Muscle Mass Genetic Retrovirus

Tech Level: 6

EDF Modifier: -/-

Description: This retrovirus changes the recipient’s DNA, building much more muscle mass than normal for her frame.

Benefit: A muscle mass retrovirus gives the recipient a +1 to +5 inherent bonus to her Strength score. She takes a –2 penalty to her Constitution score because the strain of constantly maintaining such a high level of muscle mass tires the body, leaving it frailer and more vulnerable to disease.

A character cannot have more than one genetic retrovirus in effect at a time. A genetic retrovirus cannot be removed through surgery; it must be removed with targeted toxins or diseases. Further, genetic retroviruses cannot have any gadget components or be added to other cybernetic devices that have gadgets.

Type: Biological/Internal

Hardness/HP: -/-

Cost: 2300 (+1), 2500 (+2), 2700 (+3), 2900 (+4), or 3100 (+5)

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