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Scyldemort
post Oct 29 2014, 05:52 AM
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Does anyone know if it lists anywhere the cost of paying someone to assist you in casting a ritual or summoning a spirit? There's got to be people who do this for a living, but I'm not finding it listed anywhere. Did they list it in SR4?
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post Oct 29 2014, 08:18 AM
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Joking aside, this will probably be more at the GM's discretion than a flat rate table as there are so many variables to consider.
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Moirdryd
post Oct 29 2014, 11:27 AM
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Jaid
post Oct 30 2014, 05:02 AM
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well, per the official 5e guidelines, going 1v1 against a great dragon is worth what, 6k nuyen or something like that?

the comparatively low risks involved in ritual magic should mean that highly skilled characters with extremely rare skillsets will basically do almost anything that doesn't have a high chance of severe physical drain for 5 bucks (USD, not nuyen) plus medical expenses. considering you can use reagents to reduce ritual drain, it's cheaper to pay for those than to pay for even a trip to a massage therapist to relieve their sore muscles after taking any drain at all, so... spend lots of money on reagents, and you can have a highly skilled magician do your bidding for a mere pittance, i figure (IMG:style_emoticons/default/nyahnyah.gif)

(note: if you're not crazy enough to use the official guidelines, this amount may not be valid).
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