Physical enhancements are the most dangerous to attain, as they greatly increase the chance of insanities. This is due to the increased genetic distance from "true humanity."
Care should be used when buying new enhancements, as they add cumulative chances for insanity, ultimately driving the recipient mad.
Listed below are the Physical Enhancements and their descriptions:
Animal Abilities: HQ penalty:+15%
This enhancement infuse the genetic material of a specific animal species into the recipient, giving him some of the abilities of that animal.
Refer to Heroes Unlimited for the Animal Abilities.
Chameleon: HQ penalty:+10%
This ability infuses genetic material from color changing lizards to allow a person to blend in with his surroundings. Bonuses include:
Extra-ordinary Physical Endurance 1:HQ penalty: +3%
Certain genes are stimulated to cause glands to release various chemicals into the blood, and stimulating the immune system. This also gives the following bonuses:
Extra-ordinary PE 2:HQ penalty: +4%
Same as above with these bonuses:
Extra-ordinary PE 3:HQ penalty: +5%
Extra-ordinary Physical Prowess 1:HQ penalty: +5%
Different genes are stimulated to release hormones that increase reaction time. Also nerve synapses fire more quickly and the brain slightly restructured to process outside stimuli and react quickly. PP is raised to a minimum of 18 and the following bonuses apply:
Extra-ordinary PP 2: HQ penalty: +8%
Extra-ordinary PP 3: HQ penalty: +12%
Extra-ordinary Physical Strength 1: HQ penalty: +15%
By stimulating genes that control growth and aggresion hormones, this enhancement allows the recipient to lift and carry great weights. This will also increase the damage done with punches and kicks. Each level of this enhancement causes increase in muscle mass, and changing the skeletal structure to support the new muscle tissue. Bones are also strengthened to keep from breaking under the termendous strain. This causes a great deal of psychological strain on the individual, causing him to feel invincible.
Extra-ordinary PS 2: HQ penalty: +17%
Extra-ordinary PS 3: HQ penalty: +18%
Healing Factor: HQ penalty: +2%
This stimulates the healing centers in the body increasing the amount of natural healing.
Heightaned Sense of Hearing: HQ penalty: +3%
This restructures the ears to increase the range and spectrum of hearing ability. Characters can hear sounds as soft as 10 decibels from 50 feet. The spectrum is from normal human range to ultrasound, which certain animals can hear.
Heightened Sense of Smell: HQ penalty: +5%
The olfactory receptors are sharpened and the olfactory center of the brain is increased in size after this treatment. Some say that genetic material from bloodhounds is used, but the corporations wouldn't do that, would they?
Heightened Sense of Touch: HQ penalty: +5%
Dermal nerves are made more sensitive and the synapses fire more quickly, relaying information faster. Character can sense wind direction and nearby movement when wearing little clothing. Certain skills also become easier.
Vision: Advanced Sight: HQ penalty: +3%
The eyes and neural pathways are enhanced and sharpened to produce clear, telescopic vision.
Vision: Nightvision: HQ penalty: +3%
Structural changes in the eyes are made to enhance vision in low and no light situations. Characters are required to wear sunglasses during daylight as the eyes become very sensitive to light.
Vision: Ultraviolet and Infrared Sight: HQ penalty: +3%
Unlike nightvision, the charcter can change his vision from the IR, UV, and white light spectrums at will. This uses one melee action to adjust to the new information.