Recitations

• Move action to activate (just like all truename effects)
• Swift action each round to sustain the effect
• Cannot use other truename effects while active
• Not reversible (no opposed effect)
• Not subject to your absolute limit
• No set duration
• Only targets you

And just to be clear, you cannot increase the DC of a truename effect by more than your truenamer level.

Level 1

  • Recitation of the Cunning Step
  • Recitation of the Harried Step
  • Recitation of Silence
  • Recitation of the Unclouded Eye
  • Recitation of the Wise Man

Level 2

  • Recitation of the Ardent Arcanist
  • Recitation of the Sanguine State
  • Recitation of the Puma's Grace
  • Recitation of the Unheard Voice
  • Recitation of the Unimpeachable Soul

Level 3

  • Recitation of the Barricaded Mind
  • Recitation of the Eclipsed Sun
  • Recitation of the Heart's Cage
  • Recitation of the Fortified Body
  • Recitation of the Imposed Pull
  • Recitation of the Vital Heart

Level 4

  • Recitation of the Shooting Star
  • Recitation of the Untouched Snow
  • Recitation of the Warrior’s Arm

Level 5

  • Recitation of the Broken Spell
  • Recitation of the Hydra's Bane
  • Recitation of the Shattered Mind
  • Recitation of the Unscribed Name

Level 6

  • Recitation of the Ethical Bent
  • Recitation of the Reaper’s Foil
  • Recitation of the Rejuvenated Self

The Recitations

Recitation of the Ardent Arcanist

Recitation 2
Base DC: 19
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain a +2 truespeak bonus to your arcane caster level. In addition, if you can use invocations you can use an invocation with a casting time of 1 standard action as a move action if you succeed on a Truespeak check when you use it (DC 15 + 2x the effective spell level of the invocation). Finally, you do not provoke attacks of opportunity for casting arcane spells or using spell-like abilities.
Augmentation: For every +4 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus to your caster level increases by +1.

Recitation of the Barricaded Mind

Recitation 3
Base DC: 23
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain a +2 truespeak bonus to Will saving throws.
Augmentation: For every +3 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus to your Will saving throws increases by +1. Alternatively, if you increase the DC of the Truespeak check by 14, you gain the mettle of mind ability. Whenever you succeed on the saving throw against an effect that offers a Will save for half damage or partial effect, you instead take no damage or are otherwise unaffected.

Recitation of the Broken Spell

Recitation 5
Base DC: 28
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain spell resistance 10.
Augmentation: For every +1 modifier applied to the DC, your spell resistance increases by 1.

Recitation of the Careful Drop

Recitation 1
Base DC: 12
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You are treated as if under the effects of a feather fall ability. In addition, you gain a +2 truespeak bonus on Balance checks.
Augmentation: For every +2 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus to your Balance checks improves by +1.

Recitation of the Cunning Step

Recitation 1
Base DC: 14
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain an uncanny ability to watch out for danger. You gain the trapfinding ability, which means you can use the Search skill to locate traps with a DC over 20. See the rogue class feature of the same name. In addition, you gain trap sense +1. You apply this bonus to your saving throws against traps.
Augmentation: For every +4 modifier applied to the DC, your trap sense increases by +1.

Recitation of the Eclipsed Sun

Recitation 3
Base DC: 21
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain a +2 truespeak bonus to your caster level for mysteries. In addition, you may use all of your mysteries as if they were one grade easier to cast (arcane spell mysteries become spell-like mysteries, spell-like mysteries become supernatural mysteries).
Augmentation: For every +4 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus to your caster level improves by +1.

Recitation of the Ethical Bent

Recitation 6
Base DC: 34
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain an alignment subtype. You must have the alignment aspect desired in your alignment. Your attacks automatically overcome damage reduction as if they were aligned to the alignment you choose. In addition, you gain damage reduction 5, penetrated only by the opposed alignment to the alignment you choose.
Augmentation: For every +2 modifier applied to the DC, the damage reduction provided improves by 1.

Recitation of the Fortified Body

Recitation 3
Base DC: 22
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain a +4 truespeak bonus to AC and damage reduction 2/–.
Augmentation: For every +4 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus to your AC increases by +1 and your damage reduction improves by 1/–.

Recitation of the Harried Step

Recitation 1
Base DC: 16
Duration: Recitation
Effect: Your land speed increases by 10ft. and you gain a +1 deflection bonus to AC.
Augmentation: For every +3 modifier applied to the DC, your land speed increases by an additional 10ft., and you gain an additional +1 deflection bonus to AC.

Recitation of the Heart’s Cage

Recitation 3
Base DC: 32
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain a +4 truespeak bonus on binding checks. In addition, you only need to wait 4 turns to use any vestige’s ability which requires you to normally wait 5 turns before it can be used again.
Augmentation: For every +3 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus to your binding checks improves by +1.

Recitation of the Hydra’s Bane

Recitation 5
Base DC: 29
Duration: Recitation
Effect: Your melee attacks deal either entirely fire or entirely acid damage, at your choice. This includes extra damage from critical hits and abilities such as sneak attack. Weapon special enhancements, such as a frost enhancement, are not altered. You must decide to use either fire or acid damage when you first activate this recitation. In addition, you gain a +2 bonus on sunder checks and sunder damage rolls.
Augmentation: For every +2 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus to your sunder checks and sunder damage improves by +1.

Recitation of the Imposed Pull

Recitation 3
Base DC: 24
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain the ability to treat the world as if it had subjective gravity. You gain the benefit of a spider climb effect.
Augmentation: If you increase the DC of the Truespeak check by 9, you gain a fly speed equal to your land speed with good maneuverability.

Recitation of the Puma’s Grace

Recitation 2
Base DC: 17
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain a +2 truespeak bonus to Reflex saving throws.
Augmentation: For every +3 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus to your Reflex saving throws increases by +1. Alternatively, if you increase the DC of the Truespeak check by 10, you gain the evasion ability. Whenever you succeed on the saving throw against an effect that offers a Reflex save for half damage, you instead take no damage or are otherwise unaffected.

Recitation of the Reaper’s Foil

Recitation 6
Base DC: 31
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You become immune to critical hits and precision-based damage, as well as death from massive damage. If you fall below -10 hp, you automatically heal half your normal hp and this recitation ends. Once it has ended in this way, you cannot reenter this recitation for 1 minute.
Augmentation: If you increase the DC of this recitation by 15, you are healed fully when your hp drops below 0, and you also become immune for the duration of the recitation to any death effect.

Recitation of the Rejuvenated Self

Recitation 6
Base DC: 31
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain fast healing 5.
Augmentation: For every +4 modifier applied to the DC, your fast healing increases by 1.

Recitation of the Sanguine State

Recitation 2
Base DC: 19
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain immunity to poison. If you are currently poisoned, the poison is purged from you. If undead, you gain immunity to ravages (see the Book of Exalted Deeds for more information on ravages).
Augmentation: This recitation cannot be augmented.

Recitation of the Shattered Mind

Recitation 5
Base DC: 28
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain power resistance 10.
Augmentation: For every +1 modifier applied to the DC, your power resistance improves by 1.

Recitation of the Shooting Star

Recitation 4
Base DC: 25
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain a truespeak bonus equal to your Intelligence modifier on ranged attack rolls and damage rolls. In addition, you don’t provoke attacks of opportunity for using a ranged weapon.
Augmentation: For every +3 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus on attack and damage rolls increases by +1.

Recitation of Silence

Recitation 1
Base DC: 16
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You create an area of silence similar to a Silence spell. This area has a radius of 0ft and is centered on you. You may continue this recitation despite the silenced area. This is an exception to the rule that you cannot Truespeak in an area of silence.
Augmentation: For each +8 you add to the DC, you may increase the radius of the effect by 5 feet, up to a maximum of 20ft.

Recitation of the Unclouded Eye

Recitation 1
Base DC: 10
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You can see whether any being can be affected by an utterance or not (ie. whether their current hp is at or below your absolute limit). Targets that can currently be affected by an utterance are cast in a blue light, while targets whose hp is currently too high are shown as normal.
Augmentation: If you increase the DC of this recitation by 10, you automatically learn the current hp of any enemy you can see.

Recitation of the Unheard Voice

Recitation 2
Base DC: 21
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You create an area of silence. This area has no significant radius, and applies only to the square you are in. You may continue this recitation despite the silenced area. This is an exception to the rule that you cannot Truespeak in an area of silence.
Augmentation: For every +8 modifier applied to the DC, you may increase the radius of the effect by 5 ft.

Recitation of the Unscribed Name

Recitation 5
Base DC: 28
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain name resistance 5.
Augmentation: For every +3 modifier applied to the DC, your name resistance improves by 1.

Recitation of the Unimpeachable Soul

Recitation 2
Base DC: 19
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain a +2 truespeak bonus to Fortitude saving throws.
Augmentation: For every +3 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus to your Fortitude saving throws increases by +1. Alternatively, if you increase the DC of the Truespeak check by 12, you gain the mettle of body ability. Whenever you succeed on the saving throw against an effect that offers a Fortitude save for half damage or partial effect, you instead take no damage or are otherwise unaffected.

Recitation of the Untouched Snow

Recitation 4
Base DC: 25
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You become invisible. This effect ends if you attack anyone or otherwise take a hostile action.
Augmentation: If you increase the DC of the Truespeak check by 16, your invisibility does not end because of attacking or otherwise taking a hostile action.

Recitation of the Vital Heart

Recitation 3
Base DC: 22
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain immunity to nonmagical diseases. If you are currently infected with a disease, it is purged from you.
Augmentation: If you increase the DC of this recitation by 10, you become immune to magical diseases as well, such as mummy rot or lycanthropy.

Recitation of the Warrior’s Arm

Recitation 4
Base DC: 25
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain a truespeak bonus equal to your Intelligence modifier on melee attack rolls and damage rolls. In addition, you can make one additional attack in a full attack pattern at your highest base attack bonus, but all the attacks made in that pattern take a -2 penalty.
Augmentation: For every +3 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus on attack and damage rolls increases by +1.

Recitation of the Wise Man

Recitation 1
Base DC: 16
Duration: Recitation
Effect: You gain a truespeak bonus on unarmed attack rolls equal to your Intelligence modifier. In addition, you gain a +4 truespeak bonus to your Wisdom score. Finally, you unarmed damage increases to equal the unarmed damage of a monk of your character level.
Augmentation: For every +3 modifier applied to the DC, the bonus on attack and damage rolls increases by +1. Alternatively, for every +5 bonus applied, the bonus to your Wisdom score improves by +1.

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