Your opponent takes X damage.
- sometimes, in addition:
- You pick up one of the smaller items as skitters across the floor toward the magnet.
- You got an item: badly bent knife
- You got an item: dark arts
- You got an item: hammer
- You got an item: hedge slammer
- You got an item: mangled data plate
- You got an item: metal-rimmed frisbee
- You got an item: pocket laser
or, less frequently:
You hurl the magnetar at the <foe>. A moving magnetic field produces an electric field, and this is a very powerful magnet, and it's moving very fast. Within moments the air is filled with electricity, some of which shocks your opponent for X damage.
- If you don't have Electric with Excitement active, in addition:
- Some of the electricity in the air rubs off on you, too. Not enough to hurt, just enough to add a little sparkle, if you will, to your perspective. You gain an effect: Electric with Excitement. (Added for 35 minutes.)
If used more times than you can:
You've already used that star as many times as you can.
- X is between 5*Level and 7*Level, up to 50-70.
- You can use this item once per turn for each of these you have.
- When the first option occurs, an item will be gained about (61.7% ± 6.1%) of the times.
- The second option occurs about (9.5% ± 3.5%) of the times.