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D&D General What would you call a cross between a Diviner and a Psychic?

Slit518

Explorer
I feel a Diviner can see glimpses of the future, the past, maybe lore about a person or object, but, they don't excel at moving things with their mind.

So, a Psychic (or Psionic) can move things with their mind, lift objects, throw things, etc.

What is a good median between the two?
 

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Greg K

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I feel a Diviner can see glimpses of the future, the past, maybe lore about a person or object, but, they don't excel at moving things with their mind.
Clairvoyant?
A clairvoyant a person who claims to have a supernatural ability to perceive events in the future or beyond normal sensory contact.

Clairvoyance is the claimed ability to gain information about an object, person, location, or physical event through extrasensory perception. Any person who is claimed to have such ability is said accordingly to be a clairvoyant. Wikipedia
 

Slit518

Explorer
Clairvoyant?
A clairvoyant a person who claims to have a supernatural ability to perceive events in the future or beyond normal sensory contact.

Clairvoyance is the claimed ability to gain information about an object, person, location, or physical event through extrasensory perception. Any person who is claimed to have such ability is said accordingly to be a clairvoyant. Wikipedia

Yes, but it doesn't really meet the marrying of the two, the Diviner and the Psychic (Psionic).
 





So, a Psychic (or Psionic) can move things with their mind, lift objects, throw things, etc.

Not all Psychics can do this. This is a Telekinetic. Telekinesis is also called Psychokinesis, which can cause confusion when talking about Psychic powers in general.

And Psychometry is the ability to gather information about an object just by holding it.

I don't really see a way to combine any of the various ability names together into something new that makes sense, though, so sticking with one of the general terms that can describe a Psychic may be what you have to work with.
 







Greg K

Hero
Seer: a person who is supposed to be able, through supernatural insight, to see what the future holds.

Psychic: A psychic is a person who claims to use extrasensory perception to identify information hidden from the normal senses, particularly involving telepathy or clairvoyance, or who performs acts that are apparently inexplicable by natural laws

Clairvoyant as I mentioned earlier

Mystic usually means involving religous or occult rituals or practices not psychic.
 

Tonguez

A suffusion of yellow
Seer: a person who is supposed to be able, through supernatural insight, to see what the future holds.

Mystic usually means involving religous or occult rituals or practices not psychic.

Doctor Strange is a Master of the Mystic Arts,
Mysticism is associated with the exotic mental disciplines practiced in the 'orient' which heighten control of mind over matter, they are occult but not particularly religious
 


Greg K

Hero
Doctor Strange is a Master of the Mystic Arts,
Mysticism is associated with the exotic mental disciplines practiced in the 'orient' which heighten control of mind over matter, they are occult but not particularly religious
Dictionary.com
adj
1. involving or characterized by esoteric, otherworldly, or symbolic practices or content, as certain religious ceremonies and art; spiritually significant; ethereal.
2. of the nature of or pertaining to mysteries known only to the initiated:mystic rites.
3, of occult character, power, or significance:

noun
1. a person who claims to attain, or believes in the possibility of attaining, insight into mysteries transcending ordinary human knowledge, as by direct communication with the divine or immediate intuition in a state of spiritual ecstasy.
2. a person initiated into religious mysteries.


Merriam-Webster.com
Mystic (Definition 1)

mys·tic | \ ˈmi-stik \

1: MYSTICAL sense 1a
2: of or relating to mysteries or esoteric rites : OCCULT
3: of or relating to mysticism or mystics

Mystic noun (Definition 2)
1 :
a follower of a mystical way of life
2: an advocate of a theory of mysticism

Mysticism

1: the experience of mystical union or direct communion with ultimate reality reported by mystics
2: the belief that direct knowledge of God, spiritual truth, or ultimate reality can be attained through subjective experience (such as intuition or insight)

Examples of mysticism in a Sentence

// Jewish, Christian, and Islamic mysticism.
// a student of Eastern mysticism
 

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