Shutdown Squeeze (3.5e Maneuver)

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Shutdown Squeeze
Chthonic Serpent, Organic Repast (Strike) [X-Discipline]
Level: 7
Prerequisite: Three Chthonic Serpent maneuvers, three Organic Repast maneuvers
Initiation Action: 1 full-round action
Range: Melee attack
Target: One creature
Duration: Instantaneous
Saving Throw: Fortitude partial

You are getting sleepy… very sleepy… soon, you will belong to me.

This maneuver works similarly to bonds of Jörmungandr, except that instead of dealing Strength and Constitution damage and attempting to kill the target, it injects the target with a single dose of Shutdown Serum for each successful grapple check you make. Your target is entitled to Fortitude saves to resist the poison as normal (DC = 20 or 17 + your Constitution modifier, whichever is higher), though successful Fortitude saves do not end the maneuver. The maneuver ends as soon as the foe succeeds on a grapple check, receives a 15th dose of Shutdown Serum (and therefore crosses the "lethality" threshold and succumbs to permanent unconsciousness), or you have made a number of grapple checks equal to ¼ your initiator level, rounded down.

This maneuver always takes a full-round action, even if the foe breaks free (or succumbs) on the very first or second grapple check.

A xenotheric creature can spend bio-energy points to increase the save DC by 2 per spent bio-energy point. This save DC increase lasts for the entire duration of the maneuver, but no longer (so it doesn't influence secondary saves against the Shutdown Serum).

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Article BalanceHigh +
AuthorLuigifan18 +
DescriptorX-Discipline +
DisciplineChthonic Serpent + and Organic Repast +
Identifier3.5e Maneuver +
Level7 +
RatingUndiscussed +
SummarySqueeze a creature to unconsciousness by injecting them with Shutdown Serum. +
TitleShutdown Squeeze +
TypeStrike +