Psi-drug

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Psi-drugs are a class of drugs to enhance Psionic Strength on a temporary basis. Because the general public attitude towards psionics is negative, psi-drugs are expensive and are extremely difficult to obtain.

Booster
Type Drugs
Tech Level TL–10
Size 2.0 grams
Weight 2.0 grams
Cost Cr1,000
Manufacturer Various

Booster is the basic psi-drug and is available in small one-dose pills. Booster increases an individual’s available psionic strength by about half (for average strength psis) if taken when psionic strength is at full power, or by a third if psionic strength is at a reduced level. Additional doses of booster have no effect if taken within an hour.

The drug-induced additional psionic strength will wane and disappear at the end of one hour.

Double
Type Drugs
Tech Level TL–10
Size 2.0 grams
Weight 2.0 grams
Cost Cr4,000
Manufacturer Various

Double is a more potent form of psi-drug and is also available in small one-dose pills. Otherwise identical to booster, Double increases psionic power by about double (for average strength psis) if taken when psionic strength is at full power, or by two-thirds if taken when psionic strength is at a reduced level.

Special
Type Drugs
Tech Level TL–10
Size 2.0 grams
Weight 2.0 grams
Cost Cr10,000
Manufacturer Various

Special is the rarest of psidrugs and is available only in liquid form and must be taken by injection. Special gradually increases psionic strength points to human maximum over the course of 12 to 20 hours. Psionic strength remains at this level (if unused) for four hours, and then wanes at over the same period until psionic strength reaches zero. Normal recovery then occurs.

Special has some dangers and may permanently reduce Psi strength.

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