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Savage Worlds Super Powers Companion (2nd Ed)


(This book is for the Savage World's Explorer Edition. A new version for the Savage Worlds Adventure Edition can be found here. The new book is twice the size of this edition and includes a host of new material and all new art.)

It takes more than a cape and a costume to be a hero. It takes guts, determination, and the willingness to sacrifice. It takes even more to be a super hero. For with these amazing powers comes the responsibility to stand up to the greatest evils, protect the oppressed, and occasionally, save the world.

…or rule it!

The Savage Worlds Super Powers Companion (Second Edition) contains new Edges and Hindrances, Setting Rules like Death & Defeat and Power Stunts, gear, rules for headquarters, a rogue’s gallery of insidious villains, and of course a host of streamlined super powers ready for action.

This is a newer edition of the Super Powers Companion from the original. It’s a comprehensive update of the original with significant new material. Soon after it debuts, we’ll have a free list of the most important changes for owners of the original edition.

The Super Powers Companion requires the Savage Worlds core rules to play.

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David Y October 21, 2021 1:12 am UTC
I don't suppose you have an update on this book do you?
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Shane H October 21, 2021 2:52 pm UTC
Hi! We launched the new edition on our website, We just released the "alpha" (as of 10/19/2021) and are gathering feedback for a couple of weeks before we put it up for sale here on DTRPG and send it to the printer. I'll update the descriptive text above to reflect that this is the Explorer's Edition version.
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Ben D November 26, 2021 12:39 pm UTC
Hi Shane, just to be clear, is the new SWADE edition replacing this one (ie. a purchase here will update to the SWADE version) or should we be hoarding our dollars for the new (separate) version?
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Shane H November 26, 2021 4:56 pm UTC
It's an all new edition, I'm afraid. This one will remain for those who want to stick with the previous edition of Savage Worlds.
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David Y January 07, 2022 5:57 am UTC
I got an email saying the pdf for the book is ready for download but it's a pdf for the core rule book, am I missing something?
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Shane H January 07, 2022 5:29 pm UTC
Hi David, the third edition of the Super Powered Companion is available at our site for KS backers now. It will be available here on DTRPG very soon, and backers will get an email to a comp copy, of course. Thanks :)
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NATHAN D July 05, 2021 2:40 pm UTC
Any update on when the 2021 version of this book will be released?
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Shane H July 05, 2021 3:50 pm UTC
Hi Nathan, we'll be Kickstarting a new SWADE-updated edition in August. Cheers :)
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NATHAN D July 05, 2021 5:59 pm UTC
Sweet! I’ll look out for it.
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Henry F October 15, 2020 12:59 pm UTC
Had this been updated for SWADE yet? I have the Deluxe version as a hard copy and it clashes quite a bit with SWADE.
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Shane H October 15, 2020 5:05 pm UTC
This is for the previous edition of Savage Worlds. A new edition of the Super Powers Companion will be released in 2021. Further details will be available when we get closer to release.
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Henry F October 16, 2020 1:38 pm UTC
Ah ok, thank you very much.
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James M August 30, 2019 9:15 am UTC
Is this companion for the new Adventure Edition rules or an older one?
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Kristian S October 17, 2019 6:24 pm UTC
It's for Deluxe, but according to Shane, the upcoming update for SWADE will be minimal.
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Shane H October 17, 2019 8:31 pm UTC
That's the plan, but so I don't mislead anyone, it *might* be more than I think. I won't know for sure until I dig into it officially, which hasn't started yet.
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Shane H October 15, 2020 5:06 pm UTC
Update: While the basics are the same, the changes are substantial...about like Savage Worlds Deluxe to SWADE.
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Marco R October 29, 2021 12:22 pm UTC
So basically if I only have this version and want to run a superhero game with SWADE, this version is useless? Or can it still work fine with just one or two minor tweaks?
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Shane H October 29, 2021 5:46 pm UTC
SWADE really just adds a few extra rules you can tack on to anything (Test and Support), so absolutely. You'll have to wing a few things here and there, but honestly, everything we've *ever* made is easy to run with the current edition...from our book (Evernight) on.
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Cameron D October 11, 2018 2:19 pm UTC
An awesome and easy to adapt system for making balanced superheroic play. Check out my full talk on Facebook at Comics, Clerics, & Controllers.
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Yann E April 14, 2018 7:54 am UTC
I like this book but I thinks there is missing powers who appears frequently in comics like space flight, regeneration from death, time travel, dimensional travel.

And there is no rules to create powers so I don't know how much power points would cost these powers. There will be a supplement book for powers ?
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Joseph M January 27, 2014 5:14 pm UTC
My biggest issue with the previous edition and NE was the big dice pools and exploding die values would make some challenges either too easy or bizarre. Has there been any rebalancing of the math behind how powers work?
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Eric F February 01, 2014 3:50 am UTC
You took the words out of my mouth. Really wanted to like NE, but ranged was a crazy unbalanced powerhouse compared to melee. 1 blaster could dish out tons more damage than a player made "Hulk" could.
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